St. Frances Academy students discuss being young in Baltimore

“Keep praying and keep pushing, and there’ll be better days,” said Myron Turner.

Students in the residential program at St. Frances Academy, including Tevin Towns, in white, bless speaker Danaz Williams before his talk at the final session of a three-night parish revival held at St. Bernardine in West Baltimore April 29. (Karen Osborne | CR Staff)

Three graduation ceremonies in three days for parents of triplets

For John Marbach and Sherry Pressler of Belle Mead, N.J., it will be a wild ride as their triplets graduate from three different universities.

Triplets Megan (from left), John Jr. and Melanie Marbach, will graduate respectively from Fairfield University in Connecticut, Wake Forest University in North Carolina and Loyola University Maryland this May. (Courtesy Fairfield University)

Fellow priests remember Monsignor Collopy for his kind, prayerful heart

Monsignor John C. Collopy was remembered for his immense personal warmth.

Monsignor John C. Collopy

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Church has presence at convergence of interactive, film, music industries
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A faith session at SXSW is still a relatively new concept, said the interactive festival's director, Hugh Forrest.

God shows his greatness in humility, closeness, pope says
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Pope Francis celebrates Mass for World Youth Day pilgrims outside Marian shrine in Czestochowa.

In Krakow, Archbishop Lori stresses ‘charity that evangelizes’
Jul 27 2016
Archbishop talks religious freedom, meets with Baltimore pilgrims at World Youth Day.

Commentary

Rita Buettner
Mar 19, 2017
A warm welcome at Mass
I’ve never paid much attention to what greeters do before Mass. I always smile at them and say hello, maybe compliment a scarf or comment on the weather. Still, I hadn’t really considered it a significant job.At our parish’s Scout Mass this week, though, Daniel was a greeter, and he

Julie Walsh
Mar 16, 2017
Politicians Are People Too (Why we should welcome the #bipartisanroadtrip)
Other than the BBC Dad story (which makes me laugh to the point of tears pretty much every time I watch it), my favorite story of the week is of the #bipartisanroadtrip – a two-day drive undertaken by Texas Congressmen Will Hurd (a Republican) and Beto O’Rourke (a Democrat). The two men, who don’t

Father Collin Poston
Feb 28, 2017
Reaching the final destination
It is hard to believe, but we are now (already) approaching the season of Lent. It is one of my favorite seasons. It is all about personal conversion, which we all need but don’t always necessarily like. As a person who likes to exercise, I think of Lent as my

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