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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
Written by Gail Finke Illustrated by Emma Cassani The Church of the Resurrection was formed in 2010 from four Cincinnati parishes, originally established by immigrants? Parishioners chose the name to indicate that the four parishes were not closed, but reborn. Keep the Dream Alive Annual award ceremony that originated at
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
145 feet to the tip of the spire 1 vaulted, hand-stenciled wood ceiling 42 all-volunteer choir members 4 CDs of choir music available 10 clerestory windows originally plain glass. Patterned glass made in America added in the 1960s. 2 major stained-glass windows made in Germany More than 12 smaller windows
Written by Gail Finke Illustrated by Emma Cassani Our Lord Christ the King Church, founded in 1926 in Cincinnati’s Mt. Lookout neighborhood, was the ﬁrst parish named for Our Lord under the title “King.” Its school, Cardinal Pacelli, was named for a visitor who later became a pope. The interior
St. Benedict the Moor Church in Dayton is the most recent church in the United States named for the 16th Century Italian friar whose parents were African slaves. 1703: Congregation of the Holy Spirit (the Spiritans) founded to minister to the poor. 1794: First Spiritans came to the U.S. They
I. Did you know that basilicas date back to the Roman Empire? Yes, in ancient Rome they had basilicas. But, they were a bit diﬀerent from what we have today. Romans used basilicas as public gathering spaces for markets, civic administration and court. The basilica was the epicenter of a