Around the Diocese/Blessed Junipero Serra Deanery
Updated: August 12th, 2015
LAURIE WURTH PRESSEL, Special to the Chronicle
Wednesday, 12 August 2015
BLUFFTON—From the faith of one family in 1865 grew a vibrant parish community that today numbers 310 families strong. Bluffton St. Mary has a rich history that dates back to the Civil War. This summer, the parish concludes a yearlong celebration of its 150th anniversary with a special Mass and lu...
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Sunday, 17 May 2015
DELPHOS—St. John’s High School and Alumni Association are inviting all alumni and friends to an Alumni Weekend in celebration of the school’s 100th graduating class. The Alumni Weekend kicks off May 30 with an Alumni Mass at 4:30 p.m. at Delph...
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Friday, 13 February 2015
DELPHOS—Lent begins on Ash Wednesday, Feb. 18, and organizers at Delphos St. John are inviting people to “Run Your Ashes Off.” The 5K walk and run last year drew 300 participants to pray, run and help raise money for the needy. More tha...
LAURIE WURTH PRESSEL, Special to the Chronicle
Friday, 06 February 2015
LIMA—For the past seven years, caring volunteers from Lima St. Charles Borromeo have provided homeless families with a safe place to sleep, warm meals and companionship on their journey to a better life. St. Charles is one of 10 Lima-area churches...
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Monday, 15 September 2014
LIMA—Alveda C. King, a pastoral associate and director of African-American Outreach for Priests for Life and Gospel of Life Ministries, is to speak in Lima Oct. 9. The occasion is Heartbeat of Lima’s fifth annual fundraising banquet, which begin...
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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...
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Thursday, 01 May 2014
LIMA— On April 23, the Elk’s Clubs of Northwest Ohio visited the Pediatric & Adolescent Rehabilitation Center at St. Rita’s Medical Center with their annual gift to assist parents with the h...
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Thursday, 24 April 2014
LIMA—Members of Lima St. Gerard are selling copies of “A Day with Little Duke,” a children’s book that was created by parishioners and published last year to benefit the school. ...
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Wednesday, 26 February 2014
LIMA—Lima Central Catholic High School teacher John Schnieders has received the Voices of Democracy “Teacher of the Year” award presented by the VFW Post #1275. John Schnieders ...
LAURIE STEVENS BERTKE, Chronicle Writer
Friday, 07 February 2014
DELPHOS—Mel Rode had a front row seat to the digital revolution in his career over the past half a century, working with everything from vacuum tubes to transistors to the advanced computers that po...