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This article is the sixth in a series covering each of the six foundational principles of Beacons of Light, the pastoral planning process of the Archdiocese of Cincinnati. “For God so loved the world that he gave his only Son” (Jn.3:16). During His ministry on Earth, Jesus revealed this love …

Tony Stieritz speaking at the prayer vigil. (CT Photo/EL Hubbard)
In The Gospel of Life, Pope St. John Paul II writes, “[T]he deepest element of God’s commandment to protect human life is the requirement to show reverence and love for every person and the life of every person” (EG, 41). By “every person,” the Holy Father especially named those who …

Aware of their shared commitment to the ministries that put love into action and protect life and human dignity, several archdiocesan agencies and offices have joined their efforts. The new Department of Life, Human Dignity and Charity, includes Catholic Charities Southwestern Ohio (CCSWO), Catholic Social Services of the Miami Valley …

The following individuals and organizations were distinguished as the Catholic Charities Southwestern Ohio “Partners in Hope”: • The Freestore Foodbank – Cincinnati, for its exceptional mobilization of food to pantries throughout the region, including Catholic Charities which has been able to distribute over 200,000 meals in the first six months …

by Regan Meyer When Ana entered kindergarten after her family came to the U.S. from Guatemala, she consistently tested at a lower academic level than her peers. As a native Spanish speaker, Ana also struggled to communicate with her teachers. Fast forward to this summer, and Ana is enrolled in …

Archbishop Dennis M. Schnurr, of the Archdiocese of Cincinnati Meets with Elder Kevin Birch of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. CINCINNATI – July 2, 2020 – Catholic Charities Southwestern Ohio and The Church of Jesus Christ Latter-day Saints have teamed up to deliver 40,000 pounds of food …

by Rebecca Sontag “Where, God, do You need me right now?” It is that simple yet incredibly profound prayer that has guided much of Tony Stieritz’s career thus far. It is a prayer that led him through his 14-year tenure as Director of Social Action for the Archdiocese of Cincinnati. …

CINCINNATI – June 1, 2020 – Catholic Charities Southwestern Ohio is pleased to announce that Patrick Reynolds-Berry has been selected as the new Chief Operations Officer (COO), following the promotion of its previous COO to the CEO position. Furthermore, José Nine has been named the Director of Quality & Innovation …

by Eileen Connelly, OSU When Ted Bergh retires from his position as CEO of Catholic Charities Southwestern Ohio (CCSWO) on April 3, he will do so knowing he responded to God’s call, along with making an indelible impact on the lives of those experiencing poverty. Bergh, who ministered with Catholic …

CINCINNATI, OH – February 26, 2020 – Last November, Ted Bergh, current Chief Executive Officer of Catholic Charities Southwestern Ohio announced his retirement after eight years of service. Catholic Charities’ current Chief Operations Officer, Tony Stieritz, will be taking over the role of CEO effective April 6, 2020. Tony has …