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October 2022

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, …

That which was from the beginning, which we have heard, which we have seen with our eyes, which we have looked upon and touched with our hands, concerning the word of life… so that you may have fellowship with us; and our fellowship is with the Father and with his …

“The human person is a good toward which the only proper attitude is love.” – Pope St. John Paul II This year my husband has become somewhat of a hobbyist at having surgery. Afflicted with various health problems, he submitted each to medical experts who responded with, “We need to …

Each person has a personal, unique journey with Christ. No matter what our paths looks like, it’s comforting to know God has a purpose for everyone. This belief motivates the founders and supporters of Emerge Recovery & Trade Initiative, who understand and live it out. Emerge provides assistance during an …

October 16 marks St. Gerard’s feast day. The patron saint over many causes, he is especially called on to intercede for children (particularly the unborn), a safe childbirth, expectant mothers, motherhood and those experiencing infertility. Thus, when Bradley and Meghan Barnes founded a ministry to support infertile couples, they named …

Does the Church believe in the possibility of coming back to life after a so-called near-death experience? Can these reported experiences be considered a glimpse of the afterlife? The Church does not have an official teaching on near-death experiences. The phenomena and their cause are in the realm of speculation; …

The first Respect Life Month after the overruling of Roe v. Wade by the case of Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health is an opportunity to consider abortion access and regulation in a post-Roe world. It presents a challenge to both think clearly about the form (and limits) of pro-life legislation …

On Oct. 15, Deacon Susano Mascorro of St. Helen Church in Riverside celebrates 50 years as a permanent deacon. His journey of faith began in the Diocese of San Antonio in 1972, when he became one of the first deacons ordained in the U.S. “I grew up in Laredo, Texas, …

Broderick Witt I lived on the border between Indiana and Ohio in my childhood. I have four nieces and one nephew, and I enjoy spending time with them. My brother is a priest of the Archdiocese of Cincinnati. Growing up, my mom would take us to various parishes in Indiana …

Evan Sharp I was born and raised in Cincinnati. I attended The Ohio State University from 2016 to 2017, as an astrophysics major. In Fall 2017, I transferred to the University of Cincinnati. Shortly thereafter I reverted to my Catholic faith and changed my major to philosophy, graduating in 2021. …