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 June 10.
“I’m very humbled and I never saw this coming,” he said in an interview.

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 de Jesús en Highlandtown, en el este de Baltimore, considerado por muchos como el corazón de la comunidad hispana en la arquidiócesis. También ha servido los últimos siete meses como delegado del arzobispo para el ministerio hispano.

2020 Catholic School Teachers of the Year announced

James Sellinger, Chancellor of Education for the Archdiocese of Baltimore and Dr. Donna Hargens, Superintendent of Catholic Schools for the Archdiocese of Baltimore, announced May 20 the 2020 Archdiocesan and Independent Catholic School Teachers of the Year.


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