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The Catholic Telegraph

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

Instructions for a life of love This column first appeared in our July, 2018 print edition It started out quite innocently. I was giving a talk to seventh-grade confirmation students and their parents at a parish. I was speaking about knowing your Catholic faith and sharing it with your child. 

It was all smiles at St. Francis DeSales. From left to right Mrs. Pam Forte and Ms. Greta Brandon(cook, School Receptionist and mother and grandmother to many SFDS alumni (CT Photo/Greg Hartman)
It was a busy first half of 2018 in the Archdiocese of Cincinnati. Check out the half year in pictures:

A shorter version of this story appeared in our July, 2018 print edition. The eighth Ohio Historical Marker in Auglaize County debuted on May 8 when Father Patrick Sloneker and church historian Mike Gerlich unveiled the sign marking the site of Sts. Peter and Paul Church. The mother church of

This year’s Catholic Ministries Appeal (CMA) has exceeded its $5 million goal with $5,183,892 million pledged to the Appeal so far from over 26,500 households in the Archdiocese. The CMA is the annual archdiocesan effort to provide funding for six critical regional ministries: • Seminary and Vocations • Catholic Charities

Franciscan Brother Casey Cole will lead a two-night parish mission about where God is calling you. He will preach all weekend Masses, then present two talks on Monday and Tuesday evening.: Monday, 7pm: “We Are All Called” Tuesday, 7pm: “What Happens After Saying Yes to God” Click here for a

Thousands suffer during extreme heat in the Greater Cincinnati area as they don’t have air conditioning or even fans. On Wednesday, July 11, at 1:00 p.m. at the St. Vincent DePaul  Liz Carter Outreach Center in the West  End, they will be giving away between 150-200 free fans to help people stay

Gracious and loving God, let your Spirit be with us today. Hear our prayers, and increase in us the will to follow your Son Jesus. Help us to draw on the resources of our faith as we use the opportunities of our democracy to shape a society more respectful of

Fr. Edward Jach, priest, of the Siena Woods Support Community, Dayton, Ohio, USA, died in the service of the Blessed Virgin Mary on June 7, 2018 in Dayton, Ohio, USA, at the age of 86 with 67 years of religious profession. Fr. Ed was a teacher, school chaplain, pastor and

Cincinnati City council passes immigrant-friendly resolution
While elaborating on the church’s teaching on immigration, in this video Fr. Mike also points out that a nation has a right and responsibility to protect its borders. While it’s impossible to avoid politics completely on this issue, Fr. Mike addresses primarily the Christian principles inherent in the immigration debate.

Priests and their Pastoral Ministry That priests who experience fatigue and loneliness in their pastoral work, may find help and comfort in their intimacy with the Lord and in their friendship with their brother priests.