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SPECIAL EVENTS/FUNDRAISERS

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.

ST. JOSEPH PARISH, Randolph-Suffield, will host a Spirit SongFest, “One With Christ,” at 11:45 a.m. Feb. 26. Lunch will be held at Gaudette Hall at the school, followed by the event in the church. Music will be provided by “From the Heart Singers’ and “St. Joseph Contemporary Choir,” with time for testimonials, readings and fellowship. There is no cost: Information: 330-628-9941.

ST. ELIZABETH ANN SETON PARISH, Warren, will hold a feast day dinner in honor of SS. Cyril & Methodius, apostles to the Slavs, at 5:30 p.m. Feb. 18. The evening will include Slovak foods, and music provided by Joe Owen. Cost: $15/per person. Tickets/information: 330-393-9766. Proceeds to benefit the St. Vincent de Paul Dining Hall.

BLESSED SACRAMENT PARISH, Warren, will host a Casino Night and Texas Hold ‘Em at 5:30 p.m. March 4 in the parish Covelli Center Gymnasium. Those registered by March 2 will receive additional chips. Doors open at 5 p.m. Event will include other table games and raffles, food and beverages. Must be 18 or older to participate. Registration form found at bspcc.org.

YOUNGSTOWN CHAPTER OF THE SLOVAK CATHOLIC FEDERATION, will host a Mass and free meal on the feast day of SS. Cyril and Methodius Feb. 14 at Our Lady of Sorrows Parish, SS. Cyril & Methodius Church, 252 E. Wood St,. Youngstown. Liturgy at 5:30 p.m., with a meal to follow in the social hall. All are welcome. Information: 330-793-8064 or 330-747-3777.


WHERE/WHAT TO EAT

ST. STANISLAUS PARISH, Youngstown, will sell pierogi every Friday. Varieties include potato, kraut and cottage cheese at $6.50/doz. Advanced orders may be made Thursdays (8 a.m.-noon) and Friday, (based on availability) by calling 330-747-3024.

CHRIST THE GOOD SHEPHERD PARISH, St. Joseph the Provider Church, Campbell, will sell potato, kraut and prune pirogi on Fridays. Cost: $6/doz. Orders will be taken 8:30-11 a.m. Thursday and beginning at 7 a.m. Friday, by calling 330-755-1316. Pick-up will be noon-2 p.m Friday.

ST. ELIZABETH ANN SETON PARISH, SS. Cyril & Methodius Church, Warren, is taking orders for nut, apricot, poppyseed or lekvar kolachi. Cost: $9 each. Place order by calling 330-393-0781 and please include name and phone number or order cannot be filled.

ST. ELIZABETH ANN SETON PARISH, SS. Cyril & Methodius Church, Warren will sell pirohy on Feb 24. Four varieties – potato, sweet cabbage, sauerkraut and lekvar (prune) – will be offered at $5.50 doz. Haluski (cabbage and noodles) will be available for purchase of 1-1/2 lb. bag for $3.75. Orders may be placed on Wednesday and Thursday by calling 330-393-0781. Pick-up will be noon-4 p.m. Friday.

ST. STANISLAUS PARISH, Youngstown, will sell pierogi every Friday. Varieties include potato, kraut and cottage cheese at $6.50/doz. Advanced orders may be made Thursdays (8 a.m.-noon) and Friday, (based on availability) by calling 330-747-3024.

CHRIST OUR SAVIOR PARISH, Holy Trinity Church, Struthers will sell Potato, Sweet Cabbage and Lekvar pirohy on Fridays. Cost: $6/doz. Orders may be made by calling 330-755-0064 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Thursdays and 8-10 a.m. on Fridays. Containers provided. Pick-up will be 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Fridays.

CHRIST THE GOOD SHEPHERD PAISH, St. Joseph the Provider Church, Campbell will sell potato, kraut and prune pirogi on Fridays. Cost: $6/doz. Orders will be taken 8:30-11 a.m. Thursday and beginning at 7 a.m. Friday by calling 330-755-1316. Pick-up will be noon-2 p.m. Friday.

HOLY APOSTLE PARISH, St. Stephen of Hungary Church, Youngstown, will host a stuffed cabbage carry-out dinner with pick-up at 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Feb. 19. Orders may be made by calling 330-783-2252 by Feb. 13. Cost: $25/1 dozen cabbage rolls, packaged in a foil pan that can be easily reheated in oven or frozen.

GENEVA-MADISON K OF C, Geneva, will host a breakfast buffet 8 a.m.-noon Feb. 19 at the K of C Hall, 6113 N. Ridge Road W., Geneva. Cost: $6/adults; $3/children 3-10; free/children under 3; $25/for family with children.

THE POOR CLARES OF PERPETUAL ADORATION, Sancta Clara Monastery, Canton, will sell soup and bread Feb. 23-25. Breads include raisin walnut, parmesan, strawberry, white, banana bread and breadsticks. Soups include lentil, chicken noodle, tomato, wedding and chili. Information: 330-492-1171.

QUEEN OF THE HOLY ROSARY PARISH, Vienna, will hold a creamed chicken on biscuit take-out dinner 3:30-6 p.m. Feb. 18. Adults/$9; children 10 and under/$4.50. Preorder by Feb. 13, by calling 330-856-4204 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., or walk in.

LENTEN EVENTS

ST. CHRISTINE PARISH, Youngstown, will host a Lenten Soup & Bread Series, “Follow Me: Meeting Jesus in the Gospel of John,” 6-8 p.m. Feb. 16, 23 and March 2, 9, 16, 23 and 30 in the parish center. Each evening will begin with a supper of homemade soup and bread, followed by the DVD presentation and group discussion. Participants are encouraged to bring their Bibles. For information or to preorder an optional workbook, contact Marianne Yeager at 330-533-4276, or This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .

ST. WILLIAM PARISH, Champion, will hold fish dinners 4-7 p.m. Fridays Feb. 17-April 7. Menu: baked or fried fish, fries, macaroni and cheese, green beans, coleslaw, bread, dessert, beverage. Cost: $10/adults and carry-out; $9/ seniors 65 and over; $5/children 5-10.

ST. MICHAEL PARISH, Canton, will hold a pre-Lenten Mission Retreat Feb. 26-28. Sunday’s presentation will begin at 7:15 p.m., with the other nights beginning at 7 p.m.  Father Tom Allender, S.J., will reflect on “Walking with Pope Francis: God’s Mercy Changes Everything.” Information: www.stmichaelcanton.org or contact Justin Huyck at 330-492-3119 or This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .

ST. BRENDAN PARISH, Youngstown, will hold a Mardi Gras celebration 4-7 p.m. Feb. 26 in Maxwell Hall. There will be a potluck dinner, basket raffle, 50/50 raffle and DJ. Proceeds will benefit programs at St. Brendan Parish.

OUR LADY OF MT. CARMEL PARISH, Niles, will hold an Ash Wednesday pizza and calzone sale. Cost: Brier Hill red pizza, $6; spinach or potato calzones, $10; combo, mixture of both, or spinach with raisins and hot combos, $10. Order by Feb. 26 at 7 p.m. – call 330-652-2811 and leave your name, phone number, order (number and type) and pick-up time. Pick-up 11 a.m.-4 p.m. March 1 at Our Lady of Mt. Carmel Education Center, next to the church, 38 Robbins Ave.

CHRIST THE GOOD SHEPHERD PARISH, St. John the Baptist Church, Campbell, will sell haluski on Ash Wednesday. Call in orders Feb. 23, 24, and 27 from 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Pick-up is 10 a.m.-noon March 1. Cost: $5/quart. Information: 330-726-5451 or 330-755-0036.

SCRIPTURE STUDY

BLESSED SACRAMENT PARISH, Warren, will host “The Tragic and Triumphant Cross,” Bible study on Tuesdays Jan. 17- Feb. 21. The evening will begin at 7 p.m. with evening prayer with the study to follow in the chapel/parlor. Information/registration, call 330-372-2215.


MASSES/SERVICES/DEVOTIONS

NOVENAS –
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.

ST. PATRICK PARISH, Hubbard will hold Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament 9 a.m.-7 p.m. the first Wed. of every month. The Adoration follows the 8:30 a.m. Mass and ends with Benediction at 7 p.m. Information: 330-534-1928.

ROSARY –
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.

DEVOTIONS –
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.

MASS/LITURGY –
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.

OTHER –
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.

PRAYER –
ST. JOSEPH PARISH, Canton, will host a prayer service of the Holy Rosary and evening prayer at 4 p.m. on the first Sunday of every month. The service will be led by lay leader of prayer Denny Kinkead.

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 This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it for further information.

SCRIPTURE STUDY/DISCUSSION

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.

YOUTH

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.

SOUP KITCHENS/PANTRY

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.

SUPPORT PROGRAMS

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.

 
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SPECIAL EVENTS/FUNDRAISERS

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.

OUR LADY OF PERPETUAL HELP PARISH, McDonald, will hold a rummage and bake sale 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Feb. 10 and 9 a.m.-noon Feb. 11. A 50/50 raffle will be offered both days. A clothing bag sale and 1/2 off other merchandise will be offered on Feb. 11.

ST. PATRICK PARISH, Youngstown, will hold its Sauce and Song event beginning with a spaghetti dinner, 11:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.  Cost: $8/adults; $5/children 10 and under. Carry-out available with containers provided. The entertainment for this event will be members of the Walsh University chamber singers 1:30-2:30 p.m. in the church and will feature sacred music, Early American selections and music from around the world. The concert is free and open to the public, though a freewill offering will be accepted.

ST. MICHAEL SCHOOL, Canton, will host a free preschool and/or kindergarten preview night at 5:30 p.m. Jan. 30. The night will include pizza and refreshments, carnival games and crafts for the children and registration and financial aid information for the parents as well as a tour of the school. Information: 330-492-2657.

ST. PAUL SCHOOL, North Canton, will hold a free kindergarten readiness fair 5-7 p.m. Jan. 31. The fair offers carnival games, food, face painting and balloon art while giving an opportunity to learn what the school has to offer the student, its extracurricular activities, programs and after care. Information: 330-494-0223.

REGINA COELI/ST. JOSEPH SCHOOL, Alliance, will host a Little Builders Day 9-11 a.m., Feb. 10 in the school. The free, family event is geared toward preschool to grade 3. It will give students an opportunity to explore the arts, science and literacy as they move from station to station. Families will have the time to talk to staff and get information on the school and all the activities the school has to offer, including tuition assistance. Information: 330-823-9239.

ST. PAUL SCHOOL, North Canton, will host a family science night 6:30-8 p.m. Feb. 3 in the school gym. This 10th annual night will feature space-related hands-on stations, students’ science fair projects, classroom displays and the school’s first state-bound First Lego League’s robotic display. Families will tour the hall of planets and see stars in an inflatable planetarium. Students must be accompanied by a parent or guardian. Information on this event or the school: 330-494-0223.

ST. LOUIS SCHOOL, Louisville, will host a Little Builders Day 9-11 a.m., Feb. 10 in the school. The free, family event is geared toward preschool to grade 3. It will give students an opportunity to explore the arts, science and literacy as they move from station to station. Families will have the time to talk to staff and get information on the school and all the activities it has to offer, including tuition assistance. Information: 330-875-1467.

BLESSED SACRAMENT PARISH, Warren, is seeking participants for its annual Pasta Cook-Off & Wine Tasting to be held 12:30 p.m. Feb. 26 in the gym. Those interested in featuring a pasta entrée may call 330-372-2215 by Feb. 5.


WHERE/WHAT TO EAT

ST. STANISLAUS PARISH, Youngstown, will sell pierogi every Friday. Varieties include potato, kraut and cottage cheese at $6.50/doz. Advanced orders may be made Thursdays (8 a.m.-noon) and Friday, (based on availability) by calling 330-747-3024.

CHRIST THE GOOD SHEPHERD PARISH, St. Joseph the Provider Church, Campbell, will sell potato, kraut and prune pirogi on Fridays. Cost: $6/doz. Orders will be taken 8:30-11 a.m. Thursday and beginning at 7 a.m. Friday, by calling 330-755-1316. Pick-up will be noon-2 p.m Friday.

ST. ELIZABETH ANN SETON PARISH, SS. Cyril & Methodius Church, Warren, is taking orders for nut, apricot, poppyseed or lekvar kolachi. Cost: $9 each. Place order by calling 330-393-0781 and please include name and phone number or order cannot be filled.

ST. ELIZABETH ANN SETON PARISH, SS. Cyril & Methodius Church, Warren will sell pirohy on Feb 10. Four varieties – potato, sweet cabbage, sauerkraut and lekvar (prune) – will be offered at $5.50 doz. Haluski (cabbage and noodles) will be available for purchase of 1-1/2 lb. bag for $3.75. Orders may be placed on Wednesday and Thursday by calling 330-393-0781. Pick-up will be noon-4 p.m. Friday.

ST. STANISLAUS PARISH, Youngstown, will sell pierogi every Friday. Varieties include potato, kraut and cottage cheese at $6.50/doz. Advanced orders may be made Thursdays (8 a.m.-noon) and Friday, (based on availability) by calling 330-747-3024.

CHRIST OUR SAVIOR PARISH, Holy Trinity Church, Struthers will sell Potato, Sweet Cabbage and Lekvar pirohy on Fridays. Cost: $6/doz. Orders may be made by calling 330-755-0064 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Thursdays and 8-10 a.m. on Fridays. Containers provided. Pick-up will be 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Fridays.

CHRIST THE GOOD SHEPHERD PAISH, St. Joseph the Provider Church, Campbell will sell potato, kraut and prune pirogi on Fridays. Cost: $6/doz. Orders will be taken 8:30-11 a.m. Thursday and beginning at 7 a.m. Friday by calling 330-755-1316. Pick-up will be noon-2 p.m. Friday.

ST. JAMES PARISH, Waynesburg will hold a stuffed pork chop or spaghetti dinner 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Feb. 5 in the parish hall. Cost: $10/adults and $5/children. Carry-out available. There will also be craft items available for purchase.

ST. BRENDAN PARISH, Youngstown, will hold a drive-thru chicken breast dinner at noon until sold out Feb. 5. No need to leave your car; enter parking lot of the school off N. Schenley and make a left turn to the first set of doors and your dinner will be brought to you. Cost: $9/per dinner.

HOLY FAMILY PARISH, Poland, will hold a take-out-only cavatelli dinner 2:30-6 p.m. or until sold out Feb. 1. Cost: $9/two-meatball dinner; $5/one-meatball dinner. Also for sale will be homemade pasta fagioli at $6/quart and fresh homemade pasta sauce, $5/quart. Follow signs, place order and it will be delivered to your car.

HOLY APOSTLE PARISH, St. Stephen of Hungary Church, Youngstown, will host a stuffed cabbage carry-out dinner with pick-up at 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Feb. 19. Orders may be made by calling 330-783-2252 by Feb. 13. Cost: $25/1 dozen cabbage rolls, packaged in a foil pan that can be easily reheated in oven or frozen.

MISSIONS

HOLY SPIRIT PARISH, Uniontown, will continue its mission program, “Praying through Art,” 7-9 p.m. Feb. 7 in the church. This session, “Sip and Silk: Wrapped in Love,” will include wine and the creation of dyed silk scarves. Participants will keep one and one will go to a women’s shelter in New York. Cost: $5 for materials, with pre-registration due by Jan. 31. Participants must be 21 or over. Information: 330-699-4500.

SCRIPTURE STUDY

BLESSED SACRAMENT PARISH, Warren, will host “The Tragic and Triumphant Cross,” Bible study on Tuesdays Jan. 17- Feb. 21. The evening will begin at 7 p.m. with evening prayer with the study to follow in the chapel/parlor. Information/registration, call 330-372-2215.


MASSES/SERVICES/DEVOTIONS

NOVENAS –
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.

ST. PATRICK PARISH, Hubbard will hold Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament 9 a.m.-7 p.m. the first Wed. of every month. The Adoration follows the 8:30 a.m. Mass and ends with Benediction at 7 p.m. Information: 330-534-1928.

ROSARY –
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.

DEVOTIONS –
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.

MASS/LITURGY –
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.

OTHER –
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.

PRAYER –
ST. JOSEPH PARISH, Canton, will host a prayer service of the Holy Rosary and evening prayer at 4 p.m. on the first Sunday of every month. The service will be led by lay leader of prayer Denny Kinkead.

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 This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it for further information.

SCRIPTURE STUDY/DISCUSSION

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.

YOUTH

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.

SOUP KITCHENS/PANTRY

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.

SUPPORT PROGRAMS

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.

 
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SPECIAL EVENTS/FUNDRAISERS

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.

ST. MICHAEL THE ARCHANGEL PARISH, Canton, will host a Men’s Retreat Jan. 21 with the theme “Eucharist, Brokenness and Hope.” The retreat will be led by Father Ed Keck, a retreat leader and preacher. Cost: $20 and includes lunch. Registration is due by Jan. 15 by calling 330-492-3119 ext. 218 or email This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .

ST MICHAEL THE ARCHANGEL PARISH, Canton, will host a Women’s Retreat Jan. 28 with the theme “Encountering Holy Wisdom,” with interactive retreat leader Margaret Vogel. Cost: $20 and includes lunch. Registration is due by Jan. 22 by calling 330-492-3119 ext. 218 or email This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .

ST. PHILIP NERI PARISH, Dungannon, will begin celebrating its 200th anniversary with a year-long calendar of events. “Rooted in Faith … God Calls Us to Live the Gospel Now and in the Future” will be presented by Humility of Mary Sister Barbara O’Donnell. The event will begin with Mass at 5 p.m. Jan. 21 at the church, followed by the program and refreshments. Information: www.stphilipneo.org.


WHERE/WHAT TO EAT

ST. STANISLAUS PARISH, Youngstown, will sell pierogi every Friday. Varieties include potato, kraut and cottage cheese at $6.50/doz. Advanced orders may be made Thursdays (8 a.m.-noon) and Friday, (based on availability) by calling 330-747-3024.

CHRIST THE GOOD SHEPHERD PARISH, St. Joseph the Provider Church, Campbell, will sell potato, kraut and prune pirogi on Fridays. Cost: $6/doz. Orders will be taken 8:30-11 a.m. Thursday and beginning at 7 a.m. Friday, by calling 330-755-1316. Pick-up will be noon-2 p.m Friday.

ST. ELIZABETH ANN SETON PARISH, SS. Cyril & Methodius Church, Warren, is taking orders for nut, apricot, poppyseed or lekvar kolachi. Cost: $9 each. Place order by calling 330-393-0781 and please include name and phone number or order cannot be filled.

ST. ELIZABETH ANN SETON PARISH, SS. Cyril & Methodius Church, Warren will sell pirohy on Jan. 27. Four varieties – potato, sweet cabbage, sauerkraut and lekvar (prune) – will be offered at $5.50 doz. Haluski (cabbage and noodles) will be available for purchase of 1-1/2 lb. bag for $3.75. Orders may be placed on Wednesday and Thursday by calling 330-393-0781. Pick-up will be noon-4 p.m. Friday.

ST. STANISLAUS PARISH, Youngstown, will sell pierogi every Friday. Varieties include potato, kraut and cottage cheese at $6.50/doz. Advanced orders may be made Thursdays (8 a.m.-noon) and Friday, (based on availability) by calling 330-747-3024.

CHRIST OUR SAVIOR PARISH, Holy Trinity Church, Struthers will sell Potato, Sweet Cabbage and Lekvar pirohy on Fridays. Cost: $6/doz. Orders may be made by calling 330-755-0064 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Thursdays and 8-10 a.m. on Fridays. Containers provided. Pick-up will be 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Fridays.

CHRIST THE GOOD SHEPHERD PAISH, St. Joseph the Provider Church, Campbell will sell potato, kraut and prune pirogi on Fridays. Cost: $6/doz. Orders will be taken 8:30-11 a.m. Thursday and beginning at 7 a.m. Friday by calling 330-755-1316. Pick-up will be noon-2 p.m. Friday.

HOLY FAMILY PARISH, Poland, will hold a Take-Out Only Cavatelli dinner 2:30-6 p.m. or until sold out Jan. 4. Cost will be $9/ 2 meatballs dinner; $5/one meatball dinner. Also for sale will be homemade pasta fagioli at $6/quart and fresh homemade pasta sauce, $5/quart. Follow signs, place order and it will be delivered to your car.

QUEEN OF THE HOLY ROSARY PARISH, Vienna, will host a homemade cream chicken on biscuit take-out dinner 3:30-6 p.m. Jan. 21. Cost: $9/adults; $4.50/children 10 and under. Advance orders call 330-856-4202, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. by Jan. 16. Walk-ins welcome.

SCRIPTURE STUDY

BLESSED SACRAMENT PARISH, Warren, will host “The Tragic and Triumphant Cross,” Bible study on Tuesdays Jan. 17- Feb. 21. The evening will begin at 7 p.m. with evening prayer with the study to follow in the chapel/parlor. Information/registration, call 330-372-2215.


MASSES/SERVICES/DEVOTIONS

NOVENAS –
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.

ST. PATRICK PARISH, Hubbard will hold Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament 9 a.m.-7 p.m. the first Wed. of every month. The Adoration follows the 8:30 a.m. Mass and ends with Benediction at 7 p.m. Information: 330-534-1928.

ROSARY –
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.

DEVOTIONS –
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.

MASS/LITURGY –
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.

OTHER –
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.

PRAYER –
ST. JOSEPH PARISH, Canton, will host a prayer service of the Holy Rosary and evening prayer at 4 p.m. on the first Sunday of every month. The service will be led by lay leader of prayer Denny Kinkead.

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 This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it for further information.

SCRIPTURE STUDY/DISCUSSION

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.

YOUTH

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.

SOUP KITCHENS/PANTRY

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.

SUPPORT PROGRAMS

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.

 


 

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