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Metropolitan Archdiocese of

Baltimore

USA USA

Continent: North America

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Metropolitan Archdiocese, Premier See of USA

Area: 12,430 km²

Population: 503,084 Catholics (15.6% of 3,232,949 total) (2015)

Suffragan Sees: Arlington, Richmond, Wheeling–Charleston, Wilmington

Neighbouring Dioceses: Arlington (↙), Wheeling–Charleston (←), Greensburg (↖), Altoona–Johnstown (↖), Harrisburg (↑), Wilmington (→), Washington (↓)

Depends on: Congregation for Bishops

Patron Saint: Immaculate Conception (December 8), St. Ignatius of Loyola (July 31)

Cathedral Dedication Anniversary: November 15 (1959), May 31 (1821) (co-cathedral)

Statistics: 144 parishes, 485 priests (264 diocesan, 221 religious), 161 deacons, 1,229 lay religious (309 brothers, 920 sisters), 28 seminarians (2015)

Address: Catholic Center, 320 Cathedral St., Baltimore, MD 21201, USA

Phone: +1 (410) 547-5446

Websites: LinkTwitter Feed

History

Papal Visits


Special Churches

All Churches (169)

Arlington (↙), Wheeling–Charleston (←), Greensburg (↖), Altoona–Johnstown (↖), Harrisburg (↑), Wilmington (→), Washington (↓)

Present Prelates

Metropolitan Archbishop (2012.03.20 – ...):Archbishop William Edward Lori (66)Archbishop William Edward Lori (66)
Auxiliary Bishop (2016.12.05 – ...):Bishop Mark Edward Brennan (70)Bishop Mark Edward Brennan (70)

Titular Bishop of Rusibisir

Auxiliary Bishop (2016.12.05 – ...):Bishop Adam John Parker (45)Bishop Adam John Parker (45)

Titular Bishop of Tasaccora

Ordinaries

Metropolitan Archbishops of Baltimore (Roman Rite)

Archbishop William Edward Lori (66)Archbishop William Edward Lori (66)Permalink
(2012.03.20 – ...)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Baltimore (USA)

Caritas in veritate

Born:1951.05.06 (USA)
Ordained Priest:1977.05.14
Consecrated Bishop:1995.04.20

Titular Bishop of Bulla (1995.02.28 – 2001.01.23)

Auxiliary Bishop of Washington (USA) (1995.02.28 – 2001.01.23)

Bishop of Bridgeport (USA) (2001.01.23 – 2012.03.20)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Baltimore (USA) (2012.03.20 – ...)

Cardinal Edwin Frederick O’Brien (78)Cardinal Edwin Frederick O’Brien (78)Permalink
(Apostolic Administrator 2011.08.29 – 2012.03.20)

Cardinal Edwin Frederick O’Brien (78)Archbishop Edwin Frederick O’Brien (78) (later Cardinal)Permalink
(2007.07.12 – 2011.08.29)

Cardinal-Deacon of S. Sebastiano al Palatino
Grand Master of Equestrian Order of the Holy Sepulchre of Jerusalem
Metropolitan Archbishop emeritus of Baltimore (USA)

Pastores dabo vobis

Born:1939.04.08 (USA)
Ordained Priest:1965.05.29
Consecrated Bishop:1996.03.25
Created Cardinal:2012.02.18

Rector of Pontifical North American College (1990 – 1994)

Titular Bishop of Thizica (1996.02.06 – 1997.04.07)

Auxiliary Bishop of New York (USA) (1996.02.06 – 1997.04.07)

Coadjutor Archbishop Military Ordinary of United States of America (USA) (1997.04.07 – 1997.08.12)

Titular Archbishop of Thizica (1997.04.07 – 1998.03.07)

Archbishop Military Ordinary of United States of America (USA) (1997.08.12 – 2007.07.12)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Baltimore (USA) (2007.07.12 – 2011.08.29)

Pro-Grand Master of Equestrian Order of the Holy Sepulchre of Jerusalem (2011.08.29 – 2012.03.15)

Apostolic Administrator of Baltimore (USA) (2011.08.29 – 2012.03.20)

Cardinal-Deacon of S. Sebastiano al Palatino (2012.02.18 [2012.10.25] – ...)

Grand Master of Equestrian Order of the Holy Sepulchre of Jerusalem (2012.03.15 – ...)

Cardinal William Henry KeelerPermalink
(1989.04.06 – 2007.07.12)

Opus fac evangelistæ

Born:1931.03.04 (USA)
Ordained Priest:1955.07.17
Consecrated Bishop:1979.09.21
Created Cardinal:1994.11.26
Died:2017.03.23 († 86)

Titular Bishop of Ulcinj (1979.07.24 – 1983.11.10)

Auxiliary Bishop of Harrisburg (USA) (1979.07.24 – 1983.11.10)

Apostolic Administrator of Harrisburg (USA) (1983.09.03 – 1983.11.10)

Bishop of Harrisburg (USA) (1983.11.10 – 1989.04.06)

Vice-President of National Conference of Catholic Bishops (1989 – 1992)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Baltimore (USA) (1989.04.06 – 2007.07.12)

President of National Conference of Catholic Bishops (1992 – 1995)

Cardinal-Priest of S. Maria degli Angeli (1994.11.26 – 2017.03.23)

Apostolic Administrator of Richmond (USA) (2003.09.16 – 2004.03.31)

Archbishop William Donald BordersPermalink
(1974.03.25 – 1989.04.06)

Auscultabo ut serviam

Born:1913.10.09 (USA)
Ordained Priest:1940.05.18
Consecrated Bishop:1968.06.14
Died:2010.04.19 († 96)

Bishop of Orlando (USA) (1968.05.02 – 1974.03.25)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Baltimore (USA) (1974.03.25 – 1989.04.06)

Cardinal Lawrence Joseph ShehanPermalink
(1961.12.08 – 1974.04.02)

Sectamini caritatem / Omnia in caritate

Born:1898.03.18 (USA)
Ordained Priest:1922.12.23
Consecrated Bishop:1945.12.12
Created Cardinal:1965.02.22
Died:1984.08.26 († 86)

Titular Bishop of Lydda (1945.11.17 – 1953.08.25)

Auxiliary Bishop of Baltimore (USA) (1945.11.17 – 1953.08.25)

Bishop of Bridgeport (USA) (1953.08.25 – 1961.09.29)

Titular Archbishop of Nicopolis ad Nestum (1961.09.29 – 1961.12.08)

Coadjutor Archbishop of Baltimore (USA) (1961.09.29 – 1961.12.08)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Baltimore (USA) (1961.12.08 – 1974.04.02)

Cardinal-Priest of S. Clemente (1965.02.25 – 1984.08.26)

Archbishop Francis Patrick KeoughPermalink
(1947.11.29 – 1961.12.08)

Maria spes nostra

Born:1890.12.30 (USA)
Ordained Priest:1916.06.10
Consecrated Bishop:1934.05.22
Died:1961.12.08 († 70)

Bishop of Providence (USA) (1934.02.10 – 1947.11.29)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Baltimore (USA) (1947.11.29 – 1961.12.08)

Metropolitan Archbishops of Baltimore–Washington (Roman Rite)

Archbishop Michael Joseph CurleyPermalink
(1939.07.22 – 1947.05.16)

Quis ut Deus

Born:1879.10.12 (Ireland)
Ordained Priest:1904.03.19
Consecrated Bishop:1914.06.30
Died:1947.05.16 († 67)

Bishop of Saint Augustine (USA) (1914.04.03 – 1921.08.10)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Baltimore (USA) (1921.08.10 – 1939.07.22)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Baltimore–Washington (USA) (1939.07.22 – 1947.05.16)

Metropolitan Archbishops of Baltimore (Roman Rite)

Archbishop Michael Joseph CurleyPermalink
(1921.08.10 – 1939.07.22)

(see above)

Cardinal James GibbonsPermalink
(1877.10.03 – 1921.03.24)

Emitte spiritum tuum

Born:1834.07.23 (USA)
Ordained Priest:1861.06.30
Consecrated Bishop:1868.08.16
Created Cardinal:1886.06.07
Died:1921.03.24 († 86)

Titular Bishop of Adramyttium (1868.03.03 – 1872.07.30)

Vicar Apostolic of North Carolina (USA) (1868.03.03 – 1877.05.20)

Bishop of Richmond (USA) (1872.07.30 – 1877.05.29)

Titular Archbishop of Ionopolis (1877.05.29 – 1877.10.03)

Coadjutor Archbishop of Baltimore (USA) (1877.05.29 – 1877.10.03)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Baltimore (USA) (1877.10.03 – 1921.03.24)

Cardinal-Priest of S. Maria in Trastevere (1887.03.17 – 1921.03.24)

Protopriest of Sacred College of Cardinals (1920.12.07 – 1921.03.24)

Archbishop James Roosevelt BayleyPermalink
(1872.07.30 – 1877.10.03)

Per fidem non per speciem / Non habemus hic manentem civitatem

Born:1814.08.23 (USA)
Ordained Priest:1844.03.02
Consecrated Bishop:1853.10.30
Died:1877.10.03 († 63)

Bishop of Newark (USA) (1853.07.29 – 1872.07.30)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Baltimore (USA) (1872.07.30 – 1877.10.03)

Archbishop Martin John SpaldingPermalink
(1864.05.03 – 1872.02.07)

Auspice Maria

Born:1810.05.23 (USA)
Ordained Priest:1834.08.13
Consecrated Bishop:1848.09.10
Died:1872.02.07 († 61)

Titular Bishop of Lagania (1848.05.09 – 1850.02.11)

Coadjutor Bishop of Louisville (USA) (1848.05.09 – 1850.02.11)

Bishop of Louisville (USA) (1850.02.11 – 1864.05.03)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Baltimore (USA) (1864.05.03 – 1872.02.07)

Archbishop Francis Patrick KenrickPermalink
(1851.08.19 – 1863.07.08)

Gloria Deo pax hominibus

Born:1796.12.03 (USA)
Ordained Priest:1821.04.07
Consecrated Bishop:1830.06.06
Died:1863.07.08 († 66)

Titular Bishop of Arathia (1830.02.25 – 1842.04.22)

Coadjutor Bishop of Philadelphia (USA) (1830.02.25 – 1842.04.22)

Bishop of Philadelphia (USA) (1842.04.22 – 1851.08.19)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Baltimore (USA) (1851.08.19 – 1863.07.08)

Archbishop Samuel Eccleston, P.S.S.Permalink
(1834.10.19 – 1851.04.22)

Auspice Maria

Born:1801.06.27 (USA)
Ordained Priest:1825.04.24
Consecrated Bishop:1834.09.14
Died:1851.04.22 († 49)

Titular Archbishop of Thermæ (1834.03.04 – 1834.10.19)

Coadjutor Archbishop of Baltimore (USA) (1834.03.04 – 1834.10.19)

Apostolic Administrator of Richmond (USA) (1834.10.19 – 1840.11.22)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Baltimore (USA) (1834.10.19 – 1851.04.22)

Archbishop James WhitfieldPermalink
(1828.01.29 – 1834.10.19)

Auspice Maria

Born:1770.11.03 (USA)
Ordained Priest:1809.07.24
Consecrated Bishop:1828.05.25
Died:1834.10.19 († 63)

Titular Archbishop of Apollonia (1828.01.08 – 1828.01.29)

Coadjutor Archbishop of Baltimore (USA) (1828.01.08 – 1828.01.29)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Baltimore (USA) (1828.01.29 – 1834.10.19)

Archbishop Ambrose Maréchal, P.S.S.Permalink
(1817.07.14 – 1828.01.29)

Auspice Maria

Born:1768.12.04 (France)
Ordained Priest:1792.06.02
Consecrated Bishop:1817.12.14
Died:1828.01.29 († 59)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Baltimore (USA) (1817.07.14 – 1828.01.29)

Archbishop Leonard Neale, S.J.Permalink
(1815.12.03 – 1817.06.18)

Born:1746.10.15 (USA)
Ordained Priest:1773.06.05
Consecrated Bishop:1800.12.07
Died:1817.06.18 († 70)

Titular Archbishop of Gortyna (1795.04.17 – 1815.12.03)

Coadjutor Archbishop of Baltimore (USA) (1795.04.17 – 1815.12.03)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Baltimore (USA) (1815.12.03 – 1817.06.18)

Archbishop John CarrollPermalink
(1808.04.08 – 1815.12.03)

Ne derelinquas nos Domine Deus noster

Born:1735.01.08 (USA)
Ordained Priest:1761.02.14
Consecrated Bishop:1790.08.15
Died:1815.12.03 († 80)

Prefect Apostolic of United States of America (USA) (1784.06.09 – 1789.11.06)

Bishop of Baltimore (USA) (1789.11.06 – 1808.04.08)

Apostolic Administrator of Louisiana and the Two Floridas (USA) (1805.09.01 – 1812?)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Baltimore (USA) (1808.04.08 – 1815.12.03)

Bishops of Baltimore (Roman Rite)

Bishop John Carroll (later Archbishop)Permalink
(1789.11.06 – 1808.04.08)

(see above)

Prefects Apostolic of United States of America (Roman Rite)

Fr. John Carroll (later Archbishop)Permalink
(1784.06.09 – 1789.11.06)

(see above)

Former Prelates


as of 2017.07.04

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