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‘Miracle in Chillicothe’ celebrated as reopened St. Edward School is blessed

Bishop Jenky blesses the newly restored St. Edward School in Chillicothe during a ceremony in its foyer on Jan. 29. Making the sign of the cross to his left is Father Keith Walder, pastor. (The Catholic Post/Tom Dermody)

  CHILLICOTHE — A fundraising summer snowball that came to be known as the “Miracle in Chillicothe” was joyfully celebrated Jan. 29 with the blessing of a newly restored and reopened St. Edward School. “This small parish, this small school, this small town pulled together,” said Bishop Daniel R. Jenky, CSC, who joined the St. […]

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Facing school closure, St. Edward in Chillicothe seeing a wave of generosity

More than $440,000 has been pledged in just three days in an effort to save St. Edward School in Chillicothe from closing because of costly needed repairs. (The Catholic Post/Tom Dermody)

  CHILLICOTHE — A weekend announcement that St. Edward School in Chillicothe is closing because of extensive repair costs resulting from a leaky roof has set off a wave of prayer and charity in hopes of saving the 56-year-old elementary school. “It has been amazing to see our parish and community rally behind our wonderful […]

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