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‘Resiliant faith:’ Josephites celebrate 125 years of ministry

The Baltimore-based Josephites celebrated their 125th anniversary with a special Mass Nov. 17 at the Baltimore Basilica.
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Movie Review: ‘Ralph Breaks the Internet’

The burly demolition specialist who lent his name to 2012's "Wreck-It Ralph" returns to the big screen in the sweet animated follow-up "Ralph Breaks the Internet" (Disney). So too does...
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Catholic, international aid agencies press for end of war in Yemen

Catholic and international aid organizations are pressing for an end to Yemen's worsening war, where the United Nations says one child dies every 10 minutes.
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People must confront their evil desires, beg God for mercy, pope says

God handed down his commandments not for people to hypocritically follow the letter of the law with a proud and righteous heart, but for people to recognize the truth of...
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Faith groups could be taxed on transit, parking benefits for employees

Leaders of a diverse group of faiths, including the Catholic Church, and the heads of religious nonprofit organizations are urging Congress to repeal a change in the Internal Revenue Code...
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Scalia, Staubach among seven who receive Presidential Medal of Freedom

Late Associate Justice Antonin Scalia and former NFL quarterback Roger Staubach, both devout Catholics, received the Presidential Medal of Freedom, the nation's highest civilian honor, in a White House ceremony.
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Message to the Faithful

In the wake of the recent meeting of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops in Baltimore, Archbishop William E. Lori delivered the following special message via video and audio in parishes throughout the Archdiocese of Baltimore Nov. 17-18. 

Catholic Baltimore

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

Our guests this week are Dr. Franceso Cesareo, chairman of the National Review Board, speaking about accountability in the clergy sexual abuse crisis; and Bishop Shelton Fabre, speaking on the U.S. bishops’ coming pastoral letter on racism.

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 Proffitt, pastor of St. John the Evangelist in Severna ParkListen here or below, and click here to listen to other homilists and podcasts in the archdiocese.

 

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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Tuesday of the Thirty-third Week in Ordinary Time

TODAY'S READINGS

“Whoever has ears ought to hear what the Spirit says to the churches.”

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Mission Outreach

Micah Buser

In early July, on a mission trip to St. Marc, Haiti, recent high-school graduate Micah Buser saw a little boy happily playing soccer using a rock in place of a ball.

It made her realize the importance of gratitude.

“The children and the people there have a bigger effect on you than you could ever have on them,” said 18-year-old Buser, a parishioner of Our Lady of the Mountains in Cumberland.

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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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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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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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Christlife

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Legion of Mary

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Mercy Now

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