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Steve Trosley

Steve Trosley

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

The Archdiocesan Pastoral Council continued to discuss revision of its bylaws and membership parameters at its regular meeting March 5 at the Bartlett Center on the campus of the Athenaeum of Ohio. However, the commission first heard an upbeat report on the archdiocese’s finances from its own oversight committee and

It’s one of those infamous dinnertime phone calls. “Hello, Steffen, this is Travis at Marketing Research Associates. You’ve been identified as an opinion leader and we value your opinions. I would like to ask you a few questions.” If you’re a registered voter and have a landline listed in one

There’s much talk and much more being written these days in the Catholic world about evangelism – sharing the joy of the Gospel message with others. We’ve all met evangelists, seen them on TV or witnessed them giving their witness in any number of forums – including in the political

The deadline for submission of entries in a Year of Mercy video contest for sixth, seventh and eighth grade youth in the Archdiocese of Cincinnati will be April 1, according to Sean Reynolds, Director of the Office of Youth and Young Adult Ministry. Reynolds said those interested should create a

When you write it down, you put yourself in the game. So says a writing coach who specializes in getting people past writer’s block. We have embarked on one of the great American adventures in citizenship — a presidential election year. As I write this, the Iowa Caucuses are a

A full house at the Cathedral of St. Peter in Chains Jan. 17 enjoyed a concert performance by more than 120 singers and musicians from 17 religious orders in concert to celebrate the Year of Consecrated Life declared by Pope Francis at the end of 2014. The observance will come to an

When Pope Benedict XVI said the Catholic Church could not be credible in its evangelization efforts if it was not in cyberspace, he signaled a new approach for Catholic catechesis – the teaching of the catechism. And with a grant from Archbishop Dennis M. Schnurr, 145 of the 200 parishes

Seeds take time to germinate. They also need cultivation for maximum yield. I learned this back in the 70s, when a mischievous editor decided it would be amusing to make the city kid a farm reporter. That sprung to mind Dec. 9, as Archbishop Joseph Kurtz of Louisville delivered a

The “fingerprints of Pope Francis” are on the recent Synod on the Family, Archbishop Joseph Kurtz of Louisville said Dec. 9 at the James J. Gardner Lecture on Moral Theology. Archbishop Kurtz, who is president of the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops and who was a delegate to the

Steve Trosley
The recording was soothing and stark at the same time but, almost 50 years ago, a particular recording of the Christmas classic “Silent Night/7 O’clock News,” captured the imaginations of many American teenagers. The recording was on the then-popular artists’ “Parsley, Sage, Rosemary and Thyme,” album. Simon and Garfunkel was