Monday, August 24, 2015

Dominicans: Settlers of Ohio

In November 2015, an exhibit at the Ohio Statehouse will detail the efforts of the Dominican order in bringing Catholicism to Ohio.  While there has not been a sizable Dominican presence in the Diocese of Toledo, they were the roots of Catholicism throughout the state.  More information HERE.

Tuesday, August 4, 2015

Toledo Photo Series

The Lorain County Sacred Landmarks Initiative has a series of photos of Toledo churches on its Facebook page -- Click HERE to see them.

Thursday, July 16, 2015

Window Uncovered at New Washington

During a renovation process, parishioners at St. Bernard in New Washington discovered the stained glass window shown above, depicting the Holy Spirit.  Words are in German, probably describing the Seven Gifts of the Holy Spirit.  It is estimated the window was hidden for more than 100 years. 

Monday, July 6, 2015

Rosary Cathedral Centennial Rosary

In celebration of the centennial of Rosary Cathedral, a rosary has been commissioned that features designs and elements of the cathedral.  You can see details HERE.

Friday, June 19, 2015

St. Mary Renovations Near Complete

The interior renovations are complete at St. Mary's in Norwalk. The ceiling has been fixed, everything painted, and new floor. All that is left is some work on the exterior (tuck pointing, etc.).

Wednesday, June 3, 2015

Monday, May 18, 2015

From the Toledo Museum Collection...

This painting, "Saints Catherine, Margaret, and Barbara," was featured as the "Artwork of the Week" on the Toledo Museum of Art website. The artist is Lucas Cranach the Elder (German, Wittenberg, 1472–1553). For a more detailed description, click HERE.