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The Catholic Telegraph

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

by John Stegeman Hundreds of people participated in the 2021 Marian Pilgrimage that traveled from Russells Point, OH, to Downtown Cincinnati in celebration of the Archdiocese of Cincinnati’s bicentennial. The 300-mile walk over 33 days was more than a public witness of our region’s Catholic faith—the sight of the Blessed …

This article is the fifth in a series covering each of the six foundational principles of Beacons of Light, the pastoral planning process of the Archdiocese of Cincinnati. “My need to give is more important than the parish’s need to receive.” A few years ago, I heard a priest share …

Families We pray for Christian families around the world; may they embody and experience unconditional love and advance in holiness in their daily lives

Archdiocese of Cincinnati priest, Fr. Earl Fernandes will be consecrated and installed as Bishop of the Diocese of Columbus tomorrow afternoon at 2 p.m.

For many dioceses, a new bishop means a transfer: the bishop moves from one diocese to another. But for others, like the Diocese of Columbus, their new bishop is a priest who must first be ordained to the episcopacy. That is the case for Bishop-elect Earl K. Fernandes, whose episcopal …

“Everyone who knows Father Earl Fernandes has a Father Fernandes story.” Admitting that he is one of hundreds privileged to have associated with Father Fernandes before he was assigned as the Bishop of Columbus, Father Ethan Moore said his connection to Father Fernandes began when he was only a teenager. …

Bishop-elect Earl K. Fernandes, the son of immigrant parents from India, speaks about his childhood with reverence and a healthy dose of good humor. “My father came to the United States in January of 1970. The Vietnam War was on and there was a shortage of physicians in this country …

God of power and mercy, you destroy war and put down earthly pride. Banish violence from our midst and wipe away our tears, that we may all deserve to be called your sons and daughters. Keep in your mercy those men and women who have died in the cause of …

Every Memorial Day, hundreds gather at Gate of Heaven Cemetery in Cincinnati to remember the military men and women who served our country. “It’s such a community effort,” said Tom Jordan, Director of Gate of Heaven and Calvary Catholic Cemeteries in the Archdiocese of Cincinnati. “Everybody has a role to …

Fr. Earl Fernandes planned to follow in his older brothers’ footsteps in becoming a doctor. But the call to the priesthood was present from an early point in his life.