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The first Marian apparition in history appeared to Saint James the Apostle, the brother of Saint John the Evangelist, on the bank of the river Ebro in Saragossa, Spain. Unlike every other recorded apparition, this one took place during the earthly life of the Mother of God. According to tradition,

On Saturday August 11, Bishop Joseph Binzer said Mass at the Our Lady of Fatima Shrine in Russells Point on the shore of Indian Lake. Here’s a look at the day in pictures:   “O My Jesus, forgive us our sins, save us from the fires of Hell and lead

Click on the links to download and print out your prayer guide for a driving pilgrimage of important sites in the history of African-American parishes and people in the Archdiocese of Cincinnati. Starting with the first parishes and institution in the City of Cincinnati’s West End, the pilgrimage includes sites in the

By Gail Finke In an increasingly secular age, people are increasingly suspicious of prayers. In some circles, saying “I’ll pray for you” is received as an insult or, at best, a meaningless wish of goodwill. Many secular politicians and celebrities openly mock others who say “our prayers are with” the

Our own Greg Hartman is on pilgrimage with Bishop Binzer and 134 people from the Archdiocese of Cincinnati, stopping at Marian shrines with the ultimate destination of Fatima for the 100th anniversary of the end of the apparitions there. His report from Lourdes:   Upon arriving in this most holy

Our own Greg Hartman is on pilgrimage with Bishop Binzer and 134 people from the Archdiocese of Cincinnati, stopping at Marian shrines with the ultimate destination of being in Fatima for the 100th anniversary of the end of the apparitions there. He reports:   On Monday the pilgrims arrived in Barcelona,

My Dear Friends in Christ, As you may know, more than 130 pilgrims will visit Spain, France, and Portugal during this autumn’s Marian Pilgrimage organized by the Archdiocese of Cincinnati. To those who can’t be physically with us, I extend an opportunity for spiritual participation in this beautiful undertaking. Specifically,

The Cathedral of St. Peter in Chains in downtown Cincinnati will be the site of the 10th annual "White Mass" Nov. 9. (CT Photo/John Stegeman)
Christians have been traveling to Holy places since the beginning of the Church and have been actively encouraged to go on Pilgrimages since the Middle Ages. The Pilgrimage participants (pilgrims) are on a spiritual journey as well as a physical journey. The Pilgrimage is a time of leaving our daily lives behind, turning to the Lord, repenting of our

The Jubilee Year of Mercy proclaimed by Pope Francis will open Dec. 8. In the Archdiocese of Cincinnati the year will be celebrated with pilgrimages and other observances. The Catholic Telegraph and TheCatholicTelegraph.com will have updated information on the celebrations each month through the end of the jubilee year in