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Our Lady of Fatima looks over Indian Lake in Russells Point Ohio. (CT Photo/Greg Hartman)
Medallion of the Trinity, by Blanck Studio of Art, above the sanctuary in the nave. Mural by Blanck Studio of Art, featuring two angels and waters symbolizing the Sacraments Wooden triptychs in the style of Fra Angelico painted by Carl Fuchs, a liturgical artist, for Peter and Paul Church (Norwood), …

1910 Parish established. 1910 Original church building constructed. (It was demolished in the summer of 2021). 1914 School opened for grades 1-4; followed by grades, 5-6 the following year and grades 7-8 in 1918. 1930 Church building completed. 1954 Mural in apse painted. 1955 Wooden baldacchino installed over altar. Sisters …

Written by Gail Finke illustrated by Emma Cassani “We have a beautiful modern church that was painted about a year ago. I wish every priest would come see what can be done with a modern church. Every square inch is painted. I wouldn’t call the style ‘historic,’ I’d call it …

Written by Gail Finke, Illustrated by Emma Cassani “St. Biscuit’s” Neighborhood nickname for the hard-to-spell parish (pronounced “bah-NIG-nus”) “Of all the places I’ve worked, St. Benignus is the most like a family. Like the early Church, they love each other as a family. If there’s a problem, everybody knows and …

by Gail Finke and Emma Cassani 1 Copper steeple 1 Wood reredos Distinctive modified Art Deco reredos combines a large central crucifix with smaller, elaborately gilded paintings of the Virgin Mary and St. John, each flanked with a decorative panel attached with hinges. During Lent the panels are closed. “Our …

Holy Thursday Morning at St. Boniface Cincinnati (Greg Hartman/CT Photo)
by Emma Cassani and Gail Finke Four Chaplains Mass Held every February for more than 40 years, the Four Chaplains Mass at St. Boniface honors the chaplains (a priest, a rabbi, and two ministers) who died together on the SS Dorchester in 1943. The service includes color bearers from the …

St. Antoninus in Green Township has a relic chapel also used for Eucharistic Adoration. About 100 relics are displayed on shelves, as well as a painting of the infant Christ and the Virgin Mary. Included among the relics is an amice that was once part of the vestments on the …

Written by Gail Finke, Illustrated by Emma Cassani • 24 decorative knotwork squares between the flat beamed ceiling • 3 rose windows installed, with all the windows crafted between 1936 and 1941 • 12 stained glass clerestory windows in the apse featuring angels based on the paintings of Fra Angelico …