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Saints Peter and Paul Catholic Church has a very rich history that dates back to the year 1850, when Archbishop John Baptist Purcell founded a new parish. Our desire as a parish is to continue to minister to the local community and to shine as a welcoming beacon for all.

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First Friday Devotion to the Sacred Heart

Friday, December 1 is First Friday and everyone is invited to OLSH for devotions to the Sacred Heart of Jesus. The Holy Sacrifice of the Mass starts at 6:30 pm, followed by Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament and devotional prayers. The Sacrament of Reconciliation will be offered during this time. The evening concludes at 8:00 pm with prayers of consecration to the Sacred Heart and Benediction.

Sts. Peter & Paul has a Holy Hour from 6:00-8:00 pm, Wednesday December 20. The Sacrament of Penance will be offered.

Holy Orders

“Holy Orders is the sacrament through which the mission entrusted by Christ to his apostles continues to be exercised in the Church until the end of time: thus it is the sacrament of apostolic ministry. It includes three degrees: episcopate, presbyterate, and diaconate.” (Catechism of the Catholic Church, #1536)

The bishops, as successors of the apostles, are responsible for governing, teaching, and sanctifying the Church in the person of Christ.

Priests are ordained to assist them in this three-fold ministry and to celebrate the sacraments.

Deacons are ordained to assist the bishop in the ministry of the Word, in service at the altar, and in works of charity.

If you feel a call to ordained ministry in the Church, please contact Fr. Matt for more information or click here to check out the Archdiocese of Cincinnati’s Vocation Office website.