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O almighty and merciful God, Lord of the universe and of history. All that You have created is good and your compassion for the mistakes of mankind knows no limits. We come to You today to ask You to keep in peace the world and its people, to keep far

Archbishop Dennis M. Schnurr
The bigotry and violence that descended upon Charlottesville, Virginia emerged from the same sin of racism which can plague any community in America, including those of our own Archdiocese. And so, as we approach the Twentieth Sunday in Ordinary Time, I echo for the faithful of our local Church the

Members of the Knights of Columbus and their families around the world are encouraged to pray for their respective countries on August 15, the Solemnity of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary, which is being observed Orderwide as a Day of Prayer for Peace and Reconciliation. Supreme Knight Carl

Crowd gathering for Mass (CT Photo/Jeff Unroe)
On Friday, August 11th, thousands attended a Mass celebrated by Bishop Joseph Binzer at the Maria Stein Shrine. Look for more on this historic event in the September edition of The Catholic Telegraph. In September, Bishop Joseph Binzer will be leading a group of 130 to Fatima. You’re invited to

Father Leo Patalinghug, star of EWTN’s “Grace Before Meals,” prepares penne pasta and vodka sauce for hundreds of Mercer County Fair-goers in Celina Sunday evening. It was Father Leo’s first county fair appearance. He is famous for having beaten renowned chef Bobby Flay. Mercer county clergy and selected audience members

This property at 1548 Central Parkway in Cincinnati will become the new home of Chatfield College. (Courtesy Photo)
Chatfield College has launched a mentoring program at its Over-the-Rhine campus aimed at further helping its students succeed. Volunteer mentors are needed. An organizational meeting for potential mentors was held July 26th at Chatfield’s OTR campus located at 1544 Central Parkway, just south of Liberty Street. “Many of our students,

Carroll High School (CT/Archive Photo)
DAYTON, Ohio For the second year in a row, school ranking service rated Carroll High School as the best Catholic high school in the Dayton area. analyzes comprehensive data and community reviews to determine its rankings. According to, ranking factors include SAT/ACT scores, the quality of colleges

On Wednesday August 2, 2017, it was a day for our school principals to prepare for the upcoming 2017-2018 academic year. While students are enjoying their final moments of summer, school administrators, faculty, and staffs are busy getting everything in order for the students. CT Photos/E.L. Hubbard

Almost 300 youth gather at center for Adoration, Music, and Praise More than 278 young people gathered in Ludlow Falls on June 24 for day of evangelization and celebration. The second annual AMP Fest (“AMP” stands for “Adoration, Music, Praise”) in grades seven through 12 attended the day hosted by

Archbishop Dennis M. Schnurr with priests, servers, and Knights of Columbus Honor Guard (Courtesy Photo)
Shortly after the Civil War, things were booming around the Village of Coldwater, Ohio, in Mercer County, where mostly German immigrants were farming, felling timber and watching the Iron Horse come to connect them to Dayton and other large commercial hubs. in 1867, three Catholic Coldwater families approached Father Jacob