Welcome, Bishop-designate Bruce Lewandowski!

Pope Francis announced June 10 that Redemptorist Father Bruce Lewandowski, pastor of Sacred Heart of Jesus-Sagrado Corazón de Jesús Parish in Highlandtown since 2015, has been named the newest auxiliary bishop of the Archdiocese of Baltimore. The bishop-designate has served the last seven months as the archbishop’s delegate for Hispanic Ministry. He will be ordained a bishop Aug. 18 at the Cathedral of Mary Our Queen in Homeland.

El Papa Francisco nombró al Padre Redentorista Bruce A. Lewandowski como un nuevo obispo auxiliar de Baltimore. El obispo designado ha servido desde 2015 como pastor de la parroquia Sacred Heart of Jesus- Sagrado Corazón de Jesús en Highlandtown, en el este de Baltimore. También ha servido los últimos siete meses como delegado del arzobispo para el ministerio hispano. Será ordenado obispo el 18 de agosto en la Catedral de María Nuestra Reina en la Patria.

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Baltimore parishioners overjoyed as they keep a pastor and gain a bishop

Come August, he’ll have gained the title “His Excellency,” but for the parishioners of Sacred Heart of Jesus-Sagrado Corazón de Jesús in Highalndtown and its mission church of St. Patrick in Fells Point, he’ll remain and always be “Padre Bruce.”
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Highlandtown pastor urges more COVID-19 testing sites in hard-hit Latino and African American communities

Bishop-designate Bruce Lewandowski, C.Ss.R., appealed to Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan Jr. June 10 to increase free COVID-19 testing in Baltimore to expand beyond his parish of Sacred Heart of Jesus/Sagrado Corazón de Jesús in Highlandtown.
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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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