Our Maronite Patriarch, His Beatitude Mar Bechara Peter Cardinal Raii visited our parish of St. Anthony of Padua, on Friday, July 1st, 2016.


One Church of Mercy 
Christians of the East and West join together to promote greater awareness 
of Eastern Rite Catholic communities and religious freedom for all. 

June 30, 2016


July 01, 2016

​9:00 a.m.

Location: the Church of the Annunciation of the Blessed Virgin Mary Roman Catholic Parish, (Clifton): www.annunciationbvmparish.org

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Patriarch's Speach at the "One Church of Mercy" Conference

Catholic Telegraph article

Catholic Beat article

July 01, 2016

SECOND EVENT: The Pontifical Divine Liturgy

6:00 p.m.

Location: St. Anthony of Padua Maronite Church. 

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July 01, 2016

THIRD EVENT: Grand Banquet.

​8:00 p.m.

Kingsgate Marriott


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Catholic Beat article

July 02, 2016

FOURTH EVENT- Liturgy in the Chapel & Farewell

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This visit is the highlight of the awareness program of Christianity in the Middle East, a joint effort between our parish of St. Anthony of Padua, Annunciation parish in Clifton, and the Archdiocese of Cincinnati.