March 30, 2009

Holy Week Mass Schedule.

Cathedral of Mary Our Queen 5200 N. Charles Street, Baltimore April 5 Palm Sunday, 8 a.m., 9:15 a.m., 11a.m.*, 12:30 p.m. April 6 Chrism Mass, 7:30 p.m.* April 9 Holy Thursday, Mass of the Lord’s Supper, 7:30 p.m.* April 10 Good Friday, the Passion of the Lord, 3 p.m.* April 11 Holy Saturday, Easter Vigil,...
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Archbishop O’Brien to Lay Wreath at Statue of Pope John Paul II on Thursday, April 2, the 4th Anniversary of Pope’s Death

Archbishop Edwin F. O’Brien, Archbishop of Baltimore, will place a wreath at the statue of Pope John Paul II in the prayer garden named in his honor on Thursday April 2 at 10 a.m., in recognition of the fourth anniversary of the late pontiff’s death. Elected to the papacy in 1978, Pope John Paul II...
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Don’t blame doll for lax parenting

A hollow plastic toy (Barbie) was blamed for the improper apparel of today’s young ladies (CR, Feb. 12). Friend or Foe? How can an empty plastic toy be either? Mount St. Mary’s University in Emmitsburg has planned an academic discussion on a lifeless toy. What is to be the educational outcome?
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Pope designates Holy Thursday collection for Catholics in Gaza Strip

VATICAN CITY – Pope Benedict XVI has decided the collection taken up at his Holy Thursday evening Mass will be used to help support the Catholic community in the Gaza Strip.
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Obama offers strange ‘thanks’

Whether you call it sarcasm or simply facing facts, President Barack Obama is offering a strange “thanks” to Catholics for the support they provided his election. Persons who represented themselves at exit polls as “Catholic” and as having voted for him, did so at a higher rate than any other notable segment of voters.
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