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By Steve Trosley Father Dan Schmitmeyer smiles as he looks down on the people around him.      He can’t help looking down, as he is easily 6’6” tall. The smile tips off the hearty sense of humor that comes from his enthusiasm for his job — vocations director for

By Eileen Connelly, OSU Although the number of women entering religious life has decreased, young women are still saying “yes” to God’s call with courage, compassion and faith. Together, they are discerning their role in a changing world. “In Our Own Words,” published in January by Liturgical Press, features the

The archdiocese is blessed to have a number of women and men currently in various stages of formation with area religious communities. Meet some of them here:   Sisters of Charity of Cincinnati First Professed Sister Tracy Kemme: (Home parish:  St. John Neumann) In her third year of temporary profession

CHOSEN: Monthly Hour for Vocations. Co-sponsored by the Archdiocese of Cincinnati’s Vocations Office and the Children Of Mary. Pray for vocations to the priesthood and religious life. Every second Thursday; all welcome.

Deacon Dave Shea (Immaculate Heart of Mary) threw out the ceremonial first pitch for the Reds this week to mark his retirement from The Athenaeum of Ohio, where he taught for 15 years. His grandson Aiden McCracken was the ceremonial catcher and his grandson Liam McCracken got to say “Play

CHOSEN: Monthly Hour for Vocations. Co-sponsored by the Archdiocese of Cincinnati’s Vocations Office and the Children Of Mary. Pray for vocations to the priesthood and religious life. Every second Thursday; all welcome.  

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.

CHOSEN: Monthly Hour for Vocations. Co-sponsored by the Archdiocese of Cincinnati’s Vocations Office and the Children Of Mary. Pray for vocations to the priesthood and religious life. Every second Thursday; all welcome.

Susan Conroy, author of two books on Mother Teresa, will give a presentation on “Mother Teresa’s Lessons of Love and Holiness.” The talk will include Conroy’s conversations with Mother Theresa about how to discern God’s will. Sponsored by the Serra Club of Cincinnati.

Mount St. Mary’s Seminary of the West invites men college age and older who are discerning a vocation to a free, “come and see” weekend Marcy 17-18. Find out what seminary life is like, talk to seminarians and professors, explore whether you are called to the priesthood. Mount St. Mary’s