Promises of Christ…

to those who are devoted to the Sacred Heart.

  1. I will give them all the graces necessary for their state of life.
  2. I will establish peace in their families.
  3. I will console them in all their troubles.
  4. They shall find in My Heart an assured refuge during life and especially at the hour of their death.
  5. I will pour abundant blessings on all their undertakings.
  6. Sinners shall find in My Heart the source of an infinite ocean of mercy.
  7. Tepid souls shall become fervent.
  8. Fervent souls shall speedily rise to great perfection.
  9. I will bless the homes where an image of My Heart shall be exposed and honored.
  10. I will give to priests the power of touching the most hardened hearts.
  11. Those who propagate this devotion shall have their names written in My Heart, never to be effaced.
  12. The all-powerful love of My Heart will grant to all those who shall receive Communion on the First Friday of nine consecutive months the grace of final repentance; they shall not die under my displeasure, nor without receiving their Sacraments; My heart shall be their assured refuge at that last hour.

Community News

The Community-in-Formation is happy to announce that the Archbishop of Cincinnati has appointed Fr. Jon-Paul Bevak as the Parochial Administrator of Old St. Mary’s Parish, effective June 17th. This will be in addition to being the Chaplain of LaSalle High School. Up to this point, the parish was administered by Fr. Martin Moran as the Pastor of both Old St. Mary’s and Immaculata/Holy Cross Parishes. He will be returning back to his home Diocese of Harrisburg, PA after five years of service in the Archdiocese of Cincinnati. The Community thanks him for his assistance over these past five years and wishes him well in his new assignment back home. Fr. Lawrence’s role in the parish will not be changing and he will continue in his fearless spiritual work that Old St. Mary’s has grown accustomed to and appreciate. He also remains as the Superior of the Community.

A little catechesis, a Parochial Administrator is similar to a Pastor, with the exception of some rights and privileges that are attached to the Office of Pastor. This is great news and another step in the process of establishing what will be the Cincinnati Oratory one day…

There will be a special Mass on June 24th, the Feast of the Nativity of Saint John the Baptist, to celebrate this occasion. The Mass will begin at 7 PM, and will incorporate English, German, and Latin. Please join us for Mass and the reception to be held following.

Banquet Photos

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Final Countdown…

We are in the final days to the Fundraising Banquet.  Reservations accepted until tomorrow at noon.  Please come if you are able, invite a friend if you are already coming…  Hope to see you there, and please pray for its success…

Christ is Risen! Indeed He has Risen!

Resurrection by Raffaelino del Garbo, 1510The Community-in-Formation of the Oratory of Saint Philip Neri in Cincinnati wishes everyone a very Happy Easter.  May the Risen Lord take up His abode in your hearts and bless you abundantly.