Missionary program encompasses whole parishes, changes lives By Gail Finke A “totally” Catholic summer program for first grade through high school is coming to a dozen area parishes this year. Totus Tuus (Latin for “totally yours,” the papal motto of Pope St. John Paul II) celebrates its 30th anniversary in
For the first time, week-long Totus Tuus summer camps will be held at Archdiocese of Cincinnati parishes this summer. Popular around the country, the camps are led by seminarians and college student missionaries. Parishes hosting Totus Tuus sessions for elementary school-aged children and high school-aged youth include: Church of the
Several Archdiocese of Cincinnati Staff headed to Honduras for the annual Our Lady of Suyapa Mass. Our Lady of Suyapa was honored in Honduras on February 2nd of each year, until Pope Pius XII officially declared Our Lady of Suyapa Patroness of the Republic of Honduras, and chose February 3rd
In the middle of summer 2016, an augmented-reality game called Pokemon Go captured the world’s attention. For the game, players must go outdoors to real-world locations—sometimes churches—and walk around, searching for Pokemon to capture. Months later, the hype is down but the game remains one of the most-played and most-downloaded
By John Stegeman The Catholic Telegraph A new website produced by the Archdiocese of Cincinnati is promising to “stir into flame the gift of God.” Referencing 2 Timothy 1:6, StirIntoFlame.com, is an outreach of the archdiocese to everyone, but specifically the unengaged Catholics. Upon visiting the site, readers see a
By John Stegeman The Catholic Telegraph Luke Carey, Assistant Director Office of the New Evangelization for the Archdiocese of Cincinnati isn’t a convert. For Carey, there was no moment when it all just clicked. There was no explosive experience wherein the faith of his childhood was confirmed. Instead, there were
By Michele Jurich Catholic News Service BERKELEY, Calif. — It’s just before noon on a sunny Saturday on Berkeley’s Fourth Street, a busy boulevard of upscale cafes, shops and businesses. The gleaming Apple store is doing a bang-up business in the next newest thing; a steady stream of customers await
By John Stegeman The Catholic Telegraph Greg Hartman was always raised to have a relationship with Christ, but a seed planted at a Catholic wedding when he was just 10-years-old would lead to a lifetime of conversion. Hartman, circulation manager of The Catholic Telegraph, is the son of Harold and
By John Stegeman The Catholic Telegraph “Sometimes we get answers, other times we don’t. Most times there’s a reason, and it moves us further on.” A singer/songwriter from Dayton and married mother of two, Keri Edwards was searching for answers most of her life.
By John Stegeman The Catholic Telegraph DAYTON — Speaking at an informal event after the first day of the Archdiocese of Cincinnati “Proclaim” conference in Dayton on Monday, Archbishop Dennis M. Schnurr announced new mission and vision statements for the archdiocese.