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Year of Mercy

Father Dohrman Byers leads a Walk of Mercy in Brown County (Courtesy Photo)
The St. Martin Deanery Catholic Rural Life in collaboration with the archdiocesan Catholic Social Action Office and the Ursulines of Brown County sponsored a Walk of Mercy for the Land and its People Oct. 23 at the motherhouse grounds of the Ursulines in St. Martin. The walk was planned in

The fourth in a series of Year of Mercy sojourns was held Mar. 13. The Mission Office is collaborating with several other Catholic communities in the Archdiocese of Cincinnati over the coming Year of Mercy to host monthly sojourns. The goal is to highlight the various Catholic cultural communities and

The Cathedral of St. Peter in Chains in downtown Cincinnati was first built in the 1840s, but the massive bronze doors presently serving as the Holy Door for the Extraordinary Jubilee Year of Mercy were installed in 1957. Today’s Throwback Thursday is a photo of former Cincinnati Archbishop Karl J.

It’s time to recognize others who carry out mercy through charitable work as part of the Champion of Mercy Awards that will be presented to 100 individuals and groups by Catholic Charities Southwestern Ohio this year. Up to $5,000 will be awarded by Catholic Charities to the very best applicants

The deadline for submission of entries in a Year of Mercy video contest for sixth, seventh and eighth grade youth in the Archdiocese of Cincinnati will be April 1, according to Sean Reynolds, Director of the Office of Youth and Young Adult Ministry. Reynolds said those interested should create a

On Sunday, Dec. 13 Archbishop Dennis M. Schnurr opened the Holy Door at the Cathedral of St. Peter in Chains, beginning the Extraordinary Jubilee Year of Mercy in the Archdiocese of Cincinnati. More then 400 people were present for the 11 a.m. Sunday Mass which began with “Rite of the Opening

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

Father Earl Fernandes
Dear Father: I hate to sound cynical and tired, but do we really need a Year of Mercy after all the specially designated Years (Jubilee Year, Rosary, Eucharist, St. Paul, Faith, Consecrated Life, etc.) we have had? Dear Reader: Yes. We need such a year. Recently I attended a talk on Luke’s

By John Stegeman The Catholic Telegraph The Cathedral of St. Peter in Chains has announced on its website that it will seal a “Jubilee Year Door of Mercy” in a ceremony 5 p.m. Nov. 1, following Evening Prayer. The door is being sealed as preparation for the Extraordinary Jubilee of

By Cindy Wooden Catholic News Service VATICAN CITY — In an extraordinary gesture for the Year of Mercy, Pope Francis has extended to priests worldwide the authority to absolve women for the sin of abortion and has decreed the full validity during the year of the sacrament of confession celebrated by