News/Diocesan
Updated: October 23rd, 2014
ANGELA KESSLER, Chronicle Editor
Thursday, 30 October 2014
NORWALK—In his first deanery visit, Bishop Daniel E. Thomas asked the congregation to grow in holiness by performing three simple tasks: pray the rosary, fast and do something for the poor. His remarks were made during a vespers service homily Oct. 29 at Norwalk St. Paul, which was full of people...
FATHER MICHAEL MENDL, SDB Special to the Chronicle
Wednesday, 29 October 2014
RAMSEY, N.J.— Father Dennis Hartigan, formerly president of Toledo Central Catholic High School, made his profession as a Salesian of Don Bosco Oct. 3 in the presence of 25 Salesians, the 830 students of Don Bosco Prep and the school staff, Msgr. W...
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Tuesday, 28 October 2014
NORWALK—Tickets are now available for the Catholic Charities’ annual Chicago bus trip Nov. 8. The bus is to board at 5:30 a.m. and leave at 6 a.m. from the former Kmart parking lot in Norwalk. The group is to return between 1 a.m. ...
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Monday, 27 October 2014
CHICAGO—Daniel Kennedy and 10 other Jesuit novices professed first vows to Jesuit Father Brian G. Paulson, provincial for the the Society of Jesus Chicago-Detroit Province, during a Mass Aug. 9. “I’m really excited,” Mr. Kennedy said. “I f...
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Monday, 27 October 2014
TOLEDO—Area singers are invited to join the Christian Festival Choir in preparation for its annual free Christmas benefit concert. The cantata, “An Evening in December,” is to be presented Dec. 9 at Owens Community College. All voices are nee...
CHERIE SPINO, Chronicle Writer
Thursday, 23 October 2014
TOLEDO—In a solemn and joyful two-and-a-half-hour ceremony and Mass that reflected the Catholic Church’s sacred history as well as its new shepherd in the Diocese of Toledo, Bishop Daniel E. Thoma...
ANGELA KESSLER, Chronicle Editor
Wednesday, 22 October 2014
TOLEDO—In his first public appearance since moving to Toledo, Bishop Daniel E. Thomas promised to love the people of the Diocese of Toledo as a father loves his children and asked for prayers in hel...
MOST REV. DANIEL E. THOMAS, Bishop of Toledo
Wednesday, 22 October 2014
The following is the full text of Bishop Daniel E. Thomas' homily during the Evening Prayer Oct. 21 at Toledo Rosary Cathedral. “See what love the Father has bestowed on us, in letting us be called...
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Wednesday, 22 October 2014
Information meetings on how to apply for a Catholic Campaign for Human Development grant are being hosted at three locations in the Diocese of Toledo. CCHD grants are for organizations that work to e...
FRANCIS X. ROCCA Catholic News Service
Tuesday, 21 October 2014
VATICAN CITY (CNS) -- After several days of animated debate over its official midterm report, the Synod of Bishops on the family agreed on a final document more clearly grounded in traditional Catholi...