By Gail Finke Bill Sockey has seen thousands of churches and schools in his nine years as custodian of the National Pilgrim Statue of Our Lady of Fatima, but St. Anthony of Padua Maronite Catholic Church in Walnut Hills might have been his first Maronite parish. “I’ve been to some Byzantine
By Gail Finke (from our print edition) Archbishop Dennis M. Schnurr led a prayer service at the cathedral on the 100th anniversary of the final apparition of Our Lady at Fatima, Portugal. Held at 7 p.m. on Friday Oct. 13, at the height of high school football season and in
Maronite patriarch says Christians still important to Middle East during visit to Archdiocese of Cincinnati
Christians continue to play an important cultural and spiritual role in the countries of the Middle East and the exodus of so many refugees fueled by the plagues of war and terrorism needs to be reversed for the sake of the region’s future. That was the heart of the message
The crowning event for the 2016 observance of Fortnight for Freedom in Cincinnati will be the visit of the Patriarch of Antioch for Maronites, to bring attention to the plight of Christians currently being persecuted in the Middle East. His Beatitude Mar Bechara Peter Cardinal Rai, the Patriarch of Antioch
Midnight Mass at Christmas has made a comeback at St. Anthony of Padua Parish in Walnut Hills, Cincinnati’s only Maronite Church. The Maronite Church is part of the Eastern Church centered in Lebanon and extending into Israel, Palestine, Jordan, Syria and Iraq, said Father George Hajj, pastor at St. Antony
Staff Report The relics of St. Sharbel Maklouf, a Maronite monk and priest from Lebanon, will be on display for veneration at St. Anthony of Padua Maronite Catholic Church in Cincinnati from Sunday, Oct. 25 until Tuesday, Oct. 27. St. Sharbel’s relics will be welcomed at St. Anthony of Padua
Wednesday, October 20, 2010 By David Eck ST. FRANCIS DE SALES DEANERY — St. Anthony of Padua Maronite Church marked its centennial Oct. 9 with a special Divine Liturgy celebrated by Chorbishop Michael Kail.