| May 28, 2013
| 7:00 AM
A capacity crowd of 2,000 witnessed the ordination of four priestsby Orlando Diocese Bishop John Noonan. The newly minted priests includ a Harvard graduate,a baseball player, a University of Miami student and a priest with a degree in business...
| May 30, 2013
| 7:10 PM
The Rev. Dr. Harold A. Carter Sr., senior pastor of the New Shiloh Baptist Church, whose legendary preaching spanned generations and brought him an audience beyond his congregation of 5,000 members, died of cancer Thursday. He was 76.
In 47 years of...
| May 31, 2013
A best-selling novelist, renowned sociologist and outspoken commentator on all things Roman Catholic, the Rev. Andrew Greeley lived many lives. But above all, the Irish Catholic with a mischievous twinkle always remained a Chicago parish priest.
| May 24, 2013
| 10:36 AM
Bishop John Noonan of Orlando's Catholic diocese is set to ordain four men to the order of priesthood on Saturday, May 25, at 10 a.m.
The men will be ordained at St. James Cathedral, 215 N. Orange Avenue, Orlando.
The four men, who have each been...
| May 20, 2013
| 10:31 AM
Washington Post writer Michelle Boorstein tells of the growing number of seminary graduates who have no plans to become pastors:
Alethea Allen, a Virginia resident, graduated this week from Wesley Theological Seminary in Northwest Washington after years...
| May 2, 2013
| 6:49 AM
Seminary Avenue at the light rail crossing in Lutherville is scheduled to be closed for five days beginning 10 a.m. Friday for track and road improvement work, the Maryland Transit Administration announced.
Local businesses will remain open and all side...
| May 11, 2013
| 3:18 PM
In July 1863, the 2,400 residents of Gettysburg had little time to prepare for 170,000 Confederate and Union soldiers who advanced on the town. The soldiers clashed in a three-day battle that would paint its streets and pastoral farmlands crimson in the...
| May 4, 2013
| 2:44 PM
Thundering cannon fire and staccato rifle shots, mingled with the shrieks and cries of advancing and wounded soldiers, shattered the peaceful grounds of the Lutheran Theological Seminary at Gettysburg on July 1, 1863.
Gettysburg's new Seminary Ridge...
| Mar 29, 2013
Chloe A. Gudmundsson is a senior at Eastern Technical High School in Essex, and at the suggestion of her English teacher, she decided to research a paper on Maximilian Godefroy, the quirky architect who designed Baltimore's Battle Monument to...
| Mar 30, 2013
| 9:52 PM
A thorough review of a handwritten copy of the Gospel of John didn't reveal much controversy or conspiracy to the Rev. Tim Koch.
Instead, the endeavor simply fortified his faith.
Koch is the pastor at Concordia Lutheran Church in Cresbard and...
| Jan 15, 2013
| 5:53 PM
There is something about me that is happier when accompanied by a small boy.... Perhaps besides the sexual element, the child in me wants a playmate.
— Father Robert Van Handel ::
Damian Eckert turned on the computer in his in-laws' home office,...