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Retired Auxiliary Bishop William C. Newman Dead at 88

May 20, 2017 Retired Auxiliary Bishop, William C. Newman, died this morning while in hospice care at Mercy Ridge Retirement Community in Timonium. He was 88 years old. In a statement, Baltimore Archbishop William E. Lori said, “I had the blessing of visiting with and anointing Bishop Newman shortly before his death and found him...
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New President Appointed to Lead St. Maria Goretti High School

May 05, 2017 Hagerstown, MD, May 5, 2017 – Mr. Christopher Cosentino has been appointed as the new president of St. Maria Goretti High School. He succeeds Mr. Richard Fairly, who has served as president of St. Maria Goretti since 2011. Mr. Cosentino is currently the Associate Superintendent for Secondary Schools and Government Programs for...
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Archbishop Condemns Murders in Egypt, Calls for an End to Religious Persecution

April 10, 2017 Most Rev. William E. Lori, Archbishop of Baltimore, issued the following statement following the deaths of 44 Egyptian Coptic Christians on Sunday: “The murder of so many innocent Christians, coming on the first day of Holy Week, is a horrific reminder of the religious persecution that still takes place in many parts...
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Cardinal William H Keeler, 14th Archbishop of Baltimore, Dead at Age 86

March 23, 2017 Served as Archbishop of Premier See 1989-2007, President of U.S. Bishops Conference 1992-1995   Archbishop William E. Lori announced today that Cardinal William H. Keeler, 14th Archbishop of Baltimore, died early this morning at St. Martin’s Home for the Aged in Catonsville. He was 86. Funeral arrangements will be announced once they...
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Funeral Arrangements for Cardinal William H. Keeler

Monday, March 27, 2017 Basilica of the National Shrine of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary 12:10 p.m. Daily Mass, celebrated by Archbishop William E. Lori 1:00 p.m. Reception of the body of Cardinal Keeler by Archbishop Lori 1:00-7:00 p.m. The body of Cardinal Keeler lies in repose 7:00 p.m. Vespers (Office for the...
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Archbishop Lori to Celebrate Ash Wednesday Masses Marking the Beginning of the Season of Lent; World Renowned Statue “Homeless Jesus” Begins Lenten Tour of the Archdiocese at the Basilica Wednesday

Archbishop William E. Lori, Archbishop of Baltimore, will celebrate the following Masses in Baltimore on Ash Wednesday, March 1, 2017 Baltimore Basilica, 409 Cathedral Street, Baltimore, 12:10 p.m.; The Cathedral of Mary Our Queen, 5200 N. Charles Street, 5:30 p.m. Ash Wednesday marks the beginning of Lent, the 40-day period when the Catholic Church asks...
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Teacher Accused of Child Sexual Abuse

Robert Bonner, a teacher, coach and part-time assistant athletic director at Our Lady of Mount Carmel School, a Catholic elementary and high school in Middle River, turned himself in to Baltimore County law enforcement officials today after a warrant for his arrest was issued Monday on charges of sex abuse of a minor, second degree...
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New Auxiliary Bishops to be Ordained at Mass Tomorrow

Nearly 2,000 people are expected to attend the Mass of Ordination for the Archdiocese of Baltimore’s two new auxiliary bishops, Monsignor Adam J. Parker and Monsignor Mark E. Brennan. The Mass will take place Thursday, January 19th at 2 p.m. at the Cathedral of Mary Our Queen and will be celebrated by Archbishop William E....
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Volunteer at Timonium Parish Accused of Child Sexual Abuse

Terence Smalls, a former volunteer at the Church of the Nativity in Timonium, was arrested yesterday on charges of child sex abuse. Mr. Smalls began volunteer work with the church in 2010 and was involved in various children’s programs. On December 2, 2016, after being given permission by the Police to do so, the Church...
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Pope Francis Appoints Two New Auxiliary Bishops for the Archdiocese of Baltimore

Today, Pope Francis appointed Monsignor Adam J. Parker and Monsignor Mark E. Brennan Auxiliary Bishops for the Archdiocese of Baltimore. Monsignor Parker currently serves as Vicar General and Moderator of the Curia for the Archdiocese of Baltimore and Monsignor Brennan is the current Pastor of St. Martin of Tours Catholic Church in Gaithersburg in the...
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Archbishop Lori to Hand Out 1,700 New Coats to Students in Baltimore City Catholic Schools, Head Start Programs Monday at 10 A.M.

Monday, November 21st, at 10 a.m. at Ss. James & John Catholic School,1012 Somerset Street in East Baltimore, Archbishop William E. Lori, Archbishop of Baltimore, and local members of the Knights of Columbus will hand out 1,700 new winter coats to students from Ss. James and John and three other Catholic schools serving children in...
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Archbishop William Lori to Launch K of C Novena Prayer in Run-Up to Election

Contact: Joseph Cullen, 203-415-9314, joseph.cullen@kofc.org Andrew Walther, 203-824-5412, andrew.walther@kofc.org For immediate release: Oct. 27, 2016 Prayer being encouraged by Knights of Columbus as Americans prepare to vote NEW HAVEN, Conn. – As the election nears, the Knights of Columbus is urging its members and other Catholic Americans to pray a novena – nine consecutive days...
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