'Sing once, pray twice': In Philadelphia, St. Joseph Hispanic community enjoys the journey

Some Maryland Catholics who went to the papal Mass Sept. 27 couldn't get through security, but they soaked up the experience just the same.

Erik Zygmont | CR Staff
Even though she did not make it to the security gates, high school senior Katherine Martinez felt that she "was there" during Pope Francis

The Catholic Review organizes a pilgrimage to the Papal Mass in Philadelphia

Join CR Media and the Archdiocese of Baltimore as we venture to Philadelphia to take part in the celebration of the Papal Mass. Updated Departure Information

All pilgrims traveling with the archdiocesan group, coordinated by Catholic Review Media, will receive a special rosary created for the event; a commemorative hat, bottled water and other services. 
(CR File)

Bus pilgrimage tickets for papal Mass on sale June 29

Tickets for the one-day bus pilgrimage from Baltimore to the papal Mass in Philadelphia will go on sale online June 29, at 10 a.m.

Pilgrims who join the Catholic Review will recieve a commemorative hat and rosary in honor of Pope Francis


Helen Palmer, a family friend of more than 50 years, has helped Frank Pecukonis through his fight with cancer. Parishioners of St. Athanasius in Curtis Bay, they are pictured in its chapel, where they often attend weekday 8 a.m. Mass. (Olivia Obineme/Special to the Review) Cancer no match for friendship, faith
Nov 25 2015
Almost five decades after Frank Pecukonis taught her to dance, Helen Palmer has taken the lead, shepherding him through grueling chemotherapy sessions.

Arriving in Kenya, pope says tolerance, respect are keys to peace
Nov 25 2015
Pope Francis arrived in Kenya Nov. 25 urging tolerance and respect among people of different religions and different ethnic groups.

Knights of Columbus sponsors CRS to help educate Middle Eastern refugees
Nov 18 2015
The Knights of Columbus donated $500,000 to Catholic Relief Services (CRS) to support the Jordanian Catholic Church’s schooling of Syrian and Iraqi refugees.

Accepting invite from Rome’s Jewish community, pope to visit synagogue
Nov 17 2015
Pope Francis will visit Rome’s synagogue and meet with the city’s Jewish community Jan. 17.

Diocesan-based healing ministry brings church’s mercy after abortion
Nov 17 2015
The upcoming Year of Mercy proclaimed by Pope Francis is a particularly appropriate time to raise awareness about Project Rachel.


St. Thomas Aquinas Annual Christmas Bazaar
Dec 04 2015 03:00 PM
3710 Roland Avenue
Baltimore, MD 21211

Our Lady of Victory School - Breakfast with Santa
Dec 05 2015 08:00 AM
4416 Wilkens Avenue
Baltimore, MD 21229

St Mark, Fallston - Winter Wonders Festival
Dec 05 2015 09:00 AM
2407 Laurel Brook Rd
Fallston, MD 21047

St. Joseph Catholic Church Christmas Craft Fair
Dec 05 2015 09:00 AM
1283 Odenton Rd.
Odenton, MD 21113

St. Joseph Catholic Church Christmas Craft Fair
Dec 05 2015 09:00 AM
1283 Odenton Rd.
Odenton, MD 21113

The Year of Mercy: Advent Morning of Recollection
Dec 05 2015 09:00 AM
5200 N. Charles St.
Parish Center
Baltimore, MD 21210

St. Stephen School Christmas Bazaar
Dec 05 2015 10:00 AM
8028 Bradshaw Road
Kingsville, MD 21087

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