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St. Michael

Pope Leo XIII wrote the Saint Michael prayer in 1884, after supposedly seeing a frightening vision: evil spirits, trying to fulfill Satan’s boast to destroy our Lord’s Church within a century, were engaging in fierce attacks against it. Saint Michael the Archangel, defend us in battle. Be our protection against

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,

November 21, 2011 By Natalie Corzine   [For selected photos of the trip, click here.]    ARCHDIOCESE — When Paul Drzewiecki visits Santo Domingo Savio Parish in Tegucigalpa, Honduras, he feels like he is “coming home.”