Created on Thursday, 13 December 2012 Written by REUBEN MEES
What better time to reassert a family’s faith in Christ than Christmas?
Altar girl Emily Baughman and altar boy Ross Angelo light candles during the Solemnity of the Immaculate Conception of Mary service last week that honors Mary, the patron saint of the United States, at St. Patrick Catholic Church in Bellefontaine. (EXAMINER PHOTO | REUBEN MEES)
That’s the question the Catholic Church’s Archdiocese of Cincinnati is posing to its parishioners and members of the local communities they serve this holiday season.
“This is an invitation to people — those Catholics who haven’t been to church in a while — to ‘come home,’ but it is more than that, it is an invitation to people of the parish to come and experience the church. It is a chance for us to open up,” said Father Patrick Sheridan of St. Patrick Church in Bellefontaine and St. Mary of the Woods in Russells Point.
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