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On February 3rd, Sister Helen Prejean was the keynote speaker at the 74th annual Salesian Guild held at St. Xavier Church in downtown Cincinnati. Sister Helen, a member of the Congregation of Saint Joseph, is a leading advocate to abolish the death penalty in the United States. Her book Dead

Letters were delivered to Senator Rob Portman's Office (CT Photo/ E L Hubbard)
  The nine Catholic dioceses in the State of Ohio, in collaboration with other faith-based and advocacy groups, executed an advocacy effort in support of young immigrants on Monday, December 18, 2017, International Migrants Day. The effort was coordinated by the Archdiocese of Cincinnati’s Catholic Social Action Office. Over 15,000

Franciscan Father Al Hirt, pastor of St. Monica-St. George Parish Newman Center, prepares to throw the switch on the inverters that convert solar power DC to alternating current on the roof of the parish center recently. (Courtesy Photo)
Things are sunshine bright for the parishioners of St. Monica-St. George Parish Newman Center now that a solar-powered lighting upgrade to LED lighting has been completed. And an incentive grant from Duke Energy for lighting upgrade with the operating savings will ensure a payoff of the $127,465 project in less

Pope Francis shared a message of forgiveness, compassion and hope during the Jubilee for Prisoners as the Year of Mercy came to a close in November. As part of the celebration, he also received greetings and prayers from inmates from the Archdiocese of Cincinnati. Twenty-three local pilgrims traveled to Rome

Hispanic adults students are shown attending a Catholic Social Teaching formation program recently. (Courtesy Photo)
By Sister Tracy Kemme, SC Ever Reynoso struggled to find a Catholic parish that would welcome Latino immigrants, when he arrived in Cincinnati in 2004 after an arduous journey from Guatemala. Twelve years later, he is studying to be a catechist in the Archdiocese of Cincinnati. Dina Beach, the Assistant

By Walt Schaefer For The Catholic Telegraph Exploring how the local church can reduce its environmental impact brought parish facilities managers and homeowners to St. John the Evangelist Parish in West Chester April 25 About 25 facilities managers and an equal number of homeowners from across Greater Cincinnati and Dayton

By Eileen Connelly, OSU The Catholic Telegraph Shopping for and preparing meals isn’t easy for people who live on a limited incomes and lack transportation. This includes urban neighborhoods in the Dayton area, ranked fourth in the nation for food hardship. For one week in Lent (March 22-38) the Catholic

By Megan Walsh The Catholic Telegraph  We’re all sinners in our own way,” said Tony Stieritz, director of the archdiocesan Catholic Social Action Office. “We’re all on this Dismas Journey together.”

Staff Report St. Vivian Catholic church will host ‘Dismas Journey: A Dialogue on Reentry, Opportunity, and Justice’ from 7:00 – 9:00 p.m. on Thursday July 25. Attendees will be asked the following questions: Can Ohio build a more redemptive criminal justice system?  How can Cincinnati’s Catholic community provide for more

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By Jean Lim For The Catholic Telegraph  How do you see yourself as hope to a world that desperately needs persons of faith to bring it closer to peace? That question was the focus of events at Xavier University on April 18 commemorating the 50th anniversary of Pacem in Terris