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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.

by Rachel Prindel Bishop Leibold School received the Ohio Academy of Science (OAS) Edison Award for the 10th consecutive year, the only elementary school in the Miami Valley with such a streak, securing their position as a science powerhouse with the two prestigious awards won over the last several weeks

Youth ministry began at Sts. Peter and Paul Parish in Reading in the fall of 1998, and, soon afterwards, we began seeking opportunities for the compulsory “mission trip.” We didn’t have to look far. At the same time, our Parish Mission Commission was filing the paperwork to recognize a small

by M.D. Pitman A quarter-century ago, Royalmont Academy was a small, grassroots Catholic school in Oakley. This year, the school celebrates its 25th anniversary at its Warren County campus in Mason. Growth of the pre-K to eighth grade Catholic school included forming the region’s first new Catholic high school in

by Ellen Gormley In 2019, St. Xavier High School students served on 12 mission trips around the U.S. and Costa Rica. While COVID-19 led to the cancellation of all 2020 summer mission trips, students and community service director, J.K. Klaiber, continue to innovate in creating service opportunities for students. Students

St. Pope John Paul II was certainly a blessing to our Church and world. His love for God’s people blossomed in the 1970s, joining with workers as a cardinal in Communist-controlled Poland. “Solidarność” or “Solidarity” was the name of the labor union he strongly supported. He educated global supporters to

by Margee Garbasch DePaul Cristo Rey High School (DPCR) begins a new academic year with a new president leading the school. DPCR’s Board of Directors and the Sisters of Charity of Cincinnati, sponsors of the school, have named Siobhan Taylor as DPCR’s second president. A Cincinnati native, Taylor is a

by Eileen Connelly, OSU Their faith initially brought Brian and Kathleen DeRouen together as graduate students at the University of Dayton and ultimately let the couple to a hilltop house in West Virginia where all are welcomed with compassion and open arms. Brian originally hails from the San Francisco Bay area; Kathleen

Cincinnati, OH: October 2020 – On October 16, 2020 at 10:30am, St. Rita School for the Deaf will be celebrating the 105th anniversary of our founding. Over 120 students and staff will gather on the field next to the school to release 105 biodegradable balloons in honor of impacting our

by Eileen Connelly, OSU In describing her ministry to the Navajo people, Sister of the Blessed Sacrament Zoe Brenner simply says, “I’m just doing what God is calling me to do.” But there is much more to it for the Reading, Ohio, native who entered religious life in 1966. Her

Badin High School senior Logan Hage has been named a Commended Student in the 2020 National Merit Scholarship Program. Hage scored in the top five percent of the more than 1.5 million students who entered the 2020 scholarship competition by taking the 2019 Preliminary SAT/National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test in