Gala celebrates education, $140 million in capital campaign

Archbishop William E. Lori announced that the capital campaign, “Embracing Our Mission, Shaping Our Future,” raised $140 million.

Archbishop William E. Lori addresses those gathered for the sixth annual Gala Celebrating Catholic Education Sept. 27 at the Baltimore Convention Center. (Tom McCarthy Jr. | CR Staff)

Raising awareness: Notre Dame’s new president aids archdiocesan response to domestic violence

“Education is power, and education is knowledge,” said Melissa Lees, who volunteers with TurnAround.

Dr. Marylou Yam, president of Notre Dame of Maryland University in Baltimore, has conducted extensive research on domestic violence. (Tom McCarthy Jr. | CR Staff)

Archdiocese of Baltimore pet blessings 2014

In celebration of St. Francis of Assisi’s feast day Oct. 4, the following parishes in the Archdiocese of Baltimore are holding pet blessings.

Archbishop Lori greets Baltimore Police Sgt. Ron Howard and his horse, Barney, before a blessing of the animals Oct. 4, 2913 at the Baltimore Basilica. Animals at the blessing on the feast of St. Francis of Assisi included members of the BPD equestrian and K-9 units, as well as household pets – dogs, cats and even a rabbit. (Christopher Gunty | CR Staff)

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Gala celebrates education, $140 million in capital campaign
Sep 29 2014
Archbishop William E. Lori announced that the capital campaign, “Embracing Our Mission, Shaping Our Future,” raised $140 million.

Studies confirm religion increases longevity, and marriage does too
Sep 28 2014
Study after study has confirmed that those who are involved in religion and those who are married are healthier, physically and mentally happier.

Jesuit keeps love of creation, justice for the poor foremost in life
Sep 28 2014
Father Fritsch, who turns 81 Sept. 30, sees nature as a gift to value and protect so that it continues to give life.

To honor patron saint, people of Barcelona build human towers
Sep 27 2014
In Barcelona, Spain, people gather in late September for the festival La Mercè in honor of the city’s patron saint.

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