Bishops conference president to speak


CINCINNATI — The president of the U.S. Catholic Bishops Conference (USCCB), Archbishop Joseph E. Kurtz, will be in Cincinnati Wednesday, Dec. 9, to present a talk: “Inspiring and Accompanying Families in Christ: Reflections on the Synods on the Family.”

The program will begin at 7:30 p.m. at the Bartlett Pastoral Center at the Athenaeum of Ohio (home of Mount St. Mary’s Seminary), 6616 Beechmont Ave.

The event is free and open to the public. Seating is limited. The talk will be streamed live on the Athenaeum website: For more information, contact Athenaeum dean, the Rev. Earl Fernandes: or call (513)233-6152.

Don’t miss this opportunity to hear a leading U.S. Catholic bishop reflect on the findings of the recent synods and the critical role of the family as evangelizers in today’s culture, event organizers said.