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As we await the Resurrection

Somehow in this time of anxiety and indefinite quarantine, when so much seems uncertain, we seem to be primed for those moments of happy discovery—those moments when we see how...
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The bird at the feeder

We’ve waited. We’ve watched. And the bird feeder has hung there, full of seeds no one was eating.
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Not the Holy Week we expected

Let's find small and simple ways to walk with Jesus this Holy Week.
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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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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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Lenten Reflections with Archbishop Lori

Monday, April 6

Monday of Holy Week

Sunday, April 5

Palm Sunday of the Lord’s Passion

Saturday, April 4

Saturday of the Fifth Sunday of Lent

Friday, April 3

Friday of the Fifth Sunday of Lent

Thursday, April 2

Thursday of the Fifth Sunday of Lent

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.