The Coffeehouse


At lock-in, teens prepare for annual pilgrimage ushering in Holy Week
Apr 14 2014
Teens from Immaculate Conception, St. Cecilia and other area parishes attended a lock-in before the annual pilgrimage.

Faith leads young man with cancer to resolve to live life to the utmost
Apr 13 2014
Father Rick Nagel was touched when he visited 26-year-old Macklin Swinney and heard what he wanted to give up for Lent.

Faith, forgiveness marked life, death of young man killed in shooting
Apr 11 2014
Forgiveness was important to pro-life 24-year-old gunned down in Indianapolis.

The singing Ursuline sister: “I have a gift to give"
Mar 24 2014
Pope Francis’ call for the church to “get out onto the streets” inspired 25-year-old Ursuline Sister Cristina Scuccia.

Social media, smartphones give young people a new look at Lent
Mar 22 2014
This is not your parents’ Lent.

School news: Women making headlines, scholarships and an Eagle Scout project
Mar 20 2014
Schools featured include Notre Dame Preparatory School, St. Joseph School in Fullerton, St. John's Catholic Prep in Buckeystown, Loyola University Maryland, the Institute of Notre Dame, Mount de Sales and the Catholic High School of Baltimore.

How can students handle acceptances and rejections?
Mar 06 2014
High school and college leaders share their best advice as students are accepted and rejected by schools.

Notre Dame-AmeriCorps looks to the future at Baltimore conference
Feb 20 2014
More than 300 Notre Dame Mission Volunteers-AmeriCorps members heard from Tim Miller and Sister of Notre Dame de Namur Katherine Corr.

Blessed are the losers, at least by worldly standards, pope says
Feb 06 2014
Pope Francis has chosen the beatitudes from the fifth chapter of the Gospel of St. Matthew as the themes for World Youth Day 2014-2016.

Minnesota hockey Olympian connects faith and competition
Jan 25 2014
In the midst of final preparations for the Olympics, U.S. women’s hockey player Anne Schleper said faith definitely plays a role.

Frederick colleagues learn from each other
Jan 19 2014
Geraldine Gramil keeps Katherine Shields grounded. Shields energizes Gramil.

Not by degree alone: passion tops factors that lead to success after college
Jan 11 2014
What course of study to choose as a college major?

Young professionals groups tap into neglected demographic
Jan 10 2014
Boys Hope Girls Hope, the Ronald McDonald House and the basilica are among organizations starting young professionals groups.

Caroline Center volunteer born to help others
Nov 16 2013
Jessica Robey, 24, doesn’t have a 9-to-5 job.

Basilica’s young adult Mass attracts new generation
Nov 12 2013
Some leading clergy in Baltimore hope young adults will choose the Baltimore basilica as their spiritual home.