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Catholic school teacher in Tennessee gets a shot at stardom on ‘Jeopardy’

For a moment, Pope John Paul II High School in Hendersonville and one of its teachers stared television history in the face.
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Calvert Hall athletics caps a spring to remember

At Calvert Hall College High School in Towson, athletes expect to play into late spring. That was never more evident than this year, when historic runs by the lacrosse and...
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Vatican official: Easter attacks were an act against all of Sri Lanka

One of the Vatican's top officials visited Sri Lanka to show solidarity with Catholics still reeling from the Easter suicide bombings that claimed more than 250 lives and injured more...
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Movie Review: ‘Aladdin’

Though the magical tale of Aladdin is centuries old, it's probably best known to contemporary audiences through two relatively recent products of pop culture: the 1992 animated film with Robin...
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Washington’s new archbishop urges renewed faith amid recent challenges

During his installation ceremony as the new archbishop of Washington, Archbishop Wilton D. Gregory acknowledged the struggles that have recently impacted the Catholic Church and urged Catholic leaders and laity...
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People-to-people diplomacy suggested to ease U.S.-Iran tensions

Steps to open avenues for people-to-people diplomacy would go a long way to tamp down tensions between the United States and Iran, said a U.N. representative of Pax Christi International.
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Catholic Baltimore

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

We’re joined by Craig Gould, archdiocesan director of youth and young adult ministry, who discusses personal vocations. Listen below.

Featured Homily

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

This week, we feature Bishop Mark Brennan, preaching 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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CAMP GLOW

Camp GLOW (God Loves Our World) is a week-long residential summer camp for adults with disabilities held at the Monsignor O’ Dwyer Retreat Center in Sparks.

Under the direction of the Archdiocese of Baltimore’s Office of Disabilities Ministry, Camp GLOW fosters a loving environment in which participants strengthen their relationship with the Lord through the celebration of Mass and other spiritual activities. In addition, there are many fun activities including music, swimming, hiking, sports, arts and crafts, movies, parties, dances, and a talent show.

Learn more about the program and how you can volunteer as a camp counselor!

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

Thursday of the Fifth Week of Easter

TODAY'S READINGS

“As the Father loves me, so I also love you. Remain in my love.”

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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.
Reaching out

Jean and Bill Schrider

Jean and Bill Schrider have maintained their love throughout their 59 years of marriage – both to each other, and to God.

The Schriders, who reside near Deep Creek Lake, are parishioners of the Archdiocese of Baltimore’s westernmost parish, St. Peter the Apostle in Oakland, and attend Mass at the its St. Peter at the Lake Center in McHenry.

They serve not only their parish, but the wider community.

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Mercy High School alumna lives her Catholic faith by teaching others

One of the most important lessons of Christianity that Becky Egan Hogg tries to convey to her religion students at Mercy High School in Baltimore is God’s unconditional love.
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Mission trip is faith-affirming for Havre de Grace parishioner

What began as a friendship on Facebook with a fellow Christian half a world away led to an eye-opening and faith-affirming mission trip to the Punjab region of Pakistan for one parishioner of St. Patrick in Havre de Grace.
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Retrouvaille deepens faith, heals marriage of St. John Westminster parishioner

In addition to helping his marriage, Lagonigro credits the ministry with deepening his faith. He described Retrouvaille as a “shot of adrenaline” for his faith.
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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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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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Financial Report for Fiscal Year 2017

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Explore guides and websites that will deepen your faith.

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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