Ordinations for the Archdiocese 2017

Permanent Diaconate Ordination

On Saturday, May 6, Archbishop Lori will ordain permanent deacons at the Cathedral of Mary Our Queen in Baltimore. There will be a choir rehearsal on Monday, May 1 from 7 to 9 pm in the choir room of the Cathedral.

Please register your interest in participating by signing up for a ticket according to your voice part through Eventbrite.

Transitional Deacons

On Saturday, May 27, Archbishop Lori will ordain three men as deacons on their journey to the priesthood:
Bill Keown – St. Paul, Ellicott City
John Streifel – St. James, Boonsboro
John Martinez – St. Clare, Essex
This celebration will take place at the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary in Baltimore. There will be a choir rehearsal at the Cathedral of Mary Our Queen on Monday, May 22 from 7 to 9 pm.

Seating in the balcony at the Basilica is limited. Please sign up early to make sure that there will be space available. Register your interest in participating by signing up for a ticket according to your voice part through Eventbrite.

Priesthood Ordination

On Saturday, June 24, Archbishop Lori will ordain Kevin Ewing from St. John, Hydes as a priest. This celebration will take place at the Cathedral of Mary Our Queen in Baltimore. There will be a choir rehearsal in the choir room at the Cathedral on Monday, June 19 from 7 to 9 pm.

Please register your interest in participating by signing up for a ticket according to your voice part through Eventbrite.

Priesthood Ordination Choir June 2016

On Saturday, June 25 at the Cathedral of Mary Our Queen, Michael Rubeling will be ordained to the priesthood. There will be one choir rehearsal on Monday, June 13 from 7 to 9 pm at the Cathedral.

If you would like to participate as part of the choir for this event, please sign up using Eventbrite for a ticket according to your voice part.

The ordination will begin at 10am on Saturday, June 25. Choir members are asked to be in the balcony by 9am for warm-up and rehearsal before Mass begins.

Priesthood Choir Rehearsal 2015

There is a rehearsal this Saturday for the Ordination to the Priesthood which will take place on Saturday, June 20. Music will be available for pickup at the rehearsal. I will also make the music available for download after the rehearsal is over. I expect us to meet in the church and to sing from behind the high altar for this event.

If you will be able to sing for this event and attend the rehearsal, please RSVP by sending an email to director@archbaltchoir.org.

Priesthood Ordination 2015

On Saturday, June 20 at the Cathedral of Mary, Our Queen, the following men will be ordained as priests:

  • Name – Parish
  • Chris de Leon – St. Louis, Clarksville
  • Joshua Laws – St. Stephen, Bradshaw
  • Francis Ouma – Sacred Heart, Glyndon
  • Carlos Osorio – St. Louis, Clarksville

Members of the music ministry at the parishes above and any other singers who would like to participate are invited to attend a rehearsal on Saturday, June 6 from 10 am to 12 noon at the Cathedral in order to prepare music for the celebration. Please indicate your interest in participating in the event by signing up to receive our email list for further details.