March 15, 2011

Catholic Churches Asked To Hold Special Collection For Victims of Japan Quake, Tsunami

Archbishop Edwin F. O’Brien, Archbishop of Baltimore, has asked all Catholic churches in the Archdiocese of Baltimore to hold a special collection for the victims of last week’s devastating earthquake and tsunami in Japan. In a March 14 letter to all parishes, the Archbishop also called on Catholics to pray for “the suffering people of...
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Religious Leaders To Unite In Prayer March 13 For End To Death Penalty

Leaders of Maryland’s diverse faith communities will unite on Sunday, March 13 to pray for the abolition of capital punishment in our state. The Interfaith Prayer Service to End the Death Penalty comes just days before a March 15 hearing in the House Judiciary Committee on HB 1175, which would repeal the death penalty in...
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Immaculate Conception Celebrates St. Patrick’s Day

On St. Patrick’s Day, students arriving at Immaculate Conception School in Towson will be greeted by the live playing of bag pipe and Irish step dancing. Parents dropping their children off at the pre-k to eight Catholic school will receive a prayer card in honor of Ireland’s “Patron Saint.” “We thought it was important to...
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Theology on Tap kicks off new session in Fells Point

It’s time once again for young adults to get together for some great faith sharing (and maybe a beer or two) at the Greene Turtle in East Baltimore. The Fells Point Theology on Tap group (formerly known as “Tap into Your Faith”) begins its next six-week session tonight. The evening gets going with a ‘Happy Half Hour’ at...
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Marlene Lauer on the success of Adore-a-thon

Marlene Lauer, a parishioner of Holy Trinity in Glen Burnie, was a chief organizer of the successful Adore-a-thon March 11. There’s a story about the night at Church of the Crucifixion coming in the March 17 paper. She was kind enough to answer some questions for the blog. Matt: What’s your reaction to how Adore-a-thon...
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