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Posted on Jul 20, 2016 |

The Next 10 Days

The Next 10 Days

Popular speaker Deacon Ralph Poyo will lead Adoration at XU's Bellarmine Chapel Thursday, July 28, during the annual Presentation Ministries Bible Institute. All programss and liturgies, including Masses celebrated by Archbishop Schnurr and Bishop Binzer, are open to the public; come for one or all.

Popular speaker Deacon Ralph Poyo will lead Adoration at XU’s Bellarmine Chapel Thursday, July 28, during the annual Presentation Ministries Bible Institute. All programss and liturgies, including Masses celebrated by Archbishop Schnurr and Bishop Binzer, are open to the public; come for one or all.

Some Catholic events through July 31:

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

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

July 22-29, 30th Annual Presentation Ministries Annual Bible Institute at Xavier University. Theme:”Let Us Be Instructed in God’s Word.” Single- and multiple-day presentations; talks and liturgies; local and national presenters. Masses celebrated by Archbishop Schnurr, Bishop Binzer, Fr. Chris Clay. Pay as you can for sessions, no fee for liturgies. Founded by the late Fr. Al Lauer and a summer staple for many around the region. Come to one or all events. For a complete schedule click here.

July 22, 23, Annual IHM Homeschool Conference at St Peter Church (Huber Heights, OH). Vendors, speakers, workshops, more. For all interested in homeschooling; you do not need to be a homeschooler to attend No fee.. For a schedule click here.

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  

July 23, 4th Annual Run for Bux 5K at Riverside Park in Milford (OH). Benefits the National Multiple Sclerosis Society in honor of residet Charles Buxton and the St. Vincent DePaul Society at St. Andrew Church. Race time: 8:30 am. Race fee: $20. For information see

July 23, T.K. Hausfeld Ride for Life and Festival at Austin Landing (Dayton, OH). Four-, 11-, 21- and 31-mile bicycle rides sponsored by Dayton Right to Life.Annual event. Races begin at 8, 8:30, 9, and 9:30 am; festival begins at 10 am. Food, music, rides, silent auction, more. For information

July 23, Hustle for Hope 5K Run/Walk at Chatfield College (St. Martin, OH), 9 am. $18 adults, $10 under 18 ($3 off with donation of a school supply). Benefits: Hope Emergency school supply drive. Course through Chatfield’s historic campus; fast and flat! Register online here.

July 24-30, National Natural Family Planning Week. 2016 theme: Love, Mercy, Life: Opening the Heart of Marriage. For resources click here.

July 24-27, Come and See Weekend with the Sisters of Notre Dame de Namur. Women between the ages of 18 and 50: Are you discerning a call to religious life? You are invited to be part of a gathering in Cincinnati Ohio to experience the Charism of the Sisters of Notre Dame de Namur.  Meet many of the Sisters, visit local communities and ministries, learn about their worldwide mission and come to know our founder, St. Julie Billiart. Contact Sr. Kristin Matthes at or 240-863-1916.

July 27-30, UD2ND Ride for Life. Annual bicycle ride from the University of Dayton to Notre Dame, sponsored by Dayton Right to Life. For information

July 27, Archdiocese of Cincinnati Annual Rural Urban Mass at the Vian farm in Celina (OH), 7 pm. Sponsored by Catholic Rural Life of St. Marys and Sidney Deaneries. Bishop Joe Binzer will celebrate with priests of the Deanery; reception to follow sponsored by Immaculate Conception and St. Teresa parishes;  Catholic Century Farm Families will be recognized. For information contact or 937.224.3026 x 5018.

July 29-31, “Finding Joy After Grief” Retreat at  the Jesuit Spiritual Center in Milford OH). Eight ways to reclaim your joy following any loss of a loved one. Fee: $235 (two nights and all meals). To register, call (513) 248-3500 ext. 10, or reserve online at

July 31, Catholic Ministry Appeal Mass of Thanksgiving at St. Remy Church (Russia, OH), 11 am. Bishop Binzer will celebrate this Mass for all who gave to this year’s Archdiocese of Cincinnati CMA collection; all welcome.

July 31, 6th Annual Walk of Angels at Spring Grove Cemetery (Spring Grove Village, OH), 8 am. Fundraiser in memory of three members of the Corpus Christi Blaze soccer team who died in two car accidents. Funds go toe Driving Angels driver ed program and Walk of Angels Soccer Scholarship for players. Registration begins at 7:15 am; opening ceremonies at 8 am. To register or for information click here.

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

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