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  • Helen Joanne Zivalich: Mother of large family was strict, loving

    Helen Joanne Zivalich: Mother of large family was strict, loving
    A devout Catholic proud of her Irish descent, Helen Joanne Watters Zivalich passed away July 16 at 85. Her children say she was strict, but loving A devout Catholic proud of her Irish descent, and the wife of a union organizer, Helen Joanne Watters...
  • Rev. Joseph Messer, Roman Catholic priest

    Rev. Joseph Messer, Roman Catholic priest
    The Rev. Father Joseph Valentine Messer, a Roman Catholic priest who served in Glen Burnie and Severna Park, died of dementia complications Wednesday at Stella Maris Hospice. The Timonium resident was 90. Born in Brooklyn, N.Y., he was the son of...
  • Unaccompanied children are the focus of L.A. annual immigrant's Mass

    Unaccompanied children are the focus of L.A. annual immigrant's Mass
    During Sunday Mass at a sunlit cathedral in downtown Los Angeles, a 22-year-old woman stepped timidly to a podium and began her story. "My name is Dunia Cruz," she said in Spanish. "I came here from Honduras." As she spoke of the gang violence that...
  • Nazareth claims pair of hoops titles at SportsFest

    Nazareth claims pair of hoops titles at SportsFest
    The new alignment in the Eastern Pennsylvania Conference places Nazareth in a challenging "suburban" division for both girls and boys basketball. The Blue Eagles will be competing twice-per-season against Central Catholic, Emmaus, Parkland, Whitehall...
  • Churches putting faith in social media: #YesforGod

    RALEIGH. N.C. When they walk in the doors of the sprawling, red-brick Hope Community Church in Raleigh, no one takes a bulletin. Instead, they whip out their smartphones, tap the silver "Get Hope" app and open the sermon notes. "We never really knew if...
  • James J. Connolly, manager

    James J. Connolly, manager
    James J. Connolly, a retired Bethlehem Steel Corp. manager whose career spanned 40 years, died July 4 of liver cancer at his Towson home. He was 85. The son of Harry T. Connolly, president of the old Washington, Baltimore and Annapolis Railroad, and...
  • Chicago's first cardinal not afraid to lead in city -- and the world

    Chicago's first cardinal not afraid to lead in city -- and the world
    Seeing the red hat of Chicago's first Roman Catholic cardinal hanging from the ceiling of Holy Name Cathedral, the city's next archbishop might well say to himself: "That is a tough act to follow." George Mundelein put the heartland on the...
  • Bernadette M. Ridenour, homemaker

    Bernadette M. Ridenour, homemaker
    Bernadette M. Ridenour, a homemaker and former stenographer, died Wednesday of dementia at Stella Maris Hospice. She was 88. The daughter of Louis and Elsie Intlekofer, German immigrant bakers, Bernadette Marie Intlekofer was born in Baltimore and...
  • Huff opposes proposal to shelter immigrant children

    Huff opposes proposal to shelter immigrant children
    Baltimore County Councilman Todd Huff says he opposes a proposal to shelter immigrant children at a Catholic Charities facility in his district. "I have been getting calls from constituents with concerns," he said Saturday. "We have enough issues and...
  • READER SUBMITTED: Pearl Street Centennial Celebration - Book Discussions through the Decades

    Date of Program: Monday, August 4, 2014 at 7:00 PM at the Pearl Street Branch Library 2014 marks The Pearl Street Branch Library's 100th Anniversary! Please join us in our year long Pearl Street Branch Centennial Celebration. The thought provoking series,...
  • East Catholic partners with Notre Dame for 'Play Like a Champion' program

    East Catholic partners with Notre Dame for 'Play Like a Champion' program
    Submitted by East Catholic High School East Catholic High School is proud to announce a partnership with the University of Notre Dame that aims to enhance the culture of high school sports with its "Play Like a Champion Today Program." This character...