Local News


Sister Judith O'Neill, O.S.F., area educator, dies at 84
Jul 02 2015
A funeral Mass for Sister Judith O’Neill of the Sisters of St. Francis of Philadelphia was to be offered July 7 in Assisi House in Aston, Pa. Sister Judith, a professed Sister of St. Francis for 63 years, died June 29. She was 84.

Sister Irene Juras, O.S.F., former Baltimore educator, dies
Jul 01 2015
A funeral Mass for Sister Irene Juras of the Sisters of St. Francis of Philadelphia was offered July 1 at Assisi House in Aston, Pa. Sister Irene died June 28.

Annunciation parishioner honored for extraordinary generosity, Eagle of the Cross honorees named
Jul 01 2015
Twenty youths were selected from Archdiocese of Baltimore parishes and high schools to receive the Eagle of the Cross award.

Sister Helene Fee, I.H.M., dies at 76
Jun 30 2015
A funeral Mass for Sister Helene Fee of the Sisters, Servants of the Immaculate Heart of Mary, was offered June 26 at Our Lady of Peace Residence in Scranton, Pa.

New church with capacity of 700 will accommodate Frederick growth
Jun 30 2015
When completed, a new church for St. Katharine Drexel in Frederick will accommodate up to 700 worshippers.

Pope Francis' United States of America Schedule
Jun 30 2015
The schedule for Pope Francis' September 2015 Apostolic Journey to the United States has been released.

Holy Spirit, time brought answers to Severna Park principal
Jun 27 2015
Two-time Archdiocesan Principal of the Year, Sister Linda Larsen retires after 27 years as principal at St. John the Evangelist.

In wake of same-sex marriage ruling, Archbishop Lori and fellow bishops seek freedom to practice, not just preach
Jun 26 2015
After the Supreme Court’s ruling on same-sex marriage, the USCCB is focused on Catholics’ freedoms to put their beliefs into practice.

USCCB president calls Supreme Court ruling on marriage 'tragic error'
Jun 26 2015
Archbishop Kurtz urges Catholics to move forward with faith.

Court rules same-sex marriage legal nationwide
Jun 26 2015
In a landmark ruling, a divided Supreme Court June 26 said same-sex marriage is constitutional nationwide.