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Posted on Jun 29, 2016 |

The Next 10 Days

The Next 10 Days

Patriarch Bechara Peter Cardinal Rai, the Maronite Patriarch of Antioch and all the East, celebrated a Prayer Service for Peace in New York Monday with Timothy, Cardinal Dolan, who is the Chair of the Catholic Near East Welfare Association (CNEWA) as well as Archbishop of New York. Cardinal Rai will be in Cincinnati Friday for the One Church of Mercy Conference and evening Pontifical Divine Liturgy. Photo courtesy the Archdiocese of New York.

Patriarch Bechara Peter Cardinal Rai, the Maronite Patriarch of Antioch and all the East (third from right), celebrated a Prayer Service for Peace in New York Monday with Timothy, Cardinal Dolan, Archbishop of New York. Cardinal Rai will be in Cincinnati Friday for the One Church of Mercy Conference and evening Pontifical Divine Liturgy. Photo courtesy the Archdiocese of New York.

Through 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.

Through July 4, National Fortnight for Freedom

JULY 1-3, Glenmary Mission Trip starting at Glenmary’s headquarters in Fairfield (OH). Visit with Glenmary priests and brothers, share in community prayer and reflection, meet other men 18-46 who are discerning their call. Contact Glenmary at 513.881.7411 or glenmary.org.

July 1, One Church of Mercy Conference on the persecution of Eastern Catholics with Maronite Patriarch Mar Bechara Peter Cardinal Rai at the Church of the Annuciation of the Blessed Virgin Mary (Clifton/Cincinnati), 9 am – 12:30 pm. Morning prayer; presentations on Eastern Catholic rites (includign the Maronite and Syro-Malabar rites), religious freedom by Cardinal Rai; Bishop A. Elias Zaidan (Maronite Eparchy of Los Angeles);, Archbishop Dennis Schnurr; St. Anthony of Padua pastor Fr. George Hajj; and others. Tickets $10; for information or to register click here.

July 1, Pontifical Divine Liturgy at St. Anthony of Padua Maronite Catholic Church (Walnut Hills/Cincinnati), 6 pm. Archbishop Dennis Schnurr and Maronite Patriarch Mar Bechara Peter Cardinal Rai will celebrate this liturgy combining elements of both the Maronite Divine Liturgy and the Roman Mass; a Fortnight for Freedom event. All Catholics are invited to pray for religious freedom and for persecuted Catholics around the world with Eastern Catholics from our Archdiocese and elsewhere. For information click here.

July 2, First Saturday Mass and Talk at Our Lady of the Holy Spirit Center (Norwood), 9 am. Sponsored by Men and Women of Christ through Mary. Rosary at 9 am followed by Mass; speaker at 10:15.

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 4,  Pray~Hope~Believe 5K Run/Walk at the Colerain Twp. (OH) Municipal Building, 8:30 am. Held by St. Ann Church (Groesbeck, OH) in memory of parishioner Tony Merk, who died of pediatric brain cancer at age 6. Benefits: The Pray~Hope~Believe Foundation (PHBF) which supports pediatric brain tumor research and gives direct aid to children and teens who have a life-threatening condition and their families. Also provides scholarships.For iinformation and registration, see prayhopebelieve.org

July 4, Wapakoneta Firecracker 5K Run/Walk at theAuglaize County Fairgrounds, part of the St. Joseph Church Festival. Benefits St. Joseph Church and Friends of the Wapakoneta Library. Special price for most patriotic. Same-day registration: $22. For information click here.

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 below.

July 5, “A Visit to the Novitiate: Meet the Friars of the St. Gertrude Priory at St. Gertrude Church (Madeira, OH). Rosary with Vespers at 5 pm followed by recreation with friars, 6 pm dinner and talk on Dominican life, ending with Compline at 9:15 in the priory chapel. For men 18-35. Contact the Vocation Director for more details: 202.642.3597 or vocations@dominicanfriars.org.

July 6, International Pilgrim Virgin Statue of Fatima at St. Maximillan Kolbe Church (Hamilton). Part of the nationwide “100 Years – 100 Dioceses” Fatima Centennial US Tour for Peace. Contact parish for details.

July 7, International Pilgrim Virgin Statue of Fatima at Our Lady of the Holy Spirit Center (Norwood). Part of the nationwide “100 Years – 100 Dioceses” Fatima Centennial US Tour for Peace. Contact parish for details.

July 8-9, “Cast Out Into the Deep” Junior High Vocation Retreat at Our Lady of the Holy Spirit Center (Norwood, OH). For young men in grades 6-8. Learn more about various male vocations in the church, pray in Adoration and Holy Mass, and meet other young men who are exploring their call. Time for recreation and relaxation included. Contact Anne at anne@olhsc.org or 513.351.9800×302, or register online at olhsc.org.

July 8, International Pilgrim Virgin Statue of Fatima at Holy Angels Church (Sydney, OH). Part of the nationwide “100 Years – 100 Dioceses” Fatima Centennial US Tour for Peace. Contact parish for details.

July 9, 5th Annual Centerville Lions Club 5K at Oak Grove Park (Centerville, OH). Benefits Brigid’s Path for drug-addicted babies, Lions Eye Bank of West Central Ohio, Centerville High School (scholarships), and First Dawn Food Pantry. Race time: 8:30 am. Dogs and strollers welcome. For information click here.

July 9, Mission Sojourners Celebration and Year of Mercy Mass at St. Leo the Great Church (South Fairmount/Cincinnati), 2 pm. St. Leo’s invites all to a special Year of Mercy event. Experience their beautiful mix of Anglo, Burundian, and Latino Catholics — food court opens at 2; Mass at 4; food and music follow.

July 9, International Pilgrim Virgin Statue of Fatima at Guardian Angels Church (Mt. Washington/Cincinnatii). Part of the nationwide “100 Years – 100 Dioceses” Fatima Centennial US Tour for Peace. Contact parish for details.

July 10, International Pilgrim Virgin Statue of Fatima at Old St. Mary’s Church (Over-the-Rhine/Cincinnati). Part of the nationwide “100 Years – 100 Dioceses” Fatima Centennial US Tour for Peace. Contact parish for details.

July 10, 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.

Looking for more Catholic events? To see our continually updated long-term calendar, see our Calendar of Events page.

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