Holiday Features


Advent ritual - Week one
Nov 20 2014
The Advent wreath should be more than a nice decoration to have around the house during the holidays.

Locust Point parish basks in Star-Spangled glow
Sep 15 2014
The 11 a.m. Mass at Our Lady of Good Counsel in Locust Point drew urban hipsters, tourists and old-timers decked out in red, white and blue.

Take me out to the ballgame: Oriole Park though the eyes of the team’s biggest fan
Jul 24 2014
For those who moonlight as the Oriole Bird, mascot of the Baltimore Orioles, making people smile brings great joy.

‘A sacred Valentine’ - the significance of the Sacred Heart of Jesus
Jun 12 2014
Catholics have a strong commitment to the Sacred Heart of Jesus devotion.

Memorial Day doesn’t stand out for those who never forget the fallen
May 25 2014
Two Vietnam veterans at the U.S. Soldiers’ and Airmen’s Home plan to mark the holiday without any fanfare.

Three questions with Lucy Colletti, a supporter of the troops
May 24 2014
Lifelong Catholic Lucy Colletti feels residents of Charlestown, a retirement community in Catonsville, are making a difference by welcoming home U.S. troops.

Time for spring renewal - recharge your mind, body and spirit
May 03 2014
Since it’s finally spring, everything has a chance to become new again, including you.

What’s behind Mary devotions in May?
May 01 2014
For Catholics, May crownings, rosary processions, even Mary gardens are traditionally part and parcel for the fifth month of the year.

Dozens of children gather for Cathedral’s annual Easter egg hunt
Apr 20 2014
Dressed in their Easter best, children participated in the annual egg hunt on the grounds of the Cathedral of Mary Our Queen.

Deviled eggs recipe
Apr 17 2014
What should you do with leftover eggs from Easter? Try this deviled eggs recipe, with a slightly sweet twist.

At lock-in, teens prepare for annual pilgrimage ushering in Holy Week
Apr 14 2014
Teens from Immaculate Conception, St. Cecilia and other area parishes attended a lock-in before the annual pilgrimage.

Annual St. Patrick’s Day Parade celebrates faith, family and friendship
Mar 18 2014
Unlike his predecessors, Mayor Blasio boycotted the New York St. Patrick's Day Parade’s ban on marchers carrying gay pride signs.

St. Patrick Parade beats the snow
Mar 17 2014
The proverbial luck of the Irish prevailed at Baltimore’s St. Patrick Parade.

Local children’s author tackles St. Patrick in new book
Mar 16 2014
You can’t ask for a better adventure story than the life of St. Patrick.

For Irish dancing teen, prayer pivotal in world championship quest
Mar 15 2014
Sixteen-year-old Irish stepdancer Cameron White can't keep his feet still.