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Cardinal Tagle has rapt audience at Mid-Atlantic Congress

Cardinal Tagle of the Archdiocese of Manila delivered a message of hope at the Mid-Atlantic Congress in Baltimore.
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Movie Review: ‘Samson’

Overall, this tale of faith-motivated derring-do is a pleasant piece of entertainment that's appropriate for a broad audience.
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Captain of men’s Olympic hockey team played for Catholic schools

Brian Gionta, captain of the U.S. men's Olympic ice hockey team, competed in the 2006 Winter Games and played on three NHL teams, but his skating roots go back to...
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Cardinal Tagle says everyone has a little migrant in their soul

There's a little bit of migrant in everyone, Cardinal Luis Antonio Tagle of Manila, Philippines, said during a U.S. visit.
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Pope told Jesuits he regularly meets abuse survivors, journal reports

Pope Francis told a group of Jesuits in Peru that he often meets on Fridays with survivors of sex abuse.
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Update: Florida school shooting an act of ‘horrifying evil,’ says Miami archbishop

Miami Archbishop Thomas G. Wenski prayed for "the brokenhearted" and the sorrowing after the shooting at Florida high school.
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Lent 2018

During Lent, which begins 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.

Trusting in Divine Providence

Melanie Cabo

Melanie Cabo knows the power of prayer and Divine Providence.  It’s through prayer that the 15-year-old sophomore at St. Frances Academy in East Baltimore overcame challenges in her life and found a deeper relationship with God.

“Whenever you feel down or if you feel like you don’t have anyone, you always have God,” said Cabo, a parishioner of Sacred Heart of Jesus-Sagrado Corazón de Jesús in Highlandtown. “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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‘Face of the Basilica’ provides welcoming presence

When visitors arrive at the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary in Baltimore, Mark Marozza is the man they are most likely to encounter.
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Friday after Ash Wednesday


 “A heart contrite and humbled, O God, you will not spurn.”

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 (2 Corinthians 4:5).”
– Archbishop William E. Lori 

Archbishop William E. Lori pauses with students from St. John the Evangelist Catholic School in Severna Park for an impromptu photo in the new Parish Activities Center Jan 27. (Kevin J. Parks/CR Staff)

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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 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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