Religion

Doris Mae Montague

Doris Mae Montague, 93, died at 10:43 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 21, 2015, in Heritage Nursing Home, Findlay.Mrs. Montague was born Nov. 24, 1921, in Carey to the late Orvil and Corinne (Pierce) Putnam. She married George Angles Sept. 5, 1943, and they later divorced. She then married Stanley ...

Beatrice J. Reinhart

Beatrice J. Reinhart, 90, of Tiffin, died at 10:17 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 22, 2015, at St. Francis Home.Beatrice was born April 12, 1925, in Tiffin, to Thomas S. and Alice L. (Eck) Frankhart. She married Richard N. Reinhart Nov. 29, 1947, at St. Mary Catholic Church, Tiffin, and he died May 20, ...

Ray L. Weininger

Ray L. Weininger, 77, of 6212 TH 11, Sycamore, died at 9:22 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 22, 2015, at home.He was born Oct. 7, 1938, in Wyandot County to Gier and M. Corrinne (Brandt) Weininger. He married Virginia (Gribben) Weininger Jan. 24, 1959, and she survives.Surviving are the following children, ...

Edwin C. Bailey Jr.

Edwin C. Bailey Jr., 61, of Fostoria, died Tuesday, Oct. 20, 2015, at his home.He was born May 30, 1954, in Toledo, to Edwin and Patricia (Valenti) Bailey Sr.Survivors include a daughter, Cara (Shannon) Smith of Fremont; his fiancee, Mary of the Philippines; a brother, Robert Bailey of Findlay; ...

Sherry Barber

Sherry Barber, 54, of Clyde, died Tuesday, Oct. 20, 2015, at Stein Hospice Care Center, Sandusky.Funeral Arrangements are pending at Foos and Foos Funeral Service, 151 Yorkshire Place, Bellevue.

Edward E. Behm

Edward E. Behm, 91, of rural Fremont, died at his home Thursday, Oct. 22, 2015.Edward was born Sept. 18, 1924, in Bloom Township. Feb. 9, 1952, he married Eunice Hartley in St. Paul Lutheran Church.Survivors include his wife and a sister, Doris Behm of Bloomville.He was preceded in death by his ...

Barbara J. Nycum

Barbara J. Nycum, 84, of Green Springs, died Friday, Oct. 23, 2015, at Elmwood Nursing Home.Mrs. Nycum was born June 10, 1931, in Tiffin, to the late Fred "Bud" and Betty (Houdenshield) Kiesel.Survivors include her six children, James A. (MaryAnn) Nycum of San Marcos, California, Karen ...

Religion briefs, Oct. 17

Community can join choirArea singers are invited to join the Carey Ecumenical Christmas Choir as preparations begin for this year's concert, set for 4:30 p.m. Dec. 13 at the Basilica and National Shrine of Our Lady of Consolation, 315 Clay St., Carey.This year will mark the choir's 44th year of ...

Religion Briefs, Oct. 10

Harvest Prayer Walk set for this morning in BettsvilleA Harvest Prayer Walk is to begin at 10:10 a.m. today at Reflection Ministries, 205 State St., Bettsville. Multiple churches in the village are organizing the walk as a prayer for God's blessing on the community.For more information, call ...

After-school Bible classes in 75th year in Tiffin schools

Weekday Religious Education is in its 75th year of providing Scripture-based lessons and education in the Tiffin public schools. The classes are established by the Weekday Religious Education Committee. This is not a school-sponsored program.Classes are conducted after school, from 2:45 p.m. to ...

Religion briefs, Oct. 3

Gospel singing planned this weekend in Green SpringsThe Heavenly Heirs of Tennessee is to perform at 6 p.m. Saturday and 10 a.m. Sunday at Adams Township Freewill Baptist Church, 6901 TR 190, Green Springs. For more information, call Pastor Paul Tyree and (419) 639-2206.Sacrament of the Sick ...

Reflections on pilgrimage

Around 9 p.m. Monday, buses returned to northwest Ohio carrying pilgrims from the Toledo Diocese back home. Along the way, riders shared their thoughts about the trip to see Pope Francis.Sarah Bursley, 13, and Leighanne Lambert, 11, missed a few days of school to make the trek. They are members ...

Thomas guiding flock

As northwest Ohio Catholics arrived at their hotels Thursday evening, a familiar face was on hand to meet the buses.Daniel Thomas, bishop of the Diocese of Toledo, already had attended three days of the World Meeting of Families, where about 100 nations were represented among more than 17,000 ...

Warren, O’Malley outline goals for joyful families

PHILADELPHIA - The World Meeting of Families ended just before 1 p.m. Friday in downtown Philadelphia. Two renowned speakers shared the podium to deliver the final keynote address: the Rev. Rick Warren, author of "The Purpose-Driven Life," and Cardinal Sean Patrick O'Malley, former archbishop ...

Be cautious about venting marital frustration

Q: Should I share my marital frustrations and problems with my parents and siblings? We're a tight-knit family, and though my marriage isn't in crisis, sometimes I just need to vent.Jim: Only if the sharing, venting and "support" they garner for you are likely to produce positive results in ...

Twist on devotion

PHILADELPHIA - Pilgrimage is an ancient tradition that continues today. A pilgrimage is a journey to a holy place, or in this case, to be near a holy person.Thursday morning, two chartered buses from Fremont and two from Maumee departed with 207 passengers on their pilgrimage to see Pope ...

Historic church gets a makeover

As Tiffin hosts the annual Heritage Festival, Pleasant Ridge United Methodist Church is wrapping up a restoration project that began the first week of June. Matt Moore and Josh Kidwell with Universal Historic Building Restoration of Tiffin did tuck pointing, weatherproofing, glazing and ...

Carey shrine welcomes new rector

CAREY - Father Ray Mallet, a Conventual Franciscan priest, is the new rector at Our Lady of Consolation in Carey. He replaces Father John Stowe, who was named bishop of Lexington in March. A native of Toledo, Mallet is to celebrate his 40th year as a priest in March 2016."I was raised in the ...

Religion briefs, Aug. 1

Gospel music coming to fair, festivalGospel music is to fill the Entertainment Building at the Seneca County Fair 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Sunday. Scheduled performers include Between Here & Heaven, HeartSong, Donna Sue, Francie Bond, One Voice, Living Miracles, Jimmy Potridge, His Servants, ...

Religion briefs, July 25

St. Gaspar plans Summer FestSt. Gaspar del Bufalo Church's annual Summer Festival is to begin at 11 a.m. Sunday. Chicken or ribs and ham dinners are to be served until 2 p.m., and a kids' land is to be open until 3 p.m.Raffles for baked goods and crafts are planned, with a raffle ticket drawing ...