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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.

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.