July 5, 2017

Catching fireflies and memories

Dusk is falling as we head outside. It’s time to catch fireflies. Our boys run around the yard, chasing the fireflies as they light up and then fade into the dim evening light. Their little hands reach into the bushes, down toward the grass, and up into the sky, as they try to capture the...
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Baltimore native served 21 years as chaplain in US Air Force

A funeral Mass for Conventual Franciscan Father Samuel Zebron was offered June 27 at St. Mark Church in Boynton Beach, Fla. The Baltimore native was 84 years old when he died June 19.
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School Sister of Notre Dame who spent decade teaching in Howard County dies

A funeral Mass for School Sister of Notre Dame Mary Amalia Menardi was offered June 19 in the Chapel of Villa Notre Dame in Wilton, Conn. Sister Amalia died June 13 at age 99 at Lourdes Health Care Center in Wilton.
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As the partial travel ban nears, agencies worry about refugees in limbo

Agencies and organizations that help refugees start new lives in the U.S. worry about the fate that awaits migrants in transit as well as those who will not be allowed into the country as the partial ban that the U.S. Supreme Court set in motion with its late June ruling goes into effect in early...
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