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Posted on Jul 10, 2015 |

Events Through July 20

Events Through July 20

See who wins Kolping's annual shooting contest to become King for a year.

See who wins Kolping’s annual shooting contest to become King for a year. Kolping is an international Catholic society established to support and celebrate family.

Festivals, retreats, a new Pilgrimage of Faith hike, Holy Hours, a national leader in defending marriage, a homeschooling conference, and more: some Catholic events this week.

July 10-12, Centennial St. Rita Fest. One of the country’s only schools for the deaf celebrates its centennial this year — celebrate at its famous festival. All proceeds go toward tuition assistance. For information click here.

July 11, Pilgrimage of Faith Central Trail Hike (10 Miles). Individuals and groups welcome. Download the trail flier and map here. Hike at your own pace.

July 11, Legion of Mary Day of Recollection at Our Lady of Victory Church (Delhi, OH), 8:30 am. Fr. James Reutter will lead. For information, call 513.385.9073.

July 11, LatinoFest at St. Leo the Great Parish North Fairmount (OH), xx-9 pm. Music, Munchies, Merriment, and Much More including late afternoon Mass, music groups from St. Leo and partner parishes, and a variety of Guatemalan, Mexican and Salvadorian foods. Join Cincinnati’s most international parish for a celebration! For information call (513) 921-1044 or email stleocinti@aol.com.

 

July 12, Holy Hour for Vocations at The Athenaeum of Ohio/Mount St. Mary’s Seminar of the West, 5 pm. Pray for vocations in the seminary’s St. Gregory the Great Chapel, or at home in solidarity.

July 17, 18,  IHM Homeschool Convention at St. Peter Church (Huber Heights, OH). Vendors, workshops, speakers. Keynote speaker: Patrick Madrid. No fee; no registration; all sessions open to all. For information see our story here.

July 17-18 (out of area), 2015 The Church Teaches Forum “Marriage Covenant: God’s Plan” at The Galt House hotel in Louisville (KY). Raymond Cardinal Burke; Archbishop Joseph Kurtz; more. Sponsored by the Eternal Life Apostolate. For information see www.lifeeternal.org.

July 17-19, 149th Schützenfest at Kolping Park (Colerain Twp., OH). The Catholic Kolping Society presents its annual festival, featuring games, German music, food, a biergarten, and the shooting contest to determine Kolping’s King. For more information click here.

 

July 18, French Legion of Honor Medal Ceremony for John “Mike” Kunnen at Elder High School, 2 pm. A 1942 graduate of Elde and a member of teh 709th Tank Battalion, Kunnen (age 91) will receive the French Legion d’honneur medal for his participation in the liberation of France. Local dignitaries expected include Rep. Steve Chabot, Ohio Rep. Lou Terhar, Ohio Senator Bill Seitz, and Col. Timothy Gorrell, Director of the Ohio Department of Veterans Services.

July 19, Coffee and Conversation with the Franciscan Sisters of the Poor, St. Ct. Clare Chapel (Springfield Twp.). Join the sisters for Mass at their historic chapel, and stay to hear about their history and ministries For information see www.sfp-vocations.org or email rtrusler@sfp-vocations.org.

July 19, “Taking Back Marriage for Our Children and Families” Presentation by William May at The Athenaeum of Ohio/Mount St. Mary’s Seminary of the West, 7 pm. The author of Getting the Marriage Conversation Right: A Guide for Effective Dialogue and the founder of Catholics for the Common Good, May will present a public lecture on what to do about the future of marriage in our country. Sponsored by The Athenaeum, The St. James Project, and the Family and Respect Life Office of the Archdiocese of Cincinnati (FARLO). No fee. For more information contact the Family and Respect Life Office at (513)421-3131 ext. 2653 or farlocincinnati@catholiccincinnati.org.

July 20, “Revealing the Truth about Marriage: A Pastoral and Social Justice Approach.” A Morning with Bill May for those in Marriage Ministry at Our Lady of Sorrows Church (Monroe, OH), 9:30 – noon. The author of Getting the Marriage Conversation Right: A Guide for Effective Dialogue and the founder of Catholics for the Common Good, May worked with the California Catholic Conference on Proposition 8, the successful voter initiative defining marriage as between one woman and one man (later overturned in court). Sponsored by the Family and Respect Life Office (FARLO), Office of Priestly Formation, and Permanent Deaconate Offices of the Archdiocese of Cincinnati. For clergy and lay leaders in marriage ministry, on reclaiming marriage and the idea of chastity. Small group opportunities will follow the presentation. For more information contact the Family and Respect Life Office at (513)421-3131 ext. 2653 or farlocincinnati@catholiccincinnati.org.

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