The St. Mary Deanery will be celebrating the ordination of 2 local men as priests this spring! Matt Keller of St. John’s Maria Stein is being ordained a priest with the Missionaries of the Precious Blood (C.PP.S), and Jarred Kohn of St. Mary’s Philothea is being ordained as a priest in the Archdiocese of Cincinnati! For both men the journey to become a priest started many years ago, from initial calling through seminary; but each one has taken a different path to the same goal.

Matt’s initial call to priesthood came from a JH career project where he interviewed the parish priest, the... Read More

Saturday, May 19, 2018 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm

Young Adult Cookout – Memorial Day, May 28th at the Maria Stein Shrine of the Holy Relics. Dinner is at 6:00pm in the courtyard behind the Shrine building. Lawn games and information about summer sessions will follow. Everyone high school graduate to mid-30s is welcome! Call the Shrine for more information 419-925-4532.

Monday, May 28, 2018 - 6:00pm to 11:00pm

St. Paul Parish in Sharpsburg is celebrating! 2018 marks the 150th year since pioneers began the parish with a small wooden church at the intersection on what is today Meiring and Sharpsburg Roads. The four acres for the new church was part of the Peter and MaryAnn Wourms' farm. In 1868 Archbishop John Purcell gave permission to build the church, and the Precious Blood priests agreed to care for the parish...

Saturday, June 23, 2018 - 12:00am to Sunday, June 24, 2018 - 11:00am

Mass will be followed by a reception hosted by St. Aloysius parishioners. This event will be celebrated on July 19th at 7:00 PM in Carthegena. The annual Rural-Urban Mass is an opportunity for farmers and their neighbors to come together in a prayerful way to praise God for the blessings of faith, farm and family.

See the application below if you would like to have your farm acknowledged as a “Century Farm” at this Mass.

Thursday, July 19, 2018 - 7:00pm to 10:00pm

Have you ever said, "Someone should start a Scripture Study group in our parish". Or, "We have a lot of elderly, housebound parishioners. Someone should organize a visitation team". Well, you are right! Someone should. Maybe that someone is you!

Saturday, September 22, 2018 (All day) to Sunday, December 23, 2018 (All day)