September 18, 2017

Filipino community lives out Pope Francis’ call to missionary discipleship

A standing-room-only gathering packed the Cathedral of Mary Our Queen in Homeland Sept. 17 for the seventh annual Archdiocesan Filipino Saints Fiesta Celebration.
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Father Nawrocki, priest who served Holy Rosary Parish and Polish communities, dies

A farewell bilingual Mass in Polish and English for Society of Christ Father Zdzisław Nawrocki will be held Sept. 18, at 6:30 p.m., at Holy Rosary in Fells Point.
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Ellerslie Avenue building has been a center of ministry for 100 years

Exactly 100 years to the day when Cardinal James Gibbons dedicated St. Elizabeth Home as an orphanage for African-American children in Baltimore, former orphans were among those returning to the building Sept. 17 for a special Mass celebrating a century of diverse ministry at the site.
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Peter Claver vs. Immanuel Kant

Immediately after caring for their physical and psychological needs, the saint commenced to instruct the slaves in the rudiments of the Christian faith.
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Salesian priest recounts harrowing tale of his capture, liberation

Salesian Father Tom Uzhunnalil was sitting in a room in an unknown location -- one of several he had been relocated to during his 18-month imprisonment -- when he received some unexpected news.
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