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  • Could Mary Merrick of Linwood become Ellicott City's saint?

    Could Mary Merrick of Linwood become Ellicott City's saint?
    The historic Linwood estate has been known for many things, from hosting a Confederate general to its current mission to help children and adults with autism live a better life. But if the National Christ Child Society gets its way, the antebellum...
  • Lisbon/Woodbine: Ladies Auxiliary brings back Quarter Mania to St. Michael's Catholic Church

    The Ladies Auxiliary of St. Michael's Catholic Church will hold its Quarter Mania fundraiser Oct. 14. Doors open at 6 p.m. and the games start at 7 p.m. The cost is $5 for reserved advance tickets with two game paddles and $8 at the door with one game...
  • Mormonism isn't a cult

    Mormonism isn't a cult
    If your party nominated a generally well-qualified person for president who happened to be Mormon, would you vote for that person? Earlier this year, Gallup pollsters asked that exact question, and 76 percent of those who responded said yes, they would....
  • Separation of church and state is as important for ministers as it is for politicians

    Separation of church and state is as important for ministers as it is for politicians
    It was said of Al Smith, a Roman Catholic, that if he won the 1928 presidential election he would take orders from the Vatican and not uphold the Constitution. John F. Kennedy famously confronted that anti-Catholic prejudice in a 1960 speech to the...
  • Not so good a Friday for some Orioles fans

    Not so good a Friday for some Orioles fans
    Many fans have lost hope as the Orioles have posted a dismal record over the past 14 seasons. Now the team is starting its new season by testing the faith of some of them as well. Friday is Opening Day for the Baltimore Orioles, as well as for 17 other...
  • Christmas season events in Catonsville

    Christmas season events in Catonsville
    Breakfast with Santa — Dec. 3, 9 a.m.-noon. Adults $6, children 3-10 $4.Children younger than 3 free. Hosted by Trinity United Methodist Church, 2100 Westchester Ave. http://www.trinitycatonsville.com or 410-747-5841. Christmas tea with senior...
  • Schedule of Christmas season events in Catonsville

    Holiday Decorations Contest — The Bent Twig Garden Club will present an award this year for a beautifully and naturally decorated home in Catonsville. In accordance with The Federated Garden Club of Maryland, decorations should include natural...
  • Arena Players, Center Stage deserve to take bows

    The new theater season marks milestone anniversaries for two Baltimore theaters. Center Stage turns 40, and Arena Players, billed as "the nation's oldest continuously operating African-American theater," turns 50. The fare at both is eclectic, and,...
  • 'Jesus' Wife' papyrus a forgery? You're a sexist!

    As evidence has mounted that "The Gospel of Jesus' Wife" — that tiny papyrus fragment that has Jesus saying, "My wife ... " — may well be a clever forgery, some scholars who study early Christianity have arrived at surprisingly strong...
  • Thanksgiving is the perfect time to count our blessings

    Q: I'm a student from another country and I'd like to learn about some of your customs. For example, what is the meaning of the holiday you call "Thanksgiving"? Does it have something to do with Christianity? -- V.J. A: Thank you for your question, and...
  • Holiday displays offer a lesson on signs vs. symbols

    Q: Your recent answer about displaying religious holiday decorations was a little confusing. You said it's all right to display a Christmas tree, but not a manger? Easter bunnies, but not a cross? If you're in favor of every faith having equal billing and...
  • Kneeling and prostration are elements of prayer in many religions

    Q: Why is it Jews don't kneel to pray? I'm Jewish myself, and sometimes I feel the need to pray in this position, but I feel awkward, as I was taught not to do this. -- L., via godsquadquestion@aol.com A: The Hebrew Bible has evidence of kneeling in...