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On December 8, 2020, Pope Francis proclaimed a “Year of St. Joseph”. St. Joseph, a humble carpenter, was chosen by God to raise Jesus and care for the Blessed Virgin Mary. The feast of St. Joseph is Friday, March 19th, and The Catholic Telegraph has decided to dedicate the
So, Christmas is over. Now what? I mean it kind of feels like a letdown, right? You have all these great celebrations of the liturgical year in Advent and Christmas and Lent and Easter, and then it’s just plain old Ordinary Time.’ Blah. But wait a second. That’s not right.
A Pandemic School Year: Catholic Schools Across Western and Southwestern Ohio Rise to the Challenge.
The 2020-21 school year began in earnest with students, teachers and parents yearning for learning to go back to the classroom, but everyone knew things would be different and all would have to do their part to stay on campus. “It was tough in the beginning, but it has gotten
Local Hero Honored: La Salle High School’s Campus Minister Recognized by Companions on a Journey for National Child’s Grief Awareness Day
by Jacqueline Lazar One in 11 children in Ohio will experience the death of a parent or sibling by their 18th birthday, and by 24, this statistic doubles. When a child or teen experiences the death of a family member or close friend, it can rattle them to their core,
Why did Jesus need to be baptized? If Jesus is God, wouldn’t baptism be unnecessary? Many have considered this question throughout history, so it is a good one. When Jesus approached John the Baptist to be baptized, John replied, “I need to be baptized by you, and yet you are
Catholic education in the northern archdiocese is a legacy inherited from the Sisters of the Precious Blood who began in a parish church in the winter of 1844. These dedicated sisters forged a relationship with the community that endured for more than a century as they maintained a presence in
by Michelle Dushensky Since 1974, Catholic schools around the country have participated in Catholic Schools Week (CSW). Traditionally, CSW is held at the end of January, and, each year, the National Catholic Education Association (NCEA) chooses a theme to highlight an aspect of Catholic schools. This year’s theme, “Catholic Schools:
Toward the end of his life, American journalist and historian Henry Adams, dissatisfied with the adequacy of his traditional education, composed his memoir, The Education of Henry Adams. “The object of education,” he suggested, “should be the teaching . . . [of ] how to react with vigor and economy”
Written by Gail Finke Illustrated by Emma Cassani Our Lord Christ the King Church, founded in 1926 in Cincinnati’s Mt. Lookout neighborhood, was the ﬁrst parish named for Our Lord under the title “King.” Its school, Cardinal Pacelli, was named for a visitor who later became a pope. The interior
by Sarah Ater “Since my arrival in this country, I wrote you, satisfied that every exertion would be made to establish a church in this part of the country, as it has been and is my greatest expectation in coming here…There are of our profession [of faith] in this place