November 18, 2010

Us and Them

The Catholic Review Last week, I wrote about the various vocations that are crucial to the fulfillment of the Church’s mission, focusing on the Sacrament of the Holy Order of Deacon. The vocations of our permanent deacons, as with priests, are visible to the Catholic community. You see their generous labors at Masses, Baptisms, funerals,...
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Shooting victim’s family grieve at Holy Family, Randallstown

Holy Family in Randallstown served as a police staging area Nov. 18 after a man shot his wife and locked himself in his home on Oak Trace Way, less than a mile from the church. The woman was flown to shock trauma from Holy Family after escaping from the home.
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Bishop Spencer challenges believers to be unafraid

In a 1941 address to Congress at the conclusion of World War II, President Franklin D. Roosevelt envisioned a future founded on four essential freedoms: freedom of speech, freedom of worship, freedom from want and freedom from fear.
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It’s a bird, it’s a plane… no, it’s BYCC Man!

Check out this promo for this weekend’s Baltimore Youth Catholic Conference put together by Sean Comber.  
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Setting the BYCC tone

In addition to our coverage throughout the weekend, I wanted to point you in the direction of Scott Miller’s Catholic Youth Ministry Blog on building heroes. Scott’s the director of the Archdiocese of Baltimore’s Youth and Young Adult Ministry. They are organizing this weekend’s conference, which happens every two years in Ocean City. I hope...
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Coming Nov. 19 at midnight- Harry Potter review

Here’s a tease of my review of Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows. “In the opening minutes of Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part I, it becomes brutally clear this is no longer a children’s story. It has been said that the world has watched Harry Potter and friends grow up before our eyes. I’d...
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