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Posted on May 13, 2016 |

Events This Weekend

Events This Weekend

A Marian procession will kick off the Cincitaila Festival in Cheviot (OH) Sunday at 2 pm.

A Marian procession will kick off the Cincitaila Festival in Cheviot (OH) Sunday at 2 pm.

Through May 31, “The Fairest of All: Rediscovering Mary.” Paintings by Jan Oliver-Schultz at the University of Dayton (OH) Roesch Library. Exhibit is located on the building’s seventh floor, tours for groups available. For information on exhibits, hours, directions, and parking, see

May 13 -15, 7th Annual Cincitalia Festival at Harvest Home Park (Cheviot, OH). St. Catherine of Siena and other parishes with Italian histories host this festival featuring Italian food, wine, and music. Adult-only Friday night features the Rusty Griswolds in concert and a wine tasting. Other events include cooking demonstrations by Mike LaRosa, Megan Mongillo and Giovanna Delli-Carpini Trimpe and our own “Rita’s Recipe” Rita Heikenfeld; live music; folk dances performed by St. Catherine students; children’s games and rides: raffles; a recreation of an Italian plaza for diners and music lovers; 13 food booths; and more. Children’s Marian procession Sunday at 2 pm. For information see

May 13, “Empowering Mercy” Beacon of Hope Breakfast for Business Owners at Union Terminal (Cincinnati), 7:30-9 am. Area CEOs and business owners are invited to hear how Cincinnati companies are finding great success by hiring “Second Chance Citizens” – former prisoners who have paid the price for their mistakes and are eager to turn their lives around and prove themselves. Program will include personal testimony, business strategy, and inspiration. Give someone a second chance without taking a chance on your business. Sponsored by the Archdiocese of Cincinati, Xavier Univeristy, Lawn Life, and Nehemiah Manufacturing. Part of “Outpouring,” an ecumenical weekend celebration. For information see

May 13, Mass for the Feast of Our Lady of Fatima and May Crowning at St. Mary’s Cathedral Basilica of the Assumption (Covington), 7 pm. Celebrate the 99th Anniversary of Our Lady’s feast and the 99th anniversary of her first appearance to the children at Fatima. All welcome.

May 14, Go Cincinnati Day of Service. Churches from throughout the area will participate in this annual one-day event bringing thousands of volunteers to work on hundreds of service projects. Part of “Outpouring,” an ecumenical weekend celebration Pentecost. The Archdiocese of Cincinnati is a church partner. For information go to or call the Catholic Social Action Office at 513.421.3131×2660.

May 14, The Orchestra in Concert at Mount St. Joseph University (Delhi/Cincinnati), 7:30 pm. A Greater Cincinnati Performing Arts Society Concert; a portion of every ticket sale goes to Catholic elementary education. Former members of Electric Light Orchestra and ELO Part II. Electric Light Orchestra (ELO) began when three members of the Birmingham, England band The Move created ELO as a side project in 1970. They envisioned a hybrid rock/orchestral group with a sound that picked up where The Beatles had left off on songs like “I Am The Walrus.” Under their new name since 2000, The Orchestra has played to sold-out houses around the world. $45 General Admission/$55 Assigned Seating. General Admission/$45 Assigned Seating. For information see

May 14, Pentecost Vigil and All-Night Prayer Service at St. Nicholas Church (Sunman, IN), 8:30 pm. Concludes with Mass at 7 am Sunday. For information call (812) 623-2964.

May 15, 11th Anniversary Rosary Rally at Elder High School, 1:30 pm. Outdoor living rosary in “The Pit” (Elder’s sunken stadium – rain site, the school’s gym). Begins with procession and Benediction; followed by worship sons and prayers, 60-ft. helium-filled balloon rosary, more. Local priests will lead prayer. Nearly 2000 people attend each year.  For information call Guy Langenbrunner at (513) 763-0613 or Roger Glandorf at (513) 251-7729.  

May 15, Pentecost Reflection on Saint Pope John XXIII’s Inspiration for Vatican Council II and His Prayer for a ‘New Pentecost’ at Roncalli Chapel, Bergamo Center (Dayton, OH), 3-4 pm. A Year of Mercy Event. No fee (free will offering accepted).to register call  426-2363.

May 15, Jericho Walk at Kettering (OH) Abortion Business, 2 pm. Sponsored by 40 Days for LIfe-Dayton. Join in the sixth of seven processions around the late-term abortion business and pray for the walls to come down. For information click here.

Looking for more Catholic events? To see our continually updated long-term calendar, see our Calendar of Events page.

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