Monday, May 23, 2016

Saturday, May 14, 2016

Confession

Mercy is for saloon-keepers, gamblers and criminals too!   (Illustration from a 1895 anti-Catholic book published in Toledo.)

Friday, April 29, 2016

Bishop Schrembs Defends the Church

In 1914, the first bishop of Toledo, Bishop Joseph Schrembs, gave a series of four lectures to refute common criticisms of the Church.  The lectures were printed in a booklet, which you can access HERE.

Friday, April 15, 2016

Cathedral's Cleveland Cousin

A color postcard of the former St. Agnes church in Cleveland, which shared with Toledo's Rosary Cathedral the architectural designs of John T. Comes and artwork of Felix Lieftuchter.  The church was torn down in 1975 after a devastating fire.

Friday, April 8, 2016

Church Madness!

It seems that Toledo's Rosary Cathedral made it to the "Stunning Sixteen" bracket in the "Church Madness" competition at the Art and Liturgy website, eventually eliminated by Chicago's St. John Cantius church.  Click HERE to check it out.

Tuesday, April 5, 2016

The Cassidy Home in Sandusky

Before any Catholic churches were built in Sandusky, the Cassidy family opened their home for services.  Read the full story at the Sandusky History blog HERE.

Friday, April 1, 2016

St. Joseph, Tiffin Documentary

A short documentary about the 1934 fire at Tiffin St. Joseph church and its rebuilding will premiere at the parish on Sunday, April 10 at 12:45 pm.  Soon you will be able to watch it online, or purchase DVDs.  Click HERE for full details.