September 20, 2013

7 Quick Takes Friday (The Sad Apple Edition)

— 1 —Leo had to bring an apple to school yesterday. I picked out a red one and put it in the outside pocket of his backpack. I thought I told him where I had put it, but maybe I didn’t. Or maybe he was playing and didn’t hear me.
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O’Dwyer Retreat House celebrates 50th anniversary

Check out some facts on the Monsignor O'Dwyer Retreat House in Sparks.
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Prayers for peace make a difference

In Hagerstown, a parishioner reflected on Pope Francis’ call for a day of prayer and fasting for peace Sept. 7.
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A Golden Celebration at The John Carroll School

“Go into the new.”– Archbishop John Carroll, namesake of our schoolFirst Bishop and Archbishop of Baltimore (Serving 1789-1815)  Outside on the John Carroll CampusThe opening of a new school year is always filled with lots of activity. This September has been particularly exciting as we began the celebration of our 50th
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Baltimore Archbishop Lori says Pope Francis interview has a ‘tone of invitation’

Archbishop William E. Lori reacted to a wide-ranging interview with Pope Francis published Sept. 19 in America magazine with two analogies.
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Manuscripts a window into medieval devotion, monastic living

The Walters Art Museum is spotlighting the meticulous craftsmanship of medieval monks and nuns in an exhibition of illuminated manuscripts.
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