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An invitation to participate in the follow up Synod on the Family survey for the faithful

The Lineamenta, or outline for the XIV Ordinary General Assembly to take place Oct. 4-25, 2015, will focus on the topic, “The Vocation and Mission of the Family in the Church and in the Contemporary World.” Although the synod is for the Catholic Bishops, Pope Francis is interested in the views o the faithful. To read an invitation to participate from Archbishop of Cincinnati Dennis M Schnurr, follow the link below. From there, there are additional links to background material and a survey.

Click here www.catholiccincinnati.org/lineamenta to begin.

Royalmont Academy names new high school principal

Courtney Brown.

Staff Report

On the final day of Catholic Schools Week, the newest Catholic high school in the Archdiocese of Cincinnati announced the hiring of its first high-school specific principal.

Courtney Brown, most recently the Theology of the Body Education Director for Ruah Woods was introduced at a press conference Friday at Royalmont Academy Classical Preparatory High School. Continue reading

Archbishop Schnurr celebrates CSW Mass in Dayton [Photos]

Students bring down gifts during the Catholic Schools Mass at Our Lady of the Immaculate Conception Church in Dayton Wednesday, Jan. 28, 2015. (CT Photo/E.L. Hubbard)

Staff Report

On Wednesday of Catholic Schools Week 2015, Jan. 28, Archbishop Dennis M. Schnurr celebrated a special Mass at Our Lady of the Immaculate Conception Church in Dayton.

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Family Life Activities for February

By Greg Hartman
The Catholic Telegraph

Vocation View: Mothers: February is a great time for women to reflect on motherhood. Pray with our Blessed Mother that you are the best version of a mother you can be or would hope to be. In reflection, think of ways you can bring your family to Christ and witness to your children the impact of Christ in your life.


Feb. 1: Super Bowl Sunday: Continue reading

CSW event: Superintendent serves lunch to students

Our Lady of Victory pastor Father James Reutter, left, smiles as Superintendent of Catholic Schools Jim Rigg serves lunch to the students Jan. 29 in observance of Catholic Schools Week. (CT Photo/John Stegeman)

Staff Report 

Superintendent of Catholic Schools Jim Rigg has served in many roles as a Catholic educator. He’s been a teacher, principal and professor, and to top it off he has two post-graduate degrees. Rigg took on a different role on Thursday of Catholic Schools Week at Our Lady of Victory school in Delhi — tater tot server. Continue reading

Throwback Thursday: Basketball Bishop

Photo from the April 6, 1979 edition of The Catholic Telegraph. (CT File)

Staff Report

The Archdiocese of Cincinnati has a well-established Catholic Schools Week tradition of holding two Masses in honor of the occasion. One takes place in Cincinnati at the Cathedral, and the other takes place in Dayton with the Archbishop and his auxiliary alternating who celebrates each one. Continue reading

DePaul Cristo Rey set to graduate first senior class

Students Mary Ann Chimusoro and Aaron Carter are on track to be part of DePaul Cristo Rey's first graduating class. (Courtesy Photo)

By Walt Schaefer
For The Catholic Telegraph

Aaron Carter plans to study psychology or criminal justice. Mary Ann Chimusoro aims to pursue a degree in anthropology.

These two seniors at DePaul Cristo Rey High School seek careers that will enable them to give back to their community because the Cincinnati community – primarily through the school’s work study program – has empowered them to achieve success.  Continue reading

CISE schools keep Catholic education strong in low-income neighborhoods

By Walt Schaefer
For The Catholic Telegraph

Inner-City Catholic Schools illustrate how education can succeed in some of Cincinnati’s less affluent neighborhoods. In the past six years, each of the eight schools operated by the Catholic Inner-City Education Fund (CISE) have shown a steady increase in enrollment largely attributed to quality educational opportunities coupled with initiatives designed to keep the schools functioning at the highest level. Continue reading

Thomas More head football coach accepts position at La Salle

Jim Hilvert has been named the new head football coach at La Salle High School. Hilvert most recently was head coach at Thomas More College. (Photo courtesy of Thomas More College)

Staff Report

La Salle High School announced late-Wednesday afternoon that Jim Hilvert, most recently head of the Thomas More College football program, has been selected as the Lancers’ new head coach. Continue reading

Office of Religious answers all your questions on Consecrated Life

Staff Report

Consecrated Religious have been crucial to the life and development of the Church throughout the ages. Recognizing this, Pope Francis has set aside Nov. 30, 2014 through Feb. 2, 2016 as the Year of Consecrated Life. Continue reading