May 7, 2015

Pope signs decrees in causes for Blessed Serra, married couple, martyrs

Although he already has said he will canonize Blessed Junipero Serra in Washington in September, Pope Francis formally approved a sentence by members of the Congregation for Saints’ Causes recommending the move.
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Sister Maura Walsh, M.H.S.H., dies

A funeral Mass for Sister Maura Walsh, a member of Baltimore’s Mission Helpers of the Sacred Heart for 69 years, will be held May 8.
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Ladies find fun, fellowship par for the course

Charles Linn was eager to share the game of golf with his wife, Jo Ann.
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Movie Review: Far from the Madding Crowd

In this fourth film adaptation of the classic work, director Thomas Vinterberg aims squarely at the “Downton Abbey” fan base while remaining faithful to his source.
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Former Mount St. Mary’s president named new president of St. John’s Catholic Prep

Thomas Powell, who retired in March 2015 as president of Mount St. Mary’s University in Emmitsburg, will assume the role of president of St. John’s Catholic Prep.
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