St. Frances Academy students discuss being young in Baltimore

“Keep praying and keep pushing, and there’ll be better days,” said Myron Turner.

Students in the residential program at St. Frances Academy, including Tevin Towns, in white, bless speaker Danaz Williams before his talk at the final session of a three-night parish revival held at St. Bernardine in West Baltimore April 29. (Karen Osborne | CR Staff)

Three graduation ceremonies in three days for parents of triplets

For John Marbach and Sherry Pressler of Belle Mead, N.J., it will be a wild ride as their triplets graduate from three different universities.

Triplets Megan (from left), John Jr. and Melanie Marbach, will graduate respectively from Fairfield University in Connecticut, Wake Forest University in North Carolina and Loyola University Maryland this May. (Courtesy Fairfield University)

Fellow priests remember Monsignor Collopy for his kind, prayerful heart

Monsignor John C. Collopy was remembered for his immense personal warmth.

Monsignor John C. Collopy


With temperatures reaching near 90 degrees by 9 a.m. July 26, Notre Dame Preparatory School rising freshman Maggie McCabe cools off during a summer soccer camp at the school. (Kevin J. Parks/CR Staff)
Summer campers adjust to Baltimore’s sweltering heat
Jul 26 2016
From sports camps to outlets for homeless, Baltimore finds ways to beat the heat.

High-LI participants accept the mission of faith
Jul 20 2016
High-LI is an annual weeklong summer leadership development program hosted by the Archdiocese of Baltimore.

Feet for Francis shoe drive resonates with K-8 students
Oct 13 2015
Catholic schools throughout the archdiocese are collecting shoes in the Feet for Francis shoe drive.


Maureen Cromer
Jul 26, 2016
Raising banners with the universal Church
By Craig GouldDirector of youth and young adult ministry for the Archdiocese of Baltimore“Jesus Christ, you are my life. You are my life, Alleluia.”Only the Church can do this. Only the Church can gather the world, raising banners from every nation to sing these words to God. Only the Church

Rita Buettner
Jul 25, 2016
Carrying my not-so-little boys
Our sons are too big to carry. I know it. They know it. Anyone who sees their gangly legs dangling from my hips knows it.But, even though they are 6 and 8—and approaching 7 and 9—I can’t seem to stop.The truth is someday very soon I won’t be able to

George Matysek
Jul 21, 2016
Former dentist finds new joy as Carmelite nun
It was on her 30th birthday when Celia Ashton first stepped inside the monastery of the Carmelite Sisters of Baltimore.A successful dentist who had long harbored thoughts of becoming a religious sister, Celia had been invited to attend Mass at the monastery by some of her patients who happened to be Religious


Healing Garden at Stella Maris

The Healing Garden in Timonium offers a sacred space. 


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