November 2, 2017

Farewell to soccer practice and Halloween, hello to stuffed peppers and November (7 Quick Takes)

It’s November! How did that happen? I am hearing people mention Thanksgiving as if it’s just around the corner.
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After Harvey, faith fuels Houston fans; team wins World Series

Tradition holds that if the parish -- which sits close to the ballpark across the street -- sells out of its rosaries on game day, the Astros will win.
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World War II, Korea and Vietnam War veterans get hero’s welcome at Baltimore airport

Well-wishers, volunteers and active military personnel cheered, waved flags and held thank-you signs. Many in a crowd that numbered hundreds deep reached out to shake the hands of beaming military veterans as they came off the airplane from Ohio.
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War brings only death, cruelty, pope says at U.S. military cemetery

In previous years, the pope marked All Souls' Day by visiting a Rome cemetery. This year, he chose to visit a U.S. military burial ground and, later in the day, the site of a Nazi massacre at the Ardeatine Caves in Rome to pray especially for all victims of war and violence.
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Loyola Blakefield returns to top in cross country

After two years of taking a backseat to Mount St. Joseph at the Maryland Interscholastic Athletic Association championships, the cross country team from Loyola Blakefield resumed its customary position Nov. 1.
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