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Maryland lawmakers hear testimony on paid sick leave
Feb 10 2017
Mary Ellen Russell, executive director of the Maryland Catholic Conference, said the bill allows people to "balance their work with the needs they have at home."

Archdiocese of Baltimore releases financial report for Fiscal Year 2015-2016
Feb 09 2017
Coming on the heels of a fiscal year that saw a 3 percent increase in parish offertory giving and increased support for the Archbishop’s Annual Appeal, the Archdiocese of Baltimore’s total operating income increased by nearly $2.2 million.

Family Night with the Blast includes local Catholic products, Archbishop Lori
Feb 09 2017
Archbishop William E. Lori will be present for the Baltimore Blast's Feb. 17 Archdiocese of Baltimore Family Night.

Some Catholic schools hold, even cut, cost of attendance
Feb 08 2017
The Catholic Review’s annual survey of cost of attendance among non-public schools in the archdiocese shows again that Catholic high schools are more affordable than all but a handful of their peers.

Sister Theresa Kane, O.S.F., longtime teacher at Immaculate Conception School
Feb 07 2017
Sister Theresa, who taught at Immaculate Conception School in Towson from 1979 until her 2006 retirement, died Feb. 3.

Cardin, CRS denounce refugee ban, vow to fight
Feb 06 2017
“The American people really don’t understand the refugee program,” Sen. Cardin said. “They have to understand who these people are.”

Names & Numbers: Catholic Schools Week roundup
Feb 06 2017
This installment of Names & Numbers is dedicated to events of Catholic Schools Week, Jan. 29-Feb. 4.

Sister Phyliss Ann Greco, O.S.F., served in parish ministry, social work
Feb 06 2017
A funeral Mass for Sister Phyllis Ann Greco was offered Jan. 27. Sister Phyllis was the former director of social services at Villa St. Michael.

The Least of These: Church helps fight opioid addiction
Feb 04 2017
Marian House in Baltimore and a substance abuse ministry at St. Margaret Parish offer support for addicts in a time of crisis.

Names & Numbers: Catholic schools excel
Feb 03 2017
In this edition of Names & Numbers, check out good news from Catholic schools in the Archdiocese of Baltimore.