February 25, 2009

Archbishop Announces Lenten Campaign to Promote Sacrament of Reconciliation

Archbishop Edwin F. O’Brien, Archbishop of Baltimore, announced today an initiative to promote the sacrament of Reconciliation or Penance called, “The Light is on for You.”  Based on the successful campaign of the same name created by the Archdiocese of Washington, the initiative uses billboards, bus, radio and TV ads to encourage Catholics in the...
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Ash Wednesday

  Blow the trumpet in Zion, proclaim a fast, call an assembly. In ancient times, the sounding of a trumpet or rams horn was a clarion call to war, to prepare for a serious battle. The assembly that gathered stood before God for help, their fasting an admission that they brought disaster upon themselves by...
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