Wednesday, April 17, 2013
Prayers from the Archdiocese of Baltimore include "an end to violence and terror."
Archbishop William E. Lori, Archbishop of Baltimore, issued the following statement on the tragedy in Boston April 15: "On behalf of the priests and faithful of the Archdiocese of Baltimore, I offer prayers for those who lost their lives today and for those who were injured in the violent attack in Boston. Our prayers are with them as well as their families and loved ones, just as we pray too for an end to violence and terror throughout the world. May the love of our compassionate Savior be with all who were impacted by this tragedy.”
Wednesday, March 13, 2013
Based on the British newspaper "The Guardian," the conclave of cardinals has decided on a new head of the Roman Catholic Church.
UPDATE (4:56 p.m.)—A new pope, the head of the Roman Catholic Church, has been elected by the conclave of cardinals, according to The Guardian News website. They've elected Jorge Bergoglio of Argentina, of the Jesuit order, as the 266th pontiff. He takes the name Francis, the report states. Archbishop Lori from the Archdiocese of Baltimore will hold a press conference this afternoon in Cathedral of Mary Our Queen in Baltimore, according to a news release from the Archdiocese of Baltimore. At 3 p.m. all Catholic churches and schools were to ring their bells for a minimum of five minutes, the release states. At 4 p.m., cathedral staff will hang bunting, and mass will be held at 5:30 at the cathedral, led by the archbishop. The Guardian is a …
Tuesday, February 7, 2012
Towson is home to many schools and a hospital that would be affected.
The Archdiocese of Baltimore is gearing up for a fight against new federal rules requiring them to cover contraceptives for many church-affiliated employees. In a letter to congregants released Tuesday, Cardinal-designate Edwin O'Brien said the archdiocese "cannot—and will not—comply with this unjust law." "And as a result, unless the rule is overturned, we Catholics ... must be prepared either to violate our consciences, or to drop health coverage for our employees (and suffer the penalties for doing so)," O'Brien wrote. Under the new rules, announced last week by the Department of Health and Human Services, nearly all employers must offer access to birth control as part of all health insurance programs by Aug. 1. Churches themselves are …
Thursday, December 22, 2011
With more than 30 churches in the area, there are Christmas service options for everyone in the community.
- HOLIDAY GUIDE
- Ron Snyder
Thursday, December 22, 2011
The Essex-Middle River area is filled with places of worship for people of most faiths. There are more than 30 churches in the area covering most denominations, including Catholic, Baptist and Methodist. Here is a listing of many of the Christmas Eve and Christmas Day services this weekend. Those wishing to be added to this list can email editor Ron Snyder at email@example.com. Address: 544 Back River Neck Road Christmas Eve: 6 p.m. (service); 10 p.m. candlelight service Christmas: 10 a.m. Address: 404 N. Marlyn Ave. Christmas Eve: 7 p.m. (candlelight service) Christmas: 10:30 a.m. (one service—no Sunday school or evening service) Address: 524 Maryland Ave. Christmas Eve: 7 and 11 p.m. Christmas: 10 a.m. Address: 911 Mace Ave. …