Holiday Features


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.

St. Pat’s Pop Quiz
Mar 12 2014
How much do you know about the Saint of Ireland, whose feast is March 17?

St. Patrick Parade is March 16
Mar 12 2014
The 59th annual Baltimore St. Patrick Parade steps off at 2 p.m. March 16.

Conversation with Loyola's Jesuit Father Linnane - 2014 Hibernian of the Year
Mar 07 2014
What charism, Jesuit Father Brian F. Linnane was asked, do the Irish bring to the Catholic Church?

Pope to engaged couples: After 'I do,' comes 'may I, thank you, sorry'
Feb 14 2014
Greeting engaged couples on the feast of St. Valentine, Pope Francis told them not to be afraid of building a loving relationship.

Love secrets: Six couples share their marriage advice
Feb 07 2014
What’s the secret to a strong marriage? See these tips.

Pictured is the Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial, located in Washington, D.C. (Tom McCarthy Jr. | CR Staff) Lessons from Martin Luther King Jr.
Jan 20 2014
The Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. would have turned 85 Jan. 15.

Pope: In new year, step outside your comfort zone, get involved
Dec 31 2013
As 2013 comes to a close, let everyone ask God for forgiveness and thank him for his patience and love, the pope said as he presided over a New Year's Eve evening prayer service.

Christmas is time to feel God's closeness, experience peace, pope says
Dec 25 2013
Celebrating the first Christmas since his election, Pope Francis preached the goodness and tenderness of God.

‘Silent Night’ is poll winner – listen to various selections
Dec 25 2013
Catholic Review readers selected "Silent Night" as their favorite Christmas carol.

Baltimore priests share favorite Christmas memories
Dec 24 2013
Four priests serving in the Archdiocese of Baltimore share their meaningful memories of Christmas.

Pope Francis on Christmas and Jesus
Dec 23 2013
12 quotes from Pope Francis about the joy of Christmas and the role of Jesus in our faith.

Pope, at audience, says Christmas offers lesson in humility
Dec 18 2013
Pope Francis said Christmas is an occasion of joy but also a lesson in humility, when the faithful are called to imitate the example of God-made-man.