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Throwback Thursday

Ordination Day is always a wonderful moment each year in the Archdiocese of Cincinnati. Here’s a pictorial video of Ordination Day 2012 – 2016.  

Lorraine Motel in Memphis Tn, Room 306 where Dr. Martin Luther King died. (CT Photo/Greg Hartman)
During the first week of April 1968, Dr. Martin Luther King was assassinated in Memphis Tennessee, as shockwaves reverberated throughout the world. In full splendor of St. Peter’s Basilica on Palm Sunday, Pope Paul VI assailed the “cowardly and atrocious killing” of Dr. Martin Luther King and linked it to

On the eve of the 100th Anniversary of the "Miracle of the Sun", the Basilica of Our Lady of the Rosary in Fatima (CT Photo/Greg Hartman)
Fatima- 100 Years ago in this small village in Portugal, The Blessed Virgin Mary appeared six times to three young children; when in the same continent World War I was consuming life and land; Portugal was in political chaos, refugees were pouring into Europe.  A week ago 134 pilgrims from

Forty years ago this weekend, the tragic Beverly Hills Supper Club Fire in Southgate KY occurred Memorial Day weekend. Following is the statement Archbishop Joseph L. Bernardin issued after over 150 persons lost their lives in the May 28, 1977 fire: I wish to extend my sympathy to all those

For twenty five years, from 1925 until his death in 1950, John T. McNicholas served as the Archbishop of the Archdiocese of Cincinnati. Born in Kiltimagh, County Mayo, Ireland, December 15, 1877, McNicholas immigrated to the United States at a young age, settling with his family in Chester, Pennsylvania. He

Mother of Mercy High School is sponsored by the Religious Sisters of Mercy, a religious community founded in 1831 in Dublin, Ireland. The Sisters from their earliest days were dedicated to the education of young women and to the needs of the sick and the poor. At this time, Mother

In 1935 with the encouragement of Archbishop John T. McNicholas, O.P., Revs. Leo Walsh and Charles Murphy began ministering to the African American community in the Lockland neighborhood, a suburb of Cincinnati. After a plea for financial assistance was placed in The Catholic Telegraph, an anonymous gift of $4000 made

On January 26, 1978 a massive Blizzard hit the Ohio Valley. Here’s a collection of pictures from that event that closed down the Archdiocese for a day.

With Friday being Inauguration Day, This prayer, from the U.S. edition of the Book of Blessings (no. 1965), is an adaptation of the prayer for the Church and for civil authorities which was composed by Archbishop John Carroll for use on the occasion of the inauguration of George Washington in

BETTER TO GIVE Few customs have suffered more than the custom of giving gifts at Christmas. Commercialism and exploitation are two of the chief malefactors; sentimentality is another But for all the super merchandising, the phony glitter and the abuse of carols and even the scriptures, giving gifts continues to