October/November 2005

Maria-Joseph Center Celebrates 75 Years


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Priests gather at the altar during a mass to celebrate the 75th anniversary of Maria-Joseph Living Care Center.

The Maria-Joseph Living Care Center, a 440-bed continuum of care facility in Dayton, Ohio, recently celebrated its 75th anniversary with a special mass. The Archbishop of Cincinnati, the Most Reverend Daniel Pilarczyk, presided over the ceremony along with several area priests and deacons. Approximately 300 people, including Maria-Joseph residents and staff, attended the mass and a reception that followed. Dignitaries in attendance included State Representative Arlene Setzer and Mayor Donald McLauren, who presented proclamations.