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Father Clarence Rivers

Father Clarence J. Rivers was the first Black priest ordained in the Archdiocese of Cincinnati. He is a nationally known figure in Catholic music and liturgy and was an iconic figure for the Black Catholic community throughout the country. Father Rivers died in 2004, but his influence is still perceptible

Holy Trinity Church and School (now the 5th Street I-75 South Exit ramp) was my parish, my place of solace. Why?  Because of the missionary zeal of St. Katharine Drexel’s Sisters of the Blessed Sacrament; St. Daniel Comboni’s Missionaries; our parents and the seemingly ever present ethnically-diverse lay evangelists who

The following photos from the Archdiocese of  Cincinnati’s Archives are featured in collages in the November print issue. Because many of the schools and parishes they came from are now closed, some of the photos have no dates and little to identify them; we’ve given the identification listed in the Archives.