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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 27, 40 Days for Life Cincinnati Spring Campaign candlelight prayer vigil at the Mt. Auburn Planned Parenthood abortion business, 7-8 pm. Archbishop Dennis Schnurr will lead prayer.

Mar. 27, Ruah Woods Ladies Lenten Luncheon at Kenwood Country Club (Cincinnati), 11:30 am – 2 pm. Speaker Monica Ashour: “It’s a Jungle Out There…Guarding and Guiding Your Family.” Author and Theology of the Body speaker Monica Ashour will address the significance of the family, tips to combat secular ideas overly influencing children, and how the Theology of the Body can breathe fresh life into embattled families. A national speaker for the Theology of the Body Evangelization Team, Inc., (TOBET), Ashour was named one of the top six speakers for youth on the subject by the National Catholic Register. Her works, which include marriage preparation materials and a series of books for childre, have received endorsements from Dr. Janet Smith, Dr. Peter Kreeft, and the US Conference of Catholic Bishops. Tickets $50; call 513-407-8672.

Mar. 27, Taizé “Prayer Around the Cross” at Our Lady of Lourdes Church (Western Hills/Cincinnati), 7 pm. A service of readings, prayer, song and contemplation in the style of the Taize monastic community led by the combined choirs of Our Lady of Lourdes, Saint Jude and Saint Simon Churches. Free.

March 28, Deacon Ordinations at St. Mary’s Cathedral Basilica of the Assumption (Covington), 10 am. Bishop Roger Foys will ordain five men as transitional deacons. All welcome.

March 28, 4th Annual Young Adult Square Dance at St. Maximilian Kolbe parish (Liberty Township, OH), 7 – 11 pm. Benefits Run for the Call. Lve square dance caller Zeke Regula (a crowd favorite) every hour  with a DJ filling in the gaps all night long. Tickets $8 (includes refreshments).

Mar. 28,  Pilgrimage of Faith East Side Trail Lenten Hike. Make a walking pilgrimage right here at home, and see some of the historic churches in our region thanks to Pilgrimage of Faith. The East Side Trail is a Pilgrimage toward the Archdiocese of Cincinnati’s Seminary, The Athenaeum Of Ohio/Mount St. Mary’s Seminary of the West. The 10-mile Pilgrimage is a physical manifestation of the spiritual journey of the men whom God has called to the ordained priesthood. Individuals and groups welcome; hike at your own pace. Download the trail flier and map here.

March 28, Grade 5 Girls Footprints Day Retreat. Sponsored by the Challenge and the Consecrated Women of Regnum Christi. Begins at 9am at  Our Lady of the Holy Spirit Center (5440 Moeller Ave, Norwood, OH) and ends at 5 pm. Games, Skits, Crafts, Sacraments, formative talks and team dynamics, food. $25. For information call Jacquie Lustig at 513 507 3763 (jlustig@regnumchristi.net)

Mar. 28, “A New Dawn for Asteroids,” Thomas More College Bank of Kentucky Observatory Open House. Talk at 8 pm at Steigerwald Hall (inside the Saints Center), sky viewing at 9 pm (weather permitting). No fee; all ages welcome. For information see www.thomasmore.edu/observatory,

Mar. 28, The St John Passion Play at Lockland Christian Church (Lockland, OH), 7 pm. Now in its 98th season; inspired by the Obergammerau Passion Play in Germany, during World War I St. John parishioners vowed to perform it every year  and have done so since 1918. For information see www.StJohnPassionPlay.org.

March 29, Palm Sunday

March 29, Palm Sunday Mass at St. Peter in Chains Cathedral (Cincinnati), 11 am. Bishop Joe Binzer will celebrate.

March 29,  The St John Passion Play at Lockland Christian Church (Lockland, OH), 3 pm. Now in its 98th season; inspired by the Obergammerau Passion Play in Germany, during World War I St. John parishioners vowed to perform it every year  and have done so since 1918. For information see www.StJohnPassionPlay.org.

March 29, Palm Sunday Italian Dinner at Sacred Heart parish in Camp Washington/Cincinnati. Details to come.

March 29, 40 Days for Life Cincinnati Spring Campaign Closing Celebration at the Mt. Auburn Planned Parenthood abortion business, 3 – 4 pm. Speaker: Paula Westwood, Director, Right to Life of Greater Cincinnati.

Mar. 29, 40 Days for Life Dayton Closing Rally at the Stroop Ave. abortion facility, 2 pm. Prayer, fellowship, and a presentation by Mike Spencer of the Life Training Institute.

POSTPONED FROM Mar. 29, Walk a Mile in Her Shoes Event at the University of Dayton. Will be held fall semester.

March 30 – April 1, St. Gertrude Parish Mission, Madiera (OH). Fr. Emmerich Vogt, OP, will speak on Spiritual Healing from 7 – 8 pm. Time for Confession follows. For information see WWW.STGERTRUDE.ORG or call 513-561-5954, X 2101

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

March 31, 10th Annual International Day of Prayer and Remembrance for Terri Schindler Schiavo and all vulnerable people. Details of local observances to come.

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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 2, Holy Thursday Mass at  St. Peter in Chains Cathedral (Cincinnati), 7 pm. Archbishop Dennis Schnurr will celebrate.

April 2, Holy Thursday Mass at St. Mary’s Cathedral Basilica of the Assumption (Covington), 7 pm. Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament follows.

April 2, Adoration at at  Holy Cross-Immaculata Church in Cincinnati/Mt. Adams. 9 pm – 11:59 pm; followed by blessing of the steps at midnight (Good Friday).

April 3, Via Dolorosa with St. Augustine (Minster, OH). Gather on the steps of St. Augustine Church for the one-mile loop through Minster, stopping to reflect at Stations of the Cross set up throughout town. Begins at 10 am; Good Friday Services follow.

April 3, “Praying the Steps” at  Holy Cross-Immaculata Church in Cincinnati/Mt. Adams. Follows Adoration beginning a 9 pm Holy Thursday. Bishop Joe Binzer will bless the steps at one minute after midnight and will begin a tradition more than 155 years old. Confessions will be offered all day at the church and (weather permitting) outside near the steps. All are invited for the Passion of the Lord celebration at 2 pm and 7 pm.

April 3, Pro-Life Way of the Cross at the Women’s Med Center abortion business in Sharonville (OH), 9:15 am. Begins at St. Michael Parish and ends at the abortion building.

April 3, Cross Walk from St. Peter in Chains Cathedral to Holy Cross-Immaculata Church, 10 am. Participants in Holy Week Missions Cincinnati (a project of Regnum Christi combining mission work with an Easter retreat and witness) will meet for Mass at the Cathedral and then walk in groups, carrying large crosses and offering to pray for all they meet, to Holy Cross-Immaculata Church, where they will “pray the steps” and participate in the Celebration of the Passion of Our Lord. All welcome at Mass; look for the Cross Walkers and ask for their prayers.

April 3, Celebration of the Lord’s Passion at St. Mary’s Cathedral Basilica of the Assumption (Covington), 3 pm. Confession available at noon; Way of the Cross begins at 12:30 pm.

April 3, The St John Passion Play at Lockland Christian Church (Lockland, OH), 7 pm. Now in its 98th season; inspired by the Obergammerau Passion Play in Germany, during World War I St. John parishioners vowed to perform it every year  and have done so since 1918. For information see www.StJohnPassionPlay.org.

April 4, Polish Easter Basket Blessing Ceremony at Our Lady of the Holy Spirit Center (Norwood, OH), 2-3 pm. All are welcome to this annual blessing of baskets of food used for the feast of Easter. Polish song, a procession of Polish costume-clad participants, and delicious Polish desserts. Freewill donations accepted. For information contact Krystyna (Bogusia) Krawczyk at polska@polish-american-cincinnati.org.

April 4, Easter Vigil at Every Parish in the World

April 4, Easter Vigil at St. Peter in Chains Cathedral (Cincinnati), 9 pm. Archbishop Dennis Schnurr will celebrate.

April 4, Easter Vigil at St. Mary’s Cathedral Basilica of the Assumption (Covington), 8:30 pm. Confessions offered 3-4 pm.

April 5, Easter Mass at Every Parish in the World

April 5, Easter Sunday Mass at St. Peter in Chains Cathedral (Cincinnati), 11 am. Bishop Joe Binzer will celebrate.

April 5, Easter Sunday Mass at St. Mary’s Cathedral Basilica of the Assumption (Covington), 10 am.

April 9, Monthly Holy Hour for Vocations at the Our Lady of the Holy Spirit Center (Norwood, OH), 8 – 9 pm. Sponsored by the the Children of Mary and the Archdiocese of Cincinnati. All invited.

April 8, Solemnity of the Annunciation Mass and Presentation at Holy Angels Catholic Church (Dayton, OH), 7 pm. Fr. Greg Konerman, a former therapist and family counselor, will celebrate Mass and present a program on “How to strengthen our domestic Church, evangelize our children, and persevere as a Catholic family in a pagan culture.” Light refreshments; no fee. Sponsored by One More Soul. For more information email steve@omsoul.com.

April 10-12, Come and See Weekend with the Sisters of Providence of St. Mary-of-the-Woods (St. Mary-of-the-Woods, IN). Theme: “Rooted in the Charism of Providence” (to coincide with the Congregation’s 175th anniversary celebration). Learn more about living life as a woman religious, about the SPs and foundress, Saint Mother Theodore Guerin at this FREE retreat. For information or reservations, contact Sr. Editha at eben@spsmw.org or call (812) 535-2895.

April 11, Come and See Retreat with the Sisters of Mercy at Regina Hall (Walnut Hills/Cincinnati), 10 am – 4 pm. For single Catholic women ages 18 to 45. For information or to register contact Sr. Sue at sruedy@mercysc.org or (513) 221-3495 by April 6th.

April 11, Project Rachel Day of Reflection for Others Affected by the Trauma of Abortion, Fairfield (OH). Prayer, witness, and a healing service that includes the Sacrament of Reconciliation. Continental breakfast and light lunch provided; no fee. For time and location, or to register, call the confidential hotline at 513.784.0531.

April 12, Coffee and Conversations with the Franciscan Sisters of the Poor at St. Clare Chapel (Hartwell/Wyoming, OH), following 10 am Mass. Celebrate the joyous Easter season, bring your family and friends. For information contact Sr. Jo-Ann at 513-761-9040, x156.

April 12, Divine Mercy Sunday at Queen of Peace Church (Millville/Hamilton, OH), beginning at 2 pm. Exposition of the Blessed Sacrament at 2, rosary 2:30, Hour of Mercy (readings, Divine Mercy Chaplet, and a Eucharistic Procession on the Church grounds) at 3, followed by Benediction. Veneration of the Image of Divine Mercy throughout; numerous opportunities for Confession. All welcome. Call (513) 863-4344 for information.

April 12, Divine Mercy Sunday at Guardian Angels Church (Mt. Washington/Cincinnati), 3 pm. Program includes Exposition of the Blessed Sacrament, readings, Divine Mercy Chaplet and Benediction. For more information call 513-231-7440.

April 12, Divine Mercy Sunday at Our Lady of Victory (Delhi, OH), 2 pm. Chaplet of Divine Mercy; Confession available.

April 12, 6th Annual Elder Family Walk at Elder High School. Family event features food, activities, and a walk through the neighborhood. $10/person, $40/family max. Proceeds benefit Elder HS General Scholarship Fund, the Price Hill Historical Society Museum, and the Holy Family Food Pantry.

April 12, Indiana Chicken Dinner at St. Ann Church (Groesbeck, OH). More information to come.

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 15, “Sweet Guest of the Soul” (Living the presence of God in normal day) Evening of Reflection for Women at the Our Lady of the Holy Spirit Center (Norwood, OH). Begins with Mass at 7 pm, followed by a guided meditation,  opportunity for confession, a talk and of course refreshments and social time. Sponsored by Regnum Christi; no fee.

April 16, “Jesuit Spirituality” Lecture by Fr. Patrick Fairbanks, SJ, at the University of Cincinnati’s Tangeman University Center (TUC), 7 – 8:30 pm. Sponsored by the UC Frassati Society. Final even in the student group’s spring speaker series.

April 17-19, Ignite Youth Discipleship Retreat at Bergamo Conference Center (Dayton, OH). For youth in grades 7 and 8 who have demonstrated leadership. Theme: “The Holy Trinity: Called to Holiness, Community and Service.” Active and engaging learning sessions, faith sharing and witness talks, praye, small group discussions, breakouts and general sessions, Confession, Mass. For information click 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 18, Parrhesia 4.0 featuring John Leyendecker at St. Maximilian Kolbe (Liberty Twp., OH ), 2:30 pm. Not just for young adults anymore, Parrhesia invites all area Catholics to this half-day event. Keynote talk :“Love the Sinner, Hate the Sin – and Other Things Jesus Didn’t Say About Loving Your Neighbor.” Small group discussion after the speaker; panel discussion on hot to get involved in service projects for the New Evangelizaiton; Mass; Adoration; dinner; Happy Hour with Archbishop Dennis Schnurr. Tickets $15; for information click here.

April 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.

April 21,22, “Introduction to Fundraising” Workshop at Interact for Health (Cincinnati). Two-day event sponsord by SC Ministry Foundation. Learn to develop a fundraising plan and teach fundraising skills that leaders and board members can use to raise money. The last half of the second day focuses on working with board members. One board member from each organization may attend this portion of the program for free. Fee: $45non-profits  (market rate $250).  CEUs available. There is a $300 cancellation fee; please plan to attend if you register. For information or to register click here.

April 21, Healing Mass with Fr. Richard McAlear at St. Nicholas Parish (Sunman, IN), 7 pm. A priest of the Oblates of Mary Immaculate, Fr. McAlear will celebrate a healing Mass and lead individual prayer. Praise and worship music begins at 6:30; Confession will be available. for information call (812) 623-2964.

April 22, Healing Service at Our Lady of the Holy Spirit Center, 6:45 – 9 pm, following Rosary and Mass. For more information call 513-351-9800 or see www.olhsc.org

April 22, “Surviving the Teens/Suicide Prevention” Presentation at Immaculate Heart of Mary Parish (Anderson Twp., OH), 7 – 8:30 pm. Presented by Cathy Strunk, MSN, RN, Division of Psychiatry, Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center. Topics will include suicide facts, trend and theories, along with suicide prevention tips for parents. Risk and protective factors will be covered; personal stories will be shared. No fee.

April 23 and 30, Fr. Tim Schehr Two-Part Presentation on the Book of Psalms at Our Lady of Lourdes Church (Western Hills/Cincinnati), 7 pm. No fee.

April 23, Annual Pregnancy Center East Banquet for Life at the Hyatt Regency (Downtown Cincinnati). Keynote speaker: Rebecca Kiessling. Now a family law attorney, Rebecca discovered that she was conceived in rape and is a fierce advocate for pro-life and women’s rights cases. For information or reservations call (513) 321-3100.

April 24-26, Married Couples Retreat at the Jesuit Renewal Center in Milford. Chuck and Kathy Kohn will facilitate; $300. For information click here.

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 25,  Thomas More College Bank of Kentucky Observatory Open House. Talk at 8 pm at Steigerwald Hall (inside the Saints Center), sky viewing at 9 pm (weather permitting). No fee; all ages welcome. Deteails to come; for information see www.thomasmore.edu/observatory

April 25, “Where Will Your Life GPS Take You?” Retreat for Women at St. Maximilian Kolbe parish (Liberty Twp., OH), 9 am – 4:30 pm. For all single women ages 18-40. Begins with Mass (optional) followed by coffee and donuts at 8:30 am; lunch provided by  St. Maximilian Kolbe Vocation Committee. Sponsored by InterCommunity Vocation Ministers. Register by April 19 with bauerosb@yahoo.com.

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).

April 29, Dayton Right to Life Children’s Fun Festival at Holy Family Church (Dayton, OH), 1-3 pm. Carnival games, animals, treats, more. For information call 937-461-3625.

April 30, Part 2 of Fr. Tim Schehr Two-Part Presentation on the Book of Psalms at Our Lady of Lourdes Church (Western Hills/Cincinnati), 7 pm. No fee.

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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 2, Archdiocese of Cincinnati Golden Jubilee Mass at the Cathedral of St. Peter in Chains, 2 pm. Archbishop Schnurr will celebrate.

May 2, Archdiocese of Cincinnati Golden Jubilee Mass at Our Lady of the Immaculate Conception Church (Dayton), 2 pm. Bishop Binzer will celebrate.

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 7, “Living Proof,” Care Net Pregnancy Services Annual Banquet at Receptions (Erlanger, KY), details to come.

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 13, “The Handmade of the Lord” (Mary’s Servant Heart) Evening of Reflection for Women at the Our Lady of the Holy Spirit Center (Norwood, OH). Begins with Mass a 7 pm, followed by a guided meditation,  opportunity for confession, a talk and of course refreshments and social time. Sponsored by Regnum Christi; no fee.

May 14,  Monthly Holy Hour for Vocations at the Our Lady of the Holy Spirit Center (Norwood, OH), 8 – 9 pm. Sponsored by the the Children of Mary and the Archdiocese of Cincinnati. All invited.

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.

May 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.

May 22, Haydn’s “Creation” at Music Hall (Cincinnati), 8 pm. A May Festival 2015 event. For information or reservations call (513) 381-3300.

May 24, May Festival Concert at St. Mary’s Cathedral Basilica of the Assumption (Covington), 8 pm. Annual concert features the May Festival Youth Chorus and the May Festival Chamber Choir. A May Festival 2015 event. For information or reservations call (513) 381-3300.

May 29, Berlioz’s Requiem at at Music Hall (Cincinnati), 8 pm. A May Festival 2015 event. For information or reservations call (513) 381-3300.

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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 7, 10th Annual Cross the Bridge for Life. Details to come.

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

June 11, Monthly Holy Hour for Vocations at the Our Lady of the Holy Spirit Center (Norwood, OH), 8 – 9 pm. Sponsored by the the Children of Mary and the Archdiocese of Cincinnati. All invited.

June 13, Rededication of Rachel Statue at Gate of Heaven Cemetery, 11 am. Bishop Joe Binzer will bless and re-dedicate the cemetery’s copy of “Rachel,” a statue commemorating victims of abortion and their mothers. Donated to the cemetery by a Greater Cincinnati Chapter of the Knights of Columbus in 1998, the statue is one of five copies in our area. Fourth Degree Knights and many pro-life leaders will attend; all welcome.

June 21-25, INSPIRE Summer Camp for Rising 5th to 8th Grade Girls. Sponsored by the Challenge and the Consecrated Women of Regnum Christi. At Potters Ranch, Union KY.  Horse Back Riding, Hiking, Archery, Rock Climbing, Zip Lines, Games, Skits, Night Activities, Sacraments, formative talks and team dynamics, food. $350 discounted price until April 30th. For information call Ally Wheeler at 914 874 9766 (awheeler@regnumchristi.net).

June 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.

Jun 26-27 “Cast Out into the Deep” Vocation Retreat for Young Men Grades 6-8 at the Our Lady of the Holy Spirit Center (Norwood, OH). Meet with men who have various vocations, and the Vocations Director for the Archdiocese of Cincinnati. Mass, Holy Hour Benediction, more. For information email anne@olhsc.org or call (513) 351-9800, ext. 302.

June 28, Elder Alumni “Over 50” Mass and Lunch. Details 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 9, Monthly Holy Hour for Vocations at the Our Lady of the Holy Spirit Center (Norwood, OH), 8 – 9 pm. Sponsored by the the Children of Mary and the Archdiocese of Cincinnati. All invited.

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.

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.

June 24, Healing Service at Our Lady of the Holy Spirit Center, 6:45 – 9 pm, following Rosary and Mass. For more information call 513-351-9800 or see www.olhsc.org

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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.

JULY

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July 22, Healing Service at Our Lady of the Holy Spirit Center, 6:45 – 9 pm, following Rosary and Mass. For more information call 513-351-9800 or see www.olhsc.org

Fr. Kyle Schinppel carries a monstrance through the crowd of young people gathered this month for Encounter Winterfest, one of four quarterly Encounter prayer festivals for youth.

Fr. Kyle Schinppel carries a monstrance through the crowd of young people gathered this month for Encounter Winterfest, one of four quarterly Encounter prayer festivals for youth.

AUGUST

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Aug. 11, Monthly Holy Hour for Vocations at the Our Lady of the Holy Spirit Center (Norwood, OH), 8 – 9 pm. Sponsored by the the Children of Mary and the Archdiocese of Cincinnati. All invited.

Aug. 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.

Aug. 26, Healing Service at Our Lady of the Holy Spirit Center, 6:45 – 9 pm, following Rosary and Mass. For more information call 513-351-9800 or see www.olhsc.org

Cheering section at Covington Latin School.

Cheering section at Covington Latin School.

SEPTEMBER

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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.

Sept. 10, Monthly Holy Hour for Vocations at the Our Lady of the Holy Spirit Center (Norwood, OH), 8 – 9 pm. Sponsored by the the Children of Mary and the Archdiocese of Cincinnati. All invited.

Sept. 20, 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. 22, Viva la Vida Dinner featuring Dr. Ben Carson at UD Arena. Dayton Right to Life’s annual fundraiser will feature the popular conservative speaker and possible presidential candidate. Tickets on sale now through Ticketmaster; tickets for private Dayton RTL reception with Dr. Carson availabe from dinglet@att.net.

Sept. 23, Healing Service at Our Lady of the Holy Spirit Center, 6:45 – 9 pm, following Rosary and Mass. For more information call 513-351-9800 or see www.olhsc.org

You never know who you'll run into: Alter High School students at the March for Life in Washington, DC, with Cincinnati Archbishop Dennis Schnurr.

You never know who you’ll run into: Alter High School students at the March for Life in Washington, DC, with Cincinnati Archbishop Dennis Schnurr.

OCTOBER

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October 2-3, “Blessed Beads” The Humble Power of the Rosary” Conference at the Our Lady of the Holy Spirit Center (Norwood, OH). Rosary making workshops; talks; more. Speakers include Nick Calvillo of Real Men Pray the Rosary, and Gary Michuta, author of Making Sense of Mary.

 Details to come.

Oct. 8, Monthly Holy Hour for Vocations at the Our Lady of the Holy Spirit Center (Norwood, OH), 8 – 9 pm. Sponsored by the the Children of Mary and the Archdiocese of Cincinnati. All invited.

Oct. 17, Ignite Junior High Rally with Steve Angrisano at Moeller High School (Cincinnati). Afternoon and evening rally with the veteran musician, composer and youth minister who has been featured at six World Youth Days, several National Catholic Youth Conferences and countless diocesan youth conventions and Steubenville Conferences. Parent track also scheduled. More information to come.

Oct. 18, 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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Purcell Marian High School students (including, closest: Steven Holley, Ja’meel Mills, Jordan Wright, Madison Coleman) at St. Francis de Sales Church for Mass. Click to enlarge.

Purcell Marian High School students (including, closest: Steven Holley, Ja’meel Mills, Jordan Wright, Madison Coleman) at St. Francis de Sales Church for Mass. Click to enlarge.

NOVEMBER

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Nov. 13, Monthly Holy Hour for Vocations at the Our Lady of the Holy Spirit Center (Norwood, OH), 8 – 9 pm. Sponsored by the the Children of Mary and the Archdiocese of Cincinnati. All invited.

Nov. 15, 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.

Nov. 18, Healing Service at Our Lady of the Holy Spirit Center, 6:45 – 9 pm, following Rosary and Mass. For more information call 513-351-9800 or see www.olhsc.org

Student volunteers at UD pose with young visitors during Christmas on Campus 2014. Photo courtesy the University of Dayton; click to enlarge.

Student volunteers at UD pose with young visitors during Christmas on Campus 2014. Photo courtesy the University of Dayton; click to enlarge.

DECEMBER

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Dec. 10, Monthly Holy Hour for Vocations at the Our Lady of the Holy Spirit Center (Norwood, OH), 8 – 9 pm. Sponsored by the the Children of Mary and the Archdiocese of Cincinnati. All invited.

Dec. 20, 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.

Coming in 2016:

Jan. 31, Closing Mass for the Year of Consecrated Life at the Cathedral of St. Peter in Chains (Cincinnati), 11 am. Archbishop Dennis Schnurr will celebrate.

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