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Staff Report Lent is a penitential season for Catholics preparing to mark the observance of Christ’s death on the cross, and on Easter his resurrection from the dead. For business owners, Lent is just part of the first financial quarter. For today’s Throwback Thursday, we go back to the late-1950s

February is Catholic Press Month, and as the primary Catholic media outlet in the region, The Catholic Telegraph has long served the Archdiocese of Cincinnati. Subscribe to our print edition at no cost HERE. For today’s Throwback Thursday, we’re looking inward. Our history, as you can see from our website logo,

A long walk can clear the mind, help tone the body and, as it turns out, help fund a school. During the week of Thanksgiving, one principal laced up her gym shoes and took steps to raise more than $3,000 for her school. It was part pilgrimage, part adventure and

Catholic Schools Week has been around since 1974, one year before Apple Inc. started donating Apple 1 computers to schools. Over the years that followed, Catholic schools were often among the leaders in integrating technology in the classroom. By the new millennium, Catholic schools in the Archdiocese of Cincinnati had

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Middle linebacker Luke Kuechly of the Carolina Panthers, the team going up against the Denver Broncos in the Feb. 7 Super Bowl, credits his parents and his Catholic faith for making a positive impact on his NFL career and his outlook on life. “I went to a Catholic

Upon entering Lisa Miller’s classroom at St. Nicholas Academy, it’s obvious how much her kindergartners adore their teacher. Just as evident is her love for them and dedication to bringing lessons of faith to the classroom, including her battle with breast cancer. Read more Catholic Schools Week Stories Miller, a

Tom Dao unravels red tape. Dao, a Vietnamese who arrived in the United States and Cincinnati in 1985, has become involved in  social service advocacy for the elderly and others in need in the Vietnamese community. “Some of what I do is help elderly people fill out applications for things

Adults and children around the nation gathered in front of televisions on this date 30 years ago to watch the launch of a space shuttle called Challenger. It was to be the 10th mission for the Challenger and it was carrying Christa McAuliffe, a Catholic, who was set to be the first

In a now-reverent place in Poland, impressions are etched where life’s dreams once ended. While Auschwitz, the most infamous German concentration camp in Poland touched Kristin Rutter on her visit there, it was at Majdanek where her emotions peaked. “You’ve never heard of it, right?” Rutter asked. “There were no

The first issue of The Catholic Telegraph printed after the U.S. Supreme Court decision in Roe vs. Wade published on Jan. 26, 1973. Four days earlier, a landmark case that would cement the nation’s slide to legalized abortion on demand shook the Catholic community. Then-Archbishop of Cincinnati and future Cardinal Joseph