| Apr 20, 2014
On Sunday morning, as Christians in the region and around the world take part in the Easter traditions they enjoy, an observer might be tempted to ask: How do the ways they celebrate the holiday reflect its meaning?
Children pet bunnies and gobble jelly...
| May 23, 2014
| 2:08 PM
Not quite four years ago, I began some trips to St. Vincent Cemetery, an old and abandoned burying ground largely surrounded by the Clifton Park Golf Course in Northeast Baltimore. In that summer of 2010, a small group of descendants of those buried there...
| May 30, 2014
| 1:23 PM
Rita R. Martin, a counselor of homeless women at a Better Waverly residence, died of complications from multiple myeloma and infection Monday at the University of Maryland Medical Center. The Lochearn resident was 69.
Born Rita Reynolds in San Diego, she...
| Oct 21, 2013
| 7:47 AM
The students at St. Joan of Arc School participated in a Career Day on Tuesday, Oct. 1. Students had the opportunity to see and hear about more than 20 career opportunities. Each guest presented to small groups of children and brought displays...
| Oct 22, 2013
| 2:00 AM
Catholic schools in Baltimore propelled George W. McManus Jr. from poverty to success as a lawyer, he says, providing him a solid education. And years later, when the legal tables turned and he needed defense, priests and school officials were there as...
| Oct 23, 2013
| 6:15 AM
Water service was returned to most customers after a 12-inch main broke in the Perry Hall area Tuesday morning, according to the Baltimore Department of Public Works.
The break, which occurred Tuesday in the 4100 block of Joppa Road, had disrupted...
| Nov 7, 2013
| 7:01 PM
A former Archbishop Curley High School student is accusing a Catholic priest and former teacher at the school with sexually abusing him on several occasions, according to a news release from the Archdiocese of Baltimore.
The priest, Fr. Michael...
| Nov 16, 2013
| 12:51 PM
There were moments when Kanu Aja thought about giving up basketball. The 6-foot-9, 245-pound power forward attended four high schools — two of which closed — in five years, in addition to battling injury and weight issues.
| Dec 2, 2013
| 5:30 PM
When a representative from Cristo Rey Jesuit High School visited Danielle Cook's class, the eighth-grader thought she fit the criteria for the rigorous college preparatory high school in Baltimore. She has been a straight-A student since preschool, is...
| Dec 18, 2013
| 8:00 AM
The message of Pope Francis about economic fairness is loud and clear, and we need to get with the program. Unfortunately, the current leader of the Archdiocese of Baltimore has a different agenda. He is busy leading an unsuccessful crusade to Never-Never...
| Jan 15, 2014
An article in the Jan. 13, 1939 edition of The Catonsville Herald and Baltimore Countian reported a grieving community requesting a solution.
A meeting attended by more than a hundred residents of the Thirteenth District was held in the Arbutus Community...