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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 …

On May 16, 1998, Archbishop Pilarczyk ordained Patrick Welsh and Patrick Sheridan at St. Peter in Chains Cathedral. Here’s a look back on that day.

Archbishop Daniel Pilarczyk and Bishop Carl Moeddel with Fathers Jeffrey Fullmer, Mark Meyer, Patrick Sloneker, Ronald Piepmeyer
Twenty years ago four men from the Archdiocese of Cincinnati were ordained, Fathers Jeff Fulmer, Mark Meyer, Patrick Sloneker, and Ronald Piepmeyer.  

From Left to Right, Fr. Tuan Do, Auxilary Bishop Kaising, Fr. James Simons, Archbishop Daniel Pilarczyk, Fr. Steven Kolde, Auxilary Bishop Moeddel, Fr. James Hoffbauer
On Saturday, May 13, 2000 Tuan Anh Do, James Hoffbauer, Steven Kolde, and James Simons were ordained at St. Peter in Chains Cathedral. Here’s the day in pictures

Students from Seton High School in Cincinnati worked to spruce up the grounds around the High School.

Pope Francis’s prayer intention for May Christians in Africa: That Christians in Africa, in imitation of the Merciful Jesus, may give prophetic witness to reconciliation, justice, and peace.

My Mary garden is in an enclosed bed along the back wall of my garage, and is in full sun. The brick wall makes a nice backdrop but gets too hot for my original plan, which was to grow annual Morning Glories up twine staked to hooks in the wall …