| Mar 18, 2013
| 9:50 AM
The eighth grade students at St. Joan of Arc School participated in a Conclave web chat with William E. Lori, Archbishop of Baltimore, on March 11. St. Joan of Arc School was one of 17 Catholic elementary schools invited to participate.
| Mar 11, 2013
| 6:12 PM
As their church's cardinals gathered in Vatican City to select a new pope, Catholic schoolchildren in the Baltimore area joined the worldwide buzz over the secret balloting process in an online chat with a fairly well-placed source: Archbishop William E....
| Mar 10, 2013
| 6:07 PM
He's across the Atlantic from his native Ireland, but Ken Keady was wearing the green Sunday as he bobbed his 3-year-old daughter on his shoulders to see Baltimore's St. Patrick Parade.
"It's a great occasion, a lot of color, a lot of flags and lot of...
| Mar 13, 2013
| 1:45 PM
Gail Liss, the front desk receptionist for Cathedral of Mary Our Queen, went to a dentist appointment at noontime Wednesday, confident that a new pope would not be chosen before she got back to work.
Liss was wrong. While she sitting in the dentist...
| Mar 17, 2013
| 5:00 AM
The Census report this week showing that Baltimore's population grew last year for the first time in decades is an encouraging sign that the long-term hemorrhaging of city residents to the suburbs may finally be turning around. Though the absolute numbers...
| Feb 13, 2013
For Harford County's Catholic residents, the annual Lenten season is a time to reflect on how they can improve as people.
"It's a much more intense look than just our daily routines," said Father Bill O'Brien, pastor of the Church of St. Patrick in...
| Feb 13, 2013
| 2:59 PM
Leta Dunham got her breakfast order to go at a Roland Avenue Starbucks Wednesday morning: a grande triple skim latte in her cup and, on her forehead, an ashen reminder that we are all destined to become dust.
Dunham was among Ash Wednesday observers who...
| Feb 14, 2013
| 5:39 PM
Sensing a real chance to abolish the death penalty in Maryland after years of trying, opponents of capital punishment brought a parade of religious, political and civil rights leaders to Annapolis Thursday to urge lawmakers to do away with the ultimate...
| Feb 15, 2013
| 9:48 AM
Archbishop William E. Lori will celebrate a Mass of Thanksgiving next week for the papacy of Benedict XVI, the Archdiocese of Baltimore announced Friday.
The Mass is planned for 5 p.m. Feb. 23 at the Cathedral of Mary Our Queen, spokesman Sean Caine...
| Feb 17, 2013
| 5:00 AM
Years ago, I accompanied James Cardinal Hickey, then the archbishop of Washington, to St. Charles Borromeo Seminary in Philadelphia, where then-Cardinal Joseph Ratzinger was to give a lecture. After his lecture and after fielding questions from his...
| Jan 30, 2013
| 6:41 AM
"Welcome to St. Margaret," students announced eagerly as they held open the doors of St. Margaret Middle School to Archbishop William Lori on Tuesday.
It was part of Catholic Schools Week and Sean Caine, spokesman for the Archdiocese of Baltimore, noted...
| Jan 31, 2013
| 3:54 PM
For some area residents — including students at the John Carroll School, a Catholic high school in Bel Air — the day after the Super Bowl will be observed with a moment of rest.
A handful of schools and businesses around the region will...