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St. Joseph Hamilton

Father Patrick M. McMullen passed away on Wednesday, May 20, 2020 in Batavia, Ohio. He was born on March 18, 1959 in Frankfurt, Germany. He received a B.S. in Elementary Education from Xavier University, Cincinnati and a M.Div. in Theological Studies from the Athenaeum of Ohio/Mount St. Mary’s Seminary of

Archbishop Dennis Schnurr and the concelebrating priests prepare the Holy Eucharist during the 150th Anniversary Mass at St. Joseph Church in Hamilton Saturday, Sept. 16, 2017. (CT Photo/E.L. Hubbard)
The spire of St. Joseph Church is a landmark in south Hamilton, where it has pointed heavenward for 150 years. When Fran Meehan attended the parish elementary school some 80 years ago, “every other house around here was a St. Joseph house,” she said. “We were a very large parish