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The Catholic Telegraph

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

Emeritus Archbishop Daniel E. Pilarczyk died on March 22, 2020 at Archbishop Leibold Home for the Aged (a.k.a. Little Sisters of the Poor.). He was born August 12, 1934 in Dayton, Ohio. His studies included five years at St. Gregory Seminary in Cincinnati, three years of philosophy and four years

Cincinnati (OH) – In the wake of the coronavirus, Xavier University has taken extraordinary steps to connect with every Xavier student. “It became very clear to us that we needed to act swiftly in the best interest of our students and to make resources available for students and their families,”

CINCINNATI, March 20, 2020 – Hundreds of families across Greater Cincinnati who were facing the possibility of being evicted from their home just received a second chance. On Thursday, March 19, the Rotary Club of Cincinnati presented St. Vincent de Paul with a $50,000 donation to be used for its

by Lindsay Braud For the first time in its 80-year history, the North American Province (NAP) of the Comboni Missionaries has elected an African as its leader. Father Ruffino Ezama, originally from Arua, Uganda, began his three-year term as provincial superior in January 2020. On a bright, cool January afternoon,

Remember that time I went to prison? In October, I had the opportunity to attend a concert at Lebanon Correctional Institution by world-renowned composer and pianist Eric Genuis. The concert was amazing, and I wrote about it in the December issue of The Catholic Telegraph. Now, you can experience Genuis’

by Mark Danis The one thing the six elderly priests considered more difficult than carrying a wheelchairbound man down a flight of stairs was attempting to do so against his will. The 89-year-old Father John made it clear he was not going to be moved to the basement of Tabor

by M.D. Pitman An eighth-grade class trip to Washington, D.C., often rounds out a student’s elementary education, and making an experience like this happen can “level the playing field when it comes to education,” said Michael Goedde, principal of St. Cecilia School in Oakley. The school’s graduating eighthgraders will make

LAUREL COURT Home of Archbishops John T. McNicholas and Karl J. Alter, was originally the mansion of a Cincinnati industrialist? It’s been fully restored and is now a wedding and event center. Located in College Hill, at the highest point in Hamilton County Le Petit Trianon is the home of

The staff at The Cathedral worked many hours to decorate the altar. (CT Photo/Greg Hartman)
by Rebecca Sontag Easter is everything. Easter is God’s ultimate gift of love, mercy and sacrifice. It is how we are reconciled, where we find forgiveness and hope. It is where death is overcome by life everlasting. But in the rush for the next season or the next holiday, we

by Kara Ross Each year, the Archdiocesan Office for Respect Life Ministries honors two people who embody the call to… “proclaim that human life is a precious gift from God” through their work in the Respect Life arena. Archbishop Dennis M. Schnurr celebrates these two individuals and presents them with