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They pressed into service a passer-by, Simon, a Cyrenian,* who was coming in from the country, the father of Alexander and Rufus, to carry his cross. MK 15: 21 (CT Photo/Greg Hartman)
Fr. Rob Jack STL Piety is a gift of the Holy Spirit through which one cherishes and passes on the history of one’s faith as a source of one’s human and Christian identity. When we place around ourselves pictures of our families and friends and our pets and personal mementos,

A large crowd of people followed Jesus, including many women who mourned and lamented him. Luke 23: 27 (CT Photo/Greg Hartman)
After midnight, hundreds of the faithful began praying the steps at Holy Cross Immaculata Church in Mt. Adams. A tradition dating back to the 1800’s, this year participants, along with rosaries and prayer books, were clothed in rain gear. Holy Cross Immaculata Good Friday Meditaion A pilgrim’s view from Holy

This spiritual service take place in candle light while singing short hymns, repeated again and again. Using just a few words, Taize expresses a basic reality of faith, quickly grasped by the mind. As the words are sung many times, this reality gradually penetrate the whole being. Service ends with the

A collaboration of faith-based groups sponsors this event, which begins on Fountain Square and features reflections on social justice issues and the Passion of Christ. The group will process to the Freedom Center for additional reflection and a closing bread service. Sponsors include: AMOS · Archdiocese of Cincinnati · Bellarmine Chapel · Catholic

Cincinnati OH- Good Friday dawned with temperatures in the low 60’s as hundreds of people lined up for the annual pilgrimage of the Blessed Steps at Holy Immaculata Church in Mount Adams. When it was morning, all the chief priests and the elders of the people took counsel against Jesus

The Way of the Cross for Justice, a Good Friday observance sponsored by a broad spectrum of faith-based groups, will begin at noon April 14 on Fountain Square with reflections on social issues, prayerfully connecting the suffering of Jesus with that brought about by injustice today. Participants will then process

The Paschal Triduum is a three-day period beginning with Holy Thursday evening and culminating in the celebration of Easter. According to the General Norms for the Liturgical Year and the Calendar, the Triduum, which means three days, goes from Thursday evening with the Mass of the Lord’s Supper until Evening Prayer on

Each year countless people come from all across the region to “pray the steps” at Holy Cross-Immaculata church in Mount Adams. The parish put out the following press release this week to assist those interested in participating in the experience. For Immediate Release March 23, 2016 On Good Friday, March

This story is from 2015. For this year’s information concerning praying the steps in 2016, click HERE or visit the Mass Times calendar.  On Friday, April 3, thousands of Cincinnati area residents will visit Holy Cross-Immaculata parish in Mt. Adams for the annual Good Friday Praying of the Steps. For

By John Stegeman The Catholic Telegraph  Quoting St. Rose of Lima, the Catechism of the Catholic Church states “Apart from the cross there is no other ladder by which we may get to heaven.” The Cross of Jesus Christ stands for many meanings. It can represent God’s love, suffering, redemption,