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A few weeks ago, a man came to Father Don West’s office and asked him to hear his confession. His last one was 40 years ago. “There was something that lingered (from his past) and he wanted to come back and it was very much like a burden was lifted

March 18, 2021 The Catholic Church celebrates the Solemnity of St. Joseph, Spouse of the Blessed Virgin Mary, each year on March 19. This year, the Solemnity of St. Joseph falls on a Friday in Lent. According to Canon law, “Abstinence from eating meat or some other food according to

To mark this special Year of St. Joseph, the Maria Stein Shrine of the Holy Relics will hold a special St. Joseph Mass on his feast day, Mar. 19, at 7 p.m. This will be an occasion for the faithful to join together to meditate on the life of the

Dear Brothers and Sisters in Christ, Peace be with you this Lenten season. This has been a most unusual and difficult year for all of us. A year ago at this time, none of us envisioned the anxiety, illnesses, deaths, and other losses that were coming as a result of

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MARIA STEIN, Ohio (March 9, 2021) – At 7:00pm on Friday March 19, the Maria Stein Shine of the Holy Relics will celebrate the Solemnity of St. Joseph with a special feast day Mass. Traditionally, Catholics have honored the foster, or earthly, father of Jesus on this day. We meditate

Xavier University in Cincinnati has announced the hire of a new president – and with that appointment brings a series of firsts for the 190-year-old institution. Colleen Hanycz, PhD, is the university’s first lay person and first woman president, a role Hanycz is eager to embrace. “This was an opportunity

Experience the first Catholic men’s conference that started it! 2021 Cincinnati Men’s Conference – Saturday, March 13th, 2021 8:00 a.m. The 2021 conference is shaping up to be an INCREDIBLE one. The speakers will be in person at the venue. We are allowing a live audience up to a certain

I’m not old enough to remember a time when society essentially shut down on Sundays, but I’ve heard the stories! No work, no shopping, nowhere to go but church and Grandma’s house. While there are elements of our 24-7 culture I enjoy (grocery stores open late and extended customer service

March 2, 2021 WASHINGTON– On March 2, Bishop Kevin C. Rhoades of Fort Wayne-South Bend, chairman of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops’ (USCCB) Committee on Doctrine, and Archbishop Joseph F. Naumann of Kansas City in Kansas, chairman of the USCCB’s Committee on Pro-Life Activities, issued a statement on the

MARIA STEIN, Ohio (February 22, 2021) – The Maria Stein Shrine Adoration Guild is happy to offer the following Lenten Season Learning Series, presented by Sister Joyce Ann Zimmerman, C.PP.S. The first session “Fasting & Lent” will be held on March 9, 2021 at 10:00am. It is a reflection on