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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.

Thursday, February 18, 2010 By Father Earl Fernandes In 1982  my father came home from work one day with a brand new car for my mom. It was a maroon Ford Fairmont. We children were jumping up and down with excitement as we saw it for the first time through

Wednesday, February 17, 2010 ST. FRANCIS DE SALES DEANERY— Immaculate Heart of Mary Parish in Cincinnati was one of the first parishes to start a yearly collection to aid Cincinnati’s Mercy Franciscan at St. John with its food collection. In 2009 there were 14 parishes helping, and IHM parishioner Ed

Wednesday, February 17, 2010 By Mary Caffrey Knapke ST. MARYS DEANERY — On a recent morning at the St. Charles Senior Living Community in Carthagena, Precious Blood Father Tom Beischel placed flour, yeast, dry milk, butter, water and grain in a well-used bread machine. A few hours later, loaf number

Wednesday, February 17, 2010 By Eileen Connelly, OSU ST. FRANCIS DE SALES DEANERY — “Every day is filled with new graces.” That’s how Chris Pramuk describes life since he and wife, Lauri, completed the faith-filled journey that brought their two newly adopted children home from Haiti in late January. It could

Wednesday, February 17, 2010 By Terrance Callan First Sunday of Lent: Deuteronomy 26:4-10; Romans 10:8-13; Luke 4:1-13 This is the first Sunday of Lent, a 40-day period of preparation to celebrate Easter. Lent can be seen as a retreat undertaken by the entire church to deepen our faith before our

Friday, February 12, 2010 CATHEDRAL DEANERY — St. Monica-St. George Parish Newman Center’s “Year with Thomas Merton” continues in February with a Lenten retreat led by Jonathan Montaldo. “Becoming Communities of Forgiveness: Thomas Merton’s Teaching on Living in Contemplative Relationships” will take place in the parish center on Friday, Feb.

Friday, February 12, 2010 By Eileen Connelly, OSU SPRINGFIELD DEANERY — When snowboarders take to the ice and snow during the Winter Olympic Games in Vancouver, parishioners at St. Patrick Church in Bellefontaine will be rooting for hometown boy Louie Vito, who is known for his dedication to giving back

Friday, February 12, 2010 By Eileen Connelly, OSU ARCHDIOCESE — Feb. 14th brings double reason to celebrate love and commitment this year as World Marriage Day coincides with Valentine’s Day. While the sacrament of marriage is one to be celebrated, the U.S. bishops have recognized that marriage as an institution

Thursday, February 11, 2010 ARCHDIOCESE — As of Feb. 4, parishes throughout the Archdiocese of Cincinnati have contributed generously to assist earthquake victims in Haiti. Donations are still coming in, but as of that date, the amount received was $925,000.

Thursday, February 11, 2010 On Jan. 29 the Ursuline Sisters of Brown County granted an agricultural easement to the Southern Ohio Farmland Preservation Association (SOFPA) to insure that 83.368 acres of agricultural property in the village of St. Martin will remain available for agriculture.