April 26, 2011

Cardinal Keeler’s brother, Thomas, dies

A funeral Mass for Thomas L. Keeler, brother of Cardinal William H. Keeler, retired Archbishop of Baltimore, was to be offered April 26 at the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary.
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Letters that made a difference

Father Milton Hipsley holds his rosary at his Mercy Ridge residence in Timonium last year. (CR/Owen Sweeney III) Father Milton Hipsley's letters started arriving on my desk in the summer of 2009. Very neatly written in all capital letters, the notes always seemed focused on the importance of kindness and of taking time for
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Baltimore behind national ordination average age

Warren Tanghe was ordained a transitional deacon in February by Archbishop Edwin F. O'Brien. Photo courtesy Kitt O According to an April 25 news release from the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops, the average age of men ordained to the priesthood in 2011 is trending younger, with the average age being 34. That has...
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