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The Least of These: Serving students with special needs, joyfully
Mar 10 2017
Children with special needs receiving loving care at St. Elizabeth School and Villa Maria School.

Monsignor Armstrong, beloved rector of Cathedral of Mary Our Queen, dies at 81
Mar 09 2017
“The church asked him to become a father to the people of God and he did that extraordinarily well,” Father Seitz said.

Vicariate structure outlined for Archdiocese of Baltimore
Mar 08 2017
Archbishop Lori announced he has returned the archdiocese to the three-vicariate system, with urban, eastern and western vicariates.

Frederick County family of five has ‘amazing journey’ to Catholic Church
Mar 07 2017
"God seemed to put a lot of obstacles in our path," Stacey Verby said, "but it’s been the best, amazing journey."

The John Carroll School mourns the loss of a good friend, smiling presence
Mar 06 2017
Classmates, faculty and staff of The John Carroll School remembered Joshua Hamer as a smiling, upbeat member of the school community.

Structural problems close Brunswick church permanently
Mar 06 2017
St. Francis of Assisi Church in Brunswick has closed permanently due to structural problems that, according to engineers, have left the building unsuitable for occupancy.

Bishop Brennan shares hopes for Latino community at 38th Social Ministry Convocation
Mar 06 2017
“Keep reaffirming that the foundation (of Catholic social teaching) is the respect for every human being,” Bishop Brennan said.

U of M-bound Morsell lifts Mount St. Joe basketball to BCL title over Mount Carmel
Mar 05 2017
Mount St. Joseph won the Baltimore Catholic League tournament for the seventh time in 14 years.

Maryland physician-assisted suicide bill withdrawn from State Senate
Mar 03 2017
The lead sponsor of the Richard E. Israel and Roger “Pip” Moyer End-of-Life Option Act has withdrawn the bill – which would legalize physician-assisted suicide in Maryland – from consideration in the State Senate.

Trinitarian’s ministry ranged from prison to Head Start to Franciscan Center
Mar 03 2017
Trinitarian Father Aaron Dowdell, whose ministry in the Archdiocese of Baltimore included a refuge for men experiencing homelessness, Head Start programs and directing the Franciscan Center, died Feb. 13.