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April 5, 2012

Archdiocese of Baltimore Statement on the Playing of the Orioles Season Opener on Good Friday

On Friday, April 6, nine Major League Baseball teams, including the Baltimore Orioles, will play season-opening baseball games. On the same day, countless Christians and Jews will mark solemn and holy religious observances, Good Friday and the start of Passover. The decision to schedule season-opening games on Good Friday is just the latest example of...
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‘A real leader for the future’

When Connecticut lawmakers proposed legislation three years ago that would have given laypeople financial control of Catholic parishes, Bishop William E. Lori of Bridgeport, Conn., called on Catholics to voice their opposition.
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Death by robo-call

I write to announce the newest cause for sainthood, not only an American, but someone from the Archdiocese of Baltimore: Thomas P. Sheahen, confessor.
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Lessons on the meaning of Easter

On Holy Saturday night, Johnny asked his mother if he could go to bed early. His mother asked him if he was sick, but he said he was only tired. Actually, he didn’t think he could tell his mother the real reason. He wanted to go to bed early so he could get up early...
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Bishops announce Holy Week schedules

The following are the Holy Week schedules for the Baltimore bishops.
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New Stations add imagery to sacred space

St. John the Evangelist in Columbia installs first permanent Stations of the Cross since the parish begain in 1967.
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A Chrism Mass farewell

Cardinal Edwin F. O’Brien gave the following homily at the Chrism Mass April 2 at the Cathedral of Mary Our Queen, Homeland.
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Orioles strike out with Good Friday opener

CRMedia CEO and associate publisher/editor Christopher Gunty talks about Opening Day falling on Good Friday.
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Archdiocese issues statement on Good Friday baseball

On Friday, April 6, nine Major League Baseball teams, including the Baltimore Orioles, will play season-opening baseball games. On the same day, countless Christians and Jews will mark solemn and holy religious observances, Good Friday and the start of Passover.
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Baltimore Catholic Parish Re-enacts Crucifixion of Jesus During Holy Week

Parishioners from Sacred Heart of Jesus-Sagrado Corazon de Jesus Parish in Highlandtown will pray the live Stations of the Cross as Jesus’ final hours are re-enact on the streets of Southeast Baltimore April 4 at 7 p.m. and April 6 (Good Friday) at 12 p.m. Parishioners and members of the Parish’s Ministry of Art and...
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Video: Gertrude’s offers ‘great start to late morning’

Rated as one of Baltimore’s top Brunch places, Gertrude’s – named after famed Chef John Shield’s grandmother – offers brunch, lunch and dinner in a beautiful setting.
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