The COVID-19 pandemic has taken lives and strained healthcare workers. It has shuttered businesses, putting more in a hand-to-mouth existence and further burdening food banks and soup kitchens. Fortunately, many are doing something to stem those needs.
The coronavirus may have cut the season short for the Church of the Immaculate Heart of Mary’s annual concert program, but the pandemic won’t stop parishioners from celebrating the 10th anniversary of the beloved Towson music series this Mother’s Day.
To serve an increasing number of people needing assistance in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, especially those without access to online applications, Catholic Charities of Baltimore has launched a telephone hotline for the supplemental nutrition assistance program (SNAP).
Even in trying times, the 19 high schools in the Archdiocese of Baltimore continue their tradition of academic excellence, as evidenced in these four young people who would have been recognized April 23 at the Distinctive Scholars Convocation.
Lena Venditti Petrik’s instinct to care for others doesn’t stop when she finishes a shift at Mercy Medical Center’s Neonatal Intensive Care Unit.
Since mid-March, the 51 men studying to become priests for the Archdiocese of Baltimore have left their classrooms and been placed in parishes across the region.
As the coronavirus pandemic paralyzed the country and filled hospitals with patients, hundreds of people in the Archdiocese of Baltimore have asked Archbishop William E. Lori to pray for them through a new prayer request page launched March 25 on the archdiocesan website.
In recognition of his dedication, support and commitment to excellence in Catholic education, Lawrence Callahan, president of Our Lady of Mount Carmel School in Essex, was awarded the 2020 “Lead, Learn, Proclaim” award from the National Catholic Educational Association.