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How West Baltimore is rising to the challenge of ‘missionary discipleship’
May 11 2017
“We basically took the archbishop’s pastoral (letter) and sort of stretched it apart,” explained Father Paul Zaborowski.

Baltimore archdiocesan superintendent of Catholic schools named to leadership position with NCEA
May 11 2017
Dr. Barbara McGraw Edmondson, superintendent of schools for the Archdiocese of Baltimore since 2010, will leave the position at the end of June to serve as chief leadership and program officer for the National Catholic Educational Association.

Baltimore Catholic school students meet Plank, their benefactor
May 10 2017
Children from four Catholic community schools in Baltimore celebrated the first year of a new scholarship program, the “Plank Scholars.”

School Sister Jane Claire Simon dies at 86
May 10 2017
A memorial Mass for School Sister of Notre Dame Jane Claire Simon was offered at Villa Assumpta in Towson April 25. Sister Jane was 86 when she died April 11.

Army Special Forces soldier mourned in Harford County after giving ‘last full measure of devotion’
May 09 2017
Father John "Jack" Ward, pastor of St. Francis de Sales in Abingdon, offered the funeral Mass for U.S. Staff Sgt. Mark Rochetto de Alencar.

‘Where does the time go?’: Hunt Valley parish celebrates 25 years
May 09 2017
Archbishop Lori celebrated a special Mass marking the 25th anniversary of the Catholic Community of St. Francis Xavier.

Panel: When community tensions erupt, faith can help diffuse violence
May 08 2017
Catholics and many other faith communities helped the affected areas of the city attempt a path toward healing, Archbishop Lori said.

Son of Arizona deacon among eight ordained to permanent diaconate for Baltimore Archdiocese
May 08 2017
Archbishop William E. Lori ordained eight men to the permanent diaconate May 6.

NDP senior lacrosse players manage academics, time and winning
May 08 2017
The Blazers take an 18-2 overall record into the Interscholastic Athletic Association of Maryland A Conference playoffs as the No. 2 seed.

The Least of These: Stella Maris volunteers bring companionship, Communion to the dying
May 05 2017
“Not being afraid of death, to walk this journey with people, it’s a sacred thing,” said Religious Sister of Mercy Karen McNally.