It happens once a month—Welcome Sunday. With three independent-minded kids, when told to get ready for Mass, I am surprised that there are no, well, fewer complaints. Likewise, leaving home they all have smiling, well, no frowning faces. The purpose of the Mass is that afterwards, in the school cafeteria,
The night before The Lord’s passion, the disciples were seemingly (if you can infer this from the bible) having a nice evening. Though Jesus had warned them of his passion and resurrection, they didn’t quite understand what was about to occur.
By David Scharfenberger For The Catholic Telegraph If you ever wondered about the positive effects of a Catholic education, you can look to the eighth graders at St. Michael School in Sharonville. During this last year, they read and learned first hand about immigrants and immigration and why we as
Do you remember what your parents would say to you when you questioned why you had to do something? Their answer was swift and lethal: “Because I said so.” Somehow, we knew that response ended all arguments and pleas on our part. Our parents made it clear that there would
By Mary Bertolini For The Catholic Telegraph The Catholic Church’s door swings both ways for Catholic Hispanics in the United States, just as it does for all other cultures. Many come in, but there are also those who leave. Sixty-seven percent of Latino adults identified themselves as Catholic in 2010,
Staff Report Elder High School principal Tom Otten announced a recent gift of $2.5 million received from the school’s “Guardian Angel” family. Otten explained that the family, who wishes to remain anonymous, earned the nickname “because they seem to be aware of our most pressing needs, yet choose to avoid
By Eileen Connelly, OSU The Catholic Telegraph Growing up in St. Ignatius Loyola Parish in Monfort Heights, Jesuit Father Eric Sundrup had no idea of the significance the faith community’s patron saint would one day play in his life.
By Steve Trosley The Catholic Telegraph The Archdiocesan Pastoral Council learned that only seven to 10 percent of Catholics in any parish are engaged in their faith and the life of their church while the “nones” — people with no affiliation at all — are increasing in number.
By John Stegeman The Catholic Telegraph DAYTON — Archbishop Dennis M. Schnurr has often quoted Pope St. John Paul II who said “‘We do not talk about young people as the church of the future, they are important to us today.” Recognizing this, the Archdiocese of Cincinnati has long-sponsored Laudate.
By Eileen Connelly, OSU The Catholic Telegraph “This is what I’m supposed to be doing. This is my vocation.” To be able to utter those words with such joy and certainty is a blessing and it’s how George Stegeman, director of music at Guardian Angels Parish at Mt. Washington, speaks