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Local universities celebrate high national rankings
Sep 15 2011
Baltimore’s Loyola University Maryland and Notre Dame of Maryland University and Mount St. Mary’s University in Emmitsburg were all celebrated in the Sept. 13 edition of the U.S. News & World Report’s 2011-2012 “America’s Best Colleges” survey.

Hurricane Irene dampens start to school
Sep 06 2011
It was a day Chris Leavens had been anticipating with enthusiasm all summer.

Archbishop O’Brien named head of Order of the Holy Sepulcher in Rome
Aug 31 2011
Pope Benedict XVI appointed Archbishop Edwin F. O’Brien of Baltimore as Pro-Grand Master of the Equestrian Order (Knights) of the Holy Sepulcher of Jerusalem, based in Rome. The appointment was announced simultaneously in Rome and in Washington, Aug. 29.

Archbishop O’Brien will head Holy Sepulcher, temporarily continue as apostolic administrator
Aug 29 2011
Pope Benedict XVI appointed Archbishop Edwin F. O’Brien of Baltimore as pro-grand master of the Equestrian Order (Knights) of the Holy Sepulcher of Jerusalem, based in Rome. The appointment was announced simultaneously in Rome and in Washington, Aug. 29.

Stained-glass spirituality: the power of Christ’s light
Aug 25 2011
Implementing a Twitter firewall at home is a bit like asking a roommate to hide your Halloween candy.

Guest column: The American ‘Creed’
Aug 25 2011
I am most grateful to Archbishop José H. Gomez of Los Angeles, who has given me permission to reprint a recent article of his. The second part appears this week. I am very well aware of the contentious nature of this issue among our people. I hope that Archbishop Gomez’ distinctive approach would be helpful in advancing the discussion.

Laughter really is the best medicine
Aug 25 2011
I went to see the exhibit on humor at the Visionary Arts Museum at the Inner Harbor. It celebrated both the “heights and depths” of humor – humor from the Bible to the bathroom. It’s not for everybody.

New All Saints helps fill supermarket void in city
Aug 24 2011
The Howard Park Community’s collective voice has been heard, and their prayers are on the verge of being answered.

Renewed interest growing in Mary’s role in faith life, depiction in art
Aug 23 2011
DULUTH, Minn. – There is renewed interest in Mary – her role in lives of faith, how to interpret references to her in Scripture, how she is depicted in art and literature – enough to spark a second “Mary in Our Day” conference, this one in Duluth and held on the feast of the Assumption, Aug. 15.

From chorale ensemble to marching band, students enjoy enrichment, camaraderie
Aug 18 2011
On the television show “Glee,” high school glee club members are such social misfits that bullies chuck red slushies at their classmates.