Friends celebrate Cardinal Keeler’s life
Mar 02 2011
Mark J. Potter
Executive Director, Basilica of the Assumption Historic Trust Inc.
“Cardinal Keeler recognized early on in his episcopacy the responsibility that he had as steward of the Basilica of the Assumption. The cardinal realized that by concentrating on the basilica’s rich history, he could give the church a bright future. Through the recently completed restoration, the repaired and restored basilica has once again become a beacon for the faithful from around the United States and indeed the world. For the more than 500,000 pilgrims who have passed through her doors since the reopening, the cardinal’s vision has truly provided for a unique and awestruck spiritual experience.
For college students, charity begins in Baltimore
Feb 21 2011
There is much laughter in the Project SERVE house on Mulberry Street as the young adults, who have come here for a year-long Peace Corps-style experience, explain what led them to the Catholic Charities program.
Tradition of relics on display at Walters Art Museum
Feb 14 2011
“We long to be perfectly carved and sculpted in the image of good men,” wrote Hugh of St. Victor, the famous 12th century scholar and teacher at the royal abbey in Paris, in a manual for young novices.
Grand jury indicts five after Philadelphia sex abuse investigation
Feb 11 2011
PHILADELPHIA – In a reprise of 2005’s sensational grand jury report of sexual assaults by clergy in the Archdiocese of Philadelphia, Philadelphia District Attorney Seth Williams released a new report Feb. 10 by a grand jury investigating similar abuse.
Church hasn’t lost generation in their 20s, conference speakers say
Feb 06 2011
NEW YORK – Catholic young adults aren’t as attached to the church as their counterparts from the 1940s and 1950s, but they are hardly a lost generation and have not abandoned the faith, according to speakers at a two-day forum at Jesuit-run Fordham University.
Archdiocese of Baltimore defends unborn at March for Life
Jan 25 2011
WASHINGTON, D.C. – When Wendy Bozel’s doctors discovered she was pregnant, they strongly advised her to get an abortion. The unmarried, 20-year-old fashion model had earlier undergone tests that medical experts predicted would cause her unborn child to have developmental disabilities and physical deformities.
Archdiocese to be well represented at March for Life
Jan 18 2011
It won’t be difficult to spot Catholics from the Archdiocese of Baltimore at this year’s Jan. 24 March for Life in Washington. Participants will be sporting bright yellow stickers emblazoned with the archdiocesan seal and the words “Archdiocese of Baltimore.”