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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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Aug. 23-25, Youth Ministry Boot Camp at St. Susanna Church (Mason, OH). The Archdiocese of Cincinnati’s Offices of New Evangelization and Family & Respect Life Office will present a 3-day retreat, training, and planning event for anyone in their first three years of youth ministry, or experience youth ministers needing a “reboot.” ALL youth ministers are invited to attend Day One at no cost!! Fee for all three days: #45.  For information or to register, see the Archdiocese’s Youth MInistry web page.

Aug. 24, Carmelo at Immaculate Heart of Mary Church, Burlington, KY) 5:30 pm. Filipino mystic Carmelo will preside at a healing service and and prayer over rose petals marked with mysterious holy images. Rosary 5:30, Mass  6, healing service 7 pm.

Aug. 25, Monarch Society Gathering, St. Joseph Heights (KY), 7 pm. A gathering for women who have completed Project Rachel post-abortive healing retreats. Further healing and support. For information contact the confidential Project Rachel Hotline at 859-392-1547 or email projectrachel@covdio.org.

Aug. 26, Catholic Ministry Appeal Mass of Thanksgiving at St. Bartholomew Church (Finneytown, OH), 11:15 am. Archbishop Schnurr will celebrate this Mass for all who gave to this year’s Archdiocese of Cincinnati CMA collection; all welcome.

Aug. 26, Carmelo at Our Lady of the Holy Spirit Center (Norwood, OH), following 7:15 pm Mass. Filipino mystic Carmelo will preside at a healing service and and prayer over rose petals marked with mysterious holy images. For information call 513-351-9800.

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. 28, Mass and Mission Sojourners Celebration at St. Michael Church (Ft. Loramie, OH), 11 am. Free Mission breakfast follows Mass; optional tour of the church at 1 pm.

Aug. 28, CaSSba Goes Wild! Catholic Charities Annual fundraiser at Devou Memorial Overlook (Covington), 3-7 pm. Hors d’oevres, cocktails, silent auction, live auction featuring an African safari and more. Tickets $60 in advance; $65 on site.

Aug. 28, Cincinnati Metropolitan Orchestra at Mount St. Joseph University (Delhi/Cincinnati), 3 pm.  Part of the CMO’s “New York New York – Spotlight on Broadway” 2016 Summer Series Part of the CMO’s “New York New York – Spotlight on Broadway” 2016 Summer Series, the concert will highlight 70 years of musical theater, from Oklahoma to Disney movie-turned musical Frozen, and feature the CMO Chorus.  No fee.  For information see GOCMO.org.

Aug. 30, Jesuit Spiritual Center of Milford Open House (Milford, OH), 4 – 7 pm. Tour all retreat facilities and the 37-acre grounds; meet JSC personnel and Baord members; learn about upcoming events; more. Refreshments served. For information see .jesuitspiritualcenter.com

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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The ten sets of twins attending Newport Central Catholic include five sets of freshman twins, one set of sophomore twins, and four sets of seniors.

The ten sets of twins attending Newport Central Catholic include five sets of freshman twins, one set of sophomore twins, and four sets of seniors.

SEPTEMBER

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Sept. 3, Fryberg Homecoming Mock Turtle Bike Ride, 7:30 am. 25-mile ride from St. John Church (Fryberg) to St. Lawrence, Rhine, Immaculate Conception, Botkins, and St. Joseph (Wapakoneta) – or any combination of routes. Part of the St. John Homecoming festival. Registration begins at 6:30 am. For information or to register click here.

Sept. 4, Mother Teresea Canonization Mass and Service Project at Mother Teresa Catholic School (Liberty Twp., OH), 11 am. Archbishop Dennis Schnurr will celebrate Mass in honor of the school patron’s canonization; following Mass attendees can decorate ceramic bowls to be sold as a fundraiser by Empty Bowls of Bultler County. Food provided by La Soupe, a charity that makes soups from unseed restaurant foodFor more information contact Development Director Angie McGraw at amcgraw@mtces.org.

Sept. 4, Family Rosary Walk and Dinner at Transfiguration Center (Ludlow Falls, OH), 4-7 pm. Invite the whole family and come away to a “beautiful place” for a unique rosary experience beginning at at the statue of Mary (goldfish pond), followed by a procession through the gardens and woods of the beautiful Lange Estate. Artistic banners help reflect on the mysteries. A pot-luck dinner follows at the shelter house. Center provides meats, drinks; bring an entrée for 6. Rain location: inside the Center. For information call 937-698-7180; for reservations use the online reservation request form.

Sept. 6,  Cincinnati Metropolitan Orchestra Summer Concert Series Finale at Tower Park (Ft. Thomas, KY), 7 pm. The finale to the CMO’s “New York New York – Spotlight on Broadway” 2016 Summer Series, the concert will highlight 70 years of musical theater, from Oklahoma to Disney movie-turned musical Frozen., and will feature the CMO Chorus No fee. For information see GOCMO.org.

Sept. 7, Catholic Medical Association Guild information night at the Bishop Howard Memorial Auditorium (Covington), 7 pm. The new Diocese of Covington Sts. Teresa of Calcutta and Faustina Guild invites all to its first informational meeting. The guild is open to doctors, dentists, nurses, and medical/heatlhcare workers and students in Northern Kentucky and Greater Cincinnati. For information email Faye Roch at froch@covdio.org, or call (859) 392-1500.

Sept. 8, Prayers for Vocations at the Maria Stein Shrine of the Holy Relics (Maria Stein, OH), 6:30 – 8:30 pm. Fr. Dan Schnittmeyer will lead a prayer service that begins in the chapel and moves to the courtyard. Sponsored by the  Serra Club of St. Mary/Sidney will have Prayers for Vocations led by Fr. Dan Schmitmeyer at Marie Stein Shrine of the Holy Relics; refreshments follow. For information call Amy Petsch at (419) 925 4532.  

Sept. 9 -11, Discernment Weekend with the Dominican Sisters of Peace (Akron, OH). Single Catholic women  ages 18-45 invited to a free “Come and See” discernment retreat. Experience Dominican prayer and community with the Sisters, reflect on God’s call for your life and explore contemporary Dominican life. For more information, call or text Sr.r Pat Dual at 614-216-7688 or email pdual@oppeace.org.

Sept. 9-11, 40 Hours Devotion at St. Cecilia Church (Oakley. OH). Begins with opening Mass at 1:30 pm and ends with 10 am Sunday Mass. Annual 40 continuous hours of Eucharistic Adoration, all welcome for any hour(s). For information call 513.871.5757.

Sept. 9-11, “Pray the Scripture to Union With Christ” Retreat for Women at Our Lady of the Holy Spirit Center i(Norwood, OH). For information  call 513.351.9800 or see OLHSC.org

Sept. 9, National Day of Prayer for Peace. USCCB President Archbishop Joseph Kurtz has called for a day of peace in response to racially charged violence in our country. 

Sept. 9, Diocese of Covington Day of Prayer and Penance for Peace. All churches will be open for private prayer; students in all Catholic schools will pray the rosary at the same time; parishes will hold Eucharistic Adoration. At 7 pm Bishop Foys will preside at a Holy Hour for Peace at the Cathedral Basilica of the Assumption. All welcome.

Sept. 10, Marc Broussard Concert at St. Xavier High School Performance Center (Cincinnati), 7:30 pm. A Cincy Music Series 2016-2017 Concert. $25 general seating; $40 reserved seating. More information to come.

Sept. 10, National Day of Remembrance for Aborted Children Observation at the Gate of Heaven Cemetery (Cincinnati), 9:30 am. For the second year, Bishop Joe Binzer will lead prayer in a ceremony sponsored by the Knights of Columbus, who contributed the cemetery’s memorial to the unborn dead. One of dozens of ceremonies around the country; all welcome.

Sept. 10, National Day of Remembrance for Aborted Children Observation at Woodland Cemetery (Dayton, OH), noon. More information to come.

Sept. 10, Marc Broussard Concert at St. Xavier High School Performing Arts Center (CIncinnati), 7:30 pm. Singer/songwriter Broussard will kick off the 2016-2017 Cincy Music Series (formerly the Greater Cincinnati Performing Arts Society) concert season. A portion of all proceeds go to area Catholic elementary education. For information and tickets call 513-570-0652 or see CincyMusicSeries.org.

Sept. 11, Historic Pre-War Auto Show at the Centennial Barn (Springfield Twp./Wyoming, OH), 11 am – 4 pm. Annual car show sponsored by the Franicscan Sisters of the Poor. All vehicles built between 1880-1940. More information to come.

Sept. 11, Vespers for Peace at St. Mary’s Cathedral Basilica of the Assumption (Covington), 3 pm. Bishop Foys will celebrate. In memorial of the 15th anniversary of the terrorist attack on New York City; all welcome.

Sept. 14, An Evening of Prayer and Education for Diocese of Covington Parish Pro-Life Coordinators at 6:30 in Bishop Howard Memorial Auditorium, 6:30 pm.Dinner, presentation on the 2016-2017 Respect Life theme, “Moved by Mercy.”

Sept. 15, Water Into Wine” 7th Annual Ruah Woods Banquet at St. Xavier University( Cincinnati), 6 pm. Keynote speaker: author George Weigel. The new Theology of the Body K-12 curriculum will be introduced. For information and ticket prices call  513-407-8672.

Sept. 16-17, Healing the Broken-Hearted Retreat for the Divorced and Separated at Our Lady of Guadalupe Retreat Center (Peebles, OH). Sponsored by Presentation Ministries. Meals included. No fee – pay what you can. For information call (937) 587-5464 or (513) 373-2397, or email Retreats@PresentationMinistries.com.

Sept. 17, Comfort and Challenge: Widows and Widowers Conference at  Our Lady of Guadalupe Retreat Center (Peebles, OH), 9 am – 5 pm. Sponsored by Presentation Ministries. Fee: Free-will offering. For information call (937) 587-5464 or (513) 373-2397 or e-mail Retreats@PresentationMinistries.com.

Sept. 17, Carenet Pegnancy Centers of Northern Kentucky 5K Run/Walk for Life at Pioneer Park (9 am). For information or registration go to chooselifenky.org.

Sept. 17, “Mirroring Mercy in Today’s World” Conference with Fr. Mitch Pacwa at St. Catherine of Siena Church (Ft. Thomas, KY), 9:30 am – 2:30 pm.  One of the foremost experts on MERCY regarding scripture, tradition and the Church teaching, Fr. Mitch is a world-renowned  Scripture scholar who is fluent in 12 languages and known to many for his many appearances on EWTN and EWTN Radio. Tickets: $15; seating is limited. For information or reservations go to PACWA.YAPSODY.COM.

Sept. 17, 41st Annual Northern Area Religious Education Congress at the Upper Valley Career Center (Piqua, OH), 8:30 am – 12:30 pm. Topics will center on the upcoming theme for Catechetical Sunday – Prayer: The Faith Prayed. Keynote speaker: Dr. Timone Davis, Loyola University in Chicago.

Sept. 18, NewCath Alumni Softball Tournament at Newport Central Catholic High School, 2 pm.  All former NewCath players, families, and friends invited; former players will be divided into two teams for the game. Grillout follows. Concession stand will be open. For information or to register, contact Hannah Thiem, at thiem_hannah5@yahoo.com.

Sept. 18, Northern Kentucky Right to Life 43rd Annual Celebration for Life at The Gardens of Park HIlls (Park Hills, KY), 1:15. Keynote speaker: Thomas Brejcha, the Thomas More Society. Attorney Tom Brejcha and the TMS defended pro-life pioneer Joe Scheidler in a lawsuit that lasted two decades, and now defends Center for Medical Progress foudner and citizen journalist David Deleiden. Doors open 1:15, pro-life film at 1:30, refreshments and exhibits 2:00, speaker 2:30. Tickets $10. For information call (859) 431-6380.

Sept. 15, Water Into Wine” 7th Annual Ruah Woods Banquet at St. Xavier University( Cincinnati), 6 pm. Keynote speaker: author George Weigel. The new Theology of the Body K-12 curriculum will be introduced. For information and ticket prices call  513-407-8672.

Sept. 16-17, Healing the Broken-Hearted Retreat for the Divorced and Separated at Our Lady of Guadalupe Retreat Center (Peebles, OH). Sponsored by Presentation Ministreis. Meals included. No fee – pay what you can. For information call (937) 587-5464 or (513) 373-2397, or email Retreats@PresentationMinistries.com.

Sept. 17, Comfort and Challenge: Widows and Widowers Conference at  Our Lady of Guadalupe Retreat Center (Peebles, OH), 9 am – 5 pm. Sponsored by Presentation Ministries. Fee: Free-will offering. For information call (937) 587-5464 or (513) 373-2397 or e-mail Retreats@PresentationMinistries.com.

Sept. 17, Carenet Pregnancy Centers of Northenern Kentucky 5K Run/Walk for Life at Pioneer Park (9 am). For information or registration go to chooselifenky.org.

Sept. 22, St. Elizabeth’s New Life Center’s 2016 Fall Partnership Banquet at A Learning Place (Piqua, OH), 5:30 pm.. Keynote speaker: Kristan Hawkins, president of Students for Life of America. Featured ministiry: Women’s Center-in Sydney that services Auglaize, Mercer, and Shelby Counties. No fee for banquet (a supporting gift will be requested); see  elizabethnewlife.org or call 937.226.7414 to register or for infomration. Kristen will also be in Piqua for a luncheon at 11 am; call or see website for details.

Sept. 23-24, “The Ignatian Way with Mary” Women’s Overnight Retreat at the Jesuit Spiritual Center of Milford (Milford, OH). Explore your relationship with Mary and the connection between St. Ignatius and our Blessed Mother. Artist Holly Schapker will share her journey as an artist and her inspiration from Mary and the Ignatian Way following her 2007 pilgrimage to Spain and Rome and integrating the Spiritual Exercises into her daily life. Fee: $150  before Sept. 1st) $175 after. To register, call (513) 248-3500 ext. 10, or e-mail reservations@jesuitspiritualcenter.com.

Sept. 23-25, Project Rachel Retreat (Cincinnati area). The Archdiocese of Cincinati’s Family and Respect Life Office will offer this post-abortion healing retreat for mothers, fathers, and anyone who has lost a child through abortion. Help yourself by accepting God’s love and forgiveness. No fee; goodwill offering accepted. For location and details, call the confidential helpline at (513) 784-0531.

Sept. 23-25, Sisters of the Precious Blood Come and See Discernment Weekend (Dayton, OH). A weekend of prayer, reflection, conversation and fun. Register online at  vocations@cppsadmin.org or call Sr. Patty Kremer at 937-609-0653.

Sept. 23-25, “Beginning Experience” Retreat for Widowed or Divorced People at Our Lady of the Holy Spirit Center (Norwood, OH). Healing weekend led by a peer ministry; ecumenical program founded by a Catholic nun and rooted in the Christian faith. $175 ( lodging, meals and retreat materials included). For information see beginningexperiencecincinnati.webs.com, email BECincinnati@fuse.net, or call 513.684.1196.

Sept. 24, Catholic Men’s Conference at Immaculate Heart of Mary (Burlington, KY), 8 am – 5 pm. Speakers include Dr. Andrew Sodergren of Ruah Woosds, Fr. Nick Rotterman, IHM; Fr. Michael Hennigan, St. Pius X Church; Fr. Michael Norton, St. Francis Xaiver Church (Falmouth). Tickets $20 (breakfast and lunch included) For information contact Amy Ritchie at 859 -589-5010, ext. 257.

Sept. 24, Family Prayer Workshop at St. Agnes Murphy Hall, 9 am – noon. Led by the Dominican Sisters of St. Cecilia from Nashville, TN. designed for school families to inspire parents to pray with their children. Tickets $15 (includes lunch). For information call  Theresa Grey at (859) 344-1427 or theresa@1heart2souls.org.

Sept. 24, A Day of Recollection with the Legion of Mary at Our Lady of Victory Church (Delhii/Cincinnati), 8:30 am. Fr James Reutter will speak on the Works of Mercy through the lens of Marian Devotion. For information call 513.385.9073.

Sept. 24, Annual LifeTech Conference at the University of Dayton. Pro-life conference concentrating on biotechnology, medicine, and related issues. More information to come.

Sept. 24, Encounter Youth Prayer Festival at The Underground (Forest Park, OH), 6:30 – 10 pm. Music, Adoration, prayer, speaker (Mother Seraphina), more. For teens from grades 8 – 12. No fee. For information see EncounterCincinnati.com.

Sept. 25-29, Sisters of Charity Federation Online Discernment Retreat. Meet with the Sisters one-on-one via Skype or phone right where you are, on your own time! Reflection with a sister guide on discerning religious life. For single Catholic women ages 18-40. Sponsored by the Daughters of Charity and Sisters of Charity. No cost. Contact Sr. Virginia Ann Brooks at sistervirginiaann.brooks@doc.org , or call 812-963-7559.

Sept. 25th, 12th Annual Blue Mass at the Cathedral of St. Peter in Chains (Cincinnati), 11 am. Fr. Steve Angi, Police Chaplain, will celebrate this Mass for police officers, firefighters,  other first responders, and their families. All faiths welcome. Includes display and blessing of vehicles at 10:45. For more information see StPeterInChainsCathedral.org.

Sept. 27, Ministering in the Mercy Mode: Msgr. Ray East, Distinguished Speaker Series at St. Francis of Assisi Church (Centerville), 5:30 pm. Sponsored by Catholic Social Services of the Miami Valley, the Archdiocesan Catholic Social Action Office, and Weavers of Justice. Proceeds will benefit Catholic Social Services’ Choice Food Pantry and Family Stabilization & Support programs. Light dinner at 5:30, talk follows. Suggested donation of $10 for dinner; no fee for talk. For reservations, available scholarships, and  information,  call 1.800.300.2937, ext. 1141.

Sep. 28 – Nov. 6: Fall 40 Days for Life Campaign

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.

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Volunteers, including whole families, erected a 4000-cross "Cemetery of the Innocents" memorial at Immaculate Heart of Mary Church in Anderson Twp. (OH) this month.

Volunteers, including whole families, erected a 4000-cross “Cemetery of the Innocents” memorial at Immaculate Heart of Mary Church in Anderson Twp. (OH).

OCTOBER

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Oct. 1, Catholic Charities Centennial Celebration and Awards Dinner at Xavier University, 6 pm. More information to come; reserve tickets online at ccswoh.org/centennial.

Oct. 2, “Ignited” at St. Xavier High School (Cincinnati), 2 pm. Celebrating the 25th anniversary of Heart to Heart Ministries. Program includes talks by Fr. Michael Sparough, SJ, and Matthew Kelley, and music by Kevin Kern; copies of Beautiful Mercy, by Kellye and others, and an inspirational CD by Fr. Sparough; a reception with appetizers from local gourmet chef Suzi DeYoung. Tickets $35. For information see www.heartoheart.org; for tickets click here.

Oct. 2, Family Rosary Walk and Dinner at Transfiguration Center (Ludlow Falls, OH), 4-7 pm. Invite the whole family and come away to a “beautiful place” for a unique rosary experience beginning at at the statue of Mary (goldfish pond), followed by a procession through the gardens and woods of the beautiful Lange Estate. Artistic banners help reflect on the mysteries. A pot-luck dinner follows at the shelter house. Center provides meats, drinks; bring an entrée for 6. Rain location: inside the Center. For information call 937-698-7180; for reservations use the online reservation request form.

Oct. 4, “Embodying the Sacred in Birth” Day of Reflection for Women at the Jesuit Spiritual Center of Milford (Milford, OH), 1-4 pm. Connect with your body in a spiritual way as you prepare to give birth or reflect on your past experience of giving birth. Not a mother? Reflect on birth as metaphor for creative or other endeavors. Doula and writer Peg Conway will lead. Fee: $50 (includes refreshments.  To register, call (513) 248-3500 ext. 10, or e-mail reservations@jesuitspiritualcenter.com.

Oct. 5, “Mary Undoer of Knots: A Living Novena” at St. Andrew Church (Milford, OH), 7 pm. Author Marge Fenelon will take you on a spiritual pilgrimage through the Holy Land with guided meditations and a prayer guide to Our Lady to help us untangle the knots in our lives with  victory, peace, blessings and reconciliation. Marge reflects on nine sacred sites associated with Pope Francis’ 2014 pilgrimage to the Holy Land. No fee.

Oct. 7, “An Encounter with the Relics of the Passion” Presentation at Our Lady of the Holy Spirit Center (Norwood, OH), 7 pm. Presented by OLHSC and the Apostolate of the Holy Relics, a contemplative program designed to help you accompany Jesus through His suffering during the Passion, ending in an opportunity for personal veneration of eight rare relics including a relic of the True Cross, a piece of stone from the room where the Last Supper was held, more. For information call (513) 351-9800, ext. 302 or see OLHSC.org

Oct. 11, Youth Ministry Enrichment Day with Bob Rice. Sponsored by the Archdiocese of Cincinnati, this day-long event will feature Dr. Rice discussing where we’ve been, where we’re headed, dead ends, fresh opportunities, and more, based on his doctoral studies on youth ministry in the Catholic Church. More information to come.

Oct. 13, Annual Right to Life of Greater Cincinnati Evening for Life at the Sharonville Convention Center (Sharonville, OH), 6 pm. Keynote speaker: Ryan Bomberger of the Radiance Foundation. For information see CincinnatiRighttoLife.org.

Oct. 23, Stations of Mercy for the Land and its People at the Brown County Ursulines property (St. Martin, OH), 3 pm. A procession through the reflecting on stewardship for the Year of Mercy.

Oct. 25, Dayton Right to Life’s Signature Pro-Life Evening at the Sinclair Conference Center. Keynote speaker: Dr. Mark Newman; MC: Gordon Douglas. For information see.daytonlife.org.

Oct. 27, White Mass for medical personnel at St. Mary’s Cathedral Basilica of the Assumption (Covington), 6:30 pm. First-time event hosted by the new Sts. Teresa of Calcutta and Faustina Guild of the Catholic Medical Association (CMA), the Mass will honor and pray for doctors, dentists, nurses, and other healthcare workers and students in healthcare fields. Named for the traditional white coats and uniforms of medical workers. All welcome.

Oct. 28-30, National Mission Conference at the National Underground Railroad Freedom Center and Xavier University. All area Catholics invited to the United States Catholic Mission Association (USCMA) National Conference. Aimed at both long-term missionaries and those involved in immersion/mission trips, short term mission ministry, and parish/school twinning relationships. Meeet missionaries from around the country and around the world. Full and one-day options availalbe. More information to come. For more, contact: Dr. Mike Gable, Mission Office, mgable@catholiccincinnati.org or phone 513.421.3131.2630.

Oct. 29, “1964: The Tribute” Concert at Mount St.Joseph University (Cincinnati), 7:30 pm. Award-winning Beatles tribute band. Part of the 2016-2017 Cincy Music Series (formerly the Greater Cincinnati Performing Arts Society) concert season.A portion of all proceeds go to area Catholic elementary education. For information and tickets call 513-570-0652 or see CincyMusicSeries.org.

Oct. 29, Catholic Revival Rally at St. Xavier University’s Cintas Center, 9 am – 2 pm. Speakers to include John Michael Talbot, Curtis Martin, Father Larry Richards and Jeff Cavins. Vendors, Confession, a blessing station, food, more; free to clergy. More information to come.

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Participants in the annual Covington Latin School's ancient history costume contest.

Participants in the annual Covington Latin School’s ancient history costume contest.

NOVEMBER

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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. 9, Ohio Holy Hour for Vocations, 7 pm. Parishes across the state will host; 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. 8, At the Manger: World Nativity Traditions Créche Display at the University of Dayton Roesch Library. Mexican nativities: first floor; Latin American nativities: second floor; Railway into the Past: Creche Museum (seventh floor). Annual display of nativities from UD’s vast collection; different every year. Tours for groups available; no fee. For information on exhibits, hours, directions, and parking, see udayton.edu/imri/marian-library/about-us.php.

Nov. 19, Encounter Youth Prayer Festival at The Underground (Forest Park, OH), 6:30 – 10 pm. Music, Adoration, prayer, speaker (Mother Seraphina), more. For teens from grades 8 – 12. No fee. For information see EncounterCincinnati.com.

Nov. 26, Annie Moses Band Christmas Concert at  McAuley High School (Cincinnati), 7:30 pm. Part of the 2016-2017 Cincy Music Series (formerly the Greater Cincinnati Performing Arts Society) concert season. A portion of all proceeds go to area Catholic elementary education. For information and tickets call 513-570-0652 or see CincyMusicSeries.org.

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The Vocal Arts Ensemble, Cincinnati's professional choir dedicated to new choral music, will perform its annual Candlelit Christmas Concert at two area churches this weekend. Photo courtesy the Vocal Arts Ensemble.

The Vocal Arts Ensemble, Cincinnati’s professional choir dedicated to new choral music, at one of its annual Candlelit Christmas Concerts. Photo courtesy the Vocal Arts Ensemble.

DECEMBER

 

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Through Jan. 8, At the Manger: World Nativity Traditions Créche Display at the University of Dayton Roesch Library. Mexican nativities: first floor; Latin American nativities: second floor; Railway into the Past: Creche Museum (seventh floor). Annual display of nativities from UD’s vast collection; different every year. Tours for groups available; no fee. For information on exhibits, hours, directions, and parking, see udayton.edu/imri/marian-library/about-us.php.

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Coming events:

2017

January 29, Sierra Hull Concert at St. Xavier High School Performance Center (Cincinnati,) 7:30 pm. Part of the 2016-2017 Cincy Music Series (formerly the Greater Cincinnati Performing Arts Society) concert season.A portion of all proceeds go to area Catholic elementary education. For information and tickets call 513-570-0652 or see CincyMusicSeries.org.

Feb. 4, Encounter Youth Prayer Festival at The Underground (Forest Park, OH), 6:30 – 10 pm. Music, Adoration, prayer, speaker (Mother Seraphina), more. For teens from grades 8 – 12. No fee. For information see EncounterCincinnati.com.

March 6-7 Youth Ministers’ Retreat at the Our Lady of the Holy Spirit Center (Norwood, OH).  Fr. Nathan Cromly of Eagle Eye Ministries will lead. Accommodations available. More information to come.

March 11, Rhythm of the Dance Concert at Mount St. Joseph University (Cincinnati), 7:30 pm. Celtic music and dance revue featuring the history of Celtic performing arts. Part of the 2016-2017 Cincy Music Series (formerly the Greater Cincinnati Performing Arts Society) concert season. A portion of all proceeds go to area Catholic elementary education. For information and tickets call 513-570-0652 or see CincyMusicSeries.org.

March 14, The Light is On for You 2017. Confession will offered this evening in every parish or parish region in the Archdiocese of Cincinnati. More information to come.

April 1, Encounter Youth Prayer Festival at The Underground (Forest Park, OH), 6:30 – 10 pm. Music, Adoration, prayer, speaker (Mother Seraphina), more. For teens from grades 8 – 12. No fee. For information see EncounterCincinnati.com.

April 8, Mike Ferris Concert at Princeton High School (Sharonville, OH), 7:30 pm. Part of the 2016-2017 Cincy Music Series (formerly the Greater Cincinnati Performing Arts Society) concert season. A portion of all proceeds go to area Catholic elementary education. For information and tickets call 513-570-0652 or see CincyMusicSeries.org.

April 29, Archdiocese of Cincinnati Deacon Ordinations at St. Peter in Chains Cathedral. More information to come.

May 6, Arrival From Sweden ABBA tribute concert at Mt. St. Joseph University (Cincinnati), 7:30 pm. “The World’s Greatest ABBA Tribute Show” closes the the 2016-2017 Cincy Music Series (formerly the Greater Cincinnati Performing Arts Society) concert season. A portion of all proceeds go to area Catholic elementary education. For information and tickets call 513-570-0652 or see CincyMusicSeries.org.

May 7, Archdiocese of Cincinnati Priest Ordinations at St. Peter in Chains Cathedral. More information to come.

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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.