From Archbishop Schnurr

Safeguard Religious Freedom

Americans are justly proud of the freedoms secured by the first ten amendments to our Constitution, collectively known as the Bill of Rights. And freedom of religion is cited first: “Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof . . .”    

However, it is important to remember that the First Amendment does not create or bestow a uniquely American entitlement. The right to religious liberty belongs to everyone because . . .

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Coming next week: A look at ABIDE

The Abide summer conference for youth is in full swing. Friday night, the 65 youth and their college and adult companions headed to Cincinnati’s Washington Park for some hands-on ministry: talki...

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Event Alert: Veneration of the official relics of Saint Padre Pio coming to the Archdiocese

St. Peter in Chains Cathedral will have the official relics of St. Padre Pio of Pietrelcina on October 3, 2018 on the occasion of the 50th commemoration anniversary of his passing. For information abo...

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Archbishop Dennis M. Schnurr to Recognize 13 Catholic Communities

On Monday, June 18, Archbishop Dennis M. Schnurr will designate 13 Catholic parishes, schools, and religious congregations in the Archdiocese of Cincinnati as “Laudato Si’ Communities” in recogn...

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Throwback Thursday: Celebrating Mother of Mercy High School

On June 2, 2018, a celebration was held on the grounds of Mother of Mercy High School. Here’s a look back on that most special evening....

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Julie Asher, CNS national editor, wins St. Francis de Sales Award

IMAGE: CNS photo/Chaz Muth By GREEN BAY, Wis. (CNS) — Julie Asher is the recipient of the 2018 St. Francis de Sales Award from the Catholic Press Association of the United States and Canada. The...

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Yo-Yo Ma holds concert for peace at Chicago Catholic Church

IMAGE: CNS photo/Karen Callaway, Chicago Catholic By Joyce Duriga CHICAGO (CNS) — When world-renowned cellist Yo-Yo Ma brought his Concert for Peace to St. Sabina Church for the second time June...

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Most fundamental human right is hope, pope says

IMAGE: CNS photo/Abedin Taherkenareh, EPA By Carol Glatz VATICAN CITY (CNS) — The theory that well-being will automatically flow down to everyone from the riches of the few is “a lie,̶...

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Bishops’ pastoral letter on racism on track for November vote

IMAGE: CNS photo/Bob Roller By Dennis Sadowski FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (CNS) — A planned pastoral letter addressing racism is on schedule for a November vote by the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bis...

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Laudato Si' Recognitions Prayer Service

June 18, 2018 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Community of the Good Shepherd, 8815 E. Kemper Road
Cincinnati, OH 45249 United States

On the 3rd anniversary of Pope Francis’s release of Laudato Si’: On Care of Our Common Home, Archbishop Dennis Schnurr will be leading a prayer service and recognizing 13 parishes, schools an...

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Cincinnati Festival of Faiths

June 24, 2018 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Xavier University’s Cintas Center, 1624 Herald Ave
Cincinnati, OH 45207 United States

The Archdiocese of Cincinnati and other Catholic groups will be joining in Cincinnati’s first Festival of Faiths on Sunday, June 24 from 1:00-5:00 p.m. at Xavier University’s Cintas Center.  Th...

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July 6, 2018
Sharonville Convention Center, 11355 Chester Rd.
Cincinnati, OH 45246 United States

The Archdiocese of Cincinnati is teaming up with Couple to Couple League to host a family conference this summer that celebrates the 50th anniversary of Humanae Vitae. Mark your calendars to join us J...

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