On the heels of Pope Francis’s visit to the United States, one Baltimore seminarian reflects on his inspiration to enter the priesthood.
Christina Massimei, of Bel Air, is one of three cantors singing before Pope Francis’ congregation, leading by example and through song.
When a team of workers discovered three lead coffins dating back to the 17th century in the foundation of a long-gone chapel in St. Mary’s City, a remote historical settlement on the southern tip of Maryland and the Chesapeake’s western shore, they were in for a shock.
Handful of Christians delivered 25,000 signatures to the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops Tuesday morning, protesting political involvement and what they say is a lack of focus on the poor.
Father Sy Peterka has served in Baltimore for 22 years, putting tremendous effort into helping recovering addicts and ex-convicts released from prison. This summer the pastor will leave his two parishes in Baltimore on June 30 and head back to Philadelphia, where his ministry as a priest began.
Two Maryland Catholics criticized the mandate included in President Obama’s health care bill requiring religious organizations running hospitals and clinics to pay for contraception in their health care coverage for workers.