Western Vicariate

Archdiocese of Baltimore’s Hispanic community celebrates Blessed Romero’s upcoming canonization

“Monsignor Romero is and will always be the conscience of Latin America,” said St. Timothy's pastor, Father Juan Vazquez-Rubio.
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Deaf community enjoys Mass with Archbishop Lori and deaf priest

“What I cannot say with my hands, allow me to say with my heart,” Archbishop Lori said, as he began his homily, which was interpreted into ASL.
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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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Holy Cows: Partnership in Howard County aids those in need in Baltimore City

Part of the shrine’s acreage was leased for farming that used pesticides. Upon re-evaluating, the friars determined that the current usage was not cohesive with the message of the Franciscans on being stewards of the land.
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South Carroll County parish celebrates 150 years

St. Joseph in Sykesville is celebrating 150 years. The parish has seen many changes since its cornerstone was laid in 1868.
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Frederick County youth leads through service, faith

Knowing Christ personally and striving to do the things that bring him closer to Christ while also drawing others into a deeper relationship with Jesus.
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Mount St. Mary’s University, St. Maria Goretti High School enter guaranteed admissions partnership

St. Maria Goretti students who meet defined requirements are guaranteed admission to Mount St. Mary’s. Students who meet the criteria will receive, at minimum, a $22,000 four-year award, with a total value of $88,000.
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High-schoolers focus on the Eucharist at seminarian-led Mount 2000 retreat

Mount St. Mary’s was packed this weekend with more than 1,300 high school students attending Mount 2000, a retreat focused on the Eucharist and led by the university’s seminarians.
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Grisez called ‘remarkable man’ whose work was ‘utterly true to the faith’

The late Germain Grisez, an influential Catholic philosopher, ethicist and moral theologian, was "a remarkable man" and a "very firm believer" whose faith "was unswervingly orthodox," Jesuit Father Peter Ryan said Feb. 6.
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Carroll County’s Catholic school provides well-rounded education

Archbishop William E. Lori made it to Carroll County’s only Catholic school Jan. 31 to visit the students of St. John School after a snowy morning cancelled his trip to the recently merged St. Michael-St. Clement School in Overlea the day before.
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Sister M. Macrina Stermec dies at 95

A funeral Mass for Ursuline Sister of Louisville M. Macrina Stermec, a former teacher at St. Mary School in Cumberland, was offered Jan. 29 at the Ursuline Motherhouse in Louisville, Ky. Sister Macrina died Jan. 25. She was 95.
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St. John Regional Catholic School stays fresh, thanks to STEM

St. John Regional Catholic School didn’t rest on its laurels after being named a National Blue Ribbon School of Excellence in 2009. The pre-K-8 school in Frederick County kept up-to-date with the latest advancements in STEM.
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