August 27, 2012

The Splendor of Routine

It’s hard to believe that Labor Day weekend has arrived. Filled with wistful thoughts of a waning summer we might be tempted to treat Labor Day simply as a final summer holiday before the busyness of the fall. And, of course, we should all try to have an enjoyable Labor Day holiday. Our enjoyment, however,...
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St. John’s Catholic Prep settles on purchase of Buckeystown campus

St. John’s Catholic Prep in Frederick has announced the settlement on the purchase of its new Buckeystown campus, which formerly housed St. Thomas More Academy.
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Archbishop Lori celebrates Red Mass in Dallas

Baltimore Archbishop William E. Lori, chairman of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops’ Ad Hoc Committee on Religious Liberty, celebrated a Red Mass, for members of the legal profession, in Dallas Aug. 26. The text of Archbishop Lori’s homily at the Cathedral Shrine of the Virgin of Guadalupe follows.
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Archbishop Lori welcomes students back to school

St. Agnes School's Patrick Ogden did not sugar coat his response when Archbishop William E. Lori asked he was glad to be back in school.
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I once was on a blind date, but now I see…

  It was sort of a blind date. I had met a man on a Catholic dating website, spoken with him several times on the phone, and we were meeting in person for the first time. He suggested we meet at a midpoint between our homes. We settled on dining in downtown Ellicott
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Life lessons from a Baltimore icon

  I feel extremely fortunate to have ever been introduced to Patrick “Scunny” McCusker. A gregarious, fun-loving man with a huge heart, his life was sadly cut short at the age of 49. There is definitely a palpable sadness in the air in Canton – a real feeling of loss. But
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