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Maryland physician-assisted suicide bill withdrawn from State Senate
Mar 03 2017
The lead sponsor of the Richard E. Israel and Roger “Pip” Moyer End-of-Life Option Act has withdrawn the bill – which would legalize physician-assisted suicide in Maryland – from consideration in the State Senate.

Trinitarian’s ministry ranged from prison to Head Start to Franciscan Center
Mar 03 2017
Trinitarian Father Aaron Dowdell, whose ministry in the Archdiocese of Baltimore included a refuge for men experiencing homelessness, Head Start programs and directing the Franciscan Center, died Feb. 13.

Record number of students rally for school choice in Annapolis
Mar 02 2017
Nearly 1,400 students rallied on Lawyers Mall and directly engaged their legislators in support of the BOOST scholarship program.

Names and Numbers: 70th jubilee for Maryknoll Sister, honors for Hickory Holy Name
Mar 02 2017
The newest installment of Names and Numbers features an enduring Maryknoll Sister, teacher honors and more.

Notre Dame Prep headmistress who ushered school into 21st Century dies at 87
Mar 01 2017
Sister Christine Marie Mulcahy of the School Sisters of Notre Dame was remembered for both her leadership of Notre Dame Preparatory School and of her congregation.

Catholics begin Lent by receiving ashes
Mar 01 2017
Many Catholics throughout the Archdiocese of Baltimore are heading to church March 1 to begin the 40-day preparation for Easter.

Legendary city pastor, caretaker of ‘homeless park,’ reflects after 48 years as active priest
Feb 28 2017
A man of words, Father Richard Lawrence has led a parish of action.

Archbishop Lori makes historic visit to Morgan State University
Feb 28 2017
Archbishop Lori praised trailblazing leaders, such as Father Charles Uncles, Mother Mary Elizabeth Lange and Cardinal Lawrence Shehan.

‘Homeless Jesus’ statue on view in Baltimore Archdiocese during Lent
Feb 28 2017
Lent in the Archdiocese of Baltimore will include the exhibition of a copy of the “Homeless Jesus” statue.

‘Duty to God’ at center of Baltimore Archdiocese annual Scout Mass
Feb 27 2017
“The most important thing to me is duty to God,” 15-year-old Grayson Phillips said.