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We are called to be a light brightly visible, not to proclaim ourselves but to proclaim Christ Jesus as Lord (2 Corinthians 4:5).”
– Archbishop William E. Lori 

Archbishop Lori visits Camp GLOW participants.
Archbishop Lori visits Camp GLOW participants.
Baltimore Archdiocese at a glance
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Bishops urge bipartisan plan to stop shutdown, protect ‘vulnerable’ groups

President Donald Trump and Congress "must come together" to reach a bipartisan solution that reopens the government and "recognizes the economic struggle" now facing federal workers and their families and...
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Doctrinal congregation to handle relations with traditionalist Catholics

Pope Francis has closed the pontifical commission that had been responsible for the pastoral care of Catholics attached to the pre-Vatican II Mass, transferring the commission's tasks to a special...
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Weekend retreat helps young men discern religious calling

A discernment retreat held at St. Mary's Seminary in Roland Park attracted 16 participants considering religious life.
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Church of the Nativity helps to ‘rebuild’ parishes

Church of the Nativity in Timonium pastor Father Michael White created the Rebuilt brand to share the story of how he and his staff revitalized his parish.
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Baltimore seminarians spend break serving in Guatemala

The seminarians ranged from pre-theology to those in their temporary diaconate year. They worked alongside the native people in many projects.
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WEA celebrates success of students from Baltimore’s Catholic schools

“The main ingredient is that our schools and students witness the presence of God every day," said LaUanah King-Cassell, of Ss. James and John. "He is the fiber of everything we do.”
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Be Missionary Disciples: Archdiocesan Pastoral Plan

This report explains the latest developments related to the Be Missionary Disciples pastoral planning initiative in the Archdiocese of Baltimore. This initiative was the subject of my 2015 pastoral letter, “A Light Brightly Visible: Lighting the Path to Missionary Discipleship,” and with the support and efforts of many people throughout the Archdiocese, much progress has been made over the past two years.
– Archbishop William E. Lori

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Embracing God’s Plan for Marriage: A Scripture Study for Couples

Popular author and speaker Mark Hart and his wife, Melanie, help illuminate the truths about married love with key Scripture passages and insightful questions for reflection and prayer.

Christlife

ChristLife equips Catholics for the essential work of evangelization so others might personally encounter Jesus Christ and be transformed into His missionary disciples in the Catholic Church.

Legion of Mary

The Legion of Mary is a wonderful way to be part of the new evangelization by works of conversion for those who do not know Christ, consolation of the sick and suffering, and conservation of the faith of the members of the body of Christ.

Mercy Now

Mercy Now is a free quarterly resource for parish leaders. Includes articles, bulletin inserts, notes for catechists, a section for youth and/or youth ministers, and a column for parents.
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