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Arcdhiocese of Cincinnati Bicentennial

Solemn Vespers on the Eve of the Bicentennial Anniversary of the Archdiocese, live broadcast from St. Peter in Chains Cathedral, Friday, June 18, 2021 4:30 p.m.

On Saturday, June 19, 2021, the Archdiocese of Cincinnati is celebrating the 200th anniversary of the founding of the Church of Cincinnati. The Diocese of Cincinnati was erected in 1821 as the 9th diocese in the now defined United States. At the founding, the newly created Diocese of Cincinnati encompassed

The following is an excerpt from A Bicentennial History of the Archdiocese of Cincinnati: The Catholic Church in Southwest Ohio, 1821-2021 by Fr. David J. Endres. A group of four German Catholic families arrived in Cincinnati in 1817 as part of a coordinated migration. Perhaps only by coincidence, by the

It’s not every day we get to be a part of history. Yet this month, Catholics in the Archdiocese of Cincinnati have the opportunity to be part of the longest Marian pilgrimage ever attempted in the U.S., and everyone is invited to take part in this historical event. In celebration

With great joy and gratitude, this month the Archdiocese of Cincinnati celebrates the 200th anniversary of our founding as a diocese by Pope Pius VII on June 19, 1821. In doing so, we reflect on our rich history. At the same time, we look ahead to a future that will

As we worked on this commemorative bicentennial issue of The Catholic Telegraph, we dug into the 200-year history of the Archdiocese of Cincinnati, and, much like archaeologists we unearthed treasures, hardships and victories of the past. From the beginning, the Catholic faithful in this area had to overcome obstacles that

Happy Bicentennial! We’re right in the middle of an historical event, marking 200 years of life, work and prayer at home in the Archdiocese of Cincinnati. If we open our eyes to it, we can realize in a more concrete way that, as individual Catholics, we’re part of something and

As members of the Archdiocese of Cincinnati prepare to participate in the 33-day Marian Pilgrimage, the archdiocesan Office for Persons with Disabilities, in connection with the Center for the New Evangelization, are ensuring all who want to participate in the pilgrimage may do so. “It is incredibly important for the

Dayton was surveyed and platted in 1796. Following the War of 1812 and the completion of the Miami and Erie Canals in 1829, Dayton began to thrive. Emmanuel Parish established the first Catholic Church in Dayton in 1837. As with many churches in “mission” territory, it served as a base

WHAT DEFINES A PILGRIMAGE? A pilgrimage is a journey to locations of religious importance. The external journey is meant to ignite an internal spiritual journey of conversion. Pilgrimages can be life-changing. It is a deep act of prayer in which individuals bring special intentions, hopes for the future and hearts