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The Catholic Telegraph

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

I grew up in Kokomo, Indiana along with most of my family members. I attended St. Joan of Arc and St. Patrick school and was also a parishioner of St. Joan of Arc. Both sides of the family were small and close knit, and it was not until after high …

On May 18, the Catholic Church honors the first “Pope John” in its history. Saint John I was a martyr for the faith, imprisoned and starved to death by a heretical Germanic king during the sixth century. He was a friend of the renowned Christian philosopher Boethius, who died in …

I write this month to congratulate Bishop-elect Earl Fernandes on his impending consecration as Bishop of the Diocese of Columbus, OH. When he assumes the bishop’s chair (the cathedra), Bishop-elect Fernandes will join an unbroken succession of bishops that dates from the Church’s very first days. And, by virtue of …

The Most Reverend Archbishop Dennis M. Schnurr celebrates the Eucharist during the Mass celebrating the dedication and blessing of The Cross and Crown Atrium at Our Lord Christ the King Church. (Left to right) Deacon Don Gloeckler, Reverend Frank Voellmecke, Archbishop Dennis Schnurr, Reverend Bob Obermeyer, and Pastor Ed Smith. (Courtesy Photo
Father Francis W. Voellmecke died on Sunday, May 15, 2022, in Cincinnati, Ohio. He was born on October 6, 1935, in Cincinnati. He did his preparatory studies for two years at St. Gregory Seminary, Cincinnati and received a Ph.B. and S.T.L. from Gregorian University, Rome. He was ordained on December …

I am 27 years old. Typical Catholic family – my parents will celebrate their 30th wedding anniversary the day after my First Mass (two days after my priestly ordination). My dad is an engineer. My mom works part-time at the parish office, babysits for my nieces and nephew. Growing up …

Sister M. Grace Frances Strauber, (nee: Lenore Volle) 94, quietly passed into the heart of God on Friday, May 13, 2022. She was the only child of the late Jerome and Grace Martin Strauber, born and raised in New York. Despite being an only child, Lenore had the pleasure of …

I grew up right outside of Louisville, Kentucky and I am the oldest of four children. I was homeschooled until high school and then graduated from the local public school. Growing up I was involved with my parish and really enjoyed being able to be an altar server. Both my …

As part of Habitat for Humanity’s Rock the Block event, 10 seventh graders from The Summit Country Day School participated in a day of service to bring enhancements to underserved areas of our community. They spent a full day over the weekend, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., working in a West End neighborhood. …

by Katie Yoder, Jonah McKeown Washington, D.C. Newsroom, May 3, 2022 / 09:00 am The U.S. Supreme Court heard a historic case on Dec. 1, 2021 that directly challenges Roe v. Wade, the 1973 ruling that legalized abortion nationwide. On May 2, 2022, a purported first draft of the decision leaked, which …

My name is Uriel Santos. I was born in Mexico, but I am proud to serve the Archdiocese of Cincinnati. I was born into a Catholic family with a brother and a sister, and I began my catechesis when I was four years old. My first catechist was my dear …