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Holy Cross-Immaculata Church

by Gail Finke What is a shrine? Associated with popular piety since the earliest days of the Church, shrines are places of pilgrimage and prayer. Pope St. John Paul II once said, “Christian shrines have always been, and continue to be, signs of God, and of His intervention in history.

As one walks away from a prayerful morning, Holy Cross Immaculata Church in the distance. (Greg Hartman/CT Photo)
The parishioners of Holy Cross-Immaculata Parish are pleased to announce that the tradition of Praying the Steps will resume this year. Since Governor DeWine has lifted many of the Covid 19 restrictions for church services, Mayor John Cranley has given the parish permission to move forward with plans to provide

Here’s the scene of the beauty of Spring in the Archdiocese of Cincinnati.

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

All Good Friday, April 10, plans at Holy Cross-Immaculata are canceled due to the directives of the governor, the Ohio bishops, and the mayor of Cincinnati.

by Gail Finke There is a piece of the True Cross at Holy Cross-Immaculata in Mt. Adams. It is available for veneration on a side altar in the main church on Good Friday – see it when you pray the steps! Is the relic of the True Cross real? While

As one walks away from a prayerful morning, Holy Cross Immaculata Church in the distance. (Greg Hartman/CT Photo)
Today’s primer on Praying the Steps in Mt. Adams at Holy Cross Immaculata Church. What to expect: People began praying on the hillside while the church was being built and, after 1859, gathering to pray on its original steps. Eventually, the custom developed into a Good Friday observance, and for

A pictorial of Holy Week in the Archdiocese of Cincinnati, accompanied by the Choir and Orchestra of the Cathedral of St. Peter in Chains singing Handel’s Hallelujah Chorus.

Rev. Gerard J. Witsken, Loving son of the late Lawrence H., Sr. and Antoinette (Duwel) Witsken. Dear brother of the late Lawrence H., Jr. (Mary Ann) Witsken and Richard A. (Jeannette) Witsken. Survived by numerous nieces and nephews. Former Pastor of St. Vincent de Paul Church (Riverside), St. Peter Church