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Father William Dorrmann delivers the Holy Eucharist to a parishioner during the St. Aloysius Parish 150th Anniversary Mass in Shandon Saturday, June 2, 2018. (CT Photo/E.L. Hubbard)
By Walt Schaefer      Over its 150-year history, St. Aloysius Parish in Shandon has grown in size and moved from a small church in the Butler County hamlet to a large one on a hillside out of town.      But, parishioners agree, one thing has remained steadfast over

A parishioner kneels in prayer during the Feast of St. Bernard Mass and the closing of the One Hundred and Fiftieth Anniversary Year at St. Bernard of Clairvaux Catholic Church in Cincinnati Saturday, Aug. 19, 2017. (CT Photo/E.L. Hubbard)
Growing parish celebrates in stone church built by parishioners Some 150 years ago, when St. Bernard Parish at Harrison Pike and Springdale Road was founded, the new parishioners looked across the pike to Taylor Creek where water cascaded over a stone creek bed. It took a lot of sweat and

By Eileen Connelly, OSU As a young wife and expectant mother Judie Mohr moved to Forest Park in 1967 with her husband, Charlie, where the couple became charter members of St. Matthias the Apostle Parish. They are still active parishioners today, and, said Mohr, the past 50 years have been

St. Matthias the Apostle parish celebrates growth, change As a young wife and expectant mother Judie Mohr moved to Forest Park in 1967 with her husband, Charlie, where the couple became charter members of St. Matthias Parish. They are still active parishioners today, and, said Mohr, the past 50 years

By Walt Schaefer As Nativity of Our Lord Parish in Pleasant Ridge celebrates a century of proclaiming the faith, lifetime parishioners celebrate a place where their Catholic roots were planted. The parish at the corners of Ridge Avenue and Woodford Road marked its 100th year with a centennial Mass in

All invited to anniversary Mass and luncheon celebration.

Father John O’Donoghue saddled his horse outside his home church in Morrow and began to make frequent visits to Wilmington — the Quaker-founded seat of Clinton County. A group of Irish farmers had requested a priest come to say Mass and eventually Father O’Donoghue fulfilled their wish on a more

As with most towns along the Ohio before the river was harnessed by reservoirs to control high waters, floods often forced residents to seek the high ground. The early history of St. Michael Parish in the Brown County river town of Ripley was affected by high waters, too. “In 1840,

As Immaculate Conception Parish in Botkins, Shelby County, celebrates 150 years, long-time parishioner Mike Gehrlich sees it as a time to remember, reflect and give thanks. “As you work to compile all of the information about the parish, you realize how dependent we are on what went before us,” Gehrlich

By Sarah Anne Carter For The Catholic Telegraph  Renovations made it possible for one 175-year-old church to show the community its building in a close to original state during a recent anniversary celebration. A mural of St. Joseph and Jesus had been hidden behind a drop ceiling at St. Joseph