Holiday Features


Archbishop: ‘How blessed we all are to be Guadalupinos’
Dec 16 2013
Many parishes throughout the Archdiocese of Baltimore observed the feast of Our Lady of Guadalupe Dec. 15.

All they want for Christmas: Top gift suggestions for teachers (and best gifts they've received)
Dec 10 2013
Teachers across the archdiocese say gifts they receive range from ornaments to Ravens memorabilia to gift cards.

Five priests share their advice for slowing down in Advent
Dec 06 2013
The Christmas season is referred to in song as the most wonderful time of the year.

'Tis the season for giving: Check out these parish gift shops
Dec 04 2013
Skip the crowded shopping malls this holiday season and visit parish gift shops instead.

A Catholic Thanksgiving prayer
Nov 28 2013
This prayer is by Jesuit Father James Martin, author of "The Jesuit Guide to (Almost) Everything."

Commentary: Straw for the manger
Nov 26 2013
What if you were responsible for how soft a bed the baby Jesus had when he arrived on Christmas night?

Where are they buried?
Oct 31 2013
In anticipation of All Souls’ Day, Nov. 2, the Catholic Review takes a walk through some of the area cemeteries and places of worship.

Minimum wage too little to live on, bishops, workers say
Sep 02 2013
Kali Radke, unable to find full-time work, struggles to support herself and her daughter on minimum wage. Stories such as Radke’s demonstrate an economic injustice.

Nigerian priest serving in Baltimore shares the story of his mother – his inspiration
May 12 2013
Father Godswill Agbagwa is very much aware of the importance of a mother.

On Easter, Archbishop urges Catholics to put the risen Christ at center of their lives
Mar 31 2013
Archbishop William E. Lori celebrated his first Easter Sunday Mass as Archbishop of Baltimore March 31.

‘Oilers’ prepare for chrism Mass
Mar 22 2013
The Cathedral of Mary Our Queen has a unique ministry that centers around the Chrism Mass oil.

Parishes, schools, organizations spread goodwill, good news
Dec 25 2012
See more than 10 examples of parishes, schools and organizations giving back this holiday season.

St. Benedict parishioners spread Christmas cheer, help those in need
Dec 19 2012
A line wrapped around the corner and extended down the street from St. Benedict in Baltimore Dec. 16 as people waited to enter the parish.

Priest tells young artists their work inspires, ‘explains our faith’
Dec 16 2012
The artwork of youths inspires others.

Ravens spread Christmas cheer to homeless families in Baltimore County
Dec 15 2012
Baltimore Ravens wide receiver Torrey Smith was joined by fellow players Ed Reed and Tyrod Taylor Dec. 14.