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Transitional deacons, to be ordained May 27, include veteran and Puerto Rico native
May 24 2017
Three men will be ordained to the transitional diaconate for the Archdiocese of Baltimore May 27, at 10 a.m.

Loyola Blakefield upsets its way to first baseball title in 71 years
May 23 2017
Loyola Blakefield scored seven runs in the sixth inning to cap a baseball comeback that was 71 years in the making.

Bishop Newman, remembered for doing ‘what I was asked to do’ for Baltimore Archdiocese, dies at 88
May 20 2017
Bishop William C. Newman, who served as a parish priest, superintendent of schools and auxiliary bishop, died May 20.

Hampden parish, born in storm, celebrates 150 years of harmony
May 19 2017
“It’s a great jewel in Hampden, it really is,” said parishioner Christine Barrasso of St. Thomas Aquinas Parish.

Notre Dame students plan walkout during Pence’s commencement address
May 18 2017
A student activist coalition that opposes Vice President Mike Pence as this year’s commencement speaker called for students to walk out.

BOOST scholarship program accepting applications
May 18 2017
Scholarships range from $1,000 to $4,400, with the highest amount going to students who qualify for the federal government’s free or reduced-price meals program and are transferring from public schools.

From the bell tower of St. Benedict: Catholic radio evangelizes morning commuters
May 16 2017
St. Benedict Parish in Baltimore is taking the Gospel to the airwaves.

Archdiocese reaffirms church fully cooperated with 1969 murder investigation
May 16 2017
As Netflix prepares to release a seven-part documentary May 19 about the unsolved 1969 murder of a Baltimore nun, officials of the Archdiocese of Baltimore reaffirmed that the church did not attempt to interfere in the investigation of the death of School Sister of Notre Dame Catherine Cesnik.

Calvert Hall students livestream sports action on school’s website
May 15 2017
The students livestreaming audio and video of game remained focused and worked as if the Ravens were playing the Steelers.

Sister Marie Lucille Summers dies at 87, served seniors
May 15 2017
A funeral Mass for Bon Secours Sister Marie Lucille Summers was offered May 8 at the Sisters of Bon Secours Chapel in Marriottsville. Sister Marie Lucille died May 4; she was 87.