Samson, living too close to the edge

Samson, living too close to the edge

“Faster than a locomotive. More powerful than a speeding bullet. Able to leap tall buildings in a single bound. Look! Up in the air! It’s ...

February 25th, 2021 |  


Shrine offers Lenten learning series

Shrine offers Lenten learning series

MARIA STEIN – The Maria Stein Shrine Adoration Guild is offering a Lenten Season Learning Series, presented by Sister Joyce Ann Zimmerman, C.PP....

February 24th, 2021 |  


What is true love?

What is true love?

After just celebrating Valentine’s Day I was thinking a lot about true love. I found a form of true love when me and my wife of almost 28 years ...

February 18th, 2021 |  



God’s gifts to man

God’s gifts to man

This coming Sunday will be Valentine’s Day (Men don’t forget!). We often give gifts to our significant other, whether it may be flowers, c...

February 11th, 2021 |  


Processions planned

SIDNEY — Armor of God Rosary Processions will be held in Wapakoneta and Sidney.On Saturday, Feb. 13, at 2 p.m., participants will meet at St. Jo...

February 10th, 2021 |  


Free pancake dinner at shrine

MARIA STEIN – On Shrove Tuesday, Feb. 16, 2021, also commonly referred to as “Fat Tuesday,” the Maria Stein Shrine of the Holy Relic...

February 10th, 2021 |  


You are not enough, but God is

You are not enough, but God is

You are not enough.The Bible passage says that we should “love your neighbor as yourself” (Mark 12:31). It struck me that this raised the ...

February 4th, 2021 |  


The 2 most important commandments

The 2 most important commandments

History tells us that in the early days of Christianity, people of the faith of Jesus Christ had to meet in secret, fearful of their safety should the...

January 28th, 2021 |  


The in-trodden path

“Ye have not passed this way here to fore.”The Israelites were about to cross the river and enter the promised land.The New Year adventure...

January 20th, 2021 |  


St. John Bosco fundraiser set

MARIA STEIN – On January 31, the Maria Stein Shrine will be celebrating the Feast Day of Italian Priest, St. John Bosco, with a meal from Bella&...

January 20th, 2021 |