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The Catholic Telegraph

The Catholic Telegraph

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

Thursday, December 3, 2009 By Eileen Connelly, OSU ST. ANDREW DEANERY — Serving in the military far from home is challenging enough, especially during the holiday season. But imagine being a child in a war-torn country, facing daily threats of violence when life should instead be carefree.

Thursday, December 3, 2009 By Scott Mussari Very few of us actually enjoy waiting. In today’s instant credit approval, instant coffee, instant karma lifestyle, we have become accustomed to getting what we want when we want it. We have neither the time nor the inclination to wait for anything.  We

Wednesday, December 2, 2009 John Michael Ruzick, 95, died Saturday, Nov. 28. He was a member of Holy Family Parish in Dayton. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated Thursday, Dec. 3, at Holy Family Church. Harris Funeral Home in Dayton is handling the arrangements.

Wednesday, December 2, 2009 A Mass of Christian Burial for Marianist Brother Don Fahrig  was celebrated Nov. 28 at Queen of Apostles Chapel at Mount Saint John in Dayton. Brother Don, 83, died Nov. 22 in Dayton. He had been a Marianist for 58 years.

Wednesday, December 2, 2009 A Mass of Christian Burial for Sister of Charity of Cincinnati Ann Reimund was celebrated Nov. 27 in the Immaculate Conception Chapel at the congregation’s Delhi Township motherhouse. Sister Ann, 60, died Nov. 19 at Mother Margaret Hall.

Wednesday, December 2, 2009 A Mass of Christian Burial for Glenmary Father John Otterbacher was celebrated Dec. 2 at St. Matthias Church in Forest Park. Father Otterbacher, 81, died Nov. 23 at the Glenmary residence in Cincinnati. He was a Glenmary Home Missioner for 57 years.

Wednesday, December 2, 2009 By David Eck ST. MARTN DEANERY — Thanksgiving held special meaning this year for the members of St. Bernadette Parish in Amelia. After worshiping in a small, temporary mission church and in a multi-purpose building for more than six decades, the parish finally has its first

Wednesday, December 2, 2009 By Sister Betty J. Lillie, S.C. Second Sunday of Advent: Baruch 5:1-9; Psalm 126:1-6; Philippians 1:4-6,8-11; Luke 3:1-6 A wonderful guest is coming, and the time of preparation for the event is full of joy and excitement. However, from our point of time in history the

Friday, November 27, 2009 By Father Kenneth Overberg, SJ Despite the fact that the epidemic is spreading faster than previously thought, there has been a sharp decline in public concern regarding HIV and AIDS. World AIDS Day, Dec. 1, provides us an opportunity for renewed awareness and action.

Friday, November 27, 2009 ST. FRANCIS DE SALES DEANERY — The traditional Advent Lessons and Carols service in the Chapel of St. Gregory the Great at The Athenaeum of Ohio/Mount St. Mary Seminary will be 7:30 p.m., Monday, Dec. 7.