Ash Wednesday marks the beginning of Lent
Mar 05 2014
Lent is a time for conversion, returning to Christ, repenting and believing in the Gospel, Archbishop Lori said.
Five ways to add meaning to the Lenten season
Mar 04 2014
March 5 marks Ash Wednesday and the start of Lent. Here are five ways to add meaning to the season.
Before beginning Lenten retreat, pope cites need for silence, prayer
Mar 03 2014
Less than a week before he was to take top Vatican officials and head out of town for a weeklong Lenten retreat, Pope Francis said retreats should renew the faith of participants, transforming their ministry and their relationships with others.
CRS Rice Bowl Lenten program has new twists: an app, recipes, contest
Feb 05 2014
When trying to change one’s eating habits, especially cutting calories, there’s nothing like getting some made-to-order recipes from a popular chef to help keep one motivated.
Pope leads Good Friday liturgy, begins rite in silent prayer, adoration
Mar 30 2013
Lying prostrate on the floor before the main altar of St. Peter’s Basilica, Pope Francis celebrated the Liturgy of the Lord’s Passion.
Good Friday pilgrims pray for life outside Baltimore abortion clinic
Mar 29 2013
Catholics prayed the rosary outside a Planned Parenthood on March 29.
At chrism Mass, archbishop encourages priests to renew church, themselves
Mar 26 2013
Archbishop Lori spoke to some 150 priests gathered at the annual chrism Mass March 25.
Friday fish fry a popular custom in many US parishes
Feb 21 2013
The Friday fish fry is a big deal to lots of people in Catholic parishes, especially in some sections of the United States.
Rite of Election candidates and catechumens prepare for Easter Vigil
Feb 18 2013
This year, at age 59, Ronnie King attended his first Ash Wednesday Mass – and enjoyed it.
Lent is a time of conversion, Baltimore archbishop says at Ash Wednesday Mass
Feb 13 2013
Archbishop Lori explains that Lent is a time to turn away from sin and self-centeredness.