Around the Diocese/Blessed Kateri Tekakwitha Deanery
Updated: December 31st, 2015
Heartbeat of Toledo raising funds to mobilize its pregnancy services
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 bus is to offer free pregnancy tests and ultrasound...
BY CHERIE SPINO, Chronicle Writer
Wednesday, 06 January 2016
When Lizzie Smith was 12 years old, her mother was diagnosed with Stage 1 ovarian cancer. Lizzie felt alone and overwhelmed. When her mom was diagnosed with cancer, Lizzie Smith, a senior at Oregon Cardinal Stritch High School, says she ...
ANGELA KESSLER, Chronicle Editor
Thursday, 31 December 2015
WALBRIDGE—Parishioners at Walbridge St. Jerome celebrated the successful completion of their parish renovation when it was dedicated Dec. 13. Bishop Daniel E. Thomas presided at the dedication in which Father Eric Schild, Pastor at St. Jerome,...
CHERIE SPINO, Chronicle Writer
Tuesday, 01 December 2015
OREGON—As Destiny Martinez, a fourth-grader at Oregon St. Kateri Catholic Academy, wanders down the school hallway, she spots her sister. Fourth-grader Destiny Martinez has taken to heart the lessons she learns in religion class at...
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Saturday, 28 November 2015
WALBRIDGE—A dedication Mass for the renovated Walbridge St. Jerome church is at 3 p.m. Dec. 13 and includes a special blessing by Bishop Daniel E. Thomas. The $1.3 million renovation project began in May and included both structural necessitie...
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Wednesday, 04 November 2015
TOLEDO—An open house at Heartbeat of Toledo’s new East Toledo Prenatal and Parenting Center is from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Nov. 5. The office is located at 101 Main Street, Suite 2, in the historic Weber Block Building. Refreshments are to be served ...
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Thursday, 06 August 2015
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. 8 at the Sacred Heart Home, located on the corner of Navarre Street and South Wynn Road. City of Ore...
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Wednesday, 05 August 2015
TOLEDO—Heartbeat of Toledo has expanded its presence in East Toledo with the opening of a new location at 101 Main St., Suite 2 in the Historic Weber Block building. This new location is in addition to Heartbeat’s Your First Look Women’s Center...
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Friday, 31 July 2015
OREGON—Local community members have the opportunity to support Helping Hands of St. Louis by purchasing Simply Give cards at the Oregon Meijer location at 1725 S. Wheeling St. From now through Sept...
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Tuesday, 14 July 2015
TOLEDO—Parishioners of Toledo Good Shepherd were told in a July 12 letter that their parish would be closing Aug. 24 and merging with Toledo Epiphany of the Lord. In the letter Bishop Daniel E. Tho...
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Wednesday, 27 May 2015
TOLEDO—A new community garden is being planted and blessed at Helping Hands of St. Louis May 30. The garden is being planted from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., and Father Michael Geiger, pastor of Toledo Epiph...
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Saturday, 16 May 2015
WALBRIDGE—Walbridge St. Jerome is beginning a $1.3 million renovation project that will include both structural improvements and items important to the sacred celebrations of the church. The plans ...
MICHELE JUREK, Special to the Chronicle
Sunday, 19 April 2015
OREGON—The Little Sisters of the Poor Sacred Heart Home in Oregon ranks second in the state in terms of customer satisfaction, according to a 2014 survey conducted by the Ohio Department of Aging. T...