Parish News


Archbishop celebrates Mass at St. Paul, which offered shelter from the storm in Ellicott City
Aug 15 2016
“It always happens to somebody else, and now it has happened to us,” Deacon Knepper said of the devastating Ellicott City flood.

Abingdon ‘Shadow Players’ share theatrical gifts with parish
Aug 11 2016
The St. Frances de Sales Parish “Shadow Players” perform traditional plays as well as original faith-based stories for theier Harford County community.

Zaferes intends to kick home strong in Olympic triathlon
Aug 09 2016
A world-class triathlete, Katie Hursey Zaferes was baptized at St. John in Westminster, and raised at St. Bartholomew in Manchester.

Archdiocese of Baltimore takes concerted look at ‘Pokévangelization’
Aug 09 2016
In an Aug. 4 webinar, the archdiocese reviewed the game Pokémon GO and how it may be used to evangelize.

Catching up with the 'Woodstock Nun'
Aug 08 2016
A six-second clip of Sister Susanne Bunn of the Mission Helpers of the Sacred Heart flashing the peace sign at the site of the Woodstock music festival made her a cultural icon.

Pastor of Our Lady of Sorrows retiring after 43 years in priesthood
Aug 05 2016
Father Logue will retire from the active priesthood at the end of August. He spent two decades as pastor of Our Lady of Sorrows.

Young Pasadena parishioners ‘Set Sail with St. Patrick’
Aug 04 2016
Young parishioners of St. Jane Frances de Chantal in Riviera Beach traveled to Ireland and back without leaving the church basement.

St. Paul a place of refuge in catastrophic Ellicott City flood
Aug 01 2016
At least 50 people fleeing the flash flood in Ellicott City found refuge at St. Paul.

Frederick faithful lay down burdens on 'Walk-In Wednesdays'
Jul 27 2016
St. John the Evangelist invites faithful and passers-by to come in and engage with staff; while waiting, staff pray for parishioners' intentions.

Father Alphonse Rose was a pastor in Bel Air, and rector of the Cathedral of Mary Our Queen. (CR File) Father Rose, Baltimore native, remembered as ‘great man,’ priest
Jul 26 2016
A priest for 60 years, Father Rose is remembered for his bravery, compassion, intellect and service.