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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
Archbishop McNicholas High School Archbishop McNicholas High School in Mt. Washington has a public memorial honoring military veterans between its two parking lots. The memorial is used by the American Legion for observances, and the school hosts an annual Veterans Day breakfast for area vets. 5 McNicholas alumni honored by
by Gail Finke Mother Frances: Sainthood to come? 1868 Mother Frances visits Cincinnati + Covington 1934 Mother Frances declared Venerable 1972 Healing of Covington,KY, resident William Anness ruled not miraculous 1974 Venerable Frances is beatified 1989 Inexplicable healing of Cincinnati resident Thomas Siemers 2008 The cause for Ven. Frances’s canonization
St. Monica Is the mother of convert St. Augustine. She is the patron saint of alcoholics, conversion, wives and mothers. St. George Is the patron of farmers, soldiers, archers, equestrians, chivalry, skin diseases and shepherds. A triptych of the saint from the church ﬁts exactly on the building’s only remaining undecorated
The Athenaeum of Ohio/Mount St. Mary’s Seminary of the West forms laypeople and priests for ministry. The third oldest seminary in the U.S. and the oldest west of the Appalachian Mountains, it’s built of granite in the Lombard Romanesque style. I looked forward to every day I went to the