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The Most Rev. Joseph E. Kurtz, D.D., Archbishop of Louisville, installed 12 Mount St. Mary’s Seminary & School of Theology (MTSM) seminarians in the Ministry of Acolyte on November 10 in the Chapel of St. Gregory the Great. Three formal steps are required by the Church prior to being ordained

As most Catholics are well aware, Ash Wednesday marks the beginning of the liturgical season of Lent. And, of course, almost everyone associates Lent with giving something up, even if they do not understand the penitential importance of the season. “I gave that up for Lent” is a common refrain,

Solemn Vespers, Sunday, November 8 at 7 pm, will be the second performance of our 2020-2021 Music & Liturgy at the Athenaeum. Due to the current COVID-19 pandemic, the concert will be available to the public online only. Members of the Mount St. Mary’s Latin Schola will perform music in

by Christopher Buschur Last semester began normally for seminarians with the usual routine of communal prayer, classes and social obligations. Even after spring break in March, life seemed normal. However, as the reality of pandemic began to set in, life evolved on a seemingly daily basis. I don’t think the

Ruth Ellen once wrote, “I was blessed in life with very good women and men to love – my parents, family and friends, and the Sisters of Notre Dame.” Ruth Ellen was the youngest of four children born to her German Catholic father and Irish Catholic mother in the small

Vatican City, May 4, 2020 / 07:00 am MT (CNA).- Pope Francis has accepted the resignation of Bishop Daniel Conlon of Joliet, who took a medical leave of absence from leadership of the Illinois diocese in December. The Holy See press office announced May 4 that the pope had accepted

Sister Claire Louise Sharpshair, 88, died March 30 at Maria Joseph Center in Dayton, Ohio, under the care of Hospice. She was born March 1932 in Cincinnati and entered the Sisters of the Precious Blood in Dayton August 30, 1950. For 70 years she faithfully served God’s people throughout Ohio

by Joe Bride In almost 40 years of existence the Catholic Inner-city Schools Education Fund (CISE) has produced graduates who touch every facet of life in the Cincinnati area. Tony Losekamp is one special example. He is attending Mount St. Mary’s Seminary & School of Theology in Cincinnati and was

Together, we can teach, feed, and heal through our CMA ministries. Thousands of people across 19 counties in the Archdiocese of Cincinnati rely on the generosity of people like you. Your gift makes a meaningful difference for families during some of life’s most difficult moments. The CMA supports six ministries

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