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Posted on Sep 7, 2016 |

The Next 10 Days

The Next 10 Days

Once popular at parishes everywhere, the "40 Hours" devotion (Eucharistic Adoration offered for 40 continuous hours) canbe hard to find today. St. Cecilia Church in Oakely (OH) holds the devlotion every year; all are welcome for any number of hours. Photo courtesy St. Cecilia Church.

Once popular at parishes everywhere, the “40 Hours” devotion (Eucharistic Adoration offered for 40 continuous hours) canbe hard to find today. St. Cecilia Church in Oakely (OH) holds the devlotion every year; all are welcome for any number of hours. Photo courtesy St. Cecilia Church.

Some upcoming Catholic events:

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 froch@covdio.org, 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 pdual@oppeace.org.

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 OLHSC.org

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 (Indianapolis), 6 pm. Part of the National Day for Peace, Fr. Doug Hunter will celebrate.

Sept. 10, Marc Broussard Concert at St. Xavier High School Performance Center (Cincinnati), 7:30 pm. A Cincy Music Series 2016-2017 Concert. $25 general seating; $40 reserved seating. More information to come.

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. Sponsored by Dayton Right to Life.

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, Encounter 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 encounterdayton.org.

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 CincyMusicSeries.org.

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.

Sept. 14, An Evening of Prayer and Education for Diocese of Covington Parish Pro-Life Coordinators at 6:30 in Bishop Howard Memorial Auditorium, 6:30 pm.Dinner, presentation on the 2016-2017 Respect Life theme, “Moved by Mercy.”

Sept. 15, “Water Into Wine” 7th Annual Ruah Woods Banquet at St. Xavier University( Cincinnati), 6 pm. Keynote speaker: author George Weigel. The new Theology of the Body K-12 curriculum will be introduced. For information and ticket prices call  513-407-8672.

Sept. 16-17, Healing the Broken-Hearted Retreat for the Divorced and Separated at Our Lady of Guadalupe Retreat Center (Peebles, OH). Sponsored by Presentation Ministries. Meals included. No fee – pay what you can. For information call (937) 587-5464 or (513) 373-2397, or email Retreats@PresentationMinistries.com.

Sept. 17, Comfort and Challenge: Widows and Widowers Conference at  Our Lady of Guadalupe Retreat Center (Peebles, OH), 9 am – 5 pm. Sponsored by Presentation Ministries. Fee: Free-will offering. For information call (937) 587-5464 or (513) 373-2397 or e-mail Retreats@PresentationMinistries.com.

Sept. 17, Care Net Pegnancy Centers of Northern Kentucky 5K Run/Walk for Life at Pioneer Park (9 am). For information or registration go to chooselifenky.org.

Sept. 17, “Mirroring Mercy in Today’s World” Conference with Fr. Mitch Pacwa at St. Catherine of Siena Church (Ft. Thomas, KY), 9:30 am – 2:30 pm.  One of the foremost experts on mercy regarding scripture, tradition and the Church teaching, Fr. Mitch is a world-renowned  Scripture scholar who is fluent in 12 languages and known to many for his many appearances on EWTN and EWTN Radio. Tickets: $15; seating is limited. For information or reservations go to PacwaYapsody.com.

Sept. 17, 41st Annual Northern Area Religious Education Congress at the Upper Valley Career Center (Piqua, OH), 8:30 am – 12:30 pm. Topics will center on the upcoming theme for Catechetical Sunday – Prayer: The Faith Prayed. Keynote speaker: Dr. Timone Davis, Loyola University in Chicago.

Sept. 18, NewCath Alumni Softball Tournament at Newport Central Catholic High School, 2 pm.  All former NewCath players, families, and friends invited; former players will be divided into two teams for the game. Grillout follows. Concession stand will be open. For information or to register, contact Hannah Thiem, at thiem_hannah5@yahoo.com.

Sept. 18, Northern Kentucky Right to Life 43rd Annual Celebration for Life at The Gardens of Park HIlls (Park Hills, KY), 1:15. Keynote speaker: Thomas Brejcha, the Thomas More Society. Attorney Tom Brejcha and the TMS defended pro-life pioneer Joe Scheidler in a lawsuit that lasted two decades, and now defends Center for Medical Progress foudner and citizen journalist David Deleiden. Doors open 1:15, pro-life film at 1:30, refreshments and exhibits 2:00, speaker 2:30. Tickets $10. For information call (859) 431-6380.

Sept. 17, Care Net Pregnancy Centers of Northern Kentucky 5K Run/Walk for Life at Pioneer Park (9 am). For information or registration go to chooselifenky.org.

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

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