Counsel the Doubtful: Across archdiocese, parishioners give to crisis pregnancy centers

“One of the most loving decisions you can make is to carry a child and then let someone else adopt it,” O’Connell said. “There can be a stigma attached to adoption. Abortion is easier to hide, it’s more appealing. That’s what we’re up against.”
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Twenty in 2020: Enjoy these family events in the coming year

The Feast of the Holy Family of Jesus, Mary and Joseph falls on the Sunday between Christmas and New Year’s. In following their model as a Christian family, here are 20 ways to share faith and fellowship over the coming year in the Archdiocese of Baltimore.
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Embrace all the New Year brings

We can’t know what lies ahead. As much as we might not like uncertainty, there’s also a gift in not knowing what the future holds.
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Christmas past resonates for oldest pastor

This year will mark Monsignor Burke's 40th Christmas at St. Francis of Assisi in Baltimore. He’ll celebrate the 5 p.m. Mass on Christmas Eve, and the 11:30 a.m. Mass on Christmas Day.
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Pope Francis accepts Cardinal O’Brien’s resignation as leader of Rome-based order

Pope Francis announced Dec. 8 that he has accepted the resignation of Cardinal Edwin F. O’Brien as Grand Master of the Equestrian Order of the Holy Sepulchre of Jerusalem.
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