Wednesday, December 30, 2009

St. Peter, Mansfield

A drawing of the interior of St. Peter's church in Mansfield, by architect William Ginther, from the December 1912 issue of Ohio Architect, Engineer and Builder (Vol. 20).
(Volume 20 is accessible through Google Books HERE.)

Tuesday, December 29, 2009

Stained Glass in Tiffin

The stained glass windows at both St. Mary's and St. Joseph's in Tiffin are listed as the work of the Munich Studio of Chicago. A brief history of the studio can be found at the link:

(Photo is from St. Mary's church.)

Saturday, December 26, 2009

Wednesday, December 23, 2009

Ignace Schott

The mural of St. Boniface at All Saints parish in New Riegel is credited to Ignace (Ignatius) Schott and W. Hofstette of Detroit in 1877.

You can read an interesting biography of Schott here:

Friday, December 18, 2009

Veni Veni Emmanuel

St. Michael, Gibsonburg

The first church -- according to Mossing's history of the diocese, the building had previously served as a Lutheran meeting house, and was purchased for $500 in 1892. The current church was completed in 1905.

Thursday, December 10, 2009

Ye Olde Yuletide Dinner & Concer

Thursday, December 10, 2009
6:00 p.m. Reynolds Hall--St. Mary's (Dinner Tickets sold out!)
Concert 7:30 St. Mary's Church - Tickets $7.50
Features the Ashland University Chamber Singers under the direction of Dr. Ron Blackley
This concert is performed in period costumes!
Carillon is being played live while guests move from Reynolds Hall to the church.
All seating is reserved and tickets are still available at the door.
St. Mary Mother of the Redeemer Church - 38 W. League Street, Norwalk Ohio.

Wednesday, December 9, 2009

Assumption and Swanton

Photos of St. Mary's, Assumption, and St. Richard's, Swanton, from a 1900 history of the Cleveland Diocese.