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Pep Rally at McAuley High School (College Hill/Cincinnati) on Mercy Day, a holiday celebrated by all schools associated with the Sisters of Mercy.

Pep Rally at McAuley High School (College Hill/Cincinnati) on Mercy Day, a holiday celebrated by all schools associated with the Sisters of Mercy.

MAY

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Through May 31, “The Fairest of All: Rediscovering Mary.” Paintings by Jan Oliver-Schultz at the University of Dayton (OH) Roesch Library. Exhibit is located on the building’s seventh floor, tours for groups available. For information on exhibits, hours, directions, and parking, see udayton.edu/imri/marian-library/about-us.php.

 

May 3, Fr. Paul Mueller Talk at The Mellow Mushroom (Hyde Park/Cincinnati). A Theology on Tap Cincinnati event. Theology on Tap is a speaker series held at a pub or other casual setting for adults in their 20s and 30s. For information see the TOTCincinnati Facebook page.

May 3, Week Four of the Solemn Novena of St. Anthony at the National Shrine of St. Anthony (Mt. Airy/Cincinnati, 2:30 (Novena prayers) and 7 (Mass and Novena prayers) pm. For information see stanthony.org.

May 5, Talk by Spencer Hargedon at Oregon Express (Dayton, OH), 7 pm. A Dayton Theology on Tap event. Social time before and after 7:30 pm talk. Theology on Tap is a speaker series held at a pub or other casual setting for adults in their 20s and 30s. For information see the Dayton Theology on a Tap Facebook page.

May 4, Our Lady: Getting to Know Our Patron Talk at Notre Dame Academy (Park Hills, KY), 7 pm. All invited to a talk on the Blessed Mother by art historian Dr. Ceil Dorger. Part of the school’s Empowered and Enlightened Series. No fee; click here to register.

May 5, CareNet Pregnancy Services of Northern Kentucky Annual Banquet at Receptions Hall (Erlanger, KY), 5:30 reception; 6:30 dinner and program. Keynote speaker: Abby Johnson; MC WKRC-TV’s Sheila Gray; music by Velvet Soul. No fee (a donation request will be extended); business attire appropriate. RSVP to jackiek@carenetnky.org by Friday, April 29th.

May 6, May Crowning at Our Lady of the Holy Spirit Center (Norwood, OH), 7:25 pm. Does your parish celebrate this once-popular Catholic custom — placing a crown of flowers on a statue of the Virgin Mary, who is especially honored in May? If not, join people from around the region at Our Lady of the Holy Spirit Center for evening Mass and May Crowning.

May 7, First Saturday Morning Mass and Talk, with Marian Procession at  Our Lady of the Holy Spirit Center (Norwood, OH), 9:30 pm (Rosary: 9 am). Pat Ashcraft will speak on Our Lady of Fatima. Optional Consecration to Our Lady of Fatima with procession follows Mass. Celebrating the 100th Anniversary of the Fatima Angel of Peace apparitions and the 20th Anniversary of the the First Saturday Group; All welcome.

May 7, “The James Webb Space Telescope: A Deeper View Into Our Universe and its Origins” Astronomy Lecture and Observatory Open House  at the Thomas More College BB&T Observatory (Crestview Hills, KY), 8 pm. Night sky viewing from the Observatory follows lecture  (weather permitting). No fee; all ages welcome. For information see the observatory’s Facebook page: facebook.com/TMCObservatory

May 8. Mother’s Day Pancake Breakfast at St. William Church (Price Hill/Cincinnati), after 9 am Mass. Fundraiser to raise money for the St. William School Special Needs Program to visit Lovesome Stables for equine therapy.

May 8, Jericho Walk at Kettering (OH) Abortion Business, 2 pm. Sponsored by 40 Days for LIfe-Dayton. Join in the fifth of seven processions around the late-term abortion business and pray for the walls to come down. For information click here.

May 9-14, Discernment and Service Week with the Dominican Sisters of Peace (Columbus). Feeling blessed? Share your joy and gratitude with others! Single Catholic women age of 18 – 45 who are discerning a possible call to religious life or lay ministry invited to a mission experience including prayer, ministry, community, and fun! Participants will live together in and go out each day on mission to: an ecology farm, local soup kitchen, or other service agencies. Space is limited. Room and board provided, some travel funds to Columbus are available on a need basis. Visit oppeaace.org to register. For information contact Sr. Pat Dual, OP, by phone or text at 614.216.7688.

May 10, Week Five of the Solemn Novena of St. Anthony at the National Shrine of St. Anthony (Mt. Airy/Cincinnati, 2:30 (Novena prayers) and 7 (Mass and Novena prayers) pm. For information see stanthony.org.

May 10, Fr.Anthony Brausch Talk at The Mellow Mushroom (Hyde Park/Cincinnati). A Theology on Tap Cincinnati event. Theology on Tap is a speaker series held at a pub or other casual setting for adults in their 20s and 30s. For information see the TOTCincinnati Facebook page.

May 11, Renewal Retreat for Youth Ministers at The Athenaeum of Ohio (Mt. Washington/Cincinnati) 11 am – 2:30 pm. All who work in youth ministry are invited to this half-day retreat featuring lectio, Mass, lunch/fellowship, and Adoration. Fr. John Bullock, LC, will lead. No fee. Reservations due by May 4 to Kristen (ymassistant@stgertrude.org).

May 11, Sacred Heart Radio 15th Anniversary Banquet at the Sharonville Convention Center (Sharonville, OH). Keynote speaker: Raymond, Cardinal Burke. Seating limited to 500. For reservations call (513) 731-7740, or reserve online at www.sacredheartradio.com.

May 12, “Creation Narratives” Talk by Fr. Jim Riehle at Oregon Express (Dayton, OH), 7 pm. A Dayton Theology on Tap event. Social time before and after 7:30 pm talk. Theology on Tap is a speaker series held at a pub or other casual setting for adults in their 20s and 30s. For information see the Dayton Theology on a Tap Facebook page.

May 12, CHOSEN: Monthly Holy Hour for Vocations at the Our Lady of the Holy Spirit Center (Norwood, OH), 8 pm. Music and prayer for those discerning a vocation or praying for vocations. Sponsored by the Archdiocesan Vocation Office and Children of Mary.

May 12, “Slavery by Another Name” Showing at Our Lady of Grace Church (Dayton, OH), 6 pm. Documentary followed by dinner and discussion; sponsored by the Weavers of Justice Anti-Racism and Discrimination Task Force.

May 13, “Empowering Mercy” Beacon of Hope Breakfast for Business Owners at Union Terminal (Cincinnati), 7:30-9 am. Area CEOs and business owners are invited to hear how Cincinnati companies are finding great success by hiring “Second Chance Citizens” – former prisoners who have paid the price for their mistakes and are eager to turn their lives around and prove themselves. Program will include personal testimony, business strategy, and inspiration. Give someone a second chance without taking a chance on your business. Sponsored by the Archdiocese of Cincinati, Xavier Univeristy, Lawn Life, and Nehemiah Manufacturing. Part of “Outpouring,” an ecumenical weekend celebration. For information see BeaconofHope.org.

May 13, Mass for the Feast of Our Lady of Fatima and May Crowning at St. Mary’s Cathedral Basilica of the Assumption (Covington), 7 pm. Celebrate the 99th Anniversary of Our Lady’s feast and the 99th anniversary of her first appearance to the children at Fatima. All welcome.

May 14, Go Cincinnati Day of Service. Churches from throughout the area will participate in this annual one-day event bringing thousands of volunteers to work on hundreds of service projects. Part of “Outpouring,” an ecumenical weekend celebration Pentecost. The Archdiocese of Cincinnati is a church partner. For information go to gocincinnati.net or call the Catholic Social Action Office at 513.421.3131×2660.

May 14, The Orchestra in Concert at Mount St. Joseph University (Delhi/Cincinnati), 7:30 pm. A Greater Cincinnati Performing Arts Society Concert; a portion of every ticket sale goes to Catholic elementary education. Former members of Electric Light Orchestra and ELO Part II. Electric Light Orchestra (ELO) began when three members of the Birmingham, England band The Move created ELO as a side project in 1970. They envisioned a hybrid rock/orchestral group with a sound that picked up where The Beatles had left off on songs like “I Am The Walrus.” Under their new name since 2000, The Orchestra has played to sold-out houses around the world. $45 General Admission/$55 Assigned Seating. General Admission/$45 Assigned Seating. For information see www.gcparts.org.

May 15, 11th Anniversary Rosary Rally at Elder High School, 1:30 pm. Outdoor living rosary in “The Pit” (Elder’s sunken stadium – rain site, the school’s gym). Begins with procession and Benediction; followed by worship sons and prayers, 60-ft. helium-filled balloon rosary, more. Local priests will lead prayer. Nearly 2000 people attend each year.  For information call Guy Langenbrunner at (513) 763-0613 or Roger Glandorf at (513) 251-7729.  

May 15, Pentecost Reflection on Saint Pope John XXIII’s Inspiration for Vatican Council II and His Prayer for a ‘New Pentecost’ at Roncalli Chapel, Bergamo Center (Dayton, OH), 3-4 pm. A Year of Mercy Event. No fee (free will offering accepted).to register call  426-2363.

May 15, Jericho Walk at Kettering (OH) Abortion Business, 2 pm. Sponsored by 40 Days for LIfe-Dayton. Join in the sixth of seven processions around the late-term abortion business and pray for the walls to come down. For information click here.

May 17, Week Six of the Solemn Novena of St. Anthony at the National Shrine of St. Anthony (Mt. Airy/Cincinnati, 2:30 (Novena prayers) and 7 (Mass and Novena prayers) pm. For information see stanthony.org.

May 20, “Mozart Mass” Concert at Music Hall. All-Mozart evening featuring Ave verum corpus (K. 618 and Exsultate jubilate (K. 165), ending with the Mass in C Minor (K 427) “The Great.” A 2016 May Festival event; for ticket prices and information go to mayfestival.com.

May 20-22, Congregation of the Holy Cross College Graduate Discernment Retreat at Moreau Seminary at the University of Notre Dame. For information contact the Office of Vocations at  574-631-6385 or vocation@holycrossusa.org.

May 21, Priestly Ordinations at Cathedral of St. Peter in Chains, 11 am. Archbishop Dennis Schnurr will ordain seven men to the priesthood for the Archdiocese of Cincinnati.

May 21, Our Lady of Lavang Vietnamese Community May Day Celebration at 314 Township Ave. (Cincinnati), 5 pm. Procession Mass, food, fellowship.

May 21, Divine Comedy Contemplative Retreat I at the Mary, Mother of Mercy Chapel, Bergamo Center (Dayton, OH), 9 am – 3 pm. A general introduction to the poetic masterpiece of Dante Alighieri as a journey of spiritual transformation in the context of the current Jubilee of Mercy, during which Pope Francis has invited the faithful to prayerfully read the Divine Comedy. Fee: $25 commute (includes meal). Click link for Online Registration.

May 22, Jericho Walk at Kettering (OH) Abortion Business, 2 pm. Sponsored by 40 Days for LIfe-Dayton. Join in the seventh and last of seven weekly processions around the late-term abortion business and pray for the walls to come down. Procession will walk around the business seven times. Bring horns, harmonicas, drums, tamborines, and other instruments for the end of the event.  For information click here.

May 22, “Everyday Prayer for Busy People” Talk by Jeanne Hunt at St. Xavier Church (Cincinnati), 6:30 pm. Part of the St. Xavier parish speaker series. Mass at 5 pm, followed by potluck supper — come for all or just the talk. RSVP to DRoden@stxchurch.org.

May 22, May Festival “Basilica Concert” at St. Mary’s Cathedral Basilica of the Assumption (Covington), 8 pm. Commissioned works by Julia Adolphe and Alvin Singleton. General admission: $40. A 2016 May Festival event; for information go to mayfestival.com.

May 24, Week Eight of the Solemn Novena of St. Anthony at the National Shrine of St. Anthony (Mt. Airy/Cincinnati, 2:30 (Novena prayers) and 7 (Mass and Novena prayers) pm. For information see stanthony.org.

May 27, Dvorak’s Stabat Mater at Music Hall. A rarely performed masterpiece brings the audience from grief to hope with Mary, from the foot of the cross to the resurrection. A 2016 May Festival event; for ticket prices and information go to mayfestival.com.

May 28, Mendelssohn’s “Elijah,” 8 pm. Telling the story of  Elijah from his calling as a prophet to his ascension into Heaven in a flaming chariot; one of the May Festivals best-loved concerts returns. A 2016 May Festival event; for ticket prices and information go to mayfestival.com.

May 30th, Annual Memorial Day Service at Baltimore Pike Cemetery (North Fairmount/Cincinnati), 10 am. See the cemetery’s new World War I and World War II memorials and remember the fallen, especially those laid to rest in the last year.

May 31, Evening of Recollection on the Feast of the Visitation at Mary, Mother of Mercy Chapel, Bergamo Center (Dayton, OH), 7 – 9 pm. No fee; free will offering accepted. Call 426-2363 to register.

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covcath food

Food drive at Covington Catholic High School.

JUNE

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June 3, Mass for the Solemnity of the Sacred Heart of Jesus at the Our Lady of the Holy Spirit Center (Norwood, OH), noon. Bishop Joe Binzer will celebrate. Sponsored by Sacred Heart Radio and the Men of the Sacred Hearts; reception follows. All welcome.

June 4,  “A Call To Battle” Outdoor Marian Family Conference at the Boone County Fairgrounds (Burlington, KY) 8 am – 4 pm. Sponsored by the Covington Diocese World Apostolate of Fatima Division. Featuring speakers (Fr. Billl Appel, USCM; Fr. Elias Mary Mills, FFI; Fr. Paul Berscheid; deacon Dave Profitt) a Rosary walk, and a Fatima exhibit with live sheep. The day will begin with 8 am Mass at Immaculate Heart of Mary Church (Burlington) for the feast of the Immaculate Heart of Mary; attendees will process to the conference site with the Pilgrim Statue of Our Lady of Fatima. Bring a picnic lunch. Previously announced hot air balloon rosary has been postponed due to air traffic. Tickets $25 adults, $10 students. Free for seminarians, religious, clergy, and children 8 and younger. Scholarships are available. To register, visit CovDioBlueArmy.com.

June 5, 11th Annual Cross the Bridge for Life, 2 pm. Sponsored by a coalition of Northern Kentucky and Ohio pro-life groups, this family friendly celebration of life includes a peaceful walk from the Newport Festival Grounds across the Puple People Bridge and back. Live music by Easter Rising, face painting, food, more. For information, visit CrossTheBridgeForLife.com.

June 5, Holy Hour for Vocations to the Priesthood at The Athenaeum of Ohio/Mount St. Mary’s Seminary of the West (Mt. Washington/CIncinnati), 5 pm. Pray for vocations in the seminary’s beautiful Chapel of St. Gregory the Great. All welcome. What can YOU do to promote the priesthood? Pray! For information call 513.231.2223 or see www.athenaeum.edu.

June 9 – 12, Diocese of Covington Women’s Vocation Retreat at St. Anne’s Retreat Center (Melbourne, KY). Women ages 18-28 discerning a vocation to religious life are invited to this free retreat. Activities will include prayer (Holy Sacrifice of the Mass, Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament, Liturgy of the Hours, Rosary, periods of silence, and Confession), talks from religious sisters about vocation discernment and their communities, recreation, discussions, and meals. Is God calling you to this way of life? For information  859.392.1500 or visit CovDio.org/vocations.

June 9, CHOSEN: Monthly Holy Hour for Vocations at the Our Lady of the Holy Spirit Center (Norwood, OH), 8 pm. Music and prayer for those discerning a vocation or praying for vocations. Sponsored by the Archdiocesan Vocation Office and Children of Mary.

June 12, A Taste of Lebanon Mediterranean Food Festival at St. Anthoy of Padua (Walnut Hills/CIncinnati), 12 – 8 pm. Cincinnati’s Maronite parish invites all to a celebration of Lebanese food, music and dance. Vendors, raffles, games. For information see the staparish.org or the parish Facebook page.

June 13-16, LAUDATE! Annual Music Workshop/Retreat for Teens at Bergamo Retreat Center (Dayton, OH). Four-day, three-night workshop featuring sessions in voice and other instruments used in liturgy. More information to come.

June 13 -July 23, “The Life of Mary in Image and Word” at the University of Dayton (OH) Roesch Library. Various artists and art forms interpret scenes from Mary’s life. Exhibit is located on the building’s seventh floor, tours for groups available. For information on exhibits, hours, directions, and parking, see udayton.edu/imri/marian-library/about-us.php.

June 20-23,N.E.T. Ohio Discipleship Week at 3:00 PM The Spiritual Center of Maria Stein (Maria Stein). D-Week is a four-day retreat for Catholic teens ages 13-18, designed to ignite (or re-ignite) faith by experiencing the love, mercy and power of God. $195. Click here for information or to register.

June 23, 23, IHM Homeschool Conference Dayton at St. Peter Church (Dayton, OH). Regional and national speakers, vendor room, workshops. No fee; all welcome for all talks (attendees do not have to be homeschoolers). Friday noon – 6 pm, Saturday 9:30 am – 3:30 pm. Speaker schedule to come. All attendees receive a copy of Planting the Seeds of Faith! By previous conference speakers including Joseph Pearce, Msgr. Charles Pope, and others. For information go to IHMConference.org.

June 26 – July 1, Rooted in the Vine Retreat for High School Youth at the Society of St. Vincent de Paul – Cincinnati Headquarters. Focused on social justice issues; a collaboration of the SVdP-Cincinnati and the Archdiocese of Cincinnati’s Catholic Social Action Office and Office of Youth and Young Adult Ministries. Six–day retreat experience full of fun and eye-opening opportunities that will challenge youth to see from others’ perspectives and grow in love of God and neighbor. More information to come.

June 22-23, Discipleship Week (D-Week) at the Spiritual Center of Maria Stein (Maria Stein, OH). A four-day summer retreat led by faith-filled, energized group of NET Ministries team members and other outstanding leaders, musicians, and speakers. D-Week will inspire, equip, and challenge your youth to live a dynamic, Spirit-filled Catholic life as young apostles. Registration $195.Register online at www.netusa.org/dweek; for more information contact Catherine Lopez at (513) 381-1179 or Cincinnati@netusa.org.

June 14, Diocese of Covington Regional Pro-life Mass at St. Patrick Church (Maysville), 7 pm. A Door of Mercy site for the Jubilee Year of Mercy. All welcome.

June 21 – July 4, National Fortnight for Freedom

June 25-26, Divine Comedy Contemplative Retreat II at Bergamo Center (Dayton). Two-day retreat will provide a fuller experience of the depths of the three canticles that comprise the Divine Comedy (the Inferno, Purgatorio, and Paradiso). Dante’s hope was to lead the readers to a greater understanding of their place in the universe and prepare them for the next life. This retreat experience is intended to be accessible to people from all backgrounds; no previous knowledge of the Divine Comedy is necessary. The retreat guide will be Anthony Franchina who has an M.A. in Italian language and literature. Meals provided. Overnight accommodation at Bergamo available.Tickets $50 commute, $125 lodging and meals.  Online Registration here.

June 25, Annual Little Sisters of the Poor Spaghetti Dinner at the St. Paul Home (Clifton), 4- 7 pm (carryout begins at 2 pm). Enjoy Sr. Mary Imelda’s famous spaghetti sauce and help support the Little Sisters. For information see LittleSistersOfThePoorCincinnati.org.

June 26, Judy Landreiu Klein Talk on Death and the Afterlife at Our Lady of the Holy Spirit Center (Norwood, OH). Talk one of the Our Lady of Light “Year of the Family” Speaker Series. A speaker, author, Ave Maria Radio host, and theologian, Judy will speak about her late husband’s near-death experience and conversion following a heart attack (recounted in the book Miracle Man). $20 for the talk or $35 in a package with the March 20th talk. For information or reservations call 513-351-MARY or see ourladyoflight.org.

June 30-July 1, Visit by Melkite Patriarch His Beatitude Mar Beshara Peter Rai to St. Anthony of Padua Melkite Church (Walnute Hills) and Archdiocesan Conference on Christians in the Middle East at the Church of the Annunciation (Clifton). The Patriarch will arrive at St. Anthony Friday. The Saturday morning conference, “One Church of Mercy,” will promote awareness of Eastern Catholics to Americans and educate all on religious freedom for all in the Middle East. More information to come.

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With basketball season in full swing, the team takes a moment for fellowship at Covington Catholic High School.

With basketball season in full swing, the team takes a moment for fellowship at Covington Catholic High School. Photo by Bob Jackson.

JULY

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June 21 – July 4, National Fortnight for Freedom

July 3, Holy Hour for Vocations to the Priesthood at The Athenaeum of Ohio/Mount St. Mary’s Seminary of the West (Mt. Washington/CIncinnati), 5 pm. Pray for vocations in the seminary’s beautiful Chapel of St. Gregory the Great. All welcome. What can YOU do to promote the priesthood? Pray! For information call 513.231.2223 or see www.athenaeum.edu.

July 5 – 12, Traveling Our Lady of Fatima Replica Statue in Cincinnati. 100th Anniversary of Apparitions at Fatima “100 Years, 100 Dioceses” US National Tour, Sponsored by the World Army of Fatima. Dates and parishes to come.

July 14, CHOSEN: Monthly Holy Hour for Vocations at the Our Lady of the Holy Spirit Center (Norwood, OH), 8 pm. Music and prayer for those discerning a vocation or praying for vocations. Sponsored by the Archdiocesan Vocation Office and Children of Mary.

July 17 – 20, “Deacons: Building Bridges to the Kingdom of God,” the NDICE 2016 Conference at Xavier University (Cincinnati). Permanent Deacons from around the country will converge for their annual conference. Register online at www.ndice.net

July 20-24, Abide: Forming Missionary Disciples Teen Retreat at Mount St. Joseph University (Delhi/Cincinnati). Targeting teens who have heard the Gospel and responded, Abide is designed to meet the need for initiatory catechesis in our youth as put forward by St. John Paul II in Catechesi Tradendae, “the definitive aim of catechesis is to put people not only in touch but in communion, in intimacy, with Jesus Christ.” Abide also roots and equips them for the great commission imparted by Christ to every Christian, to “go therefore, and make disciples. For information see abidecinci.com.

July 22 – 27, Contemplative Retreat at the Jesuit Spiritual Center at Milford (Milford, OH). For many years, Hans Koenen, SJ, and Truus Sijm, OP, led a contemplative retreat at the Center; a new team follows in their footsteps using their format. Leaders: Wanda Wetli, CSJ; Walter Brueggemann; Al Bischoff, SJ, and Dan Roche. Sr. Wanda will teach Tai Chi Chih. Walter will share insights from his book Sabbath as Resistance. Fr. Al will preside at liturgies. And Dan will coordinate the meditation periods along with instructions on the practice. $375 (includes 5-night stay and meals). For information call 513.248.3500 or email awinegardner@jesuitspiritualcenter.com.  

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Young people on a Good Friday "home mission" as part of a program run by Regnum Christi eat lunch at the feet of crosses they carried through the city and up the steps of Holy Cross-Immaculata Church (Mt. Adams/Cincinnati). Each colored square carries a prayer from someone they met on the walk.

Young people on a Good Friday “home mission” as part of a program run by Regnum Christi eat lunch at the feet of crosses they carried through the city and up the steps of Holy Cross-Immaculata Church (Mt. Adams/Cincinnati). Each colored square carries a prayer from someone they met on the walk. Photo by The Catholic Beat.

AUGUST

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August 6, Youth Rally at the Transfiguration Center for  Spiritual Renewal (West Milton/Ludlow Falls, OH). Kkeynote speaker, dinner, outdoor mass, Exposition and Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament, a concert, and fellowship — an exciting, fun-filled, deeply Catholic experience for teens. Sponsored by Transfiguration parish; more information to come.

August 7, Holy Hour for Vocations to the Priesthood at The Athenaeum of Ohio/Mount St. Mary’s Seminary of the West (Mt. Washington/CIncinnati), 5 pm. Pray for vocations in the seminary’s beautiful Chapel of St. Gregory the Great. All welcome. What can YOU do to promote the priesthood? Pray! For information call 513.231.2223 or see www.athenaeum.edu.

Aug. 8 – Nov. 13, “Hans Frederich Grohs: Artist and Mystic” at the University of Dayton (OH) Roesch Library. Work by a leading representative of the second generation of German Expressionism, known for his Christian-themed woodcuts and watercolors. Exhibit is located on the building’s seventh floor, tours for groups available. For information on exhibits, hours, directions, and parking, see udayton.edu/imri/marian-library/about-us.php.

Aug. 6-14, “Justice: The First and Necessary Step to Mercy” Eagle Eye Greater Ohio Young Adult Summer Institute at Red River Gorge (KY) and Our Lady of the Holy Spirit Center (Norwood, OH). Join the Brothers and Sisters of St. John and other Catholic young adults in an 8-day quest for the truth. Daily Mass, Adoration and prayer, theological and philosophical classes, camping and hiking at Red River Gorge, recreation, friendship, more. First two days at the Gorge. Ages 18-35; registeration $320. For information contact Regina Ramsey at 513.515.9928 or ramseyregina@gmail.com;  to register online go to www.eagleeyeministries.org/ohio-eesi

August 11, CHOSEN: Monthly Holy Hour for Vocations at the Our Lady of the Holy Spirit Center (Norwood, OH), 8 pm. Music and prayer for those discerning a vocation or praying for vocations. Sponsored by the Archdiocesan Vocation Office and Children of Mary.

Aug. 27, Archdiocese of Cincinnati Golden Jubilee Anniversary Mass at the Cathedral of St. Peter in Chains, 4:30 pm. All couples celebrating 50th anniversaries invited.

Aug. 27, Archdiocese of Cincinnati (North) Golden Jubilee Anniversary Mass at Our Lady of the Immaculate Conception Church (Dayton), 4:30 pm. All couples celebrating 50th anniversaries invited.

Aug. 31 – Sept. 1, Annual Days of Prayer and Mercy at Our Lady of the Holy Spirit Center (Norwood, OH). Sponsored by the Our Lady of Light Foundation. More information to come.

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Sept. 30 – Oct. 2, Worldwide Marriage Encounter Weekend at Our Lady of the Holy Spirit Center (Norwood, OH). A gift for any married couple, a Worldwide Marriage Encounter weekend will enhance communications, renew commitment and rekindle romance. Don’t wait to invest in your marriage! For more information, contact Tom & Ginny Segbers at tsegbers@gmail.com.

Oct. 29, Catholic Revival Rally at St. Xavier University’s Cintas Center, 9 am – 3 pm. Speakers to include John Michael Talbot, Curtis Martin, Father Larry Richards and Jeff Cavins. More information to come.

Nov. 5, CHOSEN Junior High School Evangelization Event and Prayer Festival at Roger Bacon High School (St. Bernard, OH). Featuring Catholic speaking duo Popple. Saturday evening event just for 6-8th graders; includes food, music, prayer, and engaging presentations/discussions to help  young people better understand what it means to be called by Jesus as a disciple today. Also includes a concurrent session just for parents. More information to come.

Nov. 12, Service/Immersion Trip Summit (location to be determined). For Archdiocese of Cincinnati parish and school staff and volunteers who plan or lead immersion/service trips with youth; high school and college campus ministers; service coordinators; parish twinning leaders and other trip planners: Program will share the most current information from Archdiocesan directors of Risk Management, Mission, Youth and Young Adult Ministry, and Finance on practical issues; best and worst practices. More information to come.

Nov. 13, Solemn Vespers and Closing of the Door of Mercy at St. Mary’s Cathedral Basilica of the Assumption (Covington), 3 pm. Bishop Foys will celebrate.

Nov. 19 – Jan. 21, 2017, “At the Manger: World Nativity Traditions” at the University of Dayton (OH) Roesch Library.Annual exhibit of hundreds of Nativities. Exhibit is located on the building’s seventh floor, tours for groups available. For information on exhibits, hours, directions, and parking, see udayton.edu/imri/marian-library/about-us.php.

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St. Anthony's pastor. Fr. George Hajj, with Fr. Benedict O'Cinnsealaigh, Rector of Mount St. Mary's Seminary of the West. Fr. O'Cinnsealaigh and several seminarians participated in the Divine Liturgy.

St. Anthony of Padua Maronite Church pastor. Fr. George Hajj, with Fr. Benedict O’Cinnsealaigh, Rector of Mount St. Mary’s Seminary of the West celebrate the Divine Liturgy before the relics of St. Charbel, which visited the Walnut Hills/Cincinnati parish during a 2015 tour of Maronite churches in the United States.