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Staff Report  The usual tone of Throwback Thursday stories tends to be lighthearted, but today’s post is a somber one. Many in the Archdiocese of Cincinnati and around the world mark today as the 10th anniversary of Sister of Notre Dame de Namur Dorothy Stang’s assassination. Sister Dortothy, a native of Dayton,

Sister of Notre Dame de Namur Damienne Grismer enjoys a visit with MND students as part of the Adopt-A-Sister Club. (CT Photo/Walt Schaefer)
By Walt Schaefer For The Catholic Telegraph Sister of Notre Dame de Namur Damienne Grismer plans to learn how to knit. “These girls are going to make me,” said Sister Damienne with a laugh. “A lot of my fellow sisters doubt I’ll knit, that it’s ever going to happen. But,

Sister Cristina Garces entered the Sisters of Notre Dame de Namur as a novice during a ceremony on Sept. 8. (Courtesy Photo)
By Eileen Connelly, OSU The Catholic Telegraph  As a young girl growing up in Mexico City, Sister of Notre Dame de Namur Cristina Garces dreamt of becoming a doctor and a missionary, of traveling the world to help others in need. She came to realize, though, that her plan wasn’t

By Eileen Connelly, OSU The Catholic Telegraph Xavier University’s student athletes are known for their skills on the court and field. Their prowess also extends to academics: XU boasts a 97 percent graduation rate among all sports teams, which is 12th in the nation and first in the Big East, and

Sister of Notre Dame de Namur Judy Tensing works with a Power Inspires Progress trainee. (Courtesy Photo)
By Eileen Connelly, OSU  The Catholic Telegraph  From the outside, Venice on Vine looks pretty much like any other pizza place. But, on a damp, chilly day as one steps from the crowded streets of Cincinnati’s Over-the-Rhine into the warmth of the restaurant, there is an unmistakable sense of hospitality

CJ students at the tree planting for Sister Dorothy Stang
Press Release Tiny seedlings and a prayer service have grown together to form an annual remembrance of Notre Dame de Namur Sister Dorothy Stang, who was killed in the Amazon Rainforest in Brazil while protecting the rights of indigenous farm families. Stang was a Dayton, Ohio native but a naturalized

By John Stegeman The Catholic Telegraph  After hearing directly from immigrants and advocates during public comments, Cincinnati City Council unanimously passed a resolution recognizing the council’s commitment to improving the lives of immigrants and fostering civility and respect for those immigrants living in Cincinnati. The resolution, sponsored by Vice Mayor

Friday, April 24, 2009 DAYTON DEANERY — The Sisters of Notre Dame de Namur recently presented the community’s prestigious “Educating for Life” award to Dayton educator Charlene C. Wheeler. Wheeler is director of guidance and assessment at Chaminade-Julienne High School in Dayton.