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City parishes use Dragon Boat Races to forge bonds, help Charities
Jul 30 2014
On Saturdays at 9 a.m., a group of Baltimore City Catholics climbs into a Chinese-style Dragon Boat and eases into the harbor.

Reap what you sow: Our Lady of the Fields plants garden, feeds homeless
Jul 28 2014
Our Lady of the Fields parishioners have success with a new straw bale garden.

Catholic Charities not daunted by immigrant proposal push-back
Jul 22 2014
UPDATED photos to show Timonium location -- After news broke July 17 of Catholic Charities of Baltimore’s aim to house minors at a Baltimore-area facility, responses have been mixed.

Longtime Mercy volunteer concludes more than five decades of service
Jul 20 2014
A 1937 graduate of IND, Anna Hergenroeder volunteered for 52 years at Mercy Hospital.

Notre Dame of Maryland University receives $1.5 million gift from alumna
Jul 10 2014
Notre Dame of Maryland University announced July 10 it has received a $1.5 million gift from The Pitts Family Foundation

Our Daily Bread Employment Center volunteer uses birthday party as fundraiser
Jul 09 2014
Liz Turnbaugh’s volunteerism can be traced to her childhood.

St. Stephen, Bradshaw, parishioner recalls wartime service
Jul 05 2014
Elizabeth Kruger, a retired U.S. Army lieutenant colonel, Kruger is the first female named Maryland’s Catholic War Veteran (CWV) of the Year.

‘Freedom to serve’ gets to heart of matter for Catholics’ everyday charity
Jul 02 2014
St. Clare's ministry of feeding those who are hungry exemplifies the theme of this year’s Fortnight for Freedom, the “freedom to serve.”

Anchor institutions including Baltimore’s Catholic colleges sign city plan focusing on four initiatives
Jun 26 2014
Leaders from Bon Secours Hospital, Loyola University Maryland and Notre Dame of Maryland University joined Baltimore Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake and leaders representing Baltimore’s education and medical institutions to sign the Baltimore City Anchor Plan June 25.

Catholic agencies part of Baltimore Head Start expansion
Jun 13 2014
Catholic Charities and St. Vincent de Paul of Baltimore are among Baltimore agencies expanding Head Start programs as part of a citywide initiative.