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So, the Easter season is over. Now what? I mean it kind of feels like a letdown, right? You have all these great celebrations of the liturgical year in Advent and Christmas and Lent and Easter, and then it’s just plain old Ordinary Time.’ Blah. But wait a second. That’s

St. Medard was born around 456 in Salency, France. His father Nectard was a noble Frenchman, and his mother, Protogia, descended from a Roman family that settled in Gaul. He was ordained at the age of 33, and did not wish to be made a bishop, but reluctantly became the

The village of Fryburg, a little more than five miles from the city of Wapakoneta, is reminiscent of the rural villages of the old country. Exiting Interstate 75 and passing by the town, you might think you just exited the Autobahn, but, really, you are in the Ohio heartland. A

Anthony grew up in a poor but pious family in a small farming village in Lombardy, Italy. The owner of his family farm paid for Anthony’s seminary education because he was such a promising student. He was very young for ordination and required a special dispensation, however he was ordained

Saturday, June 5, 2021 Emmanuel Catholic Church (Dayton, OH) 149 Franklin St., Dayton OH 45402-2598 The 19th Annual Corpus Christi Procession will take place following the 5:15 p.m. Mass. All are invited to participate in this beautiful old tradition which takes our Lord out to the world. Please also consider

What began 73 years ago as a collection of seven farms purchased in the 1940s has evolved into a 160-acre cornerstone of the Archdiocese of Cincinnati: Gate of Heaven Cemetery. Under the administration of Archbishop John T. McNicholas, development of the land as the archdiocesan cemetery began in the mid

The Catholic Conference of Ohio has released a statement (found here) regarding the lifting of the dispensation from the obligation to attend Sunday and Holy Day Mass. In line with that statement Archbishop Dennis M. Schnurr has decreed that for the faithful of the Archdiocese of Cincinnati the obligation to

God of power and mercy, you destroy war and put down earthly pride. Banish violence from our midst and wipe away our tears, that we may all deserve to be called your sons and daughters. Keep in your mercy those men and women who have died in the cause of

Where: Gate of Heaven Cemetery When: Monday, May 31 at 10:30 a.m. Let us join together in prayer in God’s name, on His sacred grounds to honor all of our veterans on this special United States of America Memorial Day 2021. ARRIVE EARLY! *A Military Speaker, Honor Guards and Taps

Seven men from the Archdiocese of Cincinnati were ordained to the priesthood on May 15, 2021 at St. Peter in Chains Cathedral Basilica. Fathers Aaron Hess, Edward Hoffmann, Louis Jacquemin, Michael Kapolka, Anthony Marcelli, Scott Morgan and Elijah Puthoff.