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Archbishop Dennis Schnurr and the concelebrating priests prepare the Holy Eucharist during the 150th Anniversary Mass at St. Joseph Church in Hamilton Saturday, Sept. 16, 2017. (CT Photo/E.L. Hubbard)
The spire of St. Joseph Church is a landmark in south Hamilton, where it has pointed heavenward for 150 years. When Fran Meehan attended the parish elementary school some 80 years ago, “every other house around here was a St. Joseph house,” she said. “We were a very large parish

As St. Stephen Parish in Cincinnati’s Columbia Tusculum neighborhood celebrates 15 decades of serving the area’s Catholics, the congregation is as focused on the future as on looking at the past. “There are more than 200 families now and we are beginning to grow,” said Mike Keating, life-long parishioner and

Tom Raabe has been passing the collection basket for 40 years at St. Rose Church in the East End. There have been several times when “a young couple will come in and they’ll say this is the place. This is the church we have to get married in. That’s happened

Shortly after the end of the Civil War, the predominantly German farmers who populated what is today Hamilton County’s Green Township, tired of the weekly trek to Mass at Our Lady of Victory Parish in Delhi Township or St. James in White Oak. “Back in that time, it was still

By Patricia McGeever For The Catholic Telegraph  When you’ve been a constant and comforting presence in a community for 150 years, a tall celebration is in order. That’s exactly what is happening at St. Boniface Parish in Northside.