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by Rebecca Sontag For nearly 2,000 years, the Catholic Church has been at the forefront of battling pandemics and caring for its victims. COVID-19 is no different. The modern hospital as we know it is a direct result of Jesus’ imperative to the disciples to “heal the sick.” Even the

60 Years Sister Mary Louise Averbeck, RSM (formerly Sister Mary Laetare) Sister Mary Lou grew up in St. Martin Parish in Cheviot and attended Mother of Mercy High School. Her years of ministry as a Sister if Mercy have been in the Archdiocese of Cincinnati, teaching junior high students in

On Saturday, July 13, Sister Renée Kettering, RSM, professed perpetual vows with the Sisters of Mercy of the Americas. She was born in Cincinnati and her parents Christina and Tim Kettering still reside there. Check out the pictures:

Mother of Mercy High School celebrated and said good-bye on June 2, 2018 with Mass, school tours, live music on the lawn, great food and of course fellowship and friendship, some of those decades old. Here’s a video of walking through the school, and saying good-bye one last time.

Sister Lucy Beischel, RSM (formerly Sister Mary Roderic) – 70 years A life-long resident of Cincinnati, Sister Lucy Beischelspent her first five years of ministry teaching elementary school. In 1958 she became librarian at Our Lady of Cincinnati College (Edgecliff College). In 1981 she became librarian at Mother of Mercy.

The director of the Archdiocese of Cincinnati’s Tribunal Office, Sisters of Mercy Victoria Vondenberger, received the highest honor in the nation for people who work in the field of canon law when the Canon Law Society of America (CLSA) presented her with the 2017 Role of Law Award at its

Sister of Mercy Mary Aloyse Gerhardstein is certainly not slowing down at 87 years old – just changing course. Sister Aloyse, a lifelong Cincinnatian, has dedicated her life to educating and inspiring children locally and abroad. She helped Mercy Montessori establish the upper elementary program and Cincinnati’s first Montessori junior

Mercy High School, left, and McAuley High School will Beginning in fall 2018, Cincinnati’s young women
Press Release The Sisters of Mercy announced June 12 the formation of Mercy Education Collaborative of Cincinnati, a new entity that will include McAuley and Mother of Mercy high schools. The collaborative will immediately implement a plan that aims to usher in a new level of excellence for college preparation

By John Stegeman The Catholic Telegraph Mother of Mercy High School, a private all-girls Catholic high school in Westwood, has confirmed the suspension of a female teacher over an abuse allegation from the 1970s.

Staff Report The Catholic Telegraph Area religious communities, including his fellow Jesuits, expressed their prayers and support for Pope Francis upon hearing the news of his election March 13. Also Read Habemus Papam Central The news was especially meaningful for Jesuit Father Michael J. Graham, president of Xavier University, who