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From Gate of Heaven Cemetery: Public access to Gate of Heaven Catholic Cemetery effective April, 13, 2020.  In our continuing effort to protect our employees and guests from the ongoing threat of the COVID-19 virus, and in conjunction with the current “Stay-At-Home” order in the State of Ohio, Gate of

Father Casey Cole OFM looks at the strange circumstances this year, we are probably experiencing more fear this Easter than ever before. Jesus tells us: do not be afraid. He is Risen, Alleluia!

CNA Staff, Apr 11, 2020 / 01:50 pm (CNA).- Famed Italian opera singer Andrea Bocelli will livestream on Easter Sunday a solo concert from the Santa Maria Nascente Cathedral in Milan. The performer says he aims to send a message of hope, love, and healing to the world amid the global coronavirus

Vatican City, Apr 12, 2020 / 05:40 am (CNA).- Here is the full text of Pope Francis’ Urbi et Orbi message, delivered April 12 at the Basilica of St. Peter. Dear brothers and sisters, Happy Easter! Today the Church’s proclamation echoes throughout the world: “Jesus Christ is risen!” – “He

No public Masses in the Archdiocese of Cincinnati through May 3 Live Stream Mass from the Cathedral of St. Peter in Chains. Monday – Saturday at 8:00 a.m.; Sunday at 8:30 a.m. (Spanish) & 11:00 a.m. (English) Holy Week at the Cathedral: Tuesday April 7, Chrism Mass at 1:00 p.m.,

ope Francis with the Shroud of Turin in the Cathedral of Saint John the Baptist, Turin on June 21, 2015. Credit: Vatican Media
Vatican City, Apr 11, 2020 / 04:00 am (CNA).- Pope Francis has praised the decision to livestream the exposition of the Turin Shroud on Holy Saturday amid the coronavirus pandemic. The Archdiocese of Turin has invited Catholics around the world to pray virtually before the Shroud at 5pm local time

Crowds pray the Stations of the Cross at the Colosseum with Pope Francis on Good Friday 2019. Credit: Daniel Ibanez/CNA.
by Hannah Brockhaus Rome, Italy, Apr 11, 2020 / 09:00 am (CNA).- Due to the coronavirus pandemic, the 2020 Easter Triduum is looking very different for Catholics around the world, who will be praying from home and attending liturgies only through their TV or computer screens. The situation is no

As one walks away from a prayerful morning, Holy Cross Immaculata Church in the distance. (Greg Hartman/CT Photo)
Holy Cross Immaculata Church in Mount Adams has announced they have tentatively rescheduled the Praying of the Steps to Wednesday, May 13, 2020 which is the Feast day of Our Lady of Fatima or Saturday, August 15, 2020 which is the Solemnity of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary

An image of St. Jean-Gabriel Perboyre from Wuhan, China courtesy of Dr. Anthony Clark.
by Courtney Mares Vatican City, Apr 9, 2020 / 08:00 am (CNA).- China’s first canonized saint was martyred by suffocation on a cross in Wuhan, the epicenter of today’s coronavirus pandemic. St. Jean-Gabriel Perboyre, a Vincentian missionary priest from France, was betrayed by one of his catechumens for money, bound

A statue of the Sacred Heart of Jesus inside the Basilica of the Sacred Heart of Jesus in Rome, Italy. June 9, 2015. Credit: Bohumil Petrik/CNA
WASHINGTON – Archbishop José H. Gomez of Los Angeles and president of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops has invited the faithful to join him in a moment of prayer on Good Friday (April 10) to pray the Litany of the Sacred Heart.. . . Praying together as a nation,