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December 7, 2017

Archbishop Lori’s Remarks: Catholic Charities Breakfast

Yes, goodness is on the rise, right here in Baltimore. Unfortunately that is a well-kept secret. I suppose that gloom and doom sells and thus we are living in an era of negative narratives – internationally, nationally, and locally.
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Archbishop Lori’s Homily: Solemnity of the Immaculate Conception; Vigil Mass

To tell you the truth, I’m less than pleased when daylight savings time ends for the simple reason that it gets dark so quickly in the evening. But tonight the darkness outside serves a purpose for it is as a point of departure for reflecting on today’s feast, the Solemnity of the Immaculate Conception.
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2017 Archbishop’s Annual Appeal surpasses $9.4 million goal

The 2017 Archbishop’s Annual Appeal has raised more than $9.5 million in gifts and commitments, surpassing its goal of $9.4 million by more than $100,000.
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Solemnity of the Immaculate Conception is a holy day of obligation

The Solemnity of the Immaculate Conception of the Blessed Virgin Mary, which celebrates the dogma that Mary was preserved from original sin from the moment of her conception, will be celebrated Dec. 8.
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Marian House brings ‘new life’ to former parish school at Blessed Sacrament

The permanent family housing has transformed the former parish school at Blessed Sacrament, two miles north of St. Ann Parish.
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Encouraging news on abortion

Supporters of legalized abortion used to agree that abortion should be "rare." They don't say it so much nowadays. Maybe they now realize that reducing abortions will require discouraging abortion.
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Archbishop Lori’s Homily: Advent Evening of Reflection

I am delighted once again to spend this evening of prayer and fellowship with you. My special gratitude to all of you for weaving the spirit of the Order of Malta into the fabric of the Archdiocese of Baltimore.
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The anticipation of Advent

Jesus does not just come to us when we are perfect. He comes to us as we are, even if we are shepherds watching our sheep in the fields.
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Movie Review: ‘Lady Bird’

"Lady Bird" is writer-director Greta Gerwig's sensitive autobiographical account of growing up in Sacramento, California.
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Mideast Christian leaders to Trump: Jerusalem move could have dire results

In an open letter to U.S. President Donald Trump, Christian leaders in Jerusalem said U.S. recognition of the city as the capital of Israel could have dire regional consequences.
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