Local News


Take me out to the ballgame: Oriole Park though the eyes of the team’s biggest fan
Jul 24 2014
For those who moonlight as the Oriole Bird, mascot of the Baltimore Orioles, making people smile brings great joy.

Slade School investigation closed; no charges filed
Jul 23 2014
Dr. Edmondson updated the Slade community on the results of a sexual abuse investigation July 22.

Maryland bishops call for compassion for vulnerable immigrant children
Jul 23 2014
Archbishop William E. Lori was among the bishops that issued the following statement July 23, “Bishops call for compassion in addressing needs of vulnerable immigrant children.”

Catholic Charities not daunted by immigrant proposal push-back
Jul 22 2014
After news broke July 17 of Catholic Charities of Baltimore’s aim to house minors at a Baltimore-area facility, responses have been mixed.

From youth ministry in Walkersville to South Bend administrator
Jul 22 2014
Picture several thousand high school students filled with the Holy Spirit standing in a field house.

Executive order prohibits firing of gays by U.S. government, contractors
Jul 21 2014
UPDATED to clarify lead paragraph -- "Today's executive order is unprecedented and extreme and should be opposed," said Archbishop William E. Lori of Baltimore.

Halethorpe funeral offered for Father Messer, 90
Jul 21 2014
A funeral Mass for Father Joseph Valentine Messer was offered July 21 at Church of the Ascension in Halethorpe. Father Messer died July 16. He was 90.

Longtime Mercy volunteer concludes more than five decades of service
Jul 20 2014
A 1937 graduate of IND, Anna Hergenroeder volunteered for 52 years at Mercy Hospital.

Nationally recognized formation program doesn’t take a vacation
Jul 19 2014
“It really brings something else, another set of tools, when you’re doing your planning or discussion.” - Monica Souza

Catholic Charities aims to house 50 unaccompanied immigrant youths
Jul 18 2014
Catholic Charities of Baltimore is applying to house 50 children and youths who have crossed the U.S.-Mexico border.