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“Temporary”position transforms to lifelong mission for Everyday Evangelist Norma Quinteros By Walt Schaefer After more than 30 years as a teacher, Norma Quinteros is dreaming of a new mission. Faced with a family member coping with mental illness, Quinteros, a native of Argentina and largely educated there, became involved with the

Catholic Charities of Southwestern Ohio CEO takes hands on approach to ministry For two decades, Ted Bergh worked in a business charged with being the community watchdog, reporting the good and bad of a changing society. Today, the former chief financial officer of the Gannett-owned Cincinnati Enquirer, finds himself serving

By Patricia McGeever You don’t have to visit a museum to see a fine work of art depicting the Risen Christ. A reproduction of Carl Bloch’s “The Resurrection of Christ” is painted on a window of the Archdiocese of Cincinnati Central Offices at 100 E. 8th Street in downtown Cincinnati.

Catherine Finke and Sr. Catherine de Notre Dame, lsp.
Most of us want to leave a legacy — a memorial of sorts, large or small, recognizing our lives on Earth and contributions we made. Mike Ibold Wilger’s legacy is grand. A piece of his life’s mission to the less fortunate brings smiles and laughter, dancing and singing, joy and

Officer Matthew Siry has issued an APB to all police nationwide. This All Points Bulletin alerts every member of the Thin Blue Line of an opportunity to order a free rosary and pray it. “I’m a park ranger for Great Parks of Hamilton County where I have served for 12

Dina Beach (Courtesy Photo)
In October, 37 members of the Latino community were recognized at St. Julie Billiart Parish in Hamilton for completing a program called Echoes of Faith. The program is a new initiative launched in large part by Dina Beach, of the Archdiocese of Cincinnati’s Office of Evangelization and Discipleship, who is

Sister Eileen holds three of the kittens she fostered and socialized. (Courtesy Photo)
By Patricia McGeever Before Sister Eileen Connelly became an army veteran, or a reporter and newspaper editor, or a hospice volunteer or an Ursuline, she adopted a cat. That cat, Katie, helped shape another ministry with which Sister Eileen is very involved – rescuing abandoned and stray felines. “I don’t

Through an organization called School of Faith, John Leyendecker discovered his mission is teaching teachers. “School of Faith started working in the Archdiocese of Cincinnati,” said Leyendecker, a northern Kentucky native who now resides in Milford. “Last year, we took 15 Catholic school teachers to the Holy Land for a

Dominican Sister Mary John
There are times when vocations to religious life converge in celebration. When Dominican Sister Mary John Slonkosky was honored July 10 at St. Augustine Parish in Minster for her 25 years of service to God and His church, the anniversary of her vocation was the focus. But, the extended family

Theft failed to deter Paul Lammermeier from his 20-year mission — serving inner-city poor youth in Peru. “I went in to Piura, Peru, in 1984 with a group of students,” said Lammermeier, who, at the time, was teaching religion at St. Xavier High School. “We went to a small village