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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

It’s in-pew weekend for the Catholic Ministries Appeal!!! As the annual Catholic Ministries Appeal began across the Archdiocese of Cincinnati, Chief Development Officer David Kissell found himself playing with the numbers and being astounded by the possibilities. While the current goal of $5 million will fund six major ministries, including

In Today’s Video, meet Kevin Hall. He’s a St. Rita School for the deaf graduate, where he received a rich foundation in school and faith, to go on to win the Big Ten Championship in golf at The Ohio State University, and now on tour with the PGA. Here’s his

“The kingdom of heaven is like a mustard seed that a person took and sowed in a field. It is the smallest of all the seeds, yet when full-grown it is the largest of plants. It becomes a large bush, and the ‘birds of the sky come and dwell in