News/Diocesan
Updated: December 8th, 2014
.
Friday, 12 December 2014
Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Toledo’s Project Rachel program is hosting a retreat for women who have had an abortion. The day-long “Hope and Healing after Abortion” retreat begins at 9 a.m. Jan. 31 at a confidential location in northwest Ohio. The program is offered to help women who...
BY CHERIE SPINO, Chronicle Writer
Tuesday, 09 December 2014
Americans have big hearts. “It’s built into humans to be kind,” says Ken Leslie, an advocate for the unhoused in Toledo and founder of Tent City and the nonprofit 1Matters. “We’re born with it. God automatically puts it in.” ...
.
Monday, 08 December 2014
SYLVANIA—The Polish-American Community of Toledo (PACT) is hosting its fifth annual Wigilia (pronounced weh-gil-yah) Celebration at 5:30 p.m. Dec. 14 at Olivet Lutheran Church, 5840 Monroe St. Wigilia is a traditional Polish family Christmas Eve c...
CHERIE SPINO, Chronicle Writer
Friday, 05 December 2014
TOLEDO—I’m an introvert. It’s the way God made me. As a kid, I hid behind my mother’s skirts rather than talk to strangers. Now I make my living talking to strangers. Homeless advocate Ken Leslie, right, challenged Chronicle wri...
FRANCIS X. ROCCA, Catholic News Service
Saturday, 29 November 2014
ANKARA, Turkey (CNS)—Interreligious dialogue dominated Pope Francis' first day in Turkey, with the pope and Turkish leaders frankly stating their concerns, respectively, about discrimination against Christians in the Middle East and against Muslims...
.
Thursday, 27 November 2014
TOLEDO—A “Christmas Carol Sing” is planned for 7 p.m. Dec. 14 at Toledo Rosary Cathedral. The carols are to be led by the Cathedral Choir accompanied by the Cathedral Brass Ensemble, String Qua...
.
Wednesday, 19 November 2014
The 27th national collection for the Retirement Fund for Religious is Dec. 13-14 in the Diocese of Toledo. The annual, parish-based appeal is coordinated by the National Religious Retirement Office (...
.
Tuesday, 18 November 2014
Whether looking for a volunteer opportunity or a much-needed meal, there are several free Thanksgiving dinners being offered throughout the Diocese of Toledo. Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Tol...
.
Sunday, 16 November 2014
DELPHOS-Bishop Daniel E. Thomas placed Reverend David A. Reinhart on administrative leave following allegations of inappropriate intimate relationships with adult women, in violation of the diocesan C...
.
Wednesday, 12 November 2014
TOLEDO—Just a few weeks after guests donated more than $4,000 at a celebration of Bethany House’s 30th year, the shelter for families seeking safety from domestic violence received more good news....