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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, January 13, 2010 Dr. Cesare A. La Ruffa, M.D., 88, longtime Family physician of Blanchester, died January 1 in Ft. Lauderdale, FL. A Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated at St. Columbkille Church in Wilmington. Memorial contributions may be made to St. Columbkille Church/Holy Name Chapel or Chatfield College.

Wednesday, January 13, 2010 By David Eck ARCHDIOCESE — After nearly 30 years of sending seminarians to the Pontifical College Josephinum in Columbus for their undergraduate studies, the Archdiocese of Cincinnati is offering another option.

Wednesday, January 13, 2010 ARCHDIOCESE — Pat Armstrong, veteran educator and a retired assistant superintendent of Catholic schools for the Archdiocese of Cincinnati, is returning to the archdiocese as interim director of Educational Services, superintendent of schools.

Wednesday, January 13, 2010 ARCHDIOCESE — The Society of St. Vincent de Paul will host a “Clean Out & Donate” weekend Jan. 23-24 to collect household items, furniture and clothing.

Wednesday, January 13, 2010 By Mike Dyer ST. LAWRENCE DEANERY — Bernie Karwisch can’t say enough about his good friend Richard L. Tabler. The men have enjoyed a friendship over the past 10 or 11 years and are active members of the Knights of Columbus. While both hold leadership positions

Wednesday, January 13, 2010 By Mary Caffrey Knapke ST. MARYS DEANERY — “Faith, family, and farm” — that’s how parishioner Pat Diller summarized the history and character of St. Peter Parish near Ft. Recovery in Mercer County. The parish has served generations of Catholic families in the rural St. Peter

Thursday, January 14, 2010 By Jeanne Hunt When I was a child, the good Sisters taught me that there are four states of life or vocations: the priesthood, the consecrated religious life, marriage and the single state. I believed that they were presented in that order because priesthood was the

Wednesday January 13, 2010 By Father Timothy Schehr Second Sunday in Ordinary Time: Isaiah 62:1-5; 1 Corinthians 12:4-11; John 2:1-11 On the list of most popular Gospel scenes, the wedding at Cana has to be near the top. One reason for its appeal is its connection with ordinary life. We

Tuesday, January 12, 2010 A Mass of Christian Burial for Franciscan Sister Olivia Marie Stier was celebrated on Jan. 5 in the motherhouse chapel of the Sisters of St. Francis, Oldenburg, Ind. Sister Olivia Marie, 97, died Jan. 3 at Margaret Mary Community Hospital in Batesville.

Tuesday, January 12, 2010 A Mass of Christian Burial for Sister of St. Joseph Marie Andre Raymond was celebrated at Mount St. Mary Convent in Wichita, Kan., on Jan. 6. Sister Marie Andre, 96, died Jan. 4 at the convent.