December 22, 2010

Christmas Mass Schedules for Cathedral and Basilica

Basilica of the National Shrine of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary (Cathedral and Mulberry Streets) Friday, December 24 VIGIL OF CHRISTMAS: 4:00 p.m. 6:00 p.m. Midnight (Archbishop O’Brien, Celebrant) Saturday, December 25 CHRISTMAS DAY: 8:00 a.m. 10:45 a.m. Cathedral of Mary our Queen (5200 N. Charles Street) Friday, December 24 VIGIL OF CHRISTMAS:...
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Archdiocese of Baltimore Names New Leaders in Education

Interim Superintendent of Catholic Schools Dr. Barbara Edmondson has announced the appointment of three key administrators to the Department of Catholic Schools. The changes in school administration address recommendations outlined in the Strategic Plan for Catholic Schools released in June 2010 by the Blue Ribbon Committee on Catholic schools, following its 16-month study of Catholic...
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Indebted to Day mentor

Father Joseph Breighner’s column (CR, Nov. 18) contained a photo of the late Dorothy Day and stated, “We can all live by the words of her friend, Father John (Jacob) Hugo: You love God as much as you love the least.”
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Sister Wendy speaks

Ever since she appeared in a BBC documentary on the National Gallery 19 years ago, ?Sister Wendy Beckett has taken the art world by storm. A familiar face on PBS, the surprisingly straight-talking contemplative nun is well-known for her unique insights into art and art history.  Sister Wendy is the author of more than 25 books,...
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Ravens reflect on Christmas

John Harbaugh (Photo by Owen Sweeney III) As Christmas approaches, Joe Flacco has one thing on his mind: the Cleveland Browns. According to transcipts from the Baltimore Ravens’ Wednesday media day, quarterback  is not too worried about other matters. Asked  what Christmas means to him, Flacco said: “Just time to spend with your family and have a nice...
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The inspiring Kleintank story

If you haven’t yet done it, I encourage you to read my story on Nathan and Kate Kleintank’s adoption of their son, Joshua. Be sure to check out the Dec. 23 print edition, which includes some incredible photos by Owen Sweeney III and a beautiful design by April Hornbeck. Their story is inspiring during this...
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