Author Archive

The Catholic Telegraph

The Catholic Telegraph

Founded in 1831, The Catholic Telegraph is the official news source of the Archdiocese of Cincinnati.

Recognizing DePaul Cristo Rey High School’s “commitment to enriching the lives of children,” the Charles H. Dater Foundation has awarded the school a $25,000 grant for DPCR’s counseling program. DePaul Cristo Rey’s counseling program recognizes that many factors lead to school success so counselors assist students with any personal, academic

Members of the 2018 Badin High School Homecoming Court include, front row from left, queen candidates Grace Connaughton, Emily Maher, Grace Wilson, Josie Miller and Hannah Nugent. Back Row:: king candidates Kevin Hock, Luke VanSteenkiste, Eddie Kammerer, Davon Starks and Peter Clemmons (Courtesy Photo)
The king and queen will be crowned Friday night, Sept. 28, at halftime of the Rams’ Homecoming football game against Dayton Carroll at Virgil Schwarm Stadium in Hamilton. Kickoff is at 7 p.m. A Homecoming parade will precede the game, departing from the Hamilton Freshman School at 6 p.m. Badin’s

Parker Niehaus Elder High School National Merit Semifinalist (Courtesy Photo)
Parker Niehaus a product of school’s Honors Program PRICE HILL, CINCINNATI, OH – Elder High School senior, Parker Niehaus, has been named a 2019 National Merit Semifinalist. Over 1.6 million juniors in about 22,000 high schools from across the country took the 2017 Preliminary SAT/National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test (PSAT/NMSQT)

Sister LaKesha Church's first profession of vows (Courtesy Photo)
DAYTON, Ohio — “Joy” was the theme of the day as Sister LaKesha Church pronounced first vows as a Sister of the Precious Blood on Aug. 25 in the chapel at Salem Heights, the congregational residence. During his homily, Father Ken Pleiman, CPPS, identified three words from the day’s readings

The Diaz Family (File Photo)
Last year, Maribel Trujillo-Diaz was deported after several rounds in court proceedings. Maribel, a wife, a mother of four was an active member of St. Julie Billiart Parish in Hamilton. This past weekend,  Maribel Trujillo Diaz has been reunited with her family after 17 months of separation. Last year many organizations

St. Mary Hyde Park will host a 4-part series on Cincinnati’s Catholic History. Fr. David Endres, Dean of the Athenaeum and Professor of Church History and columnist for The Catholic Telegraph, will explore the history of our archdiocese as we approach the bicentennial. Fr. Endres’ multimedia presentations will explain how

FALL THEOLOGY ON TAP CINCY EAST Join Young Adults from the East Side of Cincinnati to share in food, faith, and fellowship at Anderson Pub & Grill on Tuesdays from September 11, 2018 – October 2, 2018. Event begins at 6:30 p.m. Here’s the 2018 Fall Lineup: Tuesday, September 25th:

Q: In the last 50 years, various orders in the church, including porter, exorcist, and subdeacon, have disappeared. What is the theology behind these orders and why were they discontinued? A: As early as the third century, certain roles of service, including deacon, subdeacon, lector, and acolyte, were present in

September 19, 2018 WASHINGTON–The U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops’ (USCCB) Administrative Committee has issued the following statement today in response to the recent sex abuse scandals. In the statement, the bishops say they pledge to “heal and protect with every bit of the strength God provides us.” Turning to the

Pope Leo XIII wrote the Saint Michael prayer in 1884, after supposedly seeing a frightening vision: evil spirits, trying to fulfill Satan’s boast to destroy our Lord’s Church within a century, were engaging in fierce attacks against it. Saint Michael the Archangel, defend us in battle. Be our protection against