I have seen the face of Christ

Many years ago, I read an essay that pointed out that the church – whose head is Christ – must have a dual nature: like Jesus, both divine and human. If the church were not human, it would not be riddled with sinners and all that sin brings into our lives; but if the church...
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Archbishop Lori says allegations open old wounds for abuse victims

Archbishop William E. Lori of Baltimore acknowledged the renewed pain and anger caused by clergy sexual abuse following the release of a Pennsylvania grand jury report that details some of the actions taken by Cardinal William H. Keeler when he was a bishop in Pennsylvania.
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Archbishop Lori blesses radio station on first anniversary

Archbishop William E. Lori marked the first anniversary of radio station WVTO 92.7 LP-FM by celebrating Mass at St. Benedict Parish, and blessing the radio studio on the second floor of the parish center July 29.
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Archbishop: 50th anniversary of ‘Humanae Vitae’ celebrates human dignity

The 50th anniversary of Pope Paul VI’s landmark encyclical, “Humanae Vitae” (“Of Human Life”), is an occasion “to celebrate and revisit our human dignity, our human nature,” said Archbishop William E. Lori.
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Liturgical music inspires people’s imagination, composer says

Music “touches the heart” and brings another dimension to what people might hear in the homily, Father Manalo said.
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‘You are precious; I love you’

We cannot simply say, “Have a nice day,” to someone who is clinically depressed, and expect that to change his or her situation. But we can learn to identify warning signs (see box) and get help for those who are hurting.
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St. Maria Goretti graduate ready for priesthood

“In the end I’ve been able to come to this point, this graced point, where the Lord has made clear to me this is my vocation,” Deacon Streifel said.
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Russell joins archdiocese as community affairs director

“I am honored to be asked to serve the archdiocese in this capacity and thrilled to have the opportunity to support the good work of the church,” Russell said.
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Archbishop Lori urges Ellicott City parishioners to help one another in flood aftermath

The archbishop encouraged the people to allow the eucharistic presence of Jesus to make them more present to one another and give themselves to one another, even in the most trying of times.
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Archdiocese details plans for K-8 school on West Side

The Archdiocese of Baltimore plans a 21st-century school for West Baltimore that will fill a gap in the community and provide a cafeteria, gymnasium, science labs, maker spaces and recreation space.
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Bank CEO, archbishop discuss needs, successes of urban education

The head of one of the largest retail banking companies in the world sat down with Baltimore’s archbishop for a wide-ranging discussion on urban education April 26 at the Center Club in downtown Baltimore.
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