July 10, 2007

Parishioners glad to have converts as pastors

With reference to “Is the ordination of married converts new?” (Father John Dietzen, CR, June 28), it may be of interest to note that the practice of ordaining married Lutheran ministers was begun in 1951.
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Looking forward to Mass in Latin

Just read the article on the Tridentine Mass decision and feel very strongly that Cardinal O’Malley is wrong that there is little interest in the U.S.
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Irish group holds reunion

The members of the Ballykilcline Society, a group of descendants of Irish Immigrants from the County Roscommon, Ireland, will have a reunion Mass with Bishop W. Francis Malooly, western vicar, at St. Joseph, Cockeysville, July 21 at 10 a.m.
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Sister M. Rene Stewart, M.H.S.H., dies at 75

A Mass of Christian Burial was held for Sister M. Rene Stewart, a Mission Helper of the Sacred Heart, June 9. She died of brain cancer at Mercy Medical Center, Baltimore, on June 5 at the age of 75.
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