April 12, 2018

Tie tying, homework and all that jazz, learning the Apostles’ Creed, a favorite board game, and more (7 Quick Takes)

My parents sent our second-grader a new tie with a First Communion tie tack to wear, and he could not wait to put it on when it arrived.
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Archbishop Lori’s Remarks: Interfaith Prayer Service on the 50th Anniversary of the Assassination of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

We all know why we are here tonight: to remember that tragic day 50 years ago when we lost one of the great leaders our nation has ever produced: Dr. Martin Luther King. And though we come together on this anniversary of his death, it is his life and his legacy that we come together...
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Movie Review: ‘Chappaquiddick’

Screenwriters Andrew Logan and Taylor Allen and director John Curran portray rather than explain the mysterious callousness shown by Sen. Kennedy after the death of Mary Jo Kopechne.
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Pope apologizes for ‘serious mistakes’ in judging Chilean abuse cases

In a letter to the bishops of Chile, Pope Francis apologized for underestimating the seriousness of the sexual abuse crisis in the country following a recent investigation into allegations concerning Bishop Juan Barros of Osorno.
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Watch an archived livestream of the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. prayer service

The Archdiocese of Baltimore's Facebook page will livestream an ecumenical and interfaith prayer service at the Cathedral of Mary Our Queen in Baltimore April 12 beginning at 7 p.m. 
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Catholic institutions shine at Light City festival

The annual Light City festival began April 6 with the lighting of Neighborhood Lights, including at St. Leo the Great in Little Italy, and a “luminous” celebration at Loyola University Maryland in Baltimore.
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