April 19, 2011

Statement of Archbishop O’Brien on Death of Gov. Schaefer

“The prayers of the more than half-million Catholics of the Archdiocese of Baltimore are with the former Governor’s family and with their fellow citizens of Baltimore and Maryland at the loss of one of the greatest civic leaders we have known,” Archbishop Edwin O’Brien said. “As mayor and governor, William Donald Schaefer was a partner...
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Pope John Paul II’s visit to Baltimore touched many lives

Jim and Pat McDonnell spent less than a minute in the presence of Pope John Paul II, but it was enough to change their lives.
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Archdiocese of Baltimore honors 61 high school seniors for academic achievement

The Archdiocese of Baltimore honored 61 top Catholic high school seniors at the 19th annual Distinctive Scholars Convocation at Archbishop Spalding High School in Severn April 14. The top three seniors (and ties) in grade point average at their respective schools received certificates of distinction from Barbara McGraw Edmondson, superintendent of Catholic schools.
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The two William Donalds

In this undated file photo, Archbishop William Donald Borders meets with Baltimore Mayor William Donald Schaefer at the Inner Harbor. (CR/File) Is is mere coincidence that William Donald Schaefer – the legendary Baltimore City councilman, mayor, Maryland governor and comptroller – died almost exactly one year after Archbishop William Donald Borders? The two namesakes were...
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