Christmas-themed dinner at Baltimore’s Franciscan Center includes help from school presidents

The north Baltimore outreach wants to expand its network of volunteers to include more Catholic high schools.
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Father John Bauer, C.SS.R, served as chaplain to soldiers in Vietnam, Orioles

The priest, a son of Highlandtown, died Dec. 20 at age 92 after a fulfilling ministry that included serving the rural poor, soldiers in battle and professional athletes.
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Christmas past resonates for oldest pastor

This year will mark Monsignor Burke's 40th Christmas at St. Francis of Assisi in Baltimore. He’ll celebrate the 5 p.m. Mass on Christmas Eve, and the 11:30 a.m. Mass on Christmas Day.
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NCYC continues to inspire young Abingdon parishioner

Two weeks after returning from the National Catholic Youth Conference, Isabel Sans remains moved by the spirit she encountered in Indianapolis, and not just from 20,000 like-minded pilgrims.
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Immigrants find help making way in classroom, society

Two millennia after Mary and Joseph crossed a border and encountered closed doors, agencies and parishes across the Archdiocese of Baltimore heed the Gospel call to welcome the stranger.
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Advent: Parishes, schools prepare the way

Here are some steps Catholics can take to embrace Advent and prepare for the coming of the Lord.
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Calvert Hall rolls to 33-10 victory over Loyola Blakefield in 100th Turkey Bowl 

Calvert Hall rose to the occasion of the 100th Turkey Bowl Nov. 28 at sold-out Johnny Unitas Stadium, where the Cardinals rode the big plays of senior Cole Herbert and a ground game led by classmate Sean Tucker to a 33-10 rout of Loyola Blakefield. 
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Turkey Bowl at 100: Enduring lessons from coach Brune

Under the auspices of the Jesuits, Brune taught several generations of young men the value of doing the right thing, doggedness, loyalty, patience and dozens of other seemingly passé traits.
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Turkey Bowl 100: Devoted over distance, time

There may be longer Turkey Bowl attendance streaks, but few have embraced one of Maryland’s most enduring sporting traditions as fervently as Ed Romans and Bill Korrow.
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Turkey Bowl 100: Fourth-generation Don adds to legacy

“Mitch does not operate in the spotlight,” coach Anthony Zehyoue said. “If a teammate is struggling, he prefers to go up to (them) in private, quietly encourage and support them, throughout the school day and in practice."
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Turkey Bowl hits 100: Calvert Hall-Loyola Blakefield more than a just game

The football teams from Calvert Hall College High School and Loyola Blakefield meet for the 100th time Thanksgiving Day, but when it comes to the pomp and circumstance preceding the Turkey Bowl, collaboration trumps territorial tendencies.
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Ask a veteran: Military backgrounds benefit parishes, schools

With Veterans Day Nov. 11, this installment of Positively Catholic looks at a Catholic school principal, a parish leader and a man studying to be a priest who took time to serve their country while continuing to serve God.
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