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Tiffin Franciscan to be panelist

Sister Paulette Schroeder from St. Francis Convent in Tiffin is to be one of six panelists for “Palestine and Israel: 90 Minutes to Peace.” The talk, hosted by Northwest Ohio Free Speech Alliance, is to scheduled for 7-8:30 p.m. Nov. 29 in the Franciscan Theatre and Conference Center, 6832 ...

During stressful holidays, offer kindness to relatives

Question: Do you have any advice for dealing with extended family members who don’t get along? My in-laws like to host big get-togethers with all the relatives, but they’re always marked by tension and dissension. I don’t want to offend my spouse or his parents, but I’m tired of all the ...

Trinity Evangelical in Upper plans revival Nov. 13-15

Trinity Evangelical Church plans revival services at 108 Malabar Drive, Upper Sandusky, with Encounter Revival Ministries next month. Revival services are to take place at 6 p.m. Nov. 13 and at 7 p.m. Nov. 14-15. Based in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, the Encounter ministry team is comprised ...

Campus ministry update to be delivered Sunday

Rich and Heather Dundore of CRU (formerly Campus Crusade) are to minister in song and give an update on campus ministry at 9:30 a.m. Sunday at Hopewell Church of God at CR 48 and TR 121 between Tiffin and Bascom.September Fest set for Sept. 10St. John's United Church of Christ on SR 587 south ...

Charismatic Mass and healing service set for Sept. 25

A Charismatic Mass and healing service are set for 12:30 p.m. Sept. 25 at Sorrowful Mother Shrine, 4106 SR 269, 7 miles south of Bellevue. After Mass, the sacrament of the sick is to be given to all interested, followed by individual group healing prayers for those who ask.The Rev. Gene Wilson ...

Husband and wife minister to addicts

FOSTORIA - A Findlay man and his wife have started a church in Fostoria with a focus on helping people who suffer from addiction.Pastor Tony Redick said he started his career in ministry at a church in Findlay from 1993-2005."I fell into alcoholism," he said. "I stepped out of ministry and ...

Religion Briefs, Aug. 27

Reverend to talk about ministry to Asia SundayThe Rev. Louis Reindel of the Bradford Church of the Nazarene is to visit First Church of the Nazarene, 777 TR 201, Tiffin (next to Sentinel Vocational School) at 6 p.m. Sunday for a missionary service.Reindel is to share "The Can Ministry For Asia" ...

Sexual desire doesn’t necessarily wane with age

Question: Does sexual fulfillment decrease as we get older? My spouse and I are in our 60s, and I'm concerned normal aging issues might have negative implications for our relationship in the bedroom.Jim: Many people seem to believe that libido inevitably fades with age, and that elderly couples ...

Single woman wants mother to mind own business

Question: Is it appropriate for my mom to demand that I - a 30-something independent woman - allow her to "vet" the men in my life? She insists it's her prerogative and responsibility as a parent. I have a potential suitor who's visiting from out of town, and my mother says she needs four hours ...

Religion briefs, July 23

Carey church plans pie saleCAREY - The Our Lady of Consolation volunteer bakery is celebrating summer by offering fruit pies at a special price during its sale July 30-31.The pies include apple, Dutch apple, peach, peach with crumb topping, grape, Fruit of the Field, cherry rhubarb, rhubarb, ...

Young son’s display of emotion worries parents

Question: My 7-year-old son came home teary-eyed after watching a children's movie at a friend's house. Apparently one of the characters was constantly teased and mistreated by the other kids in the film. It upset my son for the rest of the day. Is this level and display of emotion something I ...

Heartfelt thank-you

Our family wants to say "Thank you" to all our friends, neighbors and relatives who supported and graciously gave us such good food during our sorrowful time.We also want to thank Mercy Hospital, all the doctors and especially Community Hospice Care for taking such good care of Paul during his ...

Thanks for the hard work

As we complete our term as the St. Joseph Festival Steering Committee, we would like to thank all the booth chairpersons and everyone who volunteered their time to work at the festival and make it so fun and successful these last three years.We would like to thank the pre-sale workers, ...

Miletti golf scramble a success

The Miletti Open Golf Scramble, supporting Calvert Athletics, was a great success this year, thanks to the generous support of our local benefactors.Hole sponsors: Fred Zoeller, Schubach Chiropractic, MJ Recruiters, TiffinApartments.com, Mike Kerschner, Your Legacy Federal Credit Union, Smith ...

Toledo area women religious unite on statement of civil discourse

In his address to the U.S. Congress last September, Pope Francis invited members of Congress to promote respect for the dignity of every human person and to renew their commitment to a spirit of cooperation. He also addressed each of us and all who seek to lead this nation when he said,Each son ...

Today in History, July 23

Today is Saturday, July 23, the 205th day of 2016. There are 161 days left in the year.Today's highlight:In 1996, in one of the best remembered moments of the Atlanta Olympics, Kerri Strug made a heroic final vault despite torn ligaments in her sprained left ankle as the U.S. women gymnasts ...

Gov’t shouldn’t tell French to get used to terrorism

Just when I was starting to wonder if I was spending too much time writing about terrorism in France, Mohamed Lahouaiej Bouhlel of Tunisia climbed into a cargo truck and mowed down a crowd during Bastille Day fireworks in the French city of Nice, killing 84 people and injuring at least 303 ...

9 die in Munich attack

MUNICH - An 18-year-old German-Iranian man opened fire in a crowded Munich shopping mall and a nearby McDonald's Friday night, killing nine people and wounding 16 others before killing himself, the chief of police in the Bavarian capital said.Munich police chief Hubertus Andrae told a news ...

Clinton chooses Sen. Tim Kaine as running mate

TAMPA, Florida (AP) - Hillary Clinton named Virginia Sen. Tim Kaine as her vice presidential running mate Friday, adding a centrist former governor of a crucial battleground state to the Democratic ticket.In a text message to supporters, the presumptive Democratic nominee said, "I'm thrilled to ...

Philadelphia set for DNC following quiet GOP rallies

PHILADELPHIA (AP) - As Cleveland breathes a sigh of relief after protests during the Republican convention came and went without mass disruptions and violence, eyes now turn to Philadelphia, the nation's fifth largest city that offers a bigger stage for bigger protests over a much larger ...