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For a long time, Sister Mary Echo Perry had a sense that God was calling her to a life that consecrated her solely to God, but she resisted. After all, she was a convert to Catholicism who had been married and had an adult daughter. Being a Sister seemed impossible.
The archdiocese is blessed to have a number of women and men currently in various stages of formation with area religious communities. Meet some of them here: Sisters of Charity of Cincinnati First Professed Sister Tracy Kemme: (Home parish: St. John Neumann) In her third year of temporary profession
The curtain came down on the Fall Theology on Tap series in Dayton on Thursday, when crowd of about 40 gathered at Oregon Express for a talk by seminarian Chris Komoroski. Chris is a fifth-year seminarian, currently in pastoral internship at St. Bernard and St. Teresa of the Child Jesus in Springfield. A
Interview: Sister Mary Kelley Rush, SND Q: Why did you decide to pursue a vocation as a woman religious with the Sisters of Notre Dame? Sr. Kelley: I decided to pursue a vocation with the Sisters of Notre Dame because I became keenly aware that God was calling me to
The academic year began this fall at Mount St. Mary’s Seminary of the West in Mt. Washington with 82 men in formation for priesthood. At the Athenaeum of Ohio, which shares the Athenaeum’s campus and faculty, more than 100 lay men and women also began their fall semester, studying for
IMAGE: CNS photo/Michael Alexander, Georgia Bulletin By Nichole Golden ATLANTA (CNS) — Perseverance has been Grant Aasen’s longtime ally. In recovering from a life-threatening injury, walking on to the Georgia Tech football team as a punter, and discerning the priesthood, Aasen has demonstrated a desire to succeed. Aasen, who graduated
By John Stegeman Glenmary Home Missioners Glenmary Father John S. Rausch appeared on CNN Aug. 1 as part of a climate change town hall event with former United States Vice President Al Gore. After being introduced by host Anderson Cooper, Father Rausch said his experience as a priest in Appalachia
Fr. Andrew Bwalya was a young man living in Zambia when he first met the Comboni Missionaries. He was inspired by the dedication and work of these missionaries. They rented a house in the village to live among the people they were serving. They learned the local language. They truly
On Wednesday, June 21, 2017 at the Anniversary Dinner during the Priests Convocation, The Archdiocese of Cincinnati honored the Classes of 1957, 1967, 1977 and 1992. 60 Years – Class of 1957 Rev. Edward J. Shine Rev. John E. Wall In remembrance: Norbert L. Braun John L. Cavanaugh Paul W.
On Wednesday, June 21, 2017, at the Archdiocesan Priests Convocation in Columbus, celebrated Mass at St. Brigid of Kildare. The four day convocation focused on the sacraments of the church. For the story, go to page 8 on The July Edition of The Catholic Telegraph to be in homes beginning