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By Judy Back Gerwe To my great privilege, the leadership team of the Ohio Province of the Sisters of Notre Dame de Namur invited me to attend a pilgrimage where the foundress of the order, St. Julie Billiart, worked and lived. There were nine of us who took part in

By Eileen Connelly, OSU Why travel halfway around the world when there is plenty to worry about in our own backyard? Because experiencing the diversity of our Catholic faith and the mutual impact made through building relationships with our brothers and sisters in other cultures can be spiritually enriching and

Estamos a mitad de la Cuaresma, y las tiendas a están ofreciendo dulces de Pascua y ventas de ropa de Pascua. Esto es natural. Todos queremos saltarnos la muerte y llegar a la resurrección. Quizás ese deseo es aún más fuerte en tiempos difíciles. Y estamos viviendo en tiempos difíciles.

Sister Carol Lichtenberg, Provincial, and Sister Sarah Cieplinski sign the official register of Perpetual Vows, indicating Sarah’s gift of her complete life to God. (Courtesy Photo)
Sister Sarah Cieplinski professed final vows at Mount Notre Dame on December 29, 2018 CINCINNATI – Sister Sarah Cieplinski, Sister of Notre Dame de Namur (SNDdeN), professed final vows at Mount Notre Dame in Cincinnati, Ohio, on December 29. Sarah joined the SNDdeN community in 2008, and spent the next

One hundred ministries, schools and parishes in the Archdiocese of Cincinnati will join the iGiveCatholic online fundraising campaign on Nov. 27. The day of digital giving is designed to involve thousands of individuals of all ages whose donations will help fund worthwhile projects and programs. It is the first time

Witness from Mairbel Trujillo Diaz More than anything, first of all, I want to thank my God for being here with my family and all of you.  If anyone asks me how a spent those long months apart from my family, I would say “in prayer”.  When I arrived at

The Diaz Family (File Photo)
Woman’s plight that made national news reconsidered By Walt Schaefer A January ruling by the United States Sixth District Court of Appeals remanded the deportation case of Fairfield resident Maribel Trujillo Diaz back to the Cleveland-based Bureau of Immigration Appeals for a new hearing. Tony Stieritz, director of the Archdiocese

Rev. Michael Pucke. pastor of St. Julie Billiart Catholic Parish in Hamilton, leads a cheer to Sr. Dorothy during the blessing of “The Sr. Dorothy Stang House”, a house for homeless families, during a dedication ceremony in Hamilton Saturday, May 27, 2017. (CT Photo/E.L. Hubbard)
Members of St. Julie Billiart Parish in Hamilton and representatives from the Sisters of Notre Dame de Namur gathered May 27 for the dedication and blessing of the Dorothy Stang House. Sister Dorothy, known for her outspoken efforts on behalf of the poor and the environment, was murdered in Brazil

It was 1911 when 10 German-made stained glass windows were installed in what was then St. Stephen Church in Hamilton. The church building, constructed in 1853 to replace an original 1834 church, today is home to St. Julie Billiart Parish — a 1989 merger of three Hamilton parishes: St. Stephen,

By John Stegeman The Catholic Telegraph HAMILTON — For more than a century mourners at St. Stephen and St. Mary cemeteries in Hamilton, Ohio have come to pay their respects to the deceased among a diverse canopy of trees. Because of an insect less than half an inch in length,