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The CT crew visited Kolping Center near Winton Woods Park for a combined parish picnic for Old St. Mary’s and Sacred Heart (Camp Washington), the two parishes staffed by the Oratory of St. Philip Neri in Cincinnati. Click on any photo to see it full size.

A toast to new King Steph Abt (center). (CT Photo/Gail Finke)
German Catholics gathered with non-Catholic Germans and Cincinnatians of all kinds for the annual Kolping Society of Cincinnati’s Schutzenfest, billed as the oldest German festival in the nation. A revival of a medieval German “marksman contest,” the festival held at the organization’s Mt. Healthy clubhouse and park culminates in a