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Events Through April 27th

Events Through April 27th

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Some Catholic events this week


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April 18, Service Featuring The Crucifixion by John Stainer at St. Cecilia Church (Oakely, OH), 7 pm. Written in 1887, this musical meditation on the Passion combines choir, solo voices, and scripture readings in retelling the story of Good Friday. The popular annual service includes the use of music, light and shadow to bring the listener nearer the sacrifice of Our Lord. No fee; all welcome.


April 18, Ecumenical Way of the Cross and 40 Days for Life Sharonville Closing Ceremonies (Sharonville, OH), 9:30 am. Meet outside St. Michael Catholic Church. All faiths welcome.


April 18, Ecumenical Way of the Cross at the Cincinnati Planned Parenthood (Mt. Auburn/Cincinnati), 9:30 am. All faiths welcome.


April 18, St. John Passion Play at Lockland Christian Church (Lockland, OH), 7 pm. In its 97th season, this play first put on by St. John the Baptist parish in Over-the-Rhine in gratitude for the lives of soldiers spared in World War I continues at various area venues. No fee; free will donations accepted. Last performance of 2014. For information call (859) 392-0129. See our story here.


April 18, Good Friday Walk for Justice and Peace in Dayton (OH), noon. Annual ecumenical walk. For information call the Dayton Catholic Social Action Office at (937) 224-3026.


April 22, An evening of American folk music at St Michael the Archangel Church (Sharonville, OH), 7:30 pm. Featuring the St Michael the Archangel Choir. For information call 513.563.6377 or visit


April 22, Life in the Spirit Seminar Series Begins at Our Lady of the Holy Spirit Center (Norwood), 7 pm. Sponsored by the St. Raphael Charismatic Prayer Group, this seminar meets for seven consecutive weeks. To register call 513.518.6472.


May 24, Married Couple Family Day at the Jesuit Spiritual Center in Milford (OH), 9 am – 5 pm. Featuring juggler and storyteller Tom Sparough and his wife, teacher and fiber artist Geralyn. All couples welcome, married one year or 50. Children age 3 and welcome. Opening and closing sessions and lunch with the kids; focus and work sessions for parents to enrich their marriage, while the kids have special programming of their own. For more information or to register, call (513) 248-3500, ext. 10.


April 25 – 27, Engaged Encounter Weekend at Our Lady of the Holy Spirit Center (Norwood, OH). An intense weekend of marriage preparation presented by a team of two married couples and a priest or deacon. Couples have the wonderful opportunity to dialogue privately without outside distractions about their future married life.  $235 (includes room and meals). Register at For information call Ashley Altenau at (513) 479-1700 or email her at


April 24, 25 “The Message of Divine Mercy” talks by Fr. Dan Cambra, MIC, at Our Lady of Lourdes Church (Westwood, OH) 10 am and 7 pm.Thursday, 10 am Friday. Fr. Cambra, a priest of the. Marians of the Immaculate Conception will present a three-part talk on God’s mercy.


April 25-27, Worldwide Marriage Encounter Weekend in Dayton (OH).  Click here to request information.


April 25, St. Clare School All-Class Reunion at St. Clare Church (College Hill/Cincinnati), following 5 pm Mass. All gradates and families invited. No mailing will go out this year; the St. Clare Alumni group asks all to spread the word. Call Ellen Hodapp Dillon at (513) 521-2828 for information.


April 26, Deacon Ordinations at the Cathedral of St. Peter in Chains; 11 am.


April 26, Priest Ordination in the Cathedral Basilica of the Assumption, Covington, 10 am. Bishop Roger Foys will ordain Ryan Lee Stenger. All welcome. Reception follows at Covington Latin School.


April 26, “Hearts Aflame/Fire of Love” Divine Mercy Conferences for Adults and Teens at Immaculate Heart of Mary Parish (Burlington, KY). Fr. Dan Cambra, MIC, will present this conference for the fourth consecutive year. Speakers include Mother Margaret Mary; Abvess of teh Children of Mary and Deacon Ralph Poyo. Deacon Bob Gutendorf (Dayton, OH) will emcee the conference and Christopher and Sarah Burrows (Maysville, KY) will emcee the concurrent conference for teens. Music by Jason Shields and Braden Dorsey. Speakers, music, Mass, Adoration, more. Tickets $20 (lunch included). For information or reservations call (859) 689-5010  or (513) 967-3172 or (937) 378-4396.


April 26, 2014 Chatfield College Quilt, Craft and Car Show at the Marietta, OH, campus, 10 am – 5 pm. This annual event is a regioinal favorite with a juried quilt show, live music, food, and activities for people of all ages. Tickets $3 adults, $2 seniors, no charge for children 12 and under.


April 26, Bill Tonnis Concert at Badin High School’s Little Theater (Hamilton, OH), 7 pm. Sponsored by St. Joseph parish. The Pastoral Associate for Oureach at Our Lady of the Visitation Church, Bill left his career as a radio newscaster to abswer God’s call to writie and performing music, and has recorded three CDs since 2007. Refreshments available. Tickets $5. For infomation call Dottie at (513) 368-7535.


April 27, Eastertide Vespers at The Athenaeum of Ohio/Mount St. Mary’s Seminary of the West (Mt. Washington, OH) Chapel of St. Gregory the Great, 7 pm. The Athenaeum Chorale and Seminary Schola will sing and Fr. Paul Ruwe, Spiritual Director of the seminary, will celebrate this service, with accompaniment by the Cincinnati Brassworks and Timpani. All welcome.

April 27, Divine Mercy Sunday at Our Lady of the Holy Spirit Center (Norwood, OH), noon – 3 pm. Confessions 1:30 – 2:30; Service 2:30, Procession and Divine Mercy Chaplet.


April 27, Xavier University Choruses and Orchestra at St. Mary’s Cathedral Basilica of the Assumption (Covington, KY), 3 pm. Tom Merrill, Matt Phelps, Conductors; Ralph Vaughan Williams’s Dona Nobis Pacem. A Cathedral Concert Series event; no fee.


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