Registrations for Vocare, the archdiocese’s new online certification process for catechists, have surpassed 2,200 in less than 90 days after the program’s rollout.
“Vocare has exceeded our forecasts,” said a report from the archdiocesan Office of Evangelization and Discipleship (OED), which oversees the program. Vocare’s 2,258 registrants compares to only 1,500 for the previous Educators Database Center system. (more…)
Ed Bayliss was born into an Orthodox Jewish family and raised in an observant home that included “the synagogue every Saturday; Hebrew school up to my bar mitzvah; dietary laws, all the rituals,” he says. “I grew up where faith was strong.”
Now 58 and a Catholic convert, the New Richmond man has seen his faith strengthen since losing his job this spring as a health care executive. (more…)
The five-county Food for All program made possible by One Faith One Hope One Love distributed more than 200,000 meals during the first half of this year, the executive director of Catholic Charities Southwestern Ohio said today. (more…)
Families seeking needs-based tuition help next year from the One Faith, One Hope, One Love fund can apply from December to the end of January. (more…)
Collections on current pledges to One Faith, One Hope, One Love moved closer to halfway last month, newly released figures show. (more…)
The pilgrims are making progress.
About 130 travelers, bound for Europe next month on a Marian pilgrimage organized by the Archdiocese of Cincinnati, gathered this evening at Our Lady of Sorrows Church in Monroe for prayer, dinner, and to receive tour information. (more…)
No fewer than 82 men, 19 of them new, are undergoing priestly formation at Mount St. Mary’s Seminary of the West as a new academic year begins. (more…)