Friday, March 6th

Mass • 7:15am - 7:45am
Mass • 8:30am - 9:00am
Rosary • 9:00am - 10:00am
Exposition • 9:00am - 12:00am
CMHS debate team mtg • 10:00am - 12:00pm
Saturday, March 7th

Sts. Perpetua, Felicity, and Companions
Exposition • 12:00am - 9:00am
Catholic Men's Fellowship • 7:00am - 9:00am
Reconciliations/Confessions • 2:30pm - 3:30pm
Confessions • 2:30pm - 3:30pm
Rosary • 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Mass • 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Sunday, March 8th

St. John of God
Mass • 7:30am - 8:30am
SCS basket raffle • 9:00am - 1:00pm
CCD • 9:00am - 10:30am
Choir rehearsal • 9:00am - 10:00am
JAM • 9:00am - 11:30am
Mass • 9:00am - 10:00am
Mass • 10:45am - 11:45am
Mass • 12:30pm - 1:30pm
Private event • 12:30pm - 5:00pm
Baptisms • 2:00pm - 3:00pm
8th Gr CCD • 2:30pm - 4:00pm
Ablaze • 6:00pm - 7:00pm
SCC- T Sell • 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Monday, March 9th

St. Frances of Rome
Mass • 7:15am - 7:45am
Mass • 8:30am - 9:00am
Rosary • 9:00am - 10:00am
Fr. Balasko Bible Study • 12:00pm - 1:30pm
CCD • 5:30pm - 8:00pm
Stewardship commission • 6:00pm - 7:00pm
St Vincent dePaul • 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Youth Passion practice • 8:00pm - 9:00pm
Athletic Club • 8:30pm - 9:30pm
Tuesday, March 10th

Mass • 7:15am - 7:45am
Mass • 8:30am - 9:00am
Rosary • 9:00am - 10:00am
Over 55 • 12:00pm - 3:00pm
1st Fri Club of Greater Yo • 4:30pm - 6:00pm
Handbells • 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Christian Formation • 7:00pm - 8:30pm
K of C; Fr Venglarik Council • 7:00pm - 8:00pm

St. Charles Borromeo Parish Mission 2015

St. Charles Borromeo Parish Mission 2015
"Easter Peace: Reflections on the Peace Prayer”
Sunday, Monday, Tuesday
March 15, 16, & 17, 2015
7:00 p.m.

Franciscan Friar Johnpaul Cafiero, a native of New York/New Jersey, will lead our Parish Mission.  Father Johnpaul has doctorates in theology and psychology, and a Master’s Degree in Counseling.  He is a teacher and retreat director, international preacher, counselor and teacher on both the high school and university levels, and the former Vocation Director for his Order. He currently is a Chaplain of the Illinois State Police.

An enjoyable and faith strengthening experience for junior high students through senior citizens.  Parishioner, as well as family, friends, and neighbors, are encouraged to attend.  This Mission will touch the heart of EVERYONE!

Lenten Bible Study 2015

Looking for a way to enhance your Lenten Journey?
Want to learn more about Sacred Scripture?

Bible Study
facilitated by Pastoral Associates, Deacon Mike Kocjancic & Diana Hancharenko

Join us for a six-week journey through the Sunday Mass readings during Lent- Thursday nights (February 19- March 26) at 6:30 p.m. in the St. Luke Room.

Please bring your own bible if you have one. Other materials provided. No previous knowledge of scripture is needed.

Advanced registration is suggested, but not required. Please call the parish office for more information 330-758-2325.


Lenten Breakfast Series 2015

Christian Formation presents the 2015 Lenten Breakfast Series at 7:40 a.m. until 8:20 a.m. in the St. Matthew/Mark Room during Lent.

This year's speakers include:

March 4, 2015 Knights of Columbus Representatives  
March 11, 2015  Sue Trewella St. Charles Parishioner
March 18, 2015  Dr. Lois Cavucci Lumen Christi Catholic Schools President/CEO
March 25, 2015 Representatives of 8th Grade Confirmation Class  

Lenten Communal Penance Service 2015

Communal Penance Services are held during Advent and Lent. The service allows individual confessions within the context of community preparation and thanksgiving. During Lent, various parishes offer a Communal Penance Service.

Communal Penance 7:30 p.m. St. Michael March 16, 2015
Communal Penance 7:30 p.m. St. Nicholas March 17, 2015
Communal Penance 7:30 p.m. Holy Family March 18, 2015
Communal Penance 7:30 p.m. St. Charles March 19, 2015

Operation Rice Bowl

Operation Rice Bowl is a program of sacrificial giving to feed the poor on local and global levels.  Rice bowls and program booklets will be available in the Gathering Space during Lent for your convenience.

Families or individuals fast or eat simple meals and place the savings in a symbolic “Rice Bowl.”  The money, collected prior to the Mass of the Lord’s Supper on Holy Thursday, is given to the Diocese for distribution to agencies, which feed the poor.

St. Anthony Mass & Novena 2015

St. Anthony Mass and Novena
Tuesdays at 6:00 p.m.
March 17 – June 9, 2015
Mass in church followed by prayers to the Saint
We celebrate the thirteen Tuesdays, a novena in honor of St. Anthony of Padua, the Miracle Worker.
A novena is a specific time set aside on a regular basis to focus in prayer on specific intentions. Saint Anthony is our “partner” in prayer and a channel for God’s wonders to bring about change and healing.

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Fr. Rogers HomilyPodcast
by Rev. Philip Rogers
Fr. Rogers' Second Sunday of Lent homily.
Date: 3/1/15
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  • Mary Ann grew close to God and his people during her short life. The youngest of eight, Mary Ann was born in Quito, Ecuador, which had been brought under Spanish control in 1534. She joined the Secular Franciscans and led a life of prayer and penance at home, leaving her...