Grants Villa Road & Vincent Ave.
Vincent, KS 67671
St. Boniface church of Vincent was organized in 1907 by a number of families from the St. Fidelis parish in Victoria. They were seeking to have a church nearer to their farms. Seven families were responsible for completing the building:
Moritz (Maurice) Baier
Anton P. Dreiling
Bernhard (Ben) P. Huser
Valentin (Walter) Rajewski
Peter I. Weigel
From 1925 to 1969, the parish also had a school which was run by the Sisters of St. Joseph. The school building is now a private residence.
St. Boniface Parish was served by the following Capuchin Fathers:
Vincent Brandt (1907-1909)
Callistus Rectenwald (1927-1980)
At Home in Ellis County, Kansas: 1867-1992. Hays, KS: Ellis County Historical Society, 1991.
The Golden Jubilee of German-Russian Settlements of Ellis and Rush Counties, Kansas, 1926.
Saint Boniface Cemetery (findagrave.com)
St. Boniface Cemetery (Internment.net)
Vincent, Kansas (German Capital of Kansas)