Around the Diocese
Updated: March 22nd, 2014
Priest needs votes to win wheelchair-accessible vehicle
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Sunday, 13 April 2014
OREGON—Father Joseph Weigman, a diocesan priest living with multiple sclerosis, is trying to win a new ride. Father Joseph Weigman, chaplain at the Little Sisters of the Poor Sacred Heart Home, greets residents after Mass in this 2010 file photo. Fr. Weigman has entered a contest to w...
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Thursday, 10 April 2014
SYLVANIA—People from the region are to descend on the motherhouse grounds of the Sylvania Franciscans for Sr. Gretchen Faerber’s 20th Easter bake and craft sale April 11-12. The bake sale, which includes homemade pies, cakes, bread...
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Wednesday, 09 April 2014
TIFFIN—The Franciscan Earth Literacy Center in Tiffin has entered the Seeds of Change grant program for an opportunity to receive one of two $20,000 or one of 15 $10,000 grants. The grants are to be awarded to organizations that help...
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Tuesday, 08 April 2014
SANDUSKY—A new activities director and marketing director have been named for Providence Care Centers. Shawn Lind Jessica Burkhart In her role as activities director, Shawn Lind coordinates meaningful activities that ...
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Monday, 07 April 2014
TOLEDO—Minutes and seconds are critical in a cardiac emergency. Residents of northwest Ohio and southeast Michigan now have another place to turn. Mercy St. Anne Hospital is to open a full-service cardiovascular program later this year...
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Sunday, 06 April 2014
SANDUSKY—Providence Care Center has received a deficiency-free health survey rating from the Ohio Department of Health (ODH). The ODH conducts unannounced on-site inspections annually to all long-t...
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Saturday, 05 April 2014
SYLVANIA—A Wellness Day at the Franciscan Center in Sylvania begins at 3 p.m. April 9 with a presentation by Vic Strecher and continues until 6 p.m. with exhibits and activities. Dr. Strecher from ...
LAURIE STEVENS BERTKE, Chronicle Writer
Friday, 04 April 2014
BETHLEHEM—Katie Rietschlin admits teaching was the furthest thing from her mind when she headed off to college as an undecided major in 2002. Then the principal of her parish school, Bethlehem Sacr...
BY CHERIE SPINO, Chronicle Writer
Friday, 04 April 2014
NORWALK—When Ron Jaworski was 10 years old, he moved to Norwalk from Cleveland and found a family. Well, actually he found two: his new foster family and his new church family at Norwalk St. Paul t...
CHERIE SPINO, Chronicle Writer
Friday, 04 April 2014
BELLEVUE—Precious Blood Father Scott Kramer had only been rector at the Sorrowful Mother Shrine for 10 days when a tornado ripped through Bellevue, five miles north of the shrine, last July. When h...