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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, December 8, 2009 A Mass of Christian Burial for Father Erwin J. Bertke was celebrated on Dec. 4 at St. Lawrence Church in Price Hill. Archbishop Daniel E. Pilarczyk presided. Father Bertke, 92, died Dec. 1 at Mercy Franciscan at West Park.

Wednesday, December 9, 2009 A Mass of Christian Burial for Missionary of the Precious Blood Father Raymond Schultheis will be celebrated Dec. 11 at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Verona, Pa. Father Schultheis, 80, died Dec. 5 at St. Charles Center in Carthagena. He was a Missionary of the Precious

Wednesday, December 9, 2009 A Mass of Christian Burial for Franciscan Sister Mary Inez Schuman was celebrated on Dec. 3 at the motherhouse chapel of the Sisters of St. Francis, Oldenburg, Ind. Sister Inez, 88, died Nov. 30 at Margaret Mary Community Hospital in Batesville.

Wednesday, December 9, 2009 A Mass of Christian Burial for Sister of Charity Helen Mary Flynn was celebrated on Dec. 3 in the Immaculate Conception Chapel at the congregation’s Delhi Township Motherhouse. Sister Helen Mary, 93, died Nov. 25 at Mother Margaret Hall.

Wednesday, December 9, 2009 By Sister Betty J. Lillie, S.C. Third Sunday of Advent: Zephaniah 3:14-18a; Isaiah 12:2-6; Philippians 4:4-7; Luke 3:10-18 As we draw closer to the celebration of Christmas the coming of the Messiah is a continuing emphasis in the Scripture passages used in the liturgy. In our

Friday, December 4, 2009 Ruth Lillian Coors (nee Boerger), 93, died Wednesday, Dec. 2. She was a member of St. Clement Parish in St. Bernard. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated Monday, Dec. 7 at St. Clement Church. Imwalle Memorial Funeral Home in St. Bernard is handling the

Friday, December 4, 2009 ST. ANDREW DEANERY — The Comboni Missionaries opened their first Crib Scene to the public in 1947, and the display has been available to people in the Cincinnati area every Christmas season for 62 consecutive years.

Friday, December 4, 2009 ST. FRANCIS DE SALES DEANERY— St. Nicholas Academy regional Catholic elementary school is expanding and relocating as a result of recommendations approved last month by Cincinnati Archbishop Daniel E. Pilarczyk.

Friday, December 4, 2009 By Mary Caffrey Knapke DAYTON DEANERY — “Before Katrina hit us, we were in crisis. What Katrina did was make a bad situation worse.” That was the central message of a lecture delivered by Adrian Dominican Sister Jamie Phelps on Nov. 10 at St. Charles Borromeo

Thursday, December 3, 2009 DAYTON DEANERY — Christmas in Latin America is an exhibit of more than 30 crib settings at Gallery Saint John that celebrates the Christmas event in Latin American cultures. These colorful pieces reflect local dress, customs and the climate of our neighbors to the south. The