Posts In Category

Features

In October-November 1975, five institutions in Cincinnati were interviewed in 90 minutes specials on WCET, Channel 48. The segment on the Archdiocese of Cincinnati was aired on October 28 and included a history of the Archdiocese, a discussion among Archbishop Joseph L. Bernardin, Bishop Daniel E. Pilarczyk, and James Shea,

Dominican Sister Mary John
There are times when vocations to religious life converge in celebration. When Dominican Sister Mary John Slonkosky was honored July 10 at St. Augustine Parish in Minster for her 25 years of service to God and His church, the anniversary of her vocation was the focus. But, the extended family

In late 1945 Abp. John T. McNicholas opened a weekly radio program entitled, “The Catholic Position.” This six-week program was structured to have selected priests of the Archdiocese of Cincinnati explain the Catholic position on many questions of the day, especially as the world had just experienced a massive and

A seemingly endless expanse of blue sky and fields. A landscape dotted with barns, silos, grazing livestock and old family farmhouses. This is the scene that greets visitors to rural areas in the northern part of the archdiocese, in this case outside Fort Loramie, where six generations of the Hoying

There are several instances of biological brothers becoming priests for the Archdiocese of Cincinnati, but in the late 19th century, an extraordinary instance came from the family of Patrick and Johanna Hickey. Five of their sons became priests for the Archdiocese and one daughter became a Sister of Notre Dame

A hand holds a rainbow-colored rosary in front of a crucifix. Rainbow imagery is often associated with LGBTQ movements. Courage International, an apostolate for Catholics with homosexual desires, uses only a crucifix and the group's name as a logo. (CT Photo/John Stegeman)
“Persons with homosexual desires have always been with us,” and a fully-Catholic program aiming to assist those persons has been around now for more than 25 years. While new to the Archdiocese Cincinnati, the Courage ministry is growing. The “About Us” section of Courage International’s website starts with the above

The Archdiocese of Cincinnati Central Offices are located in a nine-story building at 8th and Walnut Streets in downtown Cincinnati. While the archdiocese has owned the space since 1978, the building has a long and interesting history. The story of 100 E. Eighth Street, Cincinnati, begins before the building was constructed

The simplest action can leave a lasting impact and can bridge a very big generation gap. Take the outings for Mary Ann Mecher’s fourth grade religion class at Our Lady of Victory School. Once a month, she brings her students to visit the seniors who attend the Adult Day program

Sister of Mercy Mary Aloyse Gerhardstein is certainly not slowing down at 87 years old – just changing course. Sister Aloyse, a lifelong Cincinnatian, has dedicated her life to educating and inspiring children locally and abroad. She helped Mercy Montessori establish the upper elementary program and Cincinnati’s first Montessori junior

In the spring of 1913 a massive storm stretching from Nebraska to Michigan to Vermont made its way across the country. Tornadoes in the Great Plains claimed several lives and was then soon followed by heavy rainfall. The storm’s scale of destruction had never before been seen in the United