Family Life


At Mass, archbishop outlines steps to ‘dismantle systemic racism’
Aug 21 2014
More than 500 St. Louis Catholics gathered for a votive Mass for peace and justice Aug. 20.

Deep welcome: Vacationers drawn to water, slopes and westernmost parish
Aug 18 2014
Five minutes before 11 a.m. worship, every seat at St. Peter at the Lake Center was taken.

Wyoming family honored for pro-life activities, community service
Aug 15 2014
The James and Stefanie Bell family of Cody, Wyoming, were named the International Family of the Year.

‘From diapers to diploma’ : Preschool programs abound in the Archdiocese of Baltimore
Aug 14 2014
From Bradshaw to Frostburg to Gambrills, Catholic schools in the Archdiocese of Baltimore have continued to add or expanded preschool programs.

Rozanski family overjoyed for native son
Aug 12 2014
For the Rozanskis, the departure of their son to take on a new leadership role is a joy and a sacrifice.

Bill would protect faith-based adoption agencies against discrimination
Aug 05 2014
Two lawmakers July 30 introduced a measure they say is needed to protect faith-based agencies that provide adoption and foster care services.

Flourishing youth group a ‘secret’ at Glen Burnie parishes
Aug 02 2014
Glen Burnie parishes have shared faith formation and youth ministry programs for three years.

Franciscan sisters' straw house shows off energy-efficient design
Jul 29 2014
One Ohio religious order is hoping its energy-efficient straw-bale house will encourage visitors to reduce fossil fuel consumption.

Reap what you sow: Our Lady of the Fields plants garden, feeds homeless
Jul 28 2014
Our Lady of the Fields parishioners have success with a new straw bale garden.

The great snowball flavor debate
Jul 27 2014
Snowballs are a much-loved tradition in Maryland. But, the debate remains, what flavors are best?

Crash survivor has been on a mission to make flying safer for children
Jul 24 2014
A retired flight attendant has been petitioning for child safety seats to be required on all commercial airline flights.

Longtime Mercy volunteer concludes more than five decades of service
Jul 20 2014
A 1937 graduate of IND, Anna Hergenroeder volunteered for 52 years at Mercy Hospital.

Secret Service: Order of Malta quietly casts a long, spiritual shadow
Jul 17 2014
CORRECTED -- The lack of notoriety for the Knights of Malta, it seems, is by design.

Vatican to support help for ‘humanitarian emergency’ of child migrants
Jul 15 2014
The Vatican’s secretary of state pledged full support for addressing the issue of child migrants.

Advocates urge actions to protect migrant children crossing the border
Jul 15 2014
A July 10 petition calls for a humanitarian approach to the surge of migrants from El Salvador, Honduras and Guatemala