Fr. Mike Lifetime Achievement Award

We are excited to announce that Fr. Mike Pucke will be honored with the Lifetime Achievement Award at the 19th annual Su Casa Hispanic’s Awards Dinner on Thursday, April 26, 2018. The event will be held at Xavier’s Cintas Center located at 1624 Herald Ave. Cincinnati, Ohio 45207. The event begins at 6pm with a reception, raffle, cash bar; 7pm dinner, entertainment, awards, 9pm DJ, dancing included. If you would like to attend the cost is $75.00 per person.  Checks should be made payable to “St. Julie Billiart Parish”. Please call the Parish Office or come in to make your reservation.

St. Julie Lenten Meal

Mark your calendar for our annual Lenten Meal-Friday, March 16, 2018 from 5:00:7:30pm

In the Fenmont Center, 229 North Third St. Hamilton, Ohio 45011.

Rick’s “Famous” Baked Fish,  Mark’s “Fabulous” Fried Fish and Scrumptious Shrimp,  Jennifer’s Tasty Cheese & Veggie Pizzas, Bill’s Marvelous Macaroni and Cheese,  Fantastic French Fries or Special Sweet Potato Fries, Creamy Cole Slaw or Applesauce, Homemade desserts, Soft Drinks, Coffee

Adults $9.50, Seniors & Teens $8.50, Children>5, $4.50, Family $30.00

Tom & Mary Strodtbeck Obituary


Thomas McNeal Strodtbeck

Mary Francis (Puma) Strodtbeck

Deacon Thomas McNeal Strodtbeck, 87, and Mary Francis (Puma) Strodtbeck 83, while surrounded by their family, passed away, Tom on January 11, and Mary on January 15.

Tom was a native of Middletown Ohio, and Mary of Hamilton. They married on February 9,1957 and would spend the next 60 years raising their children, traveling, and enjoying their life together. In 1998, Tom was ordained by the Archbishop of Cincinnati and would loyally serve St. Julie’s Parish as a Deacon for the next 20 years.

Tom and Mary are survived by their children Mary (Ed) Loy of Orlando, Florida; Susan (Don) Reik, of Camden, Ohio; Nancy (Tim) Riggs and Jane (Stu) Schlichter of Hamilton, and Thomas (Sara) Strodtbeck, Jr. of Liverpool, England. They are also survived by 13 grandchildren,12 great-grandchildren, numerous nieces and nephews, and by Tom’s sister, Sarah (Bill) Bayless of Bozeman, Montana.

A visitation for Tom and Mary will take place on Friday, January 19 at St. Julie Billiart Church, 224 Dayton Street, Hamilton, from 4:00 to 7:00 PM. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held for the couple on Saturday, January 20, at 9:30 AM, also at St. Julie’s.

In lieu of flowers, we request that donations by made to the St. Julie Billiart Parish, or to Hospice of Hamilton.

Our Catholic Cemeteries

Planning ahead for our final wishes is a process that we all must face.

Planning ahead for our final wishes is a process that we all must face. Preplanning for your cemetery needs keeps you in control and preplanning removes the burden from your loved ones when a decision has to be made.

Please call St Stephen Cemetery 737-1600 for information for St. Mary (4030 Pleasant Ave) or St. Stephen (1314 Greenwood Ave) Cemeteries. We have many burial options and a pre-need payment plan.

Our final expression of faith as Catholics is the blessed and sacred burial in a Catholic cemetery. This is our opportunity to rest among fellow believers awaiting the resurrection to life everlasting in union with God.

St Mary Cemetery, 4030 Pleasant Ave;
St Stephen Cemetery 1314 Greenwood Ave;

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The Athenaeum of Ohio Announces Lay Tuition Reduction

The Athenaeum, the Archdiocesan seminary and school of theology, announces that we will continue the 50% lay tuition reduction for one more academic year, 2017-18, as part of our One Faith, One Hope Capital Campaign commitment. We offer daytime, evening and Saturday classes, graduate and nondegree options and a supportive environment with campuses in Mt. Washington and Good Shepherd in Montgomery. Earn a Master of Arts or Certificate in Pastoral Ministry as you discern God’s call, prepare for new opportunities, and learn about your faith in a dynamic and enriching environment. You don’t have to commit to a degree program – you can just take a course to deepen your Catholic faith. Call Dr. Susan Call Dr. Susan McGurgan (LPMP Director) at 513- 231-1200.