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Saint Patrick

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  • Thoughts from Dr. Joe: Bumping into Father Flynn once again

    I first came face to face with Father Flynn in 1957. I was in the fifth grade and I had to answer for the D grades Sister Mary Judith gave me in behavior. Father told me I would hang from the flagpole at Saint Frances of Rome if I were to continue such antics. For the rest of that fall, I was his indentured servant.
  • History Matters: Essay on Ireland lands Ellicott City 12-year-old second prize in newspaper contest

    100 Years Ago Irish eyed Ellicott City Boy Gets A Prize In the Baltimore News contest for the best essays by children, 12-year old Noble Watkins, of Ellicott City, was awarded the second prize for the following essay. "Essay On Ireland: Ireland is a...

    NBC cans Leno again -- do they really mean it this time?

    NBC cans Leno again -- do they really mean it this time?
    Jay Leno had to know the head honchos at NBC were gunning for him when he told the following joke last Monday night: "You know the whole legend of St. Patrick, right?" he asked the audience in his opening monologue. "St. Patrick drove all the snakes out...

    Live to celebrate again

    As saints go, possibly only St. Valentine is more thoroughly integrated into American pop culture than St. Patrick. Though their stories are rote to the faithful, they are perhaps less well known to the public at large. St. Valentine, whose feast day...