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Deacon Royce Winters Chaplain in the Cincinnati Fire Department. (Courtesy Photo)
Deacon Royce Winters of the Archdiocese of Cincinnati attended the Greater Cincinnati Firefighters Tribute on October 13, 2016 in Downtown Cincinnati to remember fallen firefighters. Deacon Royce is a chaplain for The Cincinnati Fire Department and they may respond to incidents where CFD officials deem a need, offer counseling to

The third building for the Fontbonne (formerly called Sacred Heart Home), opened in 1962. Operated by the Sisters of St. Joseph, it was a home for unmarried businesswomen in Cincinnati. Located at Broadway and Fifth Street, not only did the Fontbonne provide housing, but it also hosted socials and meetings,

Hispanic adults students are shown attending a Catholic Social Teaching formation program recently. (Courtesy Photo)
By Sister Tracy Kemme, SC Ever Reynoso struggled to find a Catholic parish that would welcome Latino immigrants, when he arrived in Cincinnati in 2004 after an arduous journey from Guatemala. Twelve years later, he is studying to be a catechist in the Archdiocese of Cincinnati. Dina Beach, the Assistant

Sister Eileen holds three of the kittens she fostered and socialized. (Courtesy Photo)
By Patricia McGeever Before Sister Eileen Connelly became an army veteran, or a reporter and newspaper editor, or a hospice volunteer or an Ursuline, she adopted a cat. That cat, Katie, helped shape another ministry with which Sister Eileen is very involved – rescuing abandoned and stray felines. “I don’t

From The Catholic Telegraph October 6, 1978 edition Archbishop Joseph L. Bernardin expressed shock and sadness at the sudden death of Pope John Paul I, calling him a person of “extraordinary pastoral sensitivity.” Meeting with newspaper radio and television reporters Friday Morning (Sept 29) a few hours after the news

by Sarah Patterson “Dear Diary Day” isn’t exactly a well known holiday, celebrated, or even known without a google search of “odd holidays.” But, celebrated today, September 22, this gives us a chance to highlight two diaries in the Archives, and both belonging to two good friends. The first diary

Through an organization called School of Faith, John Leyendecker discovered his mission is teaching teachers. “School of Faith started working in the Archdiocese of Cincinnati,” said Leyendecker, a northern Kentucky native who now resides in Milford. “Last year, we took 15 Catholic school teachers to the Holy Land for a

by Sarah Patterson September 15th is the memorial of Our Lady of Sorrows. Simeon predicted that a sword would pierce Mary’s heart (Luke 2:35) and the Church honors her seven sorrows. There have been two churches with this title in the Archdiocese of Cincinnati, one in Monroe and the other

By Sarah Patterson September 8 marks the Feast of the Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary, her Immaculate Conception having been celebrated nine months prior. Many churches are given various titles to Our Lady, but one alone in the Archdiocese of Cincinnati is dedicated to her birth. This is St.

Then. From The Catholic Telegraph, June 28, 1974, excerpts from an article: Apostle of Poor Wins Hearts, By Judy Ball She was so small, she stood on a box to reach the microphone. But Mother Teresa of Calcutta had no trouble reaching her audiences at Mt. St Joseph College and