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Virginia Marie Shipley

Virginia Marie Shipley, age 76, affectionately known as Ginny passed away on May 23, 2018 surrounded by her loving family in Columbia, Maryland. Ginny was born on July 20, 1941 in Baltimore, Maryland to the late Mary F. Fant (nee Smoak) and George W. Fant. Ginny is the beloved wife of Kenneth E. Shipley; loving mother of Toni Stauffer, Kenneth Shimmel (deceased), Franklin Kleinsmith, William Kleinsmith, Evelyn Riccio, Karla Schenning and Karen Mooring; cherished grandmother of 16 grandchildren and 14 great grandchildren. Also, survived by other loving relatives and friends.
Family members and friends will honor Ginny’s life at the family owned and operated AMBROSE FUNERAL HOME OF LANSDOWNE, with a public visitation on Tuesday, May 29, 2018 from 3-5 pm & 7-9 pm. A Memorial Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at the St. Athanasius Chapel, 4708 Prudence Street,Baltimore, Maryland 21226 beginning at 2 pm on Wednesday, May 30, 2018.


Mary M. Stanley (Madge)

On May 22, 2018. Mary passed away at 78 years old. She is the beloved mother of Tony Stanley and his wife Rita, Jerry Stanley and his wife Dawn, Grace McCloskey, and Dawn Blom and husband Coby; Loving grandmother of Jess, Kaitlyn, Joe, Lindsay, Madeline, Matthew, Emily, Joey and great grandmother of Abby and Zack; Cherished sister of Darlene and Barbara. Madge was well known in the Brooklyn Community. She worked for the 4100 Club for 41 years and an avid Colts, Orioles and Ravens Fan.

Visit Gonce Funeral Service P.A. 4001 Ritchie Highway on Wednesday, May 30 from 3 to 5 and 7 to 9 PM. A Memorial Mass will be celebrated Thursday, May 31 at 10 AM in St. Rose of Lima Church.



Vendor Night

The St. Athanasius Women’s Club is hosting a Vendor Night on Saturday, June 9, 2018 after the 4:00 p.m. Mass in the St. Athanasius Church Hall.  Come and shop some of the most popular home-based businesses! To learn more, call Karen Konerth at 410-636-0152.

Vacation Bible School

Mark your calendars and join us for our Vacation Bible School – Grade 3 – 8.  Venture into an uncharted island where kids survive and thrive!  See the flyer for more details or call the Parish Office at 410-355-5740.

Parish Bingo

Friday, June 1, 2018 ~ Doors open at 5:45 p.m. ~    Bingo begins at 7:00 p.m. ~ Party Packs $10.00.  Specials available. Featuring: Fill the card ~ Jackpot Game $500 ~ 60 numbers ~ Magic Number ~ $625.00 ~ Door Prizes & Refreshments ~ Kitchen Special: TBA. Bonanza and Early Bird Games begin at 7:00 p.m.  Gift Certificates available in $10 and $20 packages. Must be at least 18 yrs. old to attend. The event is smokefree and handi-cap accessible.  Invite a Friend! For more information, call the Parish Office at 410-355-5740, 410-530-6117 or 410-636-6496. Future Bingo is July 6.

Join us for mass

St. Athanasius
Tuesday 8 a.m. Communion Service St. Athanasius Chapel
Wednesday 7 p.m., St. Joseph Novena St. Athanasius Chapel
Thursday, Friday, Saturday 8 a.m. St. Athanasius Chapel
Saturday 4 p.m.
Sunday 8 a.m. and 10:30 a.m.
St. Rose Lima
Wednesday 7 p.m., St. Joseph Novena St. Athanasius Chapel
Thursday, Friday, Saturday 8 a.m. St. Athanasius Chapel
Sunday 9:15 a.m.