Father Thomas Snodgrass reflects on 42 years of service “Don’t call me in July,” Father Thomas Snodgrass said, sitting in his 8th floor office at the central archdiocesan offices in downtown Cincinnati. “I plan to be sitting poolside for a month just relaxing.” Forty-two years after his ordination to the
By Steve Trosley When the Catholic Cemetery Conference convenes in Cincinnati in September, its members will get a special tour of the archdiocesan cemeteries and see a newly dedicated addition to the Gate of Heaven administration building. Douglas Tinsman, events coordinator and customer service manager, said the cemetery broke ground
Mothers and grandmothers are showered with affection and gifts on their special day each May. While fathers and grandfathers also are often the recipient of gifts, ties, and tools, what most of us really crave — appreciation — rarely makes the gift wrap table. The culture has changed dramatically
Meet five from Toledo, Louisville, and Fathers of Mercy Five men from outside the archdiocese who have been preparing for the priesthood at Mount St. Mary’s Seminary will be ordained in their dioceses or religious orders this spring. With Cincinnati’s four graduates, they make up the ordination class of 2018.
Thousands visit for Catholic education conference; Pope Francis sends envoy Attendees at the 112th National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA) convention in Cincinnati in early April honored two area educators for their contributions and ministry. At the dinner opening the week-long convention, Mayra Alza Wilson, coordinator of Latino outreach for Catholic
Four to be ordained for area parishes on May 19 How do you learn God’s plan for your life? “Go to Mass and pray in front of the tabernacle as frequently as you can,” said Deacon Craig Best, who will be ordained a priest in Cincinnati’s cathedral this month. “Give
Archbishop Dennis M. Schnurr announced today that Father Anthony Brausch will be installed as the thirty-sixth President of the Athenaeum and Rector of Mount St. Mary’s Seminary on May 13, 2018. Archbishop Schnurr thanked Father Benedict O’Cinnsealaigh for his seven years of leadership as President and Rector and for his
What are we saying this year? Season’s greetings? Holiday greetings? Merry Christmas? Anecdotal evidence would seem to indicate that how we greet others at Christmas time has more to do with fear than with conviction. We fear that we will offend someone or instigate an unpleasant confrontation. So we default
The skies may have been leaden, but the light of what Archbishop Dennis Schnurr called an “historic event” shined bright on those gathered under a tent on in the Marian Courtyard of Mount St. Mary’s Seminary of the West Nov. 2 as ground was broken for a new residence building.
We can learn as our children grow. Solomon asked God for wisdom and God should have told him to listen to his children. I learned the concept of “inside voice and outside voice” when my oldest child started grade school. She explained to me one day when her brother and