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Long haul: Bishop Brennan traces discipline, stamina to Greatest Generation parents
Feb 02 2017
"Through my parents," Bishop Brennan said, "I learned how to work hard. Thank God, I’ve had the health and stamina so far to do it.”

Family matters: Bishop Parker's family describes him as caring leader and ‘instigator’
Feb 02 2017
Bishop Adam J. Parker was 10 years old when he made his first decision to serve the church.

Discerning staff: Mother Seton Academy teachers on path to religious life
Feb 02 2017
Two staff members of the Baltimore school are newly professed members of religious communities.

‘Let us rejoice and be glad’: Two ordained as auxiliary bishops for Baltimore Archdiocese
Jan 19 2017
Bishop Adam J. Parker and Bishop Mark E. Brennan were ordained to the episcopacy Jan. 19.

Cardinals, bishops and clergy welcome new auxiliary bishops
Jan 19 2017
“They are bishops of this moment in the face of the needs of the church today,” said Cardinal Donald Wuerl of Washington.

Catholic Review's top stories, blog posts and columns in 2016
Dec 30 2016
Check out our most-read stories, blog posts and columns that were posted to CatholicReview.org in 2016.

Vatican updates guidelines for educating priests
Dec 08 2016
The Catholic Church needs holy, healthy and humble priests and that requires prayers for vocations and the careful selection and training of candidates, said the Congregation for Clergy.

Priest-historian: 75 years later, Pearl Harbor ‘such a powerful event’
Dec 07 2016
The lesson to be learned from Pearl Harbor, a military chaplain said, is to be vigilant.

Coverage of appointment of Monsignors Brennan and Parker as auxiliary bishops of Baltimore
Dec 05 2016
The Catholic Review offers full coverage of the appointment of new auxiliary bishops for the Archdiocese of Baltimore.

Sulpicians mark 225 years of training men to be priests
Nov 23 2016
“St. Mary’s has formed more priests for the mission in parishes than any other (seminary) in the United States,” Father Brown said.