August 19, 2015

A shore thing

Some of my fondest childhood memories include summers on the Chesapeake Bay with my family. On many occasions, this meant that my company included my dad, my uncles, my cousins, and my beloved grandfather. With our moms working back at home, and our dads running trot lines, we kids spend
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From diverse starting points, eight new seminarians converge on path to priesthood

Eight men have been accepted into formation by the Archdiocese of Baltimore this year. Meet the newest seminarians.
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Few but varied images of Blessed Serra spark inspiration, controversy

When Jen Norton decided to paint Blessed Junipero Serra, she turned to the Internet to see what images of him exist.
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Long ago lesson in welcoming the stranger

I’ve never worshipped at St. Peter in Hancock, but I have recited plenty of prayers near that Washington County town.Father Jack Lombardi, pastor of St. Peter, heard this story July 22, when he rode shotgun as we drove the route, from the Baltimore Basilica to the “Rocky” steps at the
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Archbishop Lori pays visit to key partner in bringing relief to West Baltimore

In a warehouse large enough to hide the Ark of the Covenant, Archbishop Lori made a visit to the Maryland Food Bank in Halethorpe, Maryland.
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Head of Scottish bishops apologizes to abuse victims, Catholics

The president of the Scottish bishops’ conference offered a “profound apology” to victims of child abuse following review of church safeguarding procedures.
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When Mama’s away on a work trip…

Since adopting Daniel four years ago, I have traveled three times for work: once when our university's men’s basketball team was competing in the NCAA Tournament in Pittsburgh, once for a staff retreat in Western Maryland, and once this week for a meeting in Richmond, Va.I did all I could
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