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Saturday Vigil: 4:00 PM
Sunday: 8:00 AM
Sunday: 10:30 AM
Weekdays: 8:00 AM
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Saturday: 2:45 PM
Mission
We are a faith community of Roman Catholic Christians dedicated to lovingly extending the mission and ministry of Our Lord, Jesus Christ, through Word, Sacrament and Christian Service to the people of Ravenna and the surrounding area, all to the Glory of God.
 
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Thank You... IC...for visiting us at Immaculate Conception. This website contains information about our numerous ministries and outreach programs, and many photographs of the beautiful surroundings of the church and its people. As you explore our site, please know you are always welcome.

CONFIRMATION REHEARSAL Confirmation candidates and their sponsors are reminded of the rehearsal that will be held Sunday, May 3 at Noon at St. Patrick Parish. Anyone with questions or concerns should contact Mr. Eileen Edwards, our Director of Religious Education.

FIRST STEP FOR CHANGE "BABY BOTTLE COLLECTION" First StepHere at Immaculate Conception we have been having our "First Step for Change" collection during the time between Mother's Day and Father's Day. We encourage you, as a family, to take a bottle home May 10 and during the coming weeks to fill it with your change. Your support of the First Step for Change Campaign supports Catholic Charities' First Step Pregnancy and Family Support Programs throughout the diocese. These programs provide low income families with diapers, formula, bottles, solid food, clothing, baby wipes and other toiletries.

DISCERNMENT PROCESS FOR PARISH PASTORAL COUNCIL We our asking for nominations to serve on our Parish Pastoral Council. To be considered for discernment, each person must be an active member of the parish (regularly attending Mass and canonically able to celebrate the sacraments); they must be at least 18 years of age and have been confirmed; and finally, they must come to the council free of any agenda other than working in collaboration to build up the spirit and the presence of the Catholic Church, seeking to support and advise the pastoral vision of the parish.

K OF C #1417 May 3 after the 8am & 10:30am Masses we will be selling Cash Bonanza Raffle Tickets. This is a state wide raffle which is a main fundraiser to the State Council. Tickets are $5.00 each and the winners will be drawn at the State Convention, Friday, May 22. 25 cash prizes are awarded.

ANNUAL NIGHT AT THE RACESOur annual Night at the Races event in support of Catholic education is just a month away! Join us for a very fun evening that includes dinner, 10 races (with an auction race), sideboards, 50/50 raffle, and a basket raffle. We are also selling horses for the races at $30 each. If your horse wins the race, you win $60. Horses and event tickets will be on sale in Tobin Hall after all the Masses in April or you can purchase them through the parish office. See the bulletin for the form to sponsor a horse. Thank you for your generous support!! 

Saturday, May 9 at the Parish Hall. Cost: $20 per person (includes dinner, beverages, dessert & snacks). Doors open at 5:30pm, dinner 6:15pm, races 7:00pm.

25TH, 40TH, 50TH & OVER WEDDING ANNIVERSARY The Diocese of Youngstown will sponsor a Wedding Anniversary Celebration on Sunday June 14, 2:00pm at St. Columba Cathedral in Youngstown, honoring couples observing their 25th, 40th, 50th and over wedding anniversaries in 2015. The Wedding Anniversary Celebration will include Mass with Bishop Murry, renewal of marriage vows and a personalized certificate for each couple. Following the Mass, there will be a reception for the couples and their families in the Cathedral Hall hosted by Holy Apostle Parish, Youngstown. You must make your reservations in advance for this event by contacting the parish office at 330-296-6434 before May 14.

NIGHT TO HONOR MARY A Night to Honor Mary will be held Friday, May 8, at 7:00pm at Saint Columba Cathedral, Youngstown, and Friday May 22, at 7:00pm at Saint Michael the Archangel Parish, Canton.Bishop Murry will preside at both of these devotional services to honor Our Blessed Mother. All are invited to attend the service that will include scripture readings, a homily, hymns and recitation of the rosary.

LAST SPAGHETTI DINNER UNTIL SEPTEMBERThursday, May 21 - 4:00pm - 7:00pm - parish hall. Dinner includes spaghetti & meatballs, salad, bread & butter, dessert & beverages adults: $8.00; children 5-12: $5.00; children 4 & under eat for free take-outs are also available.

Ministering to the HomeboundIf you are aware of anyone who is homebound and in need or desire of our support, or who is in need of the Sacrament of the Sick or Communion, please contact the church office at 330-206-6434

Prayer List Should you desire to have someone placed on the prayer list or receive a monthly list to pray for, please contact Roberta Held at 330-296-4093. Again, thank you to everyone who offers their ministry of prayer.

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Coming Events
See the Weekly Bulletin and Event Calendar for details on these and other events at Immaculate Conception.
  • PSR ended April 29
  • RCIA and Adult Ed News
  • K of C ticket sales May 3
  • Confirmation rehearsal at St. Patrick May 3
  • Care Team May 4
  • Emeritus Assisted Living Mass May 7
  • Night to Honor Mary May 8
  • Nite at the Races May 9
  • Spaghetti Dinner May 21
  • First Step for Change
  • Discernment process for Parish Council
  • 25th, 40th, 50th & Over Wedding Anniversary Celebration June 14


Stewardship Thought
MAY 3, 2015 - 50 Days of Joy & Gratitude - As Jesus reminds us that he is the true vine and we are the branches, we rejoice at the invitation to always be part of Jesus' mission. If we remain in him, we will bear much fruit. Are we joyful upon receiving this invitation? How can we respond to Jesus with gratitude?

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