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St. Rita School for the Deaf

  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

Cincinnati, OH: August 2018 – After 6 months of national and local searching and after interviewing several candidates, the search committee and the Board of St. Rita School for the Deaf, made their recommendation to Archbishop Dennis M. Schnurr. The Archbishop interviewed and has appointed Angela Frith as the President

Communication and confirmation: St Rita offers deaf Mexican teen faith, home, communication By Eileen Connelly, OSU A profoundly deaf teenager from Mexico is now receiving the education and the spiritual formation he and his parents dreamed of for many years. Roberto, a student at St. Rita School for the Deaf, was

On May 22, St. Rita School for the Deaf held a Mass for the Feast of St. Rita. The school received a beautiful gold altar frontal from St. Cecilia Parish in Oakley as a gift and they used it for the first time during the special mass.    

Roberto with Bishop Joseph Binzer (Courtesy Photo)
St. Rita School for the Deaf celebrated the confirmation of one of its students April 13 with a unique Mass. Bishop Joseph R. Binzer presided at the liturgy during, which a young man named Roberto received the sacrament. Two years ago, the school enrolled the 15-year-old, profoundly deaf boy who

Evendale- With a unanimous vote from the Board of Limited Jurisdiction at St. Rita School for the Deaf, Archbishop Dennis Schnurr announces that Sr. Marianne Van Vurst, SC will be the new President of the St. Rita School effective immediately.  Sr. Marianne was appointed the interim director for the 2016-2017

In a press release to local media Friday afternoon, St. Rita School for the Deaf announced that it will be ending it’s annual St. Rita Fest. The festival, which first took place in 1916, raised funds for the school. According to a history on the school website, St. Rita Fest

By John Stegeman The Catholic Telegraph St. Rita School for the Deaf has been serving southwestern Ohio for nearly 100 years. Three days before celebrating its official centennial, students, staff and volunteers gathered on Cincinnati’s Fountain Square to bring the party to the downtown.

By Patricia McGeever The Catholic Telegraph One hundred years ago, a young priest in the Archdiocese of Cincinnati was given a special assignment.  Archbishop Henry Moeller instructed Father Henry Waldhaus to build a school to educate deaf children. This was a challenge on so many levels. But a century later,

Friday, August 6, 2010 ST. FRANCIS DE SALES DEANERY — Mary Ann Stansfield, a retired teacher and administrator at St. Rita School for the Deaf, was honored recently by the Greater Cincinnati Planned Giving Council with a Voices of Giving Award. The school made the nomination.