Novembwe 17 1900 Dedication of St. Boniface
HANDSOME ST. BONIFACE DEDICATED TO-MORROW. TO-MORROW. TO-MORROW. Services To Be Conducted By Bishop McCloskey, Assisted By Local and Visiting Priests. The new and beautiful 8t Boniface church, on Green street, between Preston Preston and Jackson, will be dedicated tomorrow tomorrow with appropriate exercise, which wlU ba conducted by tbo RL Rer. Willis m McCloskey, . Bishop of Louisville, who will be assisted by a number of local and Ylsitlng Catholic priests. . ' Tb membership of thla church is About 24)00, which comprise some 700 different famllle. It la one of tho handsomest placea of worship In tbe city, being built of stone, with towers 210 feet tall, which can bo seen from nearly any part of the East End. Tha church stands on tba lot next to the old St. Boniface church. In which Catholics Catholics of the eastern part of the city bars worshiped for many years. . Th new church baa a seating capacity of 1.000. It la 154 feet long and alxty-four alxty-four alxty-four feet wide. The height from too floor to tho dome is fifty feet. Tb floor to tiled And th pew at of modern oak, The sanctuary is aald to be the handsomest la tbo city. There are fir altara, th mala altar being at th rear of the sanctuary. At tho foot of this altar la k fine representation of the laat supper, tba work being In terra cotta. The pulpit pulpit Is ten feet tn front of the sanctuary, being reached by a carved stairway. The chapel for the students of th seminary is to th right of the sanctuary, sanctuary, while the sacristy la on tba left. Tha choir will sins from tha balcony. Tbe choir, which includes tha chorister boys, numbers seventy-two. seventy-two. seventy-two. The Rt Rev. Monslgnor F. Zobler. ot St. Martin's, and tho Rer. Henry Maa-terman. Maa-terman. Maa-terman. of St. Mary's. wlU assist Blah-ou Blah-ou Blah-ou McCloskey. Tha RL Rer. Father ptua Nlebausa, O. F. M, rector of St. Francis College, of Cincinnati, will deliver deliver tha dedicatory sermon. ;- ;- After thla sermon Pontifical high mass will be celebrated by the Rt. Rer. Bishop Henry Joseph Rlchter. D. D.. of Grand Rapids. Mich-, Mich-, Mich-, who will be assisted assisted by the Rt. Rer. M. Bouchet, Vicar General of the Louisville dlooese. Tha deacons of honor will be the. Rev, Leo Grenulich. O. M. C, pastor of St. An thony's church: the iter, uouis unie, pastor of St. Vincent de Paul church. Tho deacons of the mass will b tho Rev. P. BerrtehHm. of PL Martins church: the Rev. Jerome Prelss. pastor Of St, Peter's church. - The first master of ceremonies will bathe bathe Rev. Dr. G. W. Sohuhmann, of th Cathedral. The second master of ce re-mo re-mo re-mo nie will be the Rev. Proper 8 teams teams nn, of St. Joseph's church. Solemn veepere will bo celebrated at T o'clock in the afternoon. The Rev. PhO. Rothmann, pator of SL lion i face church, in Cincinnati, will act aa cele-branu cele-branu cele-branu The denrona assisting him will be the Rev. Kllllan Roth. O. F. of Kansas City. The master of eeremonlew-wlll eeremonlew-wlll eeremonlew-wlll be the Rev. Kllas Llchtefeld. O. F. M-. M-. M-. of 8L Boniface church. In Clncin natl. The vesper sermon wlU bo dellvw ered by the Rev. Lucas Gottbehoede. O. F. M., of Lafayette, lnd. - Solemn thanksgiving celebration wia bo held at T:S0 In the evening, the Rev, Ubaldua Weberslnke. O. F. Tit, of St. Stephen's church. In Hamilton, O.. acta Ina aa celebrant. Tb thanksgiving aen. .... i ii t. lln... fr,w (h. Ttav- Ttav- Tta ptiael Hesse, O. F. M. Th old church was dedicated Novem ber 4. 1M7. sixty-three sixty-three sixty-three years ago. It 1 tho oldeat German Cathollo church In Kentucky and th second oldest church. In the city. The first pastor waa Path or John StahlschmldU In 1839 Father Btahlachmidt was suooeeded by Father Blanc. Th other pastors of th church In order of suceewion were Fat her Theodore Helman. John Holl, Otto Yair, Edmund Ischmann, Anaelm Kooh, Lu cas Gottbehoede, Ubaldua Weberslnke. Nicholas Hotler and ths Very Rev. Pain Alf, th present pastor, who took char gain gain l&M. Tho assistant pastors of tha church are tho Rev. Father Plus Nl baua, Leo Mohlengraft. Leopold Oster-man Oster-man Oster-man and Anton Hoitorf. Father Alf 1 also ths besd of the Franciscan Seminary, Seminary, and Father Nlehatia 1 th vicar. Th present Board of Trustees of the) Miiiroh who also oomnrlsed the Build- Build- lnr Committee of th church and planned the new edlfio. are: Joseph Gottbrath, Carl Blssmeyer, Urban Stengel. Stengel. Frank Geber. Henry Thleman. Henry Henry Michel. Andrew Schuler, August Freund. Anthony Brtnkhaus, Andrevr Cbf.der, Henry Schoo, John Bchafer, Mathew Phoslnger and Henry Noller meyer. '.