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Men at The Athenaeum of Ohio circa 2014 singing “Salve Regina” Hail, holy Queen, Mother of Mercy,Our life, our sweetness and our hope.To thee do we cry,Poor banished children of Eve;To thee do we send up our sighs,Mourning and weeping in this valley of tears.Turn then, most gracious advocate,Thine eyes

Eleven men publically declared their commitment to a program of formation for service to God and to the Catholic Church as priests on the Solemnity of the Immaculate Conception of the Blessed Virgin Mary. The Catholic Church, through Archbishop Dennis Schnurr, publically accepted the aspirants into the ranks of the candidates for Holy Orders.

Over 200 young adults from the greater Cincinnati area gathered for adoration, confession, praise, and worship on November 17 at St. Mary’s Church in Hyde Park. The Behold event was hosted by the Mount St. Mary’s seminarians and the Archdiocese of Cincinnati’s Office of Young Adult Evangelization and Discipleship. Reflection

We look at the great gift of The Athenaeum of Ohio, the heartbeat of the Archdiocese of Cincinnati.

The academic year began this fall at Mount St. Mary’s Seminary of the West in Mt. Washington with 82 men in formation for priesthood. At the Athenaeum of Ohio, which shares the Athenaeum’s campus and faculty, more than 100 lay men and women also began their fall semester, studying for

The Athenaeum of Ohio is shown in a 2013 file photo. (CT Photo/John Stegeman)
The Athenaeum Chorale will be holding auditions for its 2017-2018 season from August 1 until the end of September. All singers over 18 years of age are welcome to audition. Spots for all voice parts are available. Beginning its thirty-eighth season, the Athenaeum Chorale was founded in the fall of

By Colleen Kammer Marti Shoemaker’s mother came to live with her family while still in good health, so Shoemaker, a business owner, had no intention of being her caregiver. But as her mother eventually needed more care and moved to a nursing home, Shoemaker felt God calling her in a

Fr. Alexander Witt arrives at the foot of the steps at the Athenauem of Ohio. (CT Photo/Greg Hartman
By tradition, Catholics take part in a Corpus Christi procession following mass, through the streets of a neighborhood near their parish, and pray and sing during the passage. The Eucharist, known as the Blessed Sacrament, is placed in a monstrance and is held aloft by a member of the clergy

Deacon Dave Shea (Immaculate Heart of Mary) threw out the ceremonial first pitch for the Reds this week to mark his retirement from The Athenaeum of Ohio, where he taught for 15 years. His grandson Aiden McCracken was the ceremonial catcher and his grandson Liam McCracken got to say “Play

Athenaeum of Ohio – Brother Guy delivered his lecture to 275 people, including Athenaeum seminarians, faculty and staff, Frassati Fellowship young adults, Cincinnati Astronomical Society members and Sisters of Notre Dame. He told the group that the Church has always supported scientific study. He said, “Studying science is an act