St. Joseph, a Constant Inspiration

St. Joseph, a Constant Inspiration

 By Fr. Joseph Deardorff, C.PP.S. When I was a child, my dad would always tell me that I was named Joseph because my birth was only a few weeks after Christmas and that St. Joseph had played such an important role as a father and caretaker. A picture of St. Joseph...
He Knows Exactly Who He Is

He Knows Exactly Who He Is

By Fr. Dennis Chriszt, C.PP.S.   Who do you say that I am?   It’s a simple question, but sometimes it is a question even I can’t answer about myself. Sometimes, hearing what others have to say about me helps me to understand myself better.   That doesn’t seem to...
Gardeners Enhance Shrine Grottos

Gardeners Enhance Shrine Grottos

By Maureen McDonnell This is the seventh year that our master gardeners, Joan Hudak and Glen Verhoff, have been driving from Port Clinton, Ohio, a 45-minute round trip, to spend hours tackling projects one at a time here at our lovely Sorrowful Mother Shrine. It all...
Missionaries Co-Sponsor Matt Maher Free Concert

Missionaries Co-Sponsor Matt Maher Free Concert

It is with great joy that the Dayton Catholic community presents an evening of hope, encouragement and worship for the Dayton community. All are invited to a concert by Matt Maher at Dayton’s Levitt Pavilion on Sunday, September 26 at 7 p.m. Maher is a Canadian-born...
Library Enlivened

Library Enlivened

In a quietly joyful celebration, members of the house at St. Charles Center in Carthagena, Ohio, were invited into the newly reorganized library on August 11. Sorting through the books and refreshing the collection was a labor of love for Companions Dave and Jane...