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Archbishop Dennis M. Schnurr’s letter for March: “Repent and believe in the Gospel.” You may have heard this directive of Jesus pronounced as blessed ashes were placed on your forehead on Ash Wednesday. These few words, which were also part of the Gospel for the Second Week of Lent (Mark 1:15),

  Staff Report The Light is ON for You! Gather your family and friends and head to church for the Sacrament of Reconciliation from 7:00 p.m.-9:00 p.m. on Tuesday March 2, 2015, as every church will be open in the Archdiocese of Cincinnati. Have a quiet hour prior to attending and

Penitents wait in line for confession March 18 at St. Antoninus during The Light is ON For You. (CT Photo/John Stegeman)
By John Stegeman The Catholic Telegraph  While 213 parishes were open for confession Tuesday, March 18, an exact count of penitents taking advantage of The Light is ON For You was not available. Still, many parishes reported long lines and many priests reported hearing from penitents who hadn’t been to