June 9, 2006

City Grants the Archdiocese Permision to Demolish Rochambeau Apartments

The Archdiocese of Baltimore today welcomed the decision by Baltimore Housing Commissioner Paul T. Graziano to approve the Archdiocese’s application to raze the Rochambeau Apartments, a vacant seven-story building located on the southwest corner of Franklin and Charles Streets. “We are grateful to Mayor O’Malley and are pleased with the City’s decision. We look forward...
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St. Ephrem of Syria

St. Ephrem of Syria was born circa 306. He converted to Christianity and was baptized at age 18. A deacon and preacher, he may have gone to the Council of Nicaea in 325. During a persecution of Christians in his land St. Ephrem led believers to Edessa, where he founded a school of theology. The...
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