Sunday, November 29th

Mass • 7:30am - 8:30am
Mass • 9:00am - 10:00am
Mass • 10:45am - 11:45am
Mass • 12:30pm - 1:30pm
Monday, November 30th

St. Andrew the Apostle
Mass • 7:15am - 7:45am
Mass • 8:30am - 9:00am
Tuesday, December 1st

Mass • 7:15am - 7:45am
Mass • 8:30am - 9:00am
Wednesday, December 2nd

Mass • 7:15am - 7:45am
Mass • 8:30am - 9:00am
Thursday, December 3rd

St. Francis Xavier
Mass • 7:15am - 7:45am
Mass • 8:30am - 9:00am

The Giving Tree 2015

The St. Vincent de Paul Giving Tree is up in the gathering space. This tree will be covered with white envelopes labeled, “Giving Tree for St. Vincent de Paul.”
Please take an envelope from the tree and place a monetary donation inside. Return it in the collection basket the following weekend. This money will be used to purchase food and gift certificates for the needy of our parish and community. Thank you for your kind generosity. Let's continue Responding with Gratitude.

Children's Giving Tree 2015

Once again Catholic Charities and St. Charles Parish have joined to help the children in our area and make their Christmas a little brighter!
Take an angel ornament from tree.  The ornaments are in two parts:
1. The angel with the child’s information and wish list for you to take home and attach to the gift when returning
2. Attached to the angel is a yellow box that asks for your name and phone number.  Please fill in information and detach from angel and place in box provided. This information will help Catholic Charities track the gifts to insure they get to the correct child. Gifts are to be unwrappedGifts can be placed in a gift bag or shopping bag with the angel tag securely attached. Gift Cards are to be placed in an envelope marked “Children’s Giving Tree” and placed in the collection basket.  Please put angel tag inside envelope with gift card.
Gifts must be returned to church by Sunday, December 13.  This date will insure the child has a gift to open Christmas morning!
Catholic Charities and the Parish Life Committee would like to Thank You for your generosity and support of this Program!

Did you Remember?

Did you remember to fill out and mail back the parish's Stewardship Intention Form? We are hoping to hear back from all of our parish families.
If you've misplaced it, call the parish office at 330-758-2325 and we will be happy to give you another one.

20th Annual Ladies Advent Brunch

The 20th Annual St. Charles Ladies Advent Brunch on December 5, 2015 from 9:30 a.m. until Noon.

All Women of our parish are invited to attend.
The Ladies Advent Brunch is a beautiful way to welcome the Christmas season and help us keep the true meaning close to our hearts. This is open to all women of our parish. We hope that you will come to relax and enjoy the morning while having the dear men of our parish serve you!

At this time we are looking for those willing to hostess a table. It is rewarding, easy, and fun. Tickets are $13.00 per person or $104.00 for a table of eight. 

For information on becoming a hostess, or to purchase an individual seat please contact Andrea Stamp.

Contact Andrea Stamp
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Immaculate Conception of the Blessed Virgin Mary

Tuesday, December 8, 2014  is a Holy Day of Obligation. It is the Immaculate Conception of the Blessed Virgin Mary. Mass times are 7:00 a.m., 8:30 a.m., 12:10 p.m., and 7:00 p.m.

Advent Communal Penance Service

A Communal Penance Service will be held on Sunday, December 13 at 3:00 p.m. in the Church. We hope you can join us!

Advent Breakfast Series 2015

Christian Formation presents the 2015 Advent Breakfast Series at 7:40 a.m. until 8:20 a.m. on Wednesday(s) in the St. Matthew/Mark Room during the season of Advent.

This year's speakers include:

December 2 Andrew DiPaolo Parishioner & WFMJ Meteorologist
December 9 Dan Wakefield Coordinator of Ursuline Sisters HIV/AIDS Ministry
December 16 Rev. Bernard Dupont, O.P. Associate at St. Dominic Parish, Youngstown



Advent Taizé 2015

Advent Taizé: Monday, November 30, 2015 at 7:00 p.m. in the Chapel.

In a busy world, we need more and more to feed ourselves on the spiritual rock, Christ himself. The prayer of Taizé can help us let go of our own preoccupations and to get in touch with spiritual reality by the contemplation of God. 

Combining candlelight, silence and Scripture with simple chants, we build awareness of God’s presence in ourselves and in community. You are invited to join us in this prayer experience on Monday, November 30, 2015 at 7:00 p.m. in the Chapel.

Advent Wreath and Candles Sale 2015

Advent wreaths and candles will be available for purchase after all Masses, during the weekends of November 21 & 22 and November 28 & 29.  Candles are $4.00 and Wreaths are $6.00.

Advent Bible Study 2015

Advent is a special time of prayer and joyful preparation for the coming of our Lord. Why not take some time out of this busy season to pause with sacred scripture and prepare your heart?

Join Deacon Mike Kocjancic for a two-week journey through the Sunday Mass readings during Advent. Join us Thursday nights, December 10 & 17 in the Chapel.

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.

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