Family Life


Catholic mom sees her 11 children as greatest Mother’s Day gift
May 12 2017
Mother’s Day will greet Amy Laddbush of Bowie with plentiful sounds as her husband and 11 children clamor to express their appreciation.

Baltimore mom prays for racial healing, solutions to social injustice
Apr 17 2017
The 55-year-old West Baltimore resident makes sure her neighborhood church is always open for those who seek Jesus.

Daughter of St. Gianna Molla shares story of her sacrifice with Ellicott City parish
Apr 01 2017
Molla is the child St. Gianna struggled to carry to term after doctors discovered a fibroid tumor that threatened both her life and her baby’s.

Archbishop Lori writes letter to priests on 'Amoris Laetitia'
Feb 14 2017
The family should be the lens through which every parish or pastorate considers its mission priorities, Archbishop Lori said.

New All Saints couple’s example, service honored at Baltimore archdiocese’s Mother Lange Awards
Feb 13 2017
Renard and Stephanie Baker have seen the richness of their marriage expand beyond their family to their congregation’s youth ministry.

Economy of communion offers second chances, promotes sharing, pope says
Feb 06 2017
One cannot be a Christian if one worships idols, Pope Francis said, and "one of the most powerful idols is money."

Doctrinal chief dismisses idea of ‘fraternal correction’ of pope
Jan 09 2017
The Catholic Church is “very far” from a situation in which the pope is in need of “fraternal correction” because he has not put the faith and church teaching in danger, said Cardinal Gerhard Muller, prefect of the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith.

Baby follows breast cancer battle aided by St. Agnes Hospital
Dec 27 2016
Woodstock parishioner Kerry Becker calls her infant son Jacob an "unexpected miracle."

Cathedral men’s club creates rosary for today’s husbands, fathers
Oct 11 2016
“We pray that (men) be humble, zealous, loyal and gallant – that they be men like Jesus,” Father DeFusco said.

Rebuilding: Summer camp adds to healing efforts in West Baltimore
Jul 07 2016
Fourteen months after the death of Freddie Gray Jr. and the unrest in its wake, a large portion of the effort to better West Baltimore is coming from the community itself.

Family infuses Knights with new blood
Jun 30 2016
At least one Knights of Columbus council in the Archdiocese of Baltimore is changing the image of the Catholic fraternal organization.

U.S. Supreme Court strikes down regulations on Texas abortion clinics
Jun 27 2016
In a 5-3 vote June 27, the U.S. Supreme Court struck down restrictions on Texas abortion clinics.

Chicago Archdiocese offers 12 weeks paid parental leave starting July 1
May 18 2016
The Archdiocese of Chicago will begin offering 12 weeks of paid parental leave to its staff beginning July 1.

Catholic Churches of Glen Burnie celebrate seniors
Apr 18 2016
In gratitude, the Catholic Church of Glen Burnie celebrated the contributions of its oldest parishioners with a special Mass and dinner April 17.

Amen: Forwarding the gift of life
Apr 11 2016
From finding a match to the final surgery, a look at organ donation from the perspective of family.