December 9, 2016

Father Casimir Melvin Peterson; Funeral Remarks

I. A Sketch of His Life A. This morning, we commend to the Lord of life and love a good and faithful priest, Father Casimir Melvin Peterson. We also give thanks to our Heavenly Father for the many gifts of nature and grace which Father Peterson was endowed and for his dedicated priestly ministry in...
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Volunteer at Timonium Parish Accused of Child Sexual Abuse

Terence Smalls, a former volunteer at the Church of the Nativity in Timonium, was arrested yesterday on charges of child sex abuse. Mr. Smalls began volunteer work with the church in 2010 and was involved in various children’s programs. On December 2, 2016, after being given permission by the Police to do so, the Church...
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In Jesuit publications, filmmaker Scorsese talks about his faith

Director Martin Scorsese described his new film “Silence” as a major stage in his pilgrimage of faith.
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Official Statement: Volunteer at Timonium parish accused of child sexual abuse

Terence Smalls, a former volunteer at the Church of the Nativity in Timonium, was arrested Dec. 8 on charges of child sex abuse.
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John Glenn, American ‘icon,’ astronaut, former U.S. senator, dies at 95

Among those watching Glenn’s first space flight was St. John XXIII, who asked to be kept regularly informed about the progress of flight.
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Sister Vincentia Goeb, D.C., active in education and hospital ministries, dies

A funeral Mass for Sister Vincentia Goeb of the Daughters of Charity of St. Vincent de Paul was offered Dec. 3 at the Basilica of the National Shrine of St. Elizabeth Ann Seton in Emmitsburg. Sister Vincentia died Nov. 29.
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Tons of potatoes help West Virginia pantries put food on clients’ tables

Two food pantries in West Virginia received a donation from a Maryland farm that went a long way in putting food on their clients’ tables.
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Monsignor Alfred E. Smith, former pastor, dies at 85

Monsignor Alfred E. Smith, a priest of the Archdiocese of Baltimore for 60 years, was remembered for his humility and holiness.
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3 beautiful Christmas songs you have to hear this season

If you’re anything like me, one of the things you like most about Christmas is the music. I have it on at home, in my classroom, in my car…pretty much everywhere I go. I love to hear popular hits like “Rockin’ Around the Christmas Tree,” “Jingle Bell Rock,” and “White
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