Papal altar, furnishings for Washington papal Mass will have local touch
Sep 14 2015
Joseph Taylor, a parishioner of St. Joseph, Sykesville, helped design the altar that will be used by Pope Francis during his Sept. 23 Mass in D.C.

British composer’s music chosen for official Year of Mercy hymn
Aug 08 2015
Paul Inwood and 89 other composers around the world had two months to submit their compositions of the music for the official hymn of Year of Mercy. Inwood's composition was selected.

Vatican exhibit to open during World Meeting of Families, papal visit
Jun 20 2015
More than 200 works of art will be on display at the Franklin Institute as part of the 'Vatican Splendors' exhibit.

Quebec Archdiocese closes historic church, reshapes itself as Mass attendance falls
Jun 13 2015
With the decision to close one of its largest and most important churches, the Archdiocese of Quebec is sending a clear message: The future of even the most majestic churches cannot be guaranteed anymore.

New image at Baltimore's Holy Rosary Church to be venerated on Divine Mercy Sunday
Apr 12 2015
“She did this painting exactly according to the directions given by Jesus Christ to St. Faustina in her diary,” Father Totzke said.

Train gardens capture wonder of Christmas
Dec 24 2014
Father Michael Carrion, pastor of Immaculate Heart of Mary in Baynesville, still pulls out the trains, trolleys and ceramic houses his father bought.

Sacred and human: New Washington art exhibit shows both sides of Mary
Dec 05 2014
A new exhibition of Western European artwork portrays Mary during the 14-17th centuries.

Beyond the Bell: With school-wide support, annual musicals take John Carroll’s spotlight
Dec 03 2014
“Everyone needs to pay attention to detail!” Kimberly Brueggemann commanded the 50 John Carroll actors.

Voice from Assisi ‘opens door from heaven’ for city schoolchildren
Oct 20 2014
One would think that a Franciscan Friar committed to a vow of poverty would not need a lesson in simplicity.

Beyond the Bell: Seton Keough’s A Cappella Choir
Oct 08 2014
For members of the elite singing group, the practice represented the key to their success.