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St. Pius X in final stages of becoming ‘fully-integrated’ Montessori school

The only Catholic Montessori school in the state, St. Pius X in 2011 began transitioning to the individualized program, which is designed to allow students to learn at their own...
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In Baltimore kickoff to speaking tour, Irish abuse survivor says she is disappointed with global reforms

Clergy sexual abuse survivor Marie Collins kicked off a five-city U.S. speaking tour on “The Catholic Tipping Point” in Baltimore Sept. 10, noting that she is disappointed with the results...
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Vatican officials offer guidance for German church gathering

The German bishops' plans for a two-year process of consultation and deliberation on key issues facing the Catholic Church must conform to universal church law and must be approved by...
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Third Rosary Congress set for Oct. 5-11

The Archdiocese of Baltimore is presenting its third-annual Rosary Congress Oct. 5-11 as a way of encouraging people to pray for peace, grow in faith and develop a deeper relationship...
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Court allows Trump administration to bar asylum-seekers for now

The Supreme Court issued an unsigned order late Sept. 11 that will temporarily allow the Trump administration to enforce its new rule preventing many Central American migrants from seeking asylum...
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Pope calls for global alliance to better educate young people

Pope Francis said the challenges facing humanity and the Earth are so urgent and important that he has invited world leaders, educators and young people to come to the Vatican...
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Catholic Baltimore

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

Legionary of Christ Father John Bartunek discusses his new book, “Spiritual but not Religious: The Search for Meaning in a Material World.” Erin Younkins discusses her book, “Designed to Be Well: A Health Coach’s Guide to Navigating the Science and Spirituality of Wellness.”

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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 T. Austin Murphy Jr., pastor of Christ the King in Glen Burnie.

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

 

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HOPE FOR ALL

Under the guidance of Leo Zerhusen, HOPE For All has turned empty houses into furnished homes, and outfitted children in Anne Arundel County since 2004.

 

Twenty-fourth Sunday in Ordinary Time

TODAY'S READINGS

“(T)here will be rejoicing among the angels of God over one sinner who repents.”

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Hurricane Dorian Recovery

After 36 hours of battering the Bahamas, Hurricane Dorian has left families homeless and virtually destroyed the land. Rains and flooding continue to affect relief efforts and communication is limited.

Your gift makes a difference today in the Caribbean.

Baltimore-based Catholic Relief Services—along with local partners—is working quickly to assess immediate needs. Donations help bring relief, in the form of food, emergency shelter and safe water, to affected families.

An aerial view shows Hurricane Dorian damage over an unspecified location in the Bahamas in this Sept. 3, 2019, photo. During Pope Francis' Sept. 4 flight to Maputo, Mozambique, the pontiff asked journalists to pray for victims of Hurricane Dorian, especially in the Bahamas. (CNS photo/Adam Stanton, U.S. Coast Guard, via Reuters)
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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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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Your Church at Work

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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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