Archdiocese welcomes new principals and presidents
Aug 18 2011
Madelyn Ball The John Carroll School, Bel Air

Camp St. Vincent: Homeless children enjoy summer haven
Aug 17 2011
For Tammie Maynard of Booth House, a homeless shelter in Mount Vernon, Camp St. Vincent has served two purposes toward her and her daughter’s well-being.

California pilgrims discover Spanish culture in Toledo cathedral
Aug 15 2011
TOLEDO, Spain – World Youth Day pilgrims who wanted to dip a toe in Spain’s rich and deep Christian history discovered the Cathedral of St. Mary of Toledo was not a bad place to start.

Diocese of Orange increases its bid for Crystal Cathedral
Aug 15 2011
ORANGE, Calif. – The Diocese of Orange has upped its bid to buy the Crystal Cathedral complex in Garden Grove from $50 million to $53.6 million.

WYD and vocations: Young want to be heard, invited, challenged
Aug 12 2011
VATICAN CITY – While the Catholic Church seeks to help earthlings reach their true home in heaven, too often it treats its younger members as if they were from another planet, a top Vatican official said.

John Carroll Patriots take the lead in journalism
Aug 11 2011
Bel Air – The John Carroll School’s student newspaper, The Patriot, might just be a breeding ground for some successful future journalists – that is, if its 2010-2011 awards list is any indication.

Mercy Ridge celebrates 10 years, strong community
Aug 04 2011
TIMONIUM – When Mercy Ridge Retirement Community celebrates, it does so in style. The retirement and assisted living community celebrated its 10th anniversary July 11. Old and new friends reunited to see a slideshow, enjoy an elaborate dinner, anniversary cake and champagne, and watch fireworks.

Daughters of Charity to form new U.S. province
Aug 04 2011
Four existing U.S. provinces of the Daughters of Charity of St. Vincent de Paul are merging into a single province to be known as the “Province of St. Louise.”

Jesuits sell historic 7th-century St. Cuthbert Gospel for $14.7 million
Aug 03 2011
LONDON - The Jesuits have sold the historic St. Cuthbert Gospel - believed the oldest intact book produced in Europe - to the British Library for $14.7 million.

WYD pilgrims’ task: Help pope revive faith in Spain
Jul 31 2011
VATICAN CITY – Pope Benedict XVI will visit Spain in late August, celebrating the youthfulness and vigor of Catholic faith in a country where the Catholic majority often seems to have little or no impact on modern public life.