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World Day of Peace celebrated in archdiocese

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Friday, January 8, 2010

ARCHDIOCESE — Catholics in the Archdiocese of Cincinnati welcomed in 2010 by praying for greater peace in our families, churches, communities, nation and world.

Attendees at the World Day of Peace Mass at St. Helen Church in Dayton hold images of world leaders who dedicated their lives to promoting peace and justice. (CT/E.L. Hubbard)

Two Masses marking World Day of Peace were held in the archdiocese on Jan. 1, in Cincinnati at the Cathedral of St. Peter in Chains, celebrated by Archbishop Dennis M. Schnurr, and in Dayton at St. Helen Church, celebrated by Father David Brinkmoeller.

Since Pope Paul VI in 1967, each New Year’s Day has been designated by the pontiff as World Day of Peace.

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