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Steve Trosley

Steve Trosley

Steve Trosely is the editor and general manager of The Catholic Telegraph.

Meet five from Toledo, Louisville, and Fathers of Mercy Five men from outside the archdiocese who have been preparing for the priesthood at Mount St. Mary’s Seminary will be ordained in their dioceses or religious orders this spring. With Cincinnati’s four graduates, they make up the ordination class of 2018.

Thousands visit for Catholic education conference; Pope Francis sends envoy Attendees at the 112th National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA) convention in Cincinnati in early April honored two area educators for their contributions and ministry.  At the dinner opening the week-long convention, Mayra Alza Wilson, coordinator of Latino outreach for Catholic

Four to be ordained for area parishes on May 19 How do you learn God’s plan for your life? “Go to Mass and pray in front of the tabernacle as frequently as you can,” said Deacon Craig Best, who will be ordained a priest in Cincinnati’s cathedral this month. “Give

Archbishop Dennis M. Schnurr announced today that Father Anthony Brausch will be installed as the thirty-sixth President of the Athenaeum and Rector of Mount St. Mary’s Seminary on May 13, 2018. Archbishop Schnurr thanked Father Benedict O’Cinnsealaigh for his seven years of leadership as President and Rector and for his

What are we saying this year? Season’s greetings? Holiday greetings? Merry Christmas? Anecdotal evidence would seem to indicate that how we greet others at Christmas time has more to do with fear than with conviction. We fear that we will offend someone or instigate an unpleasant confrontation. So we default

The skies may have been leaden, but the light of what Archbishop Dennis Schnurr called an “historic event” shined bright on those gathered under a tent on in the Marian Courtyard of Mount St. Mary’s Seminary of the West Nov. 2 as ground was broken for a new residence building.

We can learn as our children grow. Solomon asked God for wisdom and God should have told him to listen to his children. I learned the concept of “inside voice and outside voice” when my oldest child started grade school. She explained to me one day when her brother and

Deglazing a rich tomato sauce with vodka and burning off the alcohol, Father Leo Patalinghug told the crowd when Jesus sent the apostles to evangelize the world, he told them to eat whatever they were offered wherever they stayed. “Christians can eat and drink whatever they like,” he said, “in moderation.” (CT Photo/Steve Trosley)
Father Leo Patalinghug invoked Scripture while performing a cooking demonstration for hundreds of fans at the Mercer County Fair in Celina Aug. 13. Among his many observations while cooking, Father Leo told the group that parents can teach children about religion during a family meal because, “It’s hard to interrupt

Distribution of Communion (CT Photo/Greg Hartman)
The bishops of the United States convened with lay and clerical delegates from dioceses around the country in July to discuss evangelization and discipleship. A goodly number of representatives from the Archdiocese of Cincinnati attended and we sent staffer Gail Finke, so you can read all about it elsewhere in

There’s a lot of talk these days about fake news. I do not like the word fake, “a forgery” among other definitions. What they’re referring to is something written to mislead or trick the reader, especially if it disagrees with a given bias or promotes a perceived bias. Fake news,