Events Through Aug. 11
August is a quiet month for events as many parishes and organizations enjoy some down time, but you can still enjoy fundraisers, retreats, Holy Hours, and more — some Catholic events in the next two weeks:
July 24-Aug. 1, Annual Presentation Ministries Bible Institute at Xavier University. Several tracks and programs; youth seminar; weekend seminars July 24-25 and July 31-Aug. 1; daily Mass, Confession, and other liturgies; guest speakers include Bill Reichart, Deacon Ralph Poyo, local priests Fr. Rob Jack and Fr. Dave Endres; many other local and visiting speakers and priests including Fr. Chris Clay. Chris Padgett will present the July 31 day-long youth seminar; Bishop Joe Binzer will celebrate one of the Masses. Wide range of topics, some presented over multiple days, including prophecy, leadership, St. Faustina, intercessory prayer, more. Founded by the late Fr. Al Lauer. Pay what you can. Housing and meal plans available for set fees. For schedule and complete information click here.
July 31-Aug. 3 Glenmary Home Missioners discernment mission trip for single men ages 18-45 who are discerning a call as a priest or brother. Contact Br. David at 513-881-7411 or firstname.lastname@example.org
July 31-Aug. 2nd, Ride for Life annual 3-day bicycle ride. Sponsored by UD, Cedarville University, Catholic Central High School, and Minster High School. Proceeds benefit Dayton Right to Life. Registration includes overnight accommodations, two meals a day, bike mechanic, more. Sendoff celebration at UD’s River Campus includes invocation by Fr. Greg Konerman; speech by Coach Mike Kelly; National Anthem: Dr. Willie Morris. Return Reception includes talk by UD President Dr. Dan Curran; food from W.G. Grinders; Music by Nick Cardilino. Maximum number of riders 75; sellout expected. Full ride $225; day rides $75. For information or to download a registration form click here.
Aug. 2-5, What Are You Calling Me to Lord? Silent Retreat at the Presentation Ministries Paul Jansen Discipleship Center (Peebles, OH). Stay after the Bible Institute (see July 24 – Aug. 1) or come for the retreat alone. For information or reservations call (937) 587-5464.
Aug. 8, New Dominican Novice Class Begins Novitiate at St. Gertrude Parish and Priory (Madiera, OH).
Aug. 9, Jubiliation 2015 at the Spiritual Center of Maria Stein (Maria Stein, OH), 1 pm – ??? Celebrating 200 years of the Missionaries of the Precious Blood (CPPS). A day of activities including music by Events include music by Marie Miller and L’Angelus, activities, games, service projects, Adoration, and Mass at 7:30 pm followed by fireworks! Bishop Joe Binzer will celebrate the Mass and Fr. Gene Schnipke, CPPS, will preach. No fee; please bring a canned food to leave at the gate. For updates follow the event’s Facebook page.
Aug. 11, Monthly Holy Hour for Vocations at the Our Lady of the Holy Spirit Center (Norwood, OH), 8 – 9 pm. Sponsored by the the Children of Mary and the Archdiocese of Cincinnati. All invited.
For more Catholic events, see our Events page.
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