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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.

Wednesday, September 2, 2009 Jesuit Father William King, former associate director of alumni relations at Xavier University in Cincinnati, died Aug. 20 in Michigan. He was 83. The Akron native had been residing at the Jesuit’s Combiere Center in Clarkston. A Mass of Christian Burial was offered there on Aug.

Wednesday, September 2, 2009 ARCHDIOCESE — Cincinnati businessman and philanthropist William J. Williams died Aug. 23. He was 93. The former chairman and chief executive officer of Western & Southern Financial Group, Williams supported Catholic institutions, including the Athenaeum of Ohio/Mount St. Mary’s Seminary.

Wednesday, September 2, 2009 By Scott Mussari The number 40 has certain significance in the Bible. Forty days was the length of time Noah withstood the rains, Moses was up the mountain and Jesus was in the desert. Scholars believe the meaning behind the use of 40 is to symbolize

Wednesday, September 2, 2009 By Sister Betty J. Lillie, S.C. 23rd Sunday in Ordinary Time: Isaiah 35:4-7a; Psalm 146:7-10; James 2:1-5; Mark 7:31-37 Wonderful things occurred when the messianic prophecies of the Hebrew Scriptures were finally fulfilled in the ministry of Jesus. Miracles were the authenticating signs of the identity

Monday, August 31, 2009 ST. FRANCIS DE SALES DEANERY — A day-long workshop on appreciative inquiry and pastoral planning will be offered in October by the Lay Pastoral Ministry Program of the Athenaeum of Ohio.

Friday, August 28, 2009 ARCHDIOCESE — The Ohio Catholic Education Association Convention (OCEA) will be held Thursday, Oct. 8, and Friday, Oct. 9, at the Duke Energy Center in Cincinnati. This event is sponsored by the Catholic Conference of Ohio in collaboration with all the Catholic dioceses of Ohio, as

Friday, August 28, 2009 ARCHDIOCESE — Knights helping Knights has been established, thanks to Grand Knight Charlie Kramer of Knights of Columbus Council 4324 in Johnstown, who had a vision of using the internet to link job seekers with job providers.

Thursday, August 27, 2009 CATHEDRAL DEANERY — Franciscan Father Bill Farris, president of Roger Bacon High School, has announced that Rick Sollmann, an alumnus of the class of 1968, is the school’s new principal.

Thursday, August 27, 2009 By Eileen Connelly, OSU In order to mark the Year for Priests declared by Pope Benedict XVI, The Catholic Telegraph will feature a series of regular articles profiling area clergy members. It is our hope these stories will enable Catholics in the archdiocese to come to

Wednesday, August 26, 2009 KATMANDU, Nepal — Jesuit Father James J. Donnelly, who served in Nepal for nearly 50 years, died in Katmandu Aug. 17. The Cincinnati native, who had dedicated his life to education in his adopted homeland, was 80 and suffering from various ailments.