August 14, 2019

Solemnity of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary is holy day of obligation

Parishes throughout the Archdiocese of Baltimore will offer special Masses for the Aug. 15 Solemnity of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary, a holy day of obligation.
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Another round with the Woodstock Nun

The fleeting image of the demure and habited nun furtively flashing the two-finger peace sign in the 1970 documentary “Woodstock” has floated softly through five decades now, a lasting if elusory symbol that touches on the historic music festival but ultimately alights someplace else.
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Ground broken for new St. Kateri Tekakwitha Shrine in New Mexico diocese

The rosary walk at a new shrine to be built in the Gallup Diocese to honor St. Kateri Tekakwitha "will imitate" the life and example of the Native American saint, popularly known as the "Lily of the Mohawks," said Gallup Bishop James S. Wall.
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