Catholics, Jews urged to work together to promote religious freedom
Nov 07 2011
NEW YORK – Catholics and Jews can most effectively capitalize on five decades of progress in their relations by joining forces to promote religious freedom, defend immigrants, face a common threat from fanatics and advocate for civility in politics and society, said New York Archbishop Timothy M. Dolan.
Latin America’s indigenous demand voice in use of their lands
Nov 05 2011
LIMA, Peru – Most of the environmental battles Brother Paul McAuley fights seem endless, mainly conflicts between indigenous communities and loggers operating on their lands or oil companies that have spilled toxic substances into their waterways.
CCHD Thanksgiving collection to be Nov. 19-20
Nov 03 2011
During weekend Masses Nov. 19-20, parishes across the Archdiocese of Baltimore will hold collections for the Catholic Campaign for Human Development, the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops’ effort to address the root causes of poverty by giving to groups working to eradicate economic strife.
Young partners cite benefits of Baltimore Haiti project
Nov 02 2011
HUNT VALLEY – Some of the strongest advocates for the Baltimore Haiti Project are the students from the Archdiocese of Baltimore who give a portion of their summer to the children of the town of St. Marc and The Good Samaritans School.
Papal honorees span the archdiocese
Oct 28 2011
Cross Pro Ecclesia Et Pontifice
Carol A. Augustine
Augustine served more than 40 years as a religious educator. She was a religion teacher and director of religious education at St. Matthew in Baltimore before beginning a 26-year ministry at the Catholic Center. She held positions of increasing responsibility including: coordinator of Catechist Formation and Leadership Development, coordinator of Religious Education for Catholic Elementary Schools and director of Evangelization and Catechesis. She is a parishioner of St. Matthew Parish.
Charles L. Bauermann
Bill Murray’s sister to perform in Baltimore
Oct 28 2011
Dominican Sister Nancy Murray had to bring her “A game” if she wanted to tell a story at the dinner table as a child. As the third of nine children, she had to compete for the attention of her lumber salesman father, Edward, who encouraged music and humor to flourish in the Chicago home. He loved a good story.
Millersville father remembers daughter with rosary
Oct 28 2011
When a young mother named Jennifer McWhorter Thomas was dying of melanoma earlier this year – just 37 and beautiful, her family beyond panic but not tears – she asked her father for a favor.