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by Patricia McGeever The boxes arrived in late March at Ohio’s Hospice of Dayton. They contained 500 handmade, bright red covers for N95 face masks, courtesy of the sewing charity, Common Thread in Cincinnati. N95 masks are being used by health care workers on the frontlines of the COVID-19 pandemic.

by John Stegeman There’s a presumption in some circles that Millennials (generally described as those born between 1980 and 2000) are not engaged in charitable giving, but a look at the data suggests this isn’t true. The reality is that Millennials are supporting non-profits, they just have fewer financial resources

Father Mike Schmitz: Lent is about transformation, but that transformation will be incomplete if we make it about ourselves. Instead of aiming for self-mastery alone this Lent, what is the key to living this Lent for others? Discipline is great, but there’s a step after that: being generous. Asking God

Updated December 4, 2019: Over $ 375,680 was raised on #igiveCatholic Tuesday. The Top Ten in amount raised were: 1. St. John Fisher Parish (Newtown) $54,620.00 2. Catholic Charities Southwestern Ohio $39,555.00 3. St. Ignatius of Loyola Church $36,641.00 4. Corpus Christi Church (Cincinnati) $30,220.00 5. St. Stephen Church $24,567.00

La Salle High School For more than 15 years, La Salle High School has served communities outside of Cincinnati as part of the Lasallian Youth Service Immersion Trip (LYSIT) program. During the summer of 2018, over 45 students and adult chaperones served Give Kids The World (Orlando, Fla.), St. Bernard

Ursuline Academy students spent spring break volunteering at the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation in South Dakota. Standing, left to right, Ms. Vicki Zaya, Savannah Steinkamp ‘20, Anna Kofron ‘17, Mary Kaleta ‘18, Jessica Henn ‘18, Christine Henn ‘18, Trisha Leyda ‘19. Sitting, left to right: Ms. Kara Sheldon, Rebecca Specht ‘20, Alexis Olmsted ‘18, Carolyn Haney ‘18, Olivia Van Pee ‘19, Julianna Hudak ‘19, Sarah Kaleta ‘20, Haley Enslein ’20, another Re-member volunteer. (Courtesy Photo)
Cincinnati, OH – April 27, 2017:  Thirteen Ursuline Academy students spent their spring break in service to others at the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation in South Dakota. They were accompanied by Ursuline faculty members Ms. Kara Sheldon and Ms. Vicki Zaya, the group spent a week in April doing outreach