On June 22, join us for the Thomas More Feast Day Mass
featuring Baltimore Archbishop William E. Lori as homilist
and followed by a lunch reception
Friday, June 22, 2018
Saint Joseph’s on Capitol Hill
313 2nd Street, NE
The Most Reverend William Edward Lori, S.T.D. was ordained to the priesthood for the Archdiocese of Washington in 1977, and served as Associate Pastor of Saint Joseph Parish in Landover, Maryland. Thereafter, he served as Secretary to James Cardinal Hickey, Chancellor, Moderator of the Curia, and Vicar General. In 1995, Archbishop Lori was ordained to the episcopate as Auxiliary Bishop of Washington and Titular Bishop of Bulla. In 2012, Pope Benedict XVI named the Most Rev. William E. Lori the 16th Archbishop of Baltimore.
On September 29, 2011, New York Archbishop Timothy M. Dolan, President of the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops appointed Archbishop Lori the chair of a newly formed Ad Hoc Committee for Religious Liberty. As chairman, he delivered testimony on religious freedom before the House Judiciary Committee and published Our First, Most Cherished Liberty, a comprehensive statement of the U.S. bishops on religious liberty.