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LEFT to RIGHT: Mike Saul with members of the Evanston community; Sister Rose William Herzog; Luanne and Larry Gibboney; Ann Bollheimer with a member of St. Michael's twinning parish from El Salvador.
These awards honor the works of Sister Dorothy Stang, who went to Brazil nearly 50 years ago along with four other Sisters of Notre Dame de Namur. In 1966, the sisters established a new convent at Coroatá in the state of Maranhão. As the sisters learned about the oppression of

By Rebecca Sontag For Us Men and Our Salvation Rock bottom” sometimes comes halfway up a towering mountain under a wide-open blue sky in Wyoming. That’s where Jill Bischoff was when she pulled her car over to the side of the road that late-Friday afternoon in 1996. She had heard

Story by Lisa Biedenbach • Photos by E.L. Hubbard How to marry the tradition of an established church in downtown Harrison with a new worship space to be built on nearby farmland was a daunting challenge,” said Father Jeff Kemper, pastor of  St. John the Baptist Church, who took part in

  By Walt Schaefer Since 2003, St. John the Baptist Church in Harrison has had its own field of dreams. That’s when Father Edward Shine purchased 26 acres of former farmland near the intersection of New Haven and Carolina Trace Roads, preparing for parish growth in a part of far

80 years Sister Irvin Marie Kreimer Sister Irvin entered the Sisters of St. Francis on September 8, 1938 from St. Leo Parish, Cincinnati, and made final vows on August 12, 1944. She taught in the archdiocese at St. Aloysius School, Sayler Park; St. Peter School, Chillicothe; St. Peter School, Hamilton;

When the canonization ceremony for Blessed Oscar Romero, Archbishop of San Salvador, is held in Rome on Oct. 14, Catholics in the archdiocese will be among those celebrating. Archbishop Romero, an outspoken advocate for the poor, was shot and killed March 24, 1980, as he celebrated Mass in a hospital

Alexander T. Witt Family: Father: Michael L. Witt (computer software engineer); Mother: Jennifer A. Witt (d. 2016) (psychiatric nurse); Sisters: Laura, Anna; Brother: Broderick Parish: St. John the Baptist, Harrison, Ohio. Schooling: K-2: St. Margaret Mary, North College Hill 3-8: St. John the Baptist, Harrison, Ohio High School: Oldenburg Academy