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(Glenmary Home Missioners/ Courtesy Photo)
By John Stegeman CINCINNATI — Four runners affiliated with the Fairfield-based Glenmary Home Missioners joined forces Sunday to win the City Dash 4-Person open relay event at the Flying Pig Marathon, raising awareness and funds for Glenmary’s vocation efforts in the process. Creative development ideas surrounding the race, including a

THE PRIESTS’ PERSONNEL OFFICE ANNOUNCES THE FOLLOWING NEW ASSIGNMENTS: BEGINNING MAY 13, 2018 Reverend Anthony Brausch as President of the Athenaeum of Ohio and Rector of Mount St. Mary’s Seminary of the West, Cincinnati. BEGINNING JULY 1, 2018 Reverend James Reutter as Pastor of St. Peter Parish, New Richmond, and

St. Joseph Parish in North Bend celebrated one of its own being ordained a transitional deacon Saturday morning with a three-Mass celebration this weekend. Deacon Mark Bredestege proclaimed the Gospel and delivered a homily at all three weekend Masses. Receptions featured deacon-shaped cookies from a local bakery. Bishop Joseph R.

Nine men, the largest group in 38 years, were ordained transitional deacons at the Cathedral of St. Peter in Chains April 28. Bishop Joseph R. Binzer celebrated the Mass and ordained the men in ancient ceremony that includes an oath of obedience; presenting each man with a deacon’s vestment and

Archbishop Dennis M. Schnurr announced today that Father Anthony Brausch will be installed as the thirty-sixth President of the Athenaeum and Rector of Mount St. Mary’s Seminary on May 13, 2018. Archbishop Schnurr thanked Father Benedict O’Cinnsealaigh for his seven years of leadership as President and Rector and for his

The purpose of the World Day of Prayer for Vocations is to publically fulfill the Lord’s instruction to, “Pray the Lord of the harvest to send laborers into his harvest” (Mt 9:38; Lk 10:2). As a climax to a prayer that is continually offered throughout the Church, it affirms the

By Eileen Connelly, OSU Although the number of women entering religious life has decreased, young women are still saying “yes” to God’s call with courage, compassion and faith. Together, they are discerning their role in a changing world. “In Our Own Words,” published in January by Liturgical Press, features the

Pope Francis released  third apostolic letter, “Rejoice and be Glad: On the Call to Holiness in the Contemporary World” (“Gaudete et exsultate“) Monday, April 9. The document urges Catholics to seek holiness and to avoid what the pope sees as two special temptations to error popular in modern thought. “My modest goal is to repropose the call to

Archbishop Timothy P. Broglio with participants in the Spring 2017 Discernment Retreat for young men considering a vocation to the Catholic priesthood and military chaplaincy (Courtesy Photo)
West Coast gathering a part of ongoing effort to fill growing shortage of Catholic chaplains in the Armed Forces MENLO PARK, CALIFORNIA— Twenty-nine men from three service branches of the United States Armed Forces will gather here this weekend for a March 15-18 discernment retreat aimed at helping them determine

Fourteen candidates took a step toward holy orders as they were installed to the Institution of Lector by the Most Reverend Joseph E. Kurtz, Archbishop of Louisville, during Mass in the Chapel of St. Gregory the Great February 3. A large crowd was present for the Mass with 52 families