Priests and Deacons

Secrecy of confession must never be violated, Vatican says

Pope Francis ordered the publication of a document affirming the absolute secrecy of everything said in confession and calling on priests to defend it at all costs, even at the cost of their lives.
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Deacon ‘Monti’ Montalto promoted respect for life, shared immense spirit

As a friend put it, Deacon 'Monti' was dedicated to his country, family and the Archdiocese of Baltimore.
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Archbishop Lori announces clergy appointments

Archbishop William E. Lori announces the following appointments, which took effect Sept. 1.
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Baltimore native joins seminary in hopes of becoming parish priest

Tommy O'Donnell will begin seminary studies at Mount St. Mary's Seminary in Emmitsburg, Maryland, in mid-August, where he will remain for the next seven years.
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