Thursday, March 19, 2020

Our Lady of Consolation, Carey

Ave Maris Stella, from Nathan Singer's Mass of Consolation.

Stations of the Cross in the Shrine Park.

Monday, March 16, 2020

Sorrowful Mother Shrine - Drone Video

A beautiful view of Sorrowful Mother Shrine in Bellevue.  Click HERE.  The shrine also has a newly updated website HERE.   (A good place for Stations of the Cross with Social Distancing!)

Tuesday, March 10, 2020

Same Architect & Artist as Rosary Cathedral

Carlow University in Pittsburgh has announced plans to tear down its St. Agnes Center (formerly a parish.)    This building was designed by John T. Comes, initial architect of Rosary Cathedral, and features murals by Felix Lieftuchter, who did a great deal of work in Rosary Cathedral as well.

Wednesday, March 4, 2020

St. Patrick Movie in Theaters March 17 & 18

"I Am Patrick," a biographical movie of St. Patrick, will play in theaters in Toledo, Sandusky, Findlay, and Mansfield on March 17 and 18, 2020.  More info HERE.   Old Patrick is played by John Rhys-Davies, familiar from Lord of the Rings and Raiders of the Lost Ark.

Tuesday, March 3, 2020

Pope Francis Names Ste. Anne in Detroit a Minor Basilica

On March 1, 2020, Pope Francis granted the title of "minor basilica" to Ste. Anne church in Detroit.
In 1823, Fr. Gabriel Richard of that parish traveled to the Fremont, Ohio, area to minister to French Catholics.  You can read more details HERE.