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December 2014

By John Stegeman The Catholic Telegraph  “Sometimes we get answers, other times we don’t. Most times there’s a reason, and it moves us further on.” A singer/songwriter from Dayton and married mother of two, Keri Edwards was searching for answers most of her life.

By Walt Schaefer For The Catholic Telegraph  Dan and Sharon Schmitz discovered Adams County in 1985, when his work at General Electric (GE) in Evendale brought him to the company’s jet engine test facility near Peebles. “After I spent a week or two out here, I thought it would be

By Jane Pierron For The Catholic Telegraph  Members of St. Denis Parish remembered the faith community’s humble beginnings and marked 175 years of faith during a special Mass on Sept. 14. Archbishop Dennis M. Schnurr presided at the liturgy, which brought a yearlong celebration to a close. Joining him as

Sister of Notre Dame de Namur Damienne Grismer enjoys a visit with MND students as part of the Adopt-A-Sister Club. (CT Photo/Walt Schaefer)
By Walt Schaefer For The Catholic Telegraph Sister of Notre Dame de Namur Damienne Grismer plans to learn how to knit. “These girls are going to make me,” said Sister Damienne with a laugh. “A lot of my fellow sisters doubt I’ll knit, that it’s ever going to happen. But,

By Steve Trosley The Catholic Telegraph Members of grief counseling groups in Cincinnati area high schools will be hearing a clear message this holiday season: “There will be a time when you feel sad.”

The most glorious of the seasons of the liturgical and secular calendar embraces Easter. It is glorious, first, because Jesus saved us with His death and resurrection and, secularly, because the world seems to come back to life in the spring. The most heart-warming for most of us is the

By Eileen Connelly, OSU The Catholic Telegraph “I just love to cook,” said Greg Young, during a recent telephone interview with The Catholic Telegraph. “God gives you certain gifts and interests and you put them to good use.” Young has found a way to put his talent and passion to

By Mary Bertonlini For The Catholic Telegraph  “And Joseph too went up from Galilee from the town of Nazareth to Judea, to the city of David that is called Bethlehem…” (Luke 2:4). A very familiar verse to all Christians around the globe that begins the traditional story of Christmas: pregnant

By Melinda Zemper For The Catholic Telegraph  Some Catholics live out their faiths by quietly giving to others. Tom Lienhart, a St. Boniface Church parishioner and president of Century Mechanical Solutions in Cincinnati’s Northside, carries on a family tradition. He and his father, the late Frank Lienhart, have donated engineering

Shoppers gather outside a small ministry run by the Franciscan Friars of the St. John the Baptist province at Cincinnati’s Northgate Mall last year. (CT Photo/John Stegeman)
By John Stegeman The Catholic Telegraph Last year the Franciscan Friars of the St. John the Baptist province took up a prime retail spot in a major area mall during the Christmas shopping season and didn’t sell one thing. This year, the Friars’ popular “ministry of presence” will return, bringing