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“Everyone gets a Jesus welcome.” That’s how Father Rob Waller, a retired priest of the archdiocese, describes the way Archbishop Leibold Home for the Aged, operated by the Little Sisters of the Poor, receives residents, their family members and visitors. “In addition to the three traditional vows of poverty, celibacy

Keeping God first. For Percy Stricklin, that’s the key to living his vocation as a loving husband, father and committed Catholic, and it’s a choice he affirms daily. “Every morning when I wake up, I immediately focus on God,” he explained. “It sets the tone for the day. Even though

Aware of their shared commitment to the ministries that put love into action and protect life and human dignity, several archdiocesan agencies and offices have joined their efforts. The new Department of Life, Human Dignity and Charity, includes Catholic Charities Southwestern Ohio (CCSWO), Catholic Social Services of the Miami Valley

By Eileen Connelly, OSU CATHEDRAL DEANERY — Will we see our beloved pets in the hereafter? Does God’s plan for eternity include all of His creation? Franciscan Father Jack Wintz, a friar of the Cincinnati-based St. John the Baptist Province, answers these questions with an unequivocal “yes” in his new

A young woman from the Philippines who left behind wealth and privilege to follow God’s call for her is on the path to sainthood. Her great nephew, Dr. Chris Tuell, who lives in the Archdiocese of Cincinnati, says the faith-filled example of Mother Rosario Arroyo continues to inspire the people

by Eileen Connelly, OSU Bernice Gervais arrived in the U.S. in early 2019, fleeing from war and violence in her native Burundi and hoping for a new, better life. Her mother and siblings soon joined her in Dayton with help from Catholic Social Services of the Miami Valley’s (CSSMV) refugee

by Eileen Connelly, OSU For its 175-year history, the Cathedral of St. Peter in Chains in Downtown Cincinnati has stood as a testament to the faith of Catholics in the archdiocese. The impressive Greek Revival structure, located at the intersection of Eighth and Plum Streets, is dedicated to God in

by Eileen Connelly, OSU For its 175-year history, the Cathedral of St. Peter in Chains in Downtown Cincinnati has stood as a testament of the faith of Catholics in the archdiocese. The impressive Greek Revival structure, located at the intersection of Eighth and Plum Streets, is dedicated to the imprisonment

by Eileen Connelly, OSU Their faith initially brought Brian and Kathleen DeRouen together as graduate students at the University of Dayton and ultimately let the couple to a hilltop house in West Virginia where all are welcomed with compassion and open arms. Brian originally hails from the San Francisco Bay area; Kathleen

by Eileen Connelly, OSU In describing her ministry to the Navajo people, Sister of the Blessed Sacrament Zoe Brenner simply says, “I’m just doing what God is calling me to do.” But there is much more to it for the Reading, Ohio, native who entered religious life in 1966. Her