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The Catholic Telegraph

Founded in 1831, The Catholic Telegraph is the official news source of the Archdiocese of Cincinnati.

By Sharon Semanie When musical artist Jackie DeShannon recorded the lyrics to “What The World Needs Now Is Love” in 1965, she couldn’t have envisioned that a tenacious group of women in Shelby County would put those words into action decades later. An estimated 100 women from the Holy Angels

  75 Years Sister Maureen Donovan A native of Iowa, Sister Maureen Donovan spent her active ministry years as an educator in Ohio and Michigan. She first ministered as a primary school teacher at the following Archdiocesan schools: St. Patrick, Cincinnati (1945-’50); St. Aloysius, Fayetteville (1950-’51); Resurrection, Cincinnati (1951-’55); and

It’s Thanksgiving dinner. You look around the table and see, once again, your beloved, dysfunctional family. While you would like to imagine that you and your family are the perfect, loving family, around this turkey is a spicy mix of selfishness, negativism, pride, and a pinch of bitterness. I offer

60 Years Sr. Jeanette Johnson, OSU For over 47 years Sr. Jeanette was an elementary school teacher that included St. Vivian Finneytown, St Henry in Cincinnati and St. Louis in Owensville. During those years she also taught religious education in various parish in the St. Martin Deanery area. In 1975

Moving Forward Charlotte suffered years of abuse at the hands of her husband. The violence stopped when she called police and pressed charges. The police took her to the Family Justice Center where she developed a safety plan while police searched for her husband. Once he was behind bars and

October 2018 My Dear Friends in Christ, On November 18, the Church will once again celebrate a World Day of the Poor. In his message for the occasion, Pope Francis directs us to reflect upon what it means to “hear the cry of the poor” (cf. Ps 34). He exclaims:

Cheri Champagne, Catholic coordinator at Our Lady Queen of Peace Parish on Wright-Patterson AFB, poses with Father Donald Moss, pastor. (Courtesy Photo)
By Sharon Semanie Nine children are scheduled to be confirmed at Our Lady Queen of Peace Parish, Wright-Patterson Air Force Base (WPAFB), in November. The celebrant, Archbishop Timothy Broglio does not represent the Archdiocese of Cincinnati, but rather the Archdiocese for Military Services (USA) in Washington, D.C., the sole endorser

The Sacred Oils are distributed to a priest from each Deanery during the Chrism Mass at the Cathedral of Saint Peter in Chains in Cincinnati Tuesday, Mar. 27, 2018. (CT Photo/E.L. Hubbard)
The Archbishop’s Office has announced the following appointment of Dean: Reverend Bernie Weldishofer, Saint Andrew Deanery Reappointed for another term: Reverend Richard Walling, Saint Marys Deanery Reverend Christopher Worland, Dayton Deanery Reverend Kyle Schnippel, Saint Margaret Mary Deanery Reverend Michael Bidwell, Saint Lawrence Deanery Reverend Larry Tharp, Hamilton Deanery The

80 years Sister Irvin Marie Kreimer Sister Irvin entered the Sisters of St. Francis on September 8, 1938 from St. Leo Parish, Cincinnati, and made final vows on August 12, 1944. She taught in the archdiocese at St. Aloysius School, Sayler Park; St. Peter School, Chillicothe; St. Peter School, Hamilton;