Seven Loyola hospital employees donate kidneys to strangers
May 19 2011
MAYWOOD, Ill. – Loyola University Medical Center is a very giving place to work – so much so that within the past year, seven female employees donated their kidneys as part of the center’s Pay-It-Forward Kidney Transplant Program.
Bishops, Knights urged to take action to help storm victims in South
May 06 2011
WASHINGTON – In an effort to help Southern dioceses recover from the devastating tornados of late April, the president of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops has approved a national relief collection and Knights of Columbus members in Alabama have been asked to be a visible presence in the devastated areas.
Inspiring story rescues man from darkest night
Apr 28 2011
While venting about the excruciating pain he had been experiencing from being trampled by a horse at work, Luis realized that the pain throughout his body and the paralysis of his right hand may be permanent. How could he work? How would his wife and two daughters in Guatemala survive? Luis is uninsured and his former employer is not taking financial responsibility. Lionel and I listened attentively to Luis’s lamentations of this darkest night.
Challenges are Opportunities for Future of our Church
Apr 14 2011
Dear People of the Archdiocese of Baltimore,
The issue of a shortage of priests has always been with our Church. Whether in the early days of the newly reated Diocese of Baltimore or when European immigration was at its zenith, bishops have always contended with the issue of having enough priests to serve the spiritual needs of the people.