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Pope Francis offers a blessing from the window of the Apostolic Palance April 26, 2020. Credit: Vatican Media/CNA.
by Courtney Mares Vatican City, May 3, 2020 / 06:30 am MT (CNA).- Pope Francis called on all Catholics to pray for vocations to the priesthood and consecrated life on Good Shepherd Sunday, the World Day of Prayer for Vocations. “Priesthood and consecrated life require courage and perseverance, and without …

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by Mary Farrow Denver Newsroom, Apr 30, 2020 / 03:01 am MT (CNA).- If everything were going according to plan, Jessica would be entering the convent on August 22. But, thanks to coronavirus, everything is not going according to plan. “I was accepted to pre-postulancy with an order, and as …

April 23, 2020 WASHINGTON – The release of the study of the Ordination Class of 2020 reveals a great sign of life and hope in the Church in the United States, despite the midst of uncertainty in the world brought by the Coronavirus pandemic. At a moment when the faithful …

Explore your Call An introductory Vocational Dinner and Discussion Wednesday, February 19, 2020: 6:30 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. Holy Cross Catholic Church, 1924 Leo St., Dayton 45404 All 18-35 year old men and women who are mildly curious or seriously discerning consecrated life are invited tinyurl.com/eycdayton Retreats at St. Cecilia …

Front Row from L to R: Father Anthony Brausch, Father Mark Bredstege, Father Jeff Stegbauer, Archbishop Dennis M. Schnurr, Father Andrew Hess, Father Alex Biryomumeisho; Back Row L to R, Father Ambrose Dobrozsi, Father Elias Mwesigye, Father Zach Cecil, Father Jedidiah Tritle, Father Christian Cone-Lombarte, and Bishop Joseph Binzer (CT Photo/Greg Hartman)
The Archdiocese of Cincinnati joyfully celebrated the largest class of priests being ordained in 40 years. A full cathedral was on hand as the men were ordained to the priesthood for service to God and the Church. Archbishop Dennis M. Schnurr celebrated the Mass. Bishop Joseph R. Binzer concelebrated the …

Father Bill Beuth, C.PP.S., sent this happy report from our Central American Mission: On December 3, the Feast of St. Francis Xavier, Lucas Tiul Coc, C.PP.S., was ordained a deacon in the parish of Santa Catalina Virgen y Martyr in La Tinta, Guatemala. He will now continue to minister there …

Front Row: Sr. Luisa Bayate, Sr. Alma Lagberg, Sr. Anna Marie Covely Back Row: Sr. Vickie Griner, Sr. Mary Anthony Nelson, Sr. Dianne Short, Sr. Ann Bartko, Sr. Doris Gerke, Sr. Dianne Short, Sr. Rita Cheong and Sr. Mary Pia Malaboror
The Cincinnati Poor Clares have recently welcomed two of their Memphis Sisters to their community. “This has been a 14-month process with our Memphis Sisters, and we are blessed to have Sr. Alma and Sr. Anthony as part of our Cincinnati community. They are settling in and getting to know …

It was the first day of classes at the Athenaeum of Ohio for the 2019-2020 Academic year. Here’s a look at our seminarians and faculty as we pray for them to have a blessed year!    

On Saturday, July 13, Sister Renée Kettering, RSM, professed perpetual vows with the Sisters of Mercy of the Americas. She was born in Cincinnati and her parents Christina and Tim Kettering still reside there. Check out the pictures:

New council 2019 - Sisters Marla Gipson, Margo Young, Edna Hess, Patty Kremer and Ann Clark (Courtesy Photo)
DAYTON, Ohio — The Sisters of the Precious Blood have completed their 2019 Assembly, electing a new leadership team and setting directives for the future of the Congregation. Sister Edna Hess was elected president and Sister Patty Kremer vice president. The new Councilors are Sisters Ann Clark, Marla Gipson and …