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The Catholic Telegraph

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

GATHERING SONG “You are Mine” #822 GREETING & OPENING PRAYER Connie Schafer Welcome to our St. Peregrine Prayer Service. Regardless of our physical location, we come together today to pray and to ask for the intercession of St. Peregrine, for ourselves and for our loved ones who are fighting the

Father Matthew T. Gamber S.J. age 61, passed away Oct.16, 2020 in Cincinnati, OH. Beloved son of Ruth Ann (nee Henneman) Gamber; preceded in death by his father Mark J. and brother Lawrence M. Gamber. Dear brother of Mark (MaryJo), William (Linda), Mary Margaret, Robert (Suzan) Gamber, and sister-in-law Carol

Anthony Claret was born in Spain in 1807 and like his father, he was a weaver by trade. In his spare time, he studied Latin, and at the age of 22, he entered the seminary, and was ordained in 1835. He preached and worked in the missions for 10 years

by Bonny Van When it comes to politics, Catholic leaders are encouraging the faithful to “Civilize It!” The initiative, developed in the Archdiocese of Cincinnati four years ago, is now taking on a national audience, thanks to a plug by the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB). Tony Stieritz,

by Katie Sciba My favorite children’s book is You Are Special by Max Lucado. It’s the story of a creature whose life is defined by what others think of him, which only worsens his low self-esteem. The tragedy of the story lies not in the main character, who eventually learns

Pope Francis arrives in St. Peter's Square Sept. 21, 2016. Credit: Daniel Ibanez/CNA.
Catholic League president Bill Donohue responds to news stories about the pope endorsing civil unions for homosexuals: In a new documentary about Pope Francis, “Francesco,” the Holy Father comments on homosexuals. “Homosexual people have the right to be in a family. They are children of God. You can’t kick someone

Is it just us, or does the world seem a bit divided right now? Human beings were not only created with a unique purpose, but also created to live in community. However, there are two things that can disrupt this call: division and distraction. Why these two? Well, distractions are

Effective July 1, 2020 Father George Schommer, O.P., Pastor of St. Gertrude Parish, Madeira. Effective September 7, 2020 Father Alfons Minja, C.PP.S., Parochial Vicar of St. Henry Cluster which includes St. Aloysius, Carthagena, St. Bernard, Burkettsville, St. Francis, Cranberry Prairie, St. Wendelin, St. Wendelin, and St. Henry, St. Henry. Effective

Saturday, October 31, 2020 12:40 pm Gather inside Emmanuel Catholic Church for silent recollection and preparation to process. 1:00 pm Exposition of our Lord and beginning of the 1 mile procession around the city court and back to the church. Please join Catholics in the city of Dayton for a

I. Did you know that basilicas date back to the Roman Empire? Yes, in ancient Rome they had basilicas. But, they were a bit different from what we have today. Romans used basilicas as public gathering spaces for markets, civic administration and court. The basilica was the epicenter of a