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In Amanda Ocariz’s language arts class at Mother Teresa Catholic Elementary School in Liberty Township, students learn what it means to be an upstander. “The bystander is someone who stands by and watches. The upstander stands up and does something,” said Ocariz. The books her seventh and eighth graders read …

What does it mean when a priest says a Mass is being offered for a person? As part of the prayers of the Mass, the priest may offer a Mass for a particular intention, which is often for the repose of a deceased person’s soul, though Masses can be offered …

In 1955, Pope Pius IX established May 1 as the Feast of St. Joseph the Worker, a day set aside to seek St. Joseph’s intercession on behalf of laborers. The date was chosen as an alternative to International Workers’ Day, to celebrate workers while avoiding association with May Day’s historical …

Devotion to the saints, those holy men and women who have gone before us on earth and are now with God in heaven, has been a vital part of Catholic culture and practice from the earliest centuries of the Church. In particular, we venerate the Blessed Virgin Mary. We honor …

I’ve been meditating for weeks on this May issue’s theme of devotion, rolling it over in my head. While growing up, the word “devotion,” in relation to faith, only extended to flowery “devotional books.” I wasn’t even aware of devotions to particular saints then, because I had no real understanding …

La devoción a los santos, esos hombres y mujeres santos que nos han precedido en la tierra y ahora están con Dios en el cielo, ha sido una parte vital de la cultura y las prácticas católicas desde los primeros siglos de la Iglesia. En particular, veneramos a la Santísima …

“We feel like we have received a great gift to be called to this.” We hear about the calling men and women experience when discerning a religious vocation, but what about a calling to support those men and women through prayer? That’s a main mission for both Serra Club International …

by Deacon Mark Machuga This article is the fourth in a series covering each of the six foundational principles of Beacons of Light, the pastoral planning process of the Archdiocese of Cincinnati. “And so I say to you, you are Peter, and upon this rock I will build my church, …

May 28, 2021, Cincinnati, OH: Roger Bacon High School is pleased to announce that sisters Claire and Grace Hogshead will serve as Valedictorian and Salutatorian for the Class of 2021. It is the first time in the schools 93-year history that siblings will have earned these distinctions. Claire is ranked …

Chaminade-Julienne High School Senior Volunteers with her Mother at Food for the Journey. Volunteers are like gold to a nonprofit agency. When they find one willing to take on the work that needs to be done, they’ve found a treasure. That would describe Maria Emmerich, 18, a senior at Chaminade …