Thank you to all of our sponsors who are helping us make our Parrhesia 4.0 events a success!


Founded in 1834 by Maria Anna Brunner, the Sisters of the Precious Blood are an active apostolic congregation devoted to Eucharistic prayer and motivated by the selfless sacrifice of Jesus. Their ministries take them beyond traditional convent walls and into real world communities throughout the U.S., Chile, and Guatemala; into the lives of real people in need of real help. They rely on the special gifts and talents of each of our Sisters to champion justice, provide voices to the unheard, and light to those living in darkness. Their site is www.preciousbloodsistersdayton.org


The University of Dayton is a top-tier Catholic research university with offerings from the undergraduate to the doctoral levels. We are a diverse community committed, in the Marianist tradition, to educating the whole person and linking learning and scholarship with leadership and service. Check out their website at  www.udayton.edu

REV2PregnancyCenterWest.logoThe Pregnancy Center West is a Christian pro-life ministry providing education regarding positive alternatives to abortion and offering assistance with pregnancy-related services. Lifestyles of sexual integrity are encouraged. Spiritual and emotional healing is fostered in those experiencing crisis pregnancies or suffering from Post Abortion Syndrome. The Pregnancy Center West seeks to affirm and maintain the dignity of all human life as created by God. All services are free and confidential. Their site is www.pc-west.org.

SVDP LogoFor more than 140 years, the Society of St. Vincent de Paul has quietly cared for those in need throughout Cincinnati and Hamilton County. More than 900 volunteers care for people in their own neighborhoods. In addition to providing immediate help with pressing needs such as food or utilities, they operate southwest Ohio’s only Charitable Pharmacy; seven thrift stores; a comprehensive social service office; seven food pantries; and the Ozanam Center for Service Learning.
Contact SSVP through svdpcincinnati.org to find out how you can help!

ruah_web_bannerThe mission of Ruah Woods is to restore the family and renew the culture by educating and training others to understand, embrace and evangelize the message of Theology of the Body. Their programming includes classes, events,  retreats, and book discussions, in addition to Christian counseling and spiritual mentoring.
See ruahwoods.org to learn more!


The Franciscan Sisters of the Poor have been blessed with the mission to heal the wounds of Christ through love and service, especially to the poor and needy.  You can find more information about them at their site: http://franciscansisters-en.sfp-poor.org/

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Each of our Sisters brings our Mission to life in her own unique way, following her own special calling from God. We are missionaries; we go where God calls us to be and do what God calls us to do.    http://www.missionhelpers.org/

Sisters of Charity

The Sisters of Charity of Cincinnati is an apostolic Catholic community of women religious that exists to carry out the Gospel of Jesus Christ through service and prayer in the world. Their website is www.srcharitycinti.org.

And thanks again to all our sponsors who have helped us make Parrhesia possible!

Athenaeum Lay Pastoral Ministry ProgramThe Athenaeum of Ohio’s Lay Pastoral Ministry Program (LPMP) provides the Archdiocese of Cincinnati with one of the first and most respected lay formation programs in the United States. The program offers graduate and non-degreed programs in pastoral ministry as well as a variety of continuing education offerings designed to deepen the faith of our participants, expand their practical skills and increase their ability to publicly articulate Church teaching. Whether they are preparing for a staff level position in a parish or non-profit agency, applying to the permanent diaconate, or searching for a clearer understanding of Church teaching, our program provides the tools needed to discern God’s call and respond effectively.
Find out more at http://www.mtsm.org/LPMP/Index.aspx.

Cong of Div Prov“As for me, I expect everything from Providence.” –John Martin Moye
The Sisters of Divine Providence are apostolic women religious, who live a vowed life in community. They serve as educators, administrators, health care providers, parish directors of religious education, chaplains and volunteers in seven different states and in Ecuador. Through each of these ministries, they strive to be the face of Providence to those we serve and to witness to the Providence of God. Find them at www.cdpkentucky.org.




Serra ClubOur group of nearly 40 members consists of Catholic lay men and women who have dedicated themselves to promoting, encouraging, affirming and educating about vocations to the priesthood and religious life. Go to cincinnatiserravocations.wordpress.com for more info.

Franciscans of St JohnWe are members of the Order of Friars Minor, a Franciscan brotherhood founded in the 13th century by St. Francis of Assisi. We serve the People of God as Catholic brothers and priests, devoting our lives to the search for God in a communal life of poverty, prayer, and service to others. Learn more about them at www.franciscan.org.


We are a world-wide group of more than 4,000 priests, brothers, sisters, and laity from diverse cultures who have dedicated our lives to following Christ’s example and St. Daniel Comboni’s missionary ideal of evangelization. Today the Comboni Missionaries serve on five continents. We first worked in Europe and Africa, moving to North and South America in the 1930s, and expanding into Asia in the 1980s.


The friars are members of the Order of Preachers, AKA “The Dominicans” and we are members of the Eastern Dominican Province.


The Sisters of Notre Dame of Covington, Kentucky are consecrated women missioned in the Church to Proclaim God’s Goodness and Provident Care

  • by living Gospel values in vibrant communities
  • by promoting Catholic education, especially for women and children in urban and mission schools,
  • and by fostering the fullness of life, especially for people who are poor, sick, and aged.

The Franciscan Sisters of the Poor have been blessed with the mission to heal the wounds of Christ through love and service, especially to the poor and needy.


The Ursulines of Cincinnati, are a Catholic community of Christ-centered women transforming lives with compassion and creativity. We pledge to respond to the needs of our times through our diverse ministries and in collaboration with the laity. We will respect the dignity of each individual, nurture their unique gifts, and be present to them as we all seek a deeper and more personal relationship with God.


Dominican Sisters of Peace is a US-based congregation of Catholic Dominicans that includes about 600 Sisters and 500 Associates living and serving in 37 states and in eight additional countries. As part of the worldwide Order of Preachers (Order of St. Dominic), the Dominican Sisters and Associates of Peace strive to preach the Gospel of Christ Jesus through word and action, serving God’s people in many ministerial areas, including education, health care, spirituality, pastoral care, prison ministry, and care of creation, among others.


“We, the Sisters of the Third Order Regular of St. Francis, Oldenburg, are women of prayer, committed to the Gospel values as lived by St. Francis and Mother Theresa Hackelmeier. From our life in community we are sent to extend the mission of Jesus through our presence and service. Enlivened by a spirit of justice, reconciliation and peace, we collaborate with others in responding to the needs of the world.”

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