Congratulations to Sister Irene Pryle, who was awarded the Cross Pro Ecclesia et Pontifice, on her more then 40 years as principal of Our Lady of Hope/St. Luke School in Dundalk!.The Cross Pro Ecclesia et Pontifice, was first issued in 1888 by Pope Leo XIII, the medal features a gold Greek cross with the images of apostles Peter and Paul and name of the reigning pope in Latin. The papal honors, petitioned by Archbishop Lori to the Vatican, will be conferred in the archdiocese for the first time in more than a decade.
Read the full list of awards at the Catholic Review here: https://catholicreview.org/papal-honors-call-from-archbishop-lori-leaves-award-winners-surprised-and-in-awe/
Also, the Oblate Sisters of Baltimore's Founder, Mother Mary Elizabeth Lange, will recieve papal honors Sept 23.