December 25th, Solemnity of the Nativity of the Lord – Christmas Deacon Ambrose Dobrozsi The great time of waiting is over. Christmas has finally come! The time of darkness is at an end, and the light of Christ has entered the world to change it forever. What Isaiah declared in
The annual Cincinnati Square Dance sponsored by local Catholic young adult groups and Eagle Eye Ministry alumni happened this past Saturday, April 21st of this year at St. Bartholomew parish in Winton Woods (Cincinnati). Zeke Regula, the beloved centerpiece of the original Cincinnati Square Dance, was the square dance caller!
Elias Mwesigye was in for a shock when he found his long-lost benefactors. As a student in Uganda, Mwesigye received a tuition sponsorship from a U.S. couple, “Dave and Joanne,” via a children’s fund. He and the couple exchanged letters through fund managers, so he never had their direct address
By Gail Deibler Finke Mount St. Mary’s Seminary of the West began the academic year with 75 seminarians, its largest class in 35 years. Father Benedict O’Cinnsealaigh, the seminary’s rector, said that while many of the men come from high schools or colleges, others come from a wide variety of professions. Some
Archdiocese of Cincinnati seminarians Alex Witt and Jeff Stegbauer will be in Tegucigalpa, Honduras for four weeks as part of the seminary exchange program. While in Honduras they will work on their Spanish language skills, live at the seminary and visit urban and rural parishes and missions. They will also
The world continues to be “hostile to the Gospel,” just as it was four centuries ago when St. John Ogilvie was martyred for his faith in Scotland, but continuing to witness to Christ will change the world, Pope Francis said on Thursday. This was the message of the Holy Father
Eight candidates took a step toward holy orders as they were installed to the Institution of Reader by the Most Reverend Joseph R. Binzer, Auxiliary Bishop of Cincinnati, during Mass in the Chapel of St. Gregory the Great February 20. A large crowd of parents and guests was present for
By John Stegeman The Catholic Telegraph In the time of the New Evangelization, many are turning to so-called new media to help promote the Gospel. The Vocations Office of the Archdiocese of Cincinnati and a group of seminarians from Mount St. Mary’s Seminary of the West at the Athenaeum of
By John Stegeman The Catholic Telegraph Archbishop Dennis M. Schnurr ordained Father Brian William Phelps and Father James Joseph Riehle. to the priesthood before a packed cathedral May 17.
By Eileen Connelly, OSU The Catholic Telegraph Two local seminarians had the opportunity to experience the faith and hospitality of the Honduran people during a trip to the Central American country from June 24 to Aug. 6. Ethan Moore and Jacob Willig, who are preparing for the priesthood at Mount