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January 26, 2012

Father Hemler, Fallston pastor, dies at 74

Father Edward B. Hemler, longtime pastor of St. Mark in Fallston and a former leader in Catholic education, died July 24 after suffering years of declining health. A 10:30 a.m. funeral Mass was to be celebrated at St. Mark July 28.
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Father Paulits, 88, guided Lake Shore parish with quiet dignity

The story of Our Lady of the Chesapeake, Lake Shore, can’t be told without Father Walter J. Paulits. The founding pastor of the Anne Arundel County parish, however, would not have sought such credit.
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Father Edward H. Nash, S.J. dies

A funeral Mass for Jesuit Father Edward H. Nash was offered May 16 at Manresa Hall near Philadelphia. Father Nash died May 11. He was 94.
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Life with Down syndrome can be rewarding for children and parents

Nineteen-year-old Alex Hudson is your typical teenager. He goes to high school, has a part-time job, plays sports year-round and loves mixing music — sometimes very loud music — on his laptop. But what sets Alex apart from the rest of this year’s graduating class at Kenwood High School in Essex is that he was...
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Principal is passionate about making a difference

When La Uanah King-Cassell applied to become the principal of Ss. James and John School in East Baltimore, the 28-year-old teacher really wasn't expecting to get the job.
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Sister Mary Rosaria Baxter, R.G.S. dies

A funeral Mass for Sister Mary Rosaria Baxter, a Sister of the Good Shepherd, was offered July 28 in Good Shepherd Center Chapel. Sister Mary Rosaria died July 23. She was 68.
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Sister Doloretta Francis O’Sullivan dies

A funeral Mass was offered July 23 at Assisi House in Aston, Pa. for Franciscan Sister Doloretta Francis O’Sullivan. Sister Doloretta died July 19. She was 88.
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Pope warns of new forms of genetic discrimination

VATICAN CITY – Pope Benedict XVI praised modern discoveries in the field of genetics, but warned of new and subtle efforts to discriminate against people with genetic defects or illnesses.
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Life not going your way? Trust God

Since I’m incredibly disorganized, I’ll probably never get around to doing it. But if I could chisel my “last sermon” on my tombstone, what I would have printed would be: “Focus on the good. An attitude of gratitude. Trust God.” Those three sentences capture the essence of a happy life.
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St. Vincent’s Center succeeds with the toughest cases

Imagine children who have been removed from their home for their own protection. Imagine that these children are abused and frightened. They have physical and psychiatric problems so deep that most care providers with the best of intentions can’t help them.
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Businesses ready to showcase related products

From Angelluz Religious Jewelry to Zumu Software and every letter in between, exhibitors at the 104th annual National Catholic Educational Association convention and exposition will display a plethora of Catholic-related products and services April 10-13. For a cleaner school, an attendee might visit the Oreck Vacuum booth; for a sweeter school The Candy Lady; for...
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