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For the first time, week-long Totus Tuus summer camps will be held at Archdiocese of Cincinnati parishes this summer. Popular around the country, the camps are led by seminarians and college student missionaries. Parishes hosting Totus Tuus sessions for elementary school-aged children and high school-aged youth include: Church of the

New school will be called Mercy McAuley High Beginning in fall 2018, Cincinnati’s young women will be served by a new Catholic, Mercy high school that will be called Mercy McAuley High. Blending 160 years of excellence at Mother of Mercy High School and at McAuley High School, the new

A displaced Iraqi child walks outside tents Dec. 9 at the Hassan Sham camp near Mosul. As Christians in the Middle East look back on 2016, they wonder if there will be much to celebrate amid mounting challenges, particularly for those displaced by conflicts in Iraq and Syria. (CNS photo/Ahmed Jadallah, Reuters)
WASHINGTON (CNS) — As Christians in the Middle East look back on 2016, they wonder if there will be much to celebrate amid mounting challenges, particularly for those displaced by conflicts in Iraq and Syria. “As much as we are pleased that our homelands from which thousands of Christians were

Rachel Statue Gate of Heaven Cemetery (D Tinsman Photo)
By Douglas Tinsman Gate of Heaven Cemetery honored the children who have been lost to abortion by celebrating a service on Sept. 10, the National Day of Remembrance for Aborted Children. The Most Reverend Bishop Joseph Binzer, lead the service, which was held at the Rachel Mourns Her Children statue.

Father Jan K. Schmidt, formerly pastor of St. Margaret of York Parish in Twenty-Mile Stand (Loveland), joined the archdiocesan Central Offices on July 1 as director of the Department of Pastoral Services. The department includes the offices of African American Catholic Ministries, Campus Ministry, Evangelization, Family and Respect Life, Mission,

Alex Sullivan, 18, graduated May 26, but after more than a decade at Catholic Central, the new graduate will always be part of the Irish. Alex, daughter of James and Kim Sullivan, is headed to Bowling Green State University next year, but since pre-school she has been at Catholic Central.

This year 3,208 students are graduating from the Catholic high schools listed below, a small increase over last year’s total. The largest graduating class this year is St. Xavier High School (389 grads) and the smallest is Royalmont Academy (six grads). The total amount of scholarship money offered to the

Catholic News Service JOINT BASE ANDREWS, Md. — Pope Francis arrived in the United States in late afternoon Sept. 22 to begin his first apostolic journey as pontiff. His plane, an Alitalia jetliner, touched down at Joint Base Andrews near Washington at 3:51 p.m. Eastern Daylight Time, nine minutes ahead of schedule.

Report Religious life is alive and well in the Archdiocese of Cincinnati. For the second year in a row, women religious in the Archdiocese of Cincinnati donned their running (or walking) shoes for a good cause. Fifteen sisters from different congregations participated in the recent Flying Pig Marathon for Team

Cross the Bridge for LIfe
Staff Report On Sunday, June 7, thousands of people from across the Archdiocese of Cincinnati and the Diocese of Covington will come together and witness for the unborn by crossing the Purple People Bridge (officially the Newport-Southbank Bridge), which spans the Ohio River from Newport on the Levee in Kentucky to Sawyer Point