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The Farm Mass is September 23, at 7:00 pm. Archbishop Dennis Schnurr will be celebrating the Farm Mass at the rural home (5517 Franklin Rd.) of Tim and Lori Leibreich, parishioners of St. Mary Parish, Hillsboro. This mass is a prayer support for farmers, gardeners, rural folks and rural businesses. …

CINCINNATI, Sept. 1, 2022 – Seventy-five children in Greater Cincinnati now have a safe, comfortable place to fall asleep at night, after receiving a new bed through “Hope to Dream,” a partnership between St. Vincent de Paul, Morris Furniture Company, Ashley and WCPO 9. Children were selected to participate based …

Whether it’s competitive indoor soccer or Monday evening volleyball, young adults in the Archdiocese of Cincinnati are discovering new sides to their friends through recreation. In the last few years, young adults stepped into leadership roles on a quest to bring other like-minded young people together for a community activity. …

What’s the connection between sports and our Catholic faith? It’s the journey of discovery for professional soccer player Erin Yenney. The 29-year-old Troy, OH, native has found plenty of opportunity to live her faith, deepen her relationship with God and evangelize, all while traveling the world as she played the …

Helping local, underprivileged schools bring organized sports to their students, Friars Club is a non-profit, Franciscan ministry in Cincinnati that serves both boys and girls, ages 4-17, through baseball, basketball and volleyball programs. Begun 161 years ago, it has worked with Catholic Inner-city Schools Education (CISE) schools for over 10 …

by Edie Heipel Washington, D.C. Newsroom, Sep 13, 2022 / 14:00 pm South Carolina Republican Sen. Lindsey Graham introduced legislation Tuesday that would ban abortions nationwide after 15 weeks, except in cases of rape, incest, or when the life of the mother is in danger. The Protecting Pain-Capable Unborn Children from …

by Courtney Mares Rome Newsroom, Sep 13, 2022 / 09:00 am Pope Francis arrived in Kazakhstan Tuesday urging dialogue and peace in the face of Russia’s “senseless and tragic war” in Ukraine. In a speech to Kazakh civil authorities and diplomats in the capital city of Nur-Sultan on Sept. 13, …

by Courtney Mares Rome Newsroom, Sep 13, 2022 / 04:59 am Pope Francis told journalists on the papal plane Tuesday that he is ready for the first papal trip to China. In a conversation with reporters on the flight from Rome to Kazakhstan on Sept. 13, the pope said: “I’m …

by CNA Staff Denver Newsroom, Sep 13, 2022 / 13:00 pm The Archdiocese of Madrid has begun the diocesan phase of the canonization process for Father Sebastián Gayá, one of the main developers of the Cursillo (short course) in Christianity, an ecclesial movement that had its beginnings in Spain in …

By and large, men and women love sports. Okay, maybe not everyone and perhaps not all sports, but throughout history, sports have been a beloved part of human life. Why? If you closely examine the fundamental elements of sport, you’ll see it closely aligns with some of the human heart’s …