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The Catholic Telegraph

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

St. Mark, the Evangelist, is the author of the second Gospel and the patron saint of notaries. He wrote the Gospel in Greek for the Gentile converts to Christianity. Tradition says the Romans asked St. Mark to record the teachings of St. Peter about Jesus. St. Mark is often depicted …

In 1955, Pope Pius IX established May 1 as the Feast of St. Joseph the Worker, a day set aside to seek St. Joseph’s intercession on behalf of laborers. The date was chosen as an alternative to International Workers’ Day, to celebrate workers while avoiding association with May Day’s historical …

Below is a select list of area parishes and institutions with Divine Mercy Sunday celebrations. St. Augustine, Minster 2:00 p.m. Service will begin with video on Divine Mercy, followed by prayer service, Rosary, Divine Mercy Chaplet, Veneration of Divine Mercy Image, and Benediction. Confessions will be available at 2:00 pm …

I’m from St. Antoninus Parish on the Westside of Cincinnati. I am the 6th of 8 children. I had an uncle, Fr. Jim Willig, who faithfully served as a priest of this Archdiocese until his death in 2001. Also, I have a brother who is a priest of the Archdiocese, …

I am the son of Doug and Denise; the younger brother of Jason and Emma; and the older brother of Anna, Meredith, Elise, and Michael. My dad is a retired detective for the City of Cincinnati, and he formerly owned Bridgetown Hardware and Paint where I worked in high school. …

The General Administration and the Province of the United States recommend to our fraternal prayers our dear brother, Stephen TUTAS, priest, of the Cupertino Marianist Community, who died in the service of the Blessed Virgin Mary on April 16, 2022, in Cupertino, California, USA, at the age of 95 with …

Diaconate Ordinations 2022, live broadcast from St. Peter in Chains Cathedral Basilica at 11:00 a.m,

Deacon John Gobbi, a Deacon of the Archdiocese, died on Tuesday April 12, 2022 at his home in Fort Myers, Florida, where he was living with his granddaughter. He was 90 years old. Deacon John was ordained on June 22, 1985 and has served the Archdiocese for thirty-six years. His …

Devotion to the saints, those holy men and women who have gone before us on earth and are now with God in heaven, has been a vital part of Catholic culture and practice from the earliest centuries of the Church. In particular, we venerate the Blessed Virgin Mary. We honor …

I’ve been meditating for weeks on this May issue’s theme of devotion, rolling it over in my head. While growing up, the word “devotion,” in relation to faith, only extended to flowery “devotional books.” I wasn’t even aware of devotions to particular saints then, because I had no real understanding …