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. MARY AND ST. JOSEPH PARISH, Newton Falls will hold bingo, beginning with instants selling at 4:30 p.m., Tuesdays in the St. Mary Social Center. Find them on Facebook: ssmj tuesday bingo.
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.
BLESSED SACRAMENT PARISH, Warren, will host Jose Ruben de Leon, an actor/playwright/musician, who will give a presentation on the life of St. Francis of Assisi at 7 p.m. March 1. He will also offer a retreat at the parish the following day at 7 p.m. as part of the Lent Education Series. Information: 330-372-2215.
ST. PATRICK SCHOOL, Hubbard, a Lumen Christi School, will hold its second annual St. Patrick's Day Celebration 5-10 p.m. March 7 in the church hall, 367 N. Main St., Hubbard. Tickets are $15 in advance or $20 at the door. This is a 21-and-over event. A buffet style dinner will be served 5-7 p.m. (No take-out orders). Beer and wine will be available for purchase with ID. Irish music will be provided by County Mayo 7-10 p.m. Dancers from the Burke School of Irish Dance will perform. Tickets: 330-534-2509.
ST. COLUMBA PARISH, Youngstown, will be the site of a benefit dinner 11:30 a.m.-4 p.m. March 1 in the social hall. Cost: $15/adults; $10/children. Proceeds from this stuffed cabbage dinner will go to Karen Leaf, who is fighting stage-3 breast cancer, to help defray medical bills. Tickets may be purchased by calling the rectory at 330-744-5233 or Kathy Snovak at 330-540-2646. A limited number of tickets will be available at the door.
ST. PATRICK PARISH, Youngstown, will hold its monthly Sauce and Song, with the spaghetti dinner beginning at 11:30 p.m. March 1. Cost: $8/adults; $5/children 10 and under. Carry-out available (parish provides container). Proceeds to benefit Beatitude House and the Dorothy Day House of Hospitality. Bell choirs from churches in Mahoning County, including St. Patrick, will perform a Festival of Bells 1:30-2:30 p.m. in the church. The program free and open to the public, though a free will offering will be accepted. Information: 330-743-1109.
BLESSED SACRAMENT PARISH, Warren, will hold a Casino Night and Texas Hold ’Em beginning at 5:30 p.m. Feb. 28 in the Covelli Gymnasium. $50 buy-in for the Texas Hold ’Em. Other games of chance will be available. Proceeds to benefit parish ministries. Information: 330-372-2215.
KNIGHTS OF COLUMBUS will hold a Founder’s Day dinner/dance, beginning at 6:30 p.m. with social hour, March 28 at Sheffield St. Andrews Parish hall, 3700 Rt. 193, Kingsville. Cost: $25 per person. Music will be provided by Valerie Marini. Tickets may be purchased from any council or call Dominic Palumbo at 440-993-3102. Door prizes and a raffle will be held.
St. Ann Parish, Sebring, will hold its Lenten pierogi and halushki sales, lunch, dinner and carry-out, 11 a.m.-6:30 p.m. starting Feb. 20-March 27 (except Good Friday). Order by calling 330-938-9678.
St. Anthony/All Saints Parish, Canton, is having a free “Soup and Stations” meal each Tuesday during Lent from 6 to 7 p.m. (except Holy Week) in the parish hall.
The Basilica and National Shrine of Our Lady of Lebanon, North Jackson, will serve fish dinners on all Fridays of Lent (except Good Friday) 3-7 p.m. Cost: $11 /adults; $6 /children. Call 330-538-3351.
St. Brendan Parish, Youngstown, will hold fish dinners 4-7 p.m. on Fridays during Lent, Feb. 20-March 27, in Maxwell Hall. Cost: $10/adults; $5 /children. There will also be Lenten Friday luncheon take-out specials only – sandwich and side for $6; fish dinners for $10 – from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Call 330-799-3683.
Christ Our Savior, St. Nicholas Church, Struthers, will hold a fish fry each Friday through Lent (excluding Good Friday) 4-7 p.m. in the parish Great Hall, 766 Fifth St. Cost: $10 /adults; $6 /children ages 6-12; free for children 5 and under. Takeout is available. The dinner is sponsored by the St. Nicholas School Moms and Dads Club.
St. Christine Parish, Youngstown, will hold its Lenten Soup & Bread Series – “Oremus: A Guide to Catholic Prayer,” 6-8 p.m. Thursdays through March 26 in the parish center. No charge.
St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Parish, SS. Cyril and Methodius Church, is sponsoring a kolachi and Easter bread sale. Kolachi, nut, apricot, poppyseed or prune is available for $8 noon-4 p.m. March 20. Easter bread will be sold noon-4 p.m. March 27 for $5. Advance orders may be placed at the pirohy sales or by calling 330-393-0781.
Holy Trinity Ukrainian Catholic Church, Youngstown, will hold Friday pyrohy sales, with pickup 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Hot lunches also available. Cost: $6 per dozen/potato or potato and kraut. Call to order, Thursdays 9:30 -11 a.m., 330-746-9528.
St. James Parish, Waynesburg, will hold a Lenten Friday Fish Fry 5-7:30 p.m. Feb. 20-March 27 in the church hall, 400 W. Lisbon St. Cost: $8/baked or beer-battered; $5/children. Carryout is available. Call 330-866-9449.
St. Joseph Parish, Canton, will hold a fish fry 4:30-7 p.m. every Friday during Lent, Feb. 20-March 27, in the school cafeteria. Dine-in or carry-out. Also available are shrimp and macaroni and cheese. Call 330-454-9787.
St. Mary Parish, Massillon, will hold a Lenten Friday fish fry 4:30-8 p.m. Feb. 20-March 27, in the church hall, 640 First St. N.E. Cost $10/adults; $5/children. Dine in or carry out. Call 330-832-9355.
St. Mary and St. Joseph Parish, Newton Falls, Ladies Guild, will offer homemade kolache for the Easter holiday. Cost for the apricot, nut or poppyseed rolls is $10. Order by calling Barbara Wolff at 330-872-1951 by March 21. Pick-up will be 9 a.m.-4 p.m. March 24 and 9 a.m.-6 p.m. March 25.
Queen of Holy Rosary Parish, Vienna, will hold its homemade potato pierogie sale. Order by phone until Feb. 13. Pickup will be 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Feb. 17. Call to order, 9 a.m.-3 p.m., 330-856-4204. Cost: $6 per dozen.
Regina Coeli Parish, Alliance, will hold baked or fried fish or shrimp dinners, 4-7 p.m. the Fridays of Lent (through March 27) in the church hall. Cost: $9/adults; $8/seniors; $5/children 12 and under. Carry-out available.
Sacred Heart Parish, Harrisburg, will offer fish dinners on the Fridays of Lent through March 20 in the church hall. Cost ranges from $5 to $10. Carry-out available. Information: 330-875-2827.
Sacred Heart Parish, Rock Creek, will offer fried or baked fish, shrimp or combo meals 4-7 p.m. on the Fridays of Lent (through March 27) in the church hall. Cost: $8/adults; $4/children 4-10; free/children 3 and under. Carry-out available. Phone orders: 440-563-5255. Proceeds to benefit parish adult support group.
St. Thomas the Apostle, Vienna, will hold its annual Lenten fish dinners 3:30-7 p.m. Fridays through March 27. Cost: $9.50/adults; $4.50/children 5 to 12. Take-out available at 3 p.m.
St. William Parish, Champion, will hold its annual Lenten fish dinners 4-7 p.m. Fridays through March 27. Cost: $10/adults and carry-out; $9/seniors; $5/children 5-10.
WHERE/WHAT TO EAT
CHRIST THE GOOD SHEPHERD PARISH, St. Joseph the Provider Church, Campbell, holds a potato, prune or kraut pierogi sale every Friday beginning Sept. 12. Orders may be placed by calling 330-755-1316 beginning at 8 a.m. Friday. Pick-up starts at noon Friday.
CHRIST OUR SAVIOR PARISH, Holy Trinity Church, Struthers, holds pirohy sales every Friday. Orders will be taken 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Thursdays and 8-11 a.m. Fridays, 330-755-0064. Cost: $5/dozen. No walk-ins. Potato, sweet cabbage and lekvar will be sold. Limit of 3 dozen cabbage per order. Containers provided. Orders must be picked up before 2 p.m.
ST. ELIZABETH ANN SETON PARISH, SS. Cyril and Methodius Church. Warren, will hold a pirohy sale Feb. 13 and 27. Four varieties will be offered: potato, sweet cabbage, sauerkraut and lekvar (prune). Cost: $5 dozen. Haluski (cabbage and noodles) $3.50 qt. bag also available. Advance orders may be placed Wednesday and Thursday 8 a.m.-4 p.m. Pickup Friday noon-4 p.m. Call 330-393-0781
ST. PAUL THE APOSTLE PARISH, New Middletown, will sell potato, sweet cabbage and cottage cheese pirogi for $5.50 a dozen. Orders can be called in to 330-542-3525 from 7 to 11 a.m. Thursday and Friday. Walk-ins welcome. Pickup will be 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Friday.
ST. STANISLAUS PARISH, Youngstown, will sell potato, kraut and cottage cheese pierogi. The cost is $6 a dozen. Advance orders will be taken at 330-747-3024 from 8:30 to 12 p.m. Thursday and Friday, based upon availability. Walk-in orders will be available. Lunches served 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Friday.
HOLY TRINITY UKRAINIAN CHURCH, Youngstown is selling potato and potato/kraut pirohy every Friday in the social hall. Cost: $6 per dozen. Orders may be made by calling 330-746-9528 9:30 -11 a.m. on Thursday. Pickup 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Friday.
HOLY FAMILY PARISH, Poland, will hold a take-out only cavatelli dinner 3-6:30 p.m. or until sold-out March 4. Cost will be $9/two-meatball dinner; $5/one-meatball dinner. Also for sale will be homemade pasta fagioli at $6/quart and fresh homemade pasta sauce at $5/quart. Follow signs, place order and it will be delivered to your car.
ST. JAMES PARISH, Waynesburg, will hold a lasagna or ham parish dinner 11 a.m.-2 p.m. March 1 in the church hall. Cost: $10/adults; $5/children. Carry-out available.
QUEEN OF THE HOLY ROSARY PARISH, Vienna, will sell homemade potato pirogi on March 27. Cost: $6/dozen. Order by calling 330-856-4204 between 9 a.m. and 3 p.m. Monday-Friday until March 20.
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.
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.
OUR LADY OF MT. CARMEL -ST. ANTHONY OF PADUA PARISH, Youngstown, will hold a First Friday evening Mass with Devotions to the Sacred Heart at 6 p.m. beginning June 7 in St. Anthony Church. Security will be provided and refreshments will be served after devotions. Our Lady of Mt. Carmel will hold noon Mass with devotions.
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” beginning in October. 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. 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. 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.
ST. JOAN OF ARC PARISH, Streetsboro, Discussion Group meets at 10 a.m. Mondays in the parish council room. Presider is Ursuline Sister Eileen Kernan.
ST. LOUIS PARISH, Louisville, Women’s Ministry meets the fourth Wednesday of each month at 10 a.m. in the Hoffer Center to make rosaries for the missions. Information: 330-875-1658.
ST. JOSEPH PARISH, Mantua, has limited copies of its parish cookbook, “Taste and See – St. Joseph’s Labor of Love,” available for $15. Nearly 500 recipes are included in the three-ring padded-cover book. Proceeds go to the parish’s Appalachian Experience ministry in Clintwood, Va. Information: 330-274-2253.
ST. JOHN THE BAPTIST AND ST. PETER PARISHES, Canton, have a collaborative prayer line. Members of both parishes and others may call 330-453-5418, ext. 306 to leave a prayer request, and each person in the chain will pray for the caller’s request. Prayers will continue for one month.
ST. JAMES SCHOOL, Waynesburg, is offering free tuition for the first semester for new students. Interested parents should call John Airhart, principal, or Tina Welch, administrative assistant, at 330-866-9556.
ST. THOMAS AQUINAS HIGH SHOOL, Louisville, Home and School Association is offering for sale a “Homemade with Love, Knights in the Kitchen” cookbooks. Cost: $15 and will benefit the Home and School after-prom program. Information: 330-309-9662 or e-mail:
ST. MICHAEL PARISH, Canfield, still has cookbooks available for sale. “Breaking Bread Together” was published in 2012, in conjunction with the parish’s 50th anniversary. Cost: $15. Call the church office Monday-Friday 9 a.m.-4 p.m.: 330-533-6839.
ST. ANN PARISH, Sebring, is hiring short-order cooks for Fridays during lent to cook pierogies 10 a.m.-7 p.m. Please send resume to
or call 330-938-2033.
BASILICA OF OUR LADY OF MT. CARMEL, Youngstown, is hosting beginner and advanced Italian language classes beginning Feb. 26. Call 330-545-1525.