July 31, 2018

Baltimore Basilica launches plan to be ‘radically open’

Leaders of the Baltimore Basilica are launching a plan to increase the hours the church is open, while simultaneously commissioning "urban missionaries" whose ministry will focus on developing relationships with people on the city’s streets.
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Religious liberty ‘rooted in dignity of human person,’ says Archbishop Kurtz

Archbishop Joseph E. Kurtz of Louisville, Kentucky, gave three reasons why religious freedom is important to the Catholic Church in a speech July 30 at a conference on the issue at the Justice Department in Washington.
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Sister M. Francis Regis Vagt, I.H.M., dies at 85

Sister M. Francis Regis Vagt, who taught at St. Rita Elementary School in Baltimore from 1960-65, died July 28. She was 85.
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Bringing it all back home to Baltimore, Father Whitt still teaching

Father Reginald Whitt, who converted to Catholicism as a student at what was then Loyola College, finally has an assignment in his hometown, in the “healing ministry” of the archdiocesan Tribunal.
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