Charity & Volunteering


Spalding stands out for commitment to sharing meals with homeless
Apr 07 2014
Catholic Charities of Baltimore recognized Archbishop Spalding March 31 for its contributions to Sarah’s House.

Loyola University chemistry/bio major donates $1.5 million to the school
Apr 04 2014
“Loyola did something for me, and I want to do something for them,” said 1949 Loyola graduate Gordon Erberts.

Catholic faith grounds family touched by Sandy Hook shooting
Apr 02 2014
Josephine “Joey” Gay was one of 20 children and six adults killed in the shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School.

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.

Mudslide takes couple’s home, but they worry more about others’ losses
Mar 27 2014
On a sunny Saturday morning, Ron and Gail Thompson headed off to Costco for a shopping trip with Gail’s elderly mother.

Some $1.1 million in funds stolen by former CFO of the Pontifical Mission Societies recovered
Mar 25 2014
A now-deceased CFO of the Pontifical Mission Societies diverted funds during a nine-year period.

Job creation is essential for promoting human dignity, pope says
Mar 21 2014
The purpose of a job is not just to earn money, Pope Francis said.

Howard congregations raise funds, heat in chili cook-off
Mar 10 2014
A young girl sampled a pot of chili named “OMG.”

Longtime Social Ministry Convocation attendees say service is part of who they are
Mar 10 2014
Ralph E. Moore Jr. and Gerard H. O'Connor have both dedicated years of their lives to helping others.

Despite HUD funding recall, Catholic agencies say services continue as planned
Feb 28 2014
St. Vincent de Paul of Baltimore does not expect its programs to be affected by the recall of federal funding Baltimore City distributed to the agency, said John Schiavone, St. Vincent de Paul CEO.