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April 3, 2017

Answered prayers (or the story of a missing watch)

Every day during Lent we pull a slip of paper out of our prayer basket and read the name of the person or people listed there.We’ve prayed for cousins and grandparents, deceased family members and living friends. We share stories about the people we’re praying for, and—when I think of
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Sister Barbara Ann Brzeczko, F.S.S.J., former St. Casimir teacher and principal, dies

Born in Baltimore in 1937, Franciscan Sister of St. Joseph Barbara Ann Brzeczko professed her first vows in 1959.
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Sister Mary Cordelia Eckert, hospital administrator, dies at 94

A funeral Mass for Sister Mary Cordelia Eckert, a former hospital administrator, was offered March 25 at Mercy Villa in Baltimore. Sister Cordelia died March 20.
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Jesus said to his disciples

The Litany of Trust: A Prayer for our Times

It was a typical Saturday in late January. My best friend was helping me install a laminate floor in our living room. We took a break to have lunch together, and chitchatted for a bit before he left. Four days later, I received a series of frantic text messages and
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Scars of past wounds give strength for the future, pope says

Pope Francis spoke to earthquake survivors April 2 at Carpi and Mirandola.
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Cathedral students among CRS Helping Hands

For the second straight year, the Cathedral of Mary Our Queen Parish has held a CRS Helping Hands meal-packaging event as a Lenten outreach initiative.
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Maryland bishops join fight against human trafficking, announce training sessions

The Catholic bishops in Maryland have announced their full support for efforts to combat human trafficking.
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