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St. AmbroseSt. Michael

St. Ambrose

10692 Freedom St., Garrettsville

Mass Times
Saturday: 5:00pm • Sunday: 11:15am
Monday, 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 call Don Neu ( evenings) at 330-367-9262, email him at djncep@yahoo.com, or put your prayer requests in the collection basket. 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 Don.

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.

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!

Grief Gathering

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 (wcrhp2018@gmail.com), 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.

Women's Renewal

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.

Wedding Anniversaries

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

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.

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

Bike Blessing

The annual St. Michael Bike Blessing will be held next Sunday, April 29, rain or shine! Many items are needed to make this a success; desserts, side dishes, pop, water and monetary donations. In addition, we are looking to borrow coolers and pop -up tents. Donations can be dropped off on Thursday from 5:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. or after the 9:00 a.m. Sunday Mass. For more information, contact Tess Crofford at 330-978-1160. Please make sure to label any items we are borrowing so that we can return them to you.

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.