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By Rebecca Sontag The International Baccalaureate aims to develop inquiring, knowledgeable and caring young people who help to create a better and more peaceful world through inter-cultural understanding and respect. To this end the organization works with schools to develop challenging programs of international education and rigorous assessment. These programs

Purcell Marian High School Principal and CEO Andy Farfsing ’95 announced Wednesday morning that current Cavaliers Athletic Director D.J. Dowdy has been hired as the school’s head football coach. Dowdy is the first African-American head football coach in school history. “During the hiring process, it became crystal clear to everyone

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Purcell Marian High School in the Procession of School Banners (CT Photo/Greg Hartman)
Purcell Marian High School is now an International Baccalaureate World School. IB is recognized across the world for its innovative approach to education, placing an equal focus on academics and other transferable skills, in order to best prepare students for success beyond high school. There are 1,838 IB World schools

Father Angelo Caserta A Mass of Christian Burial for Father Angelo Caserta was celebrated May 21 at St. Boniface Church in Piqua. Archbishop Dennis M. Schnurr presided. Father Caserta, 100, died May 12. He was the oldest surviving priest in the archdiocese. A native of Piqua, Father Caserta attended Piqua

Father Cyprian Berens, OFM, died this morning, May 13, 2019 at age 95 serving over 75 years as a Franciscan friar.  His body will be received at 10 a.m. Friday, May 17, in the chapel at Leibold Home, 476 Riddle Rd, Cincinnati, OH 45220. Following a Mass of Christian Burial at

CINCINNATI – Purcell Marian High School has hired D.J. Dowdy as athletic director effective July 1, 2019. Dowdy has served as associate athletic director and interim co-athletic director at Purcell Marian since 2017. Dowdy replaces Brian Meyer, who is the new athletic director at LaSalle High School effective July 1.

Bishop Binzer and members of the Central Offices of the Archdiocese of Cincinnati ready for the 2019 Findlay Market Opening Day Parade. (CT Photo/Greg Hartman)
The Cincinnati Reds were the 1st Major League Baseball team in 1869. Celebrating 150 years, the Archdiocesan Central Offices, Mascots from our Catholic High Schools, and the Drum Line from Purcell Marian High School marched in the 100th Findlay Market Opening Day Parade. In 1869, Archbishop John Baptist Purcell led

The term “Spring Break” takes us to beaches, a week of fun, or simply a week to chill. This year, students from Purcell Marian High School in the Archdiocese of Cincinnati went out of their comfort zone and traveled to Ecuador to help the community there in some difficult task

  75 Years Sister Maureen Donovan A native of Iowa, Sister Maureen Donovan spent her active ministry years as an educator in Ohio and Michigan. She first ministered as a primary school teacher at the following Archdiocesan schools: St. Patrick, Cincinnati (1945-’50); St. Aloysius, Fayetteville (1950-’51); Resurrection, Cincinnati (1951-’55); and