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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, May 20, 2009 By David Eck ARCHDIOCESE — God calls men to the priesthood in many ways. Some hear the call as boys while others pursue different paths before entering the seminary. On May 23, seven men will be ordained for the Archdiocese of Cincinnati, the largest group to

Wednesday, May 20, 2009 By Terrance Callan Ascension of the Lord (B): Acts 1:1-11; Ephesians 4:1-13; Mark 16:15-20 This Sunday we celebrate the feast of the Ascension of Jesus, His return to His Father in heaven after His death and resurrection. This feast marks the conclusion of Jesus’ earthly life

Monday, May 18, 2009 CATHEDRAL DEANERY — Wearing a brown Roger Bacon High School cardigan, Archbishop Daniel E. Pilarczyk fit right in with the brown-robed friars of the St. John the Baptist Province when he became affiliated with the Franciscans during a recent ceremony. The affiliation was a ceremonial gesture

Monday, May 18, 2009 ARCHDIOCESE — Graduation season is one again upon us and area students will soon be donning their caps and gowns, marking the end of their Catholic high school years and looking to the future with faith and enthusiasm.

May 14, 2009 By Terrance Callan Sixth Sunday of Easter (B). Acts 10:25-26, 34-35, 44-48; 1 John 4:7-10; John 15:9-17 It is natural for us to care most about the people close to us and those who are most like us. And we easily assume that God cares more about

May 13, 2009 By Carmen M. Hubbard ST. MARGARET MARY DEANERY — Parents and students recently attended a presentation about the dangers and consequences of sexting — the practice of sending sexually explicit images or messages electronically, primarily via cell phones.  David Ausdenmoore, a Cincinnati police officer with the Hamilton

May 12, 2009 By Carmen M. Hubbard ARCHDIOCESE — The idea of a good deed has turned into a plentiful donation for a local food pantry.  Eight-year-old Preston Vickers and his second-grade classmates from All Saints School in Kenwood recently gave a portion of the gifts they received from their

May 11, 2009 DAYTON DEANERY — When Larry Janning needed insight on the important things in living a long life he turned to St. Leonard Senior Living Community. At the facility in Centerville, he received a plethora of knowledge and wisdom. He said there were so many nuggets that it

l    A Mass of Christian Burial for Precious Blood Father Richard Beischel was celebrated April 29 in Valdivia, Chile. Father Beischel, 81, died on April 27.

A Mass of Christian Burial for Sister of Mercy Mary Dolora Brinker was held on May 6 at the McAuley Convent Chapel in Cincinnati. She died on April 30 at age 93.   Sister Mary was born Margaret Brinker in 1915 in Covington, Ky. Sister Mary served the Sisters of