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This African nativity scene and more than 200 others are on display at the University of Dayton Marian Library’s annual display of creches from its vast collection. The exhibit is open most days through Jan. 25; call (937) 229-4234 for dates and hours.

An African nativity scene and at the University of Dayton Marian Library’s annual display of creches from its vast collection.

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Through Dec. 23, “The Reason for the Season” Franciscan Friars at Northgate Mall. For the second year in a row, Franciscan friars will visit with shoppers in a storefront by Macy’s for prayer and quiet time during the busy shopping season. “Brown” Friday hours 10 am – 9 pm. Sat: 10 am – 9 pm. Sun: noon -6 pm. Weekdays: 6-9 pm.

Through Jan. 3rd: Live Nativity at St. Francis Seraph Church Friary (Over-the-Rhine/Cincinnati). Monday-Friday 9 am – 3:30 pm; Saturdays 10 am –  7pm; Sundays noon – 7 pm; closed Christmas and New Year’s Days.

Through Jan. 4, Creche Display at St. Peter in Chains Cathedral (Cincinnati). Twenty-five creches from around the world, borrowed from the University of Dayton’s colllection, will be on display. Tours available. Hours: noon – 6 pm Sundays; noon – 4 pm Monday-Saturday. For information cal (513) 421-6354.

Through Jan. 4, “The All-American Crèche,” The Gallery St. John at Mount Saint John (Dayton, OH). A selection of Nativities from the United States from the Marian Library collection. Hours and days vary; call (937) 320-5405 or visit www.GalleryStJohn.

Through Jan. 25, “At the Manger: And Now the World” exhibit at Roesch Gallery, University of Dayton. All-new display of Nativities from the Marian Library collection highlighting pieces from the Judy and Bob Davis collection. Open during library hours.

Through Jan. 25, “Crèche Creation Contest” exhibit at seventh floor Marian Library Crèche Museum, University of Dayton. NEW! Nativities created by the Dayton-area Catholic and Christian schoolchildren for this year’s first-ever competition. Open during library hours.

Through Jan. 25, “A Global Village” exhibit at seventh floor Marian Library Crèche Museum, University of Dayton. The  first-ever display of a French Provençal village built around 150 large, beautifully clothed Provençal Nativity figures from the estate of the Rev. John P. LaCasse.  Open 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday; 1- 5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday.

Through Jan. 25, “Christmas Between Beauty and Beast” exhibit at seventh floor Marian Library Crèche Museum, University of Dayton. The exhibit,contrasts  Nativities by Hummel, Boehm and Lladró with Expressionist art. Open 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday; 1- 5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday.

Dec. 19, 40 Days for Life Cincinnati Interim Vigil at the Cincinnati Planned Parenthood, 7 pm.

Dec. 20, Annual GCL Hockey Night at Cincinnati Gardens (Norwood, OH), 5:30 pm. Elder vs. La Salle; door prizes, split the pot, concessions. Tickets $2 students and seniors; $3 adults; $6 families.

Dec. 21, Handel’s “Messiah” at Cincinnati Music Hall, 2 pm. Featuring the Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra and May Festival Chorus. Composed for Easter, this famous piece has become a Christmas favorite. For tickets see my.cincinnatisymphony.org

Dec. 23, Candle-lit Eucharistic Adoration and Vespers at St. Anthony parish (Taylor Mill, KY), 5 pm.

Dec. 24, Festival of Carols and Midnight Mass at St. William Church (Price Hill/Cincinnati), 11 pm. For more than 50 years, West Siders have begun their Christmas with the one-hour carol fest. This year, featuring the 30-member St. William choir, accompanied by an ensemble from the Cincinnati Metropolitan Orchestra presenting traditional carols and orchestral and choral selections in the beautifully decorated, historic church. Followed by Midnight Mass celebrated by Fr. Andrew  Umberg. Doors open at 10:30 pm.

Dec. 25, Christmas Day Mass at Every Catholic Church in the World 

Dec. 28, Live Nativity Pageant/Visit of the Three Kings at Krohn Conservatory (Eden Park/Cincinnati), 1:30 pm. Sponsored by the Cincinnati Council of the Knights of Columbus. For information call 513.221.2610.

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Students at The Good Shepherd Catholic Montessori School in Madisonville (OH) thank donors. Cincy Magazine named Principal Dan Teller its Outstanding Principal in its fourth annual issue devoted to area public, private, and parochial schools.

Students at The Good Shepherd Catholic Montessori School in Madisonville (OH) thank donors. Cincy Magazine named Principal Dan Teller its Outstanding Principal in its fourth annual issue devoted to area public, private, and parochial schools.

 JANUARY

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Through Jan. 4th, Creche Display at St. Peter in Chains Cathedral (Cincinnati). Twenty-five creches from around the world, borrowed from the University of Dayton’s colllection, will be on display. Tours available. Hours: noon – 6 pm Sundays; noon – 4 pm Monday-Saturday. For information cal (513) 421-6354.

Jan. 1, World Day of Peace/Solemnity of Mary Mass at St. Peter in Chains Cathedral (Cincinnati), 11 am. Archbishop Dennis Schnurr will celebrate. Commemorating the 48th anniversary of the World Day of Peace, this Mass is sponsored by the Archdiocese of Cincinnati’s Offices of Catholic Social Action, Worship and Mission.

Jan 1, World Day of Peace/Solemnity of Mary Mass at Immaculate Conception Church (Dayton, OH), 10 am. Bishop Joe Binzer will celebrate. Representatives of BE FREE DAYTON, Oasis House, Sisters of the Precious Blood, and the Dayton Police will participate in the opening procession; a family resettled in Dayton from Sudan will bring up the gifts. Sponsored by the Archdiocese of Cincinnati Offices of Catholic Social Work, Worship, and Mission.

Jan. 4, Sung Vespers at The Athenaeum of Ohio/Mount St. Mary’s Seminar of the West, featuring the Athenaeum Chorale, 7 pm. The evening prayer liturgy features psalms, readings, and canticles. Not a performance but a service (participants also sing); much of the music is chant-based. For information see www.athenaeum.edu .

Jan. 8, Christmas/Epiphany Celebration and Unveiling of new Chapel Sanctuary Doors at The Good Shepherd Catholic Montessori (Madeira, OH), 7 pm. Program includes students portraying the Infancy Narratives (the Annunciation, Visitation, Nativity and Adoration of the Magi) and concludes with the unveiling of etched glass doors designed by Catholic artist Nancy-Carolyn Smith that will allow the school to reserve the Blessed Sacrament in their chapel tabernacle. All welcome; for information call (513) 271-4171.

Jan. 8, Holy Hour for Vocations with the Join the Sisters of Children of Mary at the Our Lady of the Holy Spirit Center (Norwood, OH), 8 – 9 pm. A stole wrapped around the monstrance will extend beneath the altar so that adorers can touch it.

Jan. 10, Marriage Ministry Workshop at Ascension Church (Kettering, OH), 8:30 am – 3:15 pm. “We are gathering a group of experts in marriage through parish and organized marriage ministry and/or the lived experience of being married. We will reflect on current trends in marriage, and the Sacramental Ministry Initiative of the Archdiocese of Cincinnati for the purpose of identifying possibilities for ministry that meets the needs of today’s couples, parents and families and supports the goals of the Archdiocese to revitalize the sacrament of marriage.” For information call Colleen Gerke at (513) 421-3131, ext. 2624.

Jan. 10,  Living Rosary for Life  at St. Anthony Parish (Taylor Mill, KY), 6 pm. Follows 5 pm Mass; food and fellowship in the undercroft will follow.  All are welcome to attend this inspiring prayer for the beautiful gift of life, from first spark of life to last breath.

Jan. 11, Annual “An Epiphany Epilogue” concert at St. Mary’s Cathedral Basilica of the Assumption, 3 pm. University of Dayton Brass Quintet ; LeeAnn Kordenbrock, Soprano Soloist; Gregory Schaffer, Synthesizer and Organ. A Cathedral Concert Series event; no fee (donations accepted).

Jan. 11, 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.

Jan. 14-15, Catholic Educators’ Retreat at the Our Lady of the Holy Spirit Center (Norwood, OH), 9 am – 5 pm each day. Sponsored by Regnum Christi and the Legionaries of Christ Presenters include Dr. Jim Rigg, Executive Director of the Archdiocese of Cincinnati Schools Office; Jim Place, educator and High School Hall of Fame football coach; Maria Knuth, Regnum Christi; Fr. John Bullock, LC, campus minister, retreat director, and speaker; and dr. Louise P. (Toni) Moore, St. Remy Initiative Director, Catholic Leadership Project, University of Dayton. This retreat meets the requirement to participate in an “Activity that Witnesses to Personal Growth” for those applying for Basic, General or Advanced Catechist Certification, or it may be used as one of the required “New Skills Since Achieving the Previous Level of Certification” for General or Advanced Certification in the Archdiocese of Cincinnati. Diocese of Covington Teachers must seek prior approval from their principal for the retreat to qualify as flexible in-service/professional development. For religion teachers at the Advanced Level of certification, each day qualifies as six hours of maintenance. Fees: $80 both days or $50 one day (includes breakfast, lunch & materials); $120 overnight accommodations; For information contact Krista Willertz at kristawillertz@foresthills.edu or (513) 722-6324.

Jan. 17, ENCOUNTER Teen Event at The Underground (Springfield Twp., OH), 6:30-10 pm. Speaker:  TBA. This youth event for young people in and around the Archdiocese of Cincinnati features dynamic talks, music, Adoration, food, and fun. Register with your youth group or, if your parish does not have a youth group, click here for information.

Jan. 24, Contagiously Catholic Workshop: Outreach at Savannah Center (West Chester, OH) 9:30 am – 4 pm. Part of the Archdiocese of Cincinnati’s Contagiously Catholic series for parish leaders; parishes encouraged to send groups. Do you love Christ? This workshop will help pastors, parish staff and parishioners build a Catholic community with a thriving culture of witness. For information, click here.

Jan. 25-31, Catholic Schools Week

Jan. 26. Archbishop Dennis Schnurr’s Annual Broadcast to Catholic High Schools, 9:30 am. Archbishop Schnurr will broadcast and answer questions by teleconferencing from Lehman Catholic High School (SIdney, OH).

Jan. 27, Catholic Schools Week Mass (South) at St. Peter in Chains Cathedral (Cincinnati), 10 am. Bishop Joe Binzer will celebrate; procession begins at 9:40 am.

Jan. 28, Catholic Schools Week Mass (North) at Immaculate Conception Church (Dayton, OH), 10 am. Archbishop Dennis Schnurr will celebrate; procession begins at 9:40 am.

Jan. 28, National Day of Appreciation for Catholic Schools; all churches in the country are encouraged to ring their bells at noon in appreciation of Catholic schools.

Jan. 29, “Modern Moral Challenges from Birth to Death” talk by Fr. Michael Seger, Professor of Moral Theology at The Athenaeum of Ohio,  at Our Lord Christ the King parish (Mt. Lookout, OH), 7 pm. An Our Lord Christ the King Speaker Series Event. Fr. Segar will speak about moral challenges related to the beginning and the end of life, including in vitro fertilization (IVF), surrogacy and other artificial reproductive approaches as well as life support, euthanasia and other end of life issues. Reception follows at 8:15.

Jan 31st, California Guitar Trio with guest Tony Levin at St. Xavier Performance Center, 7:30 pm. Known for the showmanship and virtuosity.  A Greater Cincinnati Performing Arts Society 2014-2015 concert; part of your ticket sale goes to the Catholic elementary school of your choice. Tickets $35 in advance, $40 day of the show (general seating), $40 in advance assigned seats. Purchase tickets online here.

 

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Social studies teacher and bagpiper Frank Lowden pipes the McNick freshman class into church for the Mt. Washington/Cincinnati school's first all-school Mass of the year. Click to enlarge.

Social studies teacher and bagpiper Frank Lowden pipes the McNick freshman class into church for the Mt. Washington/Cincinnati school’s first all-school Mass of the year. Click to enlarge.

FEBRUARY

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Feb. 11, The St. Olaf Choir in Concert at St. Peter in Chains Cathedral (Cincinnati), 7:30 pm. Part of the Great Music in a Great Space 20th anniversary season. The premier collegiate a cappella choir in the United States makes its Cincinnati debut. Tickets: $38 in advance, $40 at the door. For information click here.

Feb. 12, “Service is Joy” young adult event at the Centennial Barn (Springfield Twp., OH), 6 – 8:30 pm. Sponosred by a coalition of young adult leaders from Cincinnati-area young adult groups and Theology on Tap programs, the Society of St. Vincent de Paul and OYYAM. Appetizers, craft beer tasting, and representatives of about 20 Cincinnati-area service organizations; inspired by Pope Francis.

Feb. 15, “An Early Music Festival” at St. Peter in Chains Cathedral (Cincinnati), 3 pm. Part of both the Cincinnati Early Music Festival and the Great Music in a Great Space 20th anniversary season, this concert features choral music from the Medieval and Renaissance periods from the Choirs of Saint Peter in Chains Cathedral and Xavier University, and from Collegium Cincinnati. No tickets required. Suggested donation $20.

Feb. 20, 21, Extreme Makeover – Who am I in Christ? at St. Bernadette Catholic Church (Amelia, OH). Presenters include Fr. David Endres. Friday 7 – 9 pm; Saturday  9 am – 3:30 pm (no overnight accommodations). “You are chosen, called, beloved” — Presentation Ministries presents this opportunity to discover how to live in Christ. No fee — give what you can afford. Lunch will be provided to all who preregister. For information see www.PresentationMinistries.com and click on the Discipleship Retreats tab, or call (937) 587-5464  or  (513) 373-2397.

Feb. 21, Contagiously Catholic Workshop: One on One Ministry. Part of the Archdiocese of Cincinnati’s Contagiously Catholic series for parish leaders; parishes encouraged to send groups. For information, email Sean Ater at sater@catholiccincinnati.org.

Feb. 22, Archdiocese of Cincinnati RCIA Rite of Election, St. Peter in Chains Cathedral (Cincinnati) 3:30 pm; Our Lady of the Immaculate Conception, Dayton (OH), 7:30 pm.

Feb. 27, New Hope Center’s “A Night to Remember” Father-Daughter Ball (grades 6-12) at The Marquise Event Center (Wilder, KY), 6-9:30 pm.

Feb. 28, New Hope Center’s “A Night to Remember” Father-Daughter Ball (Kindergarten -grade 5) at The Marquise Event Center (Wilder, KY), 6-9 pm.

Feb. 28th, Cadence in Concert at St. Xavier  Performance Center, 7:30 pm. One of the country’s most popular acapella groups. A Greater Cincinnati Performing Arts Society 2014-2015 concert; part of your ticket sale goes to the Catholic elementary school of your choice. Tickets $35 in advance, $40 day of the show (general seating), $40 in advance assigned seats. Purchase tickets online here.

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Sweetening the School Day: Cookies at Purcell Marian High School.

Sweetening the School Day: Cookies at Purcell Marian High School.

MARCH

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March 3, The Light is On for You: Confession at all parishes in the Archdiocese of Cincinnati, 7 – 9 pm.

 

Mar. 7,  Pilgrimage of Faith Cathedral Trail Lenten Hike. Choice of 5 or 10 mile hike. Individuals and groups welcome. Download the trail flier and map here. Hike at your own pace.

March 8, Musical Celebration of J.S. Bach’s Birthday at  St. Mary’s Cathedral Basilica of the Assumption, 3 pm. Annual event; this year’s 330th birthday concert features Kim Heindel, Concert Organist and will re-create of the historic 1840 Leipzig Mendelssohn Program of Bach organ masterworks. A Cathedral Concert Series event; no fee (donations accepted).

March 8, 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.

March 10, “Dante’s Divine Comedy and the Contemporary Pilgrim’s Lenten Journey.” Paul Contino presents the third annual UC St. Monica-St. George Lecture in Contemporary Catholicism at St. Monica-St. George Church (Clifton/OH), 7-8:30 pm. Co-sponsors include UC’s Departments of English and Comparative Literature, and Romance Languages and Literatures. More information to come.

March 10, “How to Spread the Gospel Without Knocking on Doors” talk by Matt Swaim; host of the Son Rise Morning Show and author, at Our Lord Christ the King parish (Mt. Lookout, OH), 7 pm. An Our Lord Christ the King Speaker Series Event. How can we use the example of Pope Francis to be joyful disciples of Christ that draw more people to full communion with His Church? Learn how to be joyful disciples of Christ and become part of the New Evangelization. Reception follows at 8:15.

Mar. 11, Oscar Cardinal Rodriguez Maradiaga, SDB: “The Vision of Pope Francis for the Church,”  the annual Le Blond Lecture at The Athenaeum of Ohio/Mount St. Mary’s Seminary of the West, 7:30 pm. No fee.

March 15, Sung Vespers at The Athenaeum of Ohio/Mount St. Mary’s Seminar of the West, featuring the Athenaeum Chorale, 7 pm. The evening prayer liturgy features psalms, readings, and canticles. Not a performance but a service (participants also sing); much of the music is chant-based. For information see www.athenaeum.edu .

Mar. 17, ENCOUNTER Teen Event at The Underground (Springfield Twp., OH), 6:30-10 pm. Speaker:  TBA. This youth event for young people in and around the Archdiocese of Cincinnati features dynamic talks, music, Adoration, food, and fun. Register with your youth group or, if your parish does not have a youth group, click here for information.

Mar. 21, Contagiously Catholic Workshop: Small Group Evangelization. Part of the Archdiocese of Cincinnati’s Contagiously Catholic series for parish leaders; parishes encouraged to send groups. For information, email Sean Ater at sater@catholiccincinnati.org.

March 22, Musica Sacra Spring Concert at St. Francis de Sales Church, 4 pm. Selections include Rheinberger: Stabat Mater; Bach: Contata 4; Holslt: Two Psalms. No fee (donations accepted).

Mar. 28,  Pilgrimage of Faith  East Side Trail Lenten Hike (10 miles). Individuals and groups welcome. Download the trail flier and map here. Hike at your own pace.

March 31: Archdiocese of Cincinnati Chrism Mass, St. Peter in Chains Cathedral, 7 pm.

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Photo by Anna Boll Walton; click to enlarge.

Adoration following a youth event at the Cathedral of St. Peter in Chains. Photo by Anna Boll Walton; click to enlarge.

APRIL

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April 1, Ancient Office of Tenebrae at St. Peter in Chains Cathedral (Cincinnati), 7:30 pm. Part Part of the Great Music in a Great Space 20th anniversary season. One of the best-attended events of the year, the Ancient Office of Tenebrae features Gregorian chants and sublime choral music of Holy Week including the Lamentations of Jeremiah and Allegri’s Miserere sung by the Choir of Saint Peter in Chains Cathedral. Come early to find parking. Free to public, no tickets required. Free-will offerings accepted.

April 12, Sung Vespers at The Athenaeum of Ohio/Mount St. Mary’s Seminar of the West, featuring the Athenaeum Chorale, 7 pm. The evening prayer liturgy features psalms, readings, and canticles. Not a performance but a service (participants also sing); much of the music is chant-based. For information see www.athenaeum.edu .

April 14: Steep Canyon Rangers in concert at Martin Marietta Theater at Harrison High School, 7:30 pm. Grammy-winning bluegrass musicians. A Greater Cincinnati Performing Arts Society 2014-2015 concert; part of your ticket sale goes to the Catholic elementary school of your choice. Tickets $35 in advance, $40 day of the show (general seating), $40 in advance assigned seats. Purchase tickets online here.

April 17, Chanticleer in Concert at  St. Peter in Chains Cathedral (Cincinnati), 7:30 pm. Closes the Great Music in a Great Space 20th anniversary season. Hailed by the New Yorker magazine as “The world’s reigning male chorus.” the GRAMMY® Award-winning vocal ensemble Chanticleer returns to the cathedral for an all new a cappella program featuring Chanticleer’s lush signature sound. Tickets $38 in advance, $40 at the door. Click here for information.

April 25, Contagiously Catholic Workshop: Intentional Parish Evangelization. Part of the Archdiocese of Cincinnati’s Contagiously Catholic series for parish leaders; parishes encouraged to send groups. For information, email Sean Ater at sater@catholiccincinnati.org.

April 26, Xavier University Choruses and Orchestra concert at St. Mary’s Cathedral Basilica of the Assumption, 3 pm. Mozart’s Requiem. A Cathedral Concert Series event; no fee (donations accepted).

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Dominican novices studying at St. Gertrude Priory (Madeira, OH) made a visit to Covington's cathedral and Bishop Roger Foys this fall.

Dominican novices studying at St. Gertrude Priory (Madeira, OH) made a visit to Covington’s cathedral and Bishop Roger Foys this fall.

MAY

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May 7, “Finding God in the Stories of Our Lives:  A Pastoral Approach to Evangelization” talk by Fr. Robert Hater, PhD, Professor of Systematic Theology at The Athenaeum of Ohio, at Our Lord Christ the King parish (Mt. Lookout, OH), 7 pm. Fr. Hater will address the New Evangelization and develops the relationship between basic belief and story. Taking his cue from “Jesus the Storyteller,” Fr. Hater show how stories help us better see God’s presence in the family, workplace, and parish and better respond to Jesus as a missionary disciple. Reception follows at 8:15.

May 9th , The Hit Men in Concert at McAuley Performing  Arts Center, 7:30 pm. Made up of stars of mega-hit acts including Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons, Tommy James and the Shondells, and many more; the Hit Men promise to deliver “the soundtrack of your life.” A Greater Cincinnati Performing Arts Society 2014-2015 concert; part of your ticket sale goes to the Catholic elementary school of your choice. Tickets $35 in advance, $40 day of the show (general seating), $40 in advance assigned seats. Purchase tickets online here.

May 10 In memoriam: A Musical Tribute Honoring the Life of Dr. Robert J. Schaffer at St. Mary’s Cathedral Basilica of the Assumption, 3 pm. The closing concert of the 2014-2015 Cathedral Concert Series will feature choral and organ selections by guest artists to honor the late Dr. Robert J. Schaffer, the cathedral basilica’s Organist and Director of Music from 1949-2014. No fee (donations accepted).

May 16, Pilgrimage of Faith West Side Trail Hike. Choice of 10 or 20 mile route. Individuals and groups welcome. Download the trail flier and map here. Hike at your own pace.

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Shannon Wilson (4th from left) with a few of her "Shannanigans." Photo courtesy Notre Dame Academy; click to enlarge.

Shannon Wilson (4th from left) with a few of her “Shannanigans” raising money for cancer research. Photo courtesy Notre Dame Academy; click to enlarge.

JUNE

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June 8-11, LAUDATE: Forming Youth for Music Ministry conference at Bergamo Center, Dayton (OH). More information to come.

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The class of 1954 gathers at XU's fall reunion. Photo courtesy Xavier University; click to enlarge.

The class of 1954 gathers at XU’s fall reunion. Photo courtesy Xavier University; click to enlarge.

JULY

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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 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.

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Fr. Amberg and a participant at the first Man of God men's retreat.

Fr. Amberg and a participant at the first Man of God men’s retreat.

 Looking ahead:

Sept. 5, Pilgrimage of Faith North Trail Hike. Choice of 10 or 20 mile route. Individuals and groups welcome. Download the trail flier and map here. Hike at your own pace.