February 12, 2014

Babe Ruth’s diamond

One hundred years ago on St. Valentine’s Day, George Herman “Babe” Ruth Jr. began his meteoric rise in professional baseball when he signed a contract with the minor league Baltimore Orioles.
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Praying to Saint Medard, the patron saint of bad storms

   We are in the calm before the storm... a huge snowstorm. And they are calling it Pax. How ironic is that? Naming a storm the Latin word for peace brings a chuckle to those who are familiar with religious uses of the word. Pax Christi? When did they start naming
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Inside Sports: Basketball big man goes from Lithuania to Goretti to Notre Dame

En route from Lithuania to the University of Notre dame, big man prospect Martin Geben spent three seasons playing at St. Maria Goretti.
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Trailblazer: Notre Dame Prep alumna paved way for women bankers

Catherine Doehler served as a member of the Federal Reserve Board for the 5th District and was the district’s first chairwoman.
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Notes for Pope Francis’ ‘The Joy of the Gospel’

Archbishop Lori begins a series of columns on Pope Francis’ apostolic exhortation, “The Joy of the Gospel.”
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Bishop Ricard helps Oblate Sisters commemorate Mother Lange

The Oblate Sisters of Providence and members of the Mother Mary Lange Guild were among 400 worshipers at the former’s chapel in Arbutus Feb. 2
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Hackerman remembered as supporter of Catholic education

Philanthropist Willard Hackerman is being remembered in the Archdiocese of Baltimore as a generous supporter of Catholic education.
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