ST. PAUL PARISH, Salem, holds bingo Tuesday evenings in the school gym. Early-bird games begin at 6:50 p.m. Proceeds benefit the church and school. Information: Frances, 330-337-7215.
ST. JOSEPH PARISH, Canton, holds bingo at 6:30 p.m. every Monday in the church hall.
ST. MARY PARISH, Massillon, holds bingo at 6:30 p.m. every Tuesday in the school gym.
HOLY FAMILY PARISH, Navarre, holds bingo at 7 p.m. Fridays in the St. Clement Church hall. Doors open at 4:30 p.m.
ST. JOAN OF ARC, Streetsboro, holds senior games at 1 p.m. the third Monday of each month.
ST. BARBARA PARISH, Massillon, holds bingo with doors opening at 4:30 p.m. on Wednesdays; games begin at 6:30 p.m. in the Parish Life Center.
ST. ROSE PARISH, Girard, holds bingo with doors opening at 5:30 p.m. every Wednesday; regular games begin at 6:30 p.m. in the school gym. Proceeds benefit school and parish.
ST. AMBROSE PARISH, Garrettsville, holds bingo every Tuesday in the church hall. Early bird games at 6:45 p.m. Proceeds benefit religious education.
ST. MICHAEL PARISH, Windham, holds bingo on Thursdays, with doors opening at 5:30 p.m. Games begin at 7 p.m. in the parish hall.
ST. ANGELA MERICI PARISH, Youngstown, hold bingo every Tuesday with early bird beginning at 6:50 p.m. in the social hall.
ST. JAMES PARISH, Waynesburg, will hold bingo on Tuesdays with doors opening at 5:30 p.m., and bingo starting at 6:30 p.m. in the parish hall. Cost: $15 a 9-on packet. Food and beverages available for purchase.
HOLY APOSTELS PARISH, Youngstown, holds bingo every Friday, with doors opening at 5 p.m., at 545 N. Belle Vista Ave. Proceeds benefit the parish. Information: 330-792-1174.
ST. MARY/ST. BENEDICT PARISH, Canton, holds bingo every Sunday, with doors opening at 4:30 p.m. at the St. Benedict social hall. Information: 330-453-2110.
SS. PHILIP AND JAMES PARISH, Canal Fulton, holds bingo with the doors opening at 6 p.m. on Saturdays in the parish hall. Food and beverages will be available for purchase. Proceeds to benefit the school and parish.
GENEVA-MADISON KNIGHTS OF COLUMBUS will host a charity golf outing beginning with noon registration and a 1 p.m. shotgun start Aug. 27 at Hemlock Springs Golf Club, Harpersfield. Cost: $65 per person or $250 per team. Steak dinner will follow. Information: 440-862-5442. Outing will benefit the Mya’s Women Center.
THE FR. VENGLARIK K OF C COUNCIL 11915, Boardman, will host its 6th annual 5K Run/1 Mile Walk at 9 a.m. June 25. Cost: $17 for the run; $12 for the walk or $20/$15 race day. Information: 330-301-0453.
ST. COLUMBA CATHEDRAL, Youngstown, will hold a “Christmas in July” Bingo Card Party at 1 p.m. July 10 in the parish hall. Cost: $6 with a light lunch provided. Tickets available after Mass or by calling Rosa Tirado at 330-519-7576.
ST. CHRISTINE PARISH, Youngstown, will hold its 63rd annual festival June 23-26. Rides, nightly entertainment, games of chance, cornhole tournament and fair foods will be part of this event. Thursday night will be Kids Night 6-9 p.m. with free hot dogs, chips and drink and discounted ride band. Admission to the festival is $3. Children 10 and under accompanied by an adult are free.
ST. LOUIS PARISH, Louisville, will hold its 127th annual festival July 15-17. The hours are 5-11 p.m. July 15 and 16 and 4-9 p.m. July 17. Nightly entertainment will be provided by Café 80’s on July 15 and 16 and Little Rock on July 17. Carnival rides, games of chance, a beer garden, raffles and food will be highlights of this event.
ST, JOSEPH PARISH, Mantua, will hold its 53rd annual Ox Roast Fair July 15-17 on the parish grounds. Hours: 6-11:30 p.m. July 15; 1-11:30 p.m. July 16; and noon-10 p.m. July 17. Activities will include a 5K run/walk, antique tractor pull, raffles, karaoke contests, nightly entertainment including “Country Fried,” “2 Guys, 12 Strings,” “Disco Inferno,” “7 Bridges,” and a talent stage. For more information, visit the website at http://www.stjosephmantua.com/ox-roast-fair.
VACATION BIBLE SCHOOL
ST. CHARLES PARISH, Boardman, in collaboration with Westminster Presbyterian and Bethel Lutheran Church, will host a Vacation Bible School 10 a.m.-12:30 p.m. on July 11-15 at Westminster Presbyterian Church. The program entitled “Safari: An Adventure through the Scriptures” is open to children ages 4-8 and will include Bible stories, arts and crafts and music. Cost: $10 per child, with maximum of $25 for family with three or more children.
ST. JOSEPH PARISH, Canton, will hold a prayer service of the Holy Rosary and Evening Prayer at 4 p.m. June 5. This service is led by Lay Leader of Prayer Denny Kinkead and is offered on the 1st Sunday of every month.
ST. JOSEPH PARISH, Canton, prays the Novena of the Miraculous Medal every Monday after the 8 a.m. Mass.
ST. PETER OF THE FIELDS PARISH, Rootstown, offers the Novena to the Infant Jesus of Prague after the 8:30 a.m. Mass every Friday. Also, special novena prayers are offered to St. John Neumann for Bishop George Murry, S.J., and the needs of the diocese in this time of reorganization.
ST. JOSEPH PARISH, Alliance, prays the Novena of the Miraculous Medal after 8 a.m. Mass Mondays.
SS. CYRIL AND METHODIUS PARISH, Youngstown, offers the Miraculous Medal Novena at 8:30 a.m. every Tuesday.
ST. JOSEPH THE PROVIDER PARISH, Campbell, holds a Miraculous Medal Novena and St. Anne Novena at 7 p.m. every Tuesday. Information: 330-755-0266.
ST. MARY PARISH, Warren, holds a Perpetual Novena in Honor of Our Lady of the Miraculous Medal, following the 12:05 p.m. Mass every Monday. The parish has had this devotion for 70 years.
OUR LADY OF PERPETUAL HELP PARISH, McDonald, holds a Novena to the Blessed Mother each Wednesday after the 8 a.m. Mass, followed by Benediction
ST. MARY PARISH, Massillon, offers the Miraculous Medal Novena each Monday at the 8:15 a.m. prayer service and in the evening at the 7 p.m. Mass.
QUEEN OF THE HOLY ROSARY PARISH, Vienna, holds Benediction and Miraculous Medal Novena after 9 a.m. Mass on Wednesdays.
ST. CHRISTINE PARISH, Youngstown, holds the novena to Our Lady of the Miraculous Medal at 6:30 p.m. Tuesdays in the church, 3165 S. Schenley Ave., Youngstown. Rosary and Benediction included. Call 330-792-3829. Saunders personally funded the event with books, medals, rosaries and holy cards for many years.
EUCHARISTIC ADORATION –
ST. BARBARA PARISH, Massillon, will hold Eucharistic Adoration after the 8 a.m. Mass on the first Thursday of each month until before the 8 a.m. Mass on the first Friday, in the church. Information: 330-833-6898.
ST. DOMINIC PARISH, Youngstown, holds Exposition of the Blessed Sacrament 8:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m. every Tuesday and Thursday in the church, followed by Benediction.
OUR LADY OF MT. CARMEL PARISH, Youngstown, is in its 16th year of the apostolate for Perpetual Adoration. Anyone wishing to spend an hour a week before Jesus in the Blessed Sacrament should call the rectory at 330-743-4144.
HOLY FAMILY PARISH, Poland, holds Eucharistic Adoration the 2nd Thursday of each month 8:30 a.m.-7 p.m.
SACRED HEART OF MARY PARISH, Harrisburg, holds Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament 9 a.m.-noon the second Thursday of every month.
ST. PATRICK PARISH, Kent, holds Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament on Tuesdays, beginning with Mass at 8:30 a.m. and ending at 6:30 p.m.
ST. JOSEPH PARISH, Randolph-Suffield, holds Eucharistic Adoration 7 p.m. Tuesdays to 7 p.m. Wednesdays in the church.
ST. PETER OF THE FIELDS PARISH, Rootstown, holds Eucharistic Adoration 9 a.m.-6 p.m. the first Thursday of each month in the Oratory Church.
ST. JOAN OF ARC PARISH, Streetsboro, holds Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament 9 a.m.-9 p.m. Thursdays in the chapel. Information: 330-626-3424.
ST. JOSEPH PARISH, Alliance, holds Perpetual Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament every week, beginning at 9 a.m. Monday and continuing until midnight Thursday, in the St. Dominic Chapel of the Schwartz Center.
ST. MARY PARISH, Massillon, holds Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament each Wednesday 9 a.m.-5 p.m. in the parish office on First Street N.E.
ST. PAUL PARISH, Salem, holds 24-hour Eucharistic Adoration at 8 a.m. every Thursday until 8 a.m. Friday. The rosary is prayed at 6 p.m. every Thursday during Adoration. Information: Mimi, 330-222-2467.
ST. JOSEPH PARISH, Maximo, holds Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament the First Friday of each month 9 a.m.-9 p.m. Call Terry Duerr at 330-875-8162 or Mary Ann Campbell at 875-2734.
LITTLE FLOWER PARISH, Middlebranch, holds Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament Tuesdays after the 8 a.m. Mass until Wednesday before the 8 a.m. Mass. Call 330-966-7230 or 330-497-1087.
HOLY FAMILY PARISH, Navarre, holds Eucharistic Adoration 8:30 a.m.-10:30 p.m. Thursdays, in St. Clement Church, followed by reposition of the Blessed Sacrament.
HOLY SPIRIT PARISH, Uniontown, holds Eucharistic Adoration 7:30 p.m. every Monday.
ST. JAMES PARISH, Waynesburg, holds Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament noon-6:45 p.m. every Monday. Benediction follows 6:45-7 p.m. Bible study is 7-8 p.m.
OUR LADY OF MT. CARMEL PARISH, Niles, holds Eucharistic Adoration beginning with the 12:05 p.m. Mass on Mondays until 3 p.m. During Benediction, the Divine Mercy Chaplet and Novena are prayed.
QUEEN OF THE HOLY ROSARY PARISH, Vienna, holds First Friday Eucharistic Adoration 10 a.m.-7 p.m.
ST. BARBARA PARISH, Massillon, holds Eucharistic Adoration after 8 a.m. Mass the First Thursday through the First Friday of every month.
ST. JOSEPH PARISH, Massillon, holds Eucharistic Adoration 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Fridays in the church, closing with Benediction.
ST. MARY/ ST. BENEDICT PARISH, Canton, hold Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament on the First Friday of every month, after the 8:30 a.m. Mass, with Benediction at 5 p.m., at St. Mary Parish, 1602 Market Ave. S., Canton.
OUR LADY OF MT. CARMEL BASILICA, Youngstown, continues its 21-year tradition of perpetual Eucharistic Adoration. Anyone wishing to spend one hour a week, day or night, morning or evening can call the basilica office at 330-743-4144. The basilica is fully secured 24 hours a day.
SACRED HEART OF MARY PARISH, Harrisburg, prays the rosary at 6:35 p.m. every Monday and offers a Mass for Peace at 7 p.m. Information: 330-875-2827.
ST. AMBROSE PARISH, Garrettsville, prays the rosary at 4:30 p.m. every Saturday in the church.
ST. PATRICK PARISH, Kent, prays the rosary at 6 p.m. the first Tuesday of the month, to pray for an end to abortion.
ST. JOAN OF ARC PARISH, Streetsboro, prays the rosary at 8:05 a.m. before weekday Mass or communion service.
ST. JOSEPH PARISH, Alliance, prays the rosary and other prayers at 10:30 a.m. Wednesdays in the Schwartz Center.
REGINA COELI PARISH, Alliance, prays the rosary at 7:35 a.m. Tuesdays before the 8 a.m. Mass.
ST. PAUL PARISH, Salem, holds a rosary cenacle at 6 p.m. every third Thursday in the rectory meeting room. Information: Chris, 330-332-1664.
ST. JOSEPH PARISH, Maximo, prays the Rosary for Life before all weekend Masses – at 7 p.m. on Saturdays; 8 a.m. and 10:30 a.m. on Sundays.
ST. WILLIAM PARISH, Champion, prays the rosary at 8 a.m. Sundays.
ST. ROSE PARISH, Girard, prays the rosary at 8 a.m. before the weekday Mass and at 7 p.m. Mondays.
OUR LADY OF PERPETUAL HELP PARISH, McDonald, prays the rosary at 7:20 a.m. every Sunday.
ST. STEPHEN PARISH, Niles, Morning Rosary Group prays the rosary at 10:30 a.m. Sundays and at 8 a.m. weekdays.
ST. MARY PARISH, Massillon, prays the rosary each day before the 8:15 a.m. Mass.
ST. JOSEPH PARISH, CANTON, will pray the Holy Rosary every Saturday at 3:30 p.m. in front of the Blessed Mother’s Altar before the 4:30 Vigil Mass in the church. Everyone is welcome.
HOLY HOUR –
ST. MARY’S IMMACULATE CONCEPTION PARISH, Canton, celebrates a holy hour at 7:30 a.m. Wednesdays, followed by the 8:30 a.m. Mass.
WALSH UNIVERSITY, North Canton, holds Eucharistic Holy Hour in Le Mennais Hall chapel Sunday evenings. Exposition of the Blessed Sacrament is at 7:15 p.m. and recitation of the rosary at 7:45 p.m., followed by Benediction and reposition of the Blessed Sacrament. Information: T.O. Bennett, 330-497-6149.
SS. CYRIL AND METHODIUS PARISH, Youngstown, holds Devotion to St. Dymphna every Thursday after the 8:30 a.m. Mass.
SS. CYRIL AND METHODIUS PARISH, Youngstown, Friends of St. Hannibal di Francia and The Pious Union of Divine Will meet the second and fourth Saturday of each month for 12:45 p.m. Mass and Chaplet of the Divine Will, followed by prayer meeting.
NATIONAL SHRINE OF ST. DYMPHNA, Massillon, holds the novena to St. Dymphna following the 4 p.m. Mass each Tuesday. The Shrine is located at St. Mary Church. Information: 330-833-8478.
ST. BRENDAN PARISH, Youngstown, holds evening prayer (Vespers) at 6 p.m. each Monday in the church.
WALSH UNIVERSITY, North Canton, offers a Mass and prayers for priests the third Thursday of every month. Mass is at 7 p.m.; Eucharistic holy hour with rosary and Benediction is at 8 p.m. Information: T.O. Bennett, 330-497-6149.
NATIONAL SHRINE OF ST. DYMPHNA at St. Mary Church, Massillon, offers a 4 p.m. Mass on Tuesdays followed by novena to St. Dymphna, the patroness of mental and emotional health. Information: 330-833-8478.
ST. PATRICK PARISH, Kinsman, holds a Catholic charismatic prayer group 7:30-9 p.m. after Mass every Tuesday in the church.
QUEEN OF THE HOLY ROSARY PARISH, Vienna, Saint Pio Prayer Group in honor of the Sacred Heart invites interested persons to attend Mass, followed by Benediction, at 7 p.m. the First Friday of each month.
ST. ANNE’S UKRAINIAN (BYZ.) CATHOLIC CHURCH Padre Pio Prayer Group meets at 11 a.m. the first Wednesday of each month for Mass, rosary and Benediction at the church, 4310 Kirk Road, Austintown. Information: 330-652-4923 or 330-647-3833.
ST. MARY PARISH, Massillon, broadcasts its Sunday 9:30 a.m. live Mass on 1060 AM WILB Radio and on www.livingbreadradio.com.
BLESSED SACRAMENT PARISH, Warren, will offer Stations of the Cross for Peace at Noon the first Tuesday of each month, on the outdoor path, weather permitting. Information: 330-372-2215.
BLESSED SACRAMENT PARISH, Warren, will offer a Men’s Prayer Breakfast at 7 a.m. the First Monday of the month at Panera Bread, Elm St., Warren. The will also offer a Women’s Prayer Breakfast at 9 a.m. the first Wednesday of the month at the parish. Information: 330-372-2215.
ST. LUKE PARISH, Boardman will offer Centering Prayer at 6:30 p.m. every Wednesday at the parish. The evening will include Christian meditation/contemplation as well as teachings by spiritual leaders such as Father Thomas Keating (Contemplative Outreach) and Father Richard Rohr (Center for Action and Contemplation) Information Joanne at 330-720-4584 or e-mail
for further information.
ST. JOSEPH PARISH, Alliance, holds a Bible study 9-10:15 a.m. Sundays in the Coleman Room of the rectory and 6:30-7:30 p.m. Tuesdays in the Schwartz Center.
OUR LADY OF THE LAKES PARISH, St. James Church, North Jackson, pastor Father David Merzweiler holds “Scripture Study for Sundays” at 9:30 a.m. Tuesdays.
ST. JOAN OF ARC PARISH, Streetsboro, holds Sunday Scripture sessions at 10 a.m. Thursdays.
ST. CHARLES PARISH, Boardman, holds Scripture study noon-1:30 p.m. every Monday with Father George Balasko. Information: Father Balasko, 330-385-5582, or St. Charles, 330-758-2325.
ST. PAUL PARISH, Salem, holds Scripture sharing 10:15-11:30 a.m. Wednesdays in the living room of the parish center. Sister Mary Ann will be facilitator. Information: 330-332-0336.
ST. JOSEPH PARISH, Massillon, holds Soup and Scripture Wednesdays at 5:30 p.m. in the parish center.
ST. MARY PARISH, Warren, hosts Jewish/Christian Studies at 7 p.m. the second Monday of each month, in the church hall, corner of Seneca and High streets. Father George Balasko is the facilitator. Information: 330-393-8721.
ST. PAUL PARISH, North Canton, hosts Sanctuary Cove Bible Study 11 a.m.-1:30 p.m. every Thursday in the parish center. Includes Bible study (James 1:22), annual retreat, outreach and prayer.
ST. MARY PARISH, Massillon, holds Bible Study meetings at 7:30 p.m. Thursdays in the adult room, conducted by Father Ed Gretchko. Participants should bring a New American Bible.
ST. LOUIS PARISH, Louisville, holds Monday Morning Bible Study at 9 a.m. in the Hoffer Center each week. Information: 330-875-1658.
ST. JOSEPH PARISH, Massillon, holds Faith Discussion Thursdays at 9 a.m. in the parish center.
ST. JOHN THE BAPTIST PARISH, Canton, will hold discussions about the Sunday readings 9:30-10:30 a.m. Wednesdays. The discussion will be led by Kimberly Musille. Free of charge. Information: 330-454-8044, ext. 404.
ST. JOAN OF ARC PARISH, Streetsboro, Scripture Group will meet at 10 a.m. Mondays instead of Thursdays.
ST. PATRICK PARISH, Kent will hold Bible Study 7-8:30 p.m. Thursdays in the Kenney meeting room. “Isaiah: Build a Highway for God” will be presented by Michaelene Murphy, pastoral minister. Cost: $10 for the book. For exact dates/registration: 330-677-4453.
ST. BRENDAN PARISH, Youngstown, is offering Bible study at 9:30 a.m. Tuesday and Wednesday in the dining room of the rectory. Information: 330-792-3875.
ST. ELIZABETH ANN SETON PARISH, Warren, will offer its 9th “Women Walking in Faith." This twice monthly event (1st and 3rd Monday 9:30-10:30 a.m. or 2nd and 4th Monday 6:30-7:30 p.m.) will meet in the SS. Cyril and Methodius Social Hall. Women of all ages are invited to join in this study of angels throughout biblical history.
ST. JOSEPH, Canton, Religious Education will hold Bible study classes, “The Holy Spirit and Spiritual Gifts,” 10-11 a.m. Tuesdays April 12-May 17 and 7-8 p.m. Wednesdays April 13-May 18. Cost: $11 for the study guide. Register by calling 330-454-2144.
ST. MICHAEL PARISH, Canton, holds Life Teen Mass at 5:30 p.m. every Sunday. Social activities follow in Fannon Center. All high school teens welcome. Information: Jeff Fricker at 330-492-3119, ext. 14.
ST. ANN PARISH, East Liverpool, serves hot meals for the needy 3-5 p.m. Tuesdays in the parish hall.
ST. MARY/ST. FRANCES CABRINI PARISH, Conneaut, and the St. Vincent de Paul Society provides a soup luncheon at St. Mary Hall 11 a.m.-2 p.m. the last Saturday of the month. Free of charge.
ST JOSEPH PARISH, Massillon, St. Vincent DePaul Society has a soup kitchen noon-1 p.m. every Monday in the school building.
ST. BARBARA PARISH, Massillon, food pantry will be open 9-10:30 a.m. in the parish life center. The area they serve is west of the highway. Current photo ID and current utility bill with address is needed.
ST. STEPHEN PARISH, Niles, is sponsoring Grief 101, for those who have lost loved ones, at 6:30 p.m. March 15 in the church rectory. This program will be conducted by personnel from Hospice of the Valley. Preregistration: 330-652-4396.
ST. MICHAEL PARISH, Canton, hosts the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) Support Group 7-8 p.m. every Sunday in the church. Anyone whose life is touched by mental illness (personally or through a family member or friend) is welcome to attend. For information, NAMI Stark County voicemail line, 330-649-1323 or www.nami-stark.com.
BLESSED SACRAMENT PARISH, Warren, is the meeting site of HOPE WORKS, a job-networking group for those seeking employment, at 9 a.m. the first and third Tuesday of the month at Holy Family Hall. The free meetings include resume help, interviewing techniques, understanding, encouragement, assistance and support. Information: Terry, 330-372-2215.
SS. CYRIL AND METHODIUS PARISH, Warren, is the site of a grief support group that meets at 6:30 p.m. the second Wednesday of each month in the parish center social hall.
CATHOLIC CHARITIES ADULT DAY SERVICES, 59 Lincoln Way East, Massillon, is the site of a monthly Caregiver Support Group meeting, 3:30-5 p.m. the third Thursday of each month. Information: Sister Edwardine Baznik at 330-491-0896 or 330-832-9758.
ST. JOSEPH CARE CENTER ADULT DAY SERVICES, 2308 Reno Drive, Louisville, is the site of a monthly Caregiver Support Group meeting, 3:30-5 p.m. the third Tuesday of each month. Information: Sister Edwardine Baznik at 330-491-0896.
ST. JAMES PARISH, Warren, will offer grief support meetings at 10 a.m. on the third Tuesday of the month in the parish hall. Information: 330-286-3435.
BLESSED SACRAMENT PARISH, Warren, will host grief sessions sponsored by Consolation Ministry at 6 p.m. Tuesdays, beginning April 19 for four weeks, in the parish library. Facilitator will be Terry Supancic. Information: 330-372-2215 or 330-219-6243.