Racial Change at St. Elizabeth’s

by Tom Tolan – Part 3 of 6 in a series In the early 1960s, St. Elizabeth’s Catholic Church — now St. Martin de Porres Catholic Church, at 128 W. Burleigh — was a relatively thriving parish, with a school attended by more than 1,000 children. Most parishioners were of German ancestry — many descended … Continue reading Racial Change at St. Elizabeth’s