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.

Easter Sunday Mass Schedule for April 21, 2019
7:30 a.m., 9:00 a.m., 10:45 a.m.,  12:30 p.m.

On the most holy night, when our Lord Jesus Christ passed from death to life, the Church invites her children throughout the world to come together in vigil and prayer.  We honor the memory of His death and resurrection by hearing His word and celebrating His mysteries that we may be confident we shall share His victory over death and live with Him forever in God.

Easter Vigil April 20, 2019 7:00 p.m. Church

According to the Church’s ancient tradition, Mass is not celebrated today.  The celebration of the Lord’s Passion consists of four parts:  Liturgy of the Word (which includes the Passion according to John), the Intercessions, Veneration of the Cross, and Holy Communion.

Please come and commemorate our Lord's Passion on Friday,  April 19, 2019 at 3:00 p.m. & 7:00 p.m. in the Church.

 

 

Mass of the Lord’s Supper is a commemoration of the Last Supper at which Christ instituted the Eucharist.  It is also called Maundy Thursday, from the Latin for the new commandment of love, which is exemplified when Jesus washed the feet of his Disciples.
Preceding the Mass of the Lord’s Supper, St. Charles will offer the Seder Meal.  The Last Supper was a Jewish Passover Meal, a “Seder” commemorating the exodus of the Jewish people from Egypt.  Reservations are necessary for limited seating.  Watch the bulletin for more information.

Seder Meal April 18, 2019 5:00 p.m. St. Matthew/Mark Room
Mass April 18, 2019 7:00 p.m. Church

 

Tenebrae, from the Latin term meaning “shadows”, symbolizes our spiritual darkness.  Fourteen candles are extinguished one by one throughout the service, with the Easter Candle, symbolizing Christ, remaining lit, but removed at the end of the service.

Wednesday April 17, 2019 7:00 p.m. Church

 

Evensong, sung Evening Prayer from the Liturgy of the Hours, invites all to come together in unity of heart and voice, in the celebration of the mystery of Christ.

Tuesday April 16, 2019 7:00 p.m. Church

 

Taize combines candlelight, silence, Scripture, and song to build an awareness of our spiritual realities.

Monday April 15, 2019 7:00 p.m. Chapel

 

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

Stations of the Cross, originating in the 14th century, is a religious exercise commemorating the events of Christ’s Passion and Death as related in the Gospels and from early Tradition.

It will take place on Fridays, March 8 - April 12, 2019 at 7:00 p.m.

 

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.

During this most holy season, the Lenten Mission provides an opportunity to renew and strengthen our Catholic faith and beliefs. Arranged by the Christian Formation Commission.

Sunday - Monday March 31 - April 1, 2019 7:00 p.m. Church

 

A Lenten Breakfast Series will be offered.  A variety of presenters discuss topics to enable you to grow spiritually during this period of reflection. Arranged by the Christian Formation Commission.

Wednesdays  7:40 – 8:20 a.m. Matthew/Mark Room March 13 - April 10, 2019

 

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
       

 

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.

Sunday TBA 3:00 p.m.
Sunday TBA 3:00 p.m.

 

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

Ashes, a sign of repentance, are distributed at the beginning of Lent as a sign of our sorrow for all that obscures God’s life within us and to believe in the God News of forgiveness. Ashes distributed during Mass.

Ash Wednesday is Wednesday, March 6, 2019
Mass Times are: 7:00 a.m.,  8:30 a.m, 12:10 p.m., & 7:00 p.m.

“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.