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Archdiocese of Baltimore

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  • Residents call for help after girls drown in ice-covered pond

    An article in the Jan. 13, 1939 edition of The Catonsville Herald and Baltimore Countian reported a grieving community requesting a solution. A meeting attended by more than a hundred residents of the Thirteenth District was held in the Arbutus Community...
  • Columbia looks to recover day after mall shooting

    Columbia looks to recover day after mall shooting
    Less than 24 hours after a shooting in The Mall in Columbia left three dead, downtown Columbia still seemed to be in a state of shock. Little Patuxent Parkway, a bustling thoroughfare leading to the mall, carried little traffic. The only contrast...
  • Arts Council names 10 young Rising Star artists [Ellicott City]

    The Ellicott City-based Howard County Arts Council announced the 10 young artists finalists for its 2014 Rising Star competition — Curtis Bannister, Musical Theater; Leiland R.W. Charles, Contemporary Dance; Joe Duffey, Irish Step Dance; Steven...
  • U.S. Catholics need to listen to the pope [Letter]

    U.S. Catholics need to listen to the pope [Letter]
    The message of Pope Francis about economic fairness is loud and clear, and we need to get with the program. Unfortunately, the current leader of the Archdiocese of Baltimore has a different agenda. He is busy leading an unsuccessful crusade to Never-Never...
  • No dread: Private school cuts hair policy

    No dread: Private school cuts hair policy
    When a representative from Cristo Rey Jesuit High School visited Danielle Cook's class, the eighth-grader thought she fit the criteria for the rigorous college preparatory high school in Baltimore. She has been a straight-A student since preschool, is...
  • Kanu Aja, former Gibbons player, signs with East Carolina

    Kanu Aja, former Gibbons player, signs with East Carolina
    There were moments when Kanu Aja thought about giving up basketball. The 6-foot-9, 245-pound power forward attended four high schools — two of which closed — in five years, in addition to battling injury and weight issues. The adversity...
  • Former Archbishop Curley priest accused of sexual abuse

    Former Archbishop Curley priest accused of sexual abuse
    A former Archbishop Curley High School student is accusing a Catholic priest and former teacher at the school with sexually abusing him on several occasions, according to a news release from the Archdiocese of Baltimore. The priest, Fr. Michael...
  • Catholic school in Hampden celebrating 140th year

    Catholic school in Hampden celebrating 140th year
    Wearing a tie and a name tag that said "alumni," Brooks Brawner, 14, stood smiling in the gymnasium of St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic School in Hampden on Nov. 8, giving tours at an open house for prospective parents. The Hampden teen, now a freshman at...
  • What do you want to be when you grow up?

    The students at St. Joan of Arc School participated in a Career Day on Tuesday, Oct. 1. Students had the opportunity to see and hear about more than 20 career opportunities. Each guest presented to small groups of children and brought displays...
  • Prominent lawyer who overcame poverty now has millions to give

    Prominent lawyer who overcame poverty now has millions to give
    Catholic schools in Baltimore propelled George W. McManus Jr. from poverty to success as a lawyer, he says, providing him a solid education. And years later, when the legal tables turned and he needed defense, priests and school officials were there as...
  • Service restored to many following water main break near Perry Hall

    Service restored to many following water main break near Perry Hall
    Water service was returned to most customers after a 12-inch main broke in the Perry Hall area Tuesday morning, according to the Baltimore Department of Public Works. The break, which occurred Tuesday in the 4100 block of Joppa Road, had disrupted...
  • Police dog credited with finding suspected burglars in Aberdeen [50 years ago]

    As taken from the pages of The Aegis dated Thursday, Sept. 26, 1963: A police dog was credited with the capture and arrest of two burglars 50 years ago this week. A telephone operator alerted police that Jarusek's Carry Out Restaurant on Route 40 in...