November 7, 2012

DREAM Act, same-sex marriage pass in Maryland

President Barack Obama is re-elected as Maryland votes to approve the DREAM Act and same-sex marriage.
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Archbishop Lori calls same-sex marriage passage ‘a wake-up call’

Maryland and Maine were the first two U.S. states to legalize same-sex marriage by popular vote Nov. 6, breaking a 32-state streak of the public voting in favor of marriage remaining a union of one man and one woman.
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The Vigil of All Saints

 While many people were handing out candy and going to parties Oct. 31, I went to a very special service at my parish, SS Philip and James – The Vigil of All Saints.Now, I am a fan of Halloween. I think it’s fun to see people try to scare each
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Saints inspire us to say yes to God

Last Thursday, Catholics around the world celebrated the feast of All Saints.  As a school community, Calvert Hall gathered to reflect on sainthood and the call for each of us to be holy.  As Ben Capone, a senior at Calvert Hall, shared with us at Mass, "The call to holiness begins with
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Josephite Father John George Harfmann dies

Josephite Father John George Harfmann, who had served St. Peter Claver, Baltimore, and St. Pius V, Harlem Park, died Oct. 30 after a long illness. He was 77.
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Are you being called to adopt?

  When John and I started on our adoption journey, I didn’t have many expectations of the other adoptive parents we would encounter. But I did assume that most of them—like us—would have experienced infertility. What we discovered was that many couples were in a similar position to ours. But we also
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