Parish News


Parishes dig out, social outreach programs continue despite record-breaking blizzard
Jan 26 2016
“We all need to pull together to make sure everyone taken care of,” Teresa Eaton said.

Due to unsafe travel conditions in Baltimore archdiocese, Catholics excused from attending Mass
Jan 22 2016
Catholics are excused from the obligation to attend Mass due to a grave cause, such as unsafe travel due to severe weather conditions.

Four Western Maryland churches unite to form Divine Mercy Parish
Jan 19 2016
The Archdiocese of Baltimore has announced the formation of a new parish in Western Maryland.

The running pastor: Monsignor Hilgartner evangelizes on the road, too
Jan 05 2016
Fit in around morning Mass, prayer is often woven into the solitude of Father Hilgartner's four-mile runs.

Frederick interfaith service attracts 400
Jan 04 2016
More than 400 people from a wide variety of faiths ushered in the new year by coming together at St. Katharine Drexel in Frederick for a Dec. 31 interfaith prayer service.

Immigrant youths recently reunited with families celebrate posada in Baltimore
Dec 21 2015
“The vast majority seek refuge from horrific trauma, surging violence and extreme poverty,” Archbishop Lori said.

Names & Numbers: Hickory parishioner lights up Bel Air
Dec 16 2015
Names & Numbers looks at recent accomplishments, milestones, newsmakers and offerings around the Archdiocese of Baltimore.

Campaign underway to give St. Michael medals to every police officer in Maryland
Dec 16 2015
“It’s a reminder to the officers that they’re being protected by St. Michael, their patron saint,” Schatz said.

Cumberland celebrates Pope Francis’ message of mercy
Dec 14 2015
"The idea is we allow ourselves to be enfolded by God’s mercy; then we are challenged to go out and give that mercy," Father Chervenak said.

Message of Our Lady of Guadalupe spreads in Westminster, 484 years later
Dec 14 2015
Parishioners at St. John in Westminster pulled out all the stops to celebrate the feast of Our Lady of Guadalupe.