Posts Tagged ‘Archdiocese of Baltimore’

Baltimore diocese thinks outside square – reimagines parishes

Thursday, February 22nd, 2024
Baltimore Parish

Over 150 Catholic parish leaders convened at St Mary’s Seminary and University in Baltimore, confronting the harsh reality of dwindling worshippers in the city and the urgent need to reimagine the diocese’s approach. The Archdiocese of Baltimore presented a bold initiative named “Seek the City to Come.” It aims to reimagine parish structures amidst declining Read more

New guidelines on ministry to LGBT people

Monday, July 31st, 2023
ministry to LGBT people

Baltimore Archbishop William E Lori has issued new guidance on ministry to LGBT people and their families Lori’s policy is emphasising the need for a compassionate and understanding approach based on Church teaching and revelation. The archbishop released the 14-page document “Like Every Disciple” in the form of a personal letter. The letter seeks to Read more

Archdiocese of Baltimore could close parishes after pandemic empties pews

Monday, October 3rd, 2022
Baltimore could close parishes

The Archdiocese of Baltimore could close some parishes at the end of a new initiative to reimagine Catholic life in the city. 62 of the archdiocese’s 147 parishes – 47 in Baltimore City and 15 outside city parishes – are involved in the initiative. According to archdiocesan data, 20 per cent of city pews were Read more