St. Rita Catholic Church in Old Dundalk will be celebrating its 100th anniversary on May 22, 2022, but the church will be hosting events leading up to the big celebration.

On Sunday, Nov. 7, at 11:15 a.m., and Sunday, Dec. 5 at 9 a.m., there will be healing masses.

On Sunday, Dec. 19, at 4 p.m., the church will host a Christmas concert.

There will be a children’s retreat on Saturday, Jan. 30 at noon, and parents can RSVP by calling 410-633-2828.

Just in time for Valentines Day, the church will be hosting a vow renewal ceremony at 11:15 a.m. on Sunday, Feb. 13.

There will be a movie night at the church on Saturday, April 30, and attendees are welcome to bring their own snacks and chairs.

And on the big day, May 22, 2022, at 11:15 a.m., there will be a feast day and an anniversary celebration. After that, at 3 p.m., there will be an anniversary dinner, for which the cost is to be determined.

In the meantime, those with a connection to St. Rita are welcome to submit their photos and memories to, or bring them to the office at Sacred Heart of Mary, 6736 Youngstown Avenue.