Parish News


Rite of Election a time for bringing families closer
Feb 24 2015
Brittany Bickerton wants to raise her three daughters as Catholics.

After heart attack, pastor not afraid of dying
Feb 23 2015
Father James Kiesel, pastor of St. Joseph in Odenton, never expected to have a heart attack.

Return with tears to God’s loving embrace during Lent, pope says
Feb 18 2015
Pope: We are limited creatures, sinners always in need of repentance and conversion.

Not your typical church dinner: Hagerstown parish Valentine's meal offers taste buds a twist
Feb 17 2015
Ever wonder what a mealworm tastes like? Ask Marjorie Kellman.

Catholic Review announces engagement contest winners
Feb 14 2015
The Catholic Review ran an engagement contest for couples who got engaged Dec. 1, 2014 through Jan. 1, 2015.

Hannah Mitchum, a parishioner of St. Brigid in Canton, has her throat blessed by Father  Joseph Bochenek, pastor, Feb. 1 to honor the feast of St. Blaise. (Karen Osborne/CR Staff) Why Catholics bless throats on the feast of St. Blaise
Feb 03 2015
Do you know these five facts about St. Blaise?

Rebuilt changing parishes near and far
Jan 30 2015
In July, Nick Hjorth flew from Southern California to Baltimore with the sole purpose of visiting the Church of the Nativity in Timonium

Maryland's new governor begins Inauguration Day in prayer
Jan 21 2015
Maryland's newly elected governor and lieutenant governor began Inauguration Day in prayer Jan. 21.

More than ever, Monsignor Miller a sign of peace in West Baltimore
Jan 19 2015
City residents staged a peace walk Jan. 19 near St. Bernardine in Baltimore.

Archbishop Lori announces clergy assignments for January 2015
Jan 14 2015
From Monsignor Paul Cook retiring to new pastor assignments, Archbishop Lori shares the latest clergy assignments.