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New film ‘Black or White’ aims to ‘start the conversation’ on race
Jan 30 2015
"Black and White" is not an overtly religious film, but it addresses what might be called "faith-based" values.

Pope to dads: Play with your kids, be strong, loving, moral role models
Jan 28 2015
When their lives are all work and no play, men turn their children into “orphans," says Pope Francis.

Gelen, who made it from Honduras to the United States and then suffered a stroke, was able to reunite with her mother thanks to Catholic Charities An uncertain homecoming: When child suffers stroke, Esperanza Center steps in
Dec 27 2014
Cinthia, an immigrant who lives in Baltimore, anticipated an April phone call confirming her two daughters, ages 9 and 12.

Special delivery from Djibouti, Navy officer surprises his children in Harford
Dec 18 2014
An unexpected gift arrived a week before Christmas for a Harford County family.

Interfaith leaders join mayor in vigil against violence
Dec 18 2014
Archbishop Lori was among a diverse group of Christian, Jewish and Muslim religious leaders who spoke at an interfaith prayer vigil.

Advent takes new meaning for family preparing to join the church
Dec 15 2014
For the first time, Dan and Molly Balint have an Advent wreath in their home.

Advent ritual - Week three
Dec 12 2014
The following Advent wreath prayer is intended to help busy households make Advent a prayerful time.

Four steps for keeping your Christmas tree fresh
Dec 06 2014
Michael Ryan, 81, owner of the Clemsonville Christmas Tree Farm in Carroll County, offers the following tips for keeping your cut Christmas tree fresh.

For Carroll County evergreen farmer, the perfect Christmas tree is one that brings happiness
Dec 06 2014
“Everyone, I have an announcement!” shouted Michael Ryan to the crowd of 40 milling outside his red wooden barn.

Advent ritual - Week two
Dec 05 2014
The following Advent wreath prayer is intended to help busy households make Advent a prayerful time.

Volunteering for Caritas helped Syrian refugee fight depression
Dec 02 2014
Before the bombing started in Syria, Bassam Zaarwoor owned an electric shop in Homs.

For Catonsville couple, Christmas giving means hundreds of trees
Dec 01 2014
“Who better to honor with a Christmas tree than National Guardsmen and their families?” Daniel Simons said.

Education, parish programs aim to address issues of justice, race
Nov 25 2014
St. Frances Cabrini Academy students are from all economic levels, ethnic backgrounds and faith traditions.

Millions could benefit from Obama’s new immigration policies
Nov 21 2014
“We’re going to keep focusing enforcement resources on actual threats to our security,” Obama said.

Advent ritual - Week one
Nov 20 2014
The Advent wreath should be more than a nice decoration to have around the house during the holidays.