Ordinations for the Archdiocese 2019

Transitional Diaconate Ordination

On Saturday, May 11, Archbishop Lori will ordain the following men as deacons on their journey to the priesthood:

  • Zachary Crowley
  • Brendan Fitzgerald
  • Evan Ponton
  • Jeremy Smith

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 SATURDAY, May 4 from 10am to 12noon.

Please register your interest in participating by signing up for a ticket according to your voice part. Tickets will not be necessary for entry.

Permanent Diaconate Ordination

On Saturday, May 25, Archbishop Lori will ordain the following men as deacons for the Archdiocese of Baltimore:

Michael Christopher Sindall
Matthew Joseph Kolb
William Charles Hoppe
John Paul Micciche
Robert Scott McCord
John Francis McCabe, III
Steven James Sarnecki
Brian David Ribblett
José Antonio Rivera-Rivera
José Rubén Morales
Michael John McKinney
Andrew Lacovara
Manuel de Jesús Hernandez-Jovel
Christopher Joseph Yeung


Please register your interest in participating by signing up for a ticket according to your voice part. Tickets will not be necessary for entry.

Priesthood Ordination

On Saturday, June 22, Archbishop Lori will ordain the following men as priests for the Archdiocese of Baltimore:

  • Matt Defusco
  • Matt Himes
  • Tyler Kline

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 17 from 7 to 9 pm.


Please register your interest in participating by signing up for a ticket according to your voice part. Tickets will not be necessary for entry.

Dress for these events will be black and white. Seating in the balcony at the Basilica is limited. Please sign up early to make sure that there will be space available. The Cathedral balcony does not have an elevator.