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June 2016

Theft failed to deter Paul Lammermeier from his 20-year mission — serving inner-city poor youth in Peru. “I went in to Piura, Peru, in 1984 with a group of students,” said Lammermeier, who, at the time, was teaching religion at St. Xavier High School. “We went to a small village

Archbishop Dennis M. Schnurr ordained 18 men April 30 to the permanent diaconate during a Mass at Our Lady of the Immaculate Conception Parish in Dayton. The newly ordained deacons will serve in their own parishes, where they will be agents for God’s grace in the celebration of baptisms, weddings

The crowning event for the 2016 observance of Fortnight for Freedom in Cincinnati will be the visit of the Patriarch of Antioch for Maronites, to bring attention to the plight of Christians currently being persecuted in the Middle East. His Beatitude Mar Bechara Peter Cardinal Rai, the Patriarch of Antioch

Barb Coyle, a retired religion teacher who taught at Roger Bacon High School, has written a children’s book based on her experience starting a mission trip to Negril, Jamaica. In less than 30 pages, and with illustrations provided by 14-year-old Taylor Kling, Coyle takes the story from the time she

Alex Sullivan, 18, graduated May 26, but after more than a decade at Catholic Central, the new graduate will always be part of the Irish. Alex, daughter of James and Kim Sullivan, is headed to Bowling Green State University next year, but since pre-school she has been at Catholic Central.

Virtually any high school can point to a star student as an example of its educational value, but Catholic high schools measure by a different standard. Tayla Manion, who graduated from Bishop Fenwick High School in Franklin on May 27, was certainly a star student. A straight-A learner, Manion played

Sam Hoefling, a recent Roger Bacon graduate, said his high school experience “basically formed who I am today,” and he feels well prepared for what lays ahead thanks to the values instilled by the Franciscan Friars of the St. John the Baptist Province, who sponsor the institution. Hoefling, a member

Sam Florian attended football games at Elder High School, from the time he was in pre-school. He recently graduated from Elder, after four years of playing football there himself, and calls the experience at the school “a dream come true.” Florian came to Elder via Our Lady of Victory Parish

Service to others is important to Emma Kapp, a recent graduate of McNicholas High School. “I see the face of God in others,” she said. “I learn from their faith and genuine kindness.” Kapp, the daughter of Shannon and Jim, attended grade school at Guardian Angels (GA) in Mt. Washington, and

Going off to college marks a step in a young man or woman’s independence. With that independence comes responsibility as well, including a responsibility to remain a faithful Catholic. Toward that end, most major universities and colleges have some type of Catholic ministry on campus. The Catholic Telegraph surveyed several