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Staff Report The Archdiocese of Cincinnati will hold a Holy Hour for Vocations on Wednesday, Nov. 5, from 7 to 8 p.m. at more than 20 parishes simultaneously across the Archdiocese. More parishes will open their doors for a Holy Hour on Thursday, Nov. 6 and the Athenaeum of Ohio/Mount

The Athenaeum of Ohio/Mount St. Mary's Seminary of the West is booming with potential priests. With 66 seminarians enrolled this year, the seminary is nearing full capacity. (CT Photo/John Stegeman)
By John Stegeman The Catholic Telegraph Two men were ordained priests for the Archdiocese of Cincinnati this year. Two were ordained last year as well, but going forward the numbers are expected to spike. Pending 100 percent retention, four men are scheduled to be ordained in 2015 from the local

Thomas Wray
By John Stegeman The Catholic Telegraph  In 2015, a married man is slated to be ordained as a Catholic priest for the Archdiocese of Cincinnati. J. Thomas Wray, a married father of two, is now a Catholic but he is also a former Episcopal priest. Under a special Pastoral Provision

By Eileen Connelly, OSU The Catholic Telegraph As vocations director for her community, Marianist Sister Nicole Trahan has witnessed firsthand how meaningful the opportunity to explore a call to religious in a prayerful, no pressure setting can be for a woman in discernment. That’s exactly what the Marianist Sisters hope

The life of a vocation director seems to be straight out of the Parable of the Sower that Jesus tells in Matthew 13. Having held this position for eight years, only this year am I finally able to witness men whom I first worked with to discern the seminary and

By Steve Trosley The Catholic Telegraph  An online video designed to give the faithful an inside view of what goes on in a seminary has garnered national attention and a coveted video industry award for its producer. “Father Kyle Schnippel (archdiocesan director of vocations) approached me about updating the videos

This coming March 18, the Archdiocese of Cincinnati is participating for the first time in a national campaign simply titled “The Light is On for You.” Begun in New York, it is a night where every parish throughout the archdiocese will have confessions offered from 7-9 p.m. It has met

Ultimate frisbee, vocation tour
Press Release For the third consecutive year, the seminarians of the Archdiocese of Cincinnati are traveling the Archdiocese looking for a little friendly competition on the Ultimate Frisbee field. Last summer they competed against nearly 120 teens and young adults in their three-stop tour. They look to do the same

  By Patricia McGeever For The Catholic Telegraph  Christine Grote is a lot like other young women her age. She likes the band Mumford and Sons, enjoys Facebook and Instagram and has a mountain of college loan debt.  Where she differs from her peers is how she’s paying off that

From the May 2013 print edition of The Catholic Telegraph By John Stegeman The Catholic Telegraph  Deacon Jerome “Jerry” Bishop believes men are still being called by God to the priesthood, just that they’re more reluctant to respond. In the case of his impending ordination, it’s a case of better