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JACOB SCHMIESING “I was six years old when I first wrote, ‘I want to be a priest,’ in the same sentence as ‘I want to be a fighter pilot or a dump truck driver,’” said II Theology seminarian Jacob Schmiesing. It wasn’t until years later, after experiencing the liturgy and …

High school is a formative part of the American adolescent experience. Whether that experience is pleasant depends a great deal on the school’s culture. When toxic, people can’t wait to leave. When wonderful, they sometimes come back. In the Archdiocese of Cincinnati, many Catholic high schools are swarming with alumni …

Archbishop Alter High School’s marching band, the Marching Knights, won the title of Bands of America Grand National Class A Champions on Nov. 12, at the Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis, IN. Their winning performance was titled “Overjoyed,” based on Stevie Wonder’s music. “We treated the performance like a concert,” …

by Kary Ellen Berger Feels like heaven.” “A gentle place.” “It feels like you are right there with God.” That is how children at The Good Shepherd Catholic Montessori School (GSCM) in Madisonville describe what they feel while in their school’s Atrium. Founded in 1998 by Dan Teller, GSCM is …

CINCINNATI – January 8, 2023 – St. Ursula Villa is pleased to announce that Jody Sedler has been selected as the new President of the school. She has been filling in as interim President since July 2022. St. Ursula Villa’s Board of Trustees led an extensive search yielding numerous highly …

by Anne Jones During a six-day service immersion retreat, 12 seniors from Archbishop McNicholas High School visited eastern Tennessee to serve the rural poor and build a community both among themselves and with the people in the Appalachian Mountains. This marks the 41st year that McNicholas traveled to Appalachian areas …

Throughout January, we celebrate the liturgical memorials of many saints who dedicated themselves to learning and to education. Religious sisters, such as St. Elizabeth Ann Seton and St. Angela Merici, formed communities of women committed to the education of youth and families. Sts. Basil the Great and Gregory Nazianzen are …

I will be the first to admit that growing up with a public school education served me well. I was not Catholic as a child, and my parents did a great job teaching me about Jesus and taking me to Methodist Sunday School on their own time. I was fortunate …

Just in time for Christmas, a wooden statue of the Virgin Mary at The Summit Country Day School has been restored to its original beauty thanks to campus chaplain, Reverend Phil Seher.  Believed to be dated perhaps from the late 1800s or early 1900s, the statue had become worn over …

What do lettuce and bicycles have in common? Dig deep enough and you’ll find both in the STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) program at Bishop Leibold School in Dayton. For the 12th consecutive year, hands-on experiments, a diverse range of creativity and extensive faculty support helped land the K-8th …