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Editor’s Note: This is the first of a multiple-part series on the Vital Parishes Project, an ongoing effort to mitigate the impact of a decline in the number of available priests for assignment as pastors on the parishes of the Archdiocese of Cincinnati. The first installment examines efforts to mitigate

March and April used to bring a flood of phone calls to the office of an editor in the upper Midwest, where I spent much of my career. I used to call it the great battle of the bobbin’ robin. We would get literally scores of calls from people wanting

Staff Report The Catholic Telegraph  By nature, all conclaves are historic. They tie the Church in a clear and visible way to the apostolic succession of the previous popes. In a spiritual way, they are events in which the guidance of the Holy Spirit is assured. Most conclaves have taken

Fast food restaurants have nearly perfected the art of drive-through service. They can measure in seconds how long it takes from order to delivery window. The systems are set up to be most efficient when the restaurant is most busy. But every now and then there’s a glitch and the

I attended Catholic grade school in the halcyon years when pastors wondered where they were going to put so many children. Our playground was so crowded the older boys were assigned a driveway that curved past a side entrance to the church and the rectory main entrance. We played unruly

By Steve Trosley We begin a 2013 as I mark the completion of my first year as editor of The Catholic Telegraph and my first year as a resident of the greater Cincinnati area. The year ahead looks challenging, and if I had a crystal ball on my desk, I’d

June 25, 2012 By Steve Trosley Dan was one of the best bosses I ever had. He was selfless and an extraordinary listener. He was not afraid to let you take a risk and he was not uncomfortable taking responsibility when you fell on your face.

May 30, 2012 By Steve Trolsey The Catholic Telegraph, in the best traditions of community service, is looking for a few good freelance writers.  

May 1, 2012 By Father Earl Fernandes They were looking intently up into the sky as he was going, when suddenly two men dressed in white stood beside them. “Men of Galilee,” they said, “why do you stand here looking into the sky? This same Jesus, who has been taken

May 1, 2012 By Jeanne Hunt The Gospel for the Feast of the Ascension is for go-getters — not for lazy believers with lead-feet disease. In this Gospel reading the angels offer us the timeless question, “Why do you stand here looking into the sky?” In other words, they prod