Monday, November 14, 2016

From Baltimore's "Periphery," A Prayer Against "Rising Violence and Falling Civility"

The centerpiece of Opening Night of this USCCB Plenary, an extraordinary moment – from an inaugural Mass held not in either of this Premier See's twin Cathedrals, but the heavily African-American St Peter Claver church in West Baltimore, (with the intention of peace and reconciliation in the nation's communities), the homily of the USCCB President, Archbishop Joseph Kurtz... protestor disruption included:

And here, the bulk of the on-demand video of the liturgy in the tiny, historic 300-seat space, as captured in real-time by the archdiocese of Baltimore: