September 30, 2004

Respect Life Sunday Honored Throughout Archdiocese

Sunday, October 3 marks Respect Life Sunday, the Catholic Church’s annual education effort focusing on the sanctity of human life. Cardinal William H. Keeler, Chairman of the Committee for Pro-Life Activities, United States Conference of Catholic Bishops, will commemorate the day by celebrating Mass at the Cathedral of Mary Our Queen in Homeland at 9:15...
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Local Parishes Honor Feast of St. Francis with Blessing of Animals

The Archdiocese of Baltimore announced today that several parishes will mark the Feast of St. Francis of Assisi, patron saint of animals, by blessing animals the weekend of October 2-4. St. Francis of Assisi founded the Franciscan order in 1209 and is often depicted in liturgical art as giving sermons to animals or birds. The...
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