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Posted on Jan 13, 2016 |

The Next 10 Days

The Next 10 Days

The Elder Glee Club, shown here at a Christmas performance at a nursing home, will perform with other ensembles from the Price Hill/Cincinnati high school Saturday to earn money for a

The Elder Glee Club (members shown here at a Christmas performance at a nursing home) will perform with other ensembles from the Price Hill/Cincinnati high school Saturday to raise money to build a school in Ghana. Photo courtesy Elder High School.

Holy Hours, a Rosary Rally for Life on Fountain Square, silent retreats, a concert and a glee club cabaret, spaghetti dinner, and more: some upcoming Catholic events.

Through Jan. 24. “At The Manger: World Nativity Traditions” at the University of Dayton’s Roesch Library (Dayton, OH). Annual display of nativity scenes from the library’s vast collection. This year’s exhibit features how people of many different cultures depict the birth of Christ. No fee; for hours click here.

Jan. 11 -13, 2-Day Silent Ignatian Retreat for Women at the Jesuit Spiritual Center at Milford (OH). Theme: Mary Repatrix. For information see or call (513) 248-3500, ext.10.

Jan. 14 – 17, 2-Day Silent Ignatian Retreat for Men at the Jesuit Spiritual Center at Milford (OH). Theme: The Saints. For information see or call (513) 248-3500, ext.10.

Jan. 14, CHOSEN: Monthly Holy Hour for Vocations at the Our Lady of the Holy Spirit Center (Norwood, OH), 8 pm. Music and prayer for those discerning a vocation or praying for vocations. Sponsored by the Archdiocesan Vocation Office and Children of Mary.

Jan. 15, 40 Days for Life Cincinnati Interim Prayer Vigil at the Planned Parenthood abortion center in Mt. Auburn,  7-8 pm. For information call  513/365-2606 or email

Jan. 16, 32nd Annual Downtown Cincinnati Rosary Procession and Rally for Life. Begins at City Hall at 11 am; process to Fountain Square for noon rally with speakers and annual ProLife award. Speakers: Rep. Tom Brinkman; Rep. Nino Vitale; Ryle High School Students for Life founder Patrick Edwards. Sponsored by the Cincinnati ProLife Committee, a coalition of pro-life groups. For information, maps, and schedule, click here.

Jan. 16, Elder High School Glee Club Cabaret at St. William Church (West Price Hill/Cincinnati), 7 pm. The Elder Glee Club, Seton High School Vocal Ensemble, Elder/Seton Show Choir, Starlight Band, and guest soloists will perform at this fundraiser for the International Mission for Children, a non-profit organization building a Catholic school in Ghana. Fr. John Amankwah, an associate professor at Mount St. Joseph University and associate pastor at St. Ignatius Loyola Church (Monfort Heights, OH) heads the non-profit. Doors open at 7, show begins at 8. Tickets $20 (includes beer, soft drinks, chips and pretzels — attendees are welcome to bring their own snacks). Basket and split the pot raffles available. For reservations call (513) 471-2042 or email

Jan. 16, Living Rosary for Life at St. Anthony Church (Taylor Milll, KY), 6 pm. Follows 5 pm Vigil Mass; potluck dinner in the undercroft follows for the Feast fo St. Anthonly of the Desert. For information call (859) 431-177.

Jan. 16, ILUMEN: Created for Greatness Discipleship Retreat for Youth at St. Michael Church (Sharonville, OH). For grades seven and eight; sponsored by the Archdiocese of Cincinnati Offices of Evangelization and Catechesis and Youth & Young Adult Ministry. For information and registration go to

Jan. 17 – 19, 2-Day Silent Ignatian Retreat for Men at the Jesuit Spiritual Center at Milford (OH).  For information see or call (513) 248-3500, ext.10.

Jan. 17, Year of Consecrated Life Concert at the Cathedral of St. Peter in Chains (Cincinnati), 3 pm. Noted choir master Fr. Fred Link, OFM, is coordinating women and men singers and musicians from many religious communities to offer this concert, which will feature more than 100 voices. Reception to follow; more information to come. See our story here.

Jan. 17, 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

Jan 18, Right to Life March and Spaghetti Dinner at the Clinton County Courthouse and St. Colubmbkille Church (Wilmington, OH). Fundraiser for St. Colmbkille youth attending the March for Life in Washington, DC, and other pro-life events. Walk around the Courthouse from 5 – 6 pm; spaghetti dinner served from 5 – 7:30 pm. Tickets $8/person, $28/family of four, $35 family of five or more; no charge for children 5 and under. For information call (937) 382-2236.

Jan. 20, Young Adults Oratory at Old St. Mary’s Church (Over-the-Rhine/Cincinnati), 7 pm. Speaker: Paula Westwood, Executive Director, Right to Life of Greater Cincinnati. Sponsored by Old St. Mary’s Church and the Community-in-formation of the Oratory of St. Philip Neri in Cincinnati. No fee.

Jan. 20, St. Thomas More Church (Cincinnati)  Evening Service of Reparation for the Unborn, 7 pm.

Thinking ahead to the March for Life next week? Look for a list of March for Life events Friday!

For more Catholic events, see our Events page.

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