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By the time Archbishop Alter and Purcell Marian high schools reached their respective girls basketball state tournament finals on March 12, they were ready to make a statement. In Division II, Alter left no doubt with a 54- 38 victory over Thornville Sheridan, while in Division III, Purcell Marian dispatched …

The General Administration and the Province of the United States recommend to our fraternal prayers our dear brother, Stephen TUTAS, priest, of the Cupertino Marianist Community, who died in the service of the Blessed Virgin Mary on April 16, 2022, in Cupertino, California, USA, at the age of 95 with …

The Province of the United States recommends to our fraternal prayers our dear brother Harold James BARTLETT priest, of the Marianist Community at Sienna Woods, in Dayton, OH who died in the service of the Blessed Virgin Mary on January 10, 2022, in Dayton at the age of 85 with …

The Province of the United States recommends to our fraternal prayers our dear brother Francis (Frank) Theodore SPAETH, of the Marianist Community in Cupertino, California, USA, who died in the service of the Blessed Virgin Mary on March 16, 2022, in Cupertino at the age of 98 with 72 years …

CINCINNATI – Purcell Marian High School is pleased to announce Staubach Stadium as the name of their planned athletic complex, slated to open in the Fall of 2023. “We are thrilled to have Marianne and Roger Staubach’s support in the naming of this stadium. There isn’t a Cavalier today who …

Reverend Joseph F. Beckman died on Tuesday, July 20, 2021, in Cincinnati, Ohio. He was born on November 5, 1921, in Hamilton, Ohio. He did his preparatory studies at St. Gregory Seminary, Cincinnati and studied theology at Mount St. Mary’s Seminary of the West, Norwood. He was ordained on May …

Editor’s Note: Father Joseph Beckman passed away on Monday, July 19. Funeral Arrangements are pending. This article appeared in our Bicentennial Edition. World War II veteran. Journalist. Advocate for the poor. World traveler. As he approaches his 100 birthday, Father Joseph Beckman, the Archdiocese of Cincinnati’s oldest living priest, reflects …

Reverend Thomas S. Bokenkotter died on Sunday, July 11, 2021, in Cincinnati, Ohio. He was born on August 19, 1924, in Cincinnati, Ohio. He did his preparatory studies at St. Gregory Seminary and Mount St. Mary’s Seminary of the West in Cincinnati. He received his Licentiate in Sacred Theology from …

Who (or what) are all our Catholic high schools named after, anyway? Here’s a quick guide to the names of the archdiocesan and independent Catholic high schools in the Archdiocese of Cincinnati: Archbishop Alter High School, Dayton Named for Karl Joseph Alter, fifth archbishop of Cincinnati, the school opened in …

Father John “Jack” E. Wessling died on Monday, February 15, 2021, in Cincinnati, Ohio. He was born on November 23, 1931 in Covington, Kentucky. He did his preparatory studies at St. Gregory Seminary, Cincinnati and received an M.A. in philosophy and theology at Mount St. Mary’s Seminary of the West …