We’re getting ready for the 100th Annual Red’s Findlay Market Opening Day parade this year on Thursday, March 28. We love the Reds and we love Cincinnati. Our presence in the parade allows us to share in the rich heritage of this city and celebrate our diverse and wonderful community.
Eight hundred years ago, Francis of Assisi crossed the battlefields to share the Christian faith with Muslim leader, al-Malik al-Kamil, in Damietta, Egypt. In celebration of this event, we invite you to view the film, The Sultan and the Saint, at locations around Cincinnati and Detroit.
Twice a month when Sunday Mass ends, about 60 people follow Br. Al Mascia across the street from Our Lady of La Salette Church in Berkley, Mich., for even more worship. It’s a remarkable sight.
Last year Br. Tim Lamb asked young African friars in Nairobi, Kenya, what they wanted to do for Lent. In terms of sacrifice, “They wanted me to write a check.” He told them they had missed the point.
Since just 4% of Jamaicans are Catholic, “I am always baffled by the fact that Ash Wednesday is a national holiday,” says Pastor Jim Bok of Mary, Gate of Heaven Parish in Negril.