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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.

Tuesday, March 24, 2009 By Sister Betty Jane Lillie, S.C. Fifth Sunday of Lent 35: Jeremiah 31:31-34; Psalm 51:3-4, 12-15; Hebrews 5:7-9; John 12:20-33 Jesus called the hour of His death the hour of His glorification (John 12:23).  The kind of death he would die was indicated in Jesus’ own

Tuesday, March 24, 2009 By Father Rob Waller The stated mission of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission is “to protect investors, maintain fair, orderly, and efficient markets, and facilitate capital formation … as more and more first-time investors turn to the markets to help secure their futures, pay for

Thursday, March 19, 2009 By Mary Caffrey Knapke DAYTON DEANERY — Last fall, militant Hindu nationalists committed a rash of violent attacks on Christians within a remote and impoverished area of India, leaving an estimated 60 people dead and 50,000 displaced. More than 150 Christian churches were destroyed. Now, Father

Thursday, March 19, 2009 By Carmen M. Hubbard HAMILTON DEANERY — Some motherly advice struck a chord with Marie Wilson about being mindful of the necessities that are sometimes taken for granted. She realized that despite the tough economy, she and her family have been blessed with food that they

Tuesday, March 17, 2009 By Sister Carol Gaeke, O.P. A Southern politician was ranting about the need to inscribe the Ten Commandments on a municipal building when a reporter tentatively asked him “Sir, what are these Ten Commandments?” The politician hesitated, scratched his head and muttered: “Well, I am not

Tuesday, March 17, 2009 By Pat McDonough God has a question. Yes, the God of infinite wisdom and knowledge seems to be stumped. Genesis tells us that after Adam and Eve tasted the forbidden fruit, their eyes were opened to their capacity to sin. They were ashamed and covered themselves.

Tuesday, March 17, 2009 By Sister Betty Jane Lillie, S.C. Fourth Sunday of Lent: 32: 2 Chronicles 36:14-16, 19-23; Psalm 137:1-6; Ephesians 2:4-10; John 3:14-21 Our Gospel reading speaks of the Son of God lifted up on the cross to bring salvation to the world, but not to condemn the

Tuesday, March 17, 2009 CATHEDRAL DEANERY — The March sun played hide-and-seek with the thousands who marched in or reviewed the 2009 St. Patrick’s Day Parade in Cincinnati March 14, but the Irish blessings were still abundant.

Tuesday, March 17, 2009 By Eileen Connelly, OSU ARCHDIOCESE — Since arriving in America nearly 300 years ago, Catholic Sisters have served as educators, nurses, social workers and in a variety of other ministries, touching countless lives with their faith and compassion. Now the story of these courageous, committed women

Tuesday, March 17, 2009 A Mass of Christian Burial for Sister of Charity Frances Loretto Lopez was held on March 16 in the Immaculate Conception Chapel at the congregation’s Delhi Township motherhouse. She died on March 8 at the age of 101. Sister Frances Loretto was the oldest member of