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Cathedral of St. Peter in Chains

By 10:30 a.m. the Cathedral was half full for the 11:00 a.m. Easter Mass. (CT Photo/Greg Hartman)
A beautiful morning greeted the pilgrims as they made their way to the Cathedral of St. Peter in Chains in Cincinnati. The faithful filled this sacred structure, resplendent with the angelic voices of the Choir of St. Peter in Chains Cathedral, the powerful music by Cincinnati Brassworks and Chamber Orchestra

In March, we brought you a chart of the 14 Stations of the Cross (plus one), each from a different church or institution in the Archdiocese of Cincinnati. We’ll share a detailed photo of each with you throughout Holy Week. Click here to see the entire spread. For a printable file (best

As one walks away from a prayerful morning, Holy Cross Immaculata Church in the distance. (Greg Hartman/CT Photo)
Today’s primer on Praying the Steps in Mt. Adams at Holy Cross Immaculata Church. What to expect: People began praying on the hillside while the church was being built and, after 1859, gathering to pray on its original steps. Eventually, the custom developed into a Good Friday observance, and for

The Sacred Oils are distributed to a priest from each Deanery during the Chrism Mass at the Cathedral of Saint Peter in Chains in Cincinnati Tuesday, Mar. 27, 2018. (CT Photo/E.L. Hubbard)
The Chrism Mass was held March 27 at the Cathedral of St. Peter in Chains.

Pilgrims from many places ascend to the summit at Holy Cross Immaculata. (Greg Hartman/CT Photo)
This month’s Bucket List takes you to three places during Holy Week, for Palm Sunday, Holy Week Tuesday, and Good Friday, all of them traditions for more than a century: Pray the steps at Mount Adams – 175+ years Palm Sunday dinner at Sacred Heart Church – 100+ years Cathedral

The sixty seventh Annual Memorial Mass for the deceased friends of Ireland will be sung Sunday March 11 2018 in St. Peter in Chains Cathedral, Cincinnati at 11:00 a.m. Rev Jan Schmidt will celebrate Mass. Prior to the Mass, at 10:40 AM, the Friendly Sons of St Patrick Glee Club

Ad Altare Dei recipients at the 2018 Religious Emblems Ceremony (CT Photo/Greg Hartman)
March 4, 2018: The Catholic Committee on Scouting held their Religious Emblems Ceremony at St. Peter in Chains Cathedral. Bishop Joseph Binzer presided and during his address to the scouts told them the significance of March 4th: the day we march forth. Awards were given in the following categories: Light

First new painting in Cincinnati’s cathedral since the 1960s features Children of Mary Sisters By Gail Finke On Christmas morning, Children of Mary sisters visiting Cincinnati’s cathedral got a surprise gift when they walked in the door: They found a painting of themselves at prayer hung in the marble narthex.

Praying at Mass a strong part of a Catholic Schools Education. (CT Photo/Greg Hartman)
“You are important to the Church,” Archbishop Dennis M. Schnurr told students from more than 80 Catholic elementary and high schools and two colleges at the annual Catholic Schools Week Mass at the Cathedral of St. Peter in Chains Tuesday. “You are important to the Church and to your parishes.

There are many Masses and Services during Holy Week. On Tuesday April 11th, The Chrism Mass will take place at St. Peter in Chains Cathedral at 7:00 p.m. with Archbishop Dennis M. Schnurr as Celebrant. The Chrism Mass is where the Archbishop, joined by the priests of the diocese, gathers