Maryvale honors late student, breaks ground on projects
May 17 2010
As a warm, spring sun shined upon their faces May 14, Bill and Maria McCarthy wondered why they were being summoned by Sister of Notre Dame de Namur Shawn Marie McGuire, the headmistress of Maryvale Preparatory School in Brooklandville.
Catholics pay respects to Archbishop Borders
Apr 23 2010
When Deacon Richard Novak was preparing to become a deacon, meeting Archbishop William D. Borders for a formal face-to-face “call to holy orders” was one of the most nerve-wracking parts of his formation.
Reflections of a neophyte
Apr 22 2010
Though baptized Presbyterian as an infant, I grew up without any discussion of, or experience with, Christianity at home. But I always believed in a higher order of things, and had a sense that this higher order was a benevolent force. In my late 20s, I began to understand that having faith in a power greater than myself was essential to my well-being.