Mass Times
Saturday Vigil: 4:00 PM
Sunday: 8:00 AM
Sunday: 10:30 AM
Weekdays: 8:00 AM
Saturday: 2:45 PM
PSR: Sun., 9:15-10:15am
RCIA: Tue, 6:30-8pm
Route 59 Youth Ministry:
Selected Mondays., 6:30-8pm. Check bulletin for actual times.
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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PLEASE JOIN US IN ADORATION A group will gather in church on Thursdays to pray before the Blessed Sacrament from 12:30 to 1:30pm beginning on February 27. We will continue to gather on Thursday fro the next five weeks during the season of Lent. For further information call Susan Kurilich at 440-773-6504.

A day to honor and celebrate the EucharistSunday, March 15 our parish will have a day to celebrate and honor the Blessed Sacrament. We will begin with the exposition of the Blessed Sacrament at the conclusion of the 10:30am Sunday Mass. The Eucharist will remain exposed on the main altar for veneration till 4:30pm when during Solemn Sung Evening Prayer there will be a procession with the Sacrament and Benediction. The guest homilist for the event will be, Fr. Zachary Coulter. Please make plans to sign up to be in attendance for this event or to be on guard during the day.

PSR FAMILY DAY Sunday, March 1, we invite our families with children in grades K-6 to join us in IC Hall from 9:15-10:15am to help us set off on our journey through the Lenten season. We thank our 7th & 8th grade students who will be assisting our catechists with the morning activities.

YOUTH MINISTRY Route 59 Youth Ministry will not meet Feb. 16th or Feb. 23rd. Our next gathering will be Monday, March 2 at the Newman Center in Kent.

40 CANS FOR LENT K of CThe Knights of Columbus will be collecting can goods from February 26 to April 5. This collection is the "40 cans for Lent" program and all donations will be sent to Catholic Charities. Our goal this year is to reach 2000 lbs. of can goods. Please help us if you are able. Thanks, Immaculate Conception Council #1417.

"THE LIGHT IS ON FOR YOU" On Wednesday, March 11 from 7:00-8:30 pm, our parish and parishes throughout the Diocese of Youngstown will offer and "Evening of Reconciliation". During this time the Sacrament of Reconciliation will be available as a sign for all to embrace and live God's mercy and love more completely.

TRAVELING VOCATIONS CHALICE The Vocation Ministry team is excited to introduce the Traveling Chalice Program to help encourage prayers for vocations. This is a wonderful opportunity for all parishioners! Individuals or families can sign up to take home a special chalice blessed by Father Kraynak, and every day for one week take a few minutes to pray for vocations using special vocation prayer cards. The chalice is to be returned prior to the next weekend's Mass. It will be displayed in the church and then presented at the end of Mass to the individual or family who is taking it home that week. We invite you to prayerfully consider participating in the program, let's keep the chalice actively traveling throughout the parish community in support of vocations. Sign up is the sacristy for your week with the traveling chalice!

Clean Up for Lent There is a great need for cleaning, paper, and hygiene products for those less fortunate in Portage County. Weekends of March 7-8 and 14-15 , please bring items to Mass and place in Tobin Hall. For a list of the most need items, see the Bulletin.

ADULT FAITH FORMATION Please join us for Adult Faith Formation beginning February 9th in Tobin Hall between the Sunday morning Masses. We will be beginning Bishop Robert Barron's series "Catholicism" and exploring areas of interest for future sessions.

VOCATIONS "You shall love your neighbor as yourself." Accepting and following our vocation from God calls each of us to be selfless, to put others first like Christ. In this way we show love for our neighbor. If your vocation is to serve as a brother, sister, priest or deacon, God is calling you to love your neighbor in a great way. To understand more of your vocation contact Father Christopher Luoni (330) 744-8451, or by email

HOSPITAL VISITS Please call the Parish Office at 330-296-6434 if you or someone in your family is in the hospital and would like a visit from Sister Yvonne or one of the parish staff.

ST. PATRICK'S HSA IS HOSTING MARDI GRAS! Come and join us for a fun filled evening on Saturday, February 22 from 6-10pm in the St. Patrick school gym for Mardi Gras! Tickets are $35/person and include dinner and 2 drink vouchers. We have some amazing auction items available including: VIP Cav's tickets with access to the Chairman's Club, Black Crowe tickets, St. Vincent - St. Mary summer camp voucher, Kent State Pool Birthday Party voucher, Kent State Men's Basketball game tickets, Golf passes for Sunny Hill and Twin Lakes golf courses, Italian baskets, game baskets, party baskets, pet baskets, chocolate baskets and gift cards to fabulous eateries. Bring some friends, make it a girl's night out, but DON'T MISS IT! Contact the school office at 330-673-7232 for tickets.

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Stewardship Thought
February 23, 2020 - "But I say to you, love your enemies and pray for those who persecute you…" (Matthew 5:44)

Love your enemies, easier said than done, no doubt. But, remember, the foundation of stewardship is prayer. When we are in close communication with God, it opens our heart and it turns our attention away from "me" and moves it towards God and others. It allows us to have a little more empathy for "our enemy." When we pray for others, even "our enemies," maybe it softens their hearts as well.

Liturgical Ministry Schedule
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