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La Salle High School students leave school with their parents Monday morning in the aftermath of an in-school suicide attempt by a student. (CT Photo/John Stegeman)
Staff Report Green Township Police have released an account of an alleged attempted suicide that occurred in a La Salle High School classroom Monday with 22 other students and an instructor present. Instructor Michael Holman, the report said, observed the student seated in a chair in the front of the

Staff Report A press release from La Salle High School reported that the student who attempted suicide during first bell Monday morning was still alive and was in critical condition as of 3 p.m. Monday. The student shot himself at 9:07 a.m. during an honors level leadership class. The school

La Salle High School shooting
Update (3 p.m.): La Salle issues press release on student’s class level, condition and more.   By John Stegeman The Catholic Telegraph A La Salle High School student pulled out a gun early Monday morning and shot himself. The injured student was alive as of 11 a.m. Monday and doctors

St. Antoninus Principal Jack Corey, center, poses with fellow members of Team Mitch. From left are Sean McHale, a cousin from Baltimore, Jack Corey’s mother Mary, Corey, his son Joseph, and his father Bill.
By Eileen Connelly, OSU The Catholic Telegraph  What possesses an individual to set out and run 100 miles? In Jack Corey’s case, it’s faith, family devotion and a firm belief in Catholic education. Corey, now in his seventh year as principal at St. Antoninus School in Cincinnati, began running shortly

Cardinal Francis E. George
By Steve Trosley The Catholic Telegraph  “A member of the Cardinal’s staff told me that attending one of his staff meetings was like watching a one-man think tank,” Archbishop Dennis M. Schnurr said Wednesday evening after the Gardner Lecture in Moral Theology at the Athenaeum. Cardinal Francis E. George discussed — in

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