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February 2015

Editor’s note: Father Beckman celebrated his 99th birthday last week. He is our oldest priest in the Archdiocese of Cincinnati. On this Veteran’s Day we salute Father for his service to the nation and our Archdiocese. The following article was originally printed in 2015. by Mary Massa Interest in the

By John Stegeman The Catholic Telegraph  Greg Hartman was always raised to have a relationship with Christ, but a seed planted at a Catholic wedding when he was just 10-years-old would lead to a lifetime of conversion. Hartman, circulation manager of The Catholic Telegraph, is the son of Harold and

By Sarah Anne Carter For The Catholic Telegraph  Renovations made it possible for one 175-year-old church to show the community its building in a close to original state during a recent anniversary celebration. A mural of St. Joseph and Jesus had been hidden behind a drop ceiling at St. Joseph

By Steve Trosley The Catholic Telegraph  Maybe your family has been charged with an urn containing the ashes of great-uncle Louis or grandma Helen. For a time, perhaps they rested on the mantle or in a china cabinet. After a while, they were reverently moved to a storage closet or

Sister Philomena told us, “You love Jesus as much as you love the person you love the least.” “Holy Cow!” I thought after hearing that pronouncement. The first person that came to mind was Aunt Pearl, my 90 year old aunt. She smelled like steamed cabbage, belched all the time

Dear Father: I’m a “southerner” as far as the Archdiocese of Cincinnati is concerned and at a recent visit to a northern area parish I observed an unfamiliar custom. The faithful receiving communion often knelt before the priest and received on the tongue. What does the church say about this

By John Stegeman The Catholic Telegraph For JohnPaul Hennessey, a 19-year-old college seminarian from the Archdiocese of Cincinnati, a trip to the Holy Land and Rome became a more memorable experience than he ever expected when he and his classmates were given the opportunity to serve Midnight Mass with Pope

By Greg Hartman The Catholic Telegraph Vocation View: Mothers: February is a great time for women to reflect on motherhood. Pray with our Blessed Mother that you are the best version of a mother you can be or would hope to be. In reflection, think of ways you can bring

By Walt Schaefer For The Catholic Telegraph Aaron Carter plans to study psychology or criminal justice. Mary Ann Chimusoro aims to pursue a degree in anthropology. These two seniors at DePaul Cristo Rey High School seek careers that will enable them to give back to their community because the Cincinnati

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