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Father Kyle Schnippel

At the initial meeting I have with an engaged couple to begin their preparation for married life, I always start with how they met and why they are now sitting across from me thinking about getting married. It is enjoyable to me to hear their stories and to see in

As Catholics, we are called to be unapologetically pro-life.  Throughout the history of the church, there has been an undeniable identity with the one who has no voice: the poor, the vulnerable, the disabled.  All too frequently in the last two millennia, the church was the only voice that spoke

As I write this, I am currently attending the National Conference of Diocesan Vocation Directors convention in Dallas. It is a week of formation, learning, friendship and sharing of stories regarding how the work of vocations is going across the country.

The Catholic Moment, September 2013 Ah, the dawn of a new school year. By early September, schools have been at the grind for a few weeks; teachers have gotten to know the personality of their student; and students are trying to test new ways of aggravating their teachers! It is

I have a bit of a reputation for being a ‘social media’ priest. I post on Twitter (@FatherSchnippel) fairly frequently, and lurk through the pages of Facebook on a regular basis as well.  (Confession: I still do not get Instagram.) Recently on Twitter, I saw this tweet from Christina Mead

Ultimate frisbee, vocation tour
Press Release For the third consecutive year, the seminarians of the Archdiocese of Cincinnati are traveling the Archdiocese looking for a little friendly competition on the Ultimate Frisbee field. Last summer they competed against nearly 120 teens and young adults in their three-stop tour. They look to do the same

By Eileen Connelly, OSU The Catholic Telegraph When the events of the 15th annual Cincinnati Flying Pig Marathon took place the weekend May 4-5, among the walkers and runners was a team dedicated to helping young men in the Archdiocese of Cincinnati take up the challenge spoken about in Acts

Back when I was in the college seminary and the vocation director would visit, I was always a bit skeptical of his noticing that ‘we (seminarians) have grown so much’ since the time of his last visit.  I could notice some growth that we were going through, but was never

Theology on Tap
By John Stegeman The Catholic Telegraph  Young adults often gather with friends among food and drinks in a social setting. Keeping with the church’s desire to meet people where they are, Theology on Tap aims to make those gatherings of a more spiritual nature. Theology on Tap started in the

As the first days of Pope Francis’ term of office dawned, there was a great deal of excitement about who this stranger from a far land was, what is going to be his main focus, what new initiatives will he bring to the life of the church? The research started