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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

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.

Daily Mass Intentions

We are in need of intentions for our weekday Masses. If you have a special intention or would like to have a deceased loved one remembered, please call us at the rectory. The Mass intentions for our weekend Masses are scheduled for the next several months. However, there are plenty of dates open for our weekday Masses. The usual stipend is $10.00.

CHRP Italian Night

CRHPCRHP Renewal Team will be taking reservations for the Italian Night after all the weekend Masses. Lasagna dinners are $12.00 and children's pasta dish is $6.00. You can choose either Traditional, Spinach Alfredo or Eggplant Lasagna, they are all delicious. The dinner will be held on Jan. 28 from 5:00 to 8:00 pm. The meals will be paid for the night of the dinner.

Masses for Life

The Diocese of Youngstown will host two Masses for Life as a prayerful reminder that we must protect and nurture human life at every stage of its existence. Bishop Murry will preside at the Masses for Life on: Saturday, Jan. 21, at 1:00 pm at St. Paul Parish (North Canton, 241 S. Main Street) Sunday, Jan. 29, at 4:00 pm at St. Columba Cathedral (Youngstown, 159 W. Rayen Ave.) All are welcome; no reservation needed; donations accepted.

March for Life

Buses are being organized in various locations throughout the Diocese of Youngstown to take pilgrims to the annual March for Life in Washington, D.C. on Jan. 27. To find a bus near you, please contact the Office of Pro-Life, Marriage and Family Life at dschmidt@youngstowndiocese.org or call 330-744-8451, ext. 272.

Worldwide Marriage Encounter

WWMENeed the perfect gift for your spouse this Christmas? Better than power tools or jewelry…better than a romantic dinner… even better than a cruise…give your spouse the gift of your time and love by taking him/her on a Worldwide Marriage Encounter Weekend. The next Worldwide Marriage Encounter Weekend will be held in Hudson at the Clarion Inn and Conference Center on Feb. 17-19. Applications/further info available online: www.GreatMarriagesOhio.org or call 330-305-9963. Call today and make your good marriage a great marriage!

Project Rachel

Do you know someone who is suffering because of an abortion in their past? Encourage them to seek confidential care after abortion at Project Rachel of Northeast Ohio by calling the Office of Pro-Life, Marriage and Family Life at 330-744-8451, ext. 272 or at dschmidt@youngstowndiocese.org.

Old Palms for Ash Wednesday Ashes

Please bring your old palms to church. On Sunday, Feb. 26, 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 (Mar. 1). Place palms in the basket in the vestibule.

Called to Be Holy

"God chose us before the world began to be holy." God has chosen each person in Christ for a particular vocation. If He may be calling you to be holy through a vocation to the priesthood, diaconate or consecrated life, please contact Father Christopher Luoni at cluoni@youngstowndiocese.org. or call 330-744-8451.

Chicken Dinner Festival 2017

This year we will host our 58th annual Chicken Dinner Festival, and it's time to begin planning! The Festival Committee will meet Wednesday, Jan. 25, at 7:00 pm in the church hall to begin making preliminary plans. As always, we welcome everyone to attend. We can always use more help and ideas in planning the Chicken Dinner Festival. Be sure to join us!

Altar & Rosary Society

The ladies of the Altar & Rosary Society will meet Sunday Jan. 29, after the 11:15 am Mass in the church hall. They will be setting up the calendar for the new year.

Volunteer Appreciation Dinner - Save This Date

On Saturday, April 22, we will once again have a dinner for all adult men and women who volunteered in any capacity throughout the past year at St. Ambrose parish. The dinner will take place at the Knights of Columbus Hall in Mantua (State Rte. 44) at 7:00 pm. Social Hour begins at 6:00 pm.

PSR & Youth Ministry

Confirmation Session

Eligible students and their sponsors will have their second formation session, Sunday, Jan. 22, at 12:30 pm in the St. Ambrose church hall.

PSR and Youth Ministry Fees

The fee for PSR and Youth Ministry students is $20.00 per child with a $30.00 family limit. Fees can be paid anytime during regular CCD or Youth Ministry hours.

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

Knights of Columbus Steak Fry

Save this date - Saturday, Feb. 25! 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.

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

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).

Bingo at St. Michael

Doors open Thursdays at 5:30 pm. Games start at 7:00 pm in the parish hall.