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In Today’s Video we look at December, last year in the Archdiocese of Cincinnati. Our crew went to St. Francis Seraph’s live Nativity, Moerlein Center’s Naitvity displays,  Lessons and Carols at the Athenaeum, The Rorate Mass at Old St. Mary’s, The Christmas Gift store at St. Vincent DePaul Society, The

As we prepare for Christmas, enjoy the journey through Advent with these reflections by women who’s vocation is in the church. First Week of Advent Advent Reflection for December 1 – First Sunday of Advent Isaiah 2:1-5/Romans 13-11-14/Matthew 24:37-44 Invitation to Prayer: As we begin the Advent journey, let us

Archdiocese of Cincinnati Advent Calendar Make this the best Advent EVER, and download the Ultimate Guide to Advent by clicking here **Click on Parish or Event Name for Map Friday, November 29 – Wednesday, January 1 Life Size Nativity with Farm Animals St. Francis Seraph Courtyard, Liberty & Vine Sts.,

As we’re just a week away from Christmas, Here are some prayers for your family. The O’Antiphons: The Roman Church has been singing the “O” Antiphons since at least the eighth century. They are the antiphons that accompany the Magnificat canticle of Evening Prayer from December 17-23. They are a

Gaudete Sunday is today, the third Sunday of Advent in the liturgical calendar, or simply “Rejoice”. Today’s vestment color is Rose and we’re 9 days away from Christmas. In Today’s video, the King’s Singers exclaim: Gaudete, gaudete! Christus est natus Ex Maria virgine, gaudete! Rejoice, rejoice! Christ is born Of

As we’re in the Second Week of Advent, parishes throughout the Archdiocese of Cincinnati are having Advent Penance Services. Whether you’ve gone to confession recently or haven’t for many years, this is a great chance to Prepare for the Lord. The hour before you leave, take some time and prepare

Prayer at Lourdes, September 29, 2017 (CT Photo/Greg Hartman)
There is definitely a spirit to Christmas. Based on Hollywood movies, you might think that this spirit is of giving, of peace on earth, or even of family. For Christians, this is a major oversimplification, and misses a bit part of what Christmas is about. Father Casey talks about not

The Solemnity of the Immaculate Conception celebrates the solemn celebration of belief in the Immaculate Conception of the Virgin Mary. It is universally celebrated on December 8, nine months before the feast of the Nativity of Mary, which is celebrated on September 8. The Immaculate Conception is one of the

Some Christmas mornings I wake up feeling spiritually underwhelmed. I don’t feel the holy wonder at the miracle of God being born upon Earth but instead feel disappointment in my own lack of real, faithful preparation for the Nativity. The previous weeks were spent fretting over decorating and shopping and

By Christine Rousselle Washington D.C., Dec 5, 2019 / 08:35 am (CNA).- The season of Advent, and the entire cycle of the liturgical year, is vital to remaining rooted in the true mission of the Church, Archbishop Joseph Augustine Di Noia, O.P., adjunct secretary of the Congregation for the Doctrine