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Posted on Aug 31, 2016 |

The Next 10 Days

The Next 10 Days

The CMO Chorus will perform at the Cincinnati Metropolitan Orchestra's final summer concert.

The CMO Chorus will perform at the Cincinnati Metropolitan Orchestra’s final summer concert Tuesday. Photo by Tina Geers.


Some upcoming Catholic events:

Sept. 3, Fryberg Homecoming Mock Turtle Bike Ride, 7:30 am. 25-mile ride from St. John Church (Fryberg, OH) 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. 3, Fryberg Homecoming Mock Turtle 5K Run/Walk, 8 am. Begins at St. John Church (Fryberg, OH), ends at Glacier Hills Campground. Race day fee: $15. Part of the St. John Homecoming festival.  For information or to register click here.

Sept. 4, Mother Teresa 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

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

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, 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

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

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. 9, Mass for Peace at the Church of the Resurrection (Bond Hill/Cincinnati), 9 am. Archbishop Schnurr will celebrate; part of the National Day for Peace.

Sept. 9, Mass for Peace at Precious Blood Church (Dayton, OH), 8:30 am. Bishop Joe Binzer will celebrate; part of the National Day for Peace.

Sept. 9, Prayer Service for Peace at St. Andrew the Apostle Church (Indianapoli), 6 pm. Part of the National Day for Peace, Fr. Doug Hunter will celebrate.

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, National Day of Remembrance for Aborted Children Observation at May Help of Christians Church (Fairborn, OH), following 4 pm Mass. Sponsored by the Daughters of Isabella, Marian Circle 911 and the Knights of Columbus, Fairborn Council 3724. Rosary, followed by potluck supper.

Sept. 10, Encounterr  Dayton Fall Kickoff at Chaminade-Julienne High School Auditorium. Since launching last year, Encounter Dayton youth prayer festival has outgrown its original location. For youth grades 8 – 12; music, dynamic talks, Adoration, fellowship. For more information see

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

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.

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

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