First woman elected to head US Society of St. Vincent de Paul
Sep 07 2011
ST. LOUIS – Sheila Gilbert, a national officer for the U.S. Society of St. Vincent de Paul for the past six years, became the first woman to head the organization Sept. 3.

‘Day in the life’ varies, according to individual
Aug 04 2011
As families investigate different levels of elder care available for loved ones, developing a day-to-day mental picture of a facility or type of care can be as important as the basic facts.

Seniors find socialization, help with daily life in assisted living
Aug 04 2011
For those living independently in continuing care retirement communities, making the move to assisted living may, at first glance, have a negative connotation. Yet, often the transition can dramatically improve the quality of life for an individual.

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.

Summer reading: Page-turning diversions visit Fort McHenry, Johns Hopkins, Little Italy
Jul 14 2011
American history, bioethics and personal stories of grace are among recently published books set in Baltimore or produced by a local parishioner.

Catholic college breaks ground on pregnancy, aftercare maternity home
Jun 23 2011
BELMONT, N.C. – Belmont Abbey College broke ground June 20 on a campus pregnancy and aftercare maternity home called Room at the Inn.

Charlestown resident promotes greater public awareness of little known, understood disorder
Jun 16 2011
Boarding the elevator recently to take them to a dining room for their evening meal in the Charlestown Retirement Community, Ed and Dottie Arnold were greeted by another couple on the same journey.

De Sales campus opens new convent for Nashville Dominicans
Jun 15 2011
CATONSVILLE – Dominican Sister of St. Cecilia Amelia Hueller relaxed in the sitting room of a new convent and reflected upon the benefactors who made it possible.

For three decades, Our Daily Bread has fed body and spirit
May 26 2011
Our Daily Bread lives the Gospel – specifically, Mt 25: 35 – and has done so every day for the past 30 years.

Perseverance, cooperation key for relocating Haitians from camps
May 10 2011
PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti – It took more than a year, but Gregoire Jean has his wife and five kids back at home.