Coverage of new auxiliary bishops for the Archdiocese of Baltimore

Bishops-designate Adam J. Parker (left) and Mark E. Brennan (right) will be ordained auxiliary bishops for the Archdiocese of Baltimore Jan. 19 at the Cathedral of Mary Our Queen in Baltimore.  

This page will be continuously updated with stories about their appointment and background, along with coverage of their ordination. 

Catholic Review articles

Family matters: Bishop Parker’s family describes him as caring leader and ‘instigator’  (Feb. 2, 2017)

Long haul: Bishop Brennan traces discipline, stamina to Greatest Generation parents (Feb. 2, 2017)

Friends, newcomers alike line up to welcome new bishops to Baltimore (Jan. 20, 2017)

Cardinals, bishops and clergy welcome new auxiliary bishops (Jan. 19, 2017)

‘Let us rejoice and be glad’: Two ordained as auxiliary bishops for Baltimore Archdiocese (Jan. 19, 2017)

Bishops-designate Adam Parker and Mark Brennan choose coats of arms (Jan. 18, 2017)

Bishop-designate Brennan dedicated his priesthood to parish ministry (Jan. 17, 2017) 

Bishop-designate Parker touched lives in parishes (Jan. 12, 2017)

Archbishop Lori introduces new auxiliary bishops for Archdiocese of Baltimore (Dec. 5, 2016)

Stunned Monsignor Parker prays ‘Thy will be done’ upon appointment as auxiliary bishop
 (Dec. 5, 2016)

Nomination as auxiliary bishop took Monsignor Brennan by surprise (Dec. 5, 2016)

Pope Francis appoints two auxiliary bishops for Baltimore: Monsignors Mark Brennan and Adam Parker  (Dec. 5, 2016)


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