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Putting students first earns Blue Ribbon for St. Joseph School in Fullerton
Sep 29 2016
Students’ happily shrieking, copious blue balloons and Kool and the Gang’s “Celebration” playing, it was clear that something was going on at St. Joseph School.

Family feel, modern tools lift OLPH School in Ellicott City to national Blue Ribbon honor
Sep 29 2016
Our Lady of Perpetual Help School in Ellicott City was was one of 329 schools named a Blue Ribbon School of Excellence Sept. 28 by the U.S. Department of Education.

Ellicott City, Fullerton parish schools earn national Blue Ribbon award
Sep 28 2016
St. Joseph School in Fullerton and Our Lady of Perpetual Help School in Ellicott City received the National Blue Ribbon School of Excellence Award.

Deacon McKenna served many countenances of one master
Sep 28 2016
Deacon John I. McKenna, who died Sept. 22 at 85, was remembered for his singular commitments in multiple arenas.

Sister Mary Helen McCreary served as teacher, administrator
Sep 27 2016
A funeral Mass for Religious Sister of Mercy Mary Helen McCreary was offered Sept. 23 at Mercy Villa, the Religious Sisters of Mercy retirement home in Baltimore.

Benefit for Catholic education raises spirits, $800,000
Sep 27 2016
The more than $800,000 expected to be raised by the Archdiocese of Baltimore’s annual gala for education will support 160 scholarships and more.

Filipino community celebrates saints, faith and culture
Sep 26 2016
The sixth annual Archdiocese of Baltimore Filipino Saints Fiesta Celebration at the Cathedral of Mary Our Queen wove together culture and faith.

Thriving Harford parish marks 225th anniversary in 18th-century style
Sep 26 2016
Worshippers, some in 18th century garb, packed St. Ignatius Church Sept. 25 to open the 225th anniversary year of the Hickory parish.

Archdiocese of Baltimore welcomes new principals, presidents
Sep 23 2016
Archdiocese of Baltimore Catholic schools welcomed 10 new presidents and principals for the 2016-17 academic year.

Mercy physician survives car crash with help from a man she calls 'an angel'
Sep 21 2016
“I didn’t burn to death,” Boling said. “I’m alive and that’s a miraculous thing.”