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Archbishop Dennis M. Schnurr

October 2018 My Dear Friends in Christ, On November 18, the Church will once again celebrate a World Day of the Poor. In his message for the occasion, Pope Francis directs us to reflect upon what it means to “hear the cry of the poor” (cf. Ps 34). He exclaims:

Jesus asked us to pray for one thing in particular, “laborers for his harvest,” and it is in response to this request that the Vocations Office announces the Ohio Statewide Day of Adoration for Vocations on Wednesday, November 7, 2018. In the Archdiocese of Cincinnati, here are the locations of

October 30, 2018 Dear Parishioners: The U.S. bishops are joining together in a commitment of prayer and reparation leading up to the bishops’ general assembly, where we will be making critical decisions in response to the clergy sexual abuse crisis. With our brother bishops across the nation, we will be

Little Sisters of the Poor listen to Archbishop Dennis Schnurr’s Homily for the Mass of Thanksgiving for the 150th Anniversary of the Arrival of the Little Sisters of the Poor in Cincinnati at St. Monica-St. George Parish in Cincinnati Saturday, Oct. 20, 2018. (CT Photo/E.L. Hubbard)
On Saturday, October 20 the Little Sisters of the Poor celebrated their 150th anniversary. Here’s the day in pictures:

In early November, the Church calendar calls us to celebrate the saints and to pray for the faithful departed. We should take this seriously. The month begins with All Saints Day, on which we honor and seek the help of all those in heaven, including those not officially recognized by

For more on Protecting our Children, go to http://www.catholiccincinnati.org/ministries-offices/safe-environment-for-children-and-youth/  

World Mission Sunday was celebrated on Sunday, October 21. A Mass was held at St. Benedict the Moor Parish in Dayton.

Greetings Fellow Catholics in Mission, In his message for this year’s World Mission Sunday, Pope Francis specifically invites young people who want to follow Christ, to seek, to discover and to persevere in their vocation. Observed by the Catholic Church on the penultimate Sunday of October every year, World Mission

Each morning at St. Peter in Chains Cathedral there is a 7:00 a.m. Mass. On this day, several hundred were in attendance as the relics of St. Padre Pio arrived. From 8:00 a.m. until 6:30 p.m., thousands of the faithful gathered to venerate the relics. Throughout the day, there were

Most of us learned as children that the word “Catholic” means “universal.” We even refer sometimes to the “universal Church” to remind us that we are part of more than just the “local Church,” which is our Archdiocese. The Church is universal because it encompasses the entire earth. Every spot