From Archbishop Schnurr

Missionary Discipleship

Dear Friends in Christ,

Most of us learned as children that the word “Catholic” means “universal.” We even refer sometimes to the “universal Church” to remind us that we are part of more than just the “local Church,” which is our Archdiocese.

The Church is universal because it encompasses the entire earth. Every spot on the globe is part of the Church’s mission. But the Church is also universal in the sense that she has a mission . . .

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Mission trips bring high school students closer to God

Kylie Schmidt, with her group, huffed up the hill in Navajo country. There are few trees —just an arid expanse colored in various shades of brown and red and dotted by scrub. “You can look out fro...

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Sister lives what God calls her to do

In describing her ministry to the Navajo people, Sister of the Blessed Sacrament Zoe Brenner simply said, “I’m just doing what God is calling me to do.” But there is much more to it for the Read...

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Mission letter from Archbishop Schnurr: Young people urged to serve “least” of our brethren

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Franciscan sisters minister in rural Kentucky

It’s an hour drive to see a movie or eat at a fast food restaurant. But, the things most of us take for granted pale in comparison to the joy Franciscan Sisters (Tiffin) Marge Eilerman and Angie Kie...

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Synod groups on sexuality: Church welcomes all, calls all to conversion

By Cindy Wooden VATICAN CITY (CNS) — No one is excluded from the love of God or from being welcomed into the Catholic Church, but God’s love and the church’s welcome also come with a...

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Smith dinner’s tone lighthearted, but abuse crisis not ignored in remarks

IMAGE: CNS photo/Gregory A. Shemitz By Beth Griffin NEW YORK (CNS) — In the current toxic environment where political rivals describe each other as “evil” and “enemies,” ...

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Response to sexual abuse crisis tops agenda for USCCB fall assembly

IMAGE: CNS photo/Bob Roller By Dennis Sadowski WASHINGTON (CNS) — The firestorm surrounding the clergy sex abuse crisis and the way some bishops handled allegations of abuse against priests will...

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Scalabrini shelter in Guatemala swamped by Hondurans seeking safety

IMAGE: CNS photo/Luis Echeverria, Reuters By David Agren MEXICO CITY (CNS) — A Scalabrini migrant shelter in Guatemala City has served 1,700 Hondurans heading north as part of a caravan seeking ...

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40 Days for Life Prayer Campaigns

September 26, 2018

TAKE A STAND FOR LIFE From September 26 to November 4, our communities will take part in 40 Days for Life … a groundbreaking, coordinated international  mobilization. We pray that, with...

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Future Full of Hope - A Vocational Discernment Retreat

October 19, 2018 5:00 pm - 12:00 pm
Higher Ground Retreat Center, 3820 Logan Creek Ln
West Harrison, IN 47060 United States

A vocational discernment retreat, that emphasizes discernment of religious life.  Participants will hear stories from vowed religious, as well as lay ministers, grow in community with people througho...

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After the Abortion: An Education Day for Pregnancy Center Volunteers

October 23, 2018 9:15 am - 2:15 pm
All Saints Parish Center, 8939 Montgomery Rd.
Cincinnati, 45236 United States

Tuesday, Oct. 23, 2018 All Saints Parish Center 8939 Montgomery Rd., Cincinnati 45236 9:15am to 2:15pm (Doors open at 8:30 AM) Hear powerful testimony from post-abortive women Learn ti...

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Prayer to End Abortion

October 27, 2018 8:00 am - 10:00 am
Holy Name Catholic Church, 2448 Auburn Ave
Cincinnati, OH 45219 United States

Each Saturday we will be offering up a Mass and Prayer Intentions for the women and workers at the Planned Parenthood Facility on Auburn Ave.  We will begin with Mass at Holy Name Catholic Church fol...

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