Around the Diocese/Saint George Deanery
Updated: December 22nd, 2013
ROSE ROCCISANO BARTO, Special to the Chronicle
Friday, 05 December 2014
CLOVERDALE—When a tornado destroyed Cloverdale St. Barbara’s church and rectory a year ago, a few things remained untouched. The iconic statue of St. Barbara still stood in the front. A painting of St. Barbara was unscathed by the 130 mile per hour winds. In fact, amid the rubble caused by the ...
LAURIE STEVENS BERTKE, Chronicle Writer
Friday, 01 August 2014
OTTAWA—In the life of a Catholic farmer, faith is as ubiquitous as the church steeples that dot the picturesque landscape of rural Putnam County. Rising from small towns to tower over the grain elevators and fields of corn and soybeans, those stee...
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Sunday, 22 December 2013
BLUFFTON—'Mary of Nazareth,' a full-length feature film about the life of Mary, the Mother of Christ, is to have a series of exclusive showings at Shannon Theater in Bluffton in December and January. The film highlights Mary's complete trust in Go...
ANGELA KESSLER, Chronicle Editor
Tuesday, 19 November 2013
CLOVERDALE—Cleanup and assessment of damages continued today in the aftermath of a tornado Nov. 17 that wiped out the Cloverdale St. Barbara church and rectory. After working first to retrieve the tabernacle and Blessed Sacrament from under a bric...
LAURIE STEVENS BERTKE, Chronicle Writer
Friday, 02 August 2013
LEIPSIC—As custodian for Leipsic St. Mary, Roger Utendorf is passionate about keeping the parish and school buildings and grounds in tiptop shape. He enjoys the variety of tasks the position affords him, and appreciates that he never has to look f...
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Thursday, 11 July 2013
OTTOVILLE—Audrey Rieger of Ottoville was awarded a $5,000 four-year college scholarship from Catholic Order of Foresters. A Catholic Order of Foresters St. John Court 76 member and Ottoville High S...
DIANE UTRUP & TERESA LANWEHR, Coordinators of Religious Education
Sunday, 03 February 2013
PUTNAM COUNTY—Two Missionaries of the Precious Blood staffed parishes, Glandorf St. John and Ottawa SS. Peter & Paul, have teamed up to implement the program “Pennies for Peace,” which is in...
ANDREA SLIVKA, Chronicle Writer
Thursday, 28 June 2012
OTTAWA—While many parishes are observing a Fortnight for Religious Freedom, Catholics in Ottawa have committed to praying for religious freedom until the November elections. Ottawa SS. Peter & ...
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Saturday, 12 May 2012
TOLEDO—The fourth annual Urban Chicken Festival is from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. June 2 at the Padua Center, 1416 Nebraska Ave. The festival includes free children’s games all afternoon and entertainment...
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Thursday, 29 March 2012
KALIDA—Elizabeth Ficocelli, a best-selling, award-winning author is giving two presentations April 15 at Kalida St. Michael. Elizabeth Ficocelli The 1 p.m. presentation, “Hel...