July 26, 2012

Catholic Priest, Parishioners Walk 100 Miles from Hancock to Baltimore to Promote Religious Freedom

Father John “Jack” Lombardi, Pastor of St. Peter Catholic Church in Hancock, Maryland, and a group of Catholics from the parish and surrounding areas will walk from the Western Maryland parish to the Baltimore Basilica, July 29-August 5, to promote religious freedom. “This is a pilgrimage of religious freedom to witness to others along the...
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Baltimore mayor stars in new coalition’s first DREAM Act ad

Baltimore City Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake calls the Maryland DREAM Act “right” and “fair” in an advertisement launched July 23 by the measure’s advocacy group, Educating Maryland Kids.
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Baltimore County will honor Olympic medalist from Mount St. Joe

 Good news on the Tommy Hannan/Olympian Park front.Marjorie Hampson, the director of the Baltimore County Office of Tourism and Promotion, saw my blog entry on Hannan, a Mount St. Joseph grad and gold medal swimmer at the 2000 Sydney Olympics, being absent from the county’s Olympian Park in Towson.Hampson followed
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Religious communities assist asylum seekers

Asylee Women Enterprise (A.W.E.), a Lutherville-based nonprofit organization helps women seeking asylum.
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‘In service of one, in service of all’

As this issue of the Catholic Review goes to press, I am preparing to take part in the annual convention of the Knights of Columbus, which will be held this year in Anaheim, California.
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