‘Duty to God’ at center of Baltimore Archdiocese annual Scout Mass

“The most important thing to me is duty to God,” 15-year-old Grayson Phillips said.

Tiger Cub Scouts from Pack 450 search for the entrance hymn during the 86th annual Scouts Mass Feb. 25 and hosted this year by St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church in Severna Park, which is also the charter for Troop 450. (Kit Cross/Special to the Review)

Word, sacrament, service: St. Vincent de Paul celebrates beloved pastor's retirement

Father Richard Lawrence has been pastor of St. Vincent de Paul in Baltimore for 43 years.

Father Richard Lawrence peers from the sanctuary into the congregation that packed St. Vincent de Paul Church in Baltimore Feb. 26 to celebrate the longtime pastor

Ash Wednesday: Ancient tradition still thrives in modern times

Parish priests say they get more people at church that day than almost any other – excluding Christmas and Easter.

Ashes are distributed at St. Helen Church in Glendale, Arizona, in this 2016 file photo. Ash Wednesday -- March 1 this year in the Western church calendar -- marks the start of Lent, a season of sacrifice, prayer and charity. (CNS photo/Nancy Wiechec)

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‘Duty to God’ at center of Baltimore Archdiocese annual Scout Mass
Feb 27 2017
“The most important thing to me is duty to God,” 15-year-old Grayson Phillips said.

Word, sacrament, service: St. Vincent de Paul celebrates beloved pastor's retirement
Feb 26 2017
Father Richard Lawrence has been pastor of St. Vincent de Paul in Baltimore for 43 years.

Ash Wednesday: Ancient tradition still thrives in modern times
Feb 26 2017
Parish priests say they get more people at church that day than almost any other – excluding Christmas and Easter.

Sister Marie Joseph Kerr, O.S.F., ministered in nursing
Feb 26 2017
Sister Marie Joseph Kerr ministered at what is now the University of Maryland St. Joseph Medical Center in Towson.

Sister Edith Stricker, D.C., religious sister for eight decades, dies at 98
Feb 25 2017
Sister Edith Stricker, D.C., was born in Baltimore and ministered as a Daughter of Charity for 80 years.

Good Shepherd Services ponders next steps as youth pulled from residential program
Feb 24 2017
“Heartbreaking” was how Michele Wyman described the reaction of Good Shepherd Services staff and leadership to the decision of the Maryland Department of Juvenile Services and Department of Human Resources to remove 49 youths from the care of the 153-year-old institution.