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Father Kyle Schnippel

Thursday, April 1, 2010 By Father Kyle Schnippel This week is a study of contradictions. We begin the week we call “holy” by welcoming Christ triumphantly into Jerusalem. Just a few short moments later, we proclaim the story of His Passion from one of the synoptic Gospels. Holy Thursday begins the

Thursday, December 10, 2009 By Father Kyle Schnippel As we journey through the Advent season, at least part of me wonders what was going through Mary’s mind during that journey. The somewhat haunting refrain of a popular carol asks: “Mary, did you know that your baby boy would someday walk

Thursday, November 12, 2009 By Father Kyle Schnippel Recently, I had the opportunity to attend a conference sponsored by the Coming Home Network focused on the issue of papal authority in the church — how it developed and what it means for the church today. The main focus of ministry

Thursday, October 15, 2009 By Father Kyle Schnippel Known for the way he developed the interplay between light and darkness in his paintings, the Italian master Caravaggio has had a lasting impact in the world of art since his troubled life ended nearly 400 years ago. His distinctive paintings, especially

Wednesday, September 9, 2009 By Father Kyle Schnippel I have been examining the development of priestly identity in the Jewish Scriptures over these last few months, culminating in my last column with Jesus fulfilling the Passover rituals during His entrance into glory through His paschal mystery. Even with these discussions,

Thursday, August 13, 2009 By Father Kyle Schnippel In my last column the element of sacrifice in Jewish worship was discussed.  As Catholics, we see the Old Testament illuminating and clarifying the New Testament but with the passage of time, we have lost some important details that give us a

Thursday, July 9, 2009 By Father Kyle Schnippel As the Israelites moved from a nation on the move to settling in cities in the newly conquered Promised Land, one of the first desires was to build a suitable house for the Lord, as David desires in Second Samuel. The people

Wednesday, June 10, 2009 By Carmen M. Hubbard COVINGTON, Ky. — The final night of a weekly series brought participants from both sides of the Ohio River together to discuss and learn more about Christ and the Catholic Church. Organizers of Theology on Tap Cincinnati concluded their six-week, Thursday evening

Wednesday, June 10, 2009 By Father Kyle Schnippel In my last column, Melchizedek was upheld as the first model of priesthood in the Scriptures. This initial model was rather short lived, unfortunately. During the Exodus, the tribe of Levi claimed the priestly responsibilities of the Jewish people. This shift proves

Wednesday, June 3, 2009 By Eileen Connelly, OSU ARCHDIOCESE — Promoting vocations to the priesthood and religious life means meeting young people where they are. These days, that means on the Internet, whether they’re Googling or being active in social networking websites like Facebook.