Body and Spirit


Legislative wrap-up: 2016 sees successes in education, justice
Apr 14 2016
The 2016 Legislative Session, which officially ended April 11, was quite fruitful, according to the Maryland Catholic Conference.

Appeals court rules against EWTN, other Catholic entities on mandate
Feb 19 2016
In a 2-1 decision, a three-judge panel of the 11th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Atlanta upheld the HHS mandate that is part of the federal health care law.

Chicago's bitter cold doesn't stop march against 'culture of death'
Jan 21 2016
Thousands of "pro-life popsicles" braved below-zero wind chills to participate in the 11th annual Chicago March for Life.

St. Agnes Healthcare and University Maryland Medical System enter partnership
Jan 06 2016
The affiliation agreement will allow the two organizations to share resources and create a regional, clinically integrated system of care.

Diocesan-based healing ministry brings church’s mercy after abortion
Nov 17 2015
The upcoming Year of Mercy proclaimed by Pope Francis is a particularly appropriate time to raise awareness about Project Rachel.

Signs and wonders at St. Ambrose: Gospel interpretation enriches all involved
Nov 12 2015
At St. Ambrose, the deaf parishioners in the front pew celebrate with the rest of the congregation as Paula Langford interprets the Mass in American Sign Language.

Breast cancer treatment included St. Agnes Hospital, prayer
Oct 21 2015
A mammogram didn’t catch the lump under Kathie Strobel’s breast – not even the one taken after she had discovered it in the shower.

Women gather for spiritual renewal
Oct 12 2015
The fifth annual Maryland Catholic Women’s Conference met for a two-day conference and retreat at Mount St. Mary's University in Emmitsburg Oct. 10-11.

‘You Visited Me’: St. Agnes Hospital offers workshop for caregivers
Oct 07 2015
St. Agnes Hospital in Baltimore hosted a day-long workshop to help caregivers in their ministry to sick and grieving.

From Basilica to Parkville, Feet for Francis pilgrims find help along the way
Sep 20 2015
From the nation’s first cathedral to a church just inside the Baltimore Beltway, day one of the Pilgrimage of Love and Mercy is complete.