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Religious Education

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  • The Rev. Edward B. Hemler, St. Mark pastor, dies

    The Rev. Edward B. Hemler, St. Mark pastor, dies
    The Rev. Edward Bernard Hemler, a former educator who had been pastor of St. Mark Roman Catholic Church in Fallston, died Sunday of internal bleeding at St. Joseph Medical Center. He was 74. Born in Baltimore and raised in Catonsville, Father Hemler...
  • Three North County Schools Open with New Principals

    Three North County Schools Open with New Principals
    The signs of summer's end are everywhere. Kids are descending on stores to buy their school supplies. School bus drivers are memorizing their stops and practicing their routes. Teachers are putting up creative bulletin boards and getting their first pop...
  • Margaret C. Ptaszynski, homemaker, dies

    Margaret C. Ptaszynski, homemaker, dies
    Margaret C. Ptaszynski, a homemaker and former clothing store sales associate, died July 25 of dementia at Riverview Nursing Home in Essex. She was 93. Margaret Catherine Stanislawa, one of eight children, was born in Baltimore and spent the remainder...
  • Marian Shriver McSherry

    Marian Shriver McSherry
    Marian Shriver McSherry, long-time devotee of Maryland's Catholic aristocracy and mother of 12 children, died on July 24 of breast cancer at her home in Frederick. She was 85. A second cousin of R. Sargent Shriver, Marian Macsherry was born in...
  • Northeast Baltimore shines despite problems

    Northeast Baltimore shines despite problems
    The life I experience as a 30-year resident and homeowner in Northeast Baltimore is quite different from the picture painted recently in The Sun. I've worked in community development for 16 years and know the Northeast Baltimore neighborhoods well. I have...
  • Northrop Grumman awards grants to Mt. St. Joseph High School and St. Agnes School

    Northrop Grumman awarded a $200 grant to both Mt. St. Joseph High School and to St. Agnes School for use in the schools' science, technology, engineering and mathematics programs. In an email, Mt. St. Joseph High School spokeswoman Jess Jankoviak said...
  • Dolores B. Canoles, highway foe and Canton activist, dies

    Dolores B. Canoles, highway foe and Canton activist, dies
    Dolores B. Canoles, a longtime Canton neighborhood activist who joined the battle in the late 1960s that successfully defeated a proposed extension of Interstate 83 through East Baltimore and who later was a member of the city Liquor Board, died Aug. 3 of...
  • Timonium 'Scaregrounds' won't return to fairgrounds

    Timonium 'Scaregrounds' won't return to fairgrounds
    This year, Halloween will be a little less scary in Baltimore County. After turning the State Fairgrounds in Timonium into the "Timonium Scaregrounds" attraction last fall, organizers of the haunted house were unable to reach a deal to replicate the...
  • Ellicott City woman still setting swim records at 91

    Ellicott City woman still setting swim records at 91
    The year Doris Russell swam in her first meet, Franklin D. Roosevelt was in his first term as president, John Dillinger and Pretty Boy Floyd were slain by FBI agents and F. Scott Fitzgerald published "Tender is the Night." Seventy-seven years later,...
  • Gay couples in Md. up more than 50%

    Gay couples in Md. up more than 50%
    Catherine Kelly and Sue Heether began their relationship in 1994, when both were teaching at a Baltimore-area Catholic school, and felt they had to keep the arrangement closely guarded for years. But as same-sex couples became more visible over the...
  • Catholic school enrollment continues to decline

    Catholic school enrollment continued to decline this year, although at a slower pace than in recent years, according to the Archdiocese of Baltimore. The archdiocese said the number of its students declined 4.3 percent this year. However, the latest...
  • Linemen get their moment in the sun before summer practices begin

    Linemen get their moment in the sun before summer practices begin
    While many of the more high-profile high school football players spend the summer honing their skills and their competitive edge at 7-on-7 tournaments, linemen continue to toil away in anonymity in weight rooms and at camps and combines. For one day last...