Parish News


Archbishop Lori updates planning strategy
Sep 08 2016
As part of preparing the archdiocese and parishes to be ready to help create “missionary disciples,” the archbishop established a planning process for parishes and schools, including a detailed study of the current conditions and capacity of 22 schools.

Lansdowne parish celebrates 125th anniversary
Sep 06 2016
St. Clement I in Lansdowne commemorated the 125th Anniversary of the parish Aug. 26 with Mass and a lively celebration.

Archbishop Lori commemorates St. Teresa’s canonization with Mass at Baltimore Basilica
Sep 04 2016
Missionaries of Charity distributed holy medals with Mother Teresa’s image and the words, “Pray for us,” on the reverse.

Statue at St. Ursula honors foundress of religious community and two students
Sep 02 2016
The story behind a special statue at St. Ursula is one of heartbreak, joy and hope.

At St. Agnes Parish, old is new again
Aug 30 2016
Archbishop William E. Lori dedicated the new altar Aug. 27, after the sanctuary had undergone a three-month transformation.

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.