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Bicentennial of the Archdiocese of Cincinnati

With great joy and gratitude, this month the Archdiocese of Cincinnati celebrates the 200th anniversary of our founding as a diocese by Pope Pius VII on June 19, 1821. In doing so, we reflect on our rich history. At the same time, we look ahead to a future that will

As we worked on this commemorative bicentennial issue of The Catholic Telegraph, we dug into the 200-year history of the Archdiocese of Cincinnati, and, much like archaeologists we unearthed treasures, hardships and victories of the past. From the beginning, the Catholic faithful in this area had to overcome obstacles that

Reuben Springer (1800-1884) • Born into a humble conditions in Kentucky, Reuben Springer moved to Cincinnati when he was a young man to clerk for Taylor, Kilgour & Co., a wholesale grocery firm. In 1830, he married Jane, a daughter of one of the owners, and became a partner. When

To download Archbishop Schnurr’s Pastoral Letter, click Pastoral Letter PDF My dear brothers and sisters in Christ, Radiate Christ. These two words summarize God the Father’s hope for humanity on this earth. The words contain both a reality and a mission: the reality of the person of Jesus Christ as