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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

As one walks away from a prayerful morning, Holy Cross Immaculata Church in the distance. (Greg Hartman/CT Photo)
Today’s primer on Praying the Steps in Mt. Adams at Holy Cross Immaculata Church. What to expect: People began praying on the hillside while the church was being built and, after 1859, gathering to pray on its original steps. Eventually, the custom developed into a Good Friday observance, and for

Featured in our April issue, the annual Good Friday Cross Walk sponsored by Regnum Christi Ohio Valley will be held Friday. See the end of the story for how to register. By Gail Finke “Don’t judge,” Brother Vinh Pham told the 250 people about to begin a Good Friday journey

  Each year the St. Patrick statue at Holy Cross Immaculata is stolen by the Order of Ancient Hibernians, and will reappear during the St. Patrick Day’s Parade. Don’t worry, St. Patrick will return to his rightful place at Holy Cross after the parade.

Each month The Catholic Telegraph Bucket List lists three places in the Archdiocese of Cincinnati to visit at least once in your life. So when you’re planning day trips, check here for suggestions. You can keep the Bucket List page from each issue, or download the page to print out at home

The Feast of the Epiphany was celebrated on January 8, 2017. Here are some pictures around the Archdiocese of Cincinnati.

Holy Cross – Immaculata Church in Mt. Adams, famous for the annual tradition of “praying the steps” on Good Friday, is a launching a new tradition for the Feast of Our Lady of Guadalupe on Monday, Dec. 12. Parishioners have been invited to take luminaria, decorate each in honor of

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  Sometime in the 1870s, the traditional of “Praying the Steps” at Holy Cross-Immaculata Church began. It’s history is well known. In 1859 Archbishop John J. Purcell had the steps constructed to ease pilgrims ways as they came to pray for the completion of the