'Sing once, pray twice': In Philadelphia, St. Joseph Hispanic community enjoys the journey

Some Maryland Catholics who went to the papal Mass Sept. 27 couldn't get through security, but they soaked up the experience just the same.

Erik Zygmont | CR Staff
Even though she did not make it to the security gates, high school senior Katherine Martinez felt that she "was there" during Pope Francis

Bus pilgrimage tickets for papal Mass on sale June 29

Tickets for the one-day bus pilgrimage from Baltimore to the papal Mass in Philadelphia will go on sale online June 29, at 10 a.m.

Pilgrims who join the Catholic Review will recieve a commemorative hat and rosary in honor of Pope Francis

Archbishop Lori begins Fortnight for Freedom with Gospel connection

The fourth annual Fortnight for Freedom began June 21 in Baltimore.

Archbishop William E. Lori began the fourth annual Fortnight for Freedom June 21 at the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary in Baltimore, where he was joined by, from left, Arlington, Va., Bishop Paul S. Loverde; Cardinal Edwin F. O’Brien, archbishop emeritus of Baltimore; and Baltimore auxiliary Bishop Denis J. Madden.
(COURTESY RICHARD LIPPENHOLZ | ARCHDIOCESE OF BALTIMORE)

News

Pope announces new cardinals from Mali, Spain, Sweden, Laos, Salvador
May 22 2017
Unusually, the group of prelates announced by the pope May 21 includes an auxiliary bishop whose archbishop is not a cardinal.

Search for common ground will be key to pope’s meeting with Trump
May 19 2017
Despite a few pointed comments in the past, sparks are not expected to fly.

Hampden parish, born in storm, celebrates 150 years of harmony
May 19 2017
“It’s a great jewel in Hampden, it really is,” said parishioner Christine Barrasso of St. Thomas Aquinas Parish.

God dreams big, wants to transform world, defeat evil, pope says
May 17 2017
God is right by the side of each person on earth, seeing each individual’s pain and wanting to bring hope and joy, Pope Francis said.

Commission reportedly thought first seven Medjugorje visions were real
May 17 2017
Two of the 17 commission members thought the alleged visions after the period of June 24-July 3, 1981, were not supernatural.

Events

Come Learn About Bringing Walking With Purpose to Your Parish
Jun 01 2017 11:30 AM
St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church
689 Ritchie Highway
Severna Park, MD 21146

Msgr. O'Dwyer Retreat House Annual $10,000 Raffle and Auction
Jun 02 2017 06:30 PM
15523 York Road
Sparks, MD 21152

Tee Off For Kids @Greystone Golf Club
Jun 09 2017 12:00 PM
2115 White Hall Road
White Hall, MD 21161

Ride for Life 2017
Jun 10 2017 08:30 AM
Annapolis Pregnancy Clinic
934 West Street
Annapolis, MD 21401

St. Andrew By The Bay Chamber Music Series
Jun 11 2017 03:00 PM
701 College Parkway
Annapolis, MD 21409

LAOH* 58th Mission Festival-Cash Bingo
Jun 16 2017 06:10 PM
200 Ware Avenue
Towson, MD 21204

Annual Clarksville Picnic
Jun 24 2017 12:00 AM
12500 Clarksville Pike
Clarksville, MD 21029

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