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August 2013

By Eileen Connelly, OSU  The Catholic Telegraph  Whether they have a hankering for homemade pizza cooked in a stone-hearth oven, a tasty vegetarian dish or delectable cookies and brownies prepared by a master pastry chef, students at Xavier University are sure to find something to tempt their taste buds at

When it comes to practicing my faith, I’ll admit it, I’m spoiled. Living in Cincinnati, there’s still a Catholic church within a short drive (even walk) of our homes. Educational opportunities at the parish, high school, and college level are numerous. Summer brings an abundance of festivals. Lent ushers in

By Carol Glatz  Catholic News Service Pope Francis has named a new commission to investigate current accounting practices among all Vatican offices and bodies and to help devise new strategies for greater fiscal responsibility and transparency. The new pontifical commission of business and legal experts will “offer technical support” and

By Catholic News Service LEVITTOWN, Pa. (CNS) — Retirees form the core of volunteer programs across the U.S., offering important services especially to the elderly — some of whom are younger than the volunteers. In the Diocese of Syracuse, N.Y., for example, where Donna Nash coordinates Catholic Charities services for

Staff Report Members of the Sisters of Charity welcomed Andrea Koverman and Tracy Kemme into the canonical novitiate during a ceremony June 26 in the Immaculate Conception Chapel at the Mount St. Joseph Motherhouse. Sister Andrea grew up in Centerville in St. Francis of Assisi Parish. She graduated from Archbishop

By John Stegeman The Catholic Telegraph There is a perception that exists, among critics of Catholic high school athletics, that some schools are little more than glorified “football factories.” These schools, they say, exist to accept alumni donations so they can keep expanding their athletic programs and facilities to the

Press release  The Priests’ Personnel Office announced the following information regarding assignments. Father David Kohut, OFM, begins as pastor of St. Francis Seraph Parish, Cincinnati, effective July 1, 2013; Father Dennis Caylor retires as pastor of St. Joseph and St. Raphael Parishes, Springfield, effective July 1, 2013, and as dean

By Patricia McGeever For The Catholic Telegraph Prayers are not always answered in the way you might expect and miracles can come in many different forms. Just ask Rick and Lynne Merk from St. Ann Parish in Groesbeck. They are the parents of four boys. They lost their youngest, Tony,

By John Stegeman The Catholic Telegraph For decades, the several blocks around 8th and Walnut streets in downtown Cincinnati have echoed the sounds of the St. Louis Church bell. Sometime in late June, it was noticed that the noon bells, which signal to many daily Mass goers that its time

  By John Stegeman The Catholic Telegraph #CatholicCincy may soon be a trending topic on Twitter. Following in the footsteps of Pope Benedict XVI and Pope Francis, the Archdiocese of Cincinnati launched its official Twitter account on Wednesday, July 3.