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Faith keeps young parishioner strong in battle with brain cancer and Lyme disease

When Corey Dregier was a student at Archbishop Curley High School in Baltimore, one burning goal consumed his life: making it into one of the nation’s top collegiate ice hockey...
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Annapolis family finds home in the Catholic faith

Nearly 700 catechumens and candidates participated in the Rite of Election and the Call to Continuing Conversion at three locations across the Archdiocese of Baltimore.
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Movie Review: ‘Black Panther’

Though the mayhem on screen, which ranges from hand-to-hand combat to a high-flying, high-tech dogfight, is treated with restraint, touches of vulgarity may give some parents of older teens pause....
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Bishop Madden to lead Baltimore prayer walk for peace Feb. 28

Bishop Denis J. Madden, urban vicar and auxiliary bishop emeritus of Baltimore, will lead a prayer walk for peace Feb. 28 at St. Ignatius, 740 North Calvert Street, in Baltimore.
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Jim Lackey, longtime CNS editor who embraced old and new media, retires

Greg Erlandson, CNS director and editor-in-chief, said Lackey "kept CNS in the digital game" in recent years and said Lackey was the "model of a Catholic journalist: resilient, generous, dogged...
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Sister Angela Erhard dies at 92

A funeral Mass was offered for Sister of St. Francis Angela Erhard Feb. 15  at Assisi House in Aston, Pa. She died Feb. 9 at 92 after 74 years as...
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PASTORAL LETTER

Archbishop William E. Lori discusses his second pastoral letter, “The Enduring Power of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s Principles of Nonviolence.”

The archbishop sees the letter as a pastoral tool in parishes and a springboard for preaching about racism and Dr. King’s principles of nonviolent direct action. 

“A change of heart spurs you to act differently,” he said, “and to act in a positive way to achieve the good.”

Lent 2018

During Lent, which began Feb. 14 on Ash Wednesday, we are asked to devote ourselves to seeking the Lord in prayer, to service by giving alms and to sacrifice self-control through fasting.

Journey through the season with a daily inspiration calendar from the USCCB and find suggestions for daily reading, reflection and prayer.

'Don't give up'

Corey Dregier

Despite brutal twin diagnoses of Lyme disease and brain cancer, 26-year-old Corey Dregier maintains a positive attitude and zest for life.

A parishioner of St. Francis de Sales in Abindgon who plays the drums for his church’s contemporary music group, Dregier said new worlds have been open to him after illness took away his dream of playing ice hockey for a top-notch collegiate program. 

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More 'Faces of Faith'

Trusting in Divine Providence

“Whenever you feel down or if you feel like you don’t have anyone, you always have God,” said Melanie Cabo, a student at St. Frances Academy in Baltimore. “He’s there for you.”
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Young adult’s vibrant faith makes an impact at Cockeysville parish

“I’ve heard that some young people here call her ‘Mama.’ This gives me great joy to have someone in our parish with such great impact on young adults,” Father Osorio said.
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Outreach fueled by faith

Several years after Brian Gracie began raising funds to support the Franciscan Center’s emergency assistance programs for impoverished people in Baltimore, a member of his own family found himself in need of those very services.
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Monday of the First Week of Lent

TODAY'S READINGS

“Amen, I say to you, whatever you did for one of these least brothers of mine, you did for me.”

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A Response to the Netflix Series, "The Keepers"

Promise to Protect and Promote Healing

Watch video interviews with key figures and access fact sheets, statements, news articles and other resources here.

We are called to be a light brightly visible, not to proclaim ourselves but to proclaim Christ Jesus as Lord (2 Corinthians 4:5).”
– Archbishop William E. Lori 

Archbishop William E. Lori greets the faithful following an Ash Wednesday Mass Feb. 14 at the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary in Baltimore. (Kevin J. Parks/CR Staff)

Welcome to the Archdiocese of Baltimore

God calls the Catholics of the Archdiocese of Baltimore to be a welcoming, worshipping community of faith, hope, and love. Through his Spirit, the Lord Jesus lives in those who believe, and reaches into our world with his saving message and healing love.

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The Archdiocese of Baltimore has 153 parishes and missions located in nine counties and the City of Baltimore.

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Embracing God’s Plan for Marriage: A Scripture Study for Couples

Popular author and speaker Mark Hart and his wife, Melanie, help illuminate the truths about married love with key Scripture passages and insightful questions for reflection and prayer.

Christlife

ChristLife equips Catholics for the essential work of evangelization so others might personally encounter Jesus Christ and be transformed into His missionary disciples in the Catholic Church.

Legion of Mary

The Legion of Mary is a wonderful way to be part of the new evangelization by works of conversion for those who do not know Christ, consolation of the sick and suffering, and conservation of the faith of the members of the body of Christ.

Mercy Now

Mercy Now is a free quarterly resource for parish leaders. Includes articles, bulletin inserts, notes for catechists, a section for youth and/or youth ministers, and a column for parents.

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