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By Fred Rasmussen and Fred Rasmussen,Sun Staff Writer | May 25, 1994
Henry A. Mignini Jr., a custom tailor who made a riding coat for Jacqueline Kennedy and suits for Cardinal Lawrence Shehan, died Saturday of cancer at his home in Perry Hall.He was 68.Although semi-retired, he had maintained a shop at Calvert and Preston streets. Earlier, he had operated shops on St. Paul Place and North Charles Street."He was one of a dying breed," recalled his wife, the former Helene Herbert, whom he married in 1947. "He took the orders, purchased the material, made the pattern, cut it out, made adjustments and had it sewn."
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By Frederick N. Rasmussen and Frederick N. Rasmussen,fred.rasmussen@baltsun.com | March 27, 2009
Mary Elizabeth "Betty" Sweeney, whose career as administrative assistant to Cardinal Lawrence Shehan, Archbishop William Borders and Cardinal William H. Keeler spanned more than 40 years, died in her sleep Tuesday at Stella Maris Hospice in Timonium. She was 86. Miss Sweeney was born in Baltimore, the oldest of seven children, and grew up in Govans. She was a 1940 graduate of Towson Catholic High School and entered the School Sisters of Notre Dame in 1942. During World War II, she was a stenographer at Fort Holabird and taught at parochial schools in Annapolis and Saratoga Springs, N.Y. After leaving her order in 1951, she began her long career with the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Baltimore, working at the Catholic Center on Cathedral Street.
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By Suzanne Loudermilk and Suzanne Loudermilk,SUN STAFF | January 8, 1997
Mercy Medical Center in Baltimore plans to buy Cardinal Shehan Center/Stella Maris in Timonium, in a deal the institutions' officials described yesterday as a "new beginning for Catholic health care in Maryland.""Stella Maris actively sought a partner with a Maryland and Catholic tradition," Sister Louis Mary Battle, president of Cardinal Shehan Center/Stella Maris, said at a news conference at Stella Maris. "We found that partner in Mercy."Both organizations will remain intact, continuing to offer care to residents and patients, said Sister Louis Mary.
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By Suzanne Loudermilk and Suzanne Loudermilk,SUN STAFF | June 24, 1997
The Archdiocese of Baltimore and Mercy Medical Center plan a continuing-care retirement community in Timonium, a complex that could become one of the largest in the state.Mercy Ridge, a joint venture to be built on the grounds of theCardinal Shehan Center/Stella Maris, would include 257 one- and two-bedroom apartments and 30 assisted-living units in its first phase.Expansion could add at least 400 apartments if marketing studies show a need, Mercy spokesman Dan Collins said yesterday.The proposal -- announced by officials including Cardinal William H. Keeler -- coincides with Mercy's expected $23.5 million purchase Monday of 140 acres that the archdiocese owns in Timonium.
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By Mary Maushard and Mary Maushard,Sun Staff Writer Sun staff writer Jacques Kelly contributed to this article | October 31, 1994
When Archbishop William H. Keeler becomes Cardinal William Keeler next month, he will join a tiny fraternity of Baltimore Catholic churchmen who have played large roles in the history of the church and the country, as they led America's oldest diocese.As Baltimore's third cardinal, Archbishop Keeler follows Cardinal Lawrence Shehan, known as a quiet yet decisive man, who led the church through the reforms of the Second Vatican Council in the 1960s. Baltimore's first cardinal was James Gibbons, named to that office in 1886.
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By Rafael Alvarez and Rafael Alvarez,Sun Staff Writer | November 26, 1994
One night in 1961, Betty Sweeney fathomed the humility of Lawrence Cardinal Shehan in a church driveway.He was soon-to-be the next archbishop of Baltimore and she was a volunteer at the Basilica of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary."
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By Suzanne Loudermilk and Suzanne Loudermilk,SUN STAFF | June 24, 1997
The Archdiocese of Baltimore and Mercy Medical Center plan a continuing-care retirement community in Timonium, a complex that could become one of the largest in the state.Mercy Ridge, a joint venture to be built on the grounds of theCardinal Shehan Center/Stella Maris, would include 257 one- and two-bedroom apartments and 30 assisted-living units in its first phase.Expansion could add at least 400 apartments if marketing studies show a need, Mercy spokesman Dan Collins said yesterday.The proposal -- announced by officials including Cardinal William H. Keeler -- coincides with Mercy's expected $23.5 million purchase Monday of 140 acres that the archdiocese owns in Timonium.
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By Dan Rodricks and Frank P. L. Somerville and Dan Rodricks and Frank P. L. Somerville,Sun Staff Correspondents | November 26, 1994
ROME -- On the eve of William H. Keeler's elevation to the College of Cardinals, he and members of his flock paid homage to the last cardinal from Baltimore with a visit yesterday to an ancient basilica built on three layers of Christian history.At the Church of San Clemente, a startling combination of grandeur and simplicity dating back to the First Century, there were emotional reminders of the late Cardinal Lawrence Shehan and his gentle rule of the first Catholic diocese of the United States.
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By DeWitt Bliss and DeWitt Bliss,Sun Staff Writer | January 28, 1995
Abraham Shusterman, the rabbi who wept in public at the humiliation of a Catholic cardinal, died of cancer Thursday at his Pikesville apartment. He was 88.Rabbi Shusterman, who led Baltimore's Har Sinai Congregation from 1941 to 1972, was honored as much by other faiths as by his own. Such ecclesiastical brotherhood -- as when Rabbi Shusterman shed tears at a 1966 City Council meeting when Cardinal Lawrence Shehan was jeered for advocating open housing for...
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By Frank P .L. Somerville and Frank P .L. Somerville,Sun Staff Writer | February 28, 1995
Cardinal William H. Keeler, kicking off an archdiocese-wide appeal for $3.1 million yesterday at a Northeast Baltimore parochial school, shared the spotlight with about 350 polite, uniformed students -- nearly a third of whom receive tuition assistance.Money raised since 1992 in the Lenten campaign is "helping hundreds of families send their children to Catholic schools, but the demand for such tuition assistance is much greater," Cardinal Keeler said.The goal of this year's appeal is $100,000 more than the total raised last year, according to archdiocesan officials.
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By Suzanne Loudermilk and Suzanne Loudermilk,SUN STAFF | January 8, 1997
Mercy Medical Center in Baltimore plans to buy Cardinal Shehan Center/Stella Maris in Timonium, in a deal the institutions' officials described yesterday as a "new beginning for Catholic health care in Maryland.""Stella Maris actively sought a partner with a Maryland and Catholic tradition," Sister Louis Mary Battle, president of Cardinal Shehan Center/Stella Maris, said at a news conference at Stella Maris. "We found that partner in Mercy."Both organizations will remain intact, continuing to offer care to residents and patients, said Sister Louis Mary.
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By Frank P .L. Somerville and Frank P .L. Somerville,Sun Staff Writer | February 28, 1995
Cardinal William H. Keeler, kicking off an archdiocese-wide appeal for $3.1 million yesterday at a Northeast Baltimore parochial school, shared the spotlight with about 350 polite, uniformed students -- nearly a third of whom receive tuition assistance.Money raised since 1992 in the Lenten campaign is "helping hundreds of families send their children to Catholic schools, but the demand for such tuition assistance is much greater," Cardinal Keeler said.The goal of this year's appeal is $100,000 more than the total raised last year, according to archdiocesan officials.
NEWS
By DeWitt Bliss and DeWitt Bliss,Sun Staff Writer | January 28, 1995
Abraham Shusterman, the rabbi who wept in public at the humiliation of a Catholic cardinal, died of cancer Thursday at his Pikesville apartment. He was 88.Rabbi Shusterman, who led Baltimore's Har Sinai Congregation from 1941 to 1972, was honored as much by other faiths as by his own. Such ecclesiastical brotherhood -- as when Rabbi Shusterman shed tears at a 1966 City Council meeting when Cardinal Lawrence Shehan was jeered for advocating open housing for...
NEWS
By Dan Rodricks and Frank P. L. Somerville and Dan Rodricks and Frank P. L. Somerville,Sun Staff Correspondents | November 26, 1994
ROME -- On the eve of William H. Keeler's elevation to the College of Cardinals, he and members of his flock paid homage to the last cardinal from Baltimore with a visit yesterday to an ancient basilica built on three layers of Christian history.At the Church of San Clemente, a startling combination of grandeur and simplicity dating back to the First Century, there were emotional reminders of the late Cardinal Lawrence Shehan and his gentle rule of the first Catholic diocese of the United States.
NEWS
By Rafael Alvarez and Rafael Alvarez,Sun Staff Writer | November 26, 1994
One night in 1961, Betty Sweeney fathomed the humility of Lawrence Cardinal Shehan in a church driveway.He was soon-to-be the next archbishop of Baltimore and she was a volunteer at the Basilica of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary."
NEWS
By Mary Maushard and Mary Maushard,Sun Staff Writer Sun staff writer Jacques Kelly contributed to this article | October 31, 1994
When Archbishop William H. Keeler becomes Cardinal William Keeler next month, he will join a tiny fraternity of Baltimore Catholic churchmen who have played large roles in the history of the church and the country, as they led America's oldest diocese.As Baltimore's third cardinal, Archbishop Keeler follows Cardinal Lawrence Shehan, known as a quiet yet decisive man, who led the church through the reforms of the Second Vatican Council in the 1960s. Baltimore's first cardinal was James Gibbons, named to that office in 1886.
BUSINESS
November 15, 1993
New positions* Black & Decker Corp. named Joseph Galli, formerly of U.S. Power Tools, president of its North American Power Tools group, based in Towson.* Sowers Printing Co. announced that David L. Horst has been elected president and chief operating officer for the Lebanon, Pa.-based company.* Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Maryland announced that Debbie Holloway has been elected to the Baltimore Regional Burn Center Foundation board of directors.* Health Design Group has announced that Greg Walton joined the Baltimore-based corporate and health care design specialists as an associate.
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By Michael Reeb | October 29, 1991
Tom Krieger will not be able to be there in person, but his presence should be felt during the Tom Krieger Memorial Run 8K on Nov. 9.Krieger, who was 40, died of a brain tumor on Nov. 11, 1990, and it is the idea of friend and fellow runner Pat Horan to stage a run in Krieger's memory."
NEWS
By Fred Rasmussen and Fred Rasmussen,Sun Staff Writer | May 25, 1994
Henry A. Mignini Jr., a custom tailor who made a riding coat for Jacqueline Kennedy and suits for Cardinal Lawrence Shehan, died Saturday of cancer at his home in Perry Hall.He was 68.Although semi-retired, he had maintained a shop at Calvert and Preston streets. Earlier, he had operated shops on St. Paul Place and North Charles Street."He was one of a dying breed," recalled his wife, the former Helene Herbert, whom he married in 1947. "He took the orders, purchased the material, made the pattern, cut it out, made adjustments and had it sewn."
BUSINESS
November 15, 1993
New positions* Black & Decker Corp. named Joseph Galli, formerly of U.S. Power Tools, president of its North American Power Tools group, based in Towson.* Sowers Printing Co. announced that David L. Horst has been elected president and chief operating officer for the Lebanon, Pa.-based company.* Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Maryland announced that Debbie Holloway has been elected to the Baltimore Regional Burn Center Foundation board of directors.* Health Design Group has announced that Greg Walton joined the Baltimore-based corporate and health care design specialists as an associate.
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