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Ghana’s Cardinal Turkson appreciates significance of Baltimore 

Cardinal Turkson is considered by some to be a potential successor to Pope Francis, and his visit attracted faithful from across Charm City to the basilica.
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Philippine authorities arrest suspect in priest’s murder

Authorities said police have also identified the vehicles used by the gunman and his accomplices.
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Migration is about people, not numbers, pope says

At the Holy See-Mexico Conference on International Migration at the Casina Pio IV, the pope said international cooperation is needed "at every stage of migration."
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On another Father’s Day, Archbishop Lori’s blessings include both his parents

Among his many blessings, Archbishop William E Lori counts his parents, Margaret and Francis, 98 and 97, respectively.
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U.S. officials return stolen Columbus letter back to Vatican Library

With the help of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, a 15th-century copy of a letter Christopher Columbus sent to his royal patrons describing the riches of the New World...
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Movie Review: ‘Incredibles 2’

This visually impressive but predictable sequel to the much-loved 2004 animated film, written and directed again by Brad Bird, lacks the spontaneity, charm, and style of its precursor, sacrificing story...
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Catholic Baltimore

Catholic Baltimore is a weekly radio production of the Archdiocese of Baltimore.

This week, we talk with Bishop Dennis J. Madden, urban vicar, about monthly prayer walks for peace in Baltimore. We also take you to a recent prayer walk in East Baltimore, where participants prayed for peace in areas touched by violence.

Listen below or here, and click here to listen to other Catholic Baltimore programs.

 

Featured Homily

Priests and deacons throughout the Archdiocese of Baltimore provide wonderful spiritual insights through their homilies and reflections.

This week, we feature Deacon Justin Gough, preaching at St. John the Evangelist in Severna Park. Listen here or below, and click here to listen to other homilists and podcasts in the archdiocese.

 

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Cardinal Turkson visits Baltimore

Vatican Cardinal Peter Turkson visited Baltimore June 16, celebrating Mass at the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary in Baltimore. He also was part of a round-table discussion at Loyola University Maryland at an event aimed to expand entrepreneurship, increase economic opportunity, provide information on the idea of a social economy and combine business practices with those of Catholic social teaching.

Journey of faith

Seán Bray

Seán Bray, director of campus ministry at Loyola University Maryland and a parishioner of Corpus Christi in Bolton Hill, is well-known on campus for accompanying students on their faith journeys. A Seattle native, he draws on his experiences on immersion trips to inspire students.

“It’s less about talking at someone than listening for the questions in their lives,” Bray said.

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East Baltimore man dedicated to parish, food bank

Dwayne Coleman uses his free time to volunteer at St. Wenceslaus in Baltimore and the parish’s Lucielle Fitzgerald Outreach Center, which will be re-dedicated April 21 at 10 a.m.
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Faith and science go hand-in-hand for Mount St. Mary’s student

The more deeply Veronica Balick probes cellular and molecular biology, the more firmly she believes in the existence of God.
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Frederick County youth leads through service, faith

Knowing Christ personally and striving to do the things that bring him closer to Christ while also drawing others into a deeper relationship with Jesus.
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A Response to the Netflix Series, "The Keepers"

Promise to Protect and Promote Healing

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Monday of the Eleventh Week in Ordinary Time

TODAY'S READINGS

“When someone strikes you on your right cheek, turn the other one to him as well.”

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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 Baltimore City Mayor Catherine Pugh following the Blue Mass at St. Casimir Church in Canton March 4. (Kevin J. Parks/CR Staff)

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Financial Report for Fiscal Year 2017

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Featured Resources

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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