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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, July 22, 2009 By Father Timothy Schehr Seventeenth Sunday in Ordinary Time: 2 Kings 4:42-44; Psalm 145:10-18; Ephesians 4:1-6; John 6:1-15 How good a student would any one of us be in the Lord’s classroom? It might be comforting to know that even the twelve apostles struggled…at least in

Wednesday, July 22, 2009 By David Eck CATHEDERAL DEANERY — Recalling John’s Gospel story of Jesus washing His apostles’ feet, Catholic radio host Brian Patrick spoke of working together and serving others during his address to the Society of St. Vincent de Paul (SVDP) regional meeting held July 16-18 in

Monday, July 20, 2009 DAYTON DEANERY — Catholics throughout the Dayton area will gather to find “Sacred Hope in the Midst of a Challenging Economy” at a Labor Day Mass Monday, Sept. 7, at 9 a.m. at Immaculate Conception Church, 2300 S. Smithville Road.

Monday, July 20, 2009 ST. FRANCIS DE SALES DEANERY — Gregory R. Saelens, a teacher and administrator at St. Ursula Academy for 33 years, has returned to Archbishop McNicholas High School — his alma mater — as principal.

Wednesday, July 15, 2009 A Mass of Christian Burial for Franciscan Sister Laetitia Meyer was celebrated July 7 at the motherhouse chapel of the Sisters of St. Francis of Oldenburg, Ind. Sister Laetitia died on July 5 at St. Clare Hall, the congregation’s health care facility. She was 97 years

Wednesday, July 15, 2009 A Mass of Christian Burial for Sister of Charity Shirley Marie Dietrich was celebrated on July 10 in the Immaculate Conception Chapel at the motherhouse of the Sisters of Charity of Cincinnati. Sister Shirley died on July 6 at Mother Margaret Hall. She was 79 years

Friday, July 17, 2009 By Eileen Connelly, OSU DAYTON DEANERY — As a teenager living in the vicinity of Dayton’s Dixie Drive in the late 1950s, Fran Duell recalls the neighbors’ concern regarding the number of adult nightclubs along the city’s Dixie Strip. Little did she know then that one

Thursday, July 16, 2009 By Pat McDonough Roseto Valfortore is a small Italian village outside of Rome. In 1882 Rosetans began leaving their homeland for the United States. By the dawn of the 20th century so many of its inhabitants had settled in the same rocky part of Pennsylvania, that

Wednesday, July 15, 2009 By Father Timothy Schehr Sixteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time: Jeremiah 23:1-6; Psalm 23:1-3, 3-4, 5, 6; Ephesians 2:13-18; Mark 6:30-34 Every spring we celebrate Good Shepherd Sunday. It’s the Fourth Sunday of Easter. But here it is the middle of summer, and we hear about Jesus

Thursday, July 16, 2009 By Carmen M. Hubbard ARCHDIOCESE — The archdiocesan Department of Stewardship nearly met its financial contribution goal for this year’s Catholic Ministries Appeal (CMA) thanks to the generosity of area Catholics. The CMA concluded on June 30. As of July 8, CMA donations had reached 85