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Events Through Oct. 13

Events Through Oct. 13

The entrance procession, led by fourth-degree Knights of Columbus from various Councils.

The annual Our Lady of Fatima Rosary Crusade will be held on Fountain Square Oct. 12. Events include talks, prayer, and music.

Some upcoming Catholic events:


Oct. 4-5, Human Rights Conference at the University of Dayton. UN representatives and  representatives from Doctors Without Borders, Amnesty International, and other organizations will speak at the conference, which will include a free talk by Juan Mendez, UN Special Rapporteur on torture, on Oct. 4 at 7:30 pm. For conference fees, speakers, and registration, click here.


Oct. 5,6, Respect Life Sunday


Oct. 5, Launch of new Pilgrimage of Faith Trail “West Side – South Loop” after 8 am Mass at St. Lawrence Church (Price Hill, OH). Hike the 10-mile trail past St. Lawrence, Holy Family, St. William, St. Teresa of Avila, St. Antoninus, and Our Lady of Lourdes Churches at your own pace. For information and to download a trail map and site information, click here


Oct. 5, Changing Habits: The Nun Monologues at St. Maximilian Kolbe Church, 7:30 pm. This humorous and bittersweet play about the history of religious sisters in America by the creators of the international hit Late Night Catechism has been put on at parishes around the country. Tickets: $20 in advance, $25 at the door and include appetizers. Cash bar available. For information see t or contact Lakme Kodros at or (513) 777-4322, ext. 105. An offering will be collected for the Little Sisters of the Poor.


Oct. 5, “Masculine and Femininity: Difference and Gift” presentation by Sr. Jane Dominic, OP, at Holy Angels Church in Dayton (OH), 6:30 – 8:30 pm. Free pizza and desserts; no fee. For information click here.


Oct. 6, National Life Chain observance in Downtown Hamilton (OH), 2-3 pm. Right to Life of Butler County hosts this participation in the annual North American event. People will gather on sidewalks in hundreds of cities and towns to protest abortion and encourage adoption. To participate, gather at the Old Butler County Courthouse, where signs will be distributed. Church groups, families, individuals will be instructed to fan out on the sidewalks bordering High Street (maintaining a safe distance from the road and being respectful of sidewalk traffic). For information, contact Mike Mignery (513-867-1832) or Patty Newman (513-777-2792).


Oct. 6, Sunday Vespers featuring the Athenaeum Chorale at The Athenaeum of Ohio/Mount St. Mary’s Seminary of the West (Mount Washington, OH), 7 pm. The Athenaeum Chorale will open its 2013-2104 season at this liturgy celebrated by Fr. Timothy Schehr. Music : Magnificat by Schciavone; Joyous Light of Glory by Schalk; Ave Maria, by Stravinsky, and Salve Mater Misericordoae, by Poithier. No fee; for information call 231-2223.


Oct. 7, Elizabeth’s New Life Center Banquet at Great Wolf Lodge (Mason, OH), 5:30 pm (dinner at 6:30). John Ensor, president of PassionLife Ministries, will be the keynote speaker in this event highlighting the ministries of Women’s Center-Lebanon and Center-Sharonville. Register at at or call (937) 226-7414.


Oct. 7, “Masculine and Femininity: Difference and Gift”  Talk by Sr. Jane Dominic Laurel, OP, at St. Antoninus Church (Cincinnati), 7:30 pm. Sponsored by AMHEA homeschooling association. Nationally known speaker and frequent EWTN guest Sr. Jane will discuss Bl. Pope John Paul II’s Theology of the Body and God’s plan in creating men and women. Reception follows. No fee; good will offering accepted. For information call (513) 467-1616.


Oct. 10, Andrew Dinner at Incarnation parish (Centerville, OH). Men thinking about the priesthood are invited to an informal program and dinner. Doors open at 5:30 pm, dinner at 6, program at 6:45 and evening prayer at 7:30. No fee; please register so that there is enough food. Call (513_ 421-3131 x 2890 or email for more information.


Oct. 11, Terri Schiavo Life & Hope Concert featuring Newsboys and for KING & COUNTRY at the Taft Theatre (Cincinnati), 7 pm. Proceeds go toward Terri’s Life & Hope Network’s advocating for the lives of vulnerable persons by serving as a resource for families needing counsel and support in the US and throughout the world. Reserve ticket sales begin July 22: $40, $30 and $20 (plus fees) at all Ticketmaster outlets including select Kroger stores or by phone at 1.800.745.3000.


Oct. 10, Annual RetroFittings Fashion Show at Music Hall (Cincinnati) featuring the University of Cincinnati’s DAAP fashion design students and benefitting the Society of St. Vincent de Paul. Design students create garments from SVdP thrift store finds. Former Cincinnati Bengal Artrell Hawkins will emcee. For information call 513.562.8853.


Oct. 11-13, YOUTH 2000 Diocese of Covington youth event at St. Henry District High School. Information here.


Oct. 12 -13, CREDO Cincinnati Eucharist-centered youth retread at Moeller High School. Weekend event includes Mass, adoration, sacraments, fellowship, music, prayer, reflection, and talks.


Oct. 12, Bilingual Rosary Rally for Peace at Immaculate Heart of Mary Parish (Anderson Twp., OH). Noon. For information call 513.388.4466.


Oct. 12, 7th annual Our Lady of Fatima Rosary Crusade on Fountain Square, noon. One of more than 10,000 Rosary Crusades being held around the world that date. Music by Mrs. Fatima Spoor, the Cincinnati Community Schola, and Mr. Ric Aielli; free Marian literature. Bishop Joe Binzer will speak on Marian Devotion; Fr. Andre’-Joseph LaCasse, OP, will lead the Sorrowful Mysteries of the Rosary; Deacon Amado Lim will lead in reciting the Litany to Blessed Virgin Mary; and Fr. Cyril Whitaker, SJ, will give a talk on the chastisement. Fourth Degree Knights of Columbus will formally process onto Fountain Square carrying a replica of the International Pilgrim Virgin Statue of Our Lady of Fatima. For information contact Mary and Pat Ashcraft at or 513.793.5872.


Oct. 12, 7th Annual Family Fun Night for Haiti at St. Anthony of Padua Parish, Morris (IN). Silent Auction and Soup Cook-off dinner. Event begins after 4 pm Mass; all proceeds go to feeding the hungry, educating the children, and providing much needed medical and dental care to the people of Gandou, Haiti. For information call (812) 614-1784 or  email


Oct. 13, Mass in English and Spanish for Immigration Reform at St. Maximilian Kolbe parish (Liberty Twp., OH), noon. Fr. Mike Pucke (St. Julie Billiart) and Fr. Geoff Drew (St. Max) will celebrate this Mass for both parishes; all are invited.


Oct. 13, Annual Rosary Rally at the University of Dayton Arena. Prelude music begins at 2:30 pm; 3 – 4 pm rally includes Marian prayers for vocations, respect for life, and for world peace. Listen live at Radio Maria ( No charge.


Oct. 13, Pumpkin Memorial at Xavier University sponsored by XU Students for Life, 7 – 9 pm. Students will carve 500 pumpkins to commemorate the nearly 4,000 babies killed every day by abortion in the United States. Music, food and drinks, prayer, and lighting ceremony at dusk. Held in the XU greenspace near Bellarmine Chapel; no charge.


Oct. 13, Craft Sale at St. Margaret of York Church; fundraiser for archdiocese-wide tuition assistance fund.


For more upcoming Catholic events, see our Events Page. 


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