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German ‘synodal way’ is rapid response to abuse scandal, conference says

The bishops of Germany, reacting to an independent study of the extent of clerical sexual abuse in their country and its possible causes, chose to initiate a "synodal" process that...
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Pew survey looks at public’s level of confidence in nation’s leaders

A new Pew Research Center report examines public confidence in groups of people who hold positions of power and responsibility in America, including religious leaders.
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Movie Review: ‘Downton Abbey’

Those who've been yearning for a fix of interwar elegance ever since the popular ITV and PBS television series "Downton Abbey" went off the air in 2015 can rejoice.
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Frederick church closes temporarily after falling plaster causes damage

Weekend Masses at St. John the Evangelist in Frederick will be offered Sept. 21-22 in the school hall while the church remains closed during clean-up and inspections following incidents of...
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New Lithuanian cardinal, ‘strong internally,’ spent time in Soviet prison

Lithuania's new cardinal, a veteran of Soviet prisons and labor camps, counts on not being assigned "specific duties" following his elevation so he can continue serving his local church.
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Partners in Excellence honors benefactor, raises $164,400

Contributors helped PIE far surpass its $100,000 fundraising goal by donating $164,400, including a significant gift from an anonymous donor in honor of Linehan.
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Catholic Baltimore

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

Greg and Susan Rohr, a Catholic couple who founded the CHERISH ministry to married couples in the Archdiocese of Baltimore, discuss how couples can grow in faith and love for God and one another.

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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 Mark Bialek, pastor of St. John in Westminster.

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

 

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Christopher Place residents journey road to recovery

Two residents of Catholic Charities’ Christopher Place Employment Academy in Baltimore describe their addiction recovery journey and the role faith and medicine play in wellness.

 

Twenty-fifth Sunday in Ordinary Time

TODAY'S READINGS

“The person who is trustworthy in very small matters is also trustworthy in great ones; and the person who is dishonest in very small matters is also dishonest in great ones.”

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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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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)

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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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