Communal Anointing of the Sick is celebrated twice a year to strengthen the spiritual health of the sick.

Anointing Ceremony Saturday, October 13, 2018 5:00 p.m. (Following 4:00 p.m. Mass) Church
Anointing Ceremony Saturday, May 18, 2019 5:00 p.m. (Following 4:00 p.m. Mass) Church


Individual anointing can be arranged by contacting the parish office.

The Giving Tree provides an opportunity to share riches with those less fortunate.  The St. Vincent de Paul Society works to provide holiday meals and gifts to our community and the surrounding area.  From a “tree” in the Gathering Space of the church, hanging envelopes can be taken and filled with a monetary donation.  Envelopes may be returned in the collection basket or mailed to the parish office.

Collection Period    Gathering Space November 24 – December 23, 2018

The Children's Sharing Tree is set up at Christmas time as an effort to collect toys and monetary donations to benefit children, in collaboration with Catholic Charities.

Contact Jayne Sinchak
330-518-5925
Collection Period Gathering Space November 24 – December 15, 2018

 

The Advent Breakfast Series is offered to help us await the commemoration of our Lord’s birth.  A variety of topics and speakers will enhance your knowledge to grow spiritually. Arranged by Christian Formation Commission.

Wednesdays 7:40 – 8:20 a.m.    St. Matthew/Mark Room December 5 - December 19, 2018

 

Communal Penance Services allow individual confessions within the context of community preparation and thanksgiving.

Sunday 3:00 p.m. TBA TBA

 

Oplatki, special blessed bread, is used at the family meal on Christmas Day.

Saturday/Sunday    After all Masses Gathering Space December 15 - 16, 2018

 

The Blessing of Food for your Easter celebration reminds us that God has provided not only for our spiritual needs, but also our physical nourishment.

Food Blessing Saturday, April 20, 2019 Noon Church

Christmas Eve:    4:00 p.m. (Church & Fr. Haidet Social Hall), 7:00 p.m.(Church), & Midnight (Church)

 

Christmas Day:    9:00 a.m. & 11:00 a.m. (Church)

St. Blaise Blessing is celebrated on the weekend closest to the Feast of St. Blaise. This blessing is invoked against diseases of the throat and is based on the legend of St. Blaise curing a child who was choking on a fish bone.

Blessing of Throats  Saturday & Sunday, February 2 & 3, 2019 After all Masses Church

 

The blessing given during this Liturgy asks God to bestow grace and continued blessings on couples celebrating special anniversaries (25th, 30th, 35th, 40th, 50th +) honoring the sanctity and holiness of matrimony.  Brunch follows Mass in Fr. Haidet Social Hall.  Reservations are necessary. Immediate family may be invited.

Contact Parish Office
330-758-2325
Mass and Brunch: Sunday, February 10, 2019 9:00 a.m.     Church & Matthew/Mark Room

The Rosary is recited publicly at the following times:

Weekdays 9:00 a.m. Chapel Year Round
Saturdays 3:30 p.m. Church Year Round
       

 

House Blessing, a sacramental of the Church, is the sprinkling of the house and the family living therein, praying for God to sanctify the home and family.  Requests must be made through the parish office at least one week before the blessing.

Contact

Parish Office
330-758-2325

“Come to Me all of you who are weary and find life burdensome and I will refresh you.”

 - Mattew 11:28


Exposition is an opportunity for individuals to spend personal time in silence and prayer before the Blessed Sacrament.  One hour of your presence is requested.  For information or to commit to a particular time, call Deacon Mike.

Contact Deacon Mike Kocjancic
330-758-2325
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Tuesdays  9:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. Chapel  Year Round

 

 

 

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.

We celebrate the 13 Tuesdays, a novena in honor of St. Anthony of Padua, the Miracle Worker.

St. Anthony of Padua Mass & Novena Tuesdays March 19 - June 11,2019 6:00 p.m.
St. Anthony of Padua Feast Day Thursday June 13, 2019 10:00 a.m.