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September 2018

September 8, 2018 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Together in Christ: Saying “Yes” to Missionary Discipleship

Nativity of Our Lord 5935 Pandora Avenue Cincinnati, OH, 45213 + Google Map

A morning of prayer, celebration and encounter among Greater Cincinnati parish respect life, social justice and charity leaders with those at the heart of our ministries on abortion, environmental justice, immigration, racism, reentry and the opioid crisis. We will: Celebrate our discipleship as called for in Pope Francis’ Joy of the Gospel. Bear witness to our own calling Encounter the stories of others on how they came to advocate for life, dignity and justice. You must RSVP:  Contact  Tammie Mers…

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September 13, 2018 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Salt and Light

St. Charles Center 2860 U.S. 127 Celina, OH, 45822 + Google Map

The Archdiocese of Cincinnati’s Catholic Social Action Office will present a five-part series, “Salt and Light: A Transformative Journey into Catholic Social Teaching”, beginning Thursday, September 13, 2018, 6:30 -9:00 p.m. at St. Charles Center in Celina, Ohio. The series continues on September 20, 27, October 4 and 11. Cost is $25 which includes light refreshments, all materials and admission to the Archdiocese’ “Distinguished Speaker” musical event at Maria Stein Shrine on September 20.  Kevin Heider is the featured performer. …

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September 14, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Feast of the Exaltation of the Holy Cross

St. Anthony of Padua Maronite Catholic Church 2530 Victory Parkway Cincinnati, OH, 45206 + Google Map

Join us for Divine Liturgy, followed by an educational gathering on international religious persecution and our response to the natural disaster in Kerala, India. 7:00 p.m. Divine Liturgy 8:15 p.m. Educational gathering with refreshments Featuring presentations from: Bill O’Keefe (by video), Catholic Relief Services Vice President for Government Relations and Advocacy; and Anne Scheid, Catholic Charities Southwestern Ohio Refugee Resettlement Director www.staparish.org Sponsored by the Equestrian Order of the Holy Sepulchre of Jerusalem and One Church of Mercy –Christians of the East and…

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September 18, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Distinguished Speaker

Incarnation Parish Center 55 Williamsburg Lane Dayton, OH, + Google Map

Join us for the 2018 Distinguished Speaker featuring Kevin Heider. Tuesday, September 18 at 7 pm at Incarnation Parish Center, 55 Williamsburg Lane, Centerville, OH.  Kevin Heider’s versatile indie-folk/rock sound is coupled with a lyrical form that explores— from the heights to the depths — what it means to be human. Kevin will be sharing about how he puts his faith into action through his music and invite us to find our own ways to live out our faith. Sponsored by Catholic Social Services of the Miami…

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September 19, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
“I was a stranger and you welcomed me. . .” Immigration in the light of Catholic Social Teaching

Immaculate Heart of Mary Church, Heritage Hall 7800 Beechmont Avenue Cincinnati, OH, 45255 + Google Map

A presentation on Catholic Social Teaching and migration, featuring an exploration of the current system and personal witness from a local immigrant. Join us to learn what the Church says about immigration and to reflect on how we are called to respond. Presented by Tony Stieritz, Director, Catholic Social Action, Archdiocese of Cincinnati and Allison Herre, Catholic Charities Southwestern Ohio Immigration Legal Services Director Questions?  Jim Burridge, jim_burridge@hotmail.com    

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September 20, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Distinguished Speaker

Maria Stein Shrine of the Holy Relics 2291 St. Johns Road Maria Stein, OH, 45860 + Google Map

Join us for the 2018 Distinguished Speaker featuring Kevin Heider Thursday, September 20 at 7 pm at the Maria Stein Shrine of the Holy Relics, 2291 St. Johns Rd., Maria Stein, OH.   Kevin Heider’s versatile indie-folk/rock sound is coupled with a lyrical form that explores— from the heights to the depths — what it means to be human. Kevin will be sharing about how he puts his faith into action through his music and invite us to find our own ways to live out our faith. Sponsored by Catholic…

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September 22, 2018 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
Can We Bridge the Divide? Better Angels Red /Blue Workshop

Incarnation Catholic Church 7415 Far Hills Rd Centerville, OH, 45459 + Google Map

What:  A workshop bringing together a select number of conservative or Republican-leaning citizens and liberal or Democratic-leaning citizens for a day of structured conversations rooted in our Catholic faith.* Why:   In Abraham Lincoln’s First Inaugural Address in 1861, with the nation on the brink of Civil War, he appealed to the “better angels of our nature.” When our Holy Father spoke to the U.S. Congress for the first time in history in 2015, he honored Lincoln as a guardian of…

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September 29, 2018 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

Immaculate Heart of Mary Church, Heritage Hall 7800 Beechmont Avenue Cincinnati, OH, 45255 + Google Map

As our culture becomes increasingly polarized, the Church can offer an alternative message of unity in Christ’s body that has the power to heal a broken world.  Members of our Eastside Region parishes are invited to gather in for a morning of prayer, celebration and encounter, rooted in Pope Francis’ message in the The Joy of the Gospel.  Those gathering will include Greater Cincinnati parish respect life, social action and St. Vincent de Paul leaders along with those at the heart…

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October 2018

October 3, 2018 @ 11:00 am - 1:30 pm
The MARCC 50th Anniversary Celebration Luncheon

You are invited  to join us as we celebrate and reflect upon our incredible journey to serving the Cincinnati community for 50 years! Speaker:  Verna L. Williams, Ph.D., Interim Dean and Nippert Professor of Law University of Cincinnati College of Law Topic: Facts Matter RSVP by SEPTEMBER 21, 2018 (513) 721-4843 or marcc@marcconline.com $45 per person $500 table sponsorship To RSVP, click here and indicate how many will be in your party along with your entree preference – chicken, or…

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October 14, 2018 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Celebrating Saint Oscar Romero

Bellarmine Chapel, Xavier University 3800 Victory Parkway Cincinnati, OH, 45207 + Google Map

On October 14, Archbishop Oscar Romero of El Salvador will be canonized as a saint.  Join members of Cincinnati’s Salvadoran community in the celebration of this modern, Christian witness, who was martyred in 1980 for the faith and for justice.  The gathering will include a prayer service and fiesta! “Wherever there is someone who has been baptized, that is where the church is.  There is a prophet there.  Let us not hide the talent that God gave us on the…

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December 2018

December 1, 2018 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
CRS Ethical Fair Trade Sale

University of Dayton River Campus 1700 S. Patterson Blvd. Dayton, OH, + Google Map

Come to one of the largest CRS Ethical Trade Sales in the United States.  Beautiful handcrafted items, gourmet coffee and foods, entertainment and local sellers featured. Click here for more information.

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December 1, 2018 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Together in Christ

St. George Church E. State Street and Elm Streets Georgetown, OH, 45121 + Google Map

As our culture becomes increasingly polarized, the Church can offer an alternative message of unity in Christ’s body that has the power to heal a broken world.  Members of St. Martin Deanery parishes are invited to gather in for a morning of prayer, celebration and encounter, rooted in Pope Francis’ message in the The Joy of the Gospel.  Those gathering will include parish respect life and social action leaders along with those at the heart of their work on abortion, food…

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January 2019

January 1 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
World Day of Peace Mass – Cincinnati

Cathedal of St. Peter in Chains Corner of 8th and Plum Streets Cincinnati, OH, 45202 + Google Map

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 8th and Plum Streets, Cincinnati. The Holy Father designates each New Year’s Day as a special opportunity for the universal Church to pray for a year of greater peace, respect for life and social justice.  Join us as we pray for nonviolence…

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January 1 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
World Day of Peace Mass – Dayton

St. Charles Borromeo Parish 4500 Ackerman Boulevard Kettering, OH, 45429 + Google Map

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 Boulevard, Kettering, OH.   The Holy Father designates each New Year’s Day as a special opportunity for the universal Church to pray for a year of greater peace, respect for life and social justice.  Join us as we pray for nonviolence and healing in our communities,…

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February 2019

February 19 @ 9:30 am - 3:30 pm
Addiction Crisis Workshop: A Catholic and Lutheran Response

Community of the Good Shepherd 8815 E. Kemper Road Cincinnati, OH, 45249 + Google Map

  Every parish from all Catholic and Lutheran churches in the 19 counties of the Archdiocese is asked to send two representatives to this educational event.  The scourge of addiction is so prevalent that the Gospel compels us to tackle it together. This event will take place on Tuesday, February 19 at Good Shepherd Catholic Church (8815 E. Kemper Rd., Cincinnati, OH).  It will be an all-day event, involving prayer, plenary sessions on the opioid/addiction crisis and the faith community’s response,…

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March 2019

March 23 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Unpacking Racial Power and Privilege

Blue Ash Library 4911 Cooper Road Cincinnati, OH, 45242 + Google Map

At this gathering we will view part of  the documentary White Like Me and have small group dialogue on racial power and privilege. Light refreshments provided.  Participants are encouraged to bring a lunch. Space is limited.  To register please email: csadayton@catholiccincinnati.org by Tuesday, March 19. Click here for flyer.

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April 2019

April 9 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Moving our Mission – Versailles

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This workshop will help you learn methods of transforming mission projects to models of self-sufficiency (do no harm) and away from models of dependency on outside aid. This workshop draws on evidence-based development practices to apply them to parish twinning activities/projects, school, college, or church mission trips, CRS programs, and other mission endeavors. Guest speaker: Dr. Kim Lamberty, D. Min., is a senior consultant for CRS (Catholic Relief Service) and has 30+ years of experience with economic development projects in…

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April 10 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Moving Our Mission – Dayton

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This workshop will help you learn methods of transforming mission projects to models of self-sufficiency (do no harm) and away from models of dependency on outside aid. This workshop draws on evidence-based development practices to apply them to parish twinning activities/projects, school, college, or church mission trips, CRS programs, and other mission endeavors. Guest speaker: Dr. Kim Lamberty, D. Min., is a senior consultant for CRS (Catholic Relief Service) and has 30+ years of experience with economic development projects in…

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April 11 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Moving Our Mission – Cincinnati

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This workshop will help you learn methods of transforming mission projects to models of self-sufficiency (do no harm) and away from models of dependency on outside aid. This workshop draws on evidence-based development practices to apply them to parish twinning activities/projects, school, college, or church mission trips, CRS programs, and other mission endeavors. Guest speaker: Dr. Kim Lamberty, D. Min., is a senior consultant for CRS (Catholic Relief Service) and has 30+ years of experience with economic development projects in…

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April 13 @ 9:45 am - 2:30 pm
Building the City of God

Holy Angels School 120 E. Water Street Sidney, OH, + Google Map

A Day of Reflection and Prayer Inspiring Action and Fellowship Members of parishes in the Sidney and St. Mary’s Deaneries involved in or looking to establish service ministries welcome Keynote Speaker:  Sister Joyce Zimmerman, C.PP.S. Examples of Current Service Projects from parishes in the Sidney and St. Mary’s Deaneries Opportunities to learn and share ideas for service ministries Lunch provided, free will donations accepted For more information or to RSVP, please contact Judy Zimmerman at puffzim@hotmail.com or 937-638-2733 by Friday,…

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