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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.

Please pray for Bishop George Murry

If you would like to send greetings to Bishop Murry they can be sent: c/o The Diocese of Youngstown, 144 West Wood St., Youngstown, Ohio 44503.

LECTOR WORKSHOP JUNE 23-24 There will be a brief workshop for lectors after each Mass the weekend of June 23-24. Those already serving in this ministry and anyone interested in becoming a lector are encouraged to attend to prepare to be commissioned. Please contact Eric Ruehr at 330-221-4340 if you are interested in becoming a lector or have any questions.

K of C TRUNK-N-TREASURE FLEA MARKETK of CCouncil #1417 of the Knights of Columbus and the Chestnut Grove Art District will be hosting a Trunk-n-Treasure Sale: An Outdoor Flea Market on June 23, 2018 from 9:00 am to 2:00 pm - rain or shine. Vendors will be able to sell items from the trunk of their cars. The sale will take place at the IC School parking lot, 225 S. Sycamore Street in Ravenna. Spaces are $15.00 for one/$25.00 for two. Tables, chairs, and canopies are not available for rental. Vendors must provide their own. To register please send name, phone number, number of spaces and fee to: Immaculate Conception Parish Attn: Chuck Calalesina 409 West Main Street Ravenna, Ohio 44266 Make checks payable to: Knights of Columbus #1417 For more information please contact: Mike Reder at 330-297-0113.

WALKING IN THE FOOTSTEPS OF FATHER MCGIVNEY - SEPT 1-5 The Portage County Chapter of the Knights of Columbus is sponsoring a trip "Walking in the Footsteps of Father Michael J. McGivney" the founder of the Knights of Columbus! Departs Ravenna September 1, traveling to Bar Harbor Maine and New Haven, Connecticut. Mass will be celebrated at St. Mary Church, founded by Father McGivney, a tour of the Knights of Columbus Museum, free time in Bar Harbor, Maine and a stop at the Turning Stone Casino in New York which will be giving a $30 casino bonus. Limited availability. For more information please call David Bender at 330-388-9305

IC CARD PARTYThe Immaculate Conception Parish Card Party will be held at 5:00pm on Tuesday, June 26, 2018 at Immaculate Conception Parish Hall, 251 West Spruce Ave., Ravenna. The event features refreshments, door prizes, a 50/50 raffle, and a chance to win a $300 gift card to Guido's of Ravenna. The cost is $9 per person pre-sale or $10 at the door. For pre-sale tickets, call Karen Cipriano at 330-6185540.

PARISH PICNIC AND CASH RAFFLE This year our Parish Picnic and Cash Raffle will be on Saturday, July 14 following the 4:00pm Mass in the Social Hall. Information and tickets have been mailed out. Additional tickets can be obtained during normal office hours of the parish office. This year the parish will provide hamburgers, hot dogs, buns, beverages and place settings and we are again asking each family to bring a dish to share. Families with the last name beginning with the letter A thru N to bring a side dish and O thru Z a dessert. Along with the cash raffle of four drawings, there will be door prizes, games, good food , and an opportunity to socialize with fellow parishioners.

VOCATIONS "For now the LORD has spoken who formed me as his servant from the womb."

God created each of us and called us to serve him in a particular vocation. Is He calling you to serve in the vocations of religious life, the diaconate or priesthood? Contact Father Christopher Luoni at 330-744-8451, or email him at: cluoni@youngstowndiocese.org.

St. Ambrose Garrettsville Chicken Dinner FestivalChicken Dinner FestivalSt. Ambrose Parish will be holding its 59th annual Chicken Dinner Festival Saturday, June 23 from 1:00-8:00pm and Sunday, June 24 from 11:30am - 7:00pm. Cost -- Adults $12.00 and Children $7.00. Carry outs are available. There will be Chinese Auction, Bingo, raffles and games of chance for adults, and games for children.

Religious Freedom Week June 22-29 People of faith are committed to serving others in God's love in healthcare, child welfare, migration and refugee resettlement, education, and more. Religious freedom protects the space in which we can continue to serve. Religious Freedom Week began on June 22, the Feast of Sts. Thomas More & John Fisher. Join Catholics across the country to pray and act for the freedom to serve faithfully and with integrity. Learn more at www.usccb.org/ReligiousFreedomWeek.

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 arrival of their infant, those who have recently celebrated the birth or adoption of their child, and those who have children under the age of 7 whom they wish to have baptized, must first attend a preparation session prior to arranging celebration of the sacrament. Please contact Eileen Edwards in the parish office (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
June 24, 2018 - "...Behold, one is coming after me; I am not worthy to unfasten the sandals of his feet."   -- Acts 13:25

Stewardship is a lifestyle, it's not a program or a process. It's how we are called to live our lives twenty-four hours a day, seven days a week! It challenges us to live "Godcentered" lives, not "self-centered" lives. Reflect on your daily activities, do you do them for the glory of God or for the glory of your own name?

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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