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St. Patrick Troy

On March 17, Catholics celebrate St. Patrick, the fifth century bishop and patron of Ireland, whose life of holiness set the example for many of the Church’s future saints. St. Patrick is said to have been born around 389 AD in Britain. Captured by Irish raiders when he was about

Sister Marian Ruede A Mass of Christian Burial for Sister of Charity of Cincinnati Marian Ruede was celebrated Oct. 22 in the motherhouse chapel. Sister Marian, 88, died Oct. 18. She was a Sister of Charity for 71 years. A native of Jackson, Mich., Sister Marian’s ministries included 27 years

Iconic Gothic church finishes year-long celebration of building’s history By Erin Queenan Schurenberg The story begins like a legend. In 1906, a young priest, Father Anthony Mentink, arrived at St. Patrick in Troy on the saint’s feast day for a temporary assignment. He stayed 52 years working until the end,