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St. Ursula parishioners volunteer time to aid Philippines
Nov 16 2011
While Cita Brown calls the United States home, she has not forgotten the poorest of the poor in her native country, the Philippines. The parishioner of St. Ursula, Parkville, and her husband, Douglas, are actively involved with FAPI, the Foundation for Aid to the Philippines Inc.

Time in Afghanistan made deacon grateful for country, religious freedom
Nov 13 2011
HARLINGEN, Texas – When Deacon Catarino Villanueva arrived on Forward Operating Base Ghazni, Afghanistan, in 2005 for a yearlong deployment with the National Guard, he immediately looked for opportunities to practice his Catholic faith.

Catholic Relief Services has benefited from Hackett’s hand
Nov 10 2011
Hackett, 64, directs nearly 7,000 employees in more than 90 countries. He has dealt with the high and mighty, both “seen the devil’s work” and commiserated with popes and Mother Teresa, but a practical appreciation of human nature preceded his unique perspective of the universal church.

Prayer, meditation can help still a negative mind
Nov 03 2011
The human mind has been referred to as a recording and playback machine. Sometimes I wish it didn’t record and play back certain things. What am I talking about?

Spalding senior takes hits, keeps on ticking
Nov 03 2011
Brady McCaffrey is often the unsung hero on the football field for Archbishop Spalding in Severn.

Young partners cite benefits of Baltimore Haiti project
Nov 02 2011
HUNT VALLEY – Some of the strongest advocates for the Baltimore Haiti Project are the students from the Archdiocese of Baltimore who give a portion of their summer to the children of the town of St. Marc and The Good Samaritans School.

Catholics in San Francisco, Denver pray rosary, ask for Mary’s help
Oct 30 2011
SAN FRANCISCO - It was the hands of those who gathered at San Francisco’s Civic Center Plaza to take part in Family Rosary Crusade 2011 that told the story.

Priests overjoyed and humbled by monsignor honors from pope
Oct 28 2011
Pope Benedict XVI has recognized the stellar ministry of three priests of the Archdiocese of Baltimore by conferring the title “monsignor” on two of them and raising a previously named monsignor to the highest rank of monsignor.

US Catholics give mixed reaction to Vatican’s economy document
Oct 28 2011
WASHINGTON - U.S. Catholics have mixed feelings about the Vatican’s ideas on how to fix today’s troubled global economy.

Haitian first lady meets with leaders of Catholic Relief Services
Oct 26 2011
PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti – The first lady of Haiti and the next president of Catholic Relief Services had an exchange Oct. 25 that went directly to how CRS is responding to the basic needs of the most impoverished nation in the Western Hemisphere.