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by Joe Bride As Catholic Inner-city Schools Education (CISE) celebrates 40 years of transformational success, it is important to remember Cincinnati businesses were at the heart of CISE’s creation. In 1980, Cincinnati had a strong and viable downtown, more so than many American cities, but its downtown and neighborhoods were

Sister Miriam Kaeser, principal at St. Boniface School in Northside, is one amazing woman. Yesterday, on a cold, rainy afternoon in May, Sr. Miriam spent her last day before retirement saying good-bye to her students and families. Under an umbrella, amid sad goodbyes, she warmly greeted each family as they

by Joe Bride In almost 40 years of existence the Catholic Inner-city Schools Education Fund (CISE) has produced graduates who touch every facet of life in the Cincinnati area. Tony Losekamp is one special example. He is attending Mount St. Mary’s Seminary & School of Theology in Cincinnati and was

by Eileen Connelly, OSU When Susan and Joseph Pichler relocated to Cincinnati for his work with the Kroger Corporation in 1987, they quickly became involved in supporting the Catholic school that Joe had a view from his downtown office window. That school was St. Francis Seraph, and it was the

Years ago, a little girl named Rosa, only in the first grade at the time, was hit by a car in a local neighborhood and left seriously injured. Her family, joined by their parish priest, gathered at her bedside. The sisters who taught at her school joined in prayer for

By Walt Schaefer For The Catholic Telegraph Inner-City Catholic Schools illustrate how education can succeed in some of Cincinnati’s less affluent neighborhoods. In the past six years, each of the eight schools operated by the Catholic Inner-City Education Fund (CISE) have shown a steady increase in enrollment largely attributed to

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Staff Report Five players and several staff members from the Cleveland Cavaliers NBA franchise visited St. Francis Seraph Catholic elementary school on Oct. 22. The Cavaliers organization was there along with the humanitarian agency Samaritan’s Feet and volunteers from the Horseshoe Casino to wash the feet of nearly 160 underserved

By Eileen Connelly, OSU  During his tenure as Archbishop of Cincinnati, the late Cardinal Joseph Bernardin recognized that the most valuable way the local church could help the urban poor was to provide children, regardless of their race, religion or economic circumstances, the opportunity for a Catholic school education. From

Monday, November 16, 2009 ST. ANDREW DEANERY — Ted and Beth Connelly of Indian Hill have been named the recipients of Ursuline Academy’s St. Angela Merici Leadership Award for 2009. Created five years ago to honor those whose financial support of Ursuline spans many years, the award was named for