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Staff Report  DAYTON — For a record-tying eighth time, Cincinnati Mount Notre Dame took home the OHSAA Division I volleyball state championship as the Cougars beat Massillon Jackson 3-0 (25-17, 25-19, 25-18) Nov. 8 at Wright State University. See below for sports updates from Badin, McNicholas, Moeller, St. Xavier, Chaminade …

Press Release As part of St. Ignatius Loyola School’s cultural exchange program, 21 students and two chaperones from ShotoKu Gakuen, a school in Gifu City in Japan, stayed with St. Ignatius families for a week.

Staff Report One characteristic in the life of a priest is that one goes where they are sent. The same is true even for bishops who are appointed to their posts by the Holy Father in Rome. Nowadays national and international travel are common and relatively quick thanks to the …

One of the St. Xavier Big Buddies teams is pictured with their little buddies at the Boys & Girls Club in Avondale. (Photo Courtesy of 4C for Children)
Staff Report Below are news and notes from around the Archdiocese of Cincinnati. St. Xavier mentoring program wins award St. Xavier High School’s Big Buddies project, which involves nearly 100 students in providing positive male role models and emphasizing the importance of education to underserved boys at area Boys & …

Tom Fagan went through divorce almost 18 years ago and founded a ministry for divorced Catholics. (CT Photo/Walt Schaefer)
By Walt Schaefer For The Catholic Telegraph  Divorce devastates people and Catholics are particularly affected. About 18 years, ago Tom Fagan, a member of Emmanuel Parish in Dayton, experienced divorce “and, at that time, there was nothing out there to help me” through those difficult days.

Supporters of traditional marriage pray the rosary outside the Potter Stewart Courthouse in downtown Cincinnati on Aug. 6. The women pictured were part of a prayer gathering that took place as judges inside began a review of several marriage-related cases. (CT Photo/John Stegeman)
By Patricia Zapor Catholic News Service  WASHINGTON — Although the Supreme Court just a few weeks ago declined to accept any of several challenges to rulings making same-sex marriage legal in various states, a 6th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals decision Nov. 6 could lead to another shot at the …

Staff Report Nine of the 15 teams included in TheCatholicTelegraph.com’s weekly football standings have made the OHSAA playoffs and several take the field tonight. Below are the final standings of the 2014 high school football season with playoff opponents listed where applicable. Note from the OHSAA:  Generally, divisions II, III, …

Staff Report Carroll High School in Dayton opened its doors in August of 1961. The then-new school has been educating young men and women of faith ever since in the spirit of its namesake, Archbishop John Carroll. This edition of Throwback Thursday highlights coverage from Carroll High School’s opening in …

Press Release Dozens of caregivers from across Greater Cincinnati will be honored at a special Mass Sunday Nov. 9 at the Cathedral of St. Peter in Chains in downtown Cincinnati. Called the “White Mass” in honor of the clothing traditionally worn by members of the caring professions, the Mass and reception that …

By Walt Schaefer For The Catholic Telegraph  The death of an infant has led to the birth of a ministry. A birth normally prompts a family celebration but at times things go wrong. Some infants are stillborn, others survive less than a year because of congenital problems. Ava Diehl was …