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Archdiocesan Catholic schools partner with Discovery Education

The Archdiocese of Baltimore’s Department of Catholic Schools has entered into a new six-year partnership with Discovery Education, a provider of digital content and professional development for K-12 classrooms.
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El Arzobispo Lori se une al llamado de los obispos de E.E.U.U. para salvar a DACA

“Nuestra fe nos mueve a estar con los vulnerables, incluidos nuestros hermanos y hermanas inmigrantes... Ahora debemos mostrar nuestro apoyo y solidaridad de una manera especial," dijeron los obispos.
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Rev. Graham dies; world famous evangelist was admired by most Americans

Rev. Graham welcomed representatives of other denominations, including Catholics, to attend his crusades.
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Archbishop Lori supports call-in day to urge Congress to save DACA

"We are deeply disappointed that the Senate was not able to come together in a bipartisan manner to secure legislative protection for the Dreamers," the USCCB officials said in a...
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Florida man puts his stamp on ‘Offering of Letters’ campaign

In a world of instantaneous communications, using pen and paper may seem quaint, but it works. "A lot of people have not sat down to write a letter in decades....
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Church’s Lenten observance dedicated to shooting victims, their families

A parish community less than two miles away and directly impacted by the Feb. 14 school shooting at a Broward County high school is finding new purpose in Lent this...
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'Don't give up'

Corey Dregier

Despite brutal twin diagnoses of Lyme disease and brain cancer, 26-year-old Corey Dregier maintains a positive attitude and zest for life.

A parishioner of St. Francis de Sales in Abindgon who plays the drums for his church’s contemporary music group, Dregier said new worlds have been open to him after illness took away his dream of playing ice hockey for a top-notch collegiate program. 

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More 'Faces of Faith'

Trusting in Divine Providence

“Whenever you feel down or if you feel like you don’t have anyone, you always have God,” said Melanie Cabo, a student at St. Frances Academy in Baltimore. “He’s there for you.”
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Young adult’s vibrant faith makes an impact at Cockeysville parish

“I’ve heard that some young people here call her ‘Mama.’ This gives me great joy to have someone in our parish with such great impact on young adults,” Father Osorio said.
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Outreach fueled by faith

Several years after Brian Gracie began raising funds to support the Franciscan Center’s emergency assistance programs for impoverished people in Baltimore, a member of his own family found himself in need of those very services.
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PASTORAL LETTER

Archbishop William E. Lori discusses his second pastoral letter, “The Enduring Power of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s Principles of Nonviolence.”

The archbishop sees the letter as a pastoral tool in parishes and a springboard for preaching about racism and Dr. King’s principles of nonviolent direct action. 

“A change of heart spurs you to act differently,” he said, “and to act in a positive way to achieve the good.”

Lent 2018

During Lent, which began Feb. 14 on Ash Wednesday, we are asked to devote ourselves to seeking the Lord in prayer, to service by giving alms and to sacrifice self-control through fasting.

Journey through the season with a daily inspiration calendar from the USCCB and find suggestions for daily reading, reflection and prayer.

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

Feast of the Chair of Saint Peter, Apostle

TODAY'S READINGS

“You are Peter, and upon this rock I will build my Church;
the gates of the netherworld shall not prevail against it.”

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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 greets the faithful following an Ash Wednesday Mass Feb. 14 at the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary in Baltimore. (Kevin J. Parks/CR Staff)

Welcome to the Archdiocese of Baltimore

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Find a Parish or Mass Times

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Financial Report for Fiscal Year 2017

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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.
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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