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:
|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
It'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!
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 email@example.com.
PSR & Youth Ministry
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.
The eighth grade PSR students will be participating at the 5:00 pm liturgy Saturday, April 1.
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.
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.
The 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!