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St. Augustine of Hippo is the patron of brewers because of his conversion from a former life of loose living, which included parties, entertainment, and worldly ambitions. His complete turnaround and conversion has been an inspiration to many who struggle with a particular vice or habit they long to break.

This talk is difficult for Fr. Mike to give, but sadly, it is also necessary. Since the Pennsylvania Report was released, practically every headline with the word “Catholic” in it has been about the report, which covers seventy years and gives accounts of three hundred priests who allegedly abused over

Saint Monica, also known as Monica of Hippo, is St. Augustine of Hippo’s mother. She was born in 331 A.D. in Tagaste, which is present-day Algeria. Learn about her life in today’s video:

Today begins a 9-day Novena to the Blessed Mother, Queen of Heaven and Earth Novena to the Blessed Mother, Queen of Heaven and Earth I greet you, ever-blessed Virgin, Mother of God, refuge of sinners, and Queen of the Universe. Most loving Mother, attracted by your beauty, sweetness, and tender

Today is the Memorial of St. Pius X, known as the Pope of the Blessed Sacrament.

Students sing during the Catholic Schools Mass at Our Lady of the Immaculate Conception Church in Dayton Wednesday, Jan. 28, 2015. (CT Photo/E.L. Hubbard)
Lord our God, in your wisdom and love you surround us with the mysteries of the universe. Send your Spirit upon these students and fill them with your wisdom and blessings. Grant that they may devote themselves to their studies and draw ever closer to you, the source of all

On Saturday August 11, Bishop Joseph Binzer said Mass at the Our Lady of Fatima Shrine in Russells Point on the shore of Indian Lake. Here’s a look at the day in pictures:   “O My Jesus, forgive us our sins, save us from the fires of Hell and lead

St. Maximilian Kolbe was born as Raymund Kolbe on January 8, 1894, in the Kingdom of Poland, part of the Russian Empire. He was a Polish Conventual Franciscan friar and a martyr in the German death Camp of Auschwitz during World War II.

By Eileen Connelly, OSU High school students are faced with a dizzying array of options during their college search.  A local native with parents who are both alumni, it was only natural for the University of Dayton to be on Jacob Montgomery’s short list. Yet the young man also knew

If you feel like you’re up life’s creek without a clear vocation, it’s important to remember that there’s only one goal worth pursuing, and that is to become a saint. But how do we do that? Fr. Mike lays out some straightforward guidelines on how to get there.