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By John Stegeman For farmers and members of the Catholic Rural Life team, Gerald and Lori Vian, the torrential rains that have blanketed southwestern Ohio aren’t the full extent their problems. While the rains have their corn and bean crops behind schedule, the Vians are also working to rebuild their

When you meet JoEtta Oglesby, it’s impossible not to get caught up in her abundant joy and buoyant personality. As she will readily tell you, much of her joy comes from spending her days volunteering as a foster grandparent, assisting children in the classroom through Catholic Charities’ Senior Corps program.

by Rebecca Sontag The days are long but the years are short,” is a well-worn truism. We’ve heard it. We’ve said it. But we haven’t truly understood it until those marathon days of parenting (in the “primary-caregiver” sense) come to an abrupt halt. Right under the noses of attentive and

By Rebecca Sontag Abide, a five-day conference for archdiocesan teens, is no typical retreat. Abide is immersive and intense. It is a “going deeper” experience seeking to form teens into missionary disciples whose whole lives are solidly rooted in Christ. It cultivates authentic Christian community and fellowship, docility to the

According to ancient local tradition, soon after the crucifixion and resurrection of Jesus, Saint James was preaching the Gospel in Spain, but was disheartened because of the failure of his mission. Tradition holds that on 2 January 40 AD, while he was deep in prayer by the banks of the

By Susie Gibbons Very shortly, 106 Catholic Schools within the Archdiocese of Cincinnati will open their doors and welcome approximately 41,000 students for the beginning of the 2019-20 school year. While these days are filled with mixed emotions as we leave behind summer and welcome fall, they are also filled

The Most Reverend Archbishop Dennis M. Schnurr awaits Ordination 2017. (Ct Photo/Greg Hartman)
On July 20, 1974 Archbishop Dennis M. Schnurr was ordained. Here is a reprint of the article announcing his appointment to the Archdiocese of Cincinnati. WASHINGTON — Pope Benedict XVI has named Bishop Dennis M. Schnurr of Duluth, Minn., who is treasurer of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops, as

In The Catholic Telegraph 50 years ago the headlines read: Archbishop Alter Resigns See; Bishop Leibold Named Successor. In other news a headline read: Prayer Foremost in Wapakoneta As Townsfolk Cheer Armstrong. A luminous orange banner “Wapakoneta Says God Speed Neil,” on a bridge over Interstate 75 helped bring thousands

The Archdiocese of Cincinnati’s Catholic Rural Life of St. Marys and Sidney Deaneries honored Catholic families who have farmed and nurtured the same land for 100 years or more. Recipients of these awards were honored at the 2019 Rural-Urban Mass on July 18. Bishop Joseph Binzer celebrated Mass. This year

In Today’s Video, many times, people have a very narrow understanding of what the priesthood entails, thinking of nothing more than the sacraments. But “priestly” life includes much more than this, and for Fr. Casey Cole, OFM, that means attending VidCon, a major media conference. At the conference people come