New principal named for Mother Mary Lange Catholic School in Baltimore City

Alisha Jordan has been named as the new principal of Mother Mary Lange Catholic School, the first new Catholic school in Baltimore City in nearly 60 years. 
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Archdiocese of Baltimore will use this moment in history to combat racism

Sherita Thomas will work with a team of consultants to initiate an arch­diocesan-wide series of dialogues on racism and assist in examining and improving efforts to increase diversity and inclusiveness at every level of the archdiocese.
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New Baltimore auxiliary bishop wanted to be a ‘frontier priest’

Redemptorist Father Bruce Lewandowski was surprised June 1 by a call from Archbishop Christophe Pierre, apostolic nuncio – the pope’s representative in the United States – relating that Pope Francis had selected the pastor of Sacred Heart of Jesus/Sagrado Corazón de Jesús Parish in Highlandtown as the archdiocese’s new auxiliary bishop. The appointment was announced...
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El nuevo obispo auxiliar quería ser un ‘sacerdote de la frontera’

El padre redentorista Bruce Lewandowski se dirigía al cementerio el 1 de junio para un servicio junto a la tumba cuando recibió una llamada de un número que no reconoció.
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El Papa nombra al Redentorista como nuevo obispo auxiliar de Baltimore

El Papa Francisco nombró al Padre Redentorista Bruce A. Lewandowski como un nuevo obispo auxiliar de Baltimore. El anuncio fue publicado el 10 de junio por el Arzobispo Christophe Pierre, nuncio apostólico en los Estados Unidos. El obispo designado ha servido desde 2015 como pastor de la parroquia Sacred Heart of Jesus / Sagrado Corazón...
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Pope names Highlandtown Redemptorist as new auxiliary bishop for Baltimore

Pope Francis named Redemptorist Father Bruce A. Lewandowski as a new auxiliary bishop of Baltimore. The announcement was publicized June 10 by Archbishop Christophe Pierre, apostolic nuncio to the United States.
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Are our hearts ready to reopen?

You think it’s been hard for you to find disinfecting wipes for your home? Think of finding enough disinfectant for church pews that seat hundreds of people. You’ve had problems finding a small bottle of hand sanitizer? Multiply those needs by 100 or 1,000.
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Archbishop Lori: Holy Spirit should shake out complacency over racism

Archbishop William E. Lori harkened back to the first Pentecost when the Holy Spirit shook the house where Jesus’ disciples had gathered and came with a fire of charity to consume every false idol.
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Archbishop Lori calls Knights founder a ‘visionary leader’ as miracle approved for beatification

Baltimore Archbishop William E. Lori felt “great joy” when he heard the news that Pope Francis had accepted a miracle attributed to the intercession of Father Michael McGivney, founder of the Knights of Columbus.
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Howard County withdraws restrictions that would have curtailed Eucharist

In an executive order issued May 26, the county executive of Howard County issued regulations for religious institutions that would seem to disallow the distribution of the Eucharist in Catholic churches. After the Archdiocese of Baltimore expressed “serious concerns” about the order, the county acknowledged that the restriction would be withdrawn.
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Public Masses will begin again in Archdiocese of Baltimore, with restrictions

Some parishes in the Archdiocese of Baltimore will offer public Masses May 30-31, the feast of Pentecost, for the first time since mid-March, as the state of Maryland slowly reopens in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic.
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Parishes plan for reopening

The Archdiocese of Baltimore started Phase I of its reopening plan May 15, allowing churches to be open for private prayer and adoration. Parishes may offer the sacraments of reconciliation and baptism, and funeral and wedding Masses may be held with a limit of 10 attendees.
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