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Deacon Michael J. Leo, a Deacon of the Archdiocese of Cincinnati, died on Thursday, August 8, 2019. Deacon Leo was ordained to the Diaconate by Archbishop Dennis M. Schnurr at Our Lady of the Immaculate Conception Church in Dayton Ohio on April 27, 2013. Deacon Leo served at Holy Trinity

The Archdiocese of Cincinnati’s Catholic Rural Life of St. Marys and Sidney Deaneries honored Catholic families who have farmed and nurtured the same land for 100 years or more. Recipients of these awards were honored at the 2019 Rural-Urban Mass on July 18. Bishop Joseph Binzer celebrated Mass. This year

Story by Lisa Biedenbach • Photos by E.L. Hubbard How to marry the tradition of an established church in downtown Harrison with a new worship space to be built on nearby farmland was a daunting challenge,” said Father Jeff Kemper, pastor of  St. John the Baptist Church, who took part in

It was all smiles at St. Francis DeSales. From left to right Mrs. Pam Forte and Ms. Greta Brandon(cook, School Receptionist and mother and grandmother to many SFDS alumni (CT Photo/Greg Hartman)
By Erin Schurenberg During the Lenten season, the opportunities for food, fellowship and fun abound at area fish fries. Most happen weekly for the first six Fridays in Lent. Other fish fries are more likely to be one-time events. With the occasional rare exception, such as that of St. Anthony

Pictured L to R are Rev. Thomas Nevels, Mary Help of Christians Pastor; Most Reverend Daniel M. Schnurr , Archbishop Cincinnati Diocese; Bob Hackett, Ohio Senator; Harry Yarwick, Fairborn 3724 Knight; Ohio Representative Bill Dean and Rev. Jason Williams, Master of Ceremonies for Archbishop Schnurr. (Courtesy Photo)
FAIRBORN — The Fairborn Council 3724 Knights of Columbus (K of C) and the Family and Youth Initiatives (FYI) recently hosted the Most Reverend Dennis M. Schnurr at the Mary Help of Christians (MHC) Parish Center in Fairborn. FYI Co-Executive Director Pat Banaszak welcomed the approximately 200 attendees for the

All are invited to this special opportunity to venerate the first-class relic of St. Jean Vianney’s incorrupt heart. It will be on display at Old St. Mary’s Church in Over the Rhine on Tuesday, Jan. 29, from 1 P.M. – 6 P.M. A reflection on St. Jean Vianney will be

The yearly Warriors to Lourdes Pilgrimage for Non-Wounded, Wounded, Ill or Injured Military Personnel during the 61st Annual International Military Pilgrimage (PMI) will take place May 14-21, 2019. The pilgrimage, sponsored by the Archdiocese for the Military Services, USA, and the Knights of Columbus, is the latest event in a

St. Mary of the Woods Church in Russells Point held its first Eucharistic procession on Sept. 15. The parish processed to the Shrine of Our Lady of Fatima on the shore of Indian Lake, where parishioners enjoyed a picnic and family activiites. The Eucharistic canopy, purchased in Italy, is a

By Gail Finke This story originally appeared in our May 2018 print edition. Catholics around the world will celebrate a new universal feast day this month, when the Memorial of Mary, Mother of the Church debuts May 21. Previously celebrated in Poland, Argentina, and St. Peter’s Basilica in Rome, the

Applications now being taken for all-expenses paid pilgrimage May 15-22 WASHINGTON, D.C.—U.S. Military personnel, including the wounded, ill, and injured, are now invited to apply for an all-expenses-paid, round-trip journey to the Marian grotto and spring baths at Lourdes, France, during the 60th annual Pèlerinage Militaire International (PMI)—or “International Military