Fr. Donald Grzymski, OFM Conv. (President of Archbishop Curley High School) presented the Cornerstone Awards. Fr. Michael Heine, OFM Conv. (Vicar Provincial for Our Lady of the Angels Province) was the main celebrant and homilist. The Mass was served by our friar deacon, Friar Christopher Dudek, OFM Conv. (Campus Minister, Theology & Modern Language Instructor at Archbishop Curley, as well as Deacon for St. Casimir Church & St. Elizabeth of Hungary Catholic Church, Baltimore)Last year, our Baltimore, MD high school ministry, Archbishop Curley High School, launch its first Cornerstone Day, as a day honoring all those of the “Curley Family” since the placing of the school’s cornerstone on April 17, 1962. Each year, a day in April will be set aside to recognize and honor individuals and groups who have promoted the mission of Archbishop Curley High School.
Our friars have been serving at Curley since the beginning stages of its development in 1961. Last year, during the inaugural year for Cornerstone Day, Our Lady of the Angels Province Minister Provincial, the Very Reverend Fr. James McCurry, OFM Conv. received the first Cornerstone Award, on behalf of all of the friar who have served through the years.
April 2, 2019: During the livestreamed Cornerstone Mass,
celebrated by Our Lady of the Angels Province Vicar Provincial, Fr. Michael Heine, OFM Conv.,
this year’s honorees were saluted and awards were presented by
Curley’s President, Fr. Donald Grzymski, OFM Conv.
This year’s honorees:
Mission Support Cornerstone: The Alumni Association
Scholarship Donors Cornerstone: Joe ’69 and Arleen Citro
Dedicated Volunteers Cornerstone: Dave ’80 and Darlene Gerstmyer & Tim ’71 and Rita Everd
Unsung Alumnus Cornerstone: Dr. Dave Lumsden ’79
Long Serving Faculty and Staff Cornerstone: Richard “Coach” Patry