January 22, 2013

Sister M. Gillet Beach, I.H.M., dies

A funeral Mass for Sister M. Gillet Beach, a member of the Sisters, Servants of the Immaculate Hearts of Mary, was offered Jan. 15 at Our Lady of Peace Residence in Scranton, Pa. Sister Gillet died Jan. 10. She was 100.
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Sister M. Gabriel Kane, I.H.M., dies

A funeral Mass for Sister M. Gabriel Kane, a member of the Sisters, Servants of the Immaculate Heart of Mary, was offered Jan. 21 in Scranton, Pa.
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Baltimore archdiocese reaches 100,000 screenings in child protection efforts

Jon Ellwanger was the 100,000th person to go through a background screening in the Archdiocese of Baltimore.
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Who will show the face of God?

Times have changed since my days in grade school in a Chicago suburb. Back then, our school was staffed by about a dozen nuns and a similar number of lay teachers. The parish was staffed by three or four priests at a time, including the one primarily assigned to ministry at the hospital within the...
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Time with Jesus in the great outdoors

Last weekend was beautiful, particularly mild for mid-to-late January. The sun was shining, the sky was a brilliant blue and the blast of frigid air had not yet traveled east.  I took advantage of the nice weather Sunday afternoon – before the Ravens game, of course – and went for a
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Wondering which team to cheer for, Mama Harbaugh?

  As a mother of two boys who are 25 months apart, I feel for Jackie Harbaugh. We have an ongoing discussion in our house—who gets the bigger piece of watermelon, who gets more noodles in his soup, and which one gets to climb into the car first. I try to remain impartial,
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