Category Archives: Parish Festival
Founded in 1898, the Holy Assumption Orthodox Church is the second oldest Orthodox church in Ohio (the oldest is St. Theodosius in Cleveland).
As I’ve said many times, no matter how much I research, there are always festivals that catch me by surprise. Sometimes I hear about them through word of mouth. Other times, I find an announcement in a local paper.
I spend a lot of time looking for festivals that I don’t already have listed on my schedule page. I dig through Ohio travel sites, Ohio travel blogs, and I have many Google alerts set to find me every article … Continue reading
l Founded in 1892, St. Elizabeth of Hungary Church isn’t only a beautiful church located on the east side of Cleveland… …it’s the very first Hungarian Roman Catholic Church in the entire United States. So even though Julia and I … Continue reading
To start my supercharged festival weekend (keep looking at the dates as you read through these postings), I stopped at the St. Nicholas Greek Festival since they start their festival on Thursday. When I attended this festival last year, I … Continue reading
. Just like St. Rocco’s… …St. John Cantius is an old, ethnic church… …with a beautiful interior… …ornate detail… …and great religious statues (OK, so I’m a sucker for statues). Again, the possibility came to see a church, its parishioners, … Continue reading
On Cleveland’s Fulton Road, St. Rocco’s Church is really a beautiful church to visit… …for its preserved Italian decor… …and detailed religious statues. With its strong Italian origins, I wanted my first visit to be one that brought out its … Continue reading
m On the way back from the Great Trail Festival, I decided to stop in Canton for dinner. And what a better place to stop than at… …St. George Cathedral Romanian Heritage Festival. Sure, I just went to a Romanian … Continue reading
l On Cleveland’s Warren Road sits the oldest Romanian parish in the country… …St. Mary Romanian Orthodox Church. Founded in 1904, the parish was originally built on Detroit Road to meet the demand of a wave of Romanian immigrants that … Continue reading
The hot, sunny weather of the Ohio Outdoor Quilt Festival changed rapidly before we headed out to the Feast of the Assumption in Little Italy. Clouds were filling the sky and the sun was becoming a memory. At first, I … Continue reading