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Tuesday, March 17, 2009 By Eileen Connelly, OSU ARCHDIOCESE — Since arriving in America nearly 300 years ago, Catholic Sisters have served as educators, nurses, social workers and in a variety of other ministries, touching countless lives with their faith and compassion. Now the story of these courageous, committed women

Monday, March 16, 2009 CATHEDRAL DEANERY — The March sun played hide-and-seek with the thousands who marched in or reviewed the 2009 St. Patrick’s Day Parade in Cincinnati March 14, but the Irish blessings were still abundant.

Wednesday, March 11, 2009 ARCHDIOCESE — The Archdiocese of Cincinnati celebrated the Rite of Election and Call to Continuing Conversion in Cincinnati and Dayton on March 4 with the 1,125 people who will be welcomed into the Catholic faith at Easter.

Wednesday, March 11, 2009 By Carmen M. Hubbard ST. FRANCIS DE SALES DEANERY — In its quarterly meeting March 7, the Archdiocesan Pastoral Council heard a report from Richard Kelly, archdiocesan director of finance, and Stephen E. Burger, archdiocesan controller, about the financial health of the Archdiocese of Cincinnati. Parishes

Wednesday, March 11, 2009 By David Eck ST. LAWRENCE DEANERY — Students, faculty and staff at the College of Mount St. Joseph in Delhi remained stunned and saddened this week after a student was charged with setting multiple fires on campus March 5. Freshman Jordan Cullen, 18, was arrested early

Wednesday, March 11, 2009 By Carmen M. Hubbard Life after a career in the corporate world is as busy as ever for John Wolfenden. The retiree turned full-time volunteer now recruits others like him for the Retired Seniors and Volunteers Program. “I think I contribute a lot to the program,”

Wednesday, March 11, 2009 By Eileen Connelly, OSU ARCHDIOCESE — For nearly four years Betty Rhoden has called Mercy Franciscan Terrace Home. It is a special place for Rhoden, who appreciates the kindness of the staff, the variety of activities offered, the relationships she has developed with her fellow residents

Wednesday, March 11, 2009 By David Eck DAYTON DEANERY – After 18 months of construction and years of dreams, residents and officials at Mercy Siena Retirement Community were full of smiles as they dedicated the Mary Margaret and Paul R. Naas Wellness Center on Feb. 15. The 6,000 square foot

Wednesday, March 11, 2009 ARCHDIOCESE — The Caregiver Assistance Network (CAN) has launched a new website designed to focus on the ongoing needs and issues facing family caregivers and caregiver professionals across the Greater Cincinnati region. CAN is just one of the programs and services available to the community through

Wednesday, March 4, 2009 By Carmen M. Hubbard ST. MARGARET MARY DEANERY — Using God’s gifts to win football games is important to Steve Specht, but equally as significant is his message to students and players to live for others and make the world a better place. “We play to