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by Susie Bergman Three Mothers of Priests from the Northern Archdiocese Share their Stories In northern Mercer County, nestled in a rural region of rich farmland, a different kind of fruitfulness has flourished. The Coldwater Cluster of Parishes, comprised of St. Mary, St. Anthony and Holy Trinity Churches, has produced

by Susie Bergman Every runner knows that the act of running a race is not without difficulties and challenges. There are things that can trip them up, or even slow them down, along the way. Good runners need proper training, endurance and discipline. The same can also be said for

This article originally appeared in the May 21, 2010 edition of The Catholic Telegraph ARCHDIOCESE — God calls men to the priesthood at different times in their lives. Some begin discerning the call while still in their teens. Others embark on different careers before they begin priestly formation. This year

Archbishop Dennis M. Schnurr with priests, servers, and Knights of Columbus Honor Guard (Courtesy Photo)
Shortly after the Civil War, things were booming around the Village of Coldwater, Ohio, in Mercer County, where mostly German immigrants were farming, felling timber and watching the Iron Horse come to connect them to Dayton and other large commercial hubs. in 1867, three Catholic Coldwater families approached Father Jacob

Peter Langenkamp Family: My parents are Paul and Patricia Langenkamp. My siblings are Phillip, Elizabeth, Maria, David, Teresa, Thomas, Catherine, Regina, Natalie, and Lucy. My dad is a medical doctor. My mother is a nurse. Parish: Holy Trinity, Coldwater Schooling: I attended Coldwater Exempted Village Schools for K-12. I attended