The Next 10 Days
Masses for Life, for Catholic Schools Week, for the end of the Year of Consecrated Life, and more; retreats for people of all ages; a Catholic and Christian youth music festival in Dayton; the beginning of the annual Cincinnati Early Music Festival, and more: Some events this week.
Jan. 30, Life’s 5th Quarter – Youth Focused Pro-Life Mass & Prayer Vigil at Holy Name Church (Mt. Auburn/Cincinnati), 8 am. Archbishop Dennis Schnurr will preside at Mass and a rosary procession to the Planned Parenthood abortion center. High school, college, and youth groups participate; all welcome. For information contact Rich Andolina at RAndolina@covcath.org).
Jan. 30, “Vessels of Mercy” Retreat at Archbishop Pilarczyk Center (Dayton, OH). Unique three-hour retreat begins with an “art gallery walk” of photos and reflections and includes a Skype or in-person presentation by a Catholic Relief Services representative. Doors open at 8:30 am, retreat from 9 am – noon. For reservations contact Pam Long, firstname.lastname@example.org or 937.224.3026×5018.
Jan. 30, Blue Highway in Concert at St. Xavier High School Performance Center (Cincinnati). A Greater Cincinnati Performing Arts Society event; tickets $40 at the door. For information see gcparts.org.
Jan. 30, ILUMEN: Created for Greatness Discipleship Retreat for Youth at St. Michael Church (Ft. Loramie, OH). For grades seven and eight; sponsored by the Archdiocese of Cincinnati Offices of Evangelization and Catechesis and Youth & Young Adult Ministry. For information see www.catholiccincinnati.org/iLumen/
Jan. 30, ENCOUNTER CINCINNATI Youth Rally at the Underground (Fairfield, OH), 6:30 – 10 pm. All area high school youth are invited to this prayer festival and rally. Speaker: Peter Burds, Director of College Campus Ministry for the Archdiocese of Milwaukee. Worship, dynamic talks, Eucharistic adoration, and the opportunity for confession and fellowship. For information see www.encountercincinnati.org.
Jan. 31, The University of Notre Dame Club of Greater Cincinnati Annual Family Mass and Brunch at St. Xavier High School (Cincinnati), 10 am. Bishop Joe Binzer will celebrate Mass; brunch buffet follows. The Club will present its annual Examplar award for service to Tom McKiernan. All welcome. The collection during Mass will be used for welcome baskets of household goods for refugee families being assisted by Catholic Charities Southwestern Ohio. Tickets for brunch must be purchased in advance — $10 adults (free for clergy and religions); $5 children 7 -12; no charge for children six and under. For information contact Barbara Stefl at email@example.com or 513-226-8602.
Jan. 31-Feb. 5, Woman’s Extended Silent Retreat at Our Lady of the Holy Spirit Center (Norwood, OH). Based on the Spiritual Exercises of St. Ignatius; offered by the Legionaries of Christ/Regnum Christi. guided meditations, private reflections, Mass, opportunities for confession and spiritual direction more. The 6-day length will allow participants an experience more like the 30 day St. Ignatius recommended. For information or to register see www.rceventscinci.weebly.com.
Jan. 31 – Feb. 6: Catholic Schools Week
Jan. 31, Closing Mass for the Year of Consecrated Life at the Cathedral of St. Peter in Chains (Cincinnati), 11 am. Archbishop Dennis Schnurr will celebrate.
Feb. 2, Catholic Schools Week Mass at the Cathedral of St. Peter in Chains (Cincinnati), 10 am. Archbishop Dennis Schnurr will celebrate; procession of schools begins at 9:40 am. All welcome.
Feb. 3, Healing Service with Mass at the Fr. Hilvert Center of St. Ignatius Church (Cheviot, OH), 7:30 pm. Sponsored by teh Lighthouse Renewal Center. Personal prayer for healing will be available during the Healing Service. Healing includes the physical, spiritual, emotional, psychological and relational aspects of our lives; it is not limited to a physical cure. For more information see www.LRC1.org.
Feb. 3, Catholic Schools Week Mass at St. Charles Borromeo Church (Kettering, OH), 10 am. Bishop Joe Binzer will celebrate; procession of schools begins at 9:40 am. All welcome.
Feb. 5-7, Women’s Silent Retreat at Our Lady of the Holy Spirit Center (Norwood, OH). Based on the Spiritual Exercises of St. Ignatius; offered by the Legionaries of Christ/Regnum Christi. Guided meditations, private reflections, Mass, opportunities for confession and spiritual direction more. For information or to register see www.rceventscinci.weebly.com.
Feb. 5, First Saturday Mass and Talk at Our Lady of the Holy spirit Center (Norwood, OH), 9:30 am (rosary at 9 am). Sponsored by Men and Women of Christ through Mary. Speaker: Fr. Shannon Collins, “The Rosary during Dark Times.”
Feb. 6, Harp Concert at the Cincinnati Sisters of Charity Motherhouse Chapel (Delhi, OH), 2 pm. The Cincinnati Harpers’ Robin, a group of several lever harps, will perform music arranged for multiple harps and voices ranging from late 12th century Europe to 17th century Britain and Ireland, as well as a Sephardic tune, all arranged for harp ensemble by the group’s members. Sources range from the oral tradition of ancient Ireland to 17th century Scottish lute manuscripts, anonymous trouvère songs from 13th century France, and other early music from Britain and Northern Europe. A Cincinnati Early Music Festival event. No fee.
Feb. 6, FaithFest featuring Tenth Avenue North at the University of Dayton RecPlex, 5:30 pm. Local bands will join Tenth Avenue North at this second annual interfaith (Christian) music festival, which sold out last year. Tickets on sale now. discounts available for groups of 15 or more. More information to come, for tickets or with questions, call Fr. Brandon Paluch, SM, at 937-229-2516 or email him at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Feb. 7, “Il Poverello: Exploring the Life and Deeds of St. Francis of Assisi,” The Rose Ensemble in Concert at St Peter in Chains Cathedral (Cincinnati), 3 pm. Based in Minnesota, the award-winning ensemble will feature centuries of hymns, dances, and motets, as well as early Italian-language spiritual songs and light-hearted readings written about and by Francis himself, in a joyful concert. A Cincinnati Early Music Festival event. Tickets $40. For tickets click here.
Feb. 7, Sacred Repertoire of the Colonial Period in New Spain Concert at St. Francis de Sales Church (Walnut Hills/Cincinnati), 4 pm. Chris Albanese is a DMA candidate in Choral Conducting at CCM; his recital will feature a performance of the “Missa Ego Flos Campi” (for double choir) and several sacred villancicos of Juan Gutierrez de Padilla, who was active in Puebla, Mexico between 1629-1664. This unusual opportunity to learn about the early music of the New World will feature many local performers. A Cincinnati Early Music Festival event. No fee.
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