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St. Francis de Sales in Lebanon hosted a gathering for young women who are discerning a call to the consecrated life on April 26th. Archbishop Dennis Schnurr was in attendance to meet young women discerning one of the varied Consecrated Life options present in the Archdiocese. Here are some photos

Deacon ordination
Lent is a time for renewal and a time for discernment: What is God calling me to do? The Diaconate is the foundation of the ministry of the Order of Deacon: a divine vocational call. A call to vocation is a grace from God. There are many ways in which

Pope Francis issued a decree March 19 establishing the Congregation of the Oratory of St. Philip Neri in Cincinnati, a Congregation of Apostolic Life. The first congregation was founded by St. Philip Neri in Rome in the 16th Century. In addition to St. Philip Neri, the Oratory also counts Blessed

  Men of the Archdiocese: Have you ever wondered if you might be called to be a Permanent Deacon in the Catholic Church? Wonder what a deacon does and what it takes to become a deacon? If so, please attend an informational meeting, along with your wife. The dates are:

Discerning vocation can be a daunting task, but the University of Dayton’s senior Chaminade Scholar Honor students met this challenge head-on in by hosting The Art of Being: What Does Vocation Really Mean? Through a vast array of interactive experiences within the conference, senior Chaminade Scholars demonstrated how faith, reason

For the past three years, the Children of Mary have spread love and reverence for the Eucharistic Lord through their ministry and presence in the archdiocese. In November, Archbishop Dennis M. Schnurr erected the semi-contemplative religious community as a Public Association of the Faithful. On Nov. 21, the archbishop offered

The Athenauem of Ohio is involved with the Cincinnati Gives Challenge, a friendly fundraising competition raising money for local nonprofit organizations. Right now they are in the Number 3 Spot. As of 9:15 a.m. on December 5 the gap is widening between second and third place and The Athenauem is

Marianist Sean Richard Downing, a native of Xenia, was ordained a priest on Oct. 8 at the Unviersity of Dayton’s Chapel of the Immaculate Conception. Archbishop Gustavo García-Siller, M.Sp.S, of San Antonio presided. Marianist Provincial Father Martin Solma concelebrated the Mass at the chapel, which was overflowing with family, friends

Athenauem of Ohio – On Sunday, November 20 Bishop Joseph Binzer celebrated Mass in the seminary’s St. Gregory the Great Chapel and admitted 25 men as Candidates for the Order of Deacon: 21 for the Archdiocese of Cincinnati and 4 for the Diocese of Covington. The Rite of Candidacy is

In the synoptic Gospels, Andrew is a Galilean fisherman grouped with his brother, Peter, and with James and John in the inner circle of Apostles; in John’s Gospel, he is the disciple of John the Baptist who is the first to follow Jesus and who brings his brother to the