High schools see rising costs
Aug 22 2012
Mary Ann Hultquist has three priorities: paying the mortgage, putting food on the table and footing the bill for her children’s Catholic education.
Business profile: Loyola MBA grads launch marketing and communications company
Jan 25 2012
Katie Baird Johnson and Karen Sterling are no strangers to the corporate world. But as wives and mothers, they had a desire to strike more of a balance in life while also fulfilling career goals. The pair, who met while working for BP, teamed up to develop a business plan and launch their marketing and communications firm, Johnson Sterling, in the summer of 2011. Already enjoying working with a number of clients, Katie and Karen share their story in the following Q&A.
Mount St. Joseph announces Andrews as new president
Jan 17 2012
Mount St. Joseph High School has announced the appointment of George Andrews Jr. as president of the school. The announcement from the Irvington school follows the Dec. 6, 2011 death of Andrews’ predecessor, Xaverian Brother James Kelly.
Pope says selfishness, individualism fed economic crisis
Jan 14 2012
VATICAN CITY – The economic crisis should push people to look at the values reflected in their civic life and prompt an honest evaluation of whether citizens are working together to promote justice and solidarity, Pope Benedict XVI said.
Jan 12 2012
I know that the church’s official Christmas season is over with the feast of the Baptism of the Lord, but I wanted to squeeze one more bit of the Christmas season for us.
Maryland bishops speak out against poverty
Jan 09 2012
Sounding the alarm about poverty in Maryland, the state’s bishops called on Catholics to urge lawmakers to “make decisions, pass legislation and appropriate public money in a manner that is charitable, just and reflective of our shared human dignity.”
Cardinal-designate O’Brien used to new and varied assignments
Jan 06 2012
WASHINGTON – The priestly ministry of Archbishop Edwin F. O’Brien, named a cardinal Jan. 6 by Pope Benedict XVI, has been marked by frequent assignments, so that he rarely stays in one place very long. And even when he is ensconced somewhere for a while, he gets to moving.
What Makes a Catholic Hospital Catholic
Jan 05 2012
Several times each year, patients suffering from rheumatic fever come to a Baltimore-area hospital for open heart surgery to repair their damaged hearts. They receive world-class medical care at no cost to them and they and their traveling companions are given complimentary hospitality until the patient is able to return home. St. Joseph Medical Center is the hospital where the surgery is performed and it is the Catholic institution that absorbs the cost of such a gift. This is one of countless examples of the uniqueness of St. Joseph’s and why its Franciscan, Catholic identity makes this hospital so special.
Catholic faith central to 103-year-old Annapolis resident
Jan 05 2012
ANNAPOLIS – Dressed in a navy blue and white print dress, with matching blue pearls, her gray hair pulled into a bun, Mary McGowan looked peaceful as she read over material from St. Mary’s Church in Annapolis on a December afternoon.