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  • Frances M. "Peg" Spath, homemaker

    Frances M. "Peg" Spath, homemaker
    Frances M. "Peg" Spath, a homemaker who enjoyed vacationing in Ocean City, died July 22 of a stroke at Peninsula Regional Medical Center in Salisbury. She was 98. The daughter of Dr. John Milton King, a dentist, and Francesca Heinekamp King, a homemaker,...
  • John J. Ray, BGE administrator

    John J. Ray, BGE administrator
    John J. Ray, a retired Baltimore Gas and Electric Co. administrator of quality assurance who was a founding member of St. Thomas More Roman Catholic Church in Northeast Baltimore, died July 12 of acute myeloid leukemia at his Parkville home. He was 82....
  • From Pope Francis: 7 secrets to happiness and 5 misery enhancers

    It was Pope Francis who called the Internet a "gift from God," so perhaps it's no surprise that his recent remarks on happiness have made their way into the most classic of Web formats: the listicle. To commemorate his first 500 days as the leader of...
  • Allentown church hosting day of prayer for Mideast's persecuted Christians

    An Allentown church will be one of many around the world where the faithful will join in prayers on Friday for Christians in the Mideast, who are facing dire persecution under the advance of Islamist radicals. The Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS),...
  • Richard Reikenis, civil engineer

    Richard Reikenis, civil engineer
    Richard Reikenis, a founding partner and senior vice president of Century Engineering Inc., died Tuesday of cancer at his home in Phoenix, Baltimore County. He was 92. Richard Reikenis was born and raised in Alytus, Lithuania, where he graduated in 1941...
  • Celebrating 40 years of Episcopal women priests

    On a recent Saturday at North Philadelphia, Pa.'s, landmark Episcopal Church of the Advocate, worshipper gathered in a jubilant, crowded service to mark the 40th anniversary of the ordination of women as priests. It is not too fanciful to imagine that the...
  • Baseball | Nazareth falls to Joliet Catholic in summer state tourney

    Baseball | Nazareth falls to Joliet Catholic in summer state tourney
    Nazareth Academy held its three Phil Lawler Classic opponents to three, two and three runs in last week's summer state baseball tournament. The Roadrunners' stingy ways earned them a spot in the championship game, where Joliet Catholic Academy was...
  • Baseball | Prospect reaches semifinals in state tourney

    Baseball | Prospect reaches semifinals in state tourney
    Last week began with Prospect High School playing one of its worst baseball games at an inopportune time. The Knights went on to not only avenge last Monday's loss to St. Laurence but prove they can go toe-to-toe with the state's top teams. Thanks...
  • Runner's World Half Marathon unveils faster Bethlehem course

    Runners taking part in the 2014 Runner's World Half Marathon on Oct. 19 will feel something they hadn't felt in the previous two years of the Rodale publication's signature race: speed. During a media conference on Tuesday at SteelStacks in Bethlehem,...
  • Gay church music director says wedding news led to dismissal

     Gay church music director says wedding news led to dismissal
    A longtime music director at Holy Family Catholic Church in Inverness said he was fired from his job this week after he announced that he was engaged to his male partner. Colin Collette, of Chicago, said that church leaders knew he was gay long before...
  • Baptism is not a ticket to receive the sacraments of all Christian churches

    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...