Sunday, October 30, 2011

Ss. Patrick & Andrew

Cemetery at St. Andrew's in Liberty Township, north of Bascom.

Detail of a tombstone from 1911.

Detail of the tower base.

Monday, October 24, 2011

Capital University Choir at Rosary Cathedral

In celebration of the centennial of Lutheran Social Services of Northwestern Ohio, the Capital University Chapel Choir will appear at Rosary Cathedral on Sunday, October 30, 2011 at 3 pm. Full details HERE. (Thanks to Shari for letting us know!)

Friday, October 21, 2011

Portiuncula Chapel, Sylvania

A video marking the 75th anniversary of the Portiuncula Chapel at Lourdes University.

Also, 13 ABC has a feature about Sylvania Franciscan Sister Jane Mary Sorosiak and her artwork -- click HERE.

Thursday, October 20, 2011

Chapel in the Cornfield, Indiana

We know chapels in cornfields in Northwest Ohio -- so when I saw a mention of the "Chapel in the Cornfield" in Donaldson, Indiana, I had to take a look. It's located at Ancilla College, south of South Bend. Some photos: HERE, HERE, and HERE.

Monday, October 17, 2011

Tiffin Manufacturing Altar Sketch

Plans for a main altar by the Tiffin Manufacturing Company, uncertain of date (shown in the Tiffin Heritage Festival 1982 program). A previous post on the company can be found HERE.

Sunday, October 16, 2011

Catholic Genealogy

More than a few visitors to this blog are working on genealogy / family trees. Just learned of a helpful blog, The Catholic Gene. Take a look HERE.

Also, if you are doing any research on families in NW Ohio, the Library at the Rutherford B. Hayes Presidential Center in Fremont is a great resource. They host classes on genealogy as well.

Thursday, October 13, 2011

St. Gaspar del Bufalo

As he was founder of the Society of the Precious Blood (Sanguinists), St. Gaspar del Bufalo has influenced parishes throughout the diocese. A novena for his intercession takes place Oct. 13 - Oct. 21. You can read about it HERE.

More U.S. Catholic History ...

Over at McNamara's Blog - click HERE. Many fine biographies and more, especially regarding the East Coast.

Great photos and history of the church in St. Louis at "Rome of the West." Click HERE.

Sunday, October 9, 2011

St. Mary, Tiffin

Stained glass window, Raising of Jairus' Daughter. "Talitha koum!"

A previous post provided information about the Munich Studio's stained glass work, but here is proof -- on a small window in the back of the church.

In the gardens between the church and rectory.

A sculpture of St. Joseph, pondering.

Thursday, October 6, 2011

St. Alphonsus, Peru

LinkDetail of a commemorative plate from a June 26, 1977 Mass celebrated by Bishop John Donovan, following the canonization of St. John Neumann on June 19, 1977.

A video about St. Alphonsus parish from the Catholic Chronicle HERE.

Tuesday, October 4, 2011

Saturday, October 1, 2011