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We experience and express progress in our spiritual lives when we develop an ever-increasing capacity to live for others. We develop that capacity by using the gifts God gives us to live a life of service. “Like good stewards of the manifold grace of God, serve one another with whatever

When I taught theology to undergraduates, I would ask for a show of hands of those students who agreed with the statement, “Beauty is in the eye of the beholder.” In most cases, every hand went up, even from the most devout students. And my reply would be, “I didn’t

Emma – tell us a little bit about yourself! I grew up on the east side of Cincinnati with my lovely mom, Marjie, deacon dad, Mike, and older sister, Maria. I went to IHM, St. Ursula and Marian University in Indianapolis for college. I majored in graphic design with minors

by Kary Ellen Berger For more than 50 years, the name Dave Allen has been synonymous with the music at St. William Church in Price Hill and the Singing Panthers Glee Club at Elder High School. “For someone who has been actively involved with teaching high school-aged students for more

by Susie Bergman Nursing is not only a complicated science, it is a magnificent art. In addition to employing years of scientific training and study, frontline healthcare professionals must also become masters of emotional intelligence. There’s a subtle, yet indistinguishable beauty that emerges when the practice of human empathy, compassion

“In order to communicate the message entrusted to her by Christ, the Church needs art,” St. Pope John Paul II writes in his Letter to Artists, issued on Easter Sunday, 1999. As you will read in this issue of The Catholic Telegraph, art and beauty have a unique power to

A few years ago, we had the opportunity to enjoy a weekend away in St. Louis without our children. We almost didn’t know what to do with ourselves! It was great to see all the sites, but the one that stood out the most for us was the immense and

Vatican City, Feb 4, 2021 / 06:05 am MT (CNA).- Pope Francis praised musicians on Thursday for showing “new creativity” despite severe restrictions imposed on their work by the coronavirus pandemic. In a Feb. 4 video message to participants in an online conference organized by the Pontifical Council for Culture,

This issue is about art and beauty, and there is a lot of both in the pro-life movement. There is the beauty of the image of an unborn child viewed on an ultrasound machine. While it is difficult to get reliable statistics on how many women in crisis pregnancies change

The artwork that lines the walls, windows and altars of our Catholic churches point the faithful to higher ideals. Throughout the decades, many notable artists in the Archdiocese of Cincinnati have contributed their talents to this endeavor, leaving their marks of faith for generations to enjoy. Gerhard Lamers (1871-1964) •