June 8, 2020

Easy as pie—or prayer

When I feel helpless, I try to pick one thing and do it well. The other night I set everything aside to make a pie.
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Mercy Medical Center completes new hospital floor ahead of schedule

Mercy Medical Center announced June 5 the completion of a newly constructed unit on the 17th floor of the Mary Catherine Bunting Center main hospital in downtown Baltimore.
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Josephites among religious and laity joining ‘Black Lives Matter’ protests

"The Catholic voice as a group, as a family needs to be heard," said Father Cornelius Ejiogu, a member of the Baltimore-based Society of St. Joseph of the Sacred Heart, best known as the Josephites.
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Archbishop Lori offers invocation at ‘Protest with a Purpose’

The archbishop prayed for the Holy Spirit to consume racism and the conditions that led to the deaths of Floyd, Gray, Ahmaud Arbery, Breonna Taylor and others around the nation.
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USCCB, other Catholic groups urge court to protect faith-based foster care

The U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops, the Pennsylvania Catholic Conference and a few Catholic Charities agencies have joined more than 30 other religious groups, states and a group of Congress members urging the Supreme Court to protect Philadelphia's faith-based foster care.
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Activist ordered to pay restitution for naval base damage during protest

One of the seven Catholic peace activists convicted on charges related to entering a naval base in southeastern Georgia and symbolically damaging weapons systems will not return to prison for her role in the protest.
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