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Please support the monthly Food Bank "Brown Bag" 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!
Welcome Our New Pastor
We welcome Reverend Stephen Zeigler as our new pastor.
Immediately following all the March 9 Masses, there will be a light reception in the church hall to welcome Fr. Steve. Please be sure to join us and introduce yourself.
Bible Study Bible Study will be held in the rectory Monday, March 10, at 7:00 pm. All are welcome!
Weekday Mass Schedule Please note that the weekday Mass schedule has changed:
• Saint Ambrose: Monday, Thursday, and Friday at 8:00 am. • Saint Michael: Tuesday at 9:00 am. • No weekday Mass on Wednesdays.
Lenten Calendar Calendars are available in the vestibule listing the various prayer opportunities for the season of Lent as well as the schedule for the Communal Penance Services and Holy Week liturgies at our parishes Please be sure to pick one up if you did not get one.
CD and Youth Ministry News • Youth Ministry News - Youth Ministry students involved in the Stations of the Cross will meet in the hall Sunday, March 9, at 9:30 am.
• CCD Candy Fundraiser = Order forms for candy orders are due, Sunday, March 9. Candy bar sales will continue.
• Children’s Liturgy - The seventh grade CCD students will be participating at the 5:00 pm liturgy Saturday, March 15. All CCD students are encouraged to attend.
Divine Mercy Chaplet Wednesday, March 12, we will pray the Divine Mercy Chaplet at 7:00 pm at St. Ambrose Church.
2014 Bishop’s Appeal The Bishop’s Appeal for Catholic Charities and Church enables our Diocesan Church to provide traditional programs which meet pastoral needs and enhance Jesus’ Mission in our time and place. Please make your sacrificial commitment to the 2014 Bishop’s Appeal for Catholic Charities and Church. Our parish goals are: St. Ambrose $14,060.00 and St. Michael $4,788.00.
Miracles of Jesus and Stations of the Cross St. Ambrose Parish is having a special presentation of the “Miracles of Jesus” which will be performed in shadows (acted out in person, on a stage behind a large white plastic screen, with a bright light showing only their shadows), on Wednesday, March 19 at 7:00 pm in the church. The shadow “Stations of the Cross” will also be performed on Friday, March 21 at 7:00 pm in the church.For more information, please contact Rich or Char Cermak at 330-527-2140.
Knights of Columbus • 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 Knights of Columbus meet the second and fourth Monday of each month at 7:30 pm in the St. Michael hall.
+ + Check the bulletin for other meeting times and K of C events + +
Food Cupboard The Windham Knights of Columbus has started an ongoing
food drive through St. Michael’s Church. Canned vegetables,
canned soup, cereal and peanut butter are the most needed
items. However, any non-perishable items are fine. Please
check the expiration date before donating. We would like to
thank you for your generosity in advance.
Stations of the Cross
Friday, March 14, at 7:00 pm, the Stations of the Cross will be prayed at St. Michael.
The Ladies Guild will meet Sunday, March 16, after the 9:00 am Mass in the church hall. All ladies are welcome
St. Patrick’s Day Dinner Dance St. Michael will be hosting a St. Patrick’s Day Dance on Saturday, March 15, at 6:30 pm in the parish hall. Music provided by the “Flip Flops.” We will also have a Chinese Auction and a 50/50 drawing! We will be serving corned beef, cabbage, potatoes, salad, bread/butter and dessert, coffee and punch. It will be BYOB! The cost is only $15.00 per person. RSVP by March 9 to Tricia at 330-326-1230, Tess at 330-898-3254 or Karen at 330-326-2972 for reservations!
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).
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Boy Scouts of America Troop 62 (4062) of the Boy Scouts of America meets in the St. Ambrose church hall on Thursday evenings at 7 pm. The troop is located in Garrettsville Ohio and covers Garrettsville, Windham and Hiram.
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June through August
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Through our baptism, we, the family of Saint
Ambrose Roman Catholic Church, are chosen and called to be the body of
As a community of faith, we gather to give
thanks and praise to God through prayer, worship, and the celebration
of the sacraments.
Gifted by God and guided by the Holy Spirit,
we continue the mission of Jesus by sharing our faith and reaching out
to others in justice, mercy, and love.
Together, we strive to grow stronger in our
love for God and one another.
Ministry of Care Prayer Requests
If you have a special prayer request, please let Vi McCarty know. You can call Vi in the evenings at 330-527-4139, e-mail her at vmccarty1@ neo.rr.com, or put your prayer
requests in the collection basket. Please continue to enroll friends and family members to
receive prayers through the Ministry of Care. If you are interested in joining, please call Vi.
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