Our History

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Schools and Hospitals

Schools

1859

St. Joseph School, Covington, KY


1863

St. Walburg Academy, Covington, KY


1867

Several Schools in Ferdinand, IN


1870

Holy Family School, in Trinity Parish, New Orleans, LA


1871

St. John's Orphanage, Fort Mitchell, KY


1873

St. Boniface School, New Orleans, LA


1875

Annunciation Parish, Paris, KY


1880

Holy Guardian Angels School, Sandfordtown, KY


1881

St. Scholastica and St. Joseph Schools in Tuscumbia, AL


1885

St. Benedict School, Covington, KY


1886

St. Rose School, Fulton, OH

Holy Angels School and St. Paul's Elementary School in Birmingham, AL


1891

Holy Cross School, Milldale (Latonia), KY


1899

St. Henry School, Erlanger, KY


1904

Villa Madonna Academy established


1906

Ground broken for new VMA building


1907

VMA building ready for occupancy-both grade and high school


1916

St. Anthony School, Forest Hills, KY


1918

St. Joseph School, Crescent Springs, KY


1921

Blessed Sacrament School, Fort Mitchell, KY

St. James School, Brooksville, KY

Villa Madonna College founded by Covington Benedictines at Villa Madonna


1923

St. Paul School, Florence, KY


1927

St. Therese School, Southgate, KY


1929

Villa Madonna College moved to 12th Street in Covington-became diocesan


1931

St. Walburg Academy, Covington, discontinued


1947

Catechetical work began in Hazard while preparations are made for Mount Mary Hospital to open


1948

Good Counsel Center and Kindergarten, Hazard, KY

St. Peter and Paul School, Danville, KY

St. Peter and Paul School, Twelve Mile, KY


1949

All Saints School, Walton, KY


1951

Our Lady of Guadalupe and St. Patrick Schools, La Junta, CO


1953

St. Ann Parish, Manchester, KY


1954

St. Francis Xavier School, Falmouth, KY

St. Pius X School, Edgewood, KY (Holy Guardian Angels Parish closed)


1955

Special education classes began at St. Aloysius (later became Good Counsel School, then Riverside-Good Counsel School)


1957

Mary, Queen of Heaven School, Erlanger, KY


1967

St. Joseph School, Covington, became Bishop Howard Non-Graded School


1977

Villa Madonna Elementary School became coeducational


1985

Villa Madonna High School became coeducational


Hospital

1948

St. Joseph Hospital, Florence, CO

Mount Mary Hospital, Hazard, KY


1950

Santa Fe Hospital, La Junta, CO


1959

Estill County Hospital, Irvine, KY (later named Marcum Wallace Hospital)