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St. Rita School for the Deaf

A child celebrating their Confirmation Mass is a memory they’ll treasure forever. It’s not only confirming their relationship with God and the Church, but it’s a monumental occasion that is usually celebrated with family and friends. To ensure students at St. Rita School for the Deaf were not missing out

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

Reverend William Henry Wysong passed away on June 7, 2021, in Montgomery, Ohio. He was born on June 19, 1946 in Springfield, Ohio. He did his preparatory studies at St. Gregory Seminary, Cincinnati and studied philosophy and theology at Mount St. Ma1y’s Seminary of the West. He received a Master’s

by Kary Ellen Berger Hannah Houser feels called to live out the Franciscan charism: to live the Gospel of our Lord Jesus Christ. While she is still in discernment on her path to be with the Sisters of St. Francis, Oldenburg, she’s not letting any obstacles hinder her progress. Hannah

Imagine being a Catholic in need of confession but being told no priests in the area speak your language. Consider the same scenario for weddings and baptisms. Would you feel welcome as a parishioner if your entire sacramental life were administered through interpreters? Such is the life of deaf Catholics

Cincinnati, OH: October 2020 – On October 16, 2020 at 10:30am, St. Rita School for the Deaf will be celebrating the 105th anniversary of our founding. Over 120 students and staff will gather on the field next to the school to release 105 biodegradable balloons in honor of impacting our

Together, we can teach, feed, and heal through our CMA ministries. Thousands of people across 19 counties in the Archdiocese of Cincinnati rely on the generosity of people like you. Your gift makes a meaningful difference for families during some of life’s most difficult moments. The CMA supports six ministries

The Priests’ Personnel Office announces the following New Assignments: Effective October 24, 2019 Father John Madanu, Archdiocese of Hyderabad, Parochial Vicar, St. Brigid, Xenia, St. Augustine, Jamestown, and St. Paul, Yellow Springs. Effective January 1, 2020 Father Ignatius Schweitzer, O.P., Parochial Vicar, St. Gertrude, Cincinnati. Effective February 1, 2020 Father

In the Catholic Church, the Sacrament of Confirmation provides an outpouring of Grace from the Holy Spirit – the same outpouring of Grace the 12 Apostles received on Pentecost. Contained within this outpouring of Grace are gifts from the Holy Spirit: Wisdom, Knowledge, Right Judgment, Understanding, Courage, Piety, and Fear

As a student at St. Rita School for the Deaf was receiving the Sacrament of Confirmation at his local parish. The parish invited a St. Rita employee who knew minimal American Sign Language (ASL) to attend so they could interpret the basics of the moment of the Sacrament, but there