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. 

Monday, March 28, 2016

Mother Angelica's Ohio Roots

Mother Angelica of EWTN passed away on Easter Sunday; the Cleveland Plain Dealer has some interesting background HERE.

Mother's roots in Canton:  click HERE.

Fostoria native Bishop Robert Baker of Birmingham will lead a vigil service for Mother on March 31.  Schedule HERE.

1986: Live at the Sports Arena:  Mother Angelica.

Wednesday, March 9, 2016

Most Blessed Sacrament, Toledo

Above is a photo of the interior of Most Blessed Sacrament in Toledo, when it was built in 1954.  It looks a bit stark in black and white, but does not appear so in person.  Parish website is HERE.