Around the Diocese
Updated: July 24th, 2014
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Thursday, 24 July 2014
OREGON—The “Big Ride for the Little Sisters Motorcycle Run” and “Cruisin’ by the Park Classic Car Show” runs from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Aug. 9 at Sacred Hard Home, located at the corner of Navarre Street and South Wynn Road. City of Oregon Mayor Michael Sefferian is the honor chair of the e...
BY CHERIE SPINO, Chronicle Wrtier
Friday, 18 July 2014
CUSTAR—The church spire of Custar St. Louis juts into the sky. Just beyond it rise grain elevators and silos. William Schwab and Maria Wensink share their memories of being lifelong parishioners of Custar St. Louis, which celebrates it...
CHERIE SPINO, Chronicle Writer
Thursday, 03 July 2014
CRESTLINE—When Sean Beeson tells his fellow parishioners at Bethlehem Sacred Heart of Jesus what he does for a living, they sometimes respond, “No, what’s your normal job?” “Really, I’m a composer,” he tells them. “Like Beethoven?...
LAURIE STEVENS BERTKE, Chronicle Writer
Friday, 27 June 2014
TOLEDO—Nearly two years ago, Moody Manor made headlines after 1-year-old Keondra Hooks was killed and her 2-year-old sister was seriously injured in a gang-related shooting at the Toledo project. LaToya Rivers, a resident of Moody Mano...
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Friday, 13 June 2014
TOLEDO—Fathers, grandfathers and other important father figures are invited to bring their families to a “Celebration of Dads” June 20 at the Catholic Club, 1601 Jefferson Ave., in Toledo. The free event from 5:30-8:30 p.m. is to include a pic...
CHERIE SPINO, Chronicle Writer
Thursday, 12 June 2014
Inside the Santo Nino church in Tanauan, a city just south of Tacloban on the island of Leyte in the Philippines, children sing their Marian devotions. Their voices are music to Father Keith Stripe’...
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Sunday, 08 June 2014
LIMA—Volunteers at St. Rita’s Medical Center were honored with a luncheon May 21 at the Old Barn Out Back. Bob Baxter, St. Rita’s president and CEO, thanked volunteers and auxiliary members for...
LAURIE STEVENS BERTKE, Chronicle Writer
Friday, 06 June 2014
TIFFIN—The first time she came to church after 34 years away, Arlene Wickham says she “crawled” into a pew and sat there waiting for someone to tap her saying, “You’ve got my seat.” It wa...
CHERIE SPINO, Chronicle Writer
Thursday, 05 June 2014
TOLEDO—As principal Carol Huss wanders the playground at Toledo St. Benedict, she accepts dandelion bouquets and plays peacekeeper to quarreling students. She looks for the owner of a discarded jack...
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Saturday, 31 May 2014
SYLVANIA—Dale Lanigan, chairperson of the Department of Sociology & Justice Studies and assistant professor at Lourdes University, has been appointed vice president of the Ohio Council of Crimin...