Around the Diocese
Updated: February 9th, 2016
TOM KONECNY, Special to the Chronicle
Tuesday, 09 February 2016
ASSUMPTION—The oldest Catholic credit union in the Diocese closed its doors Dec. 13, and along with it ends the 53-year tenure of its treasurer, Patsy Dowling. Mrs. Dowling began serving the St. Mary’s Credit Union in 1962 and never left after being appointed treasurer in 1970. The cred...
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Monday, 08 February 2016
SYLVANIA—The Lourdes University Board of Trustees and the Sisters of St. Francis leadership have announced the resignation of President David J. Livingston, effective June 30. Dr. Livingston has accepted the position of president with Lewis Un...
ROSE ROCCISANO BARTO, Special to the Chronicle
Saturday, 06 February 2016
TOLEDO—Women facing unplanned pregnancies will have one more place to turn later this year. Heartbeat of Toledo, a pro-life pregnancy support center, is raising funds to own and operate a mobile women’s center called The Stork Bus. The b...
BY CHERIE SPINO, Chronicle Writer
Wednesday, 03 February 2016
NEW WASHINGTON—For two months, 11 fifth-, sixth- and seventh-graders at New Washington St. Bernard wrestled with a question presented to them in science class: how can you make a better bus seat? Students at New Washington St. Bern...
BY CHERIE SPINO, Chronicle Writer
Thursday, 28 January 2016
LIMA—For 35 years, in his office at Gethsemani Cemetery in Lima, Dan Gallagher has comforted distraught families over the loss of their loved ones. If there’s one thing he’s learned, it’s that every person has a story to tell....
BY CHERIE SPINO, Chronicle Writer
Tuesday, 26 January 2016
FREMONT—Sue Davis knows the Sacred Heart campus of Fremont Bishop Hoffman Catholic School inside and out. For almost four decades, Sue Davis has been the first face visitors see whe...
BY CHERIE SPINO, Chronicle Writer
Monday, 25 January 2016
HURON—“Are you ready to rock?” Fr. Jeff McBeth asks Alexa Hamman as he fist bumps her. For three years, Alexa Hamman and her fellow students at Huron St. Peter have been...
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Saturday, 23 January 2016
SYLVANIA—A video recounting the story of the Sylvania Franciscan Sisters is being premiered Jan. 31. Produced by Sylvania Franciscan Sister Judy Zielinski, the video tells the story of the Sist...
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Tuesday, 12 January 2016
FREMONT—On the occasion of its 175th anniversary, a history of Fremont St. Ann is being published. The committee working on the project is looking for any information people have to add to the ...
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Saturday, 09 January 2016
SYLVANIA—Two Lourdes University students were selected to travel to Assisi and Rome as part of the Association of Franciscan Colleges and Universities (AFCU) Student Pilgrimage Program. Seniors...