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Funeral arrangements for Bishop Newman announced

A Mass of Christian Burial will be offered May 29 at 11 a.m. at the Cathedral of Mary Our Queen in Homeland.
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Bishop Newman, remembered for doing ‘what I was asked to do’ for Baltimore Archdiocese, dies at 88

Bishop William C. Newman, a native son whose diverse service to the Archdiocese of Baltimore included being a parish priest, superintendent of schools and auxiliary bishop, died May 20 at Mercy Ridge Retirement Community in Timonium.
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BOOST scholarship program accepting applications

Scholarships range from $1,000 to $4,400 each, with the highest amount going to students who qualify for the federal government’s free or reduced-price meals program and are transferring from public schools.
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God dreams big, wants to transform world, defeat evil, pope says

God is right by the side of each person on earth, seeing each individual’s pain and wanting to bring hope and joy, Pope Francis said.
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Baltimore Catholic school students meet Plank, their benefactor

With music, dance and games, children from four Catholic community schools in Baltimore gathered May 9 to celebrate their being the first “Plank Scholars,” a new part of Partners in Excellence (PIE).
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Panel: When community tensions erupt, faith can help diffuse violence

Catholics and many other faith communities helped the affected areas of the city reconstruct and attempt a path toward healing, Archbishop Lori said.
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The Least of These: Stella Maris volunteers bring companionship, Communion to the dying

“Not being afraid of death, to walk this journey with people, it’s a sacred thing,” said Religious Sister of Mercy Karen McNally.
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Eight to be ordained permanent deacons for Baltimore Archdiocese

Eight men will be ordained permanent deacons for the Archdiocese of Baltimore May 6 at the Cathedral of Mary Our Queen in Homeland.
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Coffee & Doughnuts with Jim Hunter

Jim Hunter, Baltimore Orioles announcer and parishioner of St. Mark in Fallston, sits down with the Catholic Review.
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