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Archbishop Daniel E. Pilarczyk

ASHINGTON – Archbishop José H. Gomez of Los Angles and president of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops has issued the following statement on the passing of Archbishop Daniel E. Pilarczyk. Archbishop Gomez’s full statement follows: “His Excellency Daniel E. Pilarczyk, archbishop emeritus of Cincinnati, passed away Sunday at the …

Told by Apostolic Nuncio, Archbishop Pietro Sambi, in 2010 that he would become coadjutor to Archbishop Daniel E. Pilarczyk as Archbishop of Cincinnati, then-Bishop Dennis M. Schnurr was astonished and momentarily hesitant. “I was surprised. It had been rumored that I was going to Omaha,” Archbishop Schnurr said. Archbishop Sambi …

Most Reverend Daniel E. Pilarczyk, Archbishop Emeritus of Cincinnati and a nationally prominent churchman, educator and author of popular books about Catholic themes, died today at 9:50 a.m. at the age of 85. “Among his brother bishops, Archbishop Pilarczyk was recognized as one of the outstanding churchmen of his time,” …

Emeritus Archbishop Daniel E. Pilarczyk died on March 22, 2020 at Archbishop Leibold Home for the Aged (a.k.a. Little Sisters of the Poor.). He was born August 12, 1934 in Dayton, Ohio. His studies included five years at St. Gregory Seminary in Cincinnati, three years of philosophy and four years …

The bell tower at UD's Immaculate Conception Chapel stands vigil over Christmas at UD (CT Photo/Greg Hartman)
by John LeComte Pope Saint John Paul II ‘s Apostolic Letter for the Great Jubilee of the Year 2000, Novo Millennio Ineunte, in which he called the Church to “put out into the deep” (Lk 5:4) was the inspiration for founding the University of Dayton’s Virtual Learning Community for Faith …

Deacon Edward B. Reising, a Deacon of the Archdiocese of Cincinnati, died on Thursday, Aug. 22, 2019. Deacon Reising was ordained to the Diaconate by Archbishop Daniel Pilarczyk at the Cathedral of St. Peter in Chains, Cincinnati, Ohio , on September 24, 1998. Deacon Reising served St. Columban Parish in …

The Most Reverend Archbishop Dennis M. Schnurr awaits Ordination 2017. (Ct Photo/Greg Hartman)
On July 20, 1974 Archbishop Dennis M. Schnurr was ordained. Here is a reprint of the article announcing his appointment to the Archdiocese of Cincinnati. WASHINGTON — Pope Benedict XVI has named Bishop Dennis M. Schnurr of Duluth, Minn., who is treasurer of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops, as …

Reverend Peter M. Helmlinger died on Monday, June 10, 2019. He was born on April 21, 1954 in Sidney, Ohio. He received a B.A in philosophy from Thomas More College, Kentucky, and received a Master’s in Divinity from The Athenaeum of Ohio, Cincinnati. He was ordained on May 22, 2004 …

Sister Marian Ruede A Mass of Christian Burial for Sister of Charity of Cincinnati Marian Ruede was celebrated Oct. 22 in the motherhouse chapel. Sister Marian, 88, died Oct. 18. She was a Sister of Charity for 71 years. A native of Jackson, Mich., Sister Marian’s ministries included 27 years …

By Erin Schurenburg Only one diocesan inquiry for sainthood has happened in the Archdiocese of Cincinnati. Blessed Frances Schervier (1819-1876), the European-born founder of a new Franciscan community, lived a life of holiness and service. In 1844, she became a secular Franciscan. The next year, she and four companions established …