Around the Diocese/Saint Maximilian Kolbe Deanery
Updated: February 13th, 2013
Deacon keeps youth close to faith, brings lost back into fold
LAURIE STEVENS BERTKE, Chronicle Writer
Friday, 07 March 2014
HAMLER—Born in a farmhouse just outside Hamler and baptized when he was three hours old, Deacon Jim Schortgen has truly been part of the community at Hamler St. Paul his entire life. The 72-year-old deacon’s service and leadership at St. Paul stretch back long before his ordination in 2007. Aft...
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Saturday, 11 January 2014
DEFIANCE—All Catholic men are invited to attend “Parables: Treasures Uncovered,” a retreat sponsored by Defiance St. John’s Catholic Men’s Renewal of the Heart team March 14-15. Inspired by the book, “Treasures Uncovered: The Parables of...
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Wednesday, 13 February 2013
PAULDING—A new pro-life pregnancy center is expected to open its doors this March in Paulding County. Hands of Hope Pregnancy Services Inc. is to be located across from the Paulding Hospital in a medical building now called the Samaritan Center. ...
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Sunday, 26 August 2012
DEFIANCE—Defiance St. John is hosting a reunion Sept. 16 for anyone who ever attended, sent children to or taught at St. John School. Members of the Sisters of St. Agnes have been invited to the reunion, which begins with Mass at 11:30 a.m. A cate...
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Friday, 22 June 2012
DEFIANCE—Joy Shakur, coordinator for Catholic Charities’ adoption program, is to speak June 26 at a meeting of the Mother Teresa Respect Life group in Defiance. The meeting begins at 7 p.m. in the Holy Cross Catholic School Gym, 1745 S. Clinton ...
LAURIE STEVENS BERTKE, Chronicle Writer
Thursday, 08 September 2011
DEFIANCE—Students at Defiance Holy Cross Catholic School attended their first Mass of this year in the school gym, but it won’t be long before they are celebrating liturgies in their own chapel on...
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Tuesday, 07 December 2010
Jennifer Perez, left, and Deacon John Weber, of Defiance St. Mary, are two of the speakers during the Defiance March for Life Jan. 22. The march begins with Mass at Defiance St. John and conti...
ANDREA SLIVKA, Chronicle Writer
Friday, 22 October 2010
DEFIANCE—What first seemed like a call to the priesthood has become instrumental in shaping David Moninger’s career as music director at Defiance St. John the Evangelist. Beginning in seventh grad...
LAURIE STEVENS BERTKE, Chronicle Writer
Tuesday, 03 August 2010
DEFIANCE—Father Charles Ruess, a Defiance native who served the people of God as a priest of the Diocese of Toledo for 67 years, was recently honored for his dedication and service to his hometown.T...
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Thursday, 22 October 2009
DEFIANCE—Defiance St. Mary is collaborating with Defiance College this fall to help adolescent girls ages 12 to 16 enhance their reading and writing skills.The Catholic parish is hosting T-RUTH Acad...