|Window to the Past - Delphos St. John’s, St. Charles new wing|
|Written by Robert Holdgreve|
|Monday, February 18, 2013 9:52 AM|
The blessing of the new St. Charles wing of Delphos St. John’s High School at 12:30 p.m. tomorrow by the Most Rev. George Rahrig, bishop of Toledo, will climax the latest chapter in the story of the growth of the parochial school system.
It is appropriately named for the patron saint of the late Rt. Rev. Msgr. Carl F. Reineck, who was so actively concerned in its construction.
The story of St. John’s schools begins in 1870 when a school, 30x37 feet was erected near St. John’s cemetery at the present location of the New Delphos Manufacturing Co. It was replaced by a temporary church which was used while the present church was built.
The St. Mary’s building, including at first, four rooms on the first floor and St. Mary’s hall on the second, was erected in 1887 while Father Hoeffel was pastor at St. John’s.
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