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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

Father Jan Kevin Schmidt, rector of St. Peter in Chains Cathedral and archdiocesan director of Pastoral Life and Evangelization, has named Matthew Geerlings as the new director of music for the cathedral and for the Archdiocese of Cincinnati. Geerlings replaces Anthony DiCello who recently announced his retirement after more than

According to ancient local tradition, soon after the crucifixion and resurrection of Jesus, Saint James was preaching the Gospel in Spain, but was disheartened because of the failure of his mission. Tradition holds that on 2 January 40 AD, while he was deep in prayer by the banks of the

Each morning at St. Peter in Chains Cathedral there is a 7:00 a.m. Mass. On this day, several hundred were in attendance as the relics of St. Padre Pio arrived. From 8:00 a.m. until 6:30 p.m., thousands of the faithful gathered to venerate the relics. Throughout the day, there were

St. Peter in Chains Cathedral will have the official relics of St. Padre Pio of Pietrelcina on October 3, 2018 on the occasion of the 50th commemoration anniversary of his passing. The public veneration will take place from 8:00 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. A Mass in honor of Saint Padre

Father Jan K. Schmidt, formerly pastor of St. Margaret of York Parish in Twenty-Mile Stand (Loveland), joined the archdiocesan Central Offices on July 1 as director of the Department of Pastoral Services. The department includes the offices of African American Catholic Ministries, Campus Ministry, Evangelization, Family and Respect Life, Mission,

Thursday, May 21, 2009 By Eileen Connelly, OSU ST. FRANCIS DE SALES DEANERY — As a patriotic crowd sang the national anthem and an Army helicopter hovered overhead, the Archbishop McNicholas High School community dedicated a military memorial on its campus on May 15 honoring five graduates who have given