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Ursuline sister taught in Cumberland schools
May 24 2016
In Cumberland, Sister Annalita taught at the parish schools at Ss. Peter and Paul from 1948 to 1952 and St. Mary from 1964 to 1965. She died May 21.

2016 Eagle of the Cross honorees strive to live “toward on high”
May 24 2016
Twenty five teens across the Archdiocese of Baltimore were honored with the Eagle of the Cross May 18.

Archbishop Lori ordains permanent deacon, transitional deacon
May 23 2016
Archbishop Lori ordained Deacon Scott Rose as a permanent deacon and Deacon Kevin Ewing as a transitional deacon.

‘Praying in color:’ Franciscan shrine in Ellicott City is hub for iconographers
May 20 2016
The creation of an icon, an ancient art form, takes 22 steps.

Redemptorist priest among Marylanders featured on Vietnam T.V. series
May 20 2016
​Father Bauer is among a half-dozen Catholics featured in “Maryland Vietnam War Stories,” a 3-hour documentary airing May 24-26.

New leaders named for University of Maryland Medical Center and University of Maryland St. Joseph Medical Center
May 19 2016
Dr. Thomas Smyth, a Calvert Hall graduate, will take the helm as President and Chief Executive Officer of University of Maryland St. Joseph Medical Center.

Baltimore Ravens head coach relies on Catholic faith after a difficult year
May 19 2016
Harbaugh found strength in faith after an off-season accident caused severe head trauma to one of his promising young players.

OLPH fourth-grader wins Baltimore archdiocese's spelling bee
May 18 2016
Emaan Ali, a fourth-grader from Our Lady of Perpetual Help School in Ellicott City, took top honors in the annual spelling bee sponsored by the Archdiocese of Baltimore Department of Catholic Schools and Houghton Mifflin Harcourt School Publishers.

Names and Numbers: Authors, students make news
May 18 2016
Authors, leaders and scholarship recipients highlight this installment of Names and Numbers.

Cardinal O'Brien honored at commencement for St. Mary's Seminary and University
May 16 2016
Cardinal O'Brien, successor to Cardinal William H. Keeler as archbishop of Baltimore, is a former head of two seminaries.