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Pope leads pilgrims in prayer for victims of mosque attack

Pope Francis called on Christians to unite in prayer for the victims of two mosque attacks in Christchurch, New Zealand, that left 50 people dead and dozens wounded in one...
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Cardinal DiNardo, USCCB president, ‘resting comfortably’ after suffering mild stroke

Cardinal Daniel N. DiNardo of Galveston-Houston, president of the U.S .Conference of Catholic Bishops, was taken to the hospital late March 15 after experiencing symptoms of what tests March 16...
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‘Sister Hildie’ was beloved presence at IND for more than six decades

“She knew every nook and cranny of IND,” Sister Patricia McCarron said. “She had a window into the heart of every single IND girl. She was the spirit of IND.”
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After attacks, New Zealand bishops tell Muslims: ‘We hold you in prayer’

New Zealand's Catholic bishops have expressed horror and distress at a terrorist attack in two mosques in Christchurch that saw at least 49 people killed.
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More than 600 throughout Archdiocese of Baltimore seek entrance into the Catholic Church

In Annapolis, Baltimore and Emmitsburg, 611 people seeking full communion with the Catholic Church gathered for the Rite of Election and the Call to Continuing Conversion March 10.
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Baltimore-based CRS remembers four employees who died in Ethiopian Airlines crash

Archbishop William E. Lori offered a memorial Mass March 14 for the four employees of Catholic Relief Services who perished in the recent plane crash in Ethiopia.
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Catholic Baltimore

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

Our guests this week are Father Charles “Chuck” Canterna and Deacon Seigfried Presberry, discussing prison ministry. Father Canterna shares his experiences ministering on death row and Deacon Presberry discusses the need for prison ministry.

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Featured Homily

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

This week, we feature Father James Boric, rector of the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary in Baltimore. 

Listen here or below, and click here to listen to other homilists and podcasts in the archdiocese.

 

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FISH FRYS

It’s the season for Lenten Fish Frys in the Archdiocese of Baltimore!  For a ‘taste’ of what these fun events are like, check out this video from Kevin Parks about the ‘World Famous’ Fish Fry sponsored by the Knights of Columbus in Dundalk. For a full list of fish frys throughout the Archdiocese of Baltimore, click here

 

Have an event to include in our online calendar?  Email information to mail@CatholicReview.org.

Monday of the Second Week in Lent

TODAY'S READINGS

“Stop judging and you will not be judged. Stop condemning and you will not be condemned.”

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A Response to the Netflix Series, "The Keepers"

Promise to Protect and Promote Healing

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Renewal

Michael Lagonigro

If you Google “save my Catholic marriage,” one of the top search results is for the Retrouvaille Marriage Help Program for Struggling Couples.

Michael Lagonigro can attest to the program’s strength. Lagonigro and his wife, Theresa, attended a weekend-long Retrouvaille session in 2005 after hitting a bump in their marriage.

“By Sunday morning, I knew we were going to be OK,” said Lagonigro, a parishioner of St. John in Westminster.

Lagonigro believes his faith was strengthened through Retrouvaille. 

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Cumberland parishioner strengthens faith on mission trip

Micah Bruser's faith was rejuvenated during a recent mission trip to Haiti.
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St. Bernardine parishioner offers comfort with meals

As a child, Jo Ann Thomas watched her grandmother cook for the retired Josephite priests and brothers in residence at St. Joseph’s Manor in Roland Park. Those memories of growing up around the Josephites (her mother served them as a nurse) surround Thomas when she cooks with commercial-sized pots and pans in the kitchen of her parish, St. Bernardine in...
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Campus minister accompanies students at Loyola University

Seán Bray, director of campus ministry at Loyola University Maryland, 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.
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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 offers his homily during the opening Mass of the 136th Supreme Convention of the Knight of Columbus at the Baltimore Convention Center August 7. (Kevin J. Parks/CR Staff)

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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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