Ministry News

Funeral arrangements for Bishop Newman announced

A Mass of Christian Burial will be offered May 29 at 11 a.m. at the Cathedral of Mary Our Queen in Homeland.
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Bishop Newman, remembered for doing ‘what I was asked to do’ for Baltimore Archdiocese, dies at 88

Bishop William C. Newman, a native son whose diverse service to the Archdiocese of Baltimore included being a parish priest, superintendent of schools and auxiliary bishop, died May 20 at Mercy Ridge Retirement Community in Timonium.
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A commencement goodbye

During my 19-year career, I’ve seen colleagues come and colleagues go. The hellos I look forward to. The goodbyes I dread.
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BOOST scholarship program accepting applications

Scholarships range from $1,000 to $4,400 each, with the highest amount going to students who qualify for the federal government’s free or reduced-price meals program and are transferring from public schools.
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God dreams big, wants to transform world, defeat evil, pope says

God is right by the side of each person on earth, seeing each individual’s pain and wanting to bring hope and joy, Pope Francis said.
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An adoptive mother’s thoughts on Birthmothers Day

Today, the day before Mother’s Day, is Birthmother’s Day, and I find myself wondering about the women who gave our sons life.
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7 Quick Takes: Chilly baseball games, honeysuckle, entering a new whole new world of Pokemon fun, cow birthday cards, and more

This weeks '7 Quick Takes' covers everything from chilly baseball games to entering a new whole new world of Pokemon fun.
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Plank

Baltimore Catholic school students meet Plank, their benefactor

With music, dance and games, children from four Catholic community schools in Baltimore gathered May 9 to celebrate their being the first “Plank Scholars,” a new part of Partners in Excellence (PIE).
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As a parent, every day is Christmas morning

As we watch them grow and learn and change, I realize so much of who they are seems to have nothing to do with us.
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