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Friday, July 17, 2009 By Eileen Connelly, OSU DAYTON DEANERY — As a teenager living in the vicinity of Dayton’s Dixie Drive in the late 1950s, Fran Duell recalls the neighbors’ concern regarding the number of adult nightclubs along the city’s Dixie Strip. Little did she know then that one …

Thursday, July 16, 2009 By Carmen M. Hubbard ARCHDIOCESE — The archdiocesan Department of Stewardship nearly met its financial contribution goal for this year’s Catholic Ministries Appeal (CMA) thanks to the generosity of area Catholics. The CMA concluded on June 30. As of July 8, CMA donations had reached 85 …

Friday, July 10, 2009 ARCHDIOCESE — Society of the Sacred Heart Sister Nancy Kehoe, a Cincinnati native, has published a new book, Wrestling with our Inner Angels: Faith, Mental Illness, and the Journey to Wholeness (Jossey-Bass, 2009).

Friday, July 10, 2009 By Carmen M. Hubbard ST. ANDREW DEANERY — An advisory board for the national group Voice of the Faithful (VOTF) met recently in Cincinnati to discuss ways in which the group might best offer support for priests and the priesthood.

Thursday, July 9, 2009 By Carmen M. Hubbard ARCHDIOCESE — They’re 20- and 30-somethings who are “on fire” for Jesus. Whether young adults are busy earning their college degree, finding a full-time job, getting married or living single, their stages in life vary as much as ways to accommodate their …

Friday, July 3, 2009 CATHEDRAL DEANERY — The Catholic Social Action Office of the Archdiocese of Cincinnati, representing a network of 25 Catholic parishes, and Working in Neighborhoods, Inc. (WIN) are taking on the foreclosure crisis in southwestern Ohio.

Thursday, July 2, 2009 ARCHDIOCESE — The Society of St. Vincent de Paul will host “Clean Out & Donate” weekends in July to collect critically needed household items, furniture and clothing at several Greater Cincinnati churches.

Wednesday, July 1, 2009 By Eileen Connelly, OSU ST. FRANCIS DE SALES DEANERY — Hugs, handshakes, the sharing of fond memories and heartfelt prayers marked the closing of a beloved faith community on June 28 as hundreds came together at Our Mother of Sorrows Parish in Roselawn. It was standing …

Wednesday, July 1, 2009 By Eileen Connelly, OSU ST. MARYS DEANERY — Members of St. Teresa Parish in Rockford celebrated the expansion of their faith community and the opportunity to prepare a place for future generations to worship with a Mass on June 21 during which the building that will …

Friday, June 26, 2009 ST. MARYS DEANERY — Missionary of the Precious Blood Kevin M. Scalf was ordained to the priesthood June 13 at Immaculate Conception Church, Celina, by Bishop Joseph L. Charron, retired Bishop of Des Moines and also a Precious Blood priest. During the same liturgy, Vincent Wirtner …