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Saturday Vigil: 4:00 PM
Sunday: 8:00 AM
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Saturday: 2:45 PM
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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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Welcome to Immaculate Conception
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.

Lenten Activities

  • STATIONS OF THE CROSS - Friday evenings during Lent, 7:00 pm.
  • CONFESSIONS - Wednesdays during Lent, 12:30 pm - 1:00 pm Saturdays at 2:45 pm.
  • COMMUNAL PENANCE SERVICES - Wednesday, March 7, at 7:00 pm at St. Patrick, Kent. Thursday, March 15, at 7:00 pm at Immaculate Conception, Ravenna.

PSR PSR classes will resume Sunday, February 25.

EASTER YOUTH CHOIR The Youth Choir is now practicing for the 10:30am Easter Sunday liturgy. The choir is open to parish youth in all grades. No experience required - just a desire to praise and serve God through song! Practice is on Sundays from 4-6 pm in the Church Choir Loft.

K of C K of C40 CANS FOR LENT During Lent, the IC Knights of Columbus will be collecting nonperishable food and monetary donations after all masses and parish activities. The donations will be collected and delivered weekly to support Catholic Charities of Portage County. The council is asking that each parishioner consider donating one food item for each of the 40 days of Lent. Collection boxes will be located at the church entrances and at IC Parish Hall. Please help us reach our goal of collecting 1000 lbs of food for those in need in our community. Thank you!

K OF C CASH BONANZA The K of C #1417 will be selling cash bonanza tickets the weekends of March 10/11 and March 17/18 after all Masses

K OF C #1417 MEETING: The next meeting will be on March 17 at the parish hall. Rosary and 8:30am with the meeting at 9:00am.

SCRIPT YOUR FUTURE The Student Society of Health-System Pharmacists from NEOMED is bringing the Script Your Future campaign to Immaculate Conception Parish to reach out to the community and express the importance of medication adherence and also answer any medication or healthrelated questions. There will be pill containers for you to take home. Stop by Tobin Hall after Mass.

CARE TEAM CLEAN UP YOUR ACT FOR LENT MARCH 10,11,17,18 There is a great need for cleaning, paper, and toiletry products for those less fortunate in Portage County. Please bring items to Mass and place in baskets near entrances or in Tobin Hall. Catholic Charities suggests these most needed items: laundry soap, dishwashing soap, shampoo, bar soap, body wash, feminine hygiene products, deodorant, disposable razors, tooth brushes, toilet paper. Once again, THANK YOU for your support!

EASTER FLOWER MEMORIALS This year, we will be placing a variety of spring flowers throughout the sanctuary in memory of loved ones. A listing of the names of the people for whom plants have been memorialized will be included in the bulletin the weekend of Easter. The cost of each memorial flower is $15.00. Please limit the memorial to one name, a couple (such as parents) or to an entire family surname. You may purchase as many memorial plants as you wish. If you wish to memorialize your loved ones, please a complete the form in the Feb. 18 bulletin and return it with the money to the parish office or through the offertory collection. The deadline is March 19.

Catholic Charities' Men Who CookPlease mark your calendars and plan to attend Catholic Charities' annual Men Who Cook, Portage County. This year's event will be held on Saturday, April 21, 2018 at the Parish Hall. This year's theme will be "Hope Grows". This fun and entertaining evening of food sampling, raffles, entertainment and socializing raises vital funds that enable Catholic Charities to provide programs and services benefiting those in need in our community. More information will be provided as we get closer to the date.

CONTRIBUTION STATEMENT If you would like your contribution statement for tax purposes, please fill out and return the form in the Feb. 18 bulletin , or contact the Church office at 330-296-6434.

TRANSPORTATION SERVICE AVAILABLE There are volunteers available for this service. If you are interested, please call Karen at 330-296-4682 or Dorothy at 330-296-4191. This is for Parish events ONLY: Masses, confession, spaghetti dinners, rosary or other church related activities.

BAPTISM PREPARATION Parents anticipating the baptism of their children are required to attend a preparation class prior to celebration of the sacrament. This session includes video instruction, discussion, Q & A, and a walk-thru of the rite of Baptism. Godparents also welcome. Please contact Eileen Edwards at 330-296-6434 for more information and to register for the class.

ARE YOU REGISTERED? To avoid problems and misunderstandings, especially when planning baptisms, marriages, etc., be sure that you are registered and active at IC. Attending Mass at Immaculate Conception does not automatically mean you are registered. Each family member, 21 years of age or older, should be registered separately. Please contact Eileen Edwards at the parish office (330-296-6434).

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Stewardship Thought
February 25, 2018 - "'Here I am!' he answered."   -- Genesis 22:11

If is easy to say, "Here I am, Lord," when we are kneeling in church. But how easy is it to say "Here I am, Lord," when a neighbor needs our help, when we are invited to join a parish ministry, or when we are asked to provide financial support? Often times we are called when it's not convenient for us. Discipleship is not always easy, most of the time it will make us uncomfortable and vulnerable.

Parish Hall Rental
Parish Hall
The Immaculate Conception Parish Hall is available for holding receptions, banquets, holiday parties, reunions, corporate functions, fund raisers, and other group events. To learn more about the facility, availability, and pricing, please visit the Hall Rental page or call (330)296-6434

St. Mary Cemetery

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 330-296-6434

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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