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St. AmbroseSt. Michael

St. Ambrose

10692 Freedom St., Garrettsville

Mass Times
Saturday: 5:00pm • Sunday: 11:15am
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday: 8:00am
Holy Days: Check the Bulletin

Sacrament of Reconciliation
1st Saturday of the Month, 4:00pm

On Line Giving

Support the Food Bank

On the first Sunday of the month, St. Ambrose parishioners show their generosity by “brown bagging” donations for the local food pantry. Please consider bringing a bag of non-perishable food or cleaning products. Just leave your bag in the vestibule as you arrive for Mass. Thank you!

Ministry of Care: Prayer Request

If you have a special prayer request, please contact Trish Danku. You can call Trish at home in the evenings at 330-802-2463 or email her at gdanku@neo.rr.com. Please put St. Ambrose Prayer Team in the subject line when you email her. We would also like to invite you to become a member of the Ministry of Care. There are no meetings to attend – all that is required is 5 to 10 minutes daily in prayer to ask for God's blessings on those people who are in need of prayer. If you are interested in joining, please call the rectory.

Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults

The R.C.I.A. is a formation process for adults (18 years of age and older) who wish to become Catholic. Classes are held in the rectory or church hall for learning, faith sharing and fellowship. The culmination of the R.C.I.A. is at the Easter Vigil at which time we will celebrate the sacraments of initiation: Baptism, Confirmation and Eucharist. If you or someone you know may be interested in becoming Catholic and being involved in the R.C.I.A. classes, please call the rectory at 330-527-4105.

Italian Night Reservations

CRHP Renewal Team will be taking reservations for the Italian Night after all the weekend Masses. Lasagna dinners are $12 and children’s pasta dish is $6 with a cap of $50 for family of five and over. You can choose either Traditional, Spinach Alfredo or Eggplant Lasagna. They are all delicious. The dinner will be held on Jan. 26 from 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at St. Ambrose. The meals can be paid for the night of the dinner.

Presentation of the Gifts

The book for the entire 2019 year is available in the vestibule for parishioners to sign up to present the gifts of bread and wine at our weekend liturgies. If there is a special occasion (birthday, anniversary, etc.) that you would like to reserve to bring up the gifts, please be sure to sign up early. All parishioners are invited and encouraged to present our gifts at Mass. Please take a few moments and sign up.

Old Palms for Ash Wednesday Ashes

Please bring your old palms to church. On Sunday, March 3, our Youth Group will participate in a prayer service in which the palms will be burned. The ashes from the burned palms will be used on Ash Wednesday. Place palms in the basket in vestibule.

Save the Date

Adjust Your Sights and Find Your Pray St. Joseph Men’s Renewal Team will be hosting a two-day gathering of men coming together in faith to deepen their relationship with Jesus Christ and with other Christian men. The weekend will be held on Feb. 16 –17 at St. Joseph Church, 11045 St. Joseph Blvd., Mantua. Free for all men 18 years and older. Register online:http://bit.ly/SJMensRenewal or complete registration form on counter in the vestibule and return.

Knights of Columbus Steak Fry

Save this date - Saturday, Feb. 23. It's never too early to start thinking about Summer, and it's never too early to imagine a fabulous steak grilled to perfection by your Knights of Columbus! More information to come.

Marriage Preparation Retreat Day

The next diocesan-sponsored one-day marriage preparation retreat days for engaged couples will be held on Saturday, Feb. 2, at the St. Columba Cathedral Hall, Youngstown. Reservations are required. To view the entire 2019 schedule, visit www.doy.org and click on the Office of Pro-Life, Marriage and Family Life tab under “Ministries.”

Married Couples

Worn out from the Holidays? Feeling stressed? Are you looking for a way to avoid the winter blahs? Bring some warmth and refreshed intimacy back into your marriage with a Worldwide Marriage Encounter Weekend. Winter dates: Feb. 15-17 at the Hartville Comfort Suites. Info: www.GreatMarriagesOhio.org or call 330-305-9963.

Women’s Renewal

The Christ Renews His Parish St Ambrose/St. Michael Women's Renewal will be held on May 4-5 at Camp Asbury.

PSR & Youth Ministry


Confirmation classes will be held at JAG Elementary School from 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. in Room PD1. All candidates and their sponsors are required to attend. The schedule is: Jan. 13, Jan. 20, Feb. 3, Feb. 10, Feb. 17. Confirmation retreat will be Jan. 26 & 27 at St. Joseph in Mantua. Confirmation will be held on April 6 at 1:00 p.m. at St. Columba Cathedral.

K of C

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.

Charity Fundraiser

CalsThe 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!

St. Michael

9736 East Center St., Windham

Mass Times
Sunday: 9:00am
Tuesday: 9:00am
Holy Days: Check the Bulletin

Sacrament of Reconciliation
1st Sunday of the Month, 8:15am

Valentine’s Day Special Bingo

St. Michael will be hosting a Valentine’s Day Special Bingo on Sunday, Feb. 10. We will have a raffle table, 50/50, and a bakery raffle table. Games start at 1:30 p.m. Please come out and support St. Michael Church! If you cannot attend, please consider donating a new, unused item for our raffle table. Contact Karen (330-326-2972), Tricia (330-326- 1230), or Tess (330-978-1160) for inquiries and donations.

Hall Rental

If you would like to rent St. Michael Parish Hall, please contact Barry Cree (330-326-2420) or Karen Olson (330-326-2972).

Mailing Reminder!

When sending any mail to St. Michael Church, please use the following mailing address: St. Michael Church, 10692 Freedom Street, Garrettsville, OH 44231.