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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CSW Roundup: Music, arts, medicine and sports

As Catholic Schools Week 2016 winds down, here’s a look at some of the news submitted to the CT by area Catholic schools around the Archdiocese of Cincinnati. St. Ignatius Music Program growing,...

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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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Open God’s heart with prayer, pope tells Padre Pio Prayer Groups

IMAGE: CNS/Paul Haring By Cindy Wooden VATICAN CITY (CNS) — Praying is not like taking an aspirin, something one does just to feel a little better, Pope Francis told thousands of members of Padr...

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Mission dioceses welcome the stranger, disenfranchised

IMAGE: CNS photo/Chaz Muth By Chaz Muth RALEIGH, N.C. (CNS) — When Aida Sarkisian and her family left their home in Iraq for the U.S., it wasn’t because they wanted to. It was because thei...

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Events

CATHOLIC DIVORCE SURVIVAL GUIDE

February 8, 2016 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
St. Christopher Church, 435 E. National Road, Vandalia, OH 45377 United States

12 weeks, held on Monday evenings, 7-8:30 pm from January 11 to March 28 in the “Candle Room” of St. Christopher’s Church in Vandalia. Cost: is $25 per person. Register online at: https://secure...

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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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