July 23, 2019

There were three jolly fishermen (a fishing tale)

Once upon a time there was a boy who loved to fish. He dreamed about fishing. He talked about fishing. He couldn’t get enough of it—even though he had only caught one fish in three years.
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Black clergy, religious women soak up Baltimore history at joint conference

The gathering began with a Mass honoring jubilarians at Historic St. Francis Xavier, the first Black Catholic church in the United States.
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Bishop Brennan prepares to address issues in West Virginia

Bishop Mark E. Brennan, named by Pope Francis July 23 as the ninth bishop of the Diocese of Wheeling-Charleston, W.Va., acknowledged that he will face difficulties in his new post. The diocese encompasses the whole state of West Virginia, home to some of the poorest people in the country and an epicenter for the opioid...
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Bishop Brennan named to lead Wheeling-Charleston diocese

Pope Francis named Bishop Mark E. Brennan as bishop of the Diocese of Wheeling-Charleston, which encompasses the state of West Virginia. The July 23 announcement was publicized in Washington, D.C., by Archbishop Christophe Pierre, apostolic nuncio to the United States. He will become the ninth bishop of the diocese, which had been the Diocese of...
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Statement of Archbishop Lori on Appointment of New Bishop of Wheeling-Charleston

Archbishop William E. Lori, Archbishop of Baltimore and Apostolic Administrator of the Diocese of Wheeling-Charleston, issued the following statement on the appointment of Bishop Mark Brennan as Bishop of Wheeling-Charleston.
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