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July 2015

Sister of Mercy Mary Aloyse Gerhardstein is certainly not slowing down at 87 years old – just changing course. Sister Aloyse, a lifelong Cincinnatian, has dedicated her life to educating and inspiring children locally and abroad. She helped Mercy Montessori establish the upper elementary program and Cincinnati’s first Montessori junior

By Walt Schaefer For The Catholic Telegraph Since September, 2014, when Barb and George Freudenberg led the effort to establish a St. Vincent de Paul Conference to serve Norwood, 281 families have been visited and assisted by the 16 member group — all parishioners at Holy Trinity Parish. “We do

By John Stegeman The Catholic Telegraph “Since 2014, at least 270 children who entered the U.S. without an adult guardian have arrived in Hamilton County alone. This does not include those who may have avoided encounters with border guards or arrived in surrounding counties.” This startling fact, provided by literature

By Walt Schaefer For The Catholic Telegraph Cincinnati Archbishop Dennis M. Schnurr has granted his permission and supports efforts to name Old St. Mary’s Church, Over-the-Rhine, a minor basilica. Old St. Mary’s, the oldest standing Catholic church in continuous operation in Cincinnati will be celebrating its 175th anniversary on July

Summer has arrived and our hearts are ready to play, relax, and enjoy some time off. As the crowning jewel of all this summer fun is vacation time, it will either be a wonderful memory or a little trip to hell (or at least purgatory). I have experienced both. Last

By Walt Schaefer For The Catholic Telegraph On August 2, 2010, 750 people came to the first Mass at the then newly formed Church of the Resurrection in Bond Hill, a largely African-American congregation created by the merger of four parishes in the heart of Cincinnati. “We’ve not had that

Staff Report No one should be hungry. The archdiocesan Catholic Social Action Office, in partnership with the Office of the New Evangelization, Catholic Charities Southwestern Ohio and Catholic Social Services of the Miami Valley, is sponsoring Food for All: Be Multiplied, launching July 1. The effort localizes Pope Francis’ “One

By John Stegeman The Catholic Telegraph Several months ago as part of a cross-curricular project, Emily Owen, an English teacher at Sacred Heart of Jesus School in Fairfield, asked her students why they felt so many in the United States lived in homelessness or poverty. Their No. 1 answer? Laziness.

Staff Report Summer life is life relaxed. Sitting by the pool, riding shotgun in the car on vacation or just taking a break on a bench while patronizing a parish festival, the summer season provides pockets of downtime for most.  Enjoy that downtime by reading the July 2015 print edition