Good Start: Many parishes make preschool a priority

While nearly 40 K-8 schools in the Archdiocese of Baltimore include a preschool, for a handful of parishes the school day consists only of that level, among them St. Al’s Preschool.
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New ministry aids families in healing after miscarriage

“People want to have an opportunity to honor … and bury their child,” said Father Carrion, who added that the ministry helps to build community among those experiencing loss.
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Archbishop Lori: During Baltimore meeting, U.S. bishops will work to restore trust

Archbishop William E. Lori of Baltimore said he expects the U.S. bishops to set aside most of their regular agenda for the annual fall meeting here Nov. 12-14. Instead, he thinks the bishops will open their meeting with extended prayer. “I think it’s the most foundational step. We have to take a day of reparation...
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Love and loss: Baltimore violence leaves families leaning on faith

Last year was the deadliest per capita in the history of Baltimore City, and 2018 is proving just as tragic. Families left behind work to ensure that they themselves do not become spiritual casualties.
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Thurmont parishioners provide ‘joyful witness’ at Colorfest

On the second full weekend in October, the town of Thurmont transforms to welcome autumn visitors. The 55th annual Catoctin Colorfest, one of the largest outdoor craft shows in the East, drew an estimated 100,000 Oct. 13-14.
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