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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.

R.C.I.A. / R.C.I.C.

Meets Thursday evenings at 7:00 pm in the rectory. Please check the bulletin to confirm meeing days.

Eat, Pray and Give 2017

This Lent we will gather together each Friday during Lent for a meatless light meal, pray (either Stations of the Cross or Divine Mercy Chaplet) and collect various donations in preparation for Easter. Please include this "fasting, prayer and almsgiving" opportunity to your Lenten promises:

Date Eat Pray Give
3/24 Bread & Soup YM Stations of Cross Paper Products
3/31 Mac & Cheese Divine Mercy Chaplet Shaving Products
4/7 Pizza, Salad Divine Mercy Chaplet First Aid Products

Lenten Parish Mission

St. Ambrose Church will be hosting a Lenten Parish Mission on Sunday-Tuesday, April 2-4, at 7:00 pm in the church. Fr. John Petrikovic, OFM, Capuchin will give the Mission. Mark your calendars!

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.

Married Couples Weekend

WWMEIt's spring gardening time! On your wedding day, you lovingly planted the seeds of a lifelong love relationship. A Worldwide Marriage Encounter Weekend will give you the "gardening tools" you need to help your marriage grow and blossom. The next Eastern Ohio Weekend is on May 5 through 7 at the Clarion Inn, Hudson. For information or to apply call 330-305-9963 or GreatMarriagesOhio.org.

The Sacrament of Confirmation

On Saturday, March 25, at 11:00 am, Bishop George Murry, S.J. will celebrate the Sacrament of Confirmation at St. Columba Cathedral with 26 candidates from St. Ambrose and St. Michael parishes

Help Wanted for Funeral Luncheons

We are very fortunate at St. Ambrose to be able to provide luncheons for bereaving families immediately following the funeral of a loved one. We are in need of volunteers to serve or bake for our funeral luncheons. Please call Kathy Knerem at 330-527-4472 if you can help in any way. Thank you!

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.

PSR & Youth Ministry

Malley Fundraiser

Our PSR students are selling Malley candy bars in four varieties. If you would like to purchase any candy bars, please contact a PSR student or call the rectory at 330-527-4105. Candy orders will be at PSR on April 2. All money for both orders and candy bars is due by April 9.

Lenten Food Drive

Grades K thru 8 will be collecting canned goods and paper products from March 5 thru April 9 for the food cupboard. Students should bring items to PSR. The class that collects the most items per child will enjoy breakfast at McDonald's.

Youth Ministry Stations & Soup and Bread Supper

Join us Friday, March 24, for the Youth Ministry Stations of the Cross at 7:00 pm, followed by a soup and bread meal in the hall at 7:30 pm. A variety of delicious soups, as well as an assortment of breads will be served. Please bring paper products as a donation to the food shelf.

Children's Liturgy

The eighth grade PSR students will be participating at the 5:00 pm liturgy Saturday, April 1.

Jesus Day

A reminder to second grade students and parents...the First Eucharist mini-retreat, "Jesus Day," will be held Sunday, April 2, from 12:30 to 2:30 pm in the St. Ambrose church hall.

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

K of C Open House

The men of St. Ambrose Knights of Columbus are holding an "Open House" the weekend of March 25 and 26. Families are invited to stop by the St. Ambrose Hall Saturday after the 5:00 pm Mass for grilled hot dogs and soft drinks, and Sunday after the 11:15 Mass for coffee, juice, milk and donuts. Please stop by and ask one of the Knights how men 18 yrs. and older can become a member of this outstanding Catholic Men's organization.

Easter Egg Hunt

Every young one is invited to the St. Ambrose annual Easter Egg Hunt on Saturday, April 8. The Youth Ministry Group will provide breakfast at 9:00 am with the Easter Egg Hunt starting at around 10:00 am. Cost for the breakfast is $5 for adults, $4 for seniors and children under 6, and $15 max for family. Come Rain, Snow or Shine!

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 and Picnic

Our annual Bike Blessing at St. Michael Church is scheduled for Sunday, April 30, at 1:00 pm. rain or shine!

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.