August 28, 2019

Former Ascension pastor and area high school principal dies at 93

Father Manuel R. Roman, a native of the U.S. Virgin Islands who was a few weeks shy of his 94th birthday when he died, was pastor of Church of the Ascension in Halethorpe from 1986 to his retirement in June 2005.
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Federal appeals court allows Indiana abortion facility to remain open

A federal court of appeals issued a narrow opinion that allows a South Bend abortion clinic to continue operating, at least for the time being.
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Seattle bishops affirm sanctity of life after man’s assisted suicide

The bishops of the Archdiocese of Seattle reiterated the Catholic Church's opposition to assisted suicide in response to a news report about a man who used a fatal drug combination to end his own life under Washington state's Death with Dignity Act.
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Pope: Proclaim God’s love through care for needy

While listening to and obeying God's word brings healing and comfort to those in need, it also can attract disdain and even hatred from others, Pope Francis said.
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Archbishop Lori’s Homily: Opening Mass at St. Mary’s Seminary, Roland Park

St. Augustine is our guide in the ways of pastoral charity. Learned though he was, skilled in rhetoric though he was, Augustine knew how to bring the faith home to ordinary people, as we so often see in his many sermons scattered throughout the Liturgy of the Hours.
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