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  • Archbishop Kurtz hopes synod’s final report will ‘refine and clarify’

    Archbishop Joseph E. Kurtz of Louisville, Kentucky, said he hoped the final report of the Synod of Bishops on the family would improve on the assembly’s midterm report in celebrating exemplary families, encouraging missionary outreach and emphasizing that the Church’s pastoral efforts must be grounded in Scripture and Catholic teaching.

  • ‘Wimpy Kid’ author returns to Bishop McNamara
    In high school, Jeff Kinney was good at writing and drawing, but swimming – not so much.  He was on Bishop McNamara High School’s first swim team, but “I was so bad they asked me not to be in the photo in the yearbook.” 



  • Washington’s reluctant first archbishop
    When Pope Pius XII established the Archdiocese of Washington in 1939, he appointed Baltimore Archbishop Michael Curley to lead the new archdiocese.
    
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  • Since so much is being written and said about the progress of the Synod of Bishops on the Pastoral Challenges of the Family in the Context of the New Evangelization, I thought it would be helpful to share a few thoughts from the perspective of someone inside the Synod.



     
  • During an Oct. 13 Mass at Our Lady of Fatima Parish in Fort Worth, Texas, the pastor, Father Jim Khoi asked for prayers for Nina Pham, a Dallas nurse who grew up in the parish and is now in the news as the first person known to have contracted the Ebola virus in the United States
  • More than 2,200 people packed the Cathedral Basilica of the Sacred Heart in Newark, N.J., on Oct. 4 to celebrate the first beatification liturgy in the United States.  
  • Cardinal Wuerl rededicates Shrine of  St. John Vianney at Charles County parish
    More than 200 people gathered Aug. 3 at St. Mary Church, Newport, to participate in the rededication of the first ever shrine in the United States to honor St. John Vianney. Cardinal Donald Wuerl celebrated Mass and blessed the shrine on the day before the saint's feast day. In rededicating the shrine, the cardinal urged the faithful to emulate the example of the saint and to "follow in the footsteps of Our Lord." 
  • Cardinal Donald Wuerl announced the following clergy appointments. They are effective as indicated. 
  • Maryland parish hosts candlelight vigil to pray for kidnapped Nigerian schoolgirls
    Surrounded by rural countryside in an outlying suburban community north of Washington, D.C., St. Paul Church in Damascus might seem to be halfway around the world from Nigeria. But on June 10, that parish united with the African nation in a special way, as it hosted a candlelight vigil to pray for the 276 Nigerian schoolgirls kidnapped almost two months earlier by the Islamic terror group Boko Haram. 
  • Archbishop Kurtz hopes synod’s final report will ‘refine and clarify’

    Archbishop Joseph E. Kurtz of Louisville, Kentucky, said he hoped the final report of the Synod of Bishops on the family would improve on the assembly’s midterm report in celebrating exemplary families, encouraging missionary outreach and emphasizing that the Church’s pastoral efforts must be grounded in Scripture and Catholic teaching.

     
  • Cardinal Wuerl’s reflections from Synod on the Family

    Since so much is being written and said about the progress of the Synod of Bishops on the Pastoral Challenges of the Family in the Context of the New Evangelization, I thought it would be helpful to share a few thoughts from the perspective of someone inside the Synod.



     
  • ‘Art to Heart’
    An innovative outreach program between students at St. Mary’s Ryken High School in Leonardtown and persons with developmental disabilities in their community was honored this summer by the St. Mary’s County government.

     
     
  • 5 ways Jesus loves families
    Our archbishop Cardinal Wuerl and many other bishops and Catholic theologians are meeting in Rome this month for the Synod on the Family. 

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