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Cathedral of St. Peter in Chains

The Cathedral of St. Peter in Chains in downtown Cincinnati was first built in the 1840s, but the massive bronze doors presently serving as the Holy Door for the Extraordinary Jubilee Year of Mercy were installed in 1957. Today’s Throwback Thursday is a photo of former Cincinnati Archbishop Karl J.

In every diocese around the globe this week, a Chrism Mass was (or today will be) celebrated. At this Mass, priests, deacons, religious and laity all gather with their bishop, generally at his cathedral, where he will bless the holy oils that will be used throughout his diocese for the coming

Press Release Archdiocese of Cincinnati The Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Cincinnati will join Christians throughout the world this week in celebrating Holy Week, the most sacred time of the Church year, which began with Palm Sunday of the Lord’s Passion on March 20. For Holy Week Celebrations throughout the Archdiocese

The Cathedral of St. Peter in Chains was full of students and teachers singing in praise to the Lord Tuesday morning for the 2016 Catholic Schools Week Mass for Cincinnati-area schools. Archbishop of Cincinnati Dennis M. Schnurr was the celebrant. Susan Gibbons, interim superintendent of Catholic schools, led the call to

A full house at the Cathedral of St. Peter in Chains Jan. 17 enjoyed a concert performance by more than 120 singers and musicians from 17 religious orders in concert to celebrate the Year of Consecrated Life declared by Pope Francis at the end of 2014. The observance will come to an

The Most Reverend Dennis M. Schnurr, Archbishop of Cincinnati, will open the Door of Mercy at the Cathedral of St. Peter in Chains in downtown Cincinnati during the 11 a.m. Mass on Sunday, Dec. 13. That ceremony will mark the official beginning of the Archdiocesan celebration of the Extraordinary Jubilee

By John Stegeman The Catholic Telegraph The Cathedral of St. Peter in Chains has announced on its website that it will seal a “Jubilee Year Door of Mercy” in a ceremony 5 p.m. Nov. 1, following Evening Prayer. The door is being sealed as preparation for the Extraordinary Jubilee of

Staff Report If the above photo of the Cathedral of St. Peter in Chains is worth a thousand words, the Throwback Thursday team is relieved to know there isn’t much to type. Put as succinctly as possible; Construction began on the cathedral in 1841 and it was dedicated in 1845.

By John Stegeman The Catholic Telegraph  Board members and other volunteers of the Islamic Center of Greater Cincinnati toured the Cathedral of St. Peter in Chains Wednesday, April 15 with Archbishop Dennis M. Schnurr. The visit was reciprocal, as Archbishop Schnurr had toured the Islamic Center in 2010.

Staff Report The funeral of City of Cincinnati Fire Apparatus Operator Daryl Gordon, who was killed in the line of duty March 26, took place at the Cathedral of St. Peter in Chains Wednesday, April 1. Though Gordon was not a Catholic, the cathedral was chosen as the venue because