Religion

Religion briefly, June 13

Charismatic Mass set for SundayBELLEVUE - The Sorrowful Mother Shrine is to host a charismatic Mass and healing service at 1:30 p.m. Sunday at the indoor shrine chapel.Vacation Bible school at The JourneyVacation Bible school is set for 6:15-8:30 p.m. Monday-Friday at The Journey, 2531 SR 100. ...

Corpus Christi observance

Parishioners from St. Joseph, St. Mary and other area parishes came together Thursday for the annual observance of the Feast of Corpus Christi, the Body and Blood of Jesus. The Rev. Joseph Szybka explained the origin of this feast during the 7 p.m. Mass, which was followed by the procession ...

Former Carey rector adapting to role of bishop

May 5, the former rector at Our Lady of Consolation Shrine in Carey was ordained as bishop of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Lexington, Kentucky. Now that all the formalities are completed, Bishop John Stowe is getting settled into his new surroundings and duties."'Getting' is the key word ...

Let there be lights

Early this year, parishioners of St. Joseph Church in Tiffin received a letter from their pastor requesting donations for a lighting project. The Rev. Joseph Szybka explained $170,000 already had been collected for this purpose, but about $500,000 would be needed to complete it."We had a ...

Religion Briefly

Revival in TiffinWord Ministries plans a revival for 7 p.m. June 4-6 at 281 N. Sandusky St. with Mike Sparks, Pastor Benny Fitch and Virginia Fitch.Shrine to have Indian heritageIndian Heritage Day Sunday is set for June 7 at Our Lady of Consolation Shrine, Carey. Mass will be at noon in the ...

Tiffinite is one of three to become priests May 30

TOLEDO - Bishop Daniel E. Thomas, is to ordain three men to the priesthood for the Diocese of Toledo. The rite of ordination is to take place at 11 a.m. May 30 at Our Lady, Queen of the Most Holy Rosary Cathedral, 2535 Collingwood Blvd., in Toledo.Those being ordained are the Rev. Paul A. ...

Gospel singing tonight

The Fisherman Quartet is to be featured at a gospel sing at 6 p.m. today at Tiffin Freewill Baptist Church, 129 Eighth Ave. For more information, call (419) 448-0566.

New location for Masses at St. Joseph during renovation

St. Joseph Church in Tiffin is in the midst of a project to replace the lighting system in the church; therefore, weekend Masses in May and June are to take place in St. Joseph Activity Center.There is to be an outdoor procession at 7:30 p.m. (after the 7 p.m. Mass in Activity Center) June 4 to ...

Revival in Tiffin June 4-6

Word Ministries plans a revival for 7 p.m. June 4-6 at 281 N. Sandusky St. with Mike Sparks, Pastor Benny Fitch and Virginia Fitch.

Shrine to have Indian heritage

Indian Heritage Day Sunday is set for June 7 at Our Lady of Consolation Shrine, Carey. Mass will be at 12:00 noon in the Basilica, followed with lunch at the Shrine Cafeteria. The event is to conclude with devotions at 2:30 p.m. and individual praying.Bascom-area vacation Bible school set for ...

Weeklong retreat to start Sunday at Spirituality Center

A weeklong retreat, titled "Francis: So Emptied, So Filled," is to begin at 4 p.m. Sunday at St. Francis Spirituality Center, 200 St. Francis Ave.The guided retreat is to focus on the spirituality of St. Francis of Assisi. Themes to be developed include conversion, cosmic fraternity, ...

Transitional plan has fortuitous timing at Christ’s Church at Tiffin

About a month ago, Christ's Church at Tiffin conducted an installation ceremony for its new leadership team. The three men come from three states, but they currently work together to lead the congregation.Curt Gallmeyer has accepted the position of senior pastor, taking over for Terry Jones, ...

Briefly, May 16

Hear gospel singing in Green SpringsGospel singing featuring Heartland is set for 6 p.m. today at Adams Township Freewill Baptist Church, 6901 TR 190, Green Springs. For more information, call Pastor Paul Tyree at (419) 639-2206.Honor the deadon Memorial DayA Memorial Day Mass is to be ...

Beautiful Women

There probably are more beautiful women today than ever, thanks to cosmetics, plastic surgery, orthodontics and exercise equipment. Of course, there are many women out there who are just naturally beautiful. Unfortunately, that kind of beauty is only skin deep, but Peter tells us there is an ...

Bishop celebrates Mass observing jubilees

St. Mary Church in Tiffin hosted a Mass Thursday to celebrate the jubilees of ordination to the priesthood for 15 priests in the Diocese of Toledo. Bishop Daniel E. Thomas of Toledo was the celebrant.Assisting the bishop was Deacon Floyd Hohman of New Riegel All Saints Parish. The choirs from ...

Family of Faith plans new church building

Family of Faith Lutheran Church, now in its fourth year, purchased about six acres of land on Schaffer Park Drive last year. Congregants have plans to break ground for a place of worship in 2016.The congregation had been meeting in Tiffin Mall for about two years before securing space at North ...

Old Fort getting new church

OLD FORT - About 15 years ago, members of Old Fort United Methodist Church started talking about constructing a new building. A committee was formed to take input from church members, draw up plans and set aside funds for construction.With the economic downturn and pastors coming and going, the ...

New church for Old Fort

After years of planning, Old Fort Church has broken ground for a new place of worship. See Monday's edition for a feature story about the project.

Benefit lunch, auction planned

Faith United Methodist Church, 75 N. Sandusky St., is to host a lunch and silent auction 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Sunday to benefit Flat Rock Homes. Lasagna, chicken casserole and vegetarian quiche are to be on the menu. The children's menu is to be macaroni and cheese and hot dogs. Meals are to ...

Church to host meal and music

ATTICA - Attica United Methodist Church, 98 Mill St., is to continue its Jam and Bread X-perience series 5:30-8 p.m. Sunday. Seneca East Jazz Band is to supply the "jam." The "bread" is the Italian-style soup, sandwich and salad dinner to be served. The cost is $9.