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by Patricia McGeever Wait-listed last year for her fall college semester, Maria DeRoo asked God what she should do with this newfound time. The answer landed her in a women’s prison as a volunteer with the Archdiocese of Cincinnati’s prison ministry. “It’s been a very humbling place to go and …

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 …

ARCHDIOCESAN PRISON MINISTRY There was a time in Kathy Bendall’s life when she questioned not only her faith, but her very worth. She credits Catholic prison ministry with helping to restore both. Raised Catholic, Bendall’s faith was challenged as a child amid family issues of alcoholism and constant arguments. “I …

by Autumn Jones Milwaukee, Wis., May 7, 2021 / 15:01 pm America/Denver (CNA). On Friday, the Wisconsin Institute for Law & Liberty filed a lawsuit on behalf of the Archdiocese of Milwaukee against the Wisconsin Department of Corrections after the agency refused to adjust a policy that prevents in-person clergy …

CNA Staff, Jul 14, 2020 / 09:50 am MT (CNA).- The federal government executed its first federal inmate in 17 years on Tuesday, following numerous delays and requests for clemency from the family of the victims. Daniel Lewis Lee was executed on Tuesday morning and pronounced dead at 8:07 a.m. …

CNA Staff, Jun 27, 2020 / 03:00 am MT (CNA).- An Italian prisoner, sentenced to 30 years for murder, will make vows of poverty, chastity, and obedience on Saturday, in the presence of his bishop. Luigi*, 40, wanted to be a priest when he was young, according to Avvenire, the …

Lyle is Catholic and attends Mass each week. He is pursuing a Bachelor of Specialized Studies degree through Ohio University. Several magazines have published his writing, and he recently co-authored his first book. He is surrounded by several friends who have taught him the value of patience and mercy. The …

YOU ARE INVITED to volunteer for a 14-week, faith-based program that utilizes the principles of Restorative Justice to help incarcerated men and women change their future! The Bridges To Life Program: • Will begin at Warren and Dayton Correctional Institutes in August • Utilizes volunteer facilitators to guide participants through the …

Together, we can teach, feed, and heal through our CMA ministries. Thousands of people across 19 counties in the Archdiocese of Cincinnati rely on the generosity of people like you. Your gift makes a meaningful difference for families during some of life’s most difficult moments. The CMA supports six ministries …

by Jennifer Schack At Christmas Masses around the archdiocese, churches filled with bustling families and friends snuggled tightly into pews to celebrate the birth of our Lord. Lights, trees and wreaths filled churches to accompany the joy of the beautiful feast day. But there was at least one Christmas Mass …