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Seek the Lord

The season of Advent, which we enter in December, is a period of watchful waiting in preparation for the Nativity of the Lord at Christmas. In this, as in so many things, the Church is counter-cultural. Some stores have been decorating for Christmas since before Halloween!

It is common during these weeks each year to hear references to “the real meaning of Christmas,” especially in movies and television programs. Depending on the production, this is variously depicted as. . . .

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Lehman Catholic High School Announces New President

SIDNEY, OH | December 14, 2018 – Archbishop Dennis M. Schnurr of the Archdiocese of Cincinnati has approved the appointment of Joshua J. Ater as the new President of Lehman Catholic High Sc...

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Photo Essay: A great light in the darkness

Each year, Old Saint Mary’s Parish on the Saturday before the Third Sunday of Advent, the faithful set their alarms early so they can attend the Rorate Mass. The Rorate Mass is lit only by candl...

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Advent Reflections by our Seminarians

December 15th, Saturday of the 2nd Week of Advent Matthew Zwilling “The LORD is my God.” That is what the name Elijah means, a name that speaks of his deepest identity. “The LORD is my God, not ...

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Today’s Video: St. John of the Cross

Here are some quotes from St. John of the Cross on his Feast Day: On aging: “In the twilight of life, God will not judge us on our earthly possessions and human successes, but on how well we have lo...

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Faith advocates see victories in new farm bill

IMAGE: CNS photo/Joshua Lott, Reuters By Mark Pattison WASHINGTON (CNS) — The farm bill that passed both houses of Congress by wide margins doesn’t have money in it to protect endangered s...

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Catechism revision adds impetus in death penalty abolition fight

By Mark Pattison WASHINGTON (CNS) — Changes in law and public opinion have had their role to play in the quest to end capital punishment in the United States, but Catholic teaching also has play...

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Education key to solving migration crisis, pope says

IMAGE: CNS photo/Vatican Media By Junno Arocho Esteves VATICAN CITY (CNS) — As the celebration of Christmas draws near, the plight of the Holy Family calls to mind the sufferings of the many men...

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Ignoring reality of abuse, resisting responsibility must end, says Jesuit

IMAGE: CNS photo/Claudio Peri, EPA By Carol Glatz VATICAN CITY (CNS) — Anyone who still believes the abuse crisis is an "American" or "Western" problem must become properly i...

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Events

Comboni Missionaries Nativity Experience

December 14, 2018 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Comboni Missionaries, 1318 Nagel Road
Cincinnati, OH 45255 United States

Comboni Missionaries Nativity Experience December 14-30, 2018 times vary Comboni Mission Center, 1318 Nagel Road, Cincinnati, OH 45255 The Comboni Missionaries present a Nativity Experience - a Cinci...

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World Day of Peace Mass - Cincinnati

January 1, 2019 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Cathedal of St. Peter in Chains, Corner of 8th and Plum Streets
Cincinnati, OH 45202 United States

Start your New Year off with the observance of the World Day of Peace on the Solemnity of Mary the Mother of God—Tuesday, Jan. 1, 2019, at 11:00 a.m. at Cathedral of St. Peter in Chains, Corner of 8...

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World Day of Peace Mass - Dayton

January 1, 2019 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
St. Charles Borromeo Parish, 4500 Ackerman Boulevard
Kettering, OH 45429 United States

Start your New Year off with the observance of the World Day of Peace on the Solemnity of Mary the Mother of God—Tuesday, Jan. 1, 2019, at 11:00 a.m. at St. Charles Borromeo Parish, 4500 Ackerman Bo...

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Helping Students Discover the SHAPE of their Mission

January 11, 2019 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Our Lady of the Holy Spirit Center, 5440 Moeller Ave
Cincinnati, OH 45212

This event for religion teachers and catechists, is led by Fr. Matthew Summe, S.J.  and takes place at Our Lady of the Holy Spirit Center. The Cost is $50.00 and includes breakfast, lunch and materia...

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