Calvert Hall student has bright future
Jun 09 2011
TOWSON – Seventeen-year-old Christopher Sutton’s life seems as rich as the music coming from the saxophone he has played for the past three years.
Garden of Hope: Ellicott City parish honors childhoods lost
Jun 08 2011
ELLICOTT CITY – Hope grows like a flower.
It can spring spontaneously from the cracks of the pavement or the depths of tragedy with just the help of God’s gifts – sunlight, water and faith. More often, however, it is cultivated by human hands that supplement God’s gifts by preparing a place for it and nurturing it through the changing seasons.
Terrified families flee ravaged Sudanese border town, priest says
May 26 2011
EUGENE, Oregon - Terrified families are fleeing farther south from the ravaged border town of Abyei as northern Sudanese troops continue to burn houses and fire artillery at retreating groups of civilians, said a Catholic priest from the local diocese.
Catholic hospital takes direct hit from Joplin tornado
May 24 2011
JOPLIN, Mo. - A Catholic hospital in Joplin took a direct hit from a severe tornado that struck the city May 22. Within a day of the twister, 89 people were confirmed dead, with the number almost certain to rise as rescue teams searched amid the rubble for survivors.
Archbishop O’Brien encourages St. Michael, Fells Point, amidst transition
May 24 2011
Archbishop Edwin F. O’Brien celebrated Masses in English and Spanish at St. Michael parish in Fells Point May 22, marking the first time he has personally addressed the community since it was announced in February that the parish would move to Sacred Heart of Jesus in Highlandtown.