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The Catholic Telegraph

Founded in 1831, The Catholic Telegraph is the official news source of the Archdiocese of Cincinnati.

The Catholic Education Foundation is currently accepting applications for 2018-2019 elementary school tuition assistance scholarships. All scholarships are needs-based and can be used at any Catholic elementary school within the Archdiocese of Cincinnati. Awards range from $250 to $1,000 per student. TO APPLY CLICK HERE. Tuition Assistance Scholarship Details Level

MARK G. KLUSMAN, renowned Elder High School Teacher, beloved brother of Tom (Nancy) Klusman and Paula (Jennifer Vonnahme) Klusman, devoted uncle of Tom (Jill) Klusman, Amy (Pat) Manger and Matt (Renee) Klusman, and loving great uncle of TC, Katie, Mark, Madison, Tyler, Chloe, Ella, Zane and Ruby. Died, Tuesday, December

David Kissell Director of the Office of Stewardship, Archdiocese of Cincinnati (CT Photo/Greg Hartman)
David Kissell, an experienced development executive and dedicated Catholic, has been named Director of the Department of Stewardship and Chief Development Officer for the Archdiocese of Cincinnati, effective immediately. Kissell had been serving as interim director of the department since December 1. “I feel extremely blessed to have the opportunity

Elizabeth Ann Bayley Seton, S.C., was the first native-born citizen[1] of the United States to be canonized by the Roman Catholic Church (September 14, 1975). She established the first Catholic girls’ school in the nation in Emmitsburg, Maryland, where she also founded the first American congregation of religious sisters, the

Temperatures were -4 on New Year’s Morning 2018. Many activities were cancelled because of the cold. Many put some logs on the fire, drank some hot beverage and made New Year’s Day, a day to stay in. Not Father Ethan Moore. As is a tradition in Fort Loramie, after the

Applications now being taken for all-expenses paid pilgrimage May 15-22 WASHINGTON, D.C.—U.S. Military personnel, including the wounded, ill, and injured, are now invited to apply for an all-expenses-paid, round-trip journey to the Marian grotto and spring baths at Lourdes, France, during the 60th annual Pèlerinage Militaire International (PMI)—or “International Military

Members of the parish of St. Dominic Salvio explain their parish-wide catechetist training program. (CT/Photo by Gail Finke)
Your faith can come alive at any moment of your day. “Daddy, why is the priest dressed like Jesus?” your son asks you during Mass. You freeze. No one’s ever asked you that before. What do you do? You can shush him, or you can teach him something about the

Pope Francis’s prayer intentions for January: Evangelization: Religious Minorities in Asia That Christians, and other religious minorities in Asian countries, may be able to practice their faith in full freedom.

Father Tom Wray and his wife Janet on a Ferris Wheel in Barcelona Spain at the mountain of Tibidabo (CT Photo/Greg Hartman)
2017 will be a year remembered for many things, at The Catholic Telegraph we look back at JOY in 2017!  

Q: At the beginning of Mass during the penitential act, the priest/deacon asks for God’s mercy on behalf of the people, but in doing so he never mentions the sins for which we need mercy. Is it allowable to mention specific sins at this time? The penitential act at the