April 2, 2009

1,300 Catholic Youths Expected to Walk in the 16th Annual Youth and Young Adult Pilgrimage

Approximately 1,300 Catholic young people will join Archbishop Edwin F. O’Brien, Archbishop of Baltimore, and Auxiliary Bishop Denis J. Madden, in a pilgrimage through the streets of Baltimore on Saturday, April 4, carrying a 10-foot wooden cross. This would be the largest turnout for the annual youth pilgrimage—in its 16th year—which marks the start of...
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Archbishop O’Brien remembers fourth anniversary of pope’s death

Archbishop Edwin F. O’Brien commemorated the fourth anniversary of Pope John Paul II’s death by laying a wreath of yellow flowers beneath a bronze statue of the Polish pontiff at the Pope John Paul II Prayer Garden in downtown Baltimore April 2.
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Mercy honors ‘pioneer’ in medical technology

Mercy Sister Paula Marie Phelan always began the first day of class as director of Mercy Medical Center’s School of Medical Technology with an admonition: If students wanted to make it through the session they would have to work hard – very hard.
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Archbishop, cardinal support beatification of Archbishop Fulton Sheen

The Archbishop Fulton John Sheen Foundation announced that Archbishop Edwin F. O’Brien and Cardinal William H. Keeler have joined the Episcopal Advisory Board for the cause for beatification of Archbishop Fulton J Sheen. Cardinal Keeler and Archbishop O’Brien are among bishops from across the United States who support the cause. Fulton Sheen (1895-1979) was a...
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