Suggestions For a Day Visit
Monday-Friday 8am – 8pm
Saturday 8am – 1pm
COME FOR ADORATION
Adoration is always a good idea and it’s available 24/7 in our Sorrowful Mother Chapel. Perpetual Adoration has been going on at the Holy Spirit Center for over 25 years straight. If you’d like to become a regular adorer, let us know. We’ll be happy to get you started. For now, stop in and visit with Our Lord. He is waiting for you.
VISIT THE HOLY ROSARY CHAPEL
If there is not a Mass going on, feel free to walk into our main chapel and pray. The chapel is called Holy Rosary because of the stained-glass windows depicting the fifteen original mysteries. You’ll also find 5 doctors of the Church above the sanctuary. The high altar came from Holy Cross Monastery church in Mt. Adams, Ohio. Pick up one of our walking tour booklets for more information about all you’ll see in our chapel.
BROWSE OUR LIBRARY
Our library houses thousands of Catholic reading material and media. Stop in and browse the many books, periodicals and videos that you can check out. A variety of small Marian statues adorns the top of the “Saints” shelves for you to peruse. Sit in a comfy chair, get a good book, and let the words of wisdom penetrate your heart. Click here for library hours.
SEE OUR RELICS
Visit our reliquary. Come to the office so we can open it up for you. Check out our “Relics” page with a list of most of the relics you will find there. A relic can bring a fuller awareness of the “communion of saints” – the belief that the bonds of love between people are not broken by death.
ENJOY OUR GARDEN OF JOY AND HAPPINESS
& OUR HOLY FAMILY GARDEN
We have two outdoor courtyards at the Holy Spirit Center. On the main level is our Garden of Joy and Happiness. This space is wonderful for meditation. You will find bricks and stones that will help you pray the mysteries of the Rosary, the Stations of the Cross, and contemplate the gifts of the Holy Spirit. Our lower garden area, Holy Family Garden, has space to wander and sit. Pray in front of Our Lady of Fatima, sit with our Cross Memorial to those who have died too young, or view some precious artwork in the Children’s Garden area.
TAKE A PRAYER WALK OF OUR DEVOTIONAL SPACES AND ARTWORK
Pick up our “Devotional Spaces Prayer Walk” flyer and wander the halls looking for statues, artwork and relics on the walls. Take your time. Stop and pray along the way.
PRAY OUR STATIONS OF THE CROSS
These beautiful statues came from Old St. George Church in Corryville, Ohio. They were cast in Germany. Stop at each one and pray the Stations of the Cross gazing into the eyes of Jesus.
SHOP AT OUR GIFT SHOP
The Holy Spirit Catholic Shop is open Monday through Friday from 10am to 2pm. You’ll find all kinds of things to help you on your spiritual journey. Rosaries, journals, scapulars, statues, books, artwork, prayer cards, and jewelry are just some of the things you will discover at the gift shop. Everything you purchase at the shop helps support the Holy Spirit Center.
TAKE TIME FOR CONFESSION
If you come on a Monday, Tuesday or Friday, you can sign up ahead of time for confession. Just go to Mass & Confession on our website. Click on the day and time you prefer and if it’s available you’re all set.
Our Lady of the Holy Spirit Center is located in the
heart of Greater Cincinnati and sits on 13.1 acres of beautifully
landscaped property in a residential area of Norwood, Ohio.