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For twenty five years, from 1925 until his death in 1950, John T. McNicholas served as the Archbishop of the Archdiocese of Cincinnati. Born in Kiltimagh, County Mayo, Ireland, December 15, 1877, McNicholas immigrated to the United States at a young age, settling with his family in Chester, Pennsylvania. He …

Mother of Mercy High School is sponsored by the Religious Sisters of Mercy, a religious community founded in 1831 in Dublin, Ireland. The Sisters from their earliest days were dedicated to the education of young women and to the needs of the sick and the poor. At this time, Mother …

In 1935 with the encouragement of Archbishop John T. McNicholas, O.P., Revs. Leo Walsh and Charles Murphy began ministering to the African American community in the Lockland neighborhood, a suburb of Cincinnati. After a plea for financial assistance was placed in The Catholic Telegraph, an anonymous gift of $4000 made …

On January 26, 1978 a massive Blizzard hit the Ohio Valley. Here’s a collection of pictures from that event that closed down the Archdiocese for a day.

With Friday being Inauguration Day, This prayer, from the U.S. edition of the Book of Blessings (no. 1965), is an adaptation of the prayer for the Church and for civil authorities which was composed by Archbishop John Carroll for use on the occasion of the inauguration of George Washington in …

BETTER TO GIVE Few customs have suffered more than the custom of giving gifts at Christmas. Commercialism and exploitation are two of the chief malefactors; sentimentality is another But for all the super merchandising, the phony glitter and the abuse of carols and even the scriptures, giving gifts continues to …

At 1:10 p.m. on December 8, 1941, congress passed a bill declaring war on the Empire of Japan, the after the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor. President Franklin Delano Roosevelt signed the declaration at 4:10 p.m. and the United States entered World War II. In the week following The Catholic Telegraph …

Though not in the printed edition of The Catholic Telegraph which was in its 32nd year, below is the text of President Lincoln’s Thanksgiving Proclamation: By the President of the United States of America A Proclamation The year that is drawing toward its close has been filled with the blessings …

by Sarah Patterson Fr. Francis Lasance, born in Cincinnati on January 24, 1860, was ordained a priest of the Archdiocese on May 24, 1883. In the first few years of his priesthood, he was assigned to Sts. Peter and Paul Church, Reading; Emmanuel Church, Dayton; and then briefly in Lebanon …

Archdiocese of Cincinnati Archbishop Joseph L. Bernardin (CT/Archived Photo)
Washington (NC) – Archbishop Joseph L. Bernardin of Cincinnati has urged American Catholics to “unite with our chosen leaders” in facing post-election challenges. Archbishop Bernardin, President of the National Conference of Catholic Bishops made his comments in a statement and in telegrams to President-elect Jimmy Carter and President Gerald Ford. …