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The installation to the Ministry of Acolyte took place in the Chapel of Saint Gregory the Great as Bishop Binzer handed each of the fourteen men installed a paten and said: “Take this vessel with bread for the celebration of the Eucharist. Make your life worthy of your service at

Father Thomas Espelage A Mass of Christian Burial for Father Thomas Espelage was celebrated Oct. 16 at St. John the Evangelist Church in Deer Park. Bishop Joseph R. Binzer presided. Father Espelage, 75, died Oct. 2. A Cincinnati native, Father Espelage did his preparatory studies at St. Gregory Seminary and

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

Deadline for fall classes at The Athenaeum of Ohio is August 21. Whether you are interested in earning a master’s degree or taking classes for spiritual enrichment, the Athenaeum is here to help you. We offer degree and non-degree programs, and day, evening, and weekend classes. Classes for the fall

Joy be with you all: Surprise Irish serenade for seminary’s outgoing rector Father Anthony Brausch was installed as the 36th president of the Athenaeum of Ohio and rector of Mount St. Mary’s Seminary of the West on May 13 at the Athenaeum’s spring commencement ceremony. He succeeds Father Benedict O’Cinnsealaigh, who

Rev. Anthony Brausch gives the homily at Rev. Jacob Willig's First Mass of Thanksgiving. (CT Photo/Greg Hartman)
Father Anthony R. Brausch was born in August 1966, and baptized the same month at St. Phillip the Apostle Church in Morrow. He is the third oldest of 10 children, uncle of 38 nieces and nephews, and great-uncle of three great nieces and nephews. He holds a bachelor’s degree in

The Archdiocese of Cincinnati celebrated four men being ordained to the priesthood for service to God and the Church on Saturday May 19th. The ordination Mass was open to the public, and the Cathedral of St. Peter in Chains was packed to capacity. Archbishop Dennis M. Schnurr celebrated  the Mass. Bishop Joseph

Meet five from Toledo, Louisville, and Fathers of Mercy Five men from outside the archdiocese who have been preparing for the priesthood at Mount St. Mary’s Seminary will be ordained in their dioceses or religious orders this spring. With Cincinnati’s four graduates, they make up the ordination class of 2018.

The Athenaeum of Ohio/Mount St. Mary’s Seminary graduated 30 students during ceremonies May 13 in the Chapel of St. Gregory the Great on the Athenaeum campus. The degrees were conferred by Archbishop Dennis M. Schnurr, chancellor and chairman of the board of the Athenaeum. After the invocation by Archbishop Schnurr,

It’s just 10 days away before we welcome 4 new priest in the Archdiocese of Cincinnati. In Today’s Video we look back a year ago.