In the upcoming print issue of The Criterion

The latest edition of The Criterion has been printed and is on its way to subscribers. Below is a list of stories that will be appearing in the issue, along with regular features like the archbishop's column, the editorial page and our events calendar.

Front pageOur June 15, 2018 issue

Local stories:

  • ‘We need you here and now’: Young people are key to life and mission of the Church, Archbishop Thompson says
    • Youths embrace pope’s invitation to share thoughts about their lives and the Church
  • Benedictine Father Columba Kelly was a pioneer in renewal of liturgical music
  • Circle of Giving recognizes donors for building up kingdom of God
  • Serra Club Vocations Essay: Priest helps St. Mary students grow in faith and ‘turn to God’ in prayer
  • From the Archives: Scrap metal drive at St. Roch Parish leads to unusual donation

Regular local features:

  • Christ the Cornerstone: Family and communion, the ‘driving force’ of human life
    • Cristo, la piedra angular: Familia y comunión: la fuerza que impulsa la vida humana
  • Editorial: Who is a ‘real’ Catholic?
  • From the Editor Emeritus: My final column trying to teach aspects of Catholicism
  • That All May Be One: The root of ecumenical efforts is Jesus’ command to love
  • Worship and Evangelization Outreach: Hospitality: the heart of evangelization
  • Reflection: Thank you, Jack, for your tireless commitment to our newspaper
  • Be Our Guest: This Father’s Day, thank ‘dear old dad’ for all his love and wisdom in life
  • Investing with Faith: Does attending Mass regularly make you a more charitable person?
  • Public Schedule of Archbishop Charles C. Thompson
  • Letters to the Editor
    • No letters were printed this week
  • Events Calendar
    • Conference marking 50th anniversary of ‘Humanae Vitae’ set for July 6-7 in Cincinnati
    • Fatima Retreat House to offer multiple-day silent directed retreats on July 13-20
  • Obituaries
    • General listing
  • My Journey to God: Rather

Catholic News Service:

  • New York court again rules Archbishop Sheen’s remains may be moved to Peoria
  • Religious freedom in U.S., world to be focus of June 22-29 observance
  • Pope accepts resignations of three Chilean bishops in wake of scandal
  • Pope: Small acts of kindness, not great speeches, show God’s love best
  • Pope advances sainthood cause for Mexican mother and Argentine martyrs
  • Papal diplomat says U.S.-North Korea summit brings hope for peace
  • Catholic scientists find camaraderie when discussing faith, research
  • Study: How Catholic schools foster self-discipline offers lessons
  • Young adult ministry leaders discuss ‘unique moment’ in Church
  • Panel sees return to respect for institutions as antidote to polarization
  • Space station crew members give pope custom-made blue flight suit
  • Column: We should use the power of courtesy to make life beautiful
  • The Sunday Readings: Eleventh Week of Ordinary Time
  • Question Corner: The Church offers many options for Scripture readings for funeral Masses


  • Parishes are learning to help ethnic groups grow in faith
  • Black Catholics bring many spiritual gifts to the universal Church

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