Wednesday, March 27, 2013

Tuesday, March 19, 2013

Good Friday Walk to the Shrine in Carey

UPDATE FOR 2016:  For information on the Frenchtown to Carey Good Friday Walk, click HERE, see bulletin Page 8.  March 25, 2016: Service starts at St. Nicholas chapel, Frenchtown, at 8:40 a.m. (Drivers can get a shuttle from Carey to Frenchtown at 8:15 a.m.)
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Continuing a tradition, there will be a walk from St. Nicholas chapel in Frenchtown to Our Lady of Consolation in Carey, Ohio on Good Friday. 
 Statue of St. Anthony with the Child Jesus.

 8th Station: Jesus Meets the Women of Jerusalem.

Friday, March 15, 2013


After much speculation as to which St. Francis (Assisi? Xavier? de Sales?) our new Pope hopes to emulate with his name, we now know it is indeed Assisi.
But hey, they're all good.
(Image is stained glass window at the former Providence Hospital in Sandusky.)

Tuesday, March 12, 2013

Sunday, March 10, 2013

St. Peter's Chapel, Alvada

Part of All Saints Parish in New Riegel.  Cornerstone gives a date of 1880.

Saturday, March 9, 2013

Benedict on Beauty & Truth

Pope Benedict noted that visiting churches, art galleries and museums can be "where we can stop and contemplate, in the transition from simple, external reality to a deeper reality, the ray of beauty that strikes us, that almost wounds us in our inner selves and invites us to rise towards God."

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Wednesday, March 6, 2013

Good Shepherd, Built to Last

Cleveland Quarries, in existence since 1868, provided the "Berea Sandstone" used in construction of East Toledo's Good Shepherd church.  The sandstone is quarried in the Amherst and Birmingham areas near Lorain.  An interesting list of landmarks constructed from this stone can be found HERE

Saturday, March 2, 2013

In Detroit: Joan of Arc Film & Oratorio

The Detroit Film Theatre will show the majestic silent film "The Passion of Joan of Arc," accompanied by the performance of the oratorio "Voices of Light" by the Rackham Symphony Choir.  Screenings are on Friday, March 22 & Saturday, March 23, 2013.  Full details HERE.