Tuesday, August 26, 2014

Artwork handed on from Bishop Schrembs . . . to Bishop Thomas

At a Aug. 26 morning press conference, Bishop Daniel Thomas noted that he received a piece of artwork from now-deceased Cardinal John Foley -- the piece was originally owned by the first bishop of the Toledo Diocese, Bishop Joseph Schrembs.  Full story over at Catholic Philly

Toledo's new Bishop: Bishop Daniel E. Thomas

Currently Auxiliary Bishop of Philadelphia, more details at the Deacon's Bench blog HERE.

You can see a short vocations video by Bishop Thomas HERE.

Wednesday, August 20, 2014

St. Nicholas, Miller City

Designed by architect William Ginther, dedicated in 1902.  Note the dormers along the roof, no longer there.  Image courtesy of the Walleye Warrior's ebay collection -- see more post cards HERE.

Sunday, August 17, 2014

St. Joseph, Sylvania

Post card of earlier St. Joseph church in Sylvania -- I think this is the first church, built in 1871; a second church was built in 1930.  The current church was built in 1967.