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Bishop Edward Fenwick

by Sarah Ater “Since my arrival in this country, I wrote you, satisfied that every exertion would be made to establish a church in this part of the country, as it has been and is my greatest expectation in coming here…There are of our profession [of faith] in this place

In 1833 the Diocese of Cincinnati encompassed the entire state of Ohio. Bishop Fenwick did what he could to minister to the French and Native American Catholics located 500 miles north of Cincinnati. But Catholics were scattered throughout the state and infrequently visited by a priest. Missionary efforts in the

The Catholic Telegraph: We’re Changing With You Introducing The Catholic Telegraph Magazine

Later this month, more than 40,000 students will begin a new school year at the 110 Catholic schools in the Archdiocese of Cincinnati. That simply could not happen without the generous support of thousands of people. Most obviously, many parents must sacrifice to pay for their children’s tuition because they

Staff Report Today (Oct. 22, 2015) marks 184 years since the founding of The Catholic Telegraph newspaper by Bishop Edward Fenwick and the staff is proud to continue the tradition of bringing you news and commentary from a Catholic perspective. The following editorial, for lack of a better word, is long