A Look Back at Bishop Carl Moeddel’s Ordination

From The Catholic Telegraph Archives: Excerpts from the August 27, 1993 Edition With much solemnity, reverence, warmth and affection, Bishop Carl K. Moeddel was ordained to serve as auxiliary bishop o...

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Q&A: Are the homilies of priests and deacons critiqued?

Q: Are the homilies of priests and deacons critiqued? The homily quality among preachers varies considerably. Some are outstanding; others are poor. Are continuing education classes available and/or r...

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The Athenaeum Chorale will be holding auditions for its 2016-2017 season

The Athenaeum Chorale will be holding auditions for its 2016-2017 season from August 29th-September 25th.  All singers over 18 years of age are welcome to audition.   Spots for all voice parts are ...

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Family celebrates strong tradition of vocations

There are times when vocations to religious life converge in celebration. When Dominican Sister Mary John Slonkosky was honored July 10 at St. Augustine Parish in Minster for her 25 years of service t...

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Diocese says government slow to offer ways to resolve impasse on mandate

IMAGE: CNS photo/Joshua Roberts, Reuters By Ann Rodgers PITTSBURGH (CNS) — The Pittsburgh Diocese said Bishop David A. Zubik is making every effort to achieve a swift negotiated solution to the ...

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Trustees agree to protect whistleblowers at Irish national seminary

IMAGE: CNS/Paul Haring By Michael Kelly DUBLIN (CNS) — The trustees of Ireland’s national seminary have agreed to bring in a specific policy to protect whistleblowers after serious allegat...

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Pope leads 11,000 pilgrims praying rosary for quake victims

IMAGE: CNS photo/L’Osservatore Romano via EPA By Cindy Wooden VATICAN CITY (CNS) — Hearing the mayor of Amatrice in central Italy say his town no longer exists and knowing there were child...

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Labor Day statement ties lack of good jobs to decline in family life

IMAGE: CNS photo/CJ Gunther, EPA By Mark Pattison WASHINGTON (CNS) — Today’s “economic and political forces have led to increasingly lowered economic prospects for Americans without ...

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Events

Youth Ministry Boot Camp

August 23, 2016 9:30 am - 3:30 pm
St. Susanna Church, 616 Reading Road, Mason, 45040

Youth Ministry Boot Camp: We’re teaming up with New Evangelization and Family & Respect Life for a 3-day “Boot Camp” for anyone in their first 3 years of ministry, and anyone simply in need...

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Civilize It: Faithful Citizenship in the Year of Mercy

September 7, 2016 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
St. Francis of Assisi, 6245 Wilmington Pike

The Archdiocesan Catholic Social Action and Respect Life Offices are offering presentations throughout the Archdiocese to encourage civil dialogue this election season as well as clarity and convict...

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National Day of Prayer for Peace in Our Communities: Sept. 9

September 9, 2016 8:30 am - 9:30 am
Precious Blood Church, 4961 Salem Avenue

On Friday, September 9, the Feast of Saint Peter Claver, the U.S. Catholic Church will mark a Day of Prayer for Peace in Our Communities in response to racially charged shootings across our nation and...

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