Diocese of Toledo, Ohio

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From the Pastor

January 15/16 bulletin article

Posted by Sara Freed on 1/16/22

Dear Friends,

            Thank you for the birthday wishes, cards, and gifts. You are all so kind and generous. As I have told people my age (35), I can’t believe old/young I am.

            For the next eight weeks, this bulletin column will approach the topic of the Beatitudes, ... Read More »

January 8th/9th Bulletin Article

Posted by Sara Freed on 1/04/22

Dear Friends,

            Last week, I mentioned New Year’s resolutions involving prayer. I simply want to provide brief and simple ways to incorporate prayer throughout the day, everyday. At the start of the day, upon waking up, you can simply pray these words from the Psalms, “This is the ... Read More »

January 1st/2nd Bulletin Article

Posted by Sara Freed on 12/27/21

Dear Friends,

            Merry Christmas & Happy New Year! We celebrate the Solemnity of the Epiphany of the Lord, sometime known in times gone by as “Little Christmas.” Traditionally, the Epiphany was celebrated yearly on January 6. Beginning on December 25 and leading up to the traditional date of ... Read More »

December 25th/26th Bulletin Article

Posted by Sara Freed on 12/27/21

Dear Friends,

            Merry Christmas!! Glory to God in the highest!

            There are some things we often hear regarding Christmas, with “Jesus is the reason for the season” being possibly the most common. We can also say that you can’t celebrate Christmas without Christ; you also can’t celebrate ... Read More »

December 18th/19th Bulletin Article

Posted by Sara Freed on 12/27/21

Dear Friends,

            As we approach Christmas, we recall last week’s bulletin column: God sent His Son to rescue us from the powers of darkness, from the powers of sin, death, and the devil. God sent His Son to rescue us from the slavery in which humanity had lived ... Read More »

December 11th/12th Bulletin Article

Posted by Sara Freed on 12/27/21

Dear Friends,

            Rejoice! That’s the watchword of this Gaudete Sunday. Gaudete comes from the Introit (Entrance Antiphon) for this Mass, and it’s a Latin word, meaning “Rejoice!”

            Rejoicing ought to be a part of the bulletin column this week. Two weeks ago, we explored the questions of ... Read More »

December 4th/5th Bulletin Article

Posted by Sara Freed on 12/27/21

Dear Friends,

            In last week’s column, I discussed God creating the world, the universe with humanity as the pinnacle of that creation. I mentioned how God created everything for us, out of a superabundance of love for us, so that we may share in His life. When asking ... Read More »

November 27th/28th Bulletin Article

Posted by Mary Young on 11/23/21

Dear Friends,

As I mentioned in last week’s column, I would like to spend some time discussing the Gospel, the Good News, of Jesus Christ. We could call it Salvation History or the story of Christianity. Whatever we call it, this story should captivate us, inspire us, overwhelm us. ... Read More »

November 20th/21st Bulletin Article

Posted by Mary Young on 11/17/21

Dear Friends,

Viva Christo Rey! Long live Christ the King!

There is a term out there to describe people living in the United States of America in the Year of our Lord 2021: WEIRD—Western, educated, industrialized, rich, democratic. Especially with regard to us being “educated,” we implicitly view ourselves ... Read More »

November 13th/14th Bulletin Article

Posted by Mary Young on 11/09/21

Dear Friends,

We heard from Deuteronomy 6 a few Sundays ago, and Jesus reiterated it when asked which is the first of all the commandments: “Hear, O Israel! The Lord is our God, the Lord alone! Therefore, you shall love the Lord, your God, with your whole heart, and ... Read More »

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