First Communions on hold, but preparation continues, online

First Communion season should be in full swing, but social distancing has closed churches and put parish celebrations on hold.
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Like everyone else, religious lean on tech in time of COVID-19

Until churches and schools reopen and people can gather again, however, technology is the next best way to connect, not just for laypeople, but those living in religious communities.
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Catholic Charities of Baltimore launches SNAP hotline

To serve an increasing number of people needing assistance in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, especially those without access to online applications, Catholic Charities of Baltimore has launched a telephone hotline for the supplemental nutrition assistance program (SNAP).
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Stations of the Cross: Jesus’ passion takes on particular resonance in time of crisis

The Archdiocese of Baltimore is home to many beautiful Stations of the Cross that tell the story of Christ's Passion in compelling ways.
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Coronavirus closures slow offertory collections but not parish costs

No Masses during the COVID-19 pandemic could mean several weeks without offertory collections and this has many pastors worried.
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Archdiocese’s churches stay connected to parishioners during pandemic

While archdiocesan churches are closed during the COVID-19 pandemic, pastors and staff are trying to keep in touch with their parishioners by streaming daily Mass, sending emails or posting online videos.
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Appeal for Catholic Ministries in gear

The homeless and the hungry, children and the aged, seminarians, and chaplains at hospitals and prisons all benefit from the Archdiocese of Baltimore’s annual fundraising campaign, the Annual Appeal for Catholic Ministries.
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St. Ignatius in Baltimore acknowledges history of segregation

The renaming of the chapel is a step toward deepening the parish’s commitment to interracial justice in Baltimore, Father Casciotti said.
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Middle Ground: St. Stephen School in Bradshaw opens new building for grades 6-8

White boards share wall space with BenQ interactive flat-screen boards that connect to a computer, the Internet or TV, and work with other high-tech tools.
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Walking up Holy Cross aisle to marry – 134 years after her great-grandparents

When Josephine Fangman and Ferdinand Wehberg married at Holy Cross in November 1885, they began a family legacy at the South Baltimore church which includes a fourth generation tying the knot.
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Turkey Bowl at 100: Calvert Hall breaks new ground with Leadership Institute

“We believe that every student has the potential to be a leader,” said Charles Stembler, principal of Calvert Hall. “The goal of the program is to teach the skills and develop character to be leaders in the community.”
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