October 17, 2013

Archdiocese Holds 5th Annual Gala for Catholic Schools Saturday; Event Expects to Raise $800K for Tuition Assistance

Archbishop William E. Lori will be joined by over 700 supporters of Catholic education at the 5th annual Archdiocese of Baltimore Gala Saturday, October 19, at 6 p.m. at the Baltimore Waterfront Marriott. The event is expected to raise $800,000 in tuition assistance for students attending Catholic schools. Among those to speak at the event...
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Church is ‘apostolic’ when it shares Gospel with the world, pope says

The church can describe itself as "apostolic" only if it shares the Gospel with the world, Pope Francis said Oct. 16 at his weekly general audience.
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Remembering a friend

Christopher Gaul died Oct. 18, 2012. (CR file photo)Kneeling in the small parking garage at Catholic Review headquarters about a decade ago, Christopher Gaul and I went to work changing a flat tire on his small sports utility vehicle. Gaul, my former managing editor, confidently wielded an iron wrench to unloosen lug
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Pizza, beer and politics

Baltimore-area Catholics met at Holy Cross in Federal Hill Oct. 15 to discuss ways of getting parishioners more engaged in the political area.
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7 Quick Takes Friday (The homework blues, door slamming, carpet rolls, bank robbers, and more)

— 1 —Before Leo started kindergarten, I figured he wouldn’t like homework. I thought he’d resent that his little brother didn’t have any, and that he had to do homework instead of playing with his parents.I was wrong.His little brother begs for his own homework, and I have to create
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