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Three graduation ceremonies in three days for parents of triplets
May 14 2015
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.

From sons to Fathers: A mother’s perspective on vocations
May 09 2015
Stephanie Rubeling of Frederick has two sons pursuing the priesthood.

Dealing with the stresses of motherhood
May 09 2015
It’s no secret that mothers face a whole host of stresses.

Circus center ring becomes stage for death-defying feats and religion
May 03 2015
Brazilian trapeze artist Estefani Evans flies through the air above the center ring, mesmerizing the gasping spectators below.

In Baltimore, Catholics join efforts to heal, clean up, move forward
Apr 28 2015
As Baltimore City cleaned up after a night of riots and looting, Archbishop William E. Lori said the church’s place is to pray.

Technology helps second-grader prepare for first Communion
Apr 26 2015
Second-grader Taylor Garrison got the best birthday present ever April 12.

‘All made in God’s image’: Frederick L’Arche events bring together those with and without disabilities
Apr 26 2015
People with developmental disabilities gather once a month at St. Katharine to enjoy meeting people in the wider community.

Purple Sheep Project: Youngster displays ageless wisdom
Apr 25 2015
Confusion. Tears. Possibly a category 4 meltdown.

Catholic leaders: Freddie Gray tragedy highlights ongoing need for improved police-citizen relations
Apr 24 2015
“Unfortunately, my students – and even I, old as I am – have been dealing with the fear of police for a while,” said Deacon Turner.

Matthew Kelly: Christian lives should stand out
Apr 22 2015
According to Matthew Kelly, no group of people is in a better position to change the world than Catholics.

Parents of slain child oppose death penalty for Boston Marathon bomber
Apr 21 2015
The parents of Martin Richard, the youngest victim killed in the Boston Marathon bombings two years ago, are asking that the death penalty be taken “off the table.

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.