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August 29, 2011

First Montessori Program in the Archdiocese Starts in Fall 2011; Ribbon Cutting Friday

St. Pius X School in Rodgers Forge will host a ribbon cutting ceremony for the opening of its new Montessori Program on Friday, August 26 at 10 a.m. at the school, located at 6432 York Road 21212 In May 2010, Archbishop O’Brien announced that St. Pius X was chosen to be the first school in...
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(Audio) Jo-Anne Rowney on using social media to reach people

Jo-Anne Rowney is young, but plays an important role in the Catholic Church in England. As communication director of the Diocese of Westminster, she helped reach people all over the world when Pope Benedict XVI visited last year. Social media made her a major player in the trip and people could follow the pope’s moves....
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Make sure you’re following Catholic Review today

Archbishop O'Brien concelebrates Mass in Madrid. Keep logged on to Catholicreview.org today for all the news on Archbishop O’Brien’s new appointment today. He’s leaving the Archdiocese of Baltimore for a huge position and The Review has all the scoops. Fellow bloggers Chris Gunty and George Matysek have the latest information. Follow their tweets on http://twitter.com/catholicreview...
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Archbishop O’Brien heading to Rome!

CR photo/Owen Sweeney III Congratulations to Archbishop Edwin F. O’Brien!  Pope Benedict XVI today appointed the archbishop as Grand Master of the Equestrian Order of the Holy Sepulchre of Jerusalem.  Click here to read The Catholic Review’s coverage of the announcement and click here to read about the archbishop’s deep impact locally, nationally and internationally. ...
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A glimpse into Archbishop O’Brien’s playful side

The archbishop has a well-earned reputation as a serious-minded and devoted leader who gives everything he has in service of a Church he loves. Yet, there's another side to him - a playful side that endears him those who know him.
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VIDEO REPORT: Archbishop O’Brien’s press conference on his new appointment

Here’s a Catholic Review video report on Archbishop Edwin F. O’Brien’s appointment as pro-grand master of the Equestrian Order (Knights) of the Holy Sepulcher of Jerusalem. For insights into the archbishop’s unique sense of humor, click here. [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Xv3p6ZudVng]  
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Man in the know thinks archbishop will be good fit for Holy Land

Bishop Denis J. Madden (second from right) joins archdiocesan leaders at an Aug. 29 press conference highlighting Archbishop Edwin F. O'Brien's appointment to a Vatican office. (CR Photo/Bill McAllen) Bishop Denis J. Madden knows something about the Holy Land. From 1994-1996, Bishop Madden was the Director of the Pontifical Mission for Palestine office in Jerusalem...
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Pope Appoints Archbishop O’Brien Grand Master of Equestrian Order of Holy Sepulchre of Jerusalem

Archbishop to Serve as Apostolic Administrator of the Archdiocese of Baltimore Until a Successor is Named Archbishop Edwin F. O’Brien announced today that Pope Benedict XVI has appointed him Grand Master of the Equestrian Order of the Holy Sepulchre of Jerusalem. With the announcement of the appointment, the Archbishop immediately ceases serving as Archbishop of...
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Pope Names Archbishop O’Brien to Vatican Post

Press Conference Schedules for 10 AM Today Pope Benedict XVI today named Archbishop Edwin F. O’Brien, 72, Grand Master of the Equestrian Order of the Holy Sepulchre of Jerusalem. He succeeds Cardinal John Foley, who retired in February for reasons of health. Archbishop O’Brien had served as 15th Archbishop of Baltimore since October 1, 2007...
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(audio) Father Roderick on podcasting/social media at WYD

Netherlands priest Father Roderick Vonhögen has gained international acclaim for his podcasting and social media approach. If you want to hear from a priest who “gets it,” this is it. Check out this small sample of audio I recorded for The Catholic Review from his presentation during a panel at World Youth Day in Madrid.
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