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The altar bathed in candlelight (CT Photo/Greg Hartman)
While many in the Ohio Valley on an early Saturday morning were just awakening, a faith filled Old Saint Mary Parish awaited the Rorate Mass. I found it a moment in this Advent where darkness was interrupted by light. The Sunday readings have reflected that theme, along with being in the

Two different people shared the same article with me last month. My charismatic roots tempt me to take that it as a sign it should be this month’s topic, so here goes. The article came from the Catholic website Aleteia, and is titled, “Hey, pastors, want to bring us Millennials

By Walt Schaefer Since 2003, St. John the Baptist Church in Harrison has had its own field of dreams. That’s when Father Edward Shine purchased 26 acres of former farmland near the intersection of New Haven and Carolina Trace Roads, preparing for parish growth in a part of far western

Advent Reflection for December 16th – Saturday of the Second Week of Advent Sir 48:1-4,9-11/ Ps. 80: 2-3, 15-16,18-19 / Matthew 17: 9a, 10-13   Invitation to Prayer: Let’s ask to be open to the fire of God’s love and let that fire burn brightly within our hearts as we

Now there were shepherds in that region living in the fields and keeping the night watch over their flock. The angel of the Lord appeared to them and the glory of the Lord shone around them, and they were struck with great fear. (Luke 2: 8-9) (CT Photo/Greg Hartman)
ADVENT 2017 Friday, November 24th through January 1st Live Nativity at St. Francis Seraph St. Francis Seraph Nativity exhibit at Christian Moerlein Taproom Map Monday, November 27th through Friday, January 5th “At the Manger” Créche display at the University of Dayton Map Friday, December 1st –Sunday, January 7th Nativity Set

Father Kyle Schnippel giving the viewing party participants a primer before the show. (CT Photo/Greg Hartman)
More than 100 people gathered at St. John Neumann Church in Pleasant Run Farms to watch their pastor, Father Kyle Schnippel, compete in “The Great American Cooking Show” Thursday. Spoiler alert: He isn’t going to win. At the end of the second episode (two are aired each Thursday for three

Festive carols sung awaiting the lighting of the Christmas Tree (CT Photo/Greg Hartman)
As a beautiful sunset occurred at the University of Dayton, the great spirit of Joy could be found on campus for the annual “Christmas at UD.”

Over 200 young adults from the greater Cincinnati area gathered for adoration, confession, praise, and worship on November 17 at St. Mary’s Church in Hyde Park. The Behold event was hosted by the Mount St. Mary’s seminarians and the Archdiocese of Cincinnati’s Office of Young Adult Evangelization and Discipleship. Reflection

Statue where St. Bernadette witnessed the beautiful Lady in Lourdes France (CT Photo/Greg Hartman)
Here’s a brief overview of why we celebrate the Solemnity of the Immaculate Conception

Editor’s note: Our October issue featured an article highlighting the twinning relationship between three parishes in the archdiocese with parishes in Dominica. Shortly after we went to press, the island was ravaged by the most powerful hurricane in its history. Its twinning partners are committed to aiding in Dominica’s recovery