Catholic Charities News

For all media inquiries regarding Catholic Charities Diocese of Toledo, please contact Deborah Boyce, Communications & Public Relations Director, at 419.214.4868 or email dboyce@toledodiocese.org

Media Releases

OREGON, OH—The Oregon Meijer's Simply Give program is once again supporting Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Toledo​'s Helping Hands of St. Louis ministry now through Saturday, December 29, 2018. When you purchase $10 Simply Give donation cards at the Oregon Meijer, located at 1725 S. Wheeling Street, Oregon, OH, you enable Helping Hands of St. Louis to provide for thousands of hungry men, women and children! "Please help us fulfill  Read more

PERRYSBURG, OH— The Catholic Business Network's speaker series continues on Tuesday, December 4, 2018. Our speaker will be Ms. Amy Miller, the creator and founder, behind GraceandMimi.com, a website dedicated to sharing God moments, prayers and inspiration for living a life of Christian action. She will discuss "The Gift of Presence."    Read more

TOLEDO, OH—To show support for life, people of all faiths are invited to join our ecumenical Prayer Vigil for Life led by Bishop Daniel E. Thomas, on Saturday, November 17, at 10 a.m., at St. Francis De Sales Chapel, 501 Cherry Street, Toledo, OH. Following the Prayer Vigil, Bishop Thomas will lead a Procession to ProMedica Headquarters, 100 Madison Avenue in Toledo. The prayer vigil is being held to peacefully protest the transfer agreement ProMedica signed in February, 2018, with Capital Care Network, Toledo’s... Read more

FREMONT, OH—Suffering from a past abortion? You're not alone. Abortion can affect extended families—prospective parents and grandparents, siblings, family members and friends. This “Hope and Healing Weekend” retreat, hosted by Project Rachel, is for women who have already begun the journey of healing from abortion and seek a deeper and closer relationship with God. Connect with local support and resources and explore other women’s experiences.  Read more

TOLEDO, OH—On Wednesday, Nov. 14, beginning at 6 p.m., join Rev. Michael Geiger, from Blessed Sacrament Catholic Church in Toledo, OH, and the pro-life community of Northwest Ohio for a prayer vigil at Toledo’s last remaining abortion facility. The hour-long prayer vigil will be on the sidewalk of Capital Care Network, 1160 W. Sylvania Ave., Toledo, OH. Come be a peaceful witness to the dignity of every human life, born and unborn, by standing for one hour to pray for the... Read more

TOLEDO, OH—October is designated as “Respect Life Month.” Join us as we pray and seek God’s grace that we will save more lives than ever during our ecumenical 40 Days for Life campaign! The campaign runs in Northwest Ohio through Sunday, November 4. You can... Read more

MANSFIELD, OH—Catholic Charities Diocese of Toledo is hosting "The Effects of Poverty in the Workplace" seminar for employers to learn how to prevent the influences of poverty from affecting productivity in the workplace. The seminar is scheduled for Tuesday, November 13 from 8:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. at the James W. Kehoe Center Auditorium, 175 Mansfield Ave., Shelby, OH. Doors open at 8 a.m. SEATING IS LIMITED. Registration Required by November... Read more

TOLEDO, OH—Join us for Helping Hands of St. Louis Annual Coat Fest on Saturday, Oct. 13, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., at 443 Sixth Street, Toledo, OH. Volunteers assist children and adults "shopping" for free coats, boots and winter clothing accessories.  Helping Hands of St. Louis Clothing Center is looking for donations of gently used men’s tennis shoes and boots, especially sizes 10 and up; children’s boots; and warm coats, hats and gloves. Clothing Center... Read more

TOLEDO, OH—Join Bishop Daniel E. Thomas​ and the pro-life community of Northwest Ohio for the annual Diocese of Toledo ​Mass to Celebrate the Dignity of Life & Eucharistic Procession. The Mass will be held Saturday, October 6 at 9 a.m. at St. Catherine of Siena Parish, 4555 N. Haven Ave., Toledo, OH. Reverand Michael Geiger, Reverand Gerald Knueven, Reverand Paul Schreiner, Reverand Anthony Coci, and Reverand Francis Speier will be... Read more

PERRYSBURG, OH—One of the greatest losses a parent can face is the death of a child. Have you or someone you love experienced a loss due to a stillbirth, miscarriage, ectopic pregnancy, early infant death or abortion? Join Msgr. Marvin Borger for a Mass & Memorial Service Celebrating the Mercy of God, on Thursday, September 20, 2018, at 6:30 p.m., at  Read more

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Catholic Charities makes real the love God has for each individual regardless of faith or background, by serving the poor, speaking for and assisting the neglected and forgotten, respecting and promoting life from beginning to end, and nurturing and supporting individuals and families.

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