The Student Newspaper of Cathedral Catholic High School

Dons Press

The Student Newspaper of Cathedral Catholic High School

Dons Press

The Student Newspaper of Cathedral Catholic High School

Dons Press

Sister Mary Elizabeth Lancaster is an African American nun from Baltimore Maryland whose body has reamined in tact and untouched after four years. Many Catholics believe in incorruptiblity. No investigation has been carried out yet to presume the cause of her body still in tact but further information is still being provided.
Body Still in Tact After 4 Years!
Annelise Motto, Staffer • January 29, 2024

Who would have thought a potential modern-day saint could be from rural Missouri? Most people who live in Missouri have never even heard of the...

The war in Israel has brought up the topic of what role the Catholic Church plays in Israeli politics. The history behind the meaning of Jerusalem and the significance the city has played in the formation of the Catholic Religion is so important. Both the Vatican and Israel share a mutual respect for each other. The Vatican has expressed its primary concern for the conditions happening and announced October 27 as a day of fasting to end the war.
The Israel and Vatican Relationship: Navigating Faith and Diplomacy
Annelise Motto, Staffer • November 8, 2023

With everything going on currently in the Middle East, it is helpful to understand what role the Catholic Church plays in Israeli politics. The...

St. Therese of Lisieux is a well known female saint who was named one of the three Doctors of the Church. She is the patron saint of florists and missions.
St. Therese of Lisieux
Annelise Motto, Staffer • November 8, 2023

As Catholics, we honor St. Therese of Lisieux on October 1st. She is known as the patron saint of missions and of florists. She is also known...

Mary, the mother of Jesus, is someone we can pray to for guidance and love.
Why Do We Pray To Mary?
Annelise Motto, Staffer • May 26, 2023

Do Catholics Pray to Mary? May is the month of celebrating and honoring Mary in the Catholic Church. We commemorate the Blessed Virgin Mary’s...

The Pope’s Exorcist is one of the two demonic movies that is currently streaming on Amazon Video.
Two Demonic Movies To Watch or Not Watch This Summer
Annelise Motto, Staffer • May 26, 2023

"Nefarious" "Nefarious" is currently in theaters now and runs about one hour and thirty minutes. This is definitely a thriller type movie...

Teddy Howell, the 9 year old podcast creator dressed up as a priest, his dream occupation. This young third grader describes how when he grows up, he wants to be like Schmitz and be a priest at his local church in Michigan.
Teddy Howel’s Creation of the “Kids Bible of the Year”
Elle Brennan, Staffer • May 18, 2023

Annelise Motto, a CCHS Staffer, wrote an article about the “Superman of Priests”, Fr. Mike Schmitz. In the article, Motto infers how Schmitz...

Confirmation is one of the Seven Sacraments. It is an opportunity for teenagers to publicly affirm their faith in God.
History of Confirmation
Annelise Motto, Adviser • May 16, 2023

Why you should attend the classes, go on the retreat and get Confirmed. Confirmation is one of the seven Catholic sacraments and it’s an...

Father Mike Schmitz is known as the Superman of priests and Catholic media.
Father Mike Schmitz, A Social Media Catholic Priest Sensation!
Annelise Motto, Writer • April 5, 2023

He has over 100,000 followers on Instagram, millions of views on Youtube, over 100,000 Twitter followers, leads highly followed podcasts called...

No matter how “perfect” one thinks they may be, there is always room for improvement that can be fulfilled during Confession. Even St. Francis asks for penance during this Lenten Season!
Elle Brennan, Writer • March 31, 2023

Forgiveness is far from an easy task. One is forced to look at someone who has hurt them, and basically say, “it’s okay.” This past week...

As Catholicism is currently growing, Americans around the country must focus on how to improve the faith. Though all of the Churches views might not always align with the States, it is important to note that the Church supports Catholics fulfilling their state privileges.
How Does Catholicism Impact America?
Elle Brennan, Writer • March 28, 2023

About 23% of America identifies as Catholic. Catholicism, compared to any other religion in the USA, actually has not experienced as much loss...

The statues of Joseph often depict him as an elderly man holding the infant Jesus in his arms.
St. Joseph
Annelise Motto, Writer • March 17, 2023

On March 19, the Feast of St. Joseph is celebrated around the world and the entire month of March is dedicated to him. It is a time to reflect...

Mark Wahlberg is a famous actor, singer, and former rapper who has expressed his love and passion for his Catholic Faith. He is not afriad to share his faith through his work and recently starred and produced the movie “Father Stu.”
Mark Walhberg’s Catholic Pride
Annelise Motto, Writer • March 14, 2023

Mark Wahlberg is a famous actor and singer. He has starred in many movies and even was known as “Marky Mark” a famous rapper. Something that...

The Lenten Season officially begins on Ash Wednesday and runs until Easter Sunday. In this liturgical season, Catholics can give something up or add something to their lives to better their relationship with Jesus.
Elle Brennan, Writer • February 28, 2023

For Catholics, Lent is a 40 day season of prayer, fasting and almsgiving. This year, Lent begins on Wednesday, February 22nd. It is a season...

Christ’s presence is represented within the Eucharist during Mass.
Are we practicing our faith?
Annelise Motto and Nicole Moore February 21, 2023

A recent survey of Cathedral students asked what their definition of a practicing Catholic is. Answers varied from “someone who goes to Church...

“Faith” is one of the core values of Cathedral. Part of having faith is serving others which can be done in many ways here on campus. An example would be the Ambassadors program as it is a great was to get involved and teach future Dons about all Cathedral has to offer!
The SERVICE OF missionaries
Elle Brennan, Writer • February 14, 2023

Picture This: A small rural town called Kinshasa located in the Congo in Africa; Consisting of warm weather, lucious plants, green grass, hills;...

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