Reflecting on Olive’s life
Sep 02 2010
It’s possible that you never knew that Olive Murdy lived. When she died this past July she had no “celebrity” obituary.
Priests bring different gifts
Jun 17 2010
In this Year of the Priest, I have written about various priests who have touched my life. How could I allow the year to end without remembering Monsignor Marty Schwalenberg and Father Jack Hooper?
A Veterans Day thought
Nov 24 2009
The Baltimore Sun’s obituary paints a colorful picture of Christopher Coffland:
Sister Mary Rosaria Baxter, R.G.S. dies
Aug 10 2009
A funeral Mass for Sister Mary Rosaria Baxter, a Sister of the Good Shepherd, was offered July 28 in Good Shepherd Center Chapel. Sister Mary Rosaria died July 23. She was 68.
Sister Doloretta Francis O’Sullivan dies
Jul 29 2009
A funeral Mass was offered July 23 at Assisi House in Aston, Pa. for Franciscan Sister Doloretta Francis O’Sullivan. Sister Doloretta died July 19. She was 88.
Focus on the good
May 20 2009
Last month the headlines were filled with terrible stories of murders and suicides, of fathers killing their own families. The front pages of the newspaper always seem to have the bad news. That’s why I always turn to the good news in the back of the paper – the obituaries!
Story behind the photo: School Sister affected many in Baltimore
Nov 26 2008
Media outlets enjoy feedback – especially when it sheds light on a subject.
In the Oct. 23 issue of The Catholic Review, a tribute to the School Sisters of Notre Dame included a photo of an unidentified member of the order. The day after publication, an e-mail arrived from Gerard A. Kreft, a parishioner of Church of the Annunciation in Rosedale.