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Staff Report As the first Ash Wednesday Masses let out, thousands of Catholics in the Archdiocese of Cincinnati will leave church with a visible witness to the faith on their heads. Though one of the most attended Mass days of the year, Ash Wednesday is not a Holy Day of
By Walt Schaefer For The Catholic Telegraph In 1804, Julie Billiart had a meeting with the Bishop of Amiens, France, when she told him of her vision to create a religious order of women educators who would serve worldwide. The bishop and the sister were not in agreement. The bishop
Staff Report Sisters, brothers and priests from religious communities throughout the archdiocese who are celebrating jubilees in 2015 came together for an annual Mass in their honor at Mount Notre Dame in Cincinnati Oct. 10. Nov. 1 through Nov. 7 is National Vocations Awareness month Celebrated by Archbishop Dennis M.
Staff Report Seven Catholic football-playing high schools from the Archdiocese of Cincinnati are continuing their gridiron campaigns this weekend in the first round of the OHSAA high school football playoffs. Here’s a glance at each game of week 11. Badin (7-3) at Fenwick (10-0) Saturday Bishop Fenwick wrapped up an undefeated regular season
Staff Report Perhaps one of this publication’s most moving stories of the past couple years involved a non-Catholic and a story not entirely tied to religion. The story of this Throwback Thursday is Lauren Hill. An Indiana native, and standout student-athlete in high school, Hill was diagnosed with, and later died of,
Press Release Sisters of Charity of Cincinnati Andrea Koverman and Tracy Kemme pronounced first vows during a ceremony June 27 in the Immaculate Conception Chapel at the Mount St. Joseph motherhouse. Both women professed the vows of poverty, consecrated celibacy and obedience, committing themselves “for three years to the service
By John Stegeman The Catholic Telegraph To be Catholic priest is a calling fraught with challenges, but it is also one that, through the grace of God, many find peace and joy. Nov. 1-7 is National Vocation Awareness Week. The Catholic Telegraph spoke with Fathers Leonard Kostka, Todd Grogan and
By Matt Hadro CNA/EWTN News Catholic and Lutheran bishops have signed a declaration that they hope solidifies areas of “consensus” on matters of faith while providing a path forward for more dialogue. “Pope Francis in his recent visit to the United States emphasized again and again the need for and
By David Agren Catholic News Service MEXICO CITY — Pope Francis will visit Mexico in February, marking the pontiff’s first trip to the heavily Catholic country, said Cardinal Norberto Rivera Carrera of Mexico City. Cardinal Rivera revealed the date Pope Francis would arrive in Mexico Feb. 12 during a homily Nov.
Staff Report The Catholic Conference of Ohio recommends a no vote on Issue 3 in a statewide election Nov. 3. Issue 3 allows production and sale of marijuana for personal and medicinal purposes. The Catholic Conference is made up of the Catholic Bishops of the state and is the official