other Catholic

i.e., Not St. Mary's, Not Mother of God

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St. Josephs

The church was on the s.w. corner of Greenup and 12th
The school was on the s. side of 12th, between Greenup & Garrard

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The “Old Boys School” of
St. Joseph, on 12th near
Greenup, built in 1870,
torn down in 1929.
Picture is 1934. The church
was first put into use in August,
1859. It was a German
Catholic Church.
unknown date Inside St. Joseph's

 

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This St. Joseph's school replaced the 1870 school above
in 1930. That's an artists drawing on the left; real picture,
c. 1934, is on the right.
Montage of older St. Joseph's
Buildings (1859 and 1878 are
same buildings, but after
re-modeling)

 

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Ruins of St. Joseph's Church in Covington 
 Damage from Tornado of July 7, 1915

The Rev. Paul Ryan's history of St. Joseph's is here.

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st patricks

The church was on the east side of Philadelphia, between 4th and 5th.

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Early View, 1890 Interior, c. 1883 St. Patrick's School

 

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St. Patrick's from their 1922 Golden Jubilee Program

 

 

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Church in 1947 Interior in 1947 Class of 1947

 

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Rectory 1937 Flood Convent

The above images of St Patrick's are from 1947, unless otherwise
indicated. St. Patrick's was an Irish Catholic Church.

The Rev. Paul Ryan's history of St. Patrick is here.

St. Patrick's, Covington, Kentucky

Map locating St. Patrick's 

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st. johns

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The First Location -
SW Corner of Leonard
& Worth
On the current
site - earlier
Construction Interior

 

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Church and School - 1914 May 1, 1892 St John's 100th
Anniversary, 1955
St. John's, 1941

The Rev. Leo G. Kampsen's history of old St. John's is here. (pdf) St. John's was dedicated on
October 5, 1902. The Covington Courier noted that “from three to four thousand people were present. 
The city was decorated with the golden jubilee colors. Our country's flag was in great evidence.”

The Rev. Paul Ryan's history of St. John's is here.

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St.Ben's

St. Josephs, Covington, Kentucky

St. Ben's, 1935 unknown year

 

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St. Benedict's cornerstone laying,
September 22, 1907
St. Benedict's Church,
17th Street, Covington,
1985. This church was
designed by Samuel Hannaford.

Rev. Paul Ryan's history of St. Benedict's is here.

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St. Aloysius

716 Bakewell

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1867 c. 1955 c. 1945  
These are all the same building, but the pointed, Gothic spire of the original design was
replaced in 1911-12 by the Italian Renaissance bell tower, complete with clock.
 See Dr. Paul Tenkotte's A Heritage of Art and Faith: Downtown Covington Churches for more details.
St. Aloysius Church,
716 Bakewell,
Covington

 

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Grotto of Our Lady of Lourdes at St. Aloysius

 

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St. Aloysius Church,
Interior
St. Aloysius Burns,
May 16, 1985
St. Aloysius priest blesses
a Chevy, c. 1953 (a not
uncommon practice in
days past)
map locating St. Aloysius

St. Aloysius was a German Catholic Church.

Rev. Paul Ryan's history of St. Aloysius is here.

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Monte Casino, near Covington. World's Smallest Church. Built in 1879 by the Benedictine Monks, and now on the Thomas More campus.
Read more about it from an issue of In Kentucky, here. (pdf)

A 1949 history of Monte Christo that appeared in the Enquirer is here.

 

Monte Casino

How did it get from Covington to Thomas More? On a truck. Details here.

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Garden of Hope Garden of Hope
Garden of Hope,
Carpenter Shop

Garden of Hope,
Chapel

 

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The Garden of Hope, Covington
from the back of one of these: “Found and Built by Morris H. Coers, Chapel of Dreams, patterned after a Spanish Mission  of the 16th Century, is the scene of small weddings. Couples married stand on stone from Horns of Hatton where Christ preached the Sermon on the Mount.”

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St Augustine's, c. 1914, a
German Catholic Church
The St. Augustine
Baseball Team, 
from the July, 1927 issue
of the L&N Magazine

Rev. Paul Ryan's history of St. Augustine's is here.

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Rev. Paul Ryan also wrote these histories of Covington Churches:

St. Agnes (Fort Wright)

Church of Our Savior (E. 10th)

St. Ann's (West Covington) Holy Guardian Angels (Sandfordtown)

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Karl Vercouteren's History of the German Churches of Covington, both Catholic and Protestant, is here. (pdf)

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In 1926, the US Census Bureau counted church denominations and their members. The Covington results are here.

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