Urban Vicariate

Outreach honors Josephite’s commitment to Sandtown-Winchester

On the second Saturday of the month, the people of St. Peter Claver Parish, under the direction of Greer Dorsey, provide a meal and fellowship for between 150 and 200 people in need, under the banner of Harper’s Helpers.
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Bishop Madden to lead Baltimore prayer walk for peace Sept. 4

Bishop Denis J. Madden, urban vicar and auxiliary bishop emeritus of Baltimore, will lead a prayer walk for peace Sept. 4 at St. Edward in Baltimore.
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Basilica missionaries bringing Jesus to city streets

Colin Miller and Nathan Belk are spending their days walking through the streets of downtown Baltimore. They have a backpack in which they might carry some clean pairs of socks for a homeless person or a bottle of water. But they are also carrying with them the word of God and the presence of Christ.
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Camp St. Vincent continues to enrich summers of children experiencing homelessness

Since June 24, St. Vincent de Paul of Baltimore has brightened the summer of more than 250 children experiencing homelessness.
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More bishops issue statement against president’s tweets on Baltimore

Three more U.S. bishops spoke out Aug. 2 on a recent spate of tweets by President Donald Trump against the city of Baltimore.
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Franciscan Center, FCA team on soccer camp to benefit those experiencing homelessness

The Franciscan Center partnered with the Fellowship of Christian Athletes and Calvert Hall College High School on a soccer clinic that benefited those experiencing homelessness July 27.
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Plea to ‘walk with them’ resonates at refugee-themed Highlandtown Stations of the Cross

The pastor of Sacred Heart of Jesus-Sagrado Corazón de Jesús led the public display of support for migrants and refugees.
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Black clergy, religious women soak up Baltimore history at joint conference

The gathering began with a Mass honoring jubilarians at Historic St. Francis Xavier, the first Black Catholic church in the United States.
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Class of 2019: Addison found a home at St. Frances Academy

Hosea Addison, who found a home at St. Frances Academy, experienced the thrill of playing for a football powerhouse and the agony of a winless baseball team.
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Class of 2019: Mosca was an anchor for Catholic High, in more ways than one

Brooke Mosca, a co-valedictorian and three-sport athlete for The Catholic High School of Baltimore, is headed to St. John’s University in Queens, N.Y.
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St. Brigid in Canton closes, pastorate considers new uses for building

Declining numbers led to the closing of St. Brigid Church in Canton, which in 2017 became part of a pastorate in East Baltimore.
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Good news abounds at 22nd annual Mother Lange awards

Sponsored by the Office of Black Catholic Ministries, the event honors not just contributors to parish life in the Archdiocese of Baltimore, but Mother Lange, who helped found the Oblate Sisters in 1829.
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