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Beauty beneath the grime: Basilica’s Stations of the Cross undergo restoration
Jul 31 2014
Gently wielding a thin bamboo skewer tipped with a bit of rolled cotton, Nancy R. Pollak gingerly dabbed the painting of Jesus.

Muralist says inspiration of Holy Spirit drives her creativity, artwork
Jul 27 2014
Sister Jane Mary specializes in creating murals with religious and spiritual themes.

Leap of Faith: St. Clare dance camp nurtures body and soul
Jul 12 2014
One by one, girls as young as 5 sprinted onto the dance floor at St. Clare in Essex.

Lifelong learner - St. Ignatius, Baltimore, parishioner serves as Walters docent
Jun 03 2014
Walters Art Museum docent takes visitors on a journey "around the world."

Transfiguration renovations are about reviving church, faith community
Apr 03 2014
“I can’t wait to see the parishioners walk in and say, ‘Wow,’ ” Father Inwang said.

Artistry meets dentistry in Catholic couple’s Frederick periodontal office
Mar 29 2014
Walking into Frederick Periodontal Associates feels more like entering a grand home than a periodontics office.

Stairway to heaven: Vatican backs effort to restore Holy Stairs shrine
Mar 23 2014
A team of nearly a dozen restorers spent nine months just on the chapel’s vaulted ceiling.

For Irish dancing teen, prayer pivotal in world championship quest
Mar 15 2014
Sixteen-year-old Irish stepdancer Cameron White can't keep his feet still.

Muddy hands, warm hearts: Bowl-making for St. Vincent de Paul fundraiser a way to give back
Feb 05 2014
Empty Bowls showcases soups from Baltimore-area restaurants and includes raffles, entertainment and a silent auction.

Ellicott City mural project sees Bible with ‘fresh eyes’
Jan 18 2014
“I think that (the finished product) speaks volumes,” said fourth-grade teacher Mary Destino.