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October 2014

By Walt Schaefer For The Catholic Telegraph From a parish of 700 families, Linda Schaefer found 176 people willing to work for the well-being of unborn infants through the Community Pregnancy Center in downtown Middletown. Schaefer has become the liaison between the center and Our Lady of Sorrows Parish in

Father Len Wenke celebrates the 11th anniversary Mass for the Holy Family Latino community.
By Mary Bertonlini For The Catholic Telegraph  Hospitality was the reason Holy Family Church in Price Hill came into being, and it remains a priority today. Two major back-to-back floods in 1883 and 1884 drove people out of Cincinnati’s West End and up into Price Hill to live. St. Lawrence

Have you ever had a nickname? I have a son who is known by most of his friends as Donut. There are folks who couldn’t tell you his given name. Nicknames are expressions of endearment. Princess, Sparky, and Red tell us about unique qualities and relationships. In a way, when

By Eileen Connelly, OSU The Catholic Telegraph Most young girls growing up in Cincinnati in the 1920s didn’t dream of become missionaries to China, yet from an early age, Maryknoll Sister Paulita Hoffman knew exactly what she wanted to do, and what God’s will for her was. The spunky nun,

Volunteers at the Walnut Hills Soup Kitchen prepare to serve a meal. (CT Photo/Eileen Connelly, OSU)
By Eileen Connelly, OSU The Catholic Telegraph Are you looking for an opportunity for fellowship, a team building experience, the chance to nourish the body, mind and spirit of those in need? Then the Over-the-Rhine and Walnut Hills Soup Kitchens and Pantry would love to have you. Both soup kitchens

Staff Report The Archdiocese of Cincinnati Pastoral Council met at Sept. 6 in the Bartlett Center at the Athenaeum of Ohio. The meeting was the last one for nine members of the council whose terms have expired. “I do want to thank all those who have served on this Archdiocesan

By Steve Trosley The Catholic Telegraph KETTERING – It took some patience and an interpreter but Megan Apple explained her school’s Autism program to a team of Catholic Chinese educators seated around the lunch table in the teacher’s lounge at St. Albert the Great elementary school. The Kettering school was

The following is a letter from Mike Gable, Mission Office Director for the Archdiocese of Cincinnati. See below for a selection of stories from the October 2014 print edition’s Mission Section. Dear Brothers and Sisters, Today vast numbers of people still do not know Jesus Christ. For this reason, the

Staff Report Over the past 75 years, 110 to 120 new parishes have been founded by a group of priests dedicated to bringing the church to rural America. This year the Glenmary Home Missioners celebrate a 75-year legacy. “The need still exists. With Glenmary’s approach, a lot of times we

By Walt Schaefer For The Catholic Telegraph “I remember crossing from Maripipi Island to Biliran Island with Filipino Archbishop Cipriano V. Urgel Hall when we got caught by a sudden storm that darned near sunk our little boat,” said Father Dan Kroger, current director of the Franciscan Media Center in