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Pastors plan different ways to celebrate Holy Week in time of coronavirus

Pastors around the Archdiocese of Baltimore are adapting to celebrating Mass without the presence of the faithful, but several admit that Holy Week this year will be very different as...
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An Annunciation Reflection: What God may be asking of us

Often it doesn’t matter what you decide to do for Lent. Sometimes your Lenten journey finds you. So, here we are.
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A lesson in God’s love

Our younger son hurried into the room holding a water glass full of forsythia he had cut from the bushes in our yard.
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Vatican issues decree for Holy Week liturgies with pandemic restrictions

"By the mandate of the supreme pontiff for the year 2020 only," the congregation issued guidelines March 20 for celebrating the Triduum and Easter liturgies without the presence of the...
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A good and upright man

Joseph is a strong role model for someone who accepts the will of the Lord and lives it out.
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“Are you from Iowa?”

A chance meeting with strangers added light to this Lenten journey.
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Lenten Reflections with Archbishop Lori

Wednesday, April 1

Wednesday of the Fifth Sunday of Lent

Tuesday, March 31

Tuesday of the Fifth Sunday of Lent

Monday, March 30

Monday of the Fifth Sunday of Lent

Sunday, March 29

Fifth Sunday of Lent

Saturday, March 28

Saturday of the Fourth Week of Lent

Friday, March 27

Friday of the Fourth Week of Lent

Thursday, March 26

Thursday of the Fourth Week of Lent

Wednesday, March 25

Solemnity of the Annunciation of the Lord

Tuesday, March 24

Tuesday of the Fourth Week of Lent

Monday, March 23

Monday of the Fourth Week of Lent

Sunday, March 22

Fourth Sunday of Lent

Saturday, March 21

Saturday of the Third Week of Lent

Friday, March 20

Friday of the Third Week of Lent

Thursday, March 19

Solemnity of St. Joseph

Wednesday, March 18

Wednesday of the Third Week of Lent

Tuesday, March 17

Memorial of St. Patrick

Monday, March 16

Monday of the Third Week of Lent

Catholic Baltimore Radio Interviews

Celebrating a Holy Catholic Easter

Father William Saunders, author of “Celebrating a Holy Catholic Easter: A Guide to the Customs and Devotions of Lent and the Season of Christ’s Resurrection,” discusses his new book.

Lenten Devotionals

Deacon Greg Kandra, author of “The Living Gospel: Daily Devotions for Lent 2020,” and Father Michael White and Tom Corcoran, authors of “Messages of Trust for Lent 2020” discuss their new booklets. 

Video Resources

To Ash or not to Ash

University of Maryland chaplain discusses why Ash Wednesday is such a popular Mass on campus even though it’s not a holy day of obligation.

MEATLESS FRIDAYS

A vegetarian and a priest in southern Maryland describe their approaches to Lenten Fridays.