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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, December 23, 2009 By Sister Betty J. Lillie, S.C. The Holy Family of Jesus, Mary, and Joseph: Sirach 3:2-7, 12-14; Psalm 128:1-5; Colossians 3:12-21; Luke 2:41-52 Having celebrated the birth of Jesus, the structure of the holiest family in Nazareth  becomes visible. How did that family live? There is

Monday, December 21, 2009 The Most Rev. Dennis M. Schnurr, coadjutor archbishop of Cincinnati since Oct. 17, 2008, has succeeded the Most Rev. Daniel E. Pilarczyk as archbishop, becoming the 10th ordinary (presiding bishop) of the Archdiocese of Cincinnati since its founding in 1821.

Monday, December 21, 2009 ARCHDIOCESE — The Society of St. Vincent de Paul has relocated its Mt. Washington Thrift Store to a newly constructed, stand-alone building at 2300 Beechmont Ave. The new store and donation center is 10,000 square feet, more than double the size of the previous location, and

Loretto Jane Humbert, 89, died Wednesday, Dec. 16. She was a member of St. Vivian Parish in Cincinnati. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at St. Vivian Church. Imwalle Memorial Funeral Home in Cincinnati is handling the arrangements.

Friday, December 18, 2009 By Mike Dyer ST. LAWRENCE DEANERY — Elder High School students and faculty members have been truly living the Gospel message this holiday season through the school’s annual food and toy drive. For more than 30 years, the all-boys school has sponsored a drive that collects

Friday, December 18, 2009 By Eileen Connelly, OSU ARCHDIOCESE — Archbishop Daniel E. Pilarczyk’s fellow priests from the ordination class of 1959 recall him as outstanding student who preferred reading and playing cards to athletics and demonstrated qualities even then that attested to the leader he would become.

Thursday, December 17, 2009 ST. FRANCIS DE SALES DEANERY — Five seminarians for the Archdiocese of Cincinnati have been approved for candidacy for Holy Orders. Coadjutor Archbishop Dennis M. Schnurr presided  over the Rite of Admission to Candidacy for Holy Orderson Dec. 8 in the Chapel of St. Gregory the

Thursday, December 17, 2009 By David Eck DAYTON DEANERY — Just weeks before celebrating the 50th anniversary of his ordination to the priesthood, Archbishop Daniel E. Pilarczyk revisited the places where his priestly vocation was nurtured.

Thursday, December 17, 2009 By Sister Carol Gaeke, O.P. When the pregnant Elizabeth encountered the pregnant Mary, there was great joy at the mutual recognition of God among them in Mary’s womb.

Wednesday, December 16, 2009 CATHEDRAL DEANERY — Two events will mark the 50th anniversary of Archbishop Daniel E. Pilarczyk’s ordination to the priesthood on Dec. 20, 2009. The first will be an anniversary Mass at the Cathedral of St. Peter in Chains in Cincinnati on Sunday, Dec. 20, at 3