An inclusive Vatican II Eucharistic Community

Toledo, Ohio

Upcoming Events

 

Sunday

January 14, noon-1:30 pm

Demonstration for Peace: CLOSE GITMO NOW!

–against intervention, occupation and war, to condemn remote control killing by drone warfare and to amplify the demand for justice so peace can prevail.

Talmadge and Sylvania, Northwest Ohio Peace Coalition


Monday

January 15, 8:30 am

MLK Day Mass with prayers for peace, justice, and racial harmony

Our Lady Queen of Peace Chapel at Sylvania Franciscan Village.


Tuesday

January 16, noon- 1 pm

TED Talks on Tuesday

Social Justice:  Is It Still Relevant in the 21st Century?

Presented by Charles Robbins.

Bring your lunch, watch the TED Talk, and engage in stimulating conversation about important issues of our day.

Franciscan Center Board Room.

Free and open to the public.


Wednesday

January 17, 6:30 pm

Advocates for a Clean Lake Erie (ACLE) Meeting

Grace Lutheran Church, 4441 Monroe Street

Here’s the ACLE website


Saturday

January 20, 10 am

“Empowered through Unity,” Our City

Our Future Mayor’s Inaugural MultiFaith Prayer Service,

Warren AME Church, 915 Collingwood, Toledo.


Sunday

January 21, 3:30 pm

Unity March

Begins at the Toledo Loves Wall at 13th and Adams,  and conclude at Trinity Episcopal Church at 316 Adams Street.


Tuesday

January 23, 1pm

Building a Bridge between LGBT People and the Church

Elephants in the Living Room Forum presented by Fr. James Martin, SJ.

IBEW Hall, 1358 Abbott Street, Detroit, MI

A light lunch will be served at noon.  RSVP Tom Kyle at tom.j.kyle1939@gmail.com or at 248-513-9960 if you would like to have lunch.


Saturday

January 27,  9:30 am-noon

3rd Annual MultiFaith Prayer Breakfast to Stop Human Trafficking

Keynote speaker Dr. Celia Williamson.

UAW Hall, 2300 Ashland, Toledo.

Bring a hygiene item.


Sunday

January 28, noon-1:30 pm

Demonstration for Peace

–against intervention, occupation and war, to condemn remote control killing by drone warfare and to amplify the demand for justice so peace can prevail.

Douglas and Sylvania, Northwest Ohio Peace Coalition


Tuesday

January 23, 7:30-9 pm

Global Climate Disruption: How Do We Know? What Can We Do?

Presented by  Dr. Andy Jorgensen, UT Associate Professor of Chemistry
and Environmental Sciences.

Franciscan Theater and Conference Center.  Presented by Science Alliance for Valuing the Environment (S.A.V.E.)

Free and open to the public.


Thursday

February 1, noon-1:30 pm

First Thursday Luncheon Series

“Local Efforts to Keep the Paris Accord”

Presented by Chris Vickers, WTOL Meteorologist

St. Paul’s Lutheran Church, 428 N. Erie Street, Toledo.

RSVP to FirstThursdayToledo@gmail.com one week in advance.

Info: Fr. John Blaser, 419-344-1295; or Rev. Pete Bowmer, 419-243-4214.

$15 at the door.


Sunday

February 11, noon-1:30 pm

Demonstration for Peace

–against intervention, occupation and war, to condemn remote control killing by drone warfare and to amplify the demand for justice so peace can prevail.

Secor and Bancroft, Northwest Ohio Peace Coalition


Monday

February 12, noon-1:30 pm

Dinner and a Book

Shared reading experience of Left to Tell:  Discovering God amidst the Rwandan Holocaust,

by Immaculee Ilibagiza.

Books are available at All Good Things Art & Gift Shop at Lourdes University.

$10 includes dinner and the book.

Info: 419-824-3515 or ereiter@sistersosf.org.


Saturday

February 24, noon-3 pm

14th Annual Seed Swap

Scott High School, 2400 Collingwood Ave

Just show up and get five free seed packets.

Food, raffle, kid’s activities, gardening displays (including Tree Toledo!)

Additional parking available in the UAW lot.

Free and open to the public.


Sunday

February 25, noon-1:30 pm

Demonstration for Peace

–against intervention, occupation and war, to condemn remote control killing by drone warfare and to amplify the demand for justice so peace can prevail.

Reynolds and Airport Highway, Northwest Ohio Peace Coalition


Thursday

March 1, noon-1:30 pm

First Thursday Luncheon Series

“Being Muslim in America Today”

Presented by Dr. Samina Z. Hasan, Practitioner in Family Medicine

St. Paul’s Lutheran Church, 428 N. Erie Street, Toledo.

RSVP to FirstThursdayToledo@gmail.com one week in advance.

Info: Fr. John Blaser, 419-344-1295; or Rev. Pete Bowmer, 419-243-4214.

$15 at the door.


Sunday

March 11, noon-1:30 pm

Demonstration for Peace

–against intervention, occupation and war, to condemn remote control killing by drone warfare and to amplify the demand for justice so peace can prevail.

Conant and Anthony Wayne Trail, Northwest Ohio Peace Coalition


Tuesday

March 13, 7:30-9 pm

The Third Battle for Lake Erie

Presented by Advocates for a Clean Lake Erie, an environmental grassroots organization founded in Toledo to protect the Western Lake Erie basin and the communities that
depend on it.

Franciscan Theater and Conference Center.  Presented by Science Alliance for Valuing the Environment (S.A.V.E.)

Free and open to the public.


Thursday

April 5, noon-1:30 pm

First Thursday Luncheon Series

“Issues Facing Returning Citizens: Re-Entry Challenges to Ex-Offenders”

Presented by Thomas E. Luettke, Criminal Justice Coordinating Council Reentry Coordinator

St. Paul’s Lutheran Church, 428 N. Erie Street, Toledo.

RSVP to FirstThursdayToledo@gmail.com one week in advance.

Info: Fr. John Blaser, 419-344-1295; or Rev. Pete Bowmer, 419-243-4214.

$15 at the door.


Tuesday

April 24, 7:30-9 pm

Our Sustainable Future—Ready or Not, Here We Come!

Presented by John Krochmainy, co-founder of Northwest State Community College’s “Education for Sustainability” and SAVE Board Member.

Franciscan Theater and Conference Center.  Presented by Science Alliance for Valuing the Environment (S.A.V.E.)

Free and open to the public.


Saturday

April 28, 4 pm

Sylvania United Church of Christ’s Chidester Lecture Series

“Unlearning God”

Lecture by Quaker pastor, author, and speaker Philip Gulley, followed by Q&A.

Sylvania UCC, 7240 Erie Street, Sylvania, OH 43560

Tickets $15 at the door.


Wednesday

June 20

World Refugee Day


Saturday-Sunday

June 23-24

Crosby Festival of the Arts

weekend at Toledo Botanical Gardens