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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

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,

More than 500 Bishop Fenwick Society (BFS) members enjoyed Archbishop Dennis M. Schnurr’s annual thank-you dinner May 4 at the Hilton Cincinnati Netherland Plaza Hotel. BFS members, seminarians, and faculty priests attended the invitation-only event as an acknowledgement for their spiritual and financial support. Father Benedict O’Cinnsealaigh, outgoing president and

New building needed to house growing numbers of future priests Groundbreaking Nov. 2 at 88-year-old Mt. Washington campus By Colleen Kammer (from our print edition) Groundbreaking ceremonies for a major expansion of Mount St. Mary’s Seminary of the West will take place Nov. 2 at the Mount Washington institution as

The Athenaeum of Ohio/Mount St. Mary's Seminary of the West is booming with potential priests. With 66 seminarians enrolled this year, the seminary is nearing full capacity. (CT Photo/John Stegeman)
By John Stegeman The Catholic Telegraph Two men were ordained priests for the Archdiocese of Cincinnati this year. Two were ordained last year as well, but going forward the numbers are expected to spike. Pending 100 percent retention, four men are scheduled to be ordained in 2015 from the local

From left, Seminary Rector Father Benedict O'Cinnsealaigh, newly ordained Father James Riehle, Archbishop of Cincinnati Dennis M. Schnurr, newly ordained Father Brian Phelps, Auxiliary Bishop Joseph R. Binzer and Vocations Director Father Kyle Schnipple pose for a photo immediately following ordination May 17 at the Cathedral of St. Peter in Chains. (CT Photo/John Stegeman)
By John Stegeman The Catholic Telegraph Archbishop Dennis M. Schnurr ordained Father Brian William Phelps and Father James Joseph Riehle. to the priesthood before a packed cathedral May 17.