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New community center enriches Woodlawn parish
Apr 01 2015
After nearly eight years of fundraising, the St. Gabriel Community Center was officially dedicated Feb. 22.

Priests shine in celebration of connectedness
Mar 31 2015
If the priests themselves shared a common sentiment at the annual Mass affirming their vocation, it was “connection.”

Six hundred teen pilgrims brave cold to ‘Walk in Truth’
Mar 30 2015
Despite the cold, an estimated 600 teens from across the archdiocese participated in the annual youth pilgrimage March 28.

Western Maryland youths begin Holy Week reaching out to poor
Mar 29 2015
70 teens from all the parishes of Western Maryland began their Holy Week at the event walking through frigid city streets.

Precious memories preserved in book about Baltimore’s Little Italy
Mar 28 2015
The Italian immigrant experience and the history of Baltimore’s storied Italian neighborhood are captured in a new book.

Brianna Fisher comforts her mother, Laura Fisher, as they remember their brother and son, Benjamin Fisher, during a drug overdose and prevention vigil March 26 at St. John in Westminster. The Fishers are parishioners of St. John. (KAREN OSBORNE | CR STAFF) Vigil remembers overdose victims in Westminster
Mar 27 2015
Seventy nine people have died of prescription-drug and heroin overdoses in Carroll County in less than three years. St. John in Westminster was the location for a vigil to remember them.

Holy Week schedules for Archbishop Lori, Bishop Madden
Mar 27 2015
See where Archbishop Lori will serve during Holy Week.

Cristo Rey Jesuit High School names new president
Mar 27 2015
William Heiser, currently principal of Catonsville High School, has been selected as Cristo Rey Jesuit High School’s new president.

Master planning process seeks to improve school facilities
Mar 27 2015
The archdiocesan schools office launched an ambitious planning project March 18.

My uncle the saint: Highlandtown pastor has heavenly connection
Mar 26 2015
Father Luigi Esposito, pastor of Our Lady of Pompei, can claim with certitude his relation to a saint of the Catholic Church.