Personal & Business


Hyatt Regency, Target wrap Franciscan Center guests in warmth - one blanket at a time
Dec 23 2014
This Christmas season, the Franciscan Center was able to distribute 500 blankets to guests.

As Horseshoe opens, is the state in the midst of a bad gamble?
Aug 26 2014
Father Zaborowski compares gambling spending to alcohol and drug addiction.

Keep that cough at home: Bishops back sick-leave bill for low-wage workers
Feb 03 2014
If she gets sick, Amanda Rothschild, 29, doesn’t have to choose between missing work and paying bills.

Catholic leaders stand with governor, mayor to call for minimum wage hike
Feb 03 2014
A Feb. 3 rally at St. Vincent de Paul Church helped draw attention to matter of increasing the minimum wage.

Loyola University Maryland receives $1.75 million gift
Sep 19 2013
Loyola University Maryland in Baltimore announced Sept. 19 that it has received a $1.75 million gift, one of the largest program-specific gifts in the institution’s history.

‘Labor in the Pulpits’ connects workers’ stories to social justice
Aug 30 2013
More than 50 area faith congregations – including four Baltimore Catholic parishes – will host low-wage workers during Labor Day weekend services.

Minimum wage workers get Labor Secretary’s ear at Our Daily Bread
May 14 2013
Nineteen people shared their stories with Seth D. Harris, acting U.S. secretary of labor, at a roundtable on minimum wage held at Catholic Charities' Our Daily Bread Employment Center.

Financial expert Jason Alderman (Photo from Last-minute ways to trim your taxes
Jan 09 2013
If you can dedicate a few minutes to review your benefits and tax paperwork, you might be able to shave hundreds of dollars off your 2012 taxes.

Cardinal O'Brien receives service award for commitment to military
Nov 09 2012
Cardinal Edwin F. O'Brien received the Legacy of Service Award from the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Fund Nov. 8.

On the edge: Why the poor are players in the election’s economic debate
Sep 21 2012
This four-part series examines election-related issues.