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The Catholic Telegraph

The Catholic Telegraph

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

Confronting outlaws and injustice, educating children, and caring for the sick are all part of the life story of a local Sister of Charity who is now being considered for sainthood. WKRC, Local 12 will air an hour-long documentary on the life and legacy of Sister Blandina Segale. A team …

On Saturday mornings Gary DeFosse, 82, visits his local YMCA. Three times a week he swims or lifts, and he presently serves as a lifeguard. “The Y doesn’t have as many lifeguards as they need, so I volunteered,” he said. “They said my age doesn’t matter if I can complete …

St. Raphael the Archangel Catholic School presents an exciting opportunity to lead a vibrant school community. Our next principal will be a passionate, Catholic educator who is a strong spiritual and instructional leader. The successful candidate understands and relates to children and possesses the skills necessary to promote dynamic educational …

The night is advanced, the day is at hand. Let us then throw off the works of darkness [and] put on the armor of light Romans 13:12 Rorate Mass Old St Mary (CT Photo/Greg Hartman)
By Sr Constance Veit, lsp Our motherhouse is located on a large property in a tiny village in rural France. With its old stone buildings, expansive pastures, flower gardens and shaded pathways, it’s a gorgeously bucolic setting and the most peaceful place I’ve ever been. During the year that I …

Advent is a time of waiting, but what are we waiting for? Jesus the Incarnate Word of God has already come into the world. “For God so loved the world, that he gave his only begotten Son, that whosoever believes in Him shall not perish, but have everlasting life” (Jn. …

How would you describe a parish with a strong sense of community? You might say it’s warm and welcoming. It’s a place where people care for you and make you feel like you belong. It’s a place where there is fellowship and laughter, where the people feel like family. Parishes, …

Certain experiences shape our lives, our vocations and our ministries, especially if we are open to God’s presence and recognize that He is with us always. Father Mike Paraniuk finds this especially obvious when he reflects on his long ministry as a chaplain at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center. Ordained …

What do lettuce and bicycles have in common? Dig deep enough and you’ll find both in the STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) program at Bishop Leibold School in Dayton. For the 12th consecutive year, hands-on experiments, a diverse range of creativity and extensive faculty support helped land the K-8th …

God has ways of working through us, especially when we aren’t expecting it. That’s true for the Fiorelli family—Laurel, Nick and their children, Risa and Theo. Parishioners at Xavier University’s Bellarmine Chapel, they have supported Su Casa Hispanic Center for several years. | Su Casa Hispanic Center, a program of …

“A Catholic community catered around your everyday working person,” is how chapter president Patrick Macke describes Young Catholic Professionals (YCP). A few years in the making, the Cincinnati chapter of YCP launched at last in October. The local initiative was bolstered by friends and Cincinnati natives in the Columbus area, …