Outline History of St. Peter's and St. Paul's Churches

OUTLINE HISTORY

OF

St. Peter’s and
St. Paul’s Churches


NORWALK, OHIO




CONTAINING ALSO



The Early History of St. Alphonsus, Peru, Ohio,


AND OF

ST. MARY’S NORWALK, OHIO,




BY


REV. F. RUPERT,

Pastor of St. Paul’s Church, Norwalk, Ohio.


1899.

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REV. F. RUPERT, PASTOR OF ST. PAUL'S CHURCH





Dedication.
To the Rt. Rev. Ignatius F. Horstmann, D.D., our beloved Bishop of Cleveland, O., as a token of affection and esteem, and in grateful memory of numerous favors received, this Outline History of a small part of his diocese is respecfully [sic] dedicated by the author.


NORWALK, O., January 1, 1899.


(p. 1)


CORRECTIONS.

In the “Dedication,” fourth line from top read “respectfully” instead of “respecfully.”
Page 16, line 5 from bottom, read “7 marriages” instead of “17 marriages.”
Page 29, line 13 from bottom, read “to the parishioners” instead of “to parishioners.”
Page 52, line 4 from bottom, read “Amadeus” instead of “Amadens.”


INDEX.
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     CHAPTER I.
Random Visits of Missionary Priests..............3

     CHAPTER II.
First Resident Pastors at Peru.........................10

     CHAPTER III.
Organization of St. Peter’s Congregation............19

     CHAPTER IV.
St.Peter’s attended from Peru and Thompson..........28

     CHAPTER V.
Resident Pastors at St. Peter’s...........................36

     CHAPTER VI.
Old St. Peter’s parish..........................................49

     CHAPTER VII.
New St. Peter’s, Norwalk..................................53

     CHAPTER VIII.
St. Paul’s parish..................................................56

     CHAPTER IX.
The New Stone Church................................................62

     CHAPTER X.
St. Paul’s Pastoral Residence...................................... 70

Church Officers...........................................................72
Order of Divine Services..............................................74
Pastoral Summary.........................................................75

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