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TCT Promo May
Staff Report Though the first day of summer isn’t until June, May is the month many start participating in summer activities. With that in mind, the May edition of The Catholic Telegraph includes your complete 2013 Festival Guide, listing all the festivals taking place in the archdiocese this summer. The

Archbishop Karl Alter scholarship
Press Release The Office of African American Catholic Ministries, on behalf of the Archdiocese of Cincinnati, has announced the 2013-2014 Archbishop Karl J. Alter Scholarship Grant awards. In 1964, Archbishop Karl J. Alter established the Archbishop Alter Scholarship — a four-year grant — to promote African American Catholic leadership among

XU Peacemakers 01
By Jean Lim For The Catholic Telegraph  How do you see yourself as hope to a world that desperately needs persons of faith to bring it closer to peace? That question was the focus of events at Xavier University on April 18 commemorating the 50th anniversary of Pacem in Terris

CJ students at the tree planting for Sister Dorothy Stang
Press Release Tiny seedlings and a prayer service have grown together to form an annual remembrance of Notre Dame de Namur Sister Dorothy Stang, who was killed in the Amazon Rainforest in Brazil while protecting the rights of indigenous farm families. Stang was a Dayton, Ohio native but a naturalized

Deacon Ordination13
Staff Report Cincinnati Archbishop Dennis M. Schnurr will ordain 20 permanent deacons and three transitional deacons for the Archdiocese of Cincinnati at 11 a.m., Saturday, April 27 at Our Lady of the Immaculate Conception Parish, 2300 S. Smithville Road, Dayton. In the Catholic Church today there are two forms of

Priest assignments for Cincinnati
Staff Report The Priests’ Personnel Office of the Archdiocese of Cincinnati has announced appointments by Archbishop Dennis M. Schnurr. The following appointments have already begun: Reverend Robert Thesing, SJ, part-time parochial administrator of St. Bernard and Mother of Christ effective October 1, 2012; Reverend Daniel Hartnett, SJ, pastor of St. Robert

Jeff Bohrer, the new archdiocesan director of property management and real estate
By Patricia McGeever For The Catholic Telegraph  The Archdiocese of Cincinnati is making a concerted effort to protect the planet. “My goal is to get the archdiocese to be the greenest in the nation,” says Jeff Bohrer, the new archdiocesan director of property management and real estate. By cutting energy

People wave banners during demonstration against France's planned legalization of same-sex marriage in Paris
By Catholic News Service  A glance around the nation and world in Catholic news. Marriage is not for government to ‘define or redefine,’ says bishop WILMINGTON, Del. (CNS) — Marriage “is a unique relationship between a man and a woman” and it’s not the government’s place to “define or redefine”

Boston Marathon runner leaves flowers on doorstep of home of 8-year-old Martin Richard, who was killed in blast
By Catholic News Service  VATICAN CITY (CNS) — Pope Francis responded to the bombings in Boston by invoking peace for the souls of the departed, consolation for the suffering and strength for emergency and medical personnel. In a message sent to Cardinal Sean P. O’Malley of Boston, Cardinal Tarcisio Bertone

Barbara Willke is pictured with her husband Dr. John Willke in September 1995. Barbara Willke died Sunday night at the age of 90. (CT PHOTO)
Staff Report Cincinnati Right to Life reported on its website Monday that Barbara Willke, co-founder along with her husband Dr. John Willke and former chairman of the organization for 28 years, died at the age of 90 Sunday night. The report said Willke died peacefully at Good Samaritan Hospital in