Family Life


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.

Gelen, who made it from Honduras to the United States and then suffered a stroke, was able to reunite with her mother thanks to Catholic Charities An uncertain homecoming: When child suffers stroke, Esperanza Center steps in
Dec 27 2014
Cinthia, an immigrant who lives in Baltimore, anticipated an April phone call confirming her two daughters, ages 9 and 12.

Special delivery from Djibouti, Navy officer surprises his children in Harford
Dec 18 2014
An unexpected gift arrived a week before Christmas for a Harford County family.

Interfaith leaders join mayor in vigil against violence
Dec 18 2014
Archbishop Lori was among a diverse group of Christian, Jewish and Muslim religious leaders who spoke at an interfaith prayer vigil.

Advent takes new meaning for family preparing to join the church
Dec 15 2014
For the first time, Dan and Molly Balint have an Advent wreath in their home.

Advent ritual - Week three
Dec 12 2014
The following Advent wreath prayer is intended to help busy households make Advent a prayerful time.

Four steps for keeping your Christmas tree fresh
Dec 06 2014
Michael Ryan, 81, owner of the Clemsonville Christmas Tree Farm in Carroll County, offers the following tips for keeping your cut Christmas tree fresh.

For Carroll County evergreen farmer, the perfect Christmas tree is one that brings happiness
Dec 06 2014
“Everyone, I have an announcement!” shouted Michael Ryan to the crowd of 40 milling outside his red wooden barn.

Advent ritual - Week two
Dec 05 2014
The following Advent wreath prayer is intended to help busy households make Advent a prayerful time.

For Catonsville couple, Christmas giving means hundreds of trees
Dec 01 2014
“Who better to honor with a Christmas tree than National Guardsmen and their families?” Daniel Simons said.

Dad’s kidney keeps daughter going
Nov 17 2014
Not that she wanted to, but Lindsey Duquette couldn’t eat a grapefruit.

St. Vincent de Paul expanding West Baltimore shelter Sarah's Hope
Nov 14 2014
St. Vincent de Paul of Baltimore broke ground Oct. 31 on an $8.5 million renovation and expansion of Sarah’s Hope.

Video captures two days in the life of the Archdiocese of Baltimore
Nov 06 2014
The Archdiocese of Baltimore marks the 225th anniversary of its founding Nov. 6.

Shrine of the Little Flower – a look at parish life in the 1950s
Oct 30 2014
The largest parishes in the Archdiocese of Baltimore are found in the suburbs, reflecting a decades-long migration from city to county.

Creativity and caring defined NDP senior, not the cancer that took her life
Oct 24 2014
“Consider me well prepared,” Claire Marie Wagonhurst wrote in her college admissions essay.