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by Patricia McGeever Although Steve Hatke’s career as an electrical engineer did not prepare him to work with people experiencing homelessness, he has dedicated his retirement to helping those looking for a chance to change their lives. “For me, it was a huge step out of my comfort zone because …

The holiday season can be difficult for seniors, especially those living alone and facing the risks of isolation. Here are a few tips on engaging, comforting, and checking up on your aging loved ones this time of year. This expert advice is thanks to St. Margaret Hall, a Carmelite System …

by Katie Sciba The Catholic Church offers belonging to everyone regardless of your status in life. Children, teens, singles, marrieds, parents and seniors can live a full Catholic life, both serving others and being spiritually fed by Jesus. Our faith is a fire in need of inspiration to stay lit …

Jill’s mother was living a full life with Parkinson’s disease for 20 years, until she recently developed much worse symptoms, including dementia. She began seeing a memory care specialist and was prescribed medication, but that seemed to make her dementia worse. She also started showing signs of serious gastrointestinal distress, …

By Eileen Connelly, OSU The Catholic Telegraph When John Fink retired after more than 40 years as an educator and school/district administrator, he found himself facing an unexpected challenge: how to fill his free time in a meaningful way. “I was used to being constantly busy,” said Fink, and while …

By Catholic News Service & CT Staff WASHINGTON — The Little Sisters of the Poor and a Catholic college are the latest Catholic entities to file a lawsuit against the Department of Health and Human Services over its mandate that most religious employers’ health insurance plans cover contraceptives, sterilization and some abortion-inducing …

January 11, 2011 By Mary Caffrey Knapke Dick McBride graduated from the University of Dayton in 1957 with a degree in chemical engineering and no idea he would one day become a leader in real estate development for low-income seniors and families. But while pursuing a career in marketing for …

May 6, 2009 By Eileen Connelly, OSU    DAYTON DEANERY — When Bob O’Connor retired from the corporate world in 1994, he found himself seeking opportunities to further expand his horizons, challenge his mind and meet new people. He has found those opportunities through the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at …