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Beauty beneath the grime: Basilica’s Stations of the Cross undergo restoration
Jul 31 2014
Gently wielding a thin bamboo skewer tipped with a bit of rolled cotton, Nancy R. Pollak gingerly dabbed the painting of Jesus.

City parishes use Dragon Boat Races to forge bonds, help Charities
Jul 30 2014
On Saturdays at 9 a.m., a group of Baltimore City Catholics climbs into a Chinese-style Dragon Boat and eases into the harbor.

Sellinger, Bramble assume leadership roles for Archdiocese of Baltimore Catholic schools
Jul 28 2014
In the newly created position, Sellinger will promote the enrollment and fiscal health of the archdiocese’s nearly 50 Catholic schools.

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.

Halethorpe funeral offered for Father Messer, 90
Jul 28 2014
UPDATED with comments from many who knew him. A funeral Mass for Father Joseph Valentine Messer was offered July 21.

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

Loyola Blakefield Players performing ‘Godspell’ in Scotland
Jul 26 2014
The thespians will travel more than 3,000 miles to perform “Godspell” at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe, held Aug. 1-25.

Seton Keough teacher admits to allegations of sexual abuse of three former students in 1980s
Jul 25 2014
The Archdiocese of Baltimore has learned of an allegation of sexual abuse of a minor against Helene Murtha, 58, a teacher at The Seton Keough High School in Baltimore.

Take me out to the ballgame: Oriole Park through the eyes of the team’s biggest fan
Jul 24 2014
For those who moonlight as the Oriole Bird, mascot of the Baltimore Orioles, making people smile brings great joy.

Esperanza plays crucial role in connecting unaccompanied minors to family
Jul 23 2014
Williams Guevara-Martinez was almost 17 when he left San Salvador, El Salvador, and headed north with three other youth.