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Twinning: Cincinnati and Madagascar “This is seeing the body of Christ in a completely different fashion”
In 1999, Divine Providence Sister Francis Maag, visited Madagascar as a representative of her religious community. She returned with a dream. A long-time school principal, Sister Francis was then director of religious education at St. Therese Little Flower Parish in Mount Airy. She was moved by the enthusiasm of the
On Friday October 13, 2017 many of the faithful gathered at St. Peter in Chains Cathedral to celebrate the 100th Anniversary of the “Miracle of the Sun” that took place in Fatima Portugal on October 13, 1917. Archbishop Dennis Schnurr presided at the event which featured, prayer, rosary, and music.
On the weekend of October 12th through October 15th, the inaugural Blink Festival took place throughout downtown Cincinnati. An extension of the popular Luminocity Festival that combined sophisticated light projections and symphonic music, Blink took the projections to sites around the city. St. Louis Church was one of many projections
Fatima- 100 Years ago in this small village in Portugal, The Blessed Virgin Mary appeared six times to three young children; when in the same continent World War I was consuming life and land; Portugal was in political chaos, refugees were pouring into Europe. A week ago 134 pilgrims from
By Erin Schurenburg It began in Aachen, Germany, on Pentecost Sunday, 1845. Sister Gertrude Frank approached the soon-to-be foundress of the Sisters of the Poor of St. Francis, Blessed Frances Schervier, about a new congregation. In 1858, it spread to the United States. What was referred to then as the
The pilgrims from the Archdiocese of Cincinnati have finished their time in Spain and are on to Andorra — next stop, Lourdes, France. “The Catholic Telegraph’s” Greg Hartman reported that the second day of the Barcelona leg of the pilgrimage in Barcelona ended on Tibiabo Hill, at the Church of
The students at St. Andrew – St. Elizabeth Ann Seton School were greeted with a bright welcome as they began a new school year several days after The Great American Solar Eclipse. Each student was handed a cool pair of shades by their principal, Mr. Mark Wilburn and greeted by
National Pilgrim Virgin Statue – 2017 List of Locations The National Pilgrim Virgin Statue of Our Lady of Fatima (NPVS) is a beautiful hand-carved image of Our Lady of Fatima given to the United States by the bishop of Fatima after being blessed by Pope Paul VI in 1967. The
It was a warm day at the old ballyard as Cincinnati Reds color commentator Joe Nuxhall would recite. On this day though, members of Mother of Mercy students sang the National Anthem before the Cincinnati Reds vs. Pittsburgh Pirates game.