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Significant growth of Hispanic population enriches our parishes
Jun 23 2011
The Hispanic community in the Archdiocese of Baltimore has grown significantly in the past 10 years. According to the 2010 Census data there has been a 152 percent increase in the population. This is from approximately 58,000 in 2000 to 146,000 in 2010. Conservative estimates affirm that 70 percent of this population is Catholic. The growth has been visible in the 18 parishes with Hispanic ministry. With this new influx of Hispanics, comes a vibrancy and creativity that enriches the whole church.

Bishops vote to create new subcommittee to certify ecclesial ministers
Jun 20 2011
BELLEVUE, Wash. – The U.S. bishops have decided to move the responsibility for certifying Catholics for ecclesial ministry from a separate civil corporation in Milwaukee to the Washington headquarters of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops.

Calvert Hall student has bright future
Jun 09 2011
TOWSON – Seventeen-year-old Christopher Sutton’s life seems as rich as the music coming from the saxophone he has played for the past three years.

Congratulations to the graduates
Jun 09 2011
In this special section, The Catholic Review salutes the 2,516 graduating seniors of 20 Catholic high schools in the Archdiocese of Baltimore.

WORTHY Calvert Hall student has bright future
Jun 08 2011
TOWSON – Seventeen-year-old Christopher Sutton’s life seems as rich as the music coming from the saxophone he has played for the past three years.

St. Anthony shrine hosts pilgrimage
Jun 08 2011
The Conventual Franciscan Friars invite all to the Shrine of St. Anthony in Ellicott City June 11, for a Day of Pilgrimage to celebrate the shrine’s namesake, and again June 18, for a dinner concert.

‘Unexpected harmonies’ in Mother’s Day requiem
Jun 02 2011
Auditioning for Patty Connors’ choir was a prelude to Russ’s audition to be her wife. She said yes to the mild-mannered tenor twice.

Faith-based partnership benefits cathedrals in Baltimore and Haiti
May 24 2011
Mother Nature may have moved the scheduled “Mass in the Grass” event at the Cathedral of Mary Our Queen indoors, but it did not lessen the excitement of worshipping with a special guest of honor.

Mercy patients tune in to healing power of music
May 19 2011
Like Duke Orsino in Shakespeare’s “Twelfth Night,” Mercy Medical Center’s Dr. Kathy J. Helzlsouer may be inclined to agree that, “if music be the food of love, play on.”

St. Dominic parishioners benefit from ‘Sign Chi Do’ exercises
May 05 2011
Sitting on a chair facing a DVD player’s TV screen Angeles Phillips let the gentle sounds of a traditional Gaelic blessing wash over her as she raised her arms, moving them forward and back, up and down, her hands first facing away from her and then toward her in a manner rather like “signing” for the deaf.