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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.

Wednesday, August 5, 2009 A Mass of Christian Burial for Sister of Saint Francis Marie Celine Wilhelm was celebrated on July 24 at her congregation’s motherhouse in Oldenburg, Ind. Sister Marie Celine, 93, died on July 21 at Margaret Mary Community Hospital in Batesville.

Wednesday, August 5, 2009 Sister of Charity of Cincinnati Mary Agnes Saffer (formerly Sister Bernard Agnes) died July 29 at the age of 87 in Mother Margaret Hall at the order’s Cincinnati motherhouse.

Wednesday, August 5, 2009 ARCHDIOCESE — Wiliam Schickel, a liturgical artist whose work as a sculptor, designer and painter graces many church structures throughout the Archdiocese of Cincinnati and the nation, died July 14. He was 89.

Wednesday, August 5, 2009 By Scott Mussari Every year on August 6, the Catholic church celebrates the feast of the Transfiguration of the Lord. The significance of this particular event with regards to our religion is apparent in numerous ways. Number one, for example, is the initial recorded recognition and …

Wednesday, August 5, 2009 By Terrance Callan Nineteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time: 1 Kings 19:4-8; Ephesians 4:30-5:2; John 6:41-51 We often encounter obstacles that prevent us from simply being or doing what we want. At times such obstacles cause us to give up our initial goal. At other times we …

Wednesday, August 5, 2009 By David Eck ARCHDIOCESE – When President Barrack Obama visited Ghana July 10-11, Holy Ghost Father Francis Tandoh was closely tuned to news from his homeland. “I was following him on CNN,” said Father Tandoh, pastor of several Dayton-area parishes and a native of Ghana. “It …

Wednesday, August 5, 2009 A second collection at The Cathedral of St. Peter in Chains generated $1,054 for Joyce Baresel, a parishioner who was injured in June when she was struck by a rock while riding in a taxicab. The collection was taken at four of the cathederal’s Masses the …

Wednesday, August 5, 2009 By Eileen Connelly, OSU ARCHDIOCESE — Some 130 deacons and their wives from the across the country gathered at Xavier University’s Cintas Center July 19-22 for the annual conference of the National Diaconate Institute for Continuing Education (NDICE). The overall theme for this year’s gathering was …

Friday, July 24, 2009 DAYTON DEANERY — Sister of Divine Providence Joyce Detzel, a Dayton native, made her first profession of vows on June 19 in her congregation’s Sacred Heart Chapel at Our Lady of the Lake Convent in San Antonio, Texas.

Friday, July 24, 2009 ARCHDIOCESE — The Greater Cincinnati Planned Giving Council (GCPGC) recently honored Wilma K. McGrath posthumously and Father Thomas Bokenkotter for their selfless generosity that will benefit generations to come.