Father Jan K. Schmidt
Archdiocese of Cincinnati’s St. Peter in Chains Cathedral named Minor Basilica as it celebrates 175 years
by Eileen Connelly, OSU For its 175-year history, the Cathedral of St. Peter in Chains in Downtown Cincinnati has stood as a testament of the faith of Catholics in the archdiocese. The impressive Greek Revival structure, located at the intersection of Eighth and Plum Streets, is dedicated to the imprisonment
On Saturday, Aug. 15, the Assumption of Mary, Archbishop Dennis M. Schnurr announced that the Cathedral of St. Peter in Chains has been designated as a minor basilica, the first for the Archdiocese of Cincinnati. During the 11:30 a.m. Mass, Archbishop Schnurr commented: “With a great sense of joy, I
First new painting in Cincinnati’s cathedral since the 1960s features Children of Mary Sisters By Gail Finke On Christmas morning, Children of Mary sisters visiting Cincinnati’s cathedral got a surprise gift when they walked in the door: They found a painting of themselves at prayer hung in the marble narthex.