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In the Spring of 2019, I took my oldest daughter to see the stage production of Hamilton. Huge fans of the music since the time the cast album dropped, we couldn’t wait to finally see it performed in person. As the theatre darkened and the first notes of the show

As we planned to move the 850 miles from Louisiana to Cincinnati, my husband and I had a huge priority in mind: We had to find the right Catholic school for our children. At the time, they were attending a wonderful, small Catholic school in North Louisiana. So, not only

Despite our chaotic and busy lives, my husband and I do our best to instill faith and Catholic values in our children at home. Sometimes, we give those lessons with intention – praying together before meals and at bedtime, answering very specific questions from our young children about the origin

The Catholic Telegraph has a long history in the Archdiocese of Cincinnati, and even more broadly as one of the first Catholic newspapers in the U.S. Interestingly, it was established in 1831 by Bishop Fenwick, only to be placed on a short break the following year amidst another pandemic: cholera

When I tell Ohioans we moved our family here from Louisiana, one of their first responses, without fail, is a look of incredulity followed by the question, “Well what do you think of this weather?” I smile and reply, “I don’t mind the cold so much, but all these gray

I often look around my life, full of busy (and sometimes overwhelming) children, stacks of homework, barking dogs, dirty dishes, mountains of laundry and the never-ending grocery list and wonder how I’m even going to power through the day-to-day activities and take care of my own prayer life, let alone

During the month of December, a group of women wrote daily Advent reflections for The Catholic Telegraph’s website. The writings were honest, funny, sometimes heart wrenching and always a beautiful reflection on preparing our hearts for the birth of our Savior. I was asked to write a few along the

When I began as editor a few months ago, I met with Archbishop Schnurr and asked him about his vision for The Catholic Telegraph. He gave me two directives: The paper should be an evangelization tool, and it should help the people of the archdiocese feel like they are part

As parents of young children in church, we’ve all been there: the squirming, the diving below the pews, the waving for attention of the adults behind us, the too-loud whispers to “Sit down and be quiet,” and “Listen to Father.” I confess that, as a mother of four children under

Steve Trosley
The Lord tells us what to do. We just have to listen.” One of our recently-ordained priests wrote that in a profile about his view of vocations. So when the company that owned the newspaper I was publishing in Illinois in 2011 directed that an additional 18-20 percent would have