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Emma Cassani

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), …

by Emma Cassani and Gail Finke The rose window in the sanctuary of the round, postwar-style St. Ignatius of Loyola Church in Montfort Heights came from Walnut Hills’ former Church of the Assumption. 1 rose window, made in Germany by Franz Meyer and Co. in 1863, displays symbols of the …

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 “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 …

“In every age and culture, communities have raised up men and women who lived saintly lives in the movements of their day. In every continent, the Church has canonized men and and women to whom we can acknowledge the possibility for everyone to aspire to live as excellent witnesses of …

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 …