Monday, January 31, 2011
From a History of Northwest Ohio, by Nevin O. Winter (1917), available HERE.
Saturday, January 29, 2011
The booklet lists the contributions from each parish in the diocese, and adds, "It should be noted here that after the cyclone in 1920, when sight-seers were numerous in Raab, on several Sundays collections were taken up amongst them . . . " Another article about the tornado can be viewed HERE.
Raab was later known as Marygrove, and is now a part of Holy Trinity parish in Assumption.
Wednesday, January 26, 2011
Many thanks to St. Croix Architecture in Stillwater, MN for sharing the image. St. Croix offers an amazing selection of original, hand-colored, antique 19th century architectural plans, prints, and photos. There are buildings, churches, and homes from hundreds of cities in the United States, Canada and Europe designed by the foremost and famous architects of the 19th and 20th centuries. You can search their collection HERE.
Saturday, January 22, 2011
Thursday, January 20, 2011
Sunday, January 16, 2011
Friday, January 14, 2011
Note the detail with cattails, ferns, leaves and flowers.
Guardians of the air conditioner . . .
Wednesday, January 12, 2011
As part of Christian unity week, the Friars and Staff of the Basilica and National Shrine of Our Lady of Consolation are hosting a special afternoon for everyone to learn about the happenings of this historic and holy shrine.
Come and hear stories about this church’s history, the many miracles that have taken place, what a Basilica is and more! You will also have an opportunity for a guided tour. More information HERE.
Monday, January 10, 2011
Pictured above, pews for Rosary Cathedral carved by German native Bruno Weber, at his Columbus home and studio in 1931.
Weber’s work can also be seen at Detroit’s Assumption Grotto parish – click HERE – and at St. Joseph’s in Tiffin.
Many thanks to Weber’s grandson John Rees for sharing the photo.