August 28, 2014

Feast of St. Augustine

Introduction I am delighted to offer Holy Mass to begin the new academic year here at St. Mary’s. It is good for us to be here, good for us to make a new beginning, and to do so on the feast of a saint who is all about new beginnings, viz., St. Augustine of Hippo....
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Catholic Review Column: Fifty Years After the Civil Rights Movement

Fifty years ago this summer, the Civil Rights Act was signed into law by President Lyndon Johnson, marking a watershed moment in our nation’s history and in the ongoing struggle of African-Americans for fair and equal treatment.   The passage of the law, which outlawed discrimination based on race, color, religion, sex and national origin,...
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Statement Regarding the Death of Sylvia “Cookie” Harris

Archbishop William E. Lori, on behalf of the clergy and lay faithful of the Archdiocese of Baltimore, extends his prayers to Congressman Andy Harris and the entire Harris family for the repose of the soul of Sylvia “Cookie” Harris. Mrs. Harris was a longtime volunteer supporter of Catholic, pro-life causes, serving on the Archdiocesan Respect...
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Beyond the Bell: Calvert Hall’s peer ministry ‘makes faith cool’

One Calvert Hall grad points to peer ministry as helping him “come out of his shell.”
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Living beyond expectations, Cumberland man exudes ‘no-quit attitude’

“Doctors said I wasn’t supposed to make it past my twenties,” Shand Crawford wrote, “but I’m still here!"
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