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By Patricia McGeever In 1842, a German farmer named Adam Emge donated land and logs to build a new parish church on Rapid Run Road in Delhi. From its humble beginnings as a log cabin to a parish campus that has several buildings, seven ballfields, and a cemetery on more

My dear friends in Christ: No one likes to wait, especially when we are waiting for something good. However, the better that something is, the more it is worth waiting and preparing for. That is why the Church gives us the season of Advent, a word derived from the Latin

Archbishop Schnurr delivers homily for World Day of Peace. (Photo by E.L. Hubbard)
A special event at Xavier University’s Cintas Center Feb. 28 will focus on embracing intercultural and racial diversity in our institutions. Louisville Archbishop Joseph Kurtz, former president of the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB), will be the keynote speaker and will give the homily at a Mass celebrated

The human dignity of refugees and immigrants should be the central consideration in any approach to the issues they present. During my annual question and answer session with Catholic high school students from around the Archdiocese yesterday, one of the students showed me a photograph of a Syrian refugee family

My Dear Friends in Christ, I am writing to invite you to learn more about an exciting new vision for catechetical formation in the Archdiocese of Cincinnati. Catechesis is our encounter with the person and teachings of Jesus Christ, and the way we teach the Catholic faith in our schools

Conflict is a natural part of what it means to be human. Until God ushers in His Kingdom, we know that we will be muddling our way, creating and overcoming conflicts. The Church, for instance, will unapologetically stand up for the principles we believe in. We will witness to our

Archbishop Joseph Kurtz, president of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops, has encouraged dioceses across the United States to mark a Day of Prayer for Peace in Our Communities on Friday, September 9, the Feast of St. Peter Claver, in response to racially motivated violence affecting many U.S. communities. Most

Staff Report The Most Reverend Dennis M. Schnurr, Archbishop of Cincinnati, made the following comment on today’s U.S. Supreme Court decision in the case of Obergefell v. Hodges. The 5-4 decision by the court effective legalized same-sex marriage nationwide. “Under the false banner of ‘marriage equality,’ the United State Supreme

Staff Report Cincinnati Archbishop Dennis M. Schnurr has corresponded with the priests of the archdiocese offering thoughts and a course of prayerful action concerning violence in the U.S., following the mass killing in a Charleston, S.C., church June 18.   His letter to the archdiocese’s pastors follows:   “We have

My Dear Friends in Christ, Through humanitarian aid, resettling displaced individuals and families, and providing legal and advocacy services for migrants, the Catholic Relief Services Collection allows us to see every encounter with a person who is suffering as an opportunity to help Jesus in disguise.