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by Eileen Connelly, OSU When Ted Bergh retires from his position as CEO of Catholic Charities Southwestern Ohio (CCSWO) on April 3, he will do so knowing he responded to God’s call, along with making an indelible impact on the lives of those experiencing poverty. Bergh, who ministered with Catholic

The Archdiocese of Cincinnati, along with Catholics around the world, will observe Ash Wednesday, on February 26, 2020. Ash Wednesday begins the season of Lent in the Catholic Church in preparation for Easter (that will fall on April 12 this year). Ash Wednesday is an obligatory day of fasting (one

Many of us worry about a lot. We live in fear and so hide from danger. Jesus tells us that we must let go of our worries and follow him. Check out Today’s Video from Father Casey Cole:

By Hannah Brockhaus Vatican City, Mar 14, 2020 / 04:56 pm (CNA).- Due to the coronavirus pandemic, Pope Francis’ liturgies for Holy Week and Easter, which usually include the presence of thousands of people, will be held without public attendance this year. According to an online notice from the Prefecture

Here is a  translation of the prayer Pope Francis recited by video March 11 for a special Mass and act of prayer asking Mary to protect Italy and the world during of the coronavirus pandemic. O Mary, you always shine on our path as a sign of salvation and of

by M.D. Pitman For nearly 140 years, the Knights of Columbus (KC) have been an important part of the Catholic community. They have evolved from offering a version of term life insurance for individual communities in the 1880s, to an international organization with a dual focus. “It’s really two organizations

by Gail Finke There is a piece of the True Cross at Holy Cross-Immaculata in Mt. Adams. It is available for veneration on a side altar in the main church on Good Friday – see it when you pray the steps! Is the relic of the True Cross real? While

We’re beginning the second full week of Lent. We started new, a new adventure: even in the Archdiocese, the season of spring is changing our landscape. Yet, things can get bogged down, the hard work becomes task, and the excitement fades. In Today’s Video, Father Mike Schmitz looks at How

by Eileen Connelly, OSU When it’s an undeniably worthy cause that transforms the lives of urban children by providing them access to a strong Catholic education, people want to support it. That’s how Ted Torbeck, who cochaired the 2019 Catholic Inner-City Schools (CISE) campaign, along with his wife, Peggy, account

by Mark Danis Jalen* opened one eye to see his younger sister sleeping on the cot next to him. He, his mother and his little sister came to live at the St. Vincent de Paul shelter after his mother’s new boyfriend began treating them badly. Jalen turned and looked at