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Warming hearts, hearth at St. Alphonsus
Jul 10 2008
The first dinner Gladys Kemp made for the priests at St. Alphonsus Rodriguez in Woodstock didn’t turn out too well – she burned the meal.

Warming hearts, hearth at St. Alphonsus
Jun 29 2008
The first dinner Gladys Kemp made for the priests at St. Alphonsus Rodriguez in Woodstock didn’t turn out too well – she burned the meal.

Lebanese archbishop: Election of new president marks new beginning
May 28 2008
BEIRUT, Lebanon – The May 25 election of Lebanon’s new president and an agreement signed by rival political leaders mark a fresh start for the country, said a Lebanese archbishop.

Northwood parish recognized
May 17 2008
St. Matthew, Northwood, was recognized by the Arc of Baltimore May 7 at the organization’s annual banquet for implementing a Parents Day Out Program, an opportunity for respite for parents of children with developmental disabilities.

Popes, Power, and World Politics: From Leo XIII to Benedict XVI
May 15 2008
Pope Pius IX died in 1878. The longest-reigning pope in history spent the last eight years of his pontificate as the self-styled “prisoner of the Vatican, as the anticlerical forces of Italian reunification had incorporated the ancient Papal States into the new Kingdom of Italy. (Pius had instructed his army to fire one volley, “for honor,” and then surrender their hopeless cause.) When Pius died, fears of foreign political interference in the election of a new pope led Britain’s Cardinal Henry Edward Manning to suggest that the conclave be held in Malta, under the protective guns of the Royal Navy.

Holy Communion offers spiritual strength to the sick
May 10 2008
For years, Horace Wisniewski faithfully brought Holy Communion to the sick and dying throughout Dundalk. But after a heart attack slowed him down about a year ago, the roles changed. Now the 90-year-old extraordinary minister of Holy Communion relies on others to bring the Eucharist to him.

Holy Communion offers spiritual strength to the sick
May 08 2008
For years, Horace Wisniewski faithfully brought Holy Communion to the sick and dying throughout Dundalk. But after a heart attack slowed him down about a year ago, the roles changed. Now the 90-year-old extraordinary minister of Holy Communion relies on others to bring the Eucharist to him.

Three seminarians prepare for ordination as transitional deacons
May 05 2008
A lawyer, a professional chef and a computer specialist will take one step closer to the priesthood when Archbishop Edwin F. O’Brien ordains them transitional deacons at 10 a.m. on May 10 at the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary in Baltimore.

University’s new prize goes to entrepreneur who helps relief groups
Apr 26 2008
SAN FRANCISCO – Lynn C. Fritz, a San Francisco entrepreneur with a mission to help aid agencies speed relief to the neediest victims of natural disasters, is the recipient of the first California Prize for Service and the Common Good established by the University of San Francisco.

St. Louis couple say papal meeting boosted philanthropic goals
Apr 17 2008
WASHINGTON – St. Louis residents Charles and Shirley Drury planned what they wanted to say to Pope Benedict XVI weeks before their April 16 meeting with him in Washington, but when the moment arrived, the gregarious couple found themselves tongue-tied.