Parish News


Helen Palmer, a family friend of more than 50 years, has helped Frank Pecukonis through his fight with cancer. Parishioners of St. Athanasius in Curtis Bay, they are pictured in its chapel, where they often attend weekday 8 a.m. Mass. (Olivia Obineme/Special to the Review) Cancer no match for friendship, faith
Nov 25 2015
Almost five decades after Frank Pecukonis taught her to dance, Helen Palmer has taken the lead, shepherding him through grueling chemotherapy sessions.

Presenting facts is key to parish and school planning, Bishop Rozanski says
Nov 23 2015
Springfield Bishop Mitchell T. Rozanski, former auxiliary bishop of Baltimore, believes sharing information is key to any planning process.

Signs and wonders at St. Ambrose: Gospel interpretation enriches all involved
Nov 12 2015
At St. Ambrose, the deaf parishioners in the front pew celebrate with the rest of the congregation as Paula Langford interprets the Mass in American Sign Language.

(CR File) Four clergy assignments announced
Nov 12 2015
Archbishop William E. Lori announced the clergy assignments for the Archdiocese of Baltimore Nov. 12.

Women gather for spiritual renewal
Oct 12 2015
The fifth annual Maryland Catholic Women’s Conference met for a two-day conference and retreat at Mount St. Mary's University in Emmitsburg Oct. 10-11.

‘You Visited Me’: St. Agnes Hospital offers workshop for caregivers
Oct 07 2015
St. Agnes Hospital in Baltimore hosted a day-long workshop to help caregivers in their ministry to sick and grieving.

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 'Sing once, pray twice': In Philadelphia, St. Joseph Hispanic community enjoys the journey
Sep 28 2015
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.

Feet for Francis: 105 miles down, 6 to go
Sep 26 2015
The Feet for Francis Pilgrimage of Love and Mercy reached its penultimate stop Sept. 26, pulling into St. Philomena Parish just in time for 5:15 Mass.

Under threat of deportation, she proudly waves American flag of Feet for Francis pilgrimage
Sep 25 2015
A parishioner of Sacred Heart in Glyndon, under threat of deportation, walks in love in Feet for Francis pilgrimage.

Baltimore clergy and faithful join Pope Francis at canonization of St. Junipero Serra
Sep 23 2015
Thousands of faithful travel, attend and celebrate the Sept. 23 canonization of St. Junípero Serra.