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Jonathan M. Pitts

Writer

Jonathan M. Pitts writes about religion, sports, music, medicine and the military – and anything else that touches on the human spirit -- for the Baltimore Sun. Since joining the paper in 1999, he has covered oyster shuckers and opera singers, Deadheads and D-Day vets, sauerkraut and the Scriptures and more, always seeking the enduring in the everyday. The co-author of Baseball Hall of Famer Whitey Herzog’s memoir, “You’re Missin’ a Great Game,” he’s a native of St. Louis and a graduate of Haverford College and the University of Missouri School of Journalism

Recent Articles

  • Maryland Jewish centers find support amid the terror

    Maryland Jewish centers find support amid the terror

    When an unknown man phoned in a bomb threat against the tiny private school she runs in Annapolis, Sarah White swung into action. She led the 32 students of the Alpert Family Aleph Bet Jewish Day School to a safe location. She answered calls and texts from dozens of concerned parents. She worked...

  • Cardinal William Henry Keeler dead at 86

    Cardinal William Henry Keeler dead at 86

    Friends and colleagues from across religious and political spectrums remembered Cardinal William Henry Keeler as a spiritual leader of historic stature, a man of great empathy, and a cleric who never stopped reaching out to establish common cause with people of other faiths and backgrounds. Cardinal...

  • Baltimore area friends recall Cardinal Keeler as a 'great shepherd'

    Baltimore area friends recall Cardinal Keeler as a 'great shepherd'

    Speaking for the Baltimore diocese's half-million Catholics, Archbishop William E. Lori said "we lost our great shepherd, great visionary and great friend" in the passing Thursday of Cardinal William H. Keeler. Lori described Keeler as a "world-class leader in humanism and interfaith relationships"...

  • Funeral for Cardinal Keeler planned for March 28 in Baltimore

    Funeral for Cardinal Keeler planned for March 28 in Baltimore

    The Baltimore Archdiocese has announced that the funeral Mass for Cardinal William Henry Keeler, who died early Thursday, will be held at 2 p.m. on March 28, at the Cathedral of Mary Our Queen in Homeland. Keeler's body will be received a day earlier, at 1 p.m. March 27, at the Basilica of the National...

  • Making art their business

    Tragedy struck Casina Rice's extended family hard two years ago when her nephew, Perry Costley, was killed in a drug deal gone wrong. But what struck her as equally tragic was what a relative discovered while cleaning out the young man's room: a cache of artwork and song lyrics he had never shared...

  • At Carroll competition, youths make art their business

    At Carroll competition, youths make art their business

    Tragedy struck Casina Rice's extended family hard two years ago when her nephew, Perry Costley, was killed in a drug deal gone wrong. But what struck her as equally tragic was what a relative discovered while cleaning out the young man's room: a cache of artwork and song lyrics he had never shared...

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