New bishop to lead prayer service in city on Thursday

By JACK PALMER Staff Writer Published:

Bishop Leonard Blair, the newly-installed bishop of the Diocese of Toledo, will lead an evening prayer service Thursday at 7 p.m. at St. Johns Catholic Church. Blair will also meet privately with a group of area priests prior to the service. Following the service, a public reception will be held in the church basement. The new bishop was formally installed as the dioceses seventh bishop on Dec. 4.