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Touches change, but can-do tradition still carries Woodstock Festival
Aug 03 2015
What started in 1916 as a homecoming picnic for Jesuits has endured a series of post-Vatican II calamities and thrives.

Father William Watters: ‘Rather than curse the darkness, light a candle’
Jul 31 2015
Through his 63-year Jesuit ministry, Father Watters fostered several schools, social outreach ministries and cultural endeavors.

With boost from Baltimore, Haiti school celebrates first grads
Jul 30 2015
Deacon Rodrigue Mortel and a local delegation were among the honored guests July 12 in St. Marc, Haiti, for the first graduation from the James M. Stine College.

Callum researched, shared story of Maryland black Catholics
Jul 29 2015
St. Francis Xavier Church in East Baltimore bade farewell July 28 to the scholar who made its rich history come alive.

Nearly 100 turn out for peaceful pro-life rally at Planned Parenthood
Jul 28 2015
Nearly 100 people rallied in support of the right to life outside a Baltimore Planned Parenthood.

Sister Marie Charles Grauer remembered as selfless educator
Jul 27 2015
Sister Marie Charles Grauer, a School Sister of Notre Dame who taught girls the finer points of grammar, composition and literature for more than three decades at the Institute of Notre Dame in Baltimore, died July 20 at Villa Assumpta in Baltimore.

Archbishop Lori reflects on religious liberty challenges after Obergefell
Jul 24 2015
The Supreme Court's decision on same-sex marriage will likely have broad effects across the legal system, said Archbishop Lori.

Clergy assignments announced for July 2015
Jul 23 2015
Among Archbishop William E. Lori's latest appointments is the new pastor for St. Ignatius in Baltimore.

Glen Burnie parishioner answers call of Little Sisters
Jul 23 2015
Angela Conti, 23, plans to enter the Little Sisters of the Poor as a postulant in October. She previously worked at St. Martin's Home for the Aged.

Deacon John Parrish remembered for hands-on style
Jul 22 2015
A funeral Mass for Deacon John Parrish, who ministered at Resurrection of Our Lord in Laurel for 16 years, was offered June 10 at St. John Neumann Catholic Church in Charlotte, N.C.