News/Diocesan
Updated: March 26th, 2015
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Saturday, 28 March 2015
TOLEDO—Bishop Daniel E. Thomas is to preside at Holy Week and Easter Masses at Toledo Rosary Cathedral. Holy Week begins Palm Sunday with at 10 a.m. Mass March 29 that commemorates Jesus’ triumphal entry into Jerusalem and the Proclamation of the Passion. It marks the beginning of Holy Wee...
CHERIE SPINO, Chronicle Writer
Thursday, 26 March 2015
TOLEDO—It’s not easy to pack up one’s belongings in a few suitcases and travel halfway across the world to start a new life. Let alone a new life as an associate pastor of a parish in a town you’ve never heard of, preaching and praying in a l...
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Wednesday, 25 March 2015
The Diocese of Toledo has received a report from the Toledo-Detroit Province of the Oblates of Saint Francis de Sales (OSFS) which has deemed credible an allegation of sexual misconduct with a minor by one of the religious order’s priests, the late...
CINDY WOODEN, Catholic News Service
Monday, 23 March 2015
VATICAN CITY (CNS)—At the end of Pope Francis' spontaneity-filled meeting with priests, seminarians and religious in the cathedral of Naples, the vial of dried blood of the city's patron saint appeared to miraculously liquefy. After Pope Francis b...
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Friday, 20 March 2015
More than 730 people within the Diocese of Toledo completed a Vatican survey that is to be used as a basis for discussion at the XVI Ordinary General Assembly of the Catholic Bishops of Rome, slated for Oct. 4-25. The questionnaire invited refle...
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Tuesday, 17 March 2015
TOLEDO—Imran Andrabi has been promoted to a newly-created position of president and chief executive officer/chief network integration officer, Mercy Health – Toledo, which serves residents of 20 c...
CHERIE SPINO, Chronicle Writer
Thursday, 12 March 2015
CAREY—Pope Francis has named Conventual Franciscan Father John Stowe, 48, as the third bishop of the Diocese of Lexington, Ky. Father John Stowe Bishop-designate Stowe is rector ...
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Monday, 09 March 2015
As part of the congregation's Project Peace, Tiffin Franciscan Sister Paulette Schroeder is leading a delegation to the West Bank and Israel in September. The Sept. 14-24 trip is intended to promote ...
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Sunday, 08 March 2015
TOLEDO—While domestic violence has experienced a recent boost in awareness, shelters around the country are struggling to overcome funding gaps that directly affect their ability to provide resource...
LAURIE STEVENS BERTKE, Special to the Chronicle
Friday, 06 March 2015
Reflecting nationwide trends, the number of Catholic weddings celebrated annually in the Diocese of Toledo has plummeted in recent decades as more couples opt to walk down the aisle outside the church...