Slug: CTY XMASPIC24 01 The Blade/Jeremy Wadsworth Caption: Amy Firsdon of Oregon, Ohio, comforts her daughter Samantha, 6, Friday, 12/24/10, during the Christmas Eve Mass at the Rosary Cathedral in Toledo, Ohio. Bishop Leonard Blair is the celebrant.
Amy Firsdon of Oregon comforts her daughter, Samantha, 6, above, during a Christmas Eve Mass at Holy Rosary Cathedral.
Slug: CTY XMASPIC24 02 The Blade/Jeremy Wadsworth Caption: Bishop Leonard Blair is the celebrant Friday, 12/24/10, during the Christmas Eve Mass at the Rosary Cathedral in Toledo, Ohio.
The Most Rev. Leonard Blair, bishop of the Catholic Diocese of Toledo celebrates mass at Holy Rosary Cathedral. Messages of hope and charity were interwoven with stories of the miracle of Christ's birth during similar services conducted throughout the area Friday as residents prepared to celebrate one of the most holy of Christian holidays.
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