December 10, 2006
Baltimore Lady of Guadalupe Mass planned today The Archdiocese of Baltimore's annual Mass for Our Lady of Guadalupe will take place at 3 p.m. today at the Cathedral of Mary Our Queen, 5200 North Charles St. Cardinal William H. Keeler will preside, and Auxiliary Bishop Felipe de Jesus Estevez of Miami will be principal celebrant and homilist. Auxiliary Bishop Mitchell T. Rozanski, the Baltimore archdiocese's vicar for Hispanics, will concelebrate the Mass. The program will begin at 2 p.m. with music, recitation of the rosary and a dramatization by young adults.
May 2, 2006
Harvey Bullock, 84, a writer for The Andy Griffith Show and other television comedies, died April 23 at a hospital in Laguna Beach, Calif., of age-related illnesses. Born in North Carolina, Mr. Bullock graduated from Duke University with a bachelor's degree in English. He served in the Navy during World War II, writing and transmitting fake radio messages designed to mislead the Germans. He spent five years writing for The Andy Griffith Show. In the late 1960s, he and writing partner Ray Allen collaborated on the screenplays for the comedy movies Who's Minding the Mint?
May 11, 2005
The Vatican chose a Catholic relief official and former Baltimore priest yesterday to be the city's next auxiliary bishop, overseeing 52 parishes and 54,862 Catholics as the urban vicar of the archdiocese. Bishop-elect Denis J. Madden, the first U.S. bishop to be appointed by Pope Benedict XVI, worked in the city as a counselor to priests in the 1970s and 1980s before he embarked on relief and conflict-resolution missions. Those travels led him to Israel, Lebanon and, most recently, New York, where he oversaw a Vatican relief agency.
October 17, 2004
Bishop Adolfo Hernandez Hurtado, 84, who promoted the cause of several martyrs who were named saints, died Friday after a lengthy illness, the Roman Catholic archdiocese of Guadalajara reported. Bishop Hernandez was ordained in 1943 and in 1958 became the first bishop of Tapachula, Mexico's southernmost city. He later served in Zamora and as auxiliary bishop of the archdiocese of Guadalajara. As president of the Episcopal Commission for the Cause of the Saints, he worked on the process that eventually led to the canonization of several Mexican martyrs by Pope John Paul II. Tommy Kalmanir, 78, a starting halfback on the 1951 Los Angeles Rams championship team and former Oakland Raiders assistant coach, died Tuesday of pneumonia in Fresno, Calif.
August 24, 2004
Anne Arundel priest being ordained today as an auxiliary bishop The Rev. Mitchell T. Rozanski, pastor of St. John the Evangelist Roman Catholic Church in Severna Park, will be ordained an auxiliary bishop for the Archdiocese of Baltimore at 2 p.m. today at the Cathedral of Mary Our Queen. At the ceremony, Cardinal William H. Keeler, archbishop of Baltimore, also will appoint Rozanski to the position of eastern vicar, in which he will oversee approximately 300,000 Catholics in 60 parishes in Anne Arundel, Baltimore and Harford counties.
July 3, 2004
Monsignor Mitchell T. Rozanski, who has spent the past two decades helping shepherd parishes across the region, was named an auxiliary bishop in the Archdiocese of Baltimore yesterday by Pope John Paul II. Rozanski, 46, pastor of St. John the Evangelist in Severna Park, will assume the role of eastern vicar, overseeing 64 parishes and 44 schools in Anne Arundel, Baltimore and Harford counties. As one of three active auxiliary bishops, he will also assist in the visitation of parishes and the administering of the sacrament of confirmation throughout the archdiocese.