This Christmas season, focus on the good
Dec 17 2009
If I was running a pro-life pregnancy center, and I was required by the new law to post a sign stating the services the center did not provide, I might post the following sign: “This center attempts in every way possible to help pregnant women to have healthy and happy babies. We are not, however, part of the abortion industry, and, consequently we neither counsel, nor participate in, the dismembering and killing of little ones in their mothers’ wombs. We believe that every baby deserves a birth day not a death day.”
Beans and Bread awaits upgrades
Dec 09 2009
Administrators of Beans and Bread and opponents of a $4.5 million renovation and expansion to its resource center agree that clients should wait for services inside the facility, rather than on the street.
Ijamsville youths spread Thanksgiving bounty
Dec 01 2009
IJAMSVILLE – If cooking a turkey dinner is a way of putting faith into action, the youths of St. Ignatius of Loyola have voted to act with their feet and their paring knives.
Make Thanksgiving a way of life
Nov 25 2009
Recently, I lead a Day of Recollection on “Living Our Best Life” at Bon Secours Spiritual Center in Marriottsville. Since it was a rainy day, I left really early and arrived really early – 7:30 a.m. for a day that began at 10 a.m. However, God, as always, had a surprise for me.
Follow practical tips for preventing spread of H1N1
Nov 19 2009
There’s a parable told of an angel walking into a city just as the plague was walking out of the city. The angel said to the plague: “You should be ashamed of yourself for killing all those people!” The plague replied: “I only killed a few. Fear killed the rest.”
Baltimore offers wide range of independent living options
Nov 19 2009
For seniors looking to live an active lifestyle without the responsibility of maintaining their own houses, there are a wide variety of independent living communities in the Baltimore area that offer many different features.
Iraq war widow is Baltimore native
Oct 29 2009
When Donna Gilmore looked at her newborn grandson, Cornell Winston Gilmore III, this past September, she thought about her husband.
Archdiocese young people beautify Baltimore
Jun 26 2009
Yolanda Brooks-Summerville sat on her porch June 25 and sobbed. Just the thought of walking the stairs of her Park Heights Avenue row house overwhelmed her. She has brutal knee pain and the railing that lines her stairwell wobbled as she applied pressure.
Sulpician formation guides future priests
Jun 18 2009
Wandering a long corridor flooded with light that poured in through large arched windows, Deacon Gregory Rapisarda could hardly believe St. Mary’s Seminary and University in Roland Park was his home. Thousands of men had walked the seminary’s terrazzo floors before him, and he was now following in their footsteps to the priesthood.