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Sport is only part of the Minor Prophets basketball team's mission: Its main purpose is as a gateway to talk about vocations at area Catholic elementary schools.

Photo courtesy The Atheneaum of Ohio/Mount St. Mary’s Seminary of the West.

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July 25 – 27, Engaged Encounter Weekend at Our Lady of the Holy Spirit Center (Norwood, OH). An intense weekend of marriage preparation presented by a team of two married couples and a priest or deacon. Couples have the wonderful opportunity to dialogue privately without outside distractions about their future married life.  $235 (includes room and meals). Register at www.cincinnatiengagedencounter.org For information call Ashley Altenau at (513) 479-1700 or email her at ashaltenau@yahoo.com.

July 25 – Aug. 2 “When the Trumpet Sounds, Answer the Call!” Annual Presentation Ministries Summer Bible Institute at Xavier University (Cincinnati).One-, two-, three- and four-day sessions on various topics; Guadalupe Bible College; pre-event weekend Bible Retreat; more. Speakers include keynote speaker Martha Fernandez-Sardina; Deacon Ralph Poyo of New Evangelization Ministries in Steubenville (OH); Fr. Rob Jack; Bill Richert; Dan Schneider; Fr. David Endres, more. Masses celebrated by Archbishop Dennis Schnurr; Bishop Joe Binzer; Fr. Chris Clay; more. Pay as you can. Meals and lodging available. For a complete schedule and more information see www.presentationministries.com.

July 26, Fifth Annual TK Hausfeld Ride for Life, distance and family fun bicycle ride benefiting Life Enrichment Center, a Dayton Right to Life Organization. Rides for various skill levels from 6 to 100 miles. After party featuring music by Nick Cardilino. For more information see www.Daytonlife.org.

July 26, Seminarian Ultimate Frisbee Tour  at Wright State University (Dayton, OH) 10 am – 1 pm. Cincinnati seminarians will take on all comers at this event featuring Ultimate Frisbee, prayer, and a picnic. No fee; open to all high school age and older. To register a group, call Wayne Topp at (513) 421-3131, ext. 2891.

 

July 30 – August 1, New Principals Boot Camp at  The Athenaeum of Ohio/Mount St. Mary’s Seminary of the West (Mt. Washington/Cincinnati). All principals are invited to join principals new to the Catholic school system or their positions for workshops and presentations on various topics, including the revised teacher contract. A program by the St. James Project.  Reservations required; email Sherry Gabert at sgabert@catholiccincinnati.org.

July 30 – Aug. 2, 2nd Annual UD2ND Ride for Life. Endurance bicycle ride of more than 200 miles. For information click here.

July 30, Third Annual C.PP.S. Midwest Athletic Conference Mass of Unity at the Spiritual Center of Maria Stein, 7 – 8:30 pm. “The Precious Blood MAC Mass of Unity” is offered for high school athletes, coaches, athletic directors and principals at Minster, Marion Local, and St. Henry schools, where athletic competition is a big part of life but cooperation off the field is vital for the community.

July 30, Thomas More College Summer Seminar Series Lecture by Dr. Monte McGregor at the TMC Biology Field Station on the Ohio River,  7-8 pm. Dr. McGregor of the Kentucky Dept. of Fish & Wildlife Resources will speak on “Conservation of America’s most endangered aquatic species: the highly imperiled freshwater mussels.” For informaiton see www.thomasmore.edu/fieldstation.

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Coach Paul Wittekind (left, class of ’84) and the Junior Varsity and Varsity Underwater Hockey teams at the 2014 Atlantic Coast Championships.

Coach Paul Wittekind (left, class of ’84) and the Junior Varsity and Varsity Underwater Hockey teams at the 2014 Atlantic Coast Championships.

AUGUST

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July 30 – August 1, New Principals Boot Camp at  The Athenaeum of Ohio/Mount St. Mary’s Seminary of the West (Mt. Washington/Cincinnati). All principals are invited to join principals new to the Catholic school system or their positions for workshops and presentations on various topics, including the revised teacher contract. A program by the St. James Project.  Reservations required; email Sherry Gabert at sgabert@catholiccincinnati.org.

July 25 – Aug. 2 “When the Trumpet Sounds, Answer the Call!” Annual Presentation Ministries Summer Bible Institute at Xavier University (Cincinnati).One-, two-, three- and four-day sessions on various topics; Guadalupe Bible College; pre-event weekend Bible Retreat; more. Speakers include keynote speaker Martha Fernandez-Sardina; Deacon Ralph Poyo of New Evangelization Ministries in Steubenville (OH); Fr. Rob Jack; Bill Richert; Dan Schneider; Fr. David Endres, more. Masses celebrated by Archbishop Dennis Schnurr; Bishop Joe Binzer; Fr. Chris Clay; more. Pay as you can. Meals and lodging available. For a complete schedule and more information see www.presentationministries.com.

August 2, 3, DCCH Center for Children and Families Annual Flea Market, Ft. Mitchell, KY. Antiques, Furniture, Collectibles, and more. Volunteers buy and acquire items for this much-anticipated annual sale all year long!  Proceeds benefit children with emotional and mental illnesses. 8 am – 2 pm Saturday; 11 am – 2 pm Sunday. For information see www.dcchcenter.org.

Aug. 2, Seminarian Ultimate Frisbee Tour  at The Athenaeum of Ohio/Mount St Mary’s Seminary of the West (Mt. Washington/Cincinnati) 10 am – 1 pm. Cincinnati seminarians will take on all comers at this event featuring Ultimate Frisbee, prayer, and a picnic. No fee; open to all high school age and older. To register a group, call Wayne Topp at (513) 421-3131, ext. 2891.

Aug. 6, Thomas More College Summer Seminar Series Lecture by Dr. Erik Pilgrim  at the TMC Biology Field Station on the Ohio River,  7-8 pm. Dr. Pilgrim of the EPA will speak on “DNA Barcoding and metagenomics applications for aquatic ecosystems.” For informaiton see www.thomasmore.edu/fieldstation.

Aug. 10, Sanctus 14 at the Spiritual Center of Maria Stein (Maria Stein, OH), 6 pm. Music festival featuring JACOBANDMATTHEW, Ike Ndolo, and Marie Miller. Details to come.

Aug. 15, Simple Profession of Novices at the Dominican Parish of St. Getrude (Madeira, OH). Fourteen young men will make their simple profession at a private ceremony at the St. Gertrude Priory, then join the parish for 11:30 am Mass; all invited.

August 17, 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.

Aug. 21, Pregnancy Center West Annual Banquet at The Woodlands (Cleves, OH), 6 pm. Keynote speaker: Jeanne Monahan, President, March for LIfe Education & Defense Fund. For information call (513) 244-5700.

Aug. 22-Sept. 4, “Unseen” Exhibit at Thomas More College’s Eva G. Farris Art Gallery. Works by Ruth Wartman; opening reception 5 -7 pm Aug. 22; artist lecture Sept. 4 at 1 pm. For information see www.thomasmore.edu/artgallery.

Aug. 24: “Let’s Tailgate” CaSSba 2014, Drees Pavilion, Covington. The annual fundraiser for Catholic Charities of Covington will feature raffles, food, more. More information to come; see www.covingtoncharities.org.

Aug. 24,”The Liturgical Movement: From Pope St. Pius X to Pope Francis, an Evaluation” at The Athenaeum of Ohio/Mount St. Mary’s Seminary of the West (Mt. Washington/Cincinnati), 7 pm. No fee. Fr William Fitzgerald, O. Praem, STL, will present this talk about reform of the liturgy, with a special emphasis on music, on the occasion of the centenary of the death of Pope St. Pius X. Gregorian Chant was to have played a major role in the liturgical reform as envisioned by this pope saint; a renowned scholar, spiritual director, and cantor will explore the past century as it happened. A presentation of the St. James Project, which will stream it live for those who cannot attend. For information email st.jamesproject@athenaeum.edu.

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Bishop Joe Binzer with sixth-graders at St. Vivian School in Finneytown (OH). The sixth grade put on a program on the country in December.

Photo courtesy St. Vivian School (Finneytown, OH).

SEPTEMBER

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Sept. 6, 11th Annual LifeTech Conference at The Mandalay (Dayton, OH). Details to come. To submit an abstract and/or paper, click here.

Sept. 6, Thomas More College Bank of Kentucky Observatory Open House. Talk (topic and speaker to come) 8 pm at Steigerwald Hall (inside the Saints Center); night sky viewing 9 pm. For information see www.thomasmore.edu/observatory

Sept. 13, 14, Tommy Emmanuel in Concert at McAuley High School Performing Arts Center, 7:30 pm. A 2014-2015 Greater Cincinnati Performing Arts Society Series event. A portion of your ticket price goes to the Catholic elementary school of your choice. The world’s greatest guitarist, whose annual Cincinnati shows have sold out each year, will perform TWICE this year! Tickets $40 (reserved) and $30 (general seating). Buy tickets at www.GCPARTS.org.

Sept. 14, Annual Archdiocese of Cincinnati Blue Mass at St. Peter in Chains Cathedral (Cincinnati). People of all faiths are invited to this annual Mass for police officers, firefighters, and public safety workers. Procession and blessing of equipment, 10:45 am; Mass 11 am; reception follows.

Sept. 18, “There’s a Banquet Goin’ On” Ruah Woods Annual Banquet at Xavier University’s Schiff Conference Center, 6 pm. Keynote speaker: Archbishop Joseph Kurtz, DD, President of the US Conference of  Catholic Bishops. Presentation: “Healing Wounds and Warming Hearts,” The Vision of Pope Saint John Paul II and Pope Francis. For information call (513) 407-8672 or see www.ruahwoods.org.

Sept. 21,  Miles Christi Day of Reflection at Divine Mercy Parish (Bellevue, KY). Miles Christi priests lead a half-day of events; come for any or all. Rosary 12:40 pm; Sunday Mass 1 pm; Eucharistic Adoration 2 pm; talks and Confessions 3 pm; fellowship and food 4 pm. For information call Joe Martino at (513) 891-7301.

Sept. 23, Viva la Vita! in Dayton (OH), featuring speaker Lila Rose. Information to come.

Sept 21,  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.

Sept. 24 – Nov. 2 40 Days for Life National Pray Vigil Fall Campaign

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Children at St. James School at a Catholic Schools Week party last year.

Photo courtesy St. James School (White Oak/Cincinnati).

OCTOBER

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Oct. 2, Evening for Life 2014 at the Sharonville Convention Center. Cincinnati Right to Life’s annual banquet will feature composer and pianist Eric Genuis performing his “Concert of Hope.” For information call (513) 728-7870.

Oct. 4, Thomas More College Bank of Kentucky Observatory Open House. Talk (topic and speaker to come) 8 pm at Steigerwald Hall (inside the Saints Center); night sky viewing 9 pm. For information see www.thomasmore.edu/observatory

Oct. 5, National Life Chain 

Oct. 6-7, Summit 2014, Dayton Convention Center. Focusing on the New Evangelization, this gathering for parish leaders (priests, deacons, principals, parish staff, etc.) will develop skills and explore methods and resources to proclaim Christ in the new missionary age. Keynote speaker: Archbishop Rino Fisichella, President of the Pontifical Council for promoting the New Evangelization. Other speakers include author Sherry Weddell and Fr. Frank Donio. More information to come.

Oct. 17 – 20 Worldwide Marriage Encounter Weekend at Our Lady of the Holy Spirit Center in Norwood (OH).  Click here to request information.

Oct. 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.

Oct. 25, Sacred Scripture: The Bible’s Origin, Inspiration and History Conference at Receptions (Erlanger, KY) sponsored by the Diocese of Covington, 9 am – 3 pm. Bishop Roger Foys  welcomes featured presenters Msgr. Christopher Schreck, STD, PhD, rector and president of the Pontifical College Josephinum (Columbus); and Fr.Timothy Schehr, SSL, PhD, professor of Biblical Studies at The Athenaeum of Ohio/Mount St. Mary’s Seminary of the West (Cincinnati). For priests, deacons, religious and lay faithful. Continental breakfast is served from 8-9 am; admission $25. Registration and more information at www.religiouseducation.covingtondiocese.org. For more information email,cathechesis@covdio.org, or call (859) 392-1500.

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Beginning the 125th anniversary celebration early: St. Henry parishioners, students, and staff in their anniversary t-shirts.

Beginning the 125th anniversary celebration early: St. Henry parishioners, students, and staff in their anniversary t-shirts.

 

NOVEMBER

 

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Nov. 1, Thomas More College Bank of Kentucky Observatory Open House. Talk (topic and speaker to come) 8 pm at Steigerwald Hall (inside the Saints Center); night sky viewing 9 pm. For information see www.thomasmore.edu/observatory

 

Nov. 2, 40 Days for Life National Prayer Vigil Ends

Nov. 7-9, Engaged Encounter Weekend at Our Lady of the Holy Spirit Center (Norwood, OH). An intense weekend of marriage preparation presented by a team of two married couples and a priest or deacon. Couples have the wonderful opportunity to dialogue privately without outside distractions about their future married life.  $235 (includes room and meals). Register at www.cincinnatiengagedencounter.org For information call Ashley Altenau at (513) 479-1700 or email her at ashaltenau@yahoo.com.

Nov 16,  Miles Christi Day of Reflection at Divine Mercy Parish (Bellevue, KY). Miles Christi priests lead a half-day of events; come for any or all. Rosary 12:40 pm; Sunday Mass 1 pm; Eucharistic Adoration 2 pm; talks and Confessions 3 pm; fellowship and food 4 pm. For information call Joe Martino at (513) 891-7301.

Nov. 16,  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.

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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.

DECEMBER

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Dec. 6, Thomas More College Bank of Kentucky Observatory Open House. Talk (topic and speaker to come) 8 pm at Steigerwald Hall (inside the Saints Center); night sky viewing 9 pm. For information see www.thomasmore.edu/observatory

 JANUARY

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FEBRUARY

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MARCH

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