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Sister Edith Stricker, D.C., religious sister for eight decades, dies at 98
Feb 25 2017
Sister Edith Stricker, D.C., was born in Baltimore and ministered as a Daughter of Charity for 80 years.

Good Shepherd Services ponders next steps as youth pulled from residential program
Feb 24 2017
“Heartbreaking” was how Michele Wyman described the reaction of Good Shepherd Services staff and leadership to the decision of the Maryland Department of Juvenile Services and Department of Human Resources to remove 49 youths from the care of the 153-year-old institution.

Parkton parish school transitioning to early learning center
Feb 24 2017
Our Lady of Grace School in Parkton will discontinue grades first through eighth at the end of the current school year, and will expand its pre-school options in 2017-18, to include pre-kindergarten for 2-year-olds, in addition to its current pre-K-3, pre-K-4 and kindergarten levels.

This Lent, meat OK’d for St. Patrick’s Day in the Archdiocese of Baltimore
Feb 23 2017
Catholics wishing to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day with corned beef may do so this year, even though March 17 falls on a Friday of Lent.

School Sister served as Keough principal, college treasurer, provincial leader
Feb 23 2017
School Sister of Notre Dame Dorothy Catherine Arthur died Feb. 8. Her ministry ranged from secondary education to colleges to helping lead her order.

Father Tittler, former Franciscan who became archdiocesan priest, remembered for kindness
Feb 22 2017
Father Leo R. Tittler, who died Feb. 18 at 82, was remembered as a caring and generous priest.

Coffee & Doughnuts with Joe Breschi
Feb 22 2017
Joe Breschi, a Towson native and the men’s lacrosse coach at the University of North Carolina, sits down with the Catholic Review.

Big man Smith looks to keep Mount St. Joseph rolling
Feb 22 2017
Jalen Smith of Mount St. Joseph swept the Player of the Year and Defensive Player of the Year honors.

Archbishop Lori to pastoral planners at MAC: Is your blueprint Babel or Pentecost?
Feb 18 2017
Building up the church involves more than simply repeating "churchy" language.

Mastering Fitness: Broadened PE curriculums encourage student movement
Feb 18 2017
Children and adolescents are advised to do more than 60 minutes or more of physical activity each day.