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By Rebecca Sontag The Lord in his teachings says, ‘Beg the harvest master. The harvest is great but the laborers are few.’ The people of this archdiocese have been begging the harvest master for approximately the last 10 years, and the Lord answers our prayers.”– Archbishop Dennis Schnurr For the

The installation to the Ministry of Acolyte took place in the Chapel of Saint Gregory the Great as Bishop Binzer handed each of the fourteen men installed a paten and said: “Take this vessel with bread for the celebration of the Eucharist. Make your life worthy of your service at

This month’s Bucket List takes you to three places created for prayer: a memorial, a former seminary filled with art and treasures, and a rural shrine: an outdoor memorial for martyred Jesuits Our Lady of the Holy Spirit Center a shrine on the site of an amusement park Go: See

By Steve Trosley Father Dan Schmitmeyer smiles as he looks down on the people around him.      He can’t help looking down, as he is easily 6’6” tall. The smile tips off the hearty sense of humor that comes from his enthusiasm for his job — vocations director for

Archbishop Dennis M. Schnurr announced today that Father Anthony Brausch will be installed as the thirty-sixth President of the Athenaeum and Rector of Mount St. Mary’s Seminary on May 13, 2018. Archbishop Schnurr thanked Father Benedict O’Cinnsealaigh for his seven years of leadership as President and Rector and for his

Groundbreaking ceremonies for the expansion of Mount Saint Mary's Seminary, November 2, 2017. (CT Photo/Greg Hartman)
Father Benedict D. O’Cinnsealaigh, President and Rector of the Athenaeum of Ohio/Mount St. Mary’s Seminary of the West, delivered the following remarks at the groundbreaking ceremony: I want to thank His Grace Archbishop Schnurr, Bishop Thomas, Bishop Binzer, Father David Wilton CPM, Monsignors, Fathers, the Board of Trustees, our Vice-President Mr.

The skies may have been leaden, but the light of what Archbishop Dennis Schnurr called an “historic event” shined bright on those gathered under a tent on in the Marian Courtyard of Mount St. Mary’s Seminary of the West Nov. 2 as ground was broken for a new residence building.

New building needed to house growing numbers of future priests Groundbreaking Nov. 2 at 88-year-old Mt. Washington campus By Colleen Kammer (from our print edition) Groundbreaking ceremonies for a major expansion of Mount St. Mary’s Seminary of the West will take place Nov. 2 at the Mount Washington institution as

Eastertide Vespers, sung by the Athenaeum Chorale and Mount St. Mary’s Seminary Schola, will be held in the Athenaeum’s Italian Romanesque-style Chapel of St. Gregory the Great. Sung Vesper liturgy includes choral repertoire from a variety of periods and traditions. All are welcome to this service and concert.

All are invited to pray with the seminarians in the Chapel of St. Gregory the Great in an event featuring Adoration and music. Father Jason Williams will lead. The parochial vicar at St. Cecilia, St. Margaret-St. John and St. Anthony, Father Williams was ordained in 2016 after a six-year career in