Vocations

Faith

Mount de Sales nourishes religious vocations
Jan 24 2015
Mount de Sales Academy in Catonsville finds beauty in all vocations.

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.

Dominican sister chosen to lead Catholic Charities USA
Jan 13 2015
Dominican Sister Donna Markham has been chosen to succeed Father Larry Snyder as the new president of Catholic Charities USA.

Frederick’s last SSND says sisters’ legacy lives on with lay people
Dec 28 2014
In 1976, the School Sister of Notre Dame’s Baltimore province allowed, for the first time, sisters to request their placements.

Train gardens capture wonder of Christmas
Dec 24 2014
Father Michael Carrion, pastor of Immaculate Heart of Mary in Baynesville, still pulls out the trains, trolleys and ceramic houses his father bought.

Monsignor Cook, longtime Cockeysville pastor, set to retire
Dec 21 2014
St. Joseph will celebrate a farewell Mass Jan. 25 at noon, followed by a parish open house.

Vatican report calls U.S. women religious to continued dialogue
Dec 18 2014
A massive, detailed Vatican-ordered investigation of U.S. communities of women religious ended with a call to the women themselves to continue discerning how best to live the Gospel in fidelity to their orders’ founding ideals.

Basilica gift shop offers Maryland gifts, including deacon’s spice rub
Dec 13 2014
“The Deacon’s Poultry Rub” was part of the basilica gift shop manager’s effort to bring more locally sourced items to the store.

Fund to benefit ‘retired’ religious gives back to those who have given
Dec 04 2014
“I can’t even spell the word ‘retired,’ ” quipped Brother Malcolm O’Sullivan, a Brother of Christian Schools.

Changing times may call for changes in religious orders, pope says
Nov 29 2014
Religious orders and the Vatican congregation that assists them must be bold in assessing whether current structures and practices help or hinder the proclamation of the Gospel.