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Noelle Collis-DeVito

Bryce McBee was just a baby when his parents noticed he wasn’t hitting developmental milestones, walking and talking were both delayed. At age two, he was diagnosed with Autism, and his parents, Kim and Jaime McBee, started along the path of parents with a special needs child. On Aug. 28, …

A child celebrating their Confirmation Mass is a memory they’ll treasure forever. It’s not only confirming their relationship with God and the Church, but it’s a monumental occasion that is usually celebrated with family and friends. To ensure students at St. Rita School for the Deaf were not missing out …

As members of the Archdiocese of Cincinnati prepare to participate in the 33-day Marian Pilgrimage, the archdiocesan Office for Persons with Disabilities, in connection with the Center for the New Evangelization, are ensuring all who want to participate in the pilgrimage may do so. “It is incredibly important for the …

April 4: Easter Sunday Readings: Acts 10:34a, 37-43; Psalm 118:1-2, 16-17, 22-23; Col 3:1-4 or 1 Cor 5:6-8b; John 20:1-9 Invitation to Prayer: O Risen Lord, as you run out to meet me, grant me the grace to eagerly seek your face that I may discover true life! Reflection: Fra …

As Christians, we know the story of how, through Jesus’ passion, death and resurrection, He gave us the gift of eternal life. So when a loved one dies, we can rest in the assurance that they have new life with Jesus. How often do we remember, though, that we, too, …

Imagine being a Catholic in need of confession but being told no priests in the area speak your language. Consider the same scenario for weddings and baptisms. Would you feel welcome as a parishioner if your entire sacramental life were administered through interpreters? Such is the life of deaf Catholics …

All resources are available at https://resources.catholicaoc.org/offices/respect-life-ministries/media-events/march-for-life-resources Travel restrictions and COVID-19 led the Archdiocese of Cincinnati to cancel its annual pilgrimage to the March for Life in Washington, D.C., but there are plenty of ways to mark the event at home. The Office for Respect Life Ministries, working with the Center …

by Katie Sciba My favorite children’s book is You Are Special by Max Lucado. It’s the story of a creature whose life is defined by what others think of him, which only worsens his low self-esteem. The tragedy of the story lies not in the main character, who eventually learns …

This year The Catholic Telegraph has reached out to those that work with Youth and Young Adult Ministries, as well as Young Adults throughout the Archdiocese for our 2020 Easter Reflections. April 12: Easter Sunday, The Resurrection of the Lord Readings: ACTS 10:34A, 37-43, PS 118:1-2, 16-17, 22-23, COL 3:1-4, …

By Noelle Collis-DeVito I sat there at Mass two pews behind a family who had a little boy with special needs. His parents struggled with him as he moved around the pew, played with the books and even occasionally spoke to them. During the homily he began to recite the …