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September 21, 2016 | Staff Writer

New Traffic Signal Expected to Ease Congestion at MD 355 and Jones Bridge Road

A new traffic signal is expected to ease congestion when it is activated on Friday at MD 355 and Jones Bridge Road. According to the State Highway Administration, the traffic signal will provide a double-left turn movement from southbound MD 355 to eastbound Jones Bridge Road during the afternoon, weekday rush-hour (between 3 p.m. and […]

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September 24, 2015 | Aline Barros

At Papal Mass Leventhal Says “Pope Speaks With Conviction”

Montgomery County Council President George Leventhal attended the papal mass on Sept. 23 at the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception. Leventhal, along with wife Soraia, said Pope Francis speaks with conviction and added he “loved” to hear his remarks in Spanish. “As someone who is not Catholic, I’m moved and impressed that […]

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September 24, 2015 | Aline Barros

Local Church Takes Pilgrimage to the Papal Parade (VIDEO)

The day began early for parishioners at Saint Michael the Archangel in Silver Spring on Wednesday. The crowd filled the church at six a.m. then traveled to Washington D.C. to see Pope Francis greeting thousands of people. “Coming here and just enjoying being Catholic and getting to see the leader of our church and just […]

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September 23, 2015 | Sonya Burke

Five Things to Know Today, Sept. 23, in Montgomery County

Montgomery County Public Schools students have the day off today. Here are five more things to know today, Sept. 23, in Montgomery County: 1. Pope Francis is in Washington, D.C. and we have you covered from attending an early morning mass in Silver Spring to boarding the Metro at Shady Grove for the papal parade. […]

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September 21, 2015 | Aline Barros

Pope Francis is Popular With Non-Catholics (VIDEO)

Pope Francis is expected to be in the D.C. region this week where he will engage with Catholics, non-Catholics, and talk to members of Congress. In this MyMCMedia Extra, this county resident said Pope Francis is a “very likeable person and understands what’s in people’s minds.”  Take a look:

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September 17, 2015 | Aline Barros

Number Of Catholic Latinos Increasing at this Silver Spring Church (VIDEO)

Parishioners from Saint Michael the Archangel Church in Silver Spring are getting ready for Pope Francis historic visit to the U.S. The church will host a special mass at 6 a.m. on Sept. 23. People will then follow to Washington D.C. to see pontiff greeting thousands of people. And just like the pope, 40 to 45 […]

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September 17, 2015 | Aline Barros

Silver Spring Resident Wins Archdiocese of Washington Video Competition (VIDEO)

A Silver Spring resident is getting four tickets for the papal mass on Sept. 23 at the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception. Monica Carranza submitted a video entitled, “Tira La Red Mission: El Salvador 2015” for the Archdiocese of Washington’s YouServe video competition where she shared the story of a mission trip […]

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September 15, 2015 | Aline Barros

Takoma Park Priest Featured in “Interrogation Style” Video in Preparation For Pope’s Visit (VIDEO)

He is known as Father Mario Majano- the parochial vicar at Our Lady of Sorrows parish in Takoma Park, and was featured in the first Archdiocese of Washington educational video in preparation for the visit of Pope Francis. Majano asked young Catholics about the “rock star” attention Pope Francis is receiving leading up to his visit. According […]

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September 11, 2015 | Aline Barros

Germantown Resident Shares His Thoughts on Pope Francis (VIDEO)

Gabriel Cárdenas, a Germantown resident and student at the Lancaster Bible College in Greenbelt, was one of the awardees at the Montgomery County Executive’s Hispanic Gala on Sept. 10 at The Fillmore in Silver Spring. Cárdenas said he hopes to follow his parents’ footsteps and become a pastor. In this MyMCMedia Extra, Cárdenas also shares his thoughts on […]

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September 9, 2015 | Sonya Burke

Walk With Francis, Excitement Builds for Pope’s Historic Visit

In less than two weeks, Pope Francis will arrive in Washington, D.C. and local Catholics are counting down to his historic visit. On social media, they are using the hashtag “Walk With Francis” and committing to follow his example of prayer and service. Olympic swimmer and Bethesda resident Katie Ledecky took the pledge. “I’m so […]

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