Our Lady of Pompei Catholic Church
South Conkling & Claremont Streets, Baltimore, Maryland
A Highlandtown parish since 1923
Our Lady of Pompei is a Roman Catholic church ministering to the community of Highlandtown in Baltimore, Maryland since 1923.
Our Lady of Pompei was founded as a parish in 1923 by Italians from the Naples Province of Vincentian Father to serve the Italian immigrant community in Highlandtown. The first mass was held on June 1, 1924. The first pastor and founder was Fr. Luigi Scialdone, C.M. (Congregation of the Mission).
True to its missionary roots, Our Lady of Pompei continues to serve the Latino immigrant community in Highlandtown.
The feast day for Our Lady of Pompei is celebrated on the first weekend in October