Tuesday, August 9, 2016

Sorrowful Mother Shrine on Facebook

Wonderful photos of Sorrowful Mother Shrine in Bellevue on their Facebook page -- check it out HERE.

Tuesday, July 26, 2016

Celebrating Arabic Culture at the Feast of Assumption in Carey


For 100 years, families of Arabic heritage have gathered at Our Lady of Consolation shrine in Carey for the Feast of the Assumption.  In 2016, there will be a celebration of Arabic music and dancing at Carey's Waterworks Park:


CAREY, OHIO PREPARES FOR ANNUAL FESTIVAL
FEATURING ARABIC HERITAGE MUSIC AND DANCING
100TH YEAR AT CAREY’S WATERWORKS PARK
AUG 12 – 15, 2016
IS THIS THE LAST HURRAH FOR THE PARK FESTIVAL?
MANY HOPE THIS WILL NOT BE AND GO ON FOR MORE YEARS
  
The annual Festival at Shrine Park at Carey, Ohio is held annually during the National Shrine Church of Our Lady of Consolation – in honor of the Feast of the Assumption.  Visitors come from all over the U.S. praying at the Shrine Church, and later participating in the entertainment at Waterworks Park.

The park itself will feature Arabic music, entertainment and dancing – a vibrant experience for all.

In past years, entertainers and musicians included Derwood Anter, Sammy Jacobs, Phil Sahadi, Francis Saad, Ed Deeb, Al Joseph, Tommy Abraham, Joe Budway, Al Mansour, Joe Balady, and many others.  They turned Shrine Park into an annual Festival of Arabic heritage.  People come from all over the U.S. for both the entertainment as well as to pray at Our Lady of Consolation Church

Again, the dates are:  Aug. 12, 2016 to Aug. 15, 2016
Waterworks Park, Carey, Ohio – honoring
Our Lady of Consolation Church in Carey
This reunion is coordinated by Derwood Anter and Ed Deeb - For more information, contact Derwood at (602) 500-6161 or Ed at (586) 393-8801

Tuesday, July 5, 2016

Historical Marker at Holy Angels, Sandusky

A historical marker has been placed at Holy Angels church in Sandusky, telling the story of the oldest church structure in the Toledo Diocese.  The William G. Pomeroy Foundation provided funding.  Read more in the Sandusky Register HERE.

Monday, June 27, 2016

Tiffin Manufacturing Company: an 1897 Profile


From Tiffin's 75th Anniversary Souvenir book, published in 1897: 
"The business of this firm extends into every part of the United States. … Besides manufacturing pews, pulpits, confessionals, altars, altar railings, station frames, pedestals, prie-dieus, vestment cases and baptismals, they also import thousands of dollars’ worth of statues for altar purposes direct from France."


Some earlier posts about Tiffin Manufacturing Company -- click HERE.