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  • Report: Brendan Nosovitch leaving South Carolina football program

    Report: Brendan Nosovitch leaving South Carolina football program
    Former Central Catholic star quarterback Brendan Nosovitch will transfer from the South Carolina football program, according to a report by TheBigSpur.com, a website that covers Gamecock athletics. Nosovitch, a redshirt sophomore, was listed fourth at...
  • Let's agree to disagree on childless marriage

    Q: What's your opinion about recent statements by Pope Francis imploring married couples to have children or they will be bitter and lonely in old age? I found his comments hurtful and offensive to the many married Catholic couples who struggle with...
  • Rosemary Mayer: Sister was a close friend in good, bad times

    Rosemary Mayer: Sister was a close friend in good, bad times
    When Sister Rosemary Mayer and Sister Rosemary Lorenzen met 27 years ago, they were fast friends. At the time, Mayer was already living in Orlando. She worked in the finance department at the BETA Center and was a member of the Good Shepherd Catholic...
  • Group opposed to pedophile priests celebrates 25 years

    Group opposed to pedophile priests celebrates 25 years
    A group that has been a thorn in the side of the Catholic church for 25 years is expanding its crusade against pedophile priests to other religious leadersĀ  accused of sexual abuse. Survivors Network of those Abused by Priests (SNAP) celebrates its 25th...
  • San Pedro project illustrates a cause of limited housing affordability

    San Pedro project illustrates a cause of limited housing affordability
    At a groundbreaking ceremony in May, neighborhood activists and local government officials celebrated Ponte Vista, a development of 676 homes in San Pedro. A white-robed Roman Catholic priest thanked God for the "gift of Ponte Vista," a welcome addition...
  • Newcomer Lehighton draws respect in Anthracite Football League poll

    Newcomer Lehighton draws respect in Anthracite Football League poll
    After 40 years of basically turning left and heading north on Route 209 on Friday nights, the Lehighton football program is literally heading in a different direction this fall. The 2014 season marks the Indians' first as a member of the Anthracite...
  • Robert W. Awalt Sr., home builder

    Robert W. Awalt Sr., home builder
    Robert W. Awalt Sr., who built homes in West Baltimore and Howard County, died of kidney failure July 26 at his Annapolis home. He was 91. Born in Baltimore, he was the son of George W. Awalt, a home builder, and E. Grace Freeland, an artist and...
  • Homemade altar serves as powerful reminder for recovering alcoholic

    Homemade altar serves as powerful reminder for recovering alcoholic
    Father Augustine Puchner splashed holy water on a 99-cent store plate imprinted with an image of the Virgin Mary. The pastor sprinkled crucifixes, a kneeling cherub, stones with words like "faith" etched in them and a gold-colored cross attached to a...
  • Elizabeth C. Bellavance, activist

    Elizabeth C. Bellavance, activist
    Elizabeth C. Bellavance, an educator, social activist, and patron of the academic and arts communities who was also an outspoken advocate for the Eastern Shore's Hispanic community, died July 24 of cancer at Virginia Commonwealth University Medical Center...
  • The God Squad: Hitting a barrier on baptism

    Q: I'm an avid reader and fan of your column and follow it in our local paper, the Patriot-News (Harrisburg, Penn.). I'm Protestant by upbringing, but my husband is Catholic. We attend a Catholic church, and our three children were baptized Catholic. I...
  • Maria Casas Ruiz: Doctor treated poor in Cuba, Orlando

    Maria Casas Ruiz: Doctor treated poor in Cuba, Orlando
    As a young doctor in Cuba, Maria Rosario Casas Ruiz had a heart for the poor. She launched her own medical clinic out of a rental home and, along with her husband — a fellow physician — treated some of the poorest in a community outside...