Sisters of St. Francis' continuing mission

TIFFIN — “We ask for the great blessing,” said Bishop Daniel E. Thomas last Friday, June 28, during a special Mass recognizing the 150th anniversary of the Sisters of St. Francis of Tiffin, OH. “That the Lord may continue to speak through our hearts.......

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Sisters of St. Francis 150 Years Celebration

The Sisters of St. Francis celebrated their 150th anniversary Friday morning with a 10 a.m. mass at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Tiffin. Bishop Daniel Thomas of the Catholic Diocese of Toledo led the celebratory mass and lauded the Sisters’ legacy in his homily and......

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Sesquicentennial Corner—July

When St. Francis Home / St. Francis Orphanage, that is, the Citizens’ Hospital and Orphan Asylum, was founded 150 years ago, most of those who came were from the Tiffin area, but after 1871 when a new building was built, they came from all......

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Mayor's Proclamation

WHEREAS, IN 1867 at the height of immigration from Europe and the aftermath of the Civil War in the U.S., Fr. Joseph Bihn, Pastor of St. Joseph in Tiffin, Ohio, purchased land to provide a home for orphans and elders....

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Full responses — Sisters of St. Francis in Tiffin

PUTNAM COUNTY — The Sisters of St. Francis in Tiffin, Ohio is currently celebrating the 150th Anniversary of its founding. Over the years, a significant number of their ranks have come from this area. 17 of the 19 Sisters shared answers to the questions......

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Expressions of faith from those who have lived it

Appreciative of the values they learned growing up in a rural area, thankful for the teachers they themselves had, many of whom were also Sisters, and in possession of a deep faith that only seems to have grown with time - there are many......

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