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April 2015

By John Stegeman The Catholic Telegraph  When Air Force Senior Master Sergeant Eric Edward’s wife, Keri, told him she was considering reverting to the Catholic Church, he flat out told her no. The couple met as eighth graders at an Evangelical Christian school and their faith was a major part

How can we get more priests? How can we get more sisters and nuns?  How can we get more religious brothers? These are questions I am asked all of the time in this assignment as vocation director. And all of these questions revolve around the issue of developing a culture

Dear Father: Year after year and month after month, I have been wondering why does the creed we recite during Sunday Mass state that Christ “rose again?” When was the first time He rose? I checked my Lithuanian creed interpretation and it does not state “He rose again.”  In Lithuanian,

By Walt Schaefer For The Catholic Telegraph Cathy Diehl has a basement crammed with wedding gowns — about 100 have been donated to date. When she started her ministry, she had 10 volunteer seamstresses. Now she has 25. There were no volunteers to make deliveries or pick up donations. Now

By Steve Trosley The Catholic Telegraph The financial condition of the Archdiocese of Cincinnati continues to improve, officials told the Archdiocesan Pastoral Council March 7 at its regular quarterly meeting. Archdiocesan finances are “stable and balanced,” finance review committee member Ron Kienzle told the group.  “Spending is below revenue and

By Walt Schaefer For The Catholic Telegraph About a decade ago, Bradley Duncan was in church with his family when his infant son, Gabriel, started crying. “I was out in the lobby of the church during Mass that day trying to quiet him down and I saw a poster on

By Walt Schaefer For The Catholic Telegraph Father Angelo Caserta, at 96 the oldest active priest in the Archdiocese of Cincinnati, called his priesthood a blessing from God. Prior to celebrating his 70th anniversary Mass March 1 at St. Boniface Church in his home town of Piqua, Father Caserta said,

Staff Report Enjoy these suggested family life activities for the month of April (and late March) Holy Week 2015: As a family celebrate Holy Week at your local parish as well as partake in some great traditions in the Archdiocese of Cincinnati. Each day have the family plan a morning

Cardinal Óscar Andrés Rodríguez Maradiaga SDB delivered the LeBlond Lecture March 11 at the Athenaeum. The St. Gregory the Great Chapel was packed like an Easter Vigil Mass, and not just with seminarians, although they were everywhere in that growing place. As you will see elsewhere in this edition, the

My Dear Friends in Christ, Through humanitarian aid, resettling displaced individuals and families, and providing legal and advocacy services for migrants, the Catholic Relief Services Collection allows us to see every encounter with a person who is suffering as an opportunity to help Jesus in disguise.