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Movie Review: ‘Skyscraper’

Way back in 1958, James Stewart's character struggled with vertigo in the Alfred Hitchcock movie of the same name. But he had it easy compared to Dwayne Johnson's ex-U.S. military...
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Spanish church leaders criticize government plans on religion in schools

Spain's Catholic Church has voiced "deep concern" over plans by the new government to curb religious teaching and re-examine past accords with the Vatican.
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Nicaraguan bishops to pray for exorcism as violence continues

Churches and clergy in Nicaragua have come under attack for trying to protect populations protesting authoritarian rule.
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Names & Numbers: Schools embrace environment; ‘Men in Black’ winners on basketball court

The latest installment of Names and Numbers features schools embracing to the environment, honors for a Baltimore hospital leader, musicians from a local high school and more.
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Events of 9/11 put successful broadcast journalist on path to diaconate

Deacon Greg Kandra's blog -- www.patheos.com/blogs/deaconsbench -- has reached 20 million readers, averaging about 150,000 page views per month since 2007.
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Liturgical music inspires people’s imagination, composer says

Music “touches the heart” and brings another dimension to what people might hear in the homily, Father Manalo said.
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Catholic Baltimore

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

This week, we talk with Father Albert Scharbach, pastor of Mount Calvary Catholic Church in Baltimore and former pastoral associate to Bishop Denis J. Madden, about his parish’s outreach to those addicted to drugs. 

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 Father Samuel Young at St. Joseph in Cockeysville. Listen here or below, and click here to listen to other homilists and podcasts in the archdiocese.

 

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Celebrate the Class of 2018

The Archdiocese of Baltimore congratulates more than 2,300 graduates of 19 Catholic high schools in the archdiocese. Click the link below to see a photo slideshow, news graphics and details from the schools.

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

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

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Thursday of the Fifteenth Week in Ordinary Time

TODAY'S READINGS

“Come to me, all you who labor and are burdened, and I will give you rest.”

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

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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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