Youth Ministry announces ‘Know Mercy’ video contest

The deadline for submission of entries in a Year of Mercy video contest for sixth, seventh and eighth grade youth in the Archdiocese of Cincinnati will be April 1, according to Sean Reynolds, Director...

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Local Catholic football program participates in Stations of the Cross workout

SportsLeader, a virtue-based program for coaches based in Louisville, Ky., has come up with a Lenten challenge for high school athletic programs and at least one local school has accepted that challe...

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Refresher on the rules of fast and abstinence during Lent

Staff Report As the first Ash Wednesday Masses let out, thousands of Catholics in the Archdiocese of Cincinnati will leave church with a visible witness to the faith on their heads. Though one of the ...

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Number joining the church at Easter increases for first time since 2013

This year 880 adults and children will enter the Roman Catholic Church in the Archdiocese of Cincinnati, beginning Sunday Feb. 14 with the Rite of Election and the Call to Continuing Conversion. For t...

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Pope makes long-awaited visit to Our Lady of Guadalupe

IMAGE: CNS/Paul Haring By Junno Arocho Esteves MEXICO CITY (CNS) — Pope Francis fulfilled his much-desired wish to pray in silence before the miraculous image of Our Lady of Guadalupe After cele...

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Antonin Scalia, Supreme Court justice, dies

IMAGE: CNS photo/Bob Roller By WASHINGTON (CNS) — Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia, the longest-serving justice on the Supreme Court, died of apparent natural causes at a resort in West Texa...

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Pope Francis tells Mexican bishops be unified, speak out on tough issues

IMAGE: CNS/Paul Haring By David Agren MEXICO CITY (CNS) — Pope Francis demanded forceful denunciations of drug violence in Mexico from the country’s bishops, who have preferred timid prono...

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Fight corruption, work for common good, pope tells Mexican officials

IMAGE: CNS/Paul Haring By Cindy Wooden MEXICO CITY (CNS) — Pope Francis told Mexico’s president and government officials that the country’s future can be bright only if government an...

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Events

Lex Orandi Lex Credendi Lex Vivendi

February 15, 2016 7:00 am - 8:45 pm
St. Michael, Mt. Orab, 220 S. High Street, Mt. Orab, OH 45118

February 15, 22, and March 7, 14: Through prayer, music, and reflection Fr. Larry Tensi and Karen Kane will engage participants in a deeper experience and understanding of the Mass through a four even...

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Jesus

February 15, 2016 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
St. Augustine/St. Joseph Parish Meeting Center, Corner of Fifth & Lincoln Sts., Minster, 45865

PRESENTER:  Deacon Hal Belcher Pre-registration requested at least one week prior to the start of the course/workshop. The Office of Evangelization and Catechesis reserves the right to cancel a cour...

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CATHOLIC DIVORCE SURVIVAL GUIDE

February 15, 2016 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
St. Christopher Church, 435 E. National Road, Vandalia, OH 45377 United States

12 weeks, held on Monday evenings, 7-8:30 pm from January 11 to March 28 in the “Candle Room” of St. Christopher’s Church in Vandalia. Cost: is $25 per person. Register online at: https://secure...

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