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Bishops of the Baltimore Province gather for Mass in Arlington

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Eight bishops concelebrated Mass at the Cathedral of St. Thomas More in Arlington March 18.

The bishops of Arlington, Richmond, Baltimore, and Wheeling-Charleston had gathered for a Baltimore provincial meeting in Arlington. Bishop Michael F. Burbidge invited the bishops in attendance to concelebrate Mass at the Cathedral of St. Thomas More.

The dioceses of Arlington, Richmond, Baltimore, Wheeling-Charleston, and Wilmington are all part of the Ecclesiastical Province of Baltimore.

Archbishop William E. Lori of the Archdiocese of Baltimore was the principal celebrant and homilist at Mass, which was attended largely by St. Thomas More Cathedral School students.

Those in attendance included Baltimore Auxiliary Bishop Denis J. Madden; Baltimore Auxiliary Bishop Adam J. Parker; Arlington Bishop Michael F. Burbidge; Arlington Bishop Emeritus Paul S. Loverde; Baltimore Archbishop William E. Lori; Wheeling-Charleston, W.Va., Bishop Mark E. Brennan; Baltimore Auxiliary Bishop Bruce A. Lewandowski, C.Ss.R.; and Richmond Bishop Barry C. Knestout.

© Arlington Catholic Herald 2021