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Reverend Raymond Lavelle of the St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church in Mount Vernon speaks of people moving into the area from Columbus and the economic benefits that the movement of people towards these rural areas has for a higher land value and for the community. The Reverend also discusses the idea that family farmers are closer to God and the land as an important sort of holy ground for these people.
Raymond, Lavelle, Reverend, Alisoun, Davis
Lavelle, Raymond Reverend and Davis, Alisoun, "Interview with Reverend Raymond Lavelle" (1995). Interviews. 15.