Boomers and Beyond


Seniors and students connect on the court
Mar 23 2012
Students and seniors shared laughter and conversation in a March Madness event at Oak Crest Retirement Community.

Former CRS president receives Laetare Medal
Mar 19 2012
The University of Notre Dame has announced that former Catholic Relief Services President Ken Hackett will receive its 2012 Laetare Medal. The Laetare Medal is the oldest and most prestigious honor given to American Catholics.

Mount St. Joseph names St. John Alumnus of the Year
Mar 18 2012
Mount St. Joseph High School in Irvington has named Edward St. John as its 2012 Alumnus of the Year. St. John, chairman of the board and CEO of St. John Properties, is a 1955 graduate of the school.

Ancient Order of Hibernians honor Sally Murphy
Mar 15 2012
The Maryland Ladies Ancient Order of Hibernians Inc. dedicated a commemorative street sign for “Sally Murphy Way” March 9.

Hibernians honor housing pioneer
Mar 08 2012
When the simmering mortgage crisis boiled over in 2008, Vinnie Quayle – near the end of a long career of fighting the good fight – was tired.

Taking 100 in stride at Stella Maris
Feb 10 2012
It was 83 years ago, but Elizabeth Emma Rather remembers how she and her fellow students at Baltimore’s Institute of Notre Dame were required to leave the classroom backwards and bless themselves with holy water placed near the door on their way out.

Calvert Hall grad heads state VA health system
Feb 10 2012
Calvert Hall graduate Dennis Smith shares how his career and family life have been supported and energized by his Catholic faith.

Wit & Wisdom: I feel the earth move
Nov 17 2011
So where were you when the Aug. 23 earthquake hit? I was hearing confessions at Oak Crest in a room off the chapel. The whole room and chapel shook. After that, no one else came to confession! I guess people figured: “Don’t go in there! What kind of penance is Father Joe handing out?”

Safety, security are benefits to independent living
Nov 17 2011
When considering the plusses of a continuing care retirement community, most individuals think in terms of cost, quality of life and access to round-the-clock health care, among other considerations.

Do the things you want in retirement
Nov 17 2011
The Merriam-Webster Dictionary lists one of the definitions for “resort” as “a place providing recreation and entertainment especially to vacationers.”