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Purcell alumnus Roger Staubach heaves the “Hail Mary” pass to wide receiver Drew Pearson in 1975. (Courtesy Photo)
Purcell Alumni Roger Staubach originated “Hail Mary” pass In 1975, a devout Catholic athlete from Cincinnati and the Mother of Christ connected on the gridiron. Roger Staubach, star Dallas Cowboys quarterback and Cincinnati Purcell High School graduate, was 50 yards from pay-dirt with 24 seconds to play in a National

Badin High School seniors who played a role in the "Helping Houston" effort included, from left, Sam Mathews, Allie Browning, Jordan Flaig and Abby Bond. The Badin students and community raised more than $3,000 in gift cards to send to the Clear Creek Independent School District in Houston. (Courtesy Photo)
Michelle Martin-McDulin was near tears. The Badin High School art teacher was thinking about her friends and family in Houston, Texas … about the wrath of Hurricane Harvey … and about the generous response of the Badin community she is now a part of. “The way our community responds is

CINCINNATI – September 1, 2017 –Catholic Charities is encouraging everyone to feed the hungry to Hunger Action Month in September. “The harsh reality is that there is enough food in the world yet people go hungry,” said Ted Bergh, CEO of Catholic Charities Southwestern Ohio. “We should share our daily

CINCINNATI – September 5, 2017 – Philanthropy was woven into the fabric of John and Joan Scahills’ lives. Their legacy of serving others will continue through a bequest of $730,000 that will advance Catholic Charities’ mission. “Their Catholic faith was very important to them. They shared it by example in

Attorney General Jeff Sessions arrives to a Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals news conference in Washington Sept. 5. He announced that the DACA program is "being rescinded" by President Donald Trump, leaving some 800,000 youth, brought illegally to the U.S. as minors, in peril of deportation and of losing permits that allow them to work. (CNS photo/Yuri Gripas, Reuters)
Catholic Charities is saddened by today’s actions because we believe all people are made in the image and likeness of God. All people – including migrants – are worthy of our respect and support. The Catholic Church has been welcoming immigrants to the United States since the nation’s founding and

Donors from around the country ensure every parish gets groundbreaking book on hidden pain Thanks to donors from around the country, every parish in the Archdiocese of Cincinnati received a copy of a groundbreaking new book on adult children of divorce this month. “Primal Loss: The Now-Adult Children of Divorce

Father Michael Pucke, appointed Parochial Administrator of Our Lady of the Rosary Parish, Greenhills, Saint Matthias Parish, Forest Park, and Saint James of the Valley Parish, Wyoming, effective August 6, 2017 through January 31, 2018. Father James Smith, C.PP.S., appointed Parochial Vicar of the Saint Henry Cluster, which includes Saint

With the anniversary mass complete, Old St. Mary's continues as shining light in Over-the-Rhine. (CT Photo/Greg Hartman)
Old St. Mary’s keeps it’s German roots while focusing on the future If any edifice in Cincinnati bears testament to the work ethic and craftsmanship of the city’s German immigrants, it is Old St. Mary’s, an Over-the-Rhine (OTR) landmark dating to 1841. It rose under the backbreaking work of German

Rachel Statue Gate of Heaven Cemetery (D Tinsman Photo)
Local observances for the National Day of Remembrance for Abortion Saturday Sept 9th: Gate of Heaven Cemetery: 9:30 am Bishop Joe Binzer will celebrate Woodland Memorial Cemetery (Dayton) 11:00 am Ecumenical prayer service Mary, Help of Christians (Fairborn) following 4 pm Mass

(l to r) Cincinnati State Provost Robbin Hoopes, JD; Cincinnati State President Dr. Monica J. Posey; Mount St. Joseph University President Dr. H. James Williams; Mount St. Joseph University Provost Dr. Diana Davis. (Courtesy Photo)
Earning a bachelor’s degree from a private four-year university in Cincinnati will now be possible for many more local students thanks to a new Articulation Agreement between Cincinnati State Technical and Community College and Mount St. Joseph University, announced today at a joint news conference at Cincinnati State. The new