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  • Lenten observers take their Ashes to Go

    Lenten observers take their Ashes to Go
    Leta Dunham got her breakfast order to go at a Roland Avenue Starbucks Wednesday morning: a grande triple skim latte in her cup and, on her forehead, an ashen reminder that we are all destined to become dust. Dunham was among Ash Wednesday observers who...
  • Grace Sullivan a standout student at St. Louis School [Clarksville]

    Grace Sullivan, who recently graduated from 8th grade at St. Louis School, received the Knott scholarship, the Gateway Academic Achievement Award and Sister Helen Marie Duffy Scholarship. The Knott scholarship provides full four-year tuition to Catholic...
  • John Carroll School renovating former convent to house international students

    John Carroll School renovating former convent to house international students
    When The John Carroll School in Bel Air opened its doors in September 1964, The Sisters of St. Joseph served as the faculty and lived in a building on campus officially known as the John Carroll Faculty House. By the early 2000s, only two sisters were...
  • Baltimore Catholic schools: stronger, but still in need of help

    Baltimore Catholic schools: stronger, but still in need of help
    It has been nearly three years since my predecessor, Cardinal Edwin O'Brien, and the Blue Ribbon Committee on Catholic Schools released the Strategic Plan for Catholic schools in the Archdiocese of Baltimore. Since that time, enrollment declines have been...
  • Fourth Circuit overturns ruling on abortion signs

    Fourth Circuit overturns ruling on abortion signs
    The U.S. 4th Circuit Court of Appeals overturned Wednesday a lower court ruling striking down a Baltimore ordinance that required pregnancy clinics to post signs stating if they do not provide abortions. Judge Robert B. King wrote in a majority opinion...
  • Maryland Dream Act supporters launch campaign to uphold law

    Maryland Dream Act supporters launch campaign to uphold law
    Amid chants and cheers, a group including clergy, unions and a university president rallied Wednesday in support of Maryland's law to give tuition breaks to illegal immigrants. "Vote yes for education! Vote yes for Maryland students!" yelled Karina, a...
  • Basilica reconstruction work starts Aug. 1

    Basilica reconstruction work starts Aug. 1
    A multi-month session of earthquake-related repairs to Baltimore's Basilca of the Assumption will start next week, after being delayed from its original start date, a representative for the Archdiocese of Baltimore wrote in an email on Wednesday. "The...
  • Monsignor Damien Nalepa, W. Baltimore pastor

    Monsignor Damien Nalepa, W. Baltimore pastor
    Monsignor Damien George Nalepa, the pastor of a West Baltimore Roman Catholic parish who led campaigns to take guns out of his neighborhood, died of an apparent heart attack Saturday. He was 70. Sean Caine, a spokesman for the Archdiocese of Baltimore,...
  • Cardinal Gibbons adds Class of 2012 to list two years after school's closing

    Cardinal Gibbons adds Class of 2012 to list two years after school's closing
    Though the Cardinal Gibbons School closed two years ago, the Class of 2012 was welcomed to the school's alumni after a celebration at theUniversity of Maryland, Baltimore CountySaturday. The celebration occurred on what would have been the 50th...
  • City's pregnancy center law gets new hearing

    City's pregnancy center law gets new hearing
    A federal appeals court has granted a new hearing in a case challenging whether Baltimore can require faith-based pregnancy counseling centers to post signs saying they don't offer abortion or birth control advice and services. The decision filed...
  • Vatican II: Not a break but a continuum

    Vatican II: Not a break but a continuum
    In October 2012 the Church will observe the 50th Anniversary of the opening of the Second Vatican Council. Like every anniversary, it is a time to look back and to look ahead. There will be many articles and talks on the history of the council and its...
  • St. Thomas Aquinas principal retires

    When students return to St. Thomas Aquinas on Aug. 27, Sister Marie Rose Gusatus won't be leading the longtime Catholic school in Hampden. Gustatus, one of the last remaining nuns to serve as principal of a Catholic school in the Archdiocese of...