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St. Francis of Assisi

by Carl Bunderson New York City, N.Y., Aug 2, 2020 / 03:18 am MT (CNA).- Today’s feast of Our Lady of the Angels of Porziuncola and its associated indulgence is a way to focus on the importance of Mary and the Franciscan tradition in the Church, said one friar. The

Reverend Thomas W. Schmidt died on July 24, 2020 in Dayton, Ohio. He was born on May 31, 1948 in Cincinnati, Ohio. He received a B.S.Ed. from Edgecliff College/Xavier University, Cincinnati, a M.A.Ed. from Harding University, Searcy, Arkansas, and a M.Div. from The Athenaeum of Ohio, Cincinnati. He was ordained

St. Francis’s Canticle of the Sun O most High, almighty, good Lord God, to you belong praise, glory, honor, and all blessing! Praised be my Lord God with all creatures; and especially our brother the sun, which brings us the day, and the light; fair is he, and shining with

Every year, thousands of Americans come to Washington, D.C., many traveling from states far away, to participate in the March for Life and advocate for the lives of unborn babies. The Archdiocese of Cincinnati was well represented as hundreds of students, adults, and seminarians left for Washington D.C. to participate

Sensory-Friendly Mass is perfect for any person who struggles with the crowds, noise, sights, and smells of the typical liturgy. The sound is softer, the lighting is lower, and there are adaptive Missals available, but the biggest difference is that there isn’t any stigma. Even if you or your child

by Eileen Connelly, OSU A Franciscan friar has authored a new book that combines his deep love for his community and his passion for history. Franciscan Friars: Coast to Coast, by Father Jack Clark Robinson, was released in November by Arcadia Publishing as part of its “Images of America Series,”

Father Casey in his video series breaking the habit looks at the life of Saint Francis. St. Francis is the greatest saint in the history of the Church. At least, he is for Father Casey. The Prayer of Saint Francis Lord, make me an instrument of your peace. Where there

In Brother Casey’s Breaking the Habit series, today we look at St. Francis of Assisi. Eight hundred years ago, St. Francis of Assisi started a revolution that renewed both the Church and world. Today, our world faces many of the issues that St. Francis did. Maybe it’s time for another

View of Cortona Italy (Courtesy Photo)
In this Year of Mercy, below are pictures from Italy as the Companions of St. James travel throughout Italy. For the pictorial tour of the Companions of St. James Archdiocese of Cincinnati Pilgrimage to Italy (Part 2), Click Here     The Basilica di Santa Maria degli Angeli is the

First Graders learning about the Prayer of St. Francis. (Courtesy Photo)
Mrs. Robyn Tierney’s first grade classroom learned about St. Francis of Assisi on his Feast Day, October 4. The children discussed how to love and care for God’s creation like St. Francis did.  The Prayer of St. Francis mural was painted, in the hallway at St. Ignatius School in Monfort Heights,