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  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

One of the first deacons of Rome, St. Lawrence was one of the victims of the persecution of Valerian in 258.  At the beginning of the month of August, 258, the emperor issued an edict, commanding that all bishops, priests, and deacons should immediately be put to death (“episcopi et

Sister Janice Ernst A Mass of Christian Burial for Sister of Charity of Cincinnati Janice Ernst was celebrated June 15 in the motherhouse chapel. Sister Janice, 83, died June 11. She was a Sister of Charity of Cincinnati for 63 years. A native of Bellefontaine, Ohio, Sister Janice grew up

From the History in your backyard series, enjoy the video of St. Lawrence Church.

Staff Report A jury has awarded former Catholic school teacher Christa Dias $171,000 in damages, ruling that the Archdiocese of Cincinnati violated anti-discrimination laws when it fired her after she became pregnant via artificial insemination in 2010. According to the Associated Press, the damages “included $51,000 for back pay, $20,000

By Eileen Connelly, OSU  During his tenure as Archbishop of Cincinnati, the late Cardinal Joseph Bernardin recognized that the most valuable way the local church could help the urban poor was to provide children, regardless of their race, religion or economic circumstances, the opportunity for a Catholic school education. From