Mother of God

Officially: The Church of the Annunciation of the Ever Virgin Mary, Mother of God 

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The cornerstone was laid on July 30, 1870, and it was dedicated on September 10, 1871.

Forty years later, they opened the cornerstone, what they found is here.

 

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Mother Of God,
Interior
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Interior, c. 1910
Mother Of God,
Interior, newer

 

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Sanctuary Prior to 1890 Frieze over the front entrance Balcony & Organ

 

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Interior, Christmas, 1940 Front of Sanctuary Interior View


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September 18, 1937
Thanks to Gerald Leigh Kasselmann for this one.
It's his parent's wedding picture.

 

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Interior View Rectory from the C&O Bridge

 

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c. 1910 c.. 1910 c. 1930 c. 1960

 

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Caroline Williams' sketch of Mother of God

 

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A walking tour of the Mother of God Neighborhood

 

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Mother of God Brochure

 

Dr. Paul Tenkotte takes you into the meanings of the Mother of God's art.

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WLWT offers this video of the Mother of God fire. There are plentiful ads.

 

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Many will remember a horrible fire that nearly destroyed the church on September 25, 1986.

In 1971, Mother of God issued a booklet celebrating the 100th Anniversary of the dedication of the church.  See it here (pdf) For a detailed view of the liturgical art inside St. Mary's, see Dr. Paul Tenkotte's piece at Voyageur Media Group, Inc.'s site, here. (pdf)
Here's Mother of God's application to be on the National Register of Historic places, complete with photo's, history, and maps.
The Mutter Gottes neighborhood made an application, with lots of pictures, to the National Register of Historic Places in 1980. See it here (pdf). You can read Sister Mary Carmelite Brungs, S.N.D.'s entire 1941 The Church of the Mother of God at this site.

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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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