May 15, 2009

Opening Session in Cause for Sainthood of Blessed Francis Seelos to Take Place in Baltimore

Archbishop Edwin F. O’Brien, Archbishop of Baltimore, will preside over the opening session in the Diocesan Inquiry into an alleged healing through the intercession of Blessed Francis Xavier Seelos, C.Ss. R. during the 12:10 Mass at the Baltimore Basilica on Tuesday, May 19. If the healing is deemed miraculous by the Vatican’s Congregation of the...
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Thirteen to Be Ordained Deacons May 23

Archbishop Edwin F. O’Brien will ordain 12 permanent deacons and one transitional deacon during a Mass on May 23 at 10 a.m. at the Cathedral of Mary Our Queen. The number marks the second largest class of new deacons to be ordained in the past 10 years. Transitional deacons go on to become priests, while...
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Toward a safe run

Monsignor Robert J. Jaskot, director of the Arc
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Prayers offered for assaulted priest and alleged assailant

SINTON, Texas – In an example of the church’s prayerful response to violence within its own community, the people of Our Lady of Guadalupe Parish in Sinton gathered in prayer with Corpus Christi Bishop Edmond Carmody May 10 for their parish priest and his alleged assailant.
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Notre Dame is the one being defiant

Letter-writer Jeannette Mollenkopf (CR, May 14) thinks abortion is a “horrible crime,” but she doesn’t get the objection to Notre Dame’s invitation to Obama while Bush was welcomed.
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Don’t tread on Catholics like me

Maryland Catholics need to wake up and take action. In Archbishop O’Brien’s column (CR, May 7) he talks about the silencing of Catholics in 1633 and again in 2009.
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