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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 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

Monday, March 16, 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.

Wednesday, March 11, 2009 By Father Kyle Schnippel Why is it that a nice juicy hamburger always sounds better on Fridays of Lent than any other day? I can go weeks without craving this particularly American meal, but once Lent starts it seems that this is all I can think

Wednesday, March 11, 2009 By Sister Betty J. Lillie, S.C. Exodus 20:1-17;  Psalms 19: 8-11;  1 Corinthians 1:22-25;  Jn 2: 13-25               In the fullness of time when Divine Wisdom became incarnate in the Person of Jesus, a new and deeper wisdom came into the world through God’s Spirit. Before then,

Wednesday, March 11, 2009 A Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated March 10 for Precious Blood Sister Rosella Hess at Salem Heights in Dayton. Sister Rosella died March 7 at the age of 94. She had been a Sister of the Precious Blood for 77 years.