News & Events

Bull & Oyster Roast 2014

Apostleship of the Sea is once again preparing for it’s annual Bull and Oyster Roast, to be held this January 26th. For more details and to purchase tickets please contact Msgr. John FitzGerald at 443 845-7227 or email: AOSBaltproject@gmail.com.

Message for Sea Sunday: raise awareness of the working conditions of thousands of seafarers

Vatican City, 12 July 2013 (VIS) – “Sea Sunday” will be celebrated on 14 July and to mark the occasion the Pontifical Council for the Pastoral Care of Migrants and Itinerant Peoples has released a message signed by the president of the dicastery, Cardinal Antonio Maria Veglio, and the secretary, Archbishop Joseph Kalathiparambil, published in full here.

Bull & Oyster Roast 2013

Apostleship of the Sea is once again preparing for it’s annual Bull and Oyster Roast, to be held this January 27th. For more details and to purchase tickets please contact Msgr. John FitzGerald at 443 845-7227 or email: AOSBaltproject@gmail.com.

St. Peter’s Basillica, Vatican City, 29 June 2012

Archbishop William Lori, 16th Archbishop of Baltimore and Monsignor John L. FitzGerald, Executive Director of the Apostleship of the Sea Baltimore. This photo was taken at the statue of St. Peter on the occasion of the presentation of the pallium to 42 new Archbishops by Pope Benedict XVI on the Feast of Sts. Peter and Paul at St. Peter’s Basillica, Vatican City, 29 June 2012.

Knights of Columbus Maryland State Convention, Ocean City, MD May 4-6, 2012

We are happy to be joining the Knights of Columbus at the annual Maryland State Convention.

Newly Renovated & Expanded Stella Maris International Seafarers’ Center Ribbon Cutting & Dedication Ceremony

On Saturday October 15, 2011, Archbishop Edwin F. O’Brien presided over the Prayer Service, Ribbon Cutting and Dedication joined by clergy, volunteers, donors and friends.  It was a beautiful day spent with friends of seafarers who enjoyed a catered reception by Trinacria Italian Delicatessen of Baltimore.

View a slideshow of selected photographs from the ceremony.
View streaming video of ribbon cutting ceremony.
View streaming video of archbishop Edwin T. O’Brien greeting visitors.
View streaming video of patio area.

Apostleship of the Sea Christmas Shoebox Program 2012

Apostleship of the Sea is once again preparing its Christmas Shoebox Program for the international seafarers who will be in port in Baltimore this coming Christmas. Christmas Shoebox program presents will be due by Sunday December 16. If you belong to a youth, young adult, or senior citizen, or men’s/women’s group and would like your group to prepare Christmas shoeboxes, contact Msgr. John FitzGerald at 443 845-7227 or email: AOSBaltproject@gmail.com to inquire about details.

Volunteers for Apostleship of the Sea
Working or retired, we can accommodate your schedule. This ministry supports the Catholic faith of thousands of international seafarers whose ships call in the Port of Baltimore each year. Please contact Msgr John FitzGerald 443 690 2447 or email: aosbaltproject@gmail.com to inquire about details.

Donations Needed – Books & Clothing
Books/Magazines: Religious Magazines (e.g. Catholic Digest, St Anthony Messenger Press, Maryknoll, Columbia (Kof C), magazines from various religious orders), Time, Newsweek, US News & World Report, Sport magazines, Car magazines, hunting magazines, fishing magazines, travel magazines, National Geographic’s… etc. Unsolicited or used Religious Articles received in the mail (rosaries, medals, scapulars, badges. prayer booklets and prayer cards etc.).