March 25, 2010

Weathering the Economic Storm

The Catholic Review In October of 2008, I wrote a column in this space entitled, “Taking Stock.” In it, I wrote of our concern over the faltering economy and its impact on our local Church. I detailed the steps we were taking to improve efficiency, accountability and effectiveness here at Archdiocesan headquarters in Baltimore, including...
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Archdiocese Announces First “Pride Plus” School, Principal Appointments

Archbishop Edwin F. O’Brien, Archbishop of Baltimore, announced today several principal appointments, as well as the designation of the first school to host the PRIDE (Pupils Receiving Inclusive Diversified Education) Plus program, which serves students with minimal learning disabilities. Ms. Kathleen Filippelli has been appointed principal of the new Catholic elementary school to be initially...
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Largest Number of Catholic Youths to Walk in the 17th Annual Youth and Young Adult Pilgrimage

More than 1400 Catholic young people will join Archbishop Edwin F. O’Brien, Archbishop of Baltimore, Auxiliary Bishops Mitchell T. Rozanski and Denis J. Madden in an annual pilgrimage through Baltimore on Saturday, March 27th, marking the largest turnout in the event’s 17-year history. The annual pilgrimage marks the start of Holy Week. The journey will...
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Archbishop O’Brien asks for prayers for Archbishop Borders

Archbishop Edwin F. O’Brien is asking Catholics of the Archdiocese of Baltimore to pray for Archbishop William D. Borders, who is battling colon cancer and receiving hospice care at his home. Archbishop Borders, 96, led the Baltimore archdiocese from 1974 to 1989, when he retired. Pope Paul VI appointed Archbishop Borders to be the founding...
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