Welcome to the Catholic Community of
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.

Welcome to St. Ambrose and St. Michael

We welcome Fr. James Lang and Fr. James Van Oss to St. Ambrose and St. Michael. Father Lang will be presiding at our weekend liturgies and Fr. Van Oss will be presiding at our weekday liturgies.

Summer Mass Schedule

Our current Mass schedule continues throughout the summer. Masses on Sunday will be at 9:00 a.m. at St. Michael and will remain at 11:15 a.m. on Sunday at St. Ambrose. The Saturday Vigil Mass at St. Ambrose remains at 5:00 p.m.

St. Joseph’s Summer Festival - Randolph

… will be held this weekend July 12, 13, and 14. Festival hours are Friday from 6:00 p.m. until 11:00 p.m., Saturday from 3:00 p.m. until 11:30 p.m. and Sunday from 12:00 p.m. until 10:00 p.m. Please note date change!

St. Joseph of Mantua - 56th Annual Ox Roast Fair

July 19th - 6:00 p.m. to 11:30 p.m.
July 20th - 1:00 p.m. to 11:30 p.m.
July 21st - Noon to 10:00 p.m.
Family Fun For All Ages - Delicious Food - Rides - Games - Contests - Prizes - A/C Dining Hall - Indoor Casino & Silent Auction - Tractor/Truck pulls - Live Entertainment

Chicken Dinner/Car Show

SS. Edward and Lucy Parish will be hosting a chicken dinner/ car show on Sunday, August 18, from 11:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. at St. Edward Church, 16150 Center Street, Parkman, OH.

What are you doing on Tuesday nights?

Come play bingo with us in the church hall and support our parish’s PSR and Youth Ministry programs. The doors open at 5:45 p.m. and Early Bird Bingo begins at 6:45 p.m. Regular bingo begins at 7:00 p.m. Your first packet (good for all evening with nine cards per game) is only $13.00. Each additional packet is only $3.00 more! Jackpots begin at $400.00 and 48 numbers, and adds one number and $15.00 each week. Each regular bingo game pays $25.00. Come and see how much fun you can have playing bingo with friends!

Bingo Needs Help

The bingo program at St. Ambrose is in DESPERATE need of workers. We need kitchen help, we need cashiers, and we need people to work the floor. None of these jobs are hard but we need someone who is committed to helping out once a month on a regular basis. If you can commit to one night a month (or more if you can), please contact the rectory at 330-527-4105.

High School Graduating Seniors of 2019

The annual Knights of Columbus Higher Education Scholarship will be chosen this summer. This scholarship of $500 will be awarded to a graduating senior in this year’s class, based on registered status of your family within St. Ambrose parish and a regular attendee of the Youth Group. The scholarship will be used for any higher education that you pursue and will be distributed after a successful fall semester. Applications and guidelines are available here or in the vestibule.

Save the Date

St. Ambrose K of C Steak Fry - August 17, 2019

PSR & Youth Ministry

Youth Ministry Hosts Blood Drive

As in the past our youth group will be hosting the blood drive Thursday, July 18. We need youth group volunteers to help out and make this drive successful. Please call Matt Ryser at 330-646-7975, if you would like to volunteer.

PSR and Youth Ministry Registration

Any student wishing to attend PSR (preschool to grade 8) or Youth Ministry (grades 9 to12) and is not currently attending must fill out a pink registration form found in the church vestibule. Place the registration form in the collection basket, drop it off at the rectory, or mail it to the church. Please include a copy of the student’s baptismal certificate. Preschoolers must be age four by September 30.

Prayers Are Needed

I am currently in desperate need of persons to fill the openings in our PSR Program. I need the following spaces to be filled: 4th grade – Aide, 5th grade – Aide, 6th grade – Catechist, 6th grade – Aide and Stories & Scriptures (once a month). Please prayerfully consider donating an hour of your time on Sunday mornings to the faith education of our youth. We are the teachers of God’s word and we need to pass on our love of God and our Catholic faith to the future of St. Ambrose. If you have any questions, please don’t hesitate to call Sue Pickett at the Rectory (330-527-4105) or cell (330-204-5568). Thank you for helping the development of our faith in our youth!

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

Hall Rental

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

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.