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Old St. Mary Church

123E 13th Street
Cincinnati, OH 45202 United States
513-721-2988 www.oldstmarys.org

December 2015

Old St. Mary’s Church, Cincinnati – Advent Musical Oratory

December 17, 2015 @ 7:00 pm
Old St. Mary Church, 123E 13th Street
Cincinnati, OH 45202 United States
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Thursday, December 17, 2015, 7 p.m.  Please join the Community-In-Formation for its annual Musical Oratory.  Musical Oratory of Advent is an evening of choral reflection on Sacred Scripture concluding with Benediction of the Blessed Sacrament.  Choral pieces will be in English, German, and Latin by composers such as Bach, Praetorius and Sermisy.  A social and cookie exchange will follow.  For information visit [email protected]

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July 2016

Old St. Mary’s Church (Over the Rhine) – Our Lady of Fatima Tours America

July 10, 2016 @ 8:30 am - 8:00 pm
Old St. Mary Church, 123E 13th Street
Cincinnati, OH 45202 United States
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Sunday, July 10, 2016,  8:30 a.m.-8 p.m.  Mass in Latin @ 9 a.m.; Mass in German @ 11 a.m.; Mass in English @ 12:30 p.m.;  Benediction @ 3:30 p.m. Mass in English @ 7 p.m.  Custodian's presentation 3-4 times throughout the day between Masses.  The tour of the world famous International Pilgrim Virgin Statue of Fatima is a nation wide call to prayer and penance for peace in our nation and conversion of hearts.  That's because prayer is more powerful than any…

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October 2016

OId St. Mary’s Church, Cincinnati – Musical Oratory of the B.V.M.

October 5, 2016 @ 7:00 pm
Old St. Mary Church, 123E 13th Street
Cincinnati, OH 45202 United States
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Wednesday, October 5, 2016, 7 p.m.  Please join us for an annual Musical Oratory of the Blessed Virgin Mary, features musical meditations on Marian texts from the Catholic treasury of sacred music.  In addition to pieces sung by the choir, several congregation Marian favorites will be sung.  Please join us for this evening in honor of our Blessed Mother!

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November 2016

Old St. Mary Church, Cincinnati – Concert

November 19, 2016 @ 3:00 pm
Old St. Mary Church, 123E 13th Street
Cincinnati, OH 45202 United States
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Saturday, November 19, 2016, 3 p.m.  The Caladrian Ensemble hosts Kim Heindel, the world renowned virtuso on the Lautenwerk (gut strung harpsichord). In collaboration with lute player Christopher Wilke, Mr. Heindel will present a concert inspired by the famous meeting of J.S. Bach and the lutenist Sylvius Leopold Weiss.  It will be an exceedingly rare opportunity to hear these two instruments together! Cost: $10.  For more information see facebook.com/caladrianensemble

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February 2017

The Caladrian Ensemble Concert at Old St. Mary’s

February 11, 2017 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Old St. Mary Church, 123E 13th Street
Cincinnati, OH 45202 United States
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$10

The Caladrian Ensemble presents Jennifer Roig-Francoli on baroque violin. Called “sweet-toned and mercurial” by the New York Times, and known for her work with Apollo’s Fire and other period ensembles, she will play works that span the transition from the Baroque to the Classical periods. Music by Bach, Haydn, Rust and others. A Cincinnati Early Music Series event; Tickets $10 general admission; $7 seniors.

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Sung Mass for the Chair of St. Peter at Old St. Mary’s Church

February 22, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Old St. Mary Church, 123E 13th Street
Cincinnati, OH 45202 United States
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Sung Mass in the Extraordinary Form (Latin  - 1962 Missal) for the Feast of the Chair of St. Peter. Latin-English Missals provided. All welcome.

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March 2017

Bockfest German Mass

March 5, 2017 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Old St. Mary Church, 123E 13th Street
Cincinnati, OH 45202 United States
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This annual Mass held during Bockfest will feature a flag parade of area German societies; many members wear traditional German dress. Vereinsmusikanten will provide the music for Old St. Mary's weekly Mass said in German.

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Girls’ Lenten Retreat with St. Therese at Old St. Mary’s Begins

March 17, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - March 18, 2017 @ 3:30 pm
Old St. Mary Church, 123E 13th Street
Cincinnati, OH 45202 United States
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March 17-18.  "I don't want to be a saint by halves! My God, I choose ALL!" Girls ages 10-13 from all parishes are invited to journey with Therese as she seeks and finds the God of Love. Mass, Adoration, activities, more. Bring a Bible and a sleeping bag! For more information email [email protected] or call the parish at 513-721-2988, ext. 134.

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April 2017

Tenebrae at Old St. Mary’s

April 14, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Old St. Mary Church, 123E 13th Street
Cincinnati, OH 45202 United States
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The Ancient Office of Tenebrae will be sung by the Latin Choir at Old St. Mary's Church in Over-the-Rhine. This sung service features readings and hymns. Candles are gradually extinguished until the church is in darkness ("tenebrae" means "shadows"). The solemn service recalls the Passion of Christ.

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Oratory Establishment Mass at Old St. Mary’s

April 25, 2017 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Old St. Mary Church, 123E 13th Street
Cincinnati, OH 45202 United States
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In March, Pope Francis approved the establishment of the Oratory of St. Philip Neri in Cincinnati, which has been in formation at Old St. Mary's Church in Over-the-Rhine for several years. Join Archbishop Dennis M. Schnurr for a special Mass in celebration of the establishment. The Procurator General and Apostolic Delegate of the Oratory will also travel from Rome to be at the Mass. The decree of the Holy Father will be delivered to the local Church on this day.…

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May 2017

Mass for the Feast of St. Philip Neri at Old St. Mary’s

May 26, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Old St. Mary Church, 123E 13th Street
Cincinnati, OH 45202 United States
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The priests of the Oratory of St. Philip Neri in Cincinnati invite all to a sung Latin (Extraordinary Form) Mass for the feast of their patron, the first since their official establishment as the world's 87th Oratory. New to the old Mass? Latin-English missals are available at the doors.

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June 2017

German Day Mass at Old St. Mary’s

June 4, 2017 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Old St. Mary Church, 123E 13th Street
Cincinnati, OH 45202 United States
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Old St. Mary's celebrates German Day with a German Mass recognizing members of the area's German societies. Make the Mass part of your German Day weekend festivities, or come to celebrate with the Germans.

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Solemn High Mass and Eucharistic Procession at Old St. Mary’s Church

June 15, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Old St. Mary Church, 123E 13th Street
Cincinnati, OH 45202 United States
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Solemn High Mass (Extraordinary Form -- 1962 Latin Missal) will be sung for the Feast of Corpus Christi; there will also be a procession.

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Corpus Christi Procession at Old St. Mary’s

June 18, 2017 @ 9:00 am - 10:30 am
Old St. Mary Church, 123E 13th Street
Cincinnati, OH 45202 United States
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The procession will be part of the parish's Novus Ordo (contemporary) Mass celebrated in Latin, which normally begins at 9:15 am but which will begin at 9 am today.

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August 2017

Solemn Mass for the Feast of the Assumption at Old St. Mary’s

August 15, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Old St. Mary Church, 123E 13th Street
Cincinnati, OH 45202 United States
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Old Saint Mary's Parish and The Cincinnati Oratory invite all to join them for the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary. Mass is in the Ordinary Form (current Mass), in Latin rather than the vernacular. Latin/English worship aids available. The St. Mary's choir will sing; music selections include: PROCESSIONAL HYMN Hail, holy Queen enthroned above (SALVE REGINA CÆLITUM) MASS ORDINARY Missa 'Benedicta es cælorum Regina' - C. Morales Credo III with fauxbourdon PROPER Missa 'Signum magnum' - Plainchant (I/G/A/C) MOTETS Ave Maria,…

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September 2017

Oktoberfest Mass at Old St. Mary’s (OTR)

September 17, 2017 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Old St. Mary Church, 123E 13th Street
Cincinnati, OH 45202 United States
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Free

Music for this Mass will be provided by Musikverein Ruderatshofen, from Bavaria, who will play at Oktoberfest Zinzinnati later in the afternoon. Many German societies attend this Mass, which will be followed by a reception open to all. Begin your Oktoberfest day, or continue your Oktoberfest weekend, with the only church in the country that holds a weekly German Mass.

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October 2017

Latin Mass and Distribution of Roses for St. Therese at Old St. Mary’s (OTR)

October 3, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Old St. Mary Church, 123E 13th Street
Cincinnati, OH 45202 United States
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Solemn Latin Mass (Extraordinary Form) for St. Thérèse of Lisieux, with blessing and distribution of roses. Reception follows.

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Musical Oratory of the Blessed Virgin Mary at Old St. Mary’s (OTR)

October 4, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Old St. Mary Church, 123E 13th Street
Cincinnati, OH 45202 United States
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Free

Annual Musical Oratory of the Blessed Virgin Mary. "This service, held during the same week as the Feast of the Most Holy Rosary of the Blessed Virgin Mary (October 7), features musical meditations on Marian texts from the treasury of sacred music. In addition to pieces sung by the choir, several congregational Marian favorites will be sung. Please join us for this evening in honor of our Blessed Mother!" Music List: HYMNS Hail, holy Queen (SALVE REGINA CAELITUM) O purest…

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January 2018

Holy Hour for Life at Old St. Mary’s (Over-the-Rhine)

January 22, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Old St. Mary Church, 123E 13th Street
Cincinnati, OH 45202 United States
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Old St. Mary's invites all to pray for the protection and sanctification of all human life on the anniversary of Roe v. Wade.  Confession will be available. Concludes with Benediction of the Blessed Sacrament at 8 p.m.

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Sacred Music Concert at Old St. Mary’s Church

January 27, 2018 @ 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
Old St. Mary Church, 123E 13th Street
Cincinnati, OH 45202 United States
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Musicians from Old St. Mary's and Sacred Heart (Camp Washington) Parishes will perform. The concert will include a Corelli violin sonata and the Bach double violin concerto, both accompanied by Bro. Brent Stull on the organ. Admission is free, but donations for the Sacred Music Retreat both parishes are sponsoring in August (see our calendar for details) will be accepted.

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February 2018

Nigel North Lute Concert at Old St. Mary’s (Over-the-Rhine)

February 10, 2018 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Old St. Mary Church, 123E 13th Street
Cincinnati, OH 45202 United States
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$15

Lute player Nigel North, regarded as "Perhaps the greatest performer on the instrument of all time" (Birmingham Post, UK) and the greatest interpreter of Bach on any instrument will perform a solo recital of the music of J.S. Bach. Pre-concert talk at 2:15 by Cincinnati Early Music Celebration organizer Christopher Wilke. Tickets $15 general admission, $12 students and seniors. A Cincinnati Early Music Celebration event. Tickets available online at: http://caladrian.simpletix.com/SimpleTixExpress/Events/EventSectionDetail.aspx?ShowId=31652&EventTimeId=70569  

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March 2018

Bockfest Fish Fry at Old St. Mary’s (Over-the-Rhine)

March 2, 2018 @ 4:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Old St. Mary Church, 123E 13th Street
Cincinnati, OH 45202 United States
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6th annual fish fry on the night of the Cincinnati Bockfest Parade, an irreverent salute to the city's German and  brewing heritage and the Over-the-Rhine neighborhood. Old St. Mary's, the only church in the country that offers a weekly German Mass, borders the route. Enjoy a sandwich meal before, during, or after the parade (until the food runs out - end time approximate) in the church parking lot, or order to go. Beer will be available but cannot be taken out of the gate.

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Bockfest Mass at Old St. Mary’s

March 4, 2018 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Old St. Mary Church, 123E 13th Street
Cincinnati, OH 45202 United States
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Weekly German Mass will be especially festive this week as Bockfest participants and visitors to the city will be present. Mass will begin and end with a procession of all German society ags and banners. Started in 1992, Cincinnati’s Bockfest celebrates the centuries-old German custom of Bock, a vitamin-fortied beer that was brewed in times of fasting, most notably in Lent. Bockfest has come to symbolize Cincinnati’s great German and brewing heritages, and Old St. Mary’s Church is proud to…

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Seven-Station Lenten Prayer Walk in Cincinnati

March 7, 2018 @ 8:30 am - 12:30 pm
Old St. Mary Church, 123E 13th Street
Cincinnati, OH 45202 United States
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Free

The Seven-Church Walk originated with the Oratory movement founded by St. Philip Neri. On the Wednesday of Holy Week, Philip and his companions would set out to visit the four major basilicas of Rome, as well as the three more significant minor basilicas. They would pack picnic lunches, sing songs, and pray litanies along the way, stopping occasionally to rest, and pausing at each of the seven basilicas for catechesis and prayer. This Lenten prayer walk will include seven "stations"…

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Oratory Anniversary Latin Mass at Old St. Mary’s

March 19, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Old St. Mary Church, 123E 13th Street
Cincinnati, OH 45202 United States
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Celebrate St. Joseph's feast day and the anniversary of the date Pope Francis canonically established the Cincinnati Oratory in 2017. Because of that date, the Oratory adopted St. Joseph as co-patron with the Blessed Virgin.  Solemn Traditional Latin (Extraordinary Form) Mass.

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April 2018

Latin Mass for the Feast of the Annunciation at Old St. Mary’s

April 9, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Old St. Mary Church, 123E 13th Street
Cincinnati, OH 45202 United States
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Current Mass (Ordinary Form) in Latin for the "titular" feast for Old St. Mary's (translated to April for 2018 because its calendar date fell on Palm Sunday. Light refreshments follow.

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Caladrian Ensemble Concert at Old St. Mary’s (Over-the-Rhine)

April 15, 2018 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Old St. Mary Church, 123E 13th Street
Cincinnati, OH 45202 United States
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$12

The Caladrian Ensembles final concert for the year will feature medieval chants and motets  by a variety of writers, including Hildegard von Bingen, in honor of the Virgin Mary, sung at a church named for her. Performers will include sopranos Fotina Naumenko and Jackie Stevens, lutanist Christopher Wilke, and Larry Brown on the hurdy gurdy. The Calabrian Ensemble is "a professional musical ensemble devoted to exploring the intersections between early and modern music through unexpected collaborations, diverse programming, improvisation, and community…

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May 2018

Solemn Vespers of Pentecost at Old St. Mary’s (Over-the-Rhine)

May 20, 2018 @ 3:30 pm - 4:00 pm
Old St. Mary Church, 123E 13th Street
Cincinnati, OH 45202 United States
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The Old St. Mary Choir will provide polyphony for Solemn Vespers. The parish sings Vespers every Sunday from fall until spring following afternoon Exposition and Benediction of the Blessed Sacrament; all invited to this special Pentecost celebration, the last sung Vespers until fall.

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Solemn Latin Mass for the Feast of St. Philip Neri at Old St. Mary’s

May 28, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Old St. Mary Church, 123E 13th Street
Cincinnati, OH 45202 United States
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Priests of the Oratory of St. Philip Neri will celebrate a solemn Traditional Latin Mass for his feast day. Latin-English missals available.

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Corpus Christi Procession at Old St. Mary’s (Over-the-Rhine)

May 31, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Old St. Mary Church, 123E 13th Street
Cincinnati, OH 45202 United States
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A solemn Traditional Latin Mass (Extraordinary Form) will be held for the Feast of Corpus Christi, followed by a Eucharistic procession. All welcome; Latin-English booklets available.

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June 2018

Corpus Christi Procession at Old St. Mary’s (Over-the-Rhine)

June 3, 2018 @ 9:00 am - 10:30 am
Old St. Mary Church, 123E 13th Street
Cincinnati, OH 45202 United States
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The sung current Mass in Latin (Novus Ordo) will begin 15 minutes early to accommodate a procession after Mass - procession will begin at about 10:15.

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German Day Mass at Old St. Mary’s Church

June 3, 2018 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Old St. Mary Church, 123E 13th Street
Cincinnati, OH 45202 United States
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Free

The region's annual  German Day Week (an expansion of the 123rd German Day) will include a specially festive version of Old St. Mary's weekly German Mass. Weekend celebrations include all day performances and festivities at Cincinnati's Findlay Market Saturday and all day music and celebrations at the Hofbrau Haus in Newport, Kentucky, Sunday. Celebrate the weekend or just the Mass - all welcome.

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St. John the Baptist Feast Day at Old St. Mary’s

June 24, 2018 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Old St. Mary Church, 123E 13th Street
Cincinnati, OH 45202 United States
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Old St. Mary's and the Cincinnati Oratory will celebrate the feast of St. John the Baptis with solemn vespers at 5:30, followed by a picnic and fireworks.Bring worn religious goods to be burned in the blessed fire.

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August 2018

Matins and Lauds of the Dead at Old St. Mary’s

August 11, 2018 @ 9:30 am - 10:00 am
Old St. Mary Church, 123E 13th Street
Cincinnati, OH 45202 United States
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As part of its Aug. 8-12 Sacred Music Retreat, The Oratory of St. Philip Neri in Cincinnati and its parishes ( Sacred Heart in Camp Washington and Old St. Mary’s in Over the Rhine) will host sung Matins and Lauds of the Dead before a 10 a.m. Pontifical Requiem Mass in the Extraordinary Form. Bothe are open to all. A Pontifical Mass is celebrated by a bishop and is the most formal of Latin Masses except for those celebrated by the pope; this one…

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Pontifical Requiem Mass at Old St. Mary’s

August 11, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Old St. Mary Church, 123E 13th Street
Cincinnati, OH 45202 United States
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As part of its Aug. 8-12 Sacred Music Retreat, The Oratory of St. Philip Neri in Cincinnati and its parishes ( Sacred Heart in Camp Washington and Old St. Mary’s in Over the Rhine) will host a Pontifical Requiem Mass in the Extraordinary Form open to all. A Pontifical Mass is celebrated by a bishop and is the most formal of Latin Masses except for those celebrated by the pope; this one will be celebrated by a visiting bishop at the retreat and sung…

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September 2018

Solemn Latin Mass for the Feast of the Exaltation of the Cross

September 14, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Old St. Mary Church, 123E 13th Street
Cincinnati, OH 45202 United States
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Sung Tridentine Latin Mass (Extraordinary Form) featuring Old St. Mary's Latin Schola; all welcome. Latin-English worship books available.

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Vigil of Reparation at Old St. Mary’s (Over-the-Rhine)

September 14, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - September 15, 2018 @ 8:00 am
Old St. Mary Church, 123E 13th Street
Cincinnati, OH 45202 United States
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On the Feast of the Triumph of the Cross, Old St. Mary's Church invites all to a Solemn Traditional Latin Mass at 7 p.m., followed by an all-night Eucharistic Vigil. The vigil will conclude with 6:45 a.m. Mass on September 15, the Feast of the Seven Sorrows of the Blessed Virgin Mary. The vigil will be held in reparation for the scandelous behavior of some clergy, and the subsequent cover-up by some members of the hierarchy. We will pray especially…

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October 2018

Solemn Latin Mass for the Feast of St. Therese

October 3, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Old St. Mary Church, 123E 13th Street
Cincinnati, OH 45202 United States
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Sung Tridentine Latin Mass (Extraordinary Form) featuring Old St. Mary's Latin Schola; all welcome. Latin-English worship books available.  Mass will also feature the blessing of roses.

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Musical Oratory of Mary at Old St. Mary’s

October 7, 2018 @ 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
Old St. Mary Church, 123E 13th Street
Cincinnati, OH 45202 United States
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Marian sacred music from a variety of musical eras featuring Old St. Mary's Latin Schola.

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Solemn Latin Mass for the Feast of Bl. John Henry Newman

October 9, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Old St. Mary Church, 123E 13th Street
Cincinnati, OH 45202 United States
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Sung Tridentine Latin Mass (Extraordinary Form) featuring Old St. Mary's Latin Schola; all welcome. Latin-English worship books available.

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40 Hours Devotion at Old St. Mary’s (Over-the-Rhine)

October 25, 2018
Old St. Mary Church, 123E 13th Street
Cincinnati, OH 45202 United States
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Oct. 25-28. Spend an hour or more of adoration in the region's oldest church; times to be announced.

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January 2019

Heart of St. John Vianney Visit

January 29, 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Old St. Mary Church, 123E 13th Street
Cincinnati, OH 45202 United States
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The relic of the uncorrupted heart of St. John Vianney will be visiting Old St. Mary's on January 29 from 1:00 p.m. until 6:00 p.m. The Sacrament of Penance will be offered throughout the visit. There will be a brief service to welcome the relic once it arrives. At 4:30 p.m. there will be a sermon on St. John Vianney, followed by devotions, and a procession with the relic. Join us for this important visit and pray for priests! 1:00…

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March 2019

Pre Lenten Fish Fry Old St Mary

March 1, 2019 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Old St. Mary Church, 123E 13th Street
Cincinnati, OH 45202 United States
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Old St Mary Over-the-Rhine 123 E 13th St., Cincinnati Ohio, (513) 721-2988 Fish Fry: March 1st (along the Bockfest Parade Route) Beginning at 5:00p.m. Enjoy the Fish Fry!

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