February 3, 2012

AFRICENTRIC | Matters that matter

As we walk into this new year, new challenges await us. Sometimes when faced with looming challenges, the bountiful blessings given by God often seem to vanish or grow small in our psyché. I would like to share some thoughts on both the challenges and the blessings as “matters that matter.”
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Business profile: Loyola MBA grads launch marketing and communications company

Katie Baird Johnson and Karen Sterling are no strangers to the corporate world. But as wives and mothers, they had a desire to strike more of a balance in life while also fulfilling career goals. The pair, who met while working for BP, teamed up to develop a business plan and launch their marketing and...
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Young adults play a role in parish planning

Dozens of young adults came to the Catholic Center, the Archdiocese of Baltimore’s headquarters, Jan. 29 for a parish planning listening session.
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Father DeAscanis calls it ‘reckless’ to try and change the definition of marriage

Father Michael DeAscanis, pastor of St. Agnes in Catonsville and St. William of York in Baltimore, speaks out forcefully in support of traditional marriage during an Annapolis rally Jan. 30. Assistant Managing Editor George Matysek captured his speech on video. Hundreds attended the evening rally. A full story will be available soon.
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Movie Review: Big Miracle

NEW YORK –“Free Willy,” the 1993 whale rescue film, looks like child’s play when compared to “Big Miracle” (Universal), in which not one but three giant mammals are trapped in Arctic ice.
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Updated: Father Cote, chaplain to religious sisters, dies

People who know Father Joseph Cote well weren’t surprised by the way he died: on his way to celebrate a Jan. 27 Mass for retired School Sisters of Notre Dame at Villa Assumpta in Baltimore.
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Vocations talks open eyes of St. Margaret students

St. Margaret School in Bel Air marked Catholic Schools Week in unique ways, including a day that featured a question and answer session with priests, sisters, deacons and brothers. Both the elementary and middle school campuses took part in the discussions.
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Quarterback’s ups and downs ring true for teen

POTOMAC, Md. – In a football season marked by amazing fourth-quarter comebacks and four overtime victories, Denver Broncos quarterback Tim Tebow not only connected with wide receivers racing for the end zone.
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