Near Bryantown in Charles County, Maryland — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Rev. Lawrence Anthony Bender, S.S.
November 14, 1924 – February 5, 2004
Education. St. Mary’s Elementary, Notre Dame High School, Bryantown, MD 1931–1942 • St. Charles College Seminary, Catonsville, MD 1942–1945 • Bachelor’s Degree, St. Mary’s Seminary, Paca Street, Baltimore, MD 1946–1947 • S.T.B. & S.T.L. Degrees, St. Mary’s Seminary & University, Baltimore, MD 1947–1951 • Master’s Degree, Catholic University, Washington, DC 1953 • S.T.D. Degree, Angelicum, Rome 1957–1958.
Ordination. St. Matthew’s Cathedral, Archdiocese of Washington, DC May 19, 1951 • First Mass, St. Mary’s Church, Bryantown, MD May 20, 1951.
Assignments. Professor, St. Charles College Seminary, Catonsville, MD 1951–1952 • Solitude, St. Mary’s Seminary, Paca Street, Baltimore, MD 1952–1953 • Joined Society of Saint Sulpice (S.S.) 1953 • Professor, St. Stephen’s Seminary, Hawaii 1953–1957 • Professor, St. Mary’s Seminary & University, Baltimore, MD 1958–1965 • Founded parish, Cuernavaca, Mexico 1966 • Professor, St. John’s Seminary, Plymouth, MI 1966–1967 • Director of Theology, Seminario Conciliar, Bogota, Colombia 1967–1968 • Director of Theology, Seminario Conciliar, Guatemala 1968 • Rector & Professor, San Carlos Borromeo Seminary, Rosario, Argentina 1968–1974 •
Location. 38° 32.385′ N, 76° 50.208′ W. Marker is near Bryantown, Maryland, in Charles County. Marker can be reached from Olivers Shop Road (Maryland Route 232) 1.2 miles south of Leonardtown Road (Maryland Route 5). Touch for map. It is in St. Mary’s Church Cemetery, to the left of the church. Marker is in this post office area: Bryantown MD 20617, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 2 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. St. Mary’s Church and Cemetery (approx. ¼ mile away); St. Mary’s Church (approx. ¼ mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Bryantown.
More about this marker. “S.S.” after his name indicates that the Reverend Bender was a member of the Society of Saint Sulpice, a community of diocesan priests that educate other priests.
Categories. • Education • Notable Persons •
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