Parish News


Archbishop Lori visits Clear Spring for 150th anniversary of St. Michael
Sep 30 2016
Archbishop William E. Lori visited this Washington County town Sept. 25 to mark the 150th anniversary of St. Michael Church.

‘Gentle Ben’ a vital member of Catholic Charities’ therapy team in Dundalk
Sep 30 2016
The outpatient mental health clinic on the grounds of St. Rita is a bustling facility, with a chocolate Labrador retriever on staff.

Deacon McKenna served many countenances of one master
Sep 28 2016
Deacon John I. McKenna, who died Sept. 22 at 85, was remembered for his singular commitments in multiple arenas.

Filipino community celebrates saints, faith and culture
Sep 26 2016
The sixth annual Archdiocese of Baltimore Filipino Saints Fiesta Celebration at the Cathedral of Mary Our Queen wove together culture and faith.

Thriving Harford parish marks 225th anniversary in 18th-century style
Sep 26 2016
Worshippers, some in 18th century garb, packed St. Ignatius Church Sept. 25 to open the 225th anniversary year of the Hickory parish.

Monsignor Murphy ready for active retirement
Sep 19 2016
"What was always important to me was to be with a community in prayer and to help a community develop a sense of mission and catechetical ministry," Monsignor Murphy said.

Essex parish remembers 9/11
Sep 12 2016
Red, white and blue drowned out purple Sept. 11 at Our Lady of Mount Carmel.

Archbishop Lori leads prayer walk in Sandtown-Winchester
Sep 09 2016
“We need peace in the streets, and the church’s presence may be the turning point,” Trudy Scott said.

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.