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  • Wedded: Michele Huffman and Larry Mueller

    Wedded: Michele Huffman and Larry Mueller
    Date: May 17 Her story: Michele Huffman, 34, grew up in Perry Hall. She is the special events manager in the fundraising department at Kennedy Krieger Institute. Her mother, Rose Huffman, is a retired nurse and lives in Perry Hall. Her father, Frank...
  • Children should be welcomed [Letter]

    Children should be welcomed [Letter]
    Over the past several months, the matter of children fleeing violence in their Central American countries for safety in ours has entered into our national conversation ("Carroll's revealing 'illeagle' graffiti," July 15). It arrives from the pens of...
  • Sarajevo begins to heal from its haunted history

    Sarajevo begins to heal from its haunted history
    If you dare to visit here — and I'm glad I did — you'll eventually stand beneath the elegant geometry of Gazi Husrev-bey Mosque (built in 1530) or sip a beer at the Sarajevo Brewery (founded in 1864) or tiptoe atop the stone walls of the White...
  • 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...
  • No separation of church and state, please; we're British

    “It’s worse in England” is a comment I find myself making fairly often, usually when a fellow American journalist complains about restrictions on the press imposed by the Obama administration or a federal court. But I’d make the...
  • 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...
  • 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...