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One sister, three families: Notre Dame Prep headmistress keeps expanding networks
Jul 07 2015
How large is the heart of School Sister of Notre Dame Patricia McCarron? Big enough to embrace and nurture three families.

Oklahoma archbishop says ruling on Ten Commandments statue 'concerning'
Jul 06 2015
By ordering the removal of a Ten Commandments monument from the state Capitol grounds, the Oklahoma Supreme Court is ignoring the historical significance of the moral code "in the formation of our state," said Archbishop Paul S. Coakley.

Catholic Review receives multiple journalism awards
Jul 06 2015
The Catholic Review was recently honored by the Maryland-Delaware-DC Press Association, the Catholic Press Association and the Associated Church Press.

Annapolis parish to host prayer service for Gov. Hogan
Jul 06 2015
As Gov. Lawrence Hogan Jr. battles stage 3 non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma, St. Mary in Annapolis will host a rosary prayer service for the governor’s health July 8 at 7 p.m.

St. Clare parishioners see responsibility in religious freedom
Jul 04 2015
For some parishioners at St. Clare in Essex, the “freedom to bear witness” is not just a warm, fuzzy concept, but a call to action.

Sister Judith O'Neill, O.S.F., area educator, dies at 84
Jul 02 2015
A funeral Mass for Sister Judith O’Neill of the Sisters of St. Francis of Philadelphia was to be offered July 7 in Assisi House in Aston, Pa. Sister Judith, a professed Sister of St. Francis for 63 years, died June 29. She was 84.

Sister Irene Juras, O.S.F., former Baltimore educator, dies
Jul 01 2015
A funeral Mass for Sister Irene Juras of the Sisters of St. Francis of Philadelphia was offered July 1 at Assisi House in Aston, Pa. Sister Irene died June 28.

Annunciation parishioner honored for extraordinary generosity, Eagle of the Cross honorees named
Jul 01 2015
Twenty youths were selected from Archdiocese of Baltimore parishes and high schools to receive the Eagle of the Cross award.

Sister Helene Fee, I.H.M., dies at 76
Jun 30 2015
A funeral Mass for Sister Helene Fee of the Sisters, Servants of the Immaculate Heart of Mary, was offered June 26 at Our Lady of Peace Residence in Scranton, Pa.

New church with capacity of 700 will accommodate Frederick growth
Jun 30 2015
When completed, a new church for St. Katharine Drexel in Frederick will accommodate up to 700 worshippers.