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This month’s Bucket List takes you to three places created for prayer: a memorial, a former seminary filled with art and treasures, and a rural shrine: an outdoor memorial for martyred Jesuits Our Lady of the Holy Spirit Center a shrine on the site of an amusement park Go: See
By Sharon Semanie Families whose names included Timmerman, Essers and Schmitz were among pioneer neighbors in rural Mercer County instrumental in building St. Paul Catholic Church in Sharpsburg, southeast of Fort Recovery. The original wooden-framed church built in 1868 cost $1,000, measured only 30 x 40 sq. ft., was 20
Awake Junior High Camps: Youth Evangelization and Discipleship Director Brad Bursa calls these “pre-evangelization” opportunities concentrating on building community, especially within youth groups. Because the Christian life is difficult to lead in isolation and young people are often isolated, Bursa said, the camps are meant to give students from grade
“This exhibit comes to the museum as the nation grapples with recent investigative reporting exposing the separation of families at our borders,” said Dion Brown, president of the National Underground Railroad Freedom Center in Cincinnati. “It is incredibly important that we host this exhibit that partners with organizations like Catholic
By Walt Schaefer Cincinnati’s West End neighborhood is not known for its beauty, but the short life of Victoria Stoltz lives on at a two-family home on Dayton Street. And that’s beautiful. A colorful mural with mosaic elements includes 16-year-old Victoria’s likeness, along with images of birds and
Have you heard about the latest craze? It is called “truthiness.” Everyone is doing it. You see, you start with something that is true and then twist it to include other facts that may or may not be true. Wikipedia puts it this way: “Truthiness is the belief or assertion
The CT crew visited St. Ann Church in Groesbeck this weekend, where parishioners are in the middle of their annual St. Ann novena and celebrated with an ice cream social. The novena includes nine days of Masses and prayers with a relic of St. Ann, the mother of Mary. It ends
The CT crew visited Kolping Center near Winton Woods Park for a combined parish picnic for Old St. Mary’s and Sacred Heart (Camp Washington), the two parishes staffed by the Oratory of St. Philip Neri in Cincinnati. Click on any photo to see it full size.
Every year, some 1,200 young people from the archdiocese attend one of Franciscan University of Steubenville’s famous youth conferences. This year the Office of Youth Evangelization and Discipleship worked to get as many youth groups there as possible for the conference the weekend of July 14, when Archbishop Dennis M.