The Next 10 Days
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 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, 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 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 firstname.lastname@example.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 (email@example.com).
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.
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