Volunteer Appreciation Dinner/Dance
Volunteer Appreciation Dinner/Dance will be held today, Sunday, April 22, at the K of C Hall in Mantua. Theme is “St. Ambrose is the tree and we are its branches.” Those that made reservations, please arrive at 4:00 p.m. for social hour. Dinner will be served at 5:00 p.m. Enjoy the time with our St. Ambrose volunteers!
The second of six sessions will be held this Wednesday, April 25, from 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. in the church hall. Please call the rectory at 330-527-4105 if you wish to attend so that we can plan accordingly.
It’s Not Too Late!!!
Any women still wanting to attend this year’s 2018 CRHP Women’s Renewal at Camp Asbury on May 19-20, can still turn in completed invitations in the following ways: during the Sunday collections, via email (firstname.lastname@example.org), or by contacting Megan Gibbs at 330-978-8420 or Chistina Dorrance at 216-534-1310. Come and see!
Night to Honor Mary
A Night to Honor Mary will be held Friday, May 4, at 7:00 p.m. at St. Columba Cathedral, Youngstown, and on Friday, May 11, at 7:00 p.m. at St. Michael the Archangel Parish, Canton. The Most Rev. George V. Murry, S.J., Bishop of Youngstown, will preside at both of these devotional services. All are invited to this Prayer Service that will include scripture readings, a homily, hymns and recitation of the rosary.
Married Couples Weekend
Athletes and musicians practice hours to become the best. Professionals work hard to become successful. How many hours have you devoted to making your marriage the best it can be? Attend a Worldwide Marriage Encounter Weekend and give your relationship the attention it deserves. Weekends are presented by trained Catholic couples and a priest. Next weekend will be held on May 4-6. Sign-ups and info call 330-305- 9963 or www.GreatMarriagesOhio.org.
Reception For Jackie
Join us in celebrating Jackie Kable’s 30 years as our hardworking director of religious education. Plan to attend a farewell reception in the church hall (SA) after the 11:15 a.m. Mass on, Sunday, May 13.
The Annual Christ Renews His Parish St Ambrose/St. Michael Women's Renewal will be held on May 19-20, 2018 at Camp Asbury in Hiram.
We Love Bowling!!!
The Parish Social Life Committee is hosting a Family & Friends Bowling on Sunday, May 27, from 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. Free bowling, pizza, pop, water and prizes. Let’s fill all the lanes at Sky Lanes in Garrettsville. We are great at socializing and eating, not sure about bowling, but it’s always a good time!! Call Kathryn at 330-569-3454 or Dolores at 216-990-3588 to reserve a spot.
The Office of Marriage and Family Ministry, Diocese of Youngstown, will be sponsoring two Wedding Anniversary Celebrations honoring couples who will observe their 25th, 40th, 50th and over, wedding anniversary in 2018. The first celebration will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Sunday, June 3, at St. Columba Cathedral, Youngstown. The celebration will be offered again at 2:00 p.m. on Sunday, Oct. 21, at St. John the Baptist Church, Canton.
PSR & Youth Ministry
Malley’s Candy Sale
All monies were due on March 25. If you still owe candy money, it can be turned in at PSR today.
PSR and Youth Ministry End-of-Year Program
Sunday, April 29, brings to a close our PSR and Youth Ministry school year. To help celebrate the occasion, we will present a special program which will include a slide show and graduation. Please plan on joining us. The festivities begin at 10:00 a.m. at the J. A. Garfield Elementary School.
First Eucharist Practice
First Eucharist Practice will be on Saturday, May 5, at 11:00 a.m. at St. Ambrose Church. All students and at least one parent are expected to participate at practice.
First Eucharist will be celebrated on Sunday, May 6, at 1:30 p.m. at St. Ambrose Church. We have five receiving the sacrament this year. Please remember these children and their parents and families as they join us around the Eucharistic table. May the Communion they receive throughout their lives nourish and strengthen them to walk in the footsteps of Jesus.
Knights of Columbus
K of C Meeting Times
St. Ambrose Council 11801 - Meets the second (business) and fourth (social) Monday of each month at 7:30 pm in the St. Ambrose hall.
Windham K of C - The Windham K of C meets the second and fourth Monday of each month at 7:30 pm in the St. Michael hall.
Please check the weekly bulletin for schedule changes.
The St. Ambrose Knights of Columbus is hosting a charity fundraiser through Cal's restaurant in Garrettsville that benefits the K of C/Charles Abraham Scholarship fund and Garrettsville-Nelson Food Shelf. Download and print a copy of the Cal's flyer, dine at Cal's and present the flyer on the listed dates. Flyers are also available in the church vestibule. Download and print the Cals Flyer
Labels For Education
St. Ambrose Knights of Columbus are teaming up with J. A. Garfield Schools for a "Box Tops for Education"/"Labels for Education" drive. The school receives money for every UPC label and box top submitted. There is a collection box in the back of the Church for you to deposit your labels. Please help the kids and JAG Schools. Thank you!