Local News


Archbishop Lori announces clergy appointments
Apr 06 2017
Archbishop William E. Lori has announced the appointment of a pastor for St. Vincent de Paul in Baltimore, and the retirement of two priests.

Goretti High scholars underscore Hagerstown’s ‘hub’ status
Apr 06 2017
The achievers nominated for the archdiocese’s 25th annual Distinctive Scholars Convocation by St. Maria Goretti High School give credence to Hagerstown’s reputation as the Hub City.

‘A light that is breaking through’: Pro-lifers march on Annapolis
Apr 04 2017
Pro-life supporters arrived in throngs to participate in the 39th annual Maryland March for Life March 3.

Maryland bishops join fight against human trafficking, announce training sessions
Apr 03 2017
The Catholic bishops in Maryland have announced their full support for efforts to combat human trafficking.

Cathedral students among CRS Helping Hands
Apr 03 2017
For the second straight year, the Cathedral of Mary Our Queen Parish has held a CRS Helping Hands meal-packaging event as a Lenten outreach initiative.

Sister Mary Cordelia Eckert, hospital administrator, dies at 94
Apr 03 2017
A funeral Mass for Sister Mary Cordelia Eckert, a former hospital administrator, was offered March 25 at Mercy Villa in Baltimore. Sister Cordelia died March 20.

Sister Mary Christopher Bourke, former principal who served students well beyond graduation, dies
Apr 02 2017
Serving mainly in education, Sister Mary Christopher was appointed principal of the former Mount St. Agnes High School in Baltimore at age 30, a position she held for most of her ministry.

Daughter of St. Gianna Molla shares story of her sacrifice with Ellicott City parish
Apr 01 2017
Molla is the child St. Gianna struggled to carry to term after doctors discovered a fibroid tumor that threatened both her life and her baby’s.

In his own words: A conversation with Bishop Denis J. Madden
Mar 31 2017
The Catholic Review sat down for an extensive interview with Bishop Madden as he celebrates 50 years as a priest.

Bishop Madden: Retired now … sort of
Mar 31 2017
Archbishop Lori asked Bishop Madden to remain a vicar general of the archdiocese and to serve as urban vicar in his retirement.