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by Kary Ellen Berger On the morning of August 4, 2019, people in and around the Dayton area woke up to the horrifying news that a gunman took nine innocent lives and injured dozens of others in the city’s downtown Oregon District. In memory of those victims, the downtown Dayton

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My husband and I had a disagreement a few weeks ago. We were both tense, defensive and in utter disbelief that the other held an opposing perspective. Andrew and I typically see eye to eye, or at the very least we understand one another, so coming to a stalemate made

We’re always taught to treat others the way we want to be treated. But is that the best philosophy of life? Sometimes, believe it or not, the Golden Rule shows some major flaws.

From Butler’s Lives of the Saints 1894: BERNARD was born at the castle of Fontaines, in Burgundy. The grace of his person and the vigor of his intellect filled his parents with the highest hopes, and the world lay bright and smiling before him when he renounced it forever and

by Susie Bergman Most of us know the saying, “It’s what’s on the inside that counts.” We can apply this saying to buildings, structures and churches. In fact, one could even say that a beautiful church may be an architectural diamond, but if the pews are not filled each week

by Patti McGeever As millions of people voiced their outrage over the death of George Floyd by marching and protesting, one man spoke volumes by standing still. Kevin Bonecutter, husband, father of two, church usher and Hamilton County Probation Officer, stood up for justice, peace, equality and respect for all

Come, Holy Spirit, Divine Creator, true source of light and fountain of wisdom! Pour forth your brilliance upon my dense intellect, dissipate the darkness which covers me, that of sin and of ignorance. Grant me a penetrating mind to understand, a retentive memory, method and ease in learning, the lucidity

by Jessica Rinaudo The odds seem stacked against Catholics and Catholic organizations lately. With the ongoing pandemic, the temporary closing of churches and the obligation to attend Mass suspended for the foreseeable future, it’s tempted to give into the doom and gloom of our present situation. However, Catholics in the

On Saturday, Aug. 15, the Assumption of Mary, Archbishop Dennis M. Schnurr announced that the Cathedral of St. Peter in Chains has been designated as a minor basilica, the first for the Archdiocese of Cincinnati. During the 11:30 a.m. Mass, Archbishop Schnurr commented: “With a great sense of joy, I