The Next 10 Days
Some Catholic events through next weekend:
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 26, Corpus Christi Procession at Holy Family Church (Dayton, OH), following 7 pm Mass. Holy Family is the Archdiocese of Cincinnati’s Latin Mass parish; Thursday is the traditional date for this feast. The church decorates the steps and sidewalk with colorful dyed wood chips.
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, Corpus Christi Procession at Emmanuel Catholic Church (Dayton, OH), following 5:15 Mass. The Eucharist will be carried out into the street in procession and will follow a path lined with colorful religious artwork made from dyed wood shavings that are designed by the youth of the parish. All are welcome to participate!
May 28, Corpus Christi Mass and Procession at All Saints-St. Paul New Alsace, 5:30 pm.
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 29, Corpus Christi Procession at Our Lady of the Rosary Church (Greenhills, OH) following 11:30 am Mass. First-ever Corpus Christi procession for this parish; all welcome!
May 29, Corpus Christi Mass and Procession at All Saints – St. John Campus (Guilford, IN), 11 am.
May 29, 19th Annual Price Hill Corpus Christi Procession from St. Teresa of Avila Church to St. William Church (Cincinnati), 2 pm. Begins with prayer service at St. Teresa of Avila, followed by procession to St. William. For information on parking, etc., call 513.921.0247.
May 29, Sung Mass and Corpus Christi Procession at Old St. Mary’s Church (Over-the-Rhine, Cincinnati), 9 am.
May 29, Corpus Christi Procession at St. Cecilia Church (Oakley/Cincinnati), following 10 am Mass. All are invited to join the parishioners of St. Cecilia for this centuries-old tradition of adoration and evangelization, as they process with the Blessed Sacrament along the streets of Oakley. There will be stops along the way for prayer and singing.
May 29, Corpus Christi Procession at St. Clement Church (St. Bernard, OH), 6:30 pm.
May 29, Corpus Christi Procession at Queen of Peace Church (Millville, OH), following 11 am Mass. A Rosary will be recited during the procession through the streets along with singing, and at the end, a Solemn Benediction will take place in Church
May 29, Corpus Christi Procession at St. Gertrude the Great Church (Madeira, OH), following 12:30 pm Mass. The Dominican Friars and Novices will be in attendance and the parish will also celebrate the second anniversary of its Mother of Mercy Perpetual Adoration Chapel.
May 29, Corpus Christi Procession at St. Remy Church (Russia, OH) following 11 am Mass. Route: through the Village of Russia.
May 29, Corpus Christi Procession at St. Julie Billiart Church (Hamilton, OH), following 11 am Mass. First Communicants will help lead the procession, which will include both the parish’s English- and Spanish-speaking members.
May 29, Corpus Christi Procession at St. Peter in Chains Cathedral, following 11 am Mass. The Blessed Sacrament will be carried through the cathedral, concluding in the Blessed Sacrament Chapel with Benediction.
May 29, Corpus Christi Procession from Our Lady of the Rosary Church to Holy Cross Church(Dayton, OH) following 11 am Mass. Distance is seven-tenths of a mile. All are invited to participate as a demonstration of our Catholic belief in the Real Presence of Jesus in the Eucharist. Call the St. Peter Parish Administration Office at 233-1503 for information.
May 29, Corpus Christi Procession for St. Louis (Owensville, OH), Holy Trinity (Batavia), St. Philomena (Stonelick) and St. Ann (Williamsburg), 1:30 pm. Procession begins at St Louis church and ends with Benediction in the park — the first Corpus Christi procession for the four-parish region in six years.
May 29, Corpus Christi Procession at Immaculate Heart of Mary Church (Burlington, KY) following 12:30 pm Mass. Mass will end with Exposition, followed by a procession out to the church and around our parking lot. Several Eucharistic litanies are chanted and recited during the procession, which concludes in the church with Benediction
May 29, Corpus Christi Procession at the Church of the Immaculate Conception (Dayton, OH), following 11 am Mass. Procession to the outdoor shrine of Our Lady of Belmont.
May 29, Corpus Christi Procession at St. Paul Catholic Church (Yellow Springs, OH), following 11 am Mass. Join St. Paul for what may be its last Corpus Christi procession — the parish will become part of a parish region in July when pastor, Fr. Anthony Geraci, reitres, so much will be changed. Procession will go on rain or shine: If good weather, it will be outside around the chruch with bells and incense. If good weather, “we will do a few laps around the interior of the church in grand style.” In either case the choir will lead the Tantum Ergo at the Reposition — “and we do have a pretty good choir.” All welcome: ”This is one for the books. Please come and join us as we finish the Solemnities of Ordinary Time with a bang.
May 29, Corpus Christi Procession at Holy Trinity Church (West Union, OH) following 11 am Mass. The Knights of Columbus will be serving all ministries of the Mass as well.
May 29, Memorial Day Mass at Calvary Cemetery (Dayton, OH), 11:30 am.
May 29, Matt Maher Concert at Moeller High School (Montgomery/Cincinnati), 7:30 pm. Catholic singer/songwriter Matt Maher will be part of an evening of activities. Mass at 4 pm in the Moeller gym (all welcome) followed by food and music by Moeller grad Matt Schneider in the courtyard from 5-7 pm (VIP tickets required) VIP meet and greet 5:30-6:30. Doors open at 6. Advance tickets $10 (students), $20 (general seating), or $50 (VIP tickets – include preferred seating). Ticekts at the door $25. For information call the Spirit Shop at 513-791-1680 x 1104.
May 30, Pro-Life Contingent to Walk in the HamiltonMemorial Day Parade, 10 am. Walk with Right to Life of Butler County and memorialize those lost to abortion as well as honoring those who gave their lives defending our country. Themes: “Adoption, the Loving Option” and “The Mercy and Forgiveness of Jesus Christ.” Be a public witness for teh sacred gift of life. For information, call 867- 1832.
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 30, Memorial Mass at St. Stephen Cemetery (Ft. Thomas, KY), 10 am. Bishop Roger Foys will celebrate. All people of the diocese are invited to participate in this Mass and to pray for all the dead, especially loved ones who have died.
May 30, Memorial Day Field Mass at Gate of Heaven Cemetery (Montgomery, OH), 11 am. Bishop Joe Binzer will celebrate this annual outdoor Mass. Please bring a lawn chair; in case of rain the Mass will be clebrated at Good Shepherd Church.
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.
June 2-5, Meeting Jesus in the Gospel of Everyday Retreat for Men and Women at the Jesuit Spiritual Center in Milford OH). Begins Thursday evening with a social at 5:30 and ends with 11 am Sunday Mass and noon lunch. Fr. Richard Bollman, SJ, will lead. Fee: $300 (includes meals and lodging). To register, call (513) 248-3500 ext. 10, or reeve online at jesuitspiritualcenter.com.
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.
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