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Father Kyle Schnippel

I have a bit of a reputation for being a ‘social media’ priest. I post on Twitter (@FatherSchnippel) fairly frequently, and lurk through the pages of Facebook on a regular basis as well.  (Confession: I still do not get Instagram.) Recently on Twitter, I saw this tweet from Christina Mead

Ultimate frisbee, vocation tour
Press Release For the third consecutive year, the seminarians of the Archdiocese of Cincinnati are traveling the Archdiocese looking for a little friendly competition on the Ultimate Frisbee field. Last summer they competed against nearly 120 teens and young adults in their three-stop tour. They look to do the same

By Eileen Connelly, OSU The Catholic Telegraph When the events of the 15th annual Cincinnati Flying Pig Marathon took place the weekend May 4-5, among the walkers and runners was a team dedicated to helping young men in the Archdiocese of Cincinnati take up the challenge spoken about in Acts

Back when I was in the college seminary and the vocation director would visit, I was always a bit skeptical of his noticing that ‘we (seminarians) have grown so much’ since the time of his last visit.  I could notice some growth that we were going through, but was never

Theology on Tap
By John Stegeman The Catholic Telegraph  Young adults often gather with friends among food and drinks in a social setting. Keeping with the church’s desire to meet people where they are, Theology on Tap aims to make those gatherings of a more spiritual nature. Theology on Tap started in the

As the first days of Pope Francis’ term of office dawned, there was a great deal of excitement about who this stranger from a far land was, what is going to be his main focus, what new initiatives will he bring to the life of the church? The research started

French Cardinal Barbarin talks to reporters at the end of a meeting at the Vatican
By John Stegeman The Catholic Telegraph  The resignation of His Holiness Benedict XVI, Pope Emeritus, from the office of the papacy may go down as one of the biggest media events of 2013. Many newspapers, radio stations and television channels devoted time and resources to covering everything from Benedict’s last

Pope Benedict XVI resigns
In April of 2005 when Blessed John Paul II passed from this world, it was a totally new experience for me.  I was less than one year ordained to the priesthood, but yet I had never known another name to be prayed during his spot in the Eucharistic Prayer.  (I

By Father Kyle Schnippel  As we move through the Christmas season and prepare to re-enter Ordinary Time, the miraculous events that we have celebrated over these last few years continue to be fodder in my own prayer life. Specifically, I continue to be struck by the image of the Virgin

January 4, 2011 By Father Kyle Schnippel “Lord, teach us to pray, as John taught His disciples.” The apostles had witnessed the deep communion that existed between Jesus and His heavenly Father, and, as holiness does, it attracted them. Seeing that peace that comes from that personal connection, they wanted