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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, August 26, 2009 By Father Rob Waller A youngish girl comes to Communion, and as she has been taught and is accustomed, she places her left hand in her right hand to receive. As the priest says, “The body of Christ,” and as she says, “Amen,” both sets of

Wednesday, August 26, 2009 By Terrance Callan Twenty-Second Sunday in Ordinary Time: Deuteronomy 4:1-2, 6-8; Psalm 15:2-5; James 1: 17-18, 21-22, 27; Mark 7:1-8, 14-15, 21-23. All of us who believe in God try to do God’s will. But the history of the human race and our personal histories show

Tuesday, August 25, 2009 Staff report ARCHDIOCESE — Bishop Carl K. Moeddel, retired auxiliary bishop of the Archdiocese of Cincinnati, died in the early hours of Aug. 25 after a long illness. He was 71 years old. “Bishop Moeddel was a man of deep dedication and many talents,” said Archbishop

Friday, August 21, 2009 SIDNEY DEANERY — The 2009 Athenaeum of Ohio Alumni Association reunion was held Aug. 7 at Lehman Catholic High School in Sidney. Coadjutor Archbishop Dennis M. Schnurr presided at the alumni Mass.

Friday, August 21, 2009 SPRINGFIELD DEANERY — Movers from the St. Vincent de Paul Society and a volunteer crew of listeners recently moved Springfield’s Catholic radio station, 1600 AM, to its new home on the second floor of the Boyle Center, the former convent at St. Bernard Parish in Springfield.

Friday, August 21, 2009 By Eileen Connelly, OSU ARCHDIOCESE — The current economic crisis may make a college education seem out of reach for many families. In response, area Catholic institutions of higher learning are placing a renewed focus on marketing themselves and reaching out to parents and students to

Thursday, August 20, 2009 By David Eck CATHEDRAL DEANERY — The University of Cincinnati could be offering elective courses in Catholicism by next fall under a newly established chair of Catholic studies. The university recently received a $2 million gift from the Ruth J. and Robert A. Conway Foundation to

Wednesday, August 19, 2009 ST. LAWRENCE DEANERY — Mother of Mercy High School has welcomed Kirsten MacDougal as its first president. During this past year, the high school’s board of trustees and administration went through a comprehensive search process to find just the right fit to continue Mercy’s long tradition

Wednesday, August 19, 2009 By Eileen Connelly, OSU ARCHDIOCESE — As she made plans to continue her education, the idea of attending a four-year college was originally intimidating to Mary Daugherty. “I applied to a lot of four-year schools but was really scared by the college world,” she recalled. “I

Wednesday, August 19, 2009 By Sister Carol Gaeke, O.P. The greatest commandment is the Gospel: “Love the Lord your God and your neighbor as yourself.” It is proclaimed on the feast of Pope St. Pius X who was the great promoter of early and frequent reception of the Eucharist. Prior