You have probably heard the old expression, “Everybody makes mistakes. That is why pencils have erasers.” As Catholics, we have something much better than an eraser. We have a kind of reset button known as the Sacrament of Confession, or Penance, or Reconciliation. All three of those names for the
Note: This story from our October print edition is an expanded version of a previous online story. By Gail Finke In 1996, University of Dayton political science professor Father John Putka told a new District Court judge on his way to Washington, D.C,. for “judge school” that he had to go to
The Archdiocese of Cincinnati is joining with the other Roman Catholic dioceses in Ohio on a campaign to generate 10,000 letters to our congressional delegates, urging them to support the DREAM Act or similar legislation to provide a path to regularize the status of immigrants brought to the United States
Archbishop Dennis M. Schnurr will celebrate Mass at the Greater Cincinnati “mini-March for Life” to the nearby Planned Parenthood abortion center. Youth groups and teams from both sides of the Ohio River encouraged to attend. Mass begins at 8 am, with the Rosary Procession immediately following Mass, and Benediction at the Church after
Young women who discerning a call to the consecrated life are invited to dinner with Archbishop Dennis Schnurr and vocations directors from a variety of women’s religious orders present in the archdiocese. Pastors, campus ministers, youth ministers, and friends are encouraged to register with interested women.
By Cindy Wooden Catholic News Service WASHINGTON — Acknowledging the real challenges and burdens the U.S. bishops face in their ministry, Pope Francis shared with them his own experience as a pastor and urged them to keep their eyes focused on Jesus and their hearts open to others. “Woe to us,”
Archbishop Schnurr: While High Court decisions disappointing, neither requires states to change laws barring same-sex ‘marriage’
Most Reverend Dennis M. Schnurr made the following statement about the U.S. Supreme Court decisions of June 26, 2013. The Supreme Court’s decision striking down the Defense of Marriage Act is deeply disappointing. It means that the federal law government will recognize same-sex “marriages” in states that provide for it,