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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Comboni Missionary becomes chaplain moderator for Hispanic community

St. Charles Borromeo Catholic Hispanic community has a newly appointed chaplain moderator in the person of Father Rodolfo Coaquira Hilaje, a Peruvian Comboni Missionary. He was ordained in 1992 in hi...

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Cincinnati Mayor declares Feb. 5 Tom Otten Day

Though Feb. 5, 2016 passed in much of the Archdiocese of Cincinnati as simply the final day of Catholic Schools Week, at Elder High School and throughout the City of Cincinnati, it was officially Tom...

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Ukrainian Catholics don’t expect much from pope-patriarch meeting

IMAGE: CNS photo/Alexandre Meneghini, Reuters By Cindy Wooden VATICAN CITY (CNS) — Ukrainian Catholic leaders gave a very cautious welcome to news that Pope Francis would meet in Cuba with Russi...

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Papal commission on sex abuse votes that member take leave of absence

By Carol Glatz VATICAN CITY (CNS) — The papal commission on child protection voted that one of its members — a survivor of abuse and victims’ advocate — take a leave of absence...

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Vatican updates papal itinerary for Cuba, Mexico visit

IMAGE: CNS photo/Henry Romero, Reuters By Cindy Wooden VATICAN CITY (CNS) — Pope Francis is scheduled to have more than two hours alone with Russian Orthodox Patriarch Kirill of Moscow in Cuba i...

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Pope says he goes to Mexico as a ‘missionary of mercy, peace’

IMAGE: CNS photo/Jose Luis Gonzalez, Reuters By Junno Arocho Esteves VATICAN CITY (CNS) — Pope Francis said his reasons for going to Mexico are “easy and simple.” “I want to co...

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Events

Introduction to Catechetical Ministry - #5 Evangelization and Catechesis

February 9, 2016 6:30 pm - 9:15 pm
St. Antoninus, 1500 Linneman Road, Cincinnati, OH 45238 United States

Modern research and experience reveal that many of today's Catholics have been "sacramentalized, but never evangelized".  This workshop will hone in on the dynamics of conversion to Christ, offering ...

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CATHOLIC SPONSORED DIVORCE CARE

February 11, 2016 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
St. Francis of Assisi Church, 6245 Wilmington Pike, Centerville, OH United States

CATHOLIC-SPONSORED DIVORCECARE 13 weeks, held on Thursday evenings, 7-9 pm from January 14 to April 14 at St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Church, 6245 Wilmington Pike, Centerville, OH. Cost: is $25 per...

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Justice and Peace

February 11, 2016 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Pilarczyk Center, 1436 Needmore Road, Dayton, OH 45414 United States

This five week course will develop an awareness of the centrality of justice, provide a basic understanding of the Gospels’ commandment of love and provide some basic values and principles of the Ki...

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