May 25, 2007

Knights of Columbus holds annual convention

During the 109th annual Knights of Columbus Convention Awards Ceremony on May 19 Michael Sallese, state program director, welcomed all to the awards program and invited State Chaplain Monsignor Jeremiah Kenney, KCHS, to say the opening prayer. “The awards to be presented today are based on a set of criteria that councils must meet to...
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Sister Mary Lanahan, S.N.D. de N.

Sister Mary Lanahan, S.N.D. de N., died at Peninsula Medical Center in Salisbury May 23 from congestive heart failure. Sr. Mary was 73 years of age and had lived 55 of her years in the Sisters of Notre Dame de Namur. Memorial services will be held at a later date.
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National shrine in Washington to build Italian chapel

WILMINGTON, Del. – The Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception in Washington contains chapels representing many Catholic ethnic groups in the United States – with one big exception. “Where is the Italian chapel?” Wilmington Bishop Michael A. Saltarelli has often asked. That very omission is why he, a cardinal and three other...
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Nurse of the year announced

St. Agnes Hospital, Baltimore, announced that Ann Stromberg, R.N., is the hospital’s 2007 Nurse of the Year. Ms. Stromberg was chosen from a number of nominees who exhibit excellence in the application of evidence-based practice, initiative, advocacy, team support and in projecting a positive image of nursing.
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Sister Mary Magdalita Ginty, O.P. dies

A funeral Mass for Sister Mary Magdalita Ginty, O.P., was offered May 22 in the Queen of the Rosary Chapel at Sinsinawa, Wis. She was 88.
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