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Sister Patricia Ellen Cosgrove, O.S.F., dies at 85
Oct 02 2015
A funeral Mass for Sister Patricia Ellen Cosgrove of the Sisters of St. Francis of Philadelphia was offered Sept. 22 at Assisi House in Aston, Pa. Sister Patricia was active in healthcare ministries.

‘Luck’ – and Holy Spirit – help Glen Burnie parishioners take in papal Mass
Sep 30 2015
Mike Feranec thought attending the papal Mass in Philadelphia would be a blessing for his wife, recently diagnosed with breast cancer.

Still time to donate shoes to Feet for Francis drive
Sep 30 2015
Thirty schools and parishes continue to serve as donation sites for the Feet for Francis shoe drive being organized by Funds2Orgs. There's still time to make your contributions.

Deacon Ray Britt remembered for gentleness, quiet wisdom
Sep 29 2015
Retired Deacon Ray Britt was remembered as a “Southern gentleman.”

Gun regulation needed to prevent deaths, violence, panel says
Sep 29 2015
There is a need for more regulation of firearms, a four-person panel asserted at St. Ignatius, but is there a will?

Glen Burnie native who will join Little Sisters of the Poor meets pope
Sep 28 2015
“When he was finally in the room with us, I felt like time stopped for a minute,” said Angela Conti, remembering the pope’s visit.

Hundreds at Baltimore Cathedral join Philadelphia Mass with remote broadcast
Sep 28 2015
Pope Francis may have been in Philadelphia, but that did not deter more than 400 watching from the lawn of the Cathedral of Mary Our Queen.

Erik Zygmont | CR Staff
Even though she did not make it to the security gates, high school senior Katherine Martinez felt that she "was there" during Pope Francis 'Sing once, pray twice': In Philadelphia, St. Joseph Hispanic community enjoys the journey
Sep 28 2015
Some Maryland Catholics who went to the papal Mass Sept. 27 couldn't get through security, but they soaked up the experience just the same.

At Festival of Families, Baltimore attendees inspired by Pope Francis' embrace of family life
Sep 27 2015
Seeing Pope Francis was a moment to cherish for the Gould family - and for other Baltimore attendees of the Festival of Families.

Feet for Francis: 105 miles down, 6 to go
Sep 26 2015
The Feet for Francis Pilgrimage of Love and Mercy reached its penultimate stop Sept. 26, pulling into St. Philomena Parish just in time for 5:15 Mass.