November 5, 2019

Teen who gave life to save classmates long known as hero

Even before he died saving his classmates from a shooter at his school, 18-year-old Kendrick Castillo was known for going out of his way to help others.
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Catholic, other religious groups endorse ‘Faithful Democracy’ statement

Six Catholic organizations have joined with other religious groups and denominational bodies in endorsing a wide-ranging platform calling for urgent attention to the nation's democratic principles with the national election one year away.
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Sister Mary Montgomery, former co-superintendent of Baltimore Archdiocese schools, dies at 82

Sister Mary Montgomery, who broke new ground as co-superintendent of Catholic schools for the Archdiocese of Baltimore, died Oct. 29 in Wisconsin.
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Sister Kathleen Tobin, OSF, taught in Rosedale

Sister Kathleen Tobin, who had been a professed member of the Sisters of St. Francis of Philadelphia for 78 years, died Oct. 31 at age 102.
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Sister Mary Patrick Costello, D.C., taught in Baltimore Archdiocese

After teaching in New York and Washington, D.C., she taught at St. Martin School in Baltimore, 1967-76; St. Dominic School in Hamilton, 1982-90; and Mother Seton School in Emmitsburg, 1990-92. From 2000 to 2003 and again from 2006 to 2009 she was the assistant at Villa St. Michael in Emmitsburg.
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The gift of a shooting star

The other night our son was outside with his father, scanning the heavens, when a shooting star streaked across the sky.
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