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Music teacher keeps others singing
Apr 24 2012
Helen Brown retired from the music classroom in Baltimore City’s public schools more than 30 years ago, but she never really stopped teaching.

Dual-language immersion seen as ‘win-win-win’ for Catholic education
Jan 22 2012
SEATTLE – Teaching half the school day in English and half in Spanish could be a boon for Catholic education in the United States, according to a Hispanic educator.

Philly school mergers, closures signal new model of Catholic education
Jan 10 2012
PHILADELPHIA – Jan. 6, traditionally celebrated as Epiphany, represented a true epiphany for thousands of Catholic school parents and students in the Archdiocese of Philadelphia.

Country star wanted newest album to sound ‘like you were in church’
Dec 21 2011
WASHINGTON – Collin Raye, the Catholic country singer who had a string of hits in the 1990s, said he wanted to make his latest album “feel like you were in church for an hour or so.”

Camp GLOW lights the Christmas spirit
Dec 20 2011
SPARKS – Bill Fleming didn’t need to finish his sentence. As he welcomed people to the Camp GLOW Christmas Party at the Monsignor O’Dwyer Retreat House Dec. 18, he told them a special guest was on his way.

A life-changing event
Dec 15 2011
The National Catholic Youth Conference also known as NCYC was held in Indianapolis, Ind. The National Catholic Youth Conference is an exciting, three-day experience of prayer, community and empowerment for Catholic teenagers and adult chaperones. NCYC is open to high school age young people and the chaperones. Most participants are Catholic. Many youth participants are leaders in their local parishes, schools and/or diocese. I went with my church, St. Cecilia’s Roman Catholic Church. I also learned that many people are just beginning to connect to their faith and relationship with God.

Filipino Catholic has gift of making sacred images appear on rose petals
Dec 14 2011
SANTA MARIA, Philippines – In the early afternoon on a recent Saturday, an endless line of believers gathered at the altar of the Shrine of the Mother of the Eucharist and Grace.

Our Lady of Guadalupe has home in Highlandtown
Dec 13 2011
Father Robert Wojtek is getting used to overflowing crowds at Sacred Heart of Jesus in Highlandtown during Spanish Masses.

A life-changing event
Dec 08 2011
The National Catholic Youth Conference also known as NCYC was held in Indianapolis, Ind. The National Catholic Youth Conference is an exciting, three-day experience of prayer, community and empowerment for Catholic teenagers and adult chaperones. NCYC is open to high school age young people and the chaperones. Most participants are Catholic. Many youth participants are leaders in their local parishes, schools and/or diocese. I went with my church, St. Cecilia’s Roman Catholic Church. I also learned that many people are just beginning to connect to their faith and relationship with God.

CHURCH CHATTER: Hunt Valley parishioner benefits Aquarium
Dec 01 2011
Greg Pierce, a parishioner of the Catholic Community of St. Francis Xavier in Hunt Valley, produced “Sea Notes,” a music CD that features songs written specifically for the National Aquarium in Baltimore’s exhibit “Jellies Invasion: Oceans Out of Balance.”