A full house at the Cathedral of St. Peter in Chains Jan. 17 enjoyed a concert performance by more than 120 singers and musicians from 17 religious orders in concert to celebrate the Year of Consecrated Life declared by Pope Francis at the end of 2014. The observance will come to an
As the Year of Consecrated Life comes to a close the Archdiocese of Cincinnati will be alive with a concert at the Cathedral of St. Peter in Chains in downtown Cincinnati. “Wake Up the World! A Concert Celebrating the Year of Consecrated Life,” will take place on Jan. 17 at 3
By Eileen Connelly, OSU The Catholic Telegraph The season of Advent reminds us to be hope-filled, holy and faithful, to be grateful for the abundant blessings in our lives and keep our lives centered on Christ.
By Cindy Wooden Catholic News Service VATICAN CITY — A massive, detailed Vatican-ordered investigation of U.S. communities of women religious ended with a call to the women themselves to continue discerning how best to live the Gospel in fidelity to their orders’ founding ideals while facing steeply declining numbers and
Staff Report The 27th national collection for the Retirement Fund for Religious will be held December 13-14 in the Archdiocese of Cincinnati. The annual, parish-based appeal is coordinated by the National Religious Retirement Office (NRRO) in Washington and benefits more than 35,000 senior Catholic sisters, brothers and religious order priests.
Staff Report The Archdiocese of Cincinnati, in union with the Catholic Church around the world, will celebrate members of religious orders and others in consecrated life during the Year of Consecrated Life called by Pope Francis from Nov. 30, 2014 to Feb. 2, 2016. In addition to parish-wide observances, there
By Megan Walsh The Catholic Telegraph Two Cincinnati women will become sisters in the same religious order in Ann Arbor, Mich., when they enter the community in August.
By Carol Glatz Catholic News Service VATICAN CITY (CNS) — Pope Francis reaffirmed the Vatican’s call for reform of the U.S.-based Leadership Conference of Women Religious. Archbishop Gerhard Muller, prefect of the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith, told the U.S.-based nuns’ group that he had “recently discussed the
By Cindy Wooden Catholic News Service VATICAN CITY (CNS) — Pope Benedict XVI asked nuns, brothers and priests not to listen to the “prophets of doom” who say that consecrated life has no future or that it has no meaning in today’s world. “Do not join the prophets of doom
By Sister Victoria Vondenberger On Aug. 4, the Sisters of Mercy welcomed Phuong (pronounced “Fong”) Mai Dong as a candidate for the Mercy South Central Community. About 60 Mercy Sisters, Associates and some of her family members attended the prayer service in Cincinnati at McAuley Convent. Phuong, 22, is a