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The Catholic Telegraph

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

Parker Niehaus Elder High School National Merit Semifinalist (Courtesy Photo)
Parker Niehaus a product of school’s Honors Program PRICE HILL, CINCINNATI, OH – Elder High School senior, Parker Niehaus, has been named a 2019 National Merit Semifinalist. Over 1.6 million juniors in about 22,000 high schools from across the country took the 2017 Preliminary SAT/National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test (PSAT/NMSQT)

Sister LaKesha Church's first profession of vows (Courtesy Photo)
DAYTON, Ohio — “Joy” was the theme of the day as Sister LaKesha Church pronounced first vows as a Sister of the Precious Blood on Aug. 25 in the chapel at Salem Heights, the congregational residence. During his homily, Father Ken Pleiman, CPPS, identified three words from the day’s readings

The Diaz Family (File Photo)
Last year, Maribel Trujillo-Diaz was deported after several rounds in court proceedings. Maribel, a wife, a mother of four was an active member of St. Julie Billiart Parish in Hamilton. This past weekend,  Maribel Trujillo Diaz has been reunited with her family after 17 months of separation. Last year many organizations

What: Saint Padre Pio relics tour in Cincinnati, Ohio When: Wednesday Oct. 3, 2018 7:30 A.M. Rite of Reception 8:00 A.M. – 6:30 P.M. Pilgrims venerating relics 7:00 P.M. Mass to honor St. Pio celebrated by Archbishop Schnurr Where: St. Peter in Chains Cathedral; 325 W. 8th St. Cincinnati, OH

Q: In the last 50 years, various orders in the church, including porter, exorcist, and subdeacon, have disappeared. What is the theology behind these orders and why were they discontinued? A: As early as the third century, certain roles of service, including deacon, subdeacon, lector, and acolyte, were present in

September 19, 2018 WASHINGTON–The U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops’ (USCCB) Administrative Committee has issued the following statement today in response to the recent sex abuse scandals. In the statement, the bishops say they pledge to “heal and protect with every bit of the strength God provides us.” Turning to the

Pope Leo XIII wrote the Saint Michael prayer in 1884, after supposedly seeing a frightening vision: evil spirits, trying to fulfill Satan’s boast to destroy our Lord’s Church within a century, were engaging in fierce attacks against it. Saint Michael the Archangel, defend us in battle. Be our protection against

Are you having trouble being perfect?   Remember Martha Stewart referring to her cakes and flowers etc. as perfect? It would irritate me to use perfect that way. But I suspect that the real problem is that I know that I can never measure up to Martha’s standards. The idea of

Heavy wind caused by Hurricane Irma is seen in Miami Sept. 10. (CNS
Hurricane Florence has had an impact on the Carolinas and assistance is needed. Catholic Charities USA  provides essentials to the affected communities and  CCUSA is working closely with local agencies to support individuals and families impacted by Hurricane Florence.  To help n their efforts, click here 

St. Peter in Chains Cathedral will have the official relics of St. Padre Pio of Pietrelcina on October 3, 2018 on the occasion of the 50th commemoration anniversary of his passing. The public veneration will take place from 8:00 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. A Mass in honor of Saint Padre