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The Path to Racial Justice

The Archdiocese of Baltimore is committed to bringing an end to racism in all its forms, both in our society and in our church.

Read statements from Maryland and U.S. bishops on racial justice, and find news coverage, a prayer to end racism, resources and more. Also watch a special Sept. 13 livestream Mass celebrated by Archbishop William E. Lori at St. Peter Claver in West Baltimore here.

Respect Life Month

Although we are devoted to protecting and nurturing life at every stage all year long, we set aside October as a special time to acknowledge the sanctity of all human life and to recommit ourselves to engaging in prayer and activity that promotes the dignity of the human person.

Visit our Respect Life Month page here for information about special events, resources for promoting the sanctity of life, information about a new pregnancy resource center and an important message from Archbishop William E. Lori. 

Responding to the Coronavirus Pandemic

Phase II of the archdiocesan plan for reopening parishes began the weekend of May 30-31, allowing for public Masses to resume at the pastor’s discretion and where it is permissible to do so based on conditions in the local jurisdiction. 

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Ideas and insights from our community

Blogs & Commentary

Catholic Review Radio

Catholic Review Radio airs every Sunday on several radio stations found here.

On the most recent episode, Father Matthew Buening, chaplain at Towson University, talks about meeting St. John Paul II on two occasions. Gretchen Crowe also discusses her book, “Praying the Rosary with St. John Paul II.”

Click play below to listen.

Featured Homily

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

Press play below to listen to this week’s featured homily from Father Mark Bialek, pastor of St. John in Westminster. For more homilies, click here.

Walk with us as we explore death and the feelings of loss by those of us left behind

HOW WE GRIEVE

A production of the Archdiocese of Baltimore, “How We Grieve” interviews Christians about their experiences of grief and loss. Hosted by Edward Herrera, HWG asks questions that are helpful to those experiencing loss and friends and family who want to comfort them.

Listen to the Podcasts here

Submit events to mail@CatholicReview.org

TODAY'S READINGS

For today’s liturgical readings, visit the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops’ page.

Accountability

Repentance,  Reform and  Renewal

Archbishop William E. Lori addresses the crisis of abuse in the Catholic Church.

Financial Transparency

The Archdiocese of Baltimore is committed to financial transparency and accountability. It strives to ensure good stewardship of the funds entrusted to its parishes, schools and central services.

For information about annual reports, financial statements and more, click here.  

 

Legacy Continues

New Catholic school on track for Baltimore

On Oct. 23, Archbishop William E. Lori broke ground on Mother Mary Lange Catholic School, the first Catholic elementary school to be built in the city in 60 years! 

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.

We are called to be a light brightly visible, not to proclaim ourselves but to proclaim Christ Jesus as Lord.”
– 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)

Welcome to the Archdiocese of Baltimore

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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Find a Parish

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

Click here to go to Parish Directory Page

Find a School

Every Catholic school in the Archdiocese provides academic excellence and quality programs in a faith-based environment.

Click here to go to School Page

Your Church at Work

To view “Your Church at Work,” click here