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Denver, Colo., Aug 11, 2020 / 02:40 pm MT (CNA).- Star-gazing might not be the first thing that comes to mind when Catholics think of St. Lawrence, the early Christian martyr who was cooked to death by the Romans on an outdoor grill. But every August, Catholics have the chance

“‘Just as Christ laid down his life for us, so we ought to lay down our lives for the brethren.’ My brethren, Lawrence understood this and, understanding, he acted on it. In his life he loved Christ; in his death he followed in his footsteps.” – St. Augustine, in a

One of Cecilia Brendel’s favorite works is that of Father Angelo Caserta. (Courtesy Photo)
It was announced this morning at our Piqua Parishes, St. Boniface and St. Mary, that Father Angelo Caserta has passed away. Father Angelo Caserta celebrated his 100th birthday in December. Father Angelo was born in Piqua Ohio and attended Saint Boniface school. He was ordained on February 24, 1945. Funeral

Father Angelo Caserta A Mass of Christian Burial for Father Angelo Caserta was celebrated May 21 at St. Boniface Church in Piqua. Archbishop Dennis M. Schnurr presided. Father Caserta, 100, died May 12. He was the oldest surviving priest in the archdiocese. A native of Piqua, Father Caserta attended Piqua

Sister Joan Clare Stewart A Mass of Christian Burial for Sister of Charity of Cincinnati Joan Clare Stewart was celebrated Dec. 28 in the motherhouse chapel. Sister Joan Clare, 78, died Dec. 20. She was a Sister of Charity for 59 years. A native of Detroit, Sister Joan Clare earned

One of Cecilia Brendel’s favorite works is that of Father Angelo Caserta. (Courtesy Photo)
Father Angelo Caserta celebrates his 100th birthday today. Father Angelo was born in Piqua Ohio and attended Saint Boniface school. He was ordained on February 24, 1945. Here’s a reprint of Walt Schaefer’s Article from April 2015: Father Angelo Caserta, at 96 the oldest active priest in the Archdiocese of

By Walt Schaefer The Price Hill neighborhood, founded primarily by German-Catholic families migrating to the high ground from Cincinnati’s West End, has changed in recent years. Yet the “Beacon on the Hill” promises to shine for years to come. The Gothic spires of St. Lawrence, known as the Mother Church

  75 Years Sister Maureen Donovan A native of Iowa, Sister Maureen Donovan spent her active ministry years as an educator in Ohio and Michigan. She first ministered as a primary school teacher at the following Archdiocesan schools: St. Patrick, Cincinnati (1945-’50); St. Aloysius, Fayetteville (1950-’51); Resurrection, Cincinnati (1951-’55); and

One of the first deacons of Rome, St. Lawrence was one of the victims of the persecution of Valerian in 258.  At the beginning of the month of August, 258, the emperor issued an edict, commanding that all bishops, priests, and deacons should immediately be put to death (“episcopi et

Sister Janice Ernst A Mass of Christian Burial for Sister of Charity of Cincinnati Janice Ernst was celebrated June 15 in the motherhouse chapel. Sister Janice, 83, died June 11. She was a Sister of Charity of Cincinnati for 63 years. A native of Bellefontaine, Ohio, Sister Janice grew up