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Our Daily Bread asks parishioners to perform small miracle
Apr 18 2015
The Our Daily Bread Employment Center is asking parishioners: Could you bake a casserole once in a while?

A pretty penny indeed: Special dolphin coin helps child fight cancer
Apr 13 2015
On her family’s first trip to the National Aquarium in Baltimore on Feb. 20, Katie Mays' son, Liam, received a souvenir penny.

A.D.: The Bible Continues
Mar 28 2015
The opportunity to watch a biblical interpretation on the big or small screen can be a mixed blessing.

Brianna Fisher comforts her mother, Laura Fisher, as they remember their brother and son, Benjamin Fisher, during a drug overdose and prevention vigil March 26 at St. John in Westminster. The Fishers are parishioners of St. John. (KAREN OSBORNE | CR STAFF) Vigil remembers overdose victims in Westminster
Mar 27 2015
Seventy nine people have died of prescription-drug and heroin overdoses in Carroll County in less than three years. St. John in Westminster was the location for a vigil to remember them.

Lenten dinners bring family closer together
Mar 18 2015
It’s “no parents allowed” this Lent in the Smolka family kitchen.

Education is D’Adamo family business
Mar 14 2015
Growing up in Baltimore with the last name of D’Adamo meant one thing for certain: you could communicate.

Archdiocese solicits input for Synod on the Family
Mar 07 2015
The hierarchy throughout the church needs to do a better job listening to the people in the pews.

An open door and a Catholic renaissance: Mount St. Mary’s says goodbye to Dr. Thomas Powell
Mar 07 2015
Reasserting Mount St. Mary's Catholic identity was his biggest challenge, says Powell.

Warm welcome: Burmese immigrants find haven at Our Lady of Victory Parish
Mar 06 2015
When the state’s Burmese Catholics worship, however, it is most likely at Our Lady of Victory (OLV).

Not your typical church dinner: Hagerstown parish Valentine's meal offers taste buds a twist
Feb 17 2015
Ever wonder what a mealworm tastes like? Ask Marjorie Kellman.

Mother Mary Lange Award recipients 'honored' to be chosen
Feb 12 2015
Rogelio D’Almeida learned the significance of his Mother Mary Lange Award from his wife, Danielle.

Wedding’s backstory is winding path
Feb 07 2015
The Shrine of St. Alphonsus in Baltimore is home to a story of love that spans generations, beginning in Lithuania.

Pope Francis is greeted by people as he arrives to lead his weekly audience in Paul VI hall at the Vatican Feb. 4. (CNS photo/Tony Gentile, Reuters) Pope: Families need fathers who guide, love them through thick and thin
Feb 04 2015
Pope says a father is there for his children “when they play and when they work hard, when they are playful and when they are distressed."

New film ‘Black or White’ aims to ‘start the conversation’ on race
Jan 30 2015
"Black and White" is not an overtly religious film, but it addresses what might be called "faith-based" values.

Pope to dads: Play with your kids, be strong, loving, moral role models
Jan 28 2015
When their lives are all work and no play, men turn their children into “orphans," says Pope Francis.