Our Back Pages

Take a journey back into time!  "Our Back Pages" looks back at how the Catholic Review and the Catholic Mirror covered the many interesting moments in the long history of the Catholic Church in the Archdiocese of Baltimore.

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Our Back Pages: 'Two for One'
Feb 03 2017
Three time in the history of the Archdiocese of Baltimore, two auxiliary bishops were ordained on the same day.

Our Back Pages: Cardinal Gibbons built up Catholic press
Jan 10 2017
The preeminent Catholic churchman of his time said the greatest need of the Catholic press of his era was to “be always truthful and not too fault-finding.”

Our Back Pages: All in the Abingdon family – for 150 years
Dec 22 2016
St. Francis de Sales Parish in Abingdon has its roots in a Christmas Mass 150 years ago.

Our Back Pages: Basilica hit milestone in 2006
Nov 07 2016
The historic Baltimore Basilica, America's first cathedral, completed an extensive restoration 10 years ago this month.

Our Back Pages: St. Mary’s Seminary opened 225 years ago in Baltimore
Oct 03 2016
The Baltimore seminary that produced some of this nation’s greatest churchmen had its humble beginning 225 years ago this month.

Our Back Pages: Blessings continue for Scott quadruplets
Aug 19 2016
Raising quadruplets is hard work that doesn’t necessarily get any easier when they go off to college – especially when the bill arrives.

Our Back Pages: Bicentennial was met with hoopla
Jul 04 2016
The bicentennial of the founding of the United States was celebrated with much fanfare in Maryland 40 years ago this month.

Our Back Pages: Our Daily Bread opened its doors 35 years ago
May 27 2016
Our Daily Bread has served more than 7.4 million meals over what will be 12,785 consecutive days of outreach come June 1.