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By Gail Finke With little publicity, an annual family celebration of the gift of life continues to grow.  Thousands assemble in Newport every year for Cross the Bridge for Life, a hybrid event that’s part street festival and part fitness walk – with prayer, food, music, and family activities along

Pentecost Sunday, May 20 this year, is known as the birthday of the church. In honor of the occasion, “The Catholic Telegraph” covered the first Masses of Thanksgiving celebrated by Fathers Craig Best and Jacob Willig. Father Best’s Mass of Thanksgiving was held at St. Margaret-St. John Church in Fairfax,

The Archdiocese of Cincinnati celebrated four men being ordained to the priesthood for service to God and the Church on Saturday May 19th. The ordination Mass was open to the public, and the Cathedral of St. Peter in Chains was packed to capacity. Archbishop Dennis M. Schnurr celebrated  the Mass. Bishop Joseph

Meet five from Toledo, Louisville, and Fathers of Mercy Five men from outside the archdiocese who have been preparing for the priesthood at Mount St. Mary’s Seminary will be ordained in their dioceses or religious orders this spring. With Cincinnati’s four graduates, they make up the ordination class of 2018.

The Athenaeum of Ohio/Mount St. Mary’s Seminary graduated 30 students during ceremonies May 13 in the Chapel of St. Gregory the Great on the Athenaeum campus. The degrees were conferred by Archbishop Dennis M. Schnurr, chancellor and chairman of the board of the Athenaeum. After the invocation by Archbishop Schnurr,

By Sharon Semanie Connie McEldowney believes in her ministry’s motto so strongly that she had it tattooed on her arm: “Rustic Hope…Because Every Life Matters.” The mother of five biological and three adopted biracial siblings, McEldowney offers free support to pregnant teens before, during, and after delivery – in her

DePaul Cristo Rey High School Science Teacher Linsey McMullen is one of just 34 teachers from around the country named a Knowles Teaching Fellow by the Knowles Science Teaching Foundation. This five-year program supports early-career science and mathematics teachers to develop teaching expertise and lead from the classroom. McMullen, in

More than 500 students and faculty from Roger Bacon High School fanned out all over the cities of Cincinnati and St. Bernard May to beautify their neighborhoods and serve the poor and vulnerable. They kicked off their day with prayer and reflection from Father Roger Lopez. As the Spartans do

Mount Notre Dame student-athletes now have their own version of the famous Notre Dame grotto to visit and pray to in the corner of Sr. Dorothy Stang Field. Thanks largely in part to the MND lacrosse program, the Blessed Mother now rests in the southwest corner of the field. Varsity

A ‘common thread’ between sewing and service By Patricia McGeever Students who are learning to master a new skill have become the common thread between sewing and service.  “Common Thread” is the name of the sewing group at St. Catharine of Siena Parish in Westwood. Every other Sunday after the