Positively Catholic

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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Parishioners make Harford Region’s Faithfest go

“The generosity of the people who put this on is remarkable,” Father Foppiano said. “They all have lives to live. They’re doing this on the side, and for some, with the effort they put in, it could be a full-time job. So often we focus on our own territory, and it’s nice to come together.”
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Road from Damascus: From Syria to Baltimore, physicians find, share compassion

What do School Sisters of Notre Dame, a poverty-stricken West Baltimorean and a Towson resident with heart disease have in common?
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Catholic Charities program hones ability to secure substantive employment

St. Edward’s Workforce Development Center partners with Vehicles for Change on Baltimore’s west side.
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Faith formation class focuses on children with special needs

“I just feel like they deserve to have sacraments and a relationship with Jesus like everyone else,” said Michele Poligardo, the CCASTA administrator for religious education. “These students with special needs are encountering Jesus through their teens (mentors) and through the acceptance and love they find in this program, and that’s what religious education should...
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Sketching a new life at St. Vincent’s Villa

St. Vincent's Villa, a program of Catholic Charities, offers care, stability for children in crisis.
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Missionaries share faith from Annapolis to Emmitsburg to Towson

FOCUS missionaries are having an impact in the faith lives of young adults at three universities within the Archdiocese of Baltimore.
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Beacons of Light: Parishes expand their footprints

A time of great joy and celebration, Christmas has a way of bringing people back to the Catholic church – or maybe into a pew for the first time. Here are some of the ways parishes in the Archdiocese of Baltimore make spirits bright and expand their faith communities.
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