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The Catholic Telegraph

Founded in 1831, The Catholic Telegraph is the official news source of the Archdiocese of Cincinnati.

4 weeks ago, 28 days we began our Lenten Journey on Ash Wednesday March 1st.   Scripture Connection: Brothers and sisters: We are ambassadors for Christ, as if God were appealing through us. We implore you on behalf of Christ, be reconciled to God. For our sake he made him

Pope Francis issued a decree March 19 establishing the Congregation of the Oratory of St. Philip Neri in Cincinnati, a Congregation of Apostolic Life. The first congregation was founded by St. Philip Neri in Rome in the 16th Century. In addition to St. Philip Neri, the Oratory also counts Blessed

Editor’s Note: The deacons of the Archdiocese of Cincinnati are offering daily reflections and prayer guidance for Lenten observance. These will appear each day during Lent until Holy Week. March 29 – Wednesday of the Fourth Week in Lent Thought for the Day: Amen, amen, I say to you, whoever

Deacon ordination
Lent is a time for renewal and a time for discernment: What is God calling me to do? The Diaconate is the foundation of the ministry of the Order of Deacon: a divine vocational call. A call to vocation is a grace from God. There are many ways in which

Gonzaga heads to the Final Four A note about Gonzaga. Gonzaga is a Jesuit University in Spokane Washington, founded in 1887. Gonzaga has approximately 7.500 students. The Church spires of St. Aloysius are a Spokane Landmark. The Gonzaga Bulldogs will face the winner of the Florida/South Carolina game. The Archdiocese

New online class format to engage media and culture, easier Catechesis, the process of teaching the Catholic faith, will be breaking new ground in the Archdiocese of Cincinnati over the next three to five years as it uses new media to facilitate an encounter between Christ and culture, according to

For twenty five years, from 1925 until his death in 1950, John T. McNicholas served as the Archbishop of the Archdiocese of Cincinnati. Born in Kiltimagh, County Mayo, Ireland, December 15, 1877, McNicholas immigrated to the United States at a young age, settling with his family in Chester, Pennsylvania. He

A shorter version of this story appeared in our March print edition. On Sunday, March 5, the Archdiocese of Cincinnati celebrated the Rite of Election and the Call to Continuing Conversion with 770 adults and children seeking entrance into the Roman Catholic Church. The Rite of Election is celebrated with

Maria Stein Shrine (Courtesy Photo)
MARIA STEIN, Ohio (March 22, 2017) – Maria Stein Shrine of the Holy Relics will continue Lenten Season with a few more events. Lent & Life: A Journey of Conversion continues this Sunday, March 26 and next Sunday, April 2. These next two Sunday afternoons from 2 p.m. to 3:15