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“Traffic cop” lays down his badge By Gail Finke Francis Wagner never expected to be a deacon, much less the Master of Ceremonies for two archbishops.  A graduate of Holy Family and Elder schools, he went on to Xavier University, Harvard (where he earned a degree in Russian economics) and

Throughout the Archdiocese of Cincinnati, there are several Corpus Christi Processions to celebrate the The Solemnity of the Most Holy Body and Blood of Christ. You’re invited to participate on this sacred day. Thursday May, 31, 2018 Holy Family Church (Dayton, OH) 140 S. Findlay St., Dayton OH 45403 Thursday

Dynamic duo speak 30 years apart at Carroll High School from our June print edition: By Eileen Connelly OSU The legacy of Catholic education is strong in the Schlegel family thanks to Carroll High School. Maria Schlegel was selected as one of this year’s valedictorians 30 years after her father, David,

Legacy of Mercy education will continue, despite loss of beloved home For a last look video at Mother of Mercy High School, click here from our June 2018 print edition: By Eileen Connelly, OSU The end of this school year is bittersweet for alumnae of Mother of Mercy in Westwood,

from our June print edition: By Eileen Connelly, OSU Around Elder High School, recent graduate Antonio McCloud is well known for his infectious smile and positive attitude. e young man readily admits that has a child, his smile didn’t come easily. “ Things were pretty tough for me,” said McCloud,

from our June print issue: By Eileen Connelly, OSU Early in her tenure at Mount Notre Dame (MND), Sarah Ray discovered the joy of serving others. As she graduates, she’ll be carrying that joy into the future, continuing to put her faith into action and responding to those in need.

Communication and confirmation: St Rita offers deaf Mexican teen faith, home, communication By Eileen Connelly, OSU A profoundly deaf teenager from Mexico is now receiving the education and the spiritual formation he and his parents dreamed of for many years. Roberto, a student at St. Rita School for the Deaf, was

By Patricia McGeever When school was dismissed May 24 at St. Aloysius on the Ohio, the doors closed for good on decades of tradition. It was the final day of classes at the 149-year-old grade school in Sayler Park. Generations of children passed through the hallways. For the close-knit community,

Joy be with you all: Surprise Irish serenade for seminary’s outgoing rector Father Anthony Brausch was installed as the 36th president of the Athenaeum of Ohio and rector of Mount St. Mary’s Seminary of the West on May 13 at the Athenaeum’s spring commencement ceremony. He succeeds Father Benedict O’Cinnsealaigh, who

Rev. Anthony Brausch gives the homily at Rev. Jacob Willig's First Mass of Thanksgiving. (CT Photo/Greg Hartman)
Father Anthony R. Brausch was born in August 1966, and baptized the same month at St. Phillip the Apostle Church in Morrow. He is the third oldest of 10 children, uncle of 38 nieces and nephews, and great-uncle of three great nieces and nephews. He holds a bachelor’s degree in