Events Through Aug. 18
August 6 – 14, Novena to the Blessed Virgin at St. Bernard Grotto, St. Bernard Church (Springfield, OH). 7 pm each day.
Aug. 9 – 11 30th Annual Dayton Liederkranz-Turner Germanfest Picnic at Carillon Park (Dayton). Live German Music, German food and beer, kids rides, German goods and crafts for sale, Bavarian Fashion Show and Best German Beard Contest Saturday, 5K Race/Walk Friday, Polka Mass 11 am Sunday. For more information click here.
Aug. 10, Marriage and Family Day Retreat at the Jesuit Spiritual Center in Milford. Professional juggler and storyteller Tom Sparough and his wife Geralyn will lead this day-long event for the entire family. To register email Mary Ellen at email@example.com.
Aug. 11: Educating Young People in Justice and Peace in-service program for high school teachers at the College of Mount St. Joseph. Inspired by Pope Benedict’s World Day of Peace message, this half-day program will focus on how to integrate Bl. Pope John XXIII’s encyclical Pacem in Terris into the curriculum.
Aug. 11, Sanctus ’13 with Matt Mahar and Audrey Assad at the Spiritual Center of Maria Stein (Maria Stein, OH), 6 pm. Sponsored by the Northern Network of Catholic Youth Ministers of the Archdiocese of Cincinnati. For information click here.
Aug. 11 -16, Catholic Summer Youth Camp at Woodland Lakes Christian Camp in Amelia (OH). Adventure camp for grades 6 – 8 that includes the sacramental life, mission, and work of the Catholic Church, and challenges young people to embrace their baptismal call by living lives of holiness. Information here.
Aug. 15 HOLY DAY OF OBLIGATION: The Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary.
Aug. 15, Mass of the Simple Profession for the Solemnity of the Assumption and Vocation Event at St. Gertrude Parish (Madeira, OH), 11:30 am. Dominican novices will make vows at this special Mass; young men considering a vocation to the Dominicans are invited to meet with the Dominican novices and priests before or after Mass. Contact the vocations director here.
Aug. 17, Friends of Faith Celebration at St. John the Baptist parish (Harrison, OH), 1 – 9 pm. No fee. Singer/speaker Chris Padgett and seminarian Ethan Moore are among the speakers for this all-day event that includes a pizza dinner, Mass, Confession, and music by Romans and other groups. For information call 513.367.9086.
Aug. 17, Tajci Jazz Standards Concert at Our Lady of the Holy Spirit Center in Norwood (OH), 7 pm. Concert by tristate resident and internally touring artist Tatiana (Tajci) Cameron celebrates Fr. Joseph Bruemmer’s 65th ordination anniversary. For information see www.OLHSC.org.
Aug. 17, Ordination Mass at St. Clement parish (St. Bernard, OH), 10:30 am. Franciscan Bro. Richard Goodin will be ordained a transitional deacon at this parish Mass to be celebrated by Bishop Charles Thompson of Evansville, IN, his longtime family friend.
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