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By John Stegeman The Catholic Telegraph   Word spread quickly in mid-January that the Mount St. Joseph University men’s volleyball team was getting a new locker room courtesy of Cincinnati Reds‘ closer Aroldis Chapman. The All-Star pitcher donated nearly 80 percent of the needed funds for the locker room renovation.

Local Catholic high school football teams gathered at the Athenaeum for a pre-season Rosary Rally. Now team records for Catholic schools in the Archdiocese of Cincinnati have now been gathered in one place as well. (CT Photo/John Stegeman)
Staff Report Ever wanted to find the current season records for all the Catholic high school football teams in the Archdiocese of Cincinnati? Your search is over.

Staff Report Back on July 31 nearly 500 students, athletes and coaches gathered to adore the the Lord in the Eucharist and to pray the rosary prior to the start of the high school football practice season. To read the original story, click HERE.

By John Stegeman The Catholic Telegraph   The name is misleading for those from outside the region, but St. Henry High School is a public institution. That fact could be misleading as well, because on game days this season you’ll find most of the St. Henry High School football team in

The St. Maximilian Kolbe Children's Choir sang the national anthem at the Cincinnati Reds' game Aug. 22. (CT Photo/John Stegeman)
By John Stegeman The Catholic Telegraph See video below About 40 members of the St. Maximilian Kolbe Children’s Choir took to the field at Great American Ballpark Friday, Aug. 22 to participate in the tradition of singing the national anthem prior to Cincinnati Reds‘ games. The choir performed in front

When the Game Stands Tall, a sports drama from Affirm Films and Mandalay Pictures based on the true story of a Catholic California high school football team, is a wholesome flick. The movie was released on August 22.

Rosary Rally
By John Stegeman The Catholic Telegraph A day before Ohio high school football teams were set to begin two-a-day practices, Catholic high schools from around the region gathered to pray the rosary in front of the Blessed Sacrament. Mount St. Mary’s Seminary of the West at the Athenaeum of Ohio

Retired professional baseball player Mike Sweeney addresses campers July 24 during his Catholic Baseball Camp at Russell Road Sports Complex in Kent, Wash. (CNS photo/Stephen Brashear) See BASEBALL-CAMP July 30, 2014.
By Jean Parietti Catholic News Service  KENT, Wash. — After Anthony Adams received a baseball-bead rosary at Mike Sweeney Catholic Baseball Camp, he posted a photo of it on Instagram. “Like it if you love God and you like my baseball rosary,” the 12-year-old wrote.

September 2013 If you were a resident of the Diocese of Springfield, Ill., you would be used to a rather unique sight. Your bishop, in that case, would be The Most Reverend Thomas J. Paprocki, and it wouldn’t seem strange to you to see him wearing full hockey goalie gear,

Ultimate frisbee, vocation tour
Press Release For the third consecutive year, the seminarians of the Archdiocese of Cincinnati are traveling the Archdiocese looking for a little friendly competition on the Ultimate Frisbee field. Last summer they competed against nearly 120 teens and young adults in their three-stop tour. They look to do the same