Around the Diocese/Blessed Junipero Serra Deanery
Updated: January 28th, 2016
Caring for Lima Catholic cemetery a ministry, not just a job, to Gallagher family
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. Dan Gallagher and his family have be...
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Tuesday, 05 January 2016
LIMA—Four people are to inducted into the Lima Central Catholic High School Hall of Fame Jan. 8. The dinner and awards ceremony begins at 5:30 p.m. in the Old Gym at LCC. Following dinner the newest members of the LCC Hall of Fame are to be ho...
ANGELA KESSLER, Chronicle Editor
Tuesday, 29 September 2015
LIMA—When they answered a call from Msgr. William McKeown to start a Serra Club, they didn’t dream they’d be sitting in the same room 50 years later celebrating the club’s anniversary. Five charter members of the Serra Club of th...
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 o...
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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 a...
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 ...
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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...
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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...