Editors Note: Here’s an article about First Communion that’s both timely and informative from 2009 ARCHDIOCESE — With first Communion season upon us, children will be soon be donning their finery for the joyous event as parents plan festive family gatherings to celebrate. But there is more to the occasion
by Courtney Mares Rome Newsroom, Feb 27, 2021 / 06:00 am MT (CNA).- Eight hundred years ago, a barefoot St. Dominic carried an icon of the Virgin Mary across Rome to entrust the Marian image to a new community of cloistered nuns, who have safeguarded the icon within the walls
On Aug. 8, the Catholic Church celebrates the feast day of St. Dominic Guzman, who helped the cause of orthodoxy in the medieval Church by founding the Order of Preachers, also known as Dominicans. “This great saint reminds us that in the heart of the Church a missionary fire must
DELHI TOWNSHIP, OHIO – Oct.7, 2019– Sister of Charity of Cincinnati Catherine Cahur died Sept. 22, 2019, at the age of 82 in San Francisco, California. Sister Cathy was born March 8, 1937 to Benjamin and Eleanor (Grams) Cahur in Cleveland, Ohio. She was a Sister of Charity for 64
DELHI TOWNSHIP, OHIO – Sept. 10, 2019 – Sister of Charity of Cincinnati Joan Groff died Sept. 2, 2019, at the age of 90 at Good Samaritan Hospital, Cincinnati. Sister Joan was born on Nov. 9, 1928, to Ralph L. and Alvera (Ruther) Groff in Cincinnati, Ohio. She was a
By Erin Schurenberg For many Catholics, the celebration of the resurrection of our Lord begins with a special breakfast and continues after Mass with a big family dinner. What is served and whether that menu differs yearly seems to vary greatly. Early Christian converts carried over the Jewish tradition of
Sister Joan Clare Stewart A Mass of Christian Burial for Sister of Charity of Cincinnati Joan Clare Stewart was celebrated Dec. 28 in the motherhouse chapel. Sister Joan Clare, 78, died Dec. 20. She was a Sister of Charity for 59 years. A native of Detroit, Sister Joan Clare earned
Q: Where did the rosary come from? A: The practice of praying the rosary is ancient. The rosary is often linked to St. Dominic de Guzman, the founder of the Order of Preachers (Dominicans). According to tradition, the Blessed Mother appeared to St. Dominic in southern France in the early
Press Release Father James Walsh, pastor of St. Dominic Church in Delhi Township, has been awarded the 2015 Distinguished Pastor Award from the National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA). Father Walsh was nominated for his outstanding commitment to Catholic school education.
Enquirer columnist pens book about prominent nun Sister Rose Ann Fleming, SNDden, is a well known member of the Xavier University basketball community. Since she started XU’s academic advising program, every player that reached his final year of eligibility has graduated.