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May 6, 2009 By Eileen Connelly, OSU ARCHDIOCESE — In a ceremony filled with joyous music and reverent prayer, the Franciscan Sisters of the Poor marked the opening session of the diocesan inquiry for the cause for canonization of their foundress, Blessed Frances Schervier, on April 17.  Held in the

May 6, 2009   DAYTON DEANERY — Marc N. Greenberg, the girls’ basketball coach at Chaminade Julienne High School in Dayton, was arrested by federal authorities May 4 at his Kettering law office on 12 obscenity charges.    He is accused of using work and home computers to engage in

May 6, 2009 By Eileen Connelly, OSU    DAYTON DEANERY — When Bob O’Connor retired from the corporate world in 1994, he found himself seeking opportunities to further expand his horizons, challenge his mind and meet new people. He has found those opportunities through the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at

Friday, May 1, 2009 By Mary Caffrey Knapke SIDNEY DEANERY — Call it speed dating with a twist. The popular trend of timed “round-robin” dating provides an opportunity for people to meet and, in a few short minutes, determine if they would like to get to know each other better.

Thursday, April 30, 2009 By Carmen M. Hubbard ST. FRANCIS DE SALES DEANERY — Marianist Brother Bob Donovan has combined his love for Christ and his desire to help heal the human body into a fulfilling ministry. He is a family physician and the medical director of the Center for

Thursday, April 30, 2009 By Carmen M. Hubbard ARCHDIOCESE — A Los Angeles college student has dedicated herself to protecting the most innocent — unborn babies. In doing so, Lila Rose has blown the lid off Planned Parenthood by revealing what she terms are corrupt, criminal and deceitful practices that

Wednesday, April 29, 2009 By Laura Schulze DAYTON DEANERY — If you think evangelization is a weird custom practiced only by fundamentalists, Mormons, Muslims, Jehovah’s Witnesses and other religious enthusiasts, think again! That was the message from noted Catholic author and apologist Patrick Madrid as he kicked off the spring

Wednesday, April 29, 2009 Several parishes throughout the archdiocese are trying to help job seekers By Carmen M. Hubbard ARCHDIOCESE — Ministries that offer help and advice to job seekers in the Archdiocese of Cincinnati continue to see an increase in the unemployed looking for assistance at parishes and agencies

Friday, April 24, 2009 DAYTON DEANERY — The Sisters of Notre Dame de Namur recently presented the community’s prestigious “Educating for Life” award to Dayton educator Charlene C. Wheeler. Wheeler is director of guidance and assessment at Chaminade-Julienne High School in Dayton.

Wednesday, April 22, 2009 By David Eck CATHEDRAL DEANERY — It’s not often that a group can celebrate two significant anniversaries simultaneously, but  Franciscans in the Archdiocese of Cincinnati experienced that unique blessing. More than 450 people filled the Cathedral of St. Peter in Chains April 16 to recognize the