Religion

Novena Aug. 6-14 in Carey

CAREY - The Basilica and National Shrine of Our Lady of Consolation plans the annual novena to Our Lady of Consolation in preparation for the feast of her assumption Aug. 6-14. The annual celebration is the largest event at the shrine.This year's novena preacher is the Rev. David Schalk, pastor ...

Sycamore UCC lawn social Aug. 8

Sycamore United Church of Christ is to host its annual lawn social 4:30-6:30 p.m. Aug. 8.The menu is to include chicken, bratwurst, hot dogs, coney dogs, chicken noodle soup, potato salad, baked beans and homemade pies. Beverage choices are to include lemonade, ice tea, coffee and water.The ...

‘Catholic voice of Seneca County’

By MaryAnn KromerCorrespondentmkromer@advertiser-tribune.comCatholic radio station WSJG-FM celebrated with a kick-off event Wednesday evening at St. Joseph Catholic Church.The Rev. Joseph Szybka, pastor at St. Joseph, gave a welcome and called the radio station "the Catholic voice of Seneca ...

Members of Emanuel AME give witness to God’s faithfulness

The steadfast love of the Lord never ceases, his mercies never come to an end; they are new every morning; great is your faithfulness. -Lamentations 3:22-23When I read or hear this Bible passage, right away I begin to hum the words of the great hymn, "Great is Thy Faithfulness," written by ...

Emotional affair should mean end of friendship

Question: Should we terminate our friendship with another couple after the man and I became involved in an emotional affair? It's over now, and our spouses have taken a firm but conciliatory attitude toward the whole thing. We've suspended our normal get-togethers for the time being. At some ...

Briefly, June 20

Church bake saleCAREY - Our Lady of Consolation National Shrine is to host a bake sale 4-7 p.m. June 27 and 9 a.m.-1 p.m. June 28. The volunteer bakery, under the direction of the Rev. Paul Faroh, will be offering Fruit of the Farm pie with rhubarb, black raspberries, strawberries and red ...

Kromer to retire from Advertiser-Tribune after 19 years

A familiar face who has told countless stories of charitable efforts, overcoming odds and talented performers is bidding farewell to her full-time position at The Advertiser-Tribune.MaryAnn Kromer, The Advertiser-Tribune's beat reporter for lifestyle and entertainment, is retiring Friday. An ...

Chorus to perform in Melmore auditorium

MELMORE - The Millstream Singers men's choral group of Findlay is to appear on the stage of the Pitman-Stoner auditorium at 7 p.m., Thursday in the 1910 Eden Town Hall in Melmore. The event is free and seating is on a first-come, first-served basis.Members of the Great Lakes Male Chorus ...

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, ...