Category Archives: Holy Rosary Church

Letter to Archdiocese of Baltimore

Fr. Ron Pytel’s homosexual lifestyle, sexual misconduct, excessive alcohol and other drug use were contrary to his vows and to the very public image he and the Baltimore Archdiocese profited from.┬áThere is no question that Fr. Ron Pytel abused his … Continue reading

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Faustina’s Canonization

A festive St. Peter’s Square was bedecked with spring flowers and budding saplings as the Church celebrated the first canonization of the Jubilee year and Pope John Paul II’s formal announcement that the Sunday after Easter would henceforth be known … Continue reading

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Living Proof

Father Ron Pytel has had some big days, but few were as important as Mercy Sunday 2000. “After my ordination, it was the most emotional day of my life,” Fr. Ron says of standing alongside the Holy Father on April … Continue reading

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Personal Testimony of Father Ronald P. Pytel

My name is Father Ronald Pytel, and I am the pastor of Holy Rosary Church in Baltimore, Maryland. Our parish church is the Archdiocesan Shrine for Divine Mercy. It is also noteworthy to mention that Pope John Paul II visited … Continue reading

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History of Holy Rosary Parish

The history of Holy Rosary Parish in Baltimore mirrors the early history of the Poles who left their native land to settle here in search of a better life with personal, political and religious freedom. The beginning of this ethnic … Continue reading

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In memory of 3 from Poland

It was 1995 and the Rev. Ronald P. Pytel of Baltimore’s Holy Rosary Roman Catholic Church believed he was dying. He and his parishioners prayed to Faustina Kowalska, a Polish nun who had been recently beatified, and suddenly the congestive … Continue reading

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Recovery deemed work of a saint

Four years ago, The Rev. Ronald P. Pytel’s doctors took one look at his severely damaged heart and said he could die at any time. Months later, in a recovery doctors struggled to explain, he was found to be problem-free, … Continue reading

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Catholics to gather for pilgrimage to Washington

More than 1,800 Roman Catholics from the Archdiocese of Baltimore will assemble today in a biennial pilgrimage to the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception in Washington.

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