Mass Times
Saturday Vigil: 4:00 pm
Sunday: 8:00 am
Sunday: 10:30 am
Weekdays: 8:00 am
M-W-Th-F
  6:00 pm
Tues.
Adoration
Wednesday: 8:30 am - 9:30 am
Reconciliation
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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CONFIRMATION PREPARATION Any 8th grade students attending our PSR program or area Catholic school (or any high school student who has not yet received the sacrament) who is interested in beginning formal preparation for Confirmation is invited to attend a Confirmation Preparation Information Meeting, Sunday, September 26 at 6:00pm in Tobin Hall. This meeting is required to celebrate the sacrament in the spring of 2022. We ask that a least one parent accompany their teen to this meeting. Please contact Eileen Edwards at 330- 296-6434 or icravennareligioused@gmail.com with any questions or concerns.

A message from Sister YvonneThe time has come for me to leave my ministry at Immaculate Conception Parish. Next weekend at all the Masses I will give my farewell message. I ask for no gifts. Your presence at Mass and prayer are gifts enough. Light refreshments will be available at a reception held in Tobin Hall following the 10:30am Mass.

PSROur Parish School of Religion program for children who attend public schools in GradesK-8 began Sunday, September 12, from 9:15 – 10:15 am in the Parish Center. Parents/guardians, if you have not already registered your children it is not too late. Contact Eileen Edwards, Director of Religious Education, at 330- 296-6434 or icravennareligioused@gmail.com, or stop in the parish office.RCIA – AN INVITATION The Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults (RCIA) provides an opportunity for interested non-Catholics to learn about the Catholic Faith and for baptized Catholics who have not yet received Confirmation or Eucharist to prepare to do so. If you or someone you know might be interested in finding out more about the RCIA process, please contact Eileen Edwards at 330-296-6434 or icravennareligioused@gmail.com.

IMMACULATE CONCEPTION CARE TEAM DIAPER DRIVE Catholic Charities of Portage County is collection diapers (any size) to be distributed to families in need. Please consider donating. Bring you donated items to Tobin Hall the weekends of October 2nd & 3rd or 9th & 10th. THANK YOU FOR YOUR GENEROSITY!!

GREETERS We are going to be asking for parishioners to again be greeters for each of our weekend Masses starting in October. Sign-up sheets will be with the Lectors and Eucharistic Ministers sheet starting in September. If you would like to be a greeter, please sign up for the Masses you would be available for.

IMMACULATE CONCEPTION SPAGHETTI DINNER Thursday, September 16, 4:00pm – 7:00pm in the IC Social Hall. Spaghetti & meatballs, salad, bread & butter, Beverages & Pie! Adults $10.00 Children ages 5-12 $5.00 Children ages 4 & under eat free

CATHOLIC MEN'S CONFERENCE As your new Bishop, I would like you to join me for the 2021 Gathering of Catholic Men and 8th Annual Catholic Men's Fellowship to be held 8:00am-1:30pm, Saturday, September 18, 2021 at Saint Thomas Aquinas High School, 2121 Reno Dr NE, Louisville, OH 44641. The theme for this gathering is "Letting Go of Fear – Embracing Faith." ………In my five months as Bshop of Youngstown, I have been blessed with many "firsts." I look forward with great anticipation to meeting you at what will be my first CMF gathering. Please make plans to join us. Check website for registration and details; https://www.cmfdoy.org/

K OF C

Rosary - The K of C will recite the Rosary on Sunday, September 26 at 7:30am.

Football Frenzy - The Knights of Columbus will be selling Football Frenzy Tickets this Fall. The money raised helps the State Council's Charity Fund support State and Local charitable works. Tickets are $20.00 each and can be purchased from any K of C member. October 9 & 10, we will be in Tobin Hall after each Mass. Any questions please call Mike Reder at 330-297-0113.

YOUNG AT HEART Young at Heart will meet in the Parish Hall at noon on Tuesday, September 21. Reservations and money are due by September 14. Please call Sandra Rogers at 330-322-0231 if you have questions.

MASS OF THANKSGIVINGThere will be a Mass of Thanksgiving at 10:30am on Sunday, November 14th followed by a dinner reception in our Immaculate Conception Social Hall in celebration of Father Kraynak's birthday and 40th anniversary of priesthood. Everyone is invited to the dinner beginning at 1:00pm to 3:00pm. There will be an RSVP form in a later bulletin to send in your reservation for the dinner. SAVE THE DATE!

PRAYER LINE Each month, members of our Parish Prayer Line pray for the sick and suffering of our parish. To add someone to the Prayer Line, please contact Bertie Held at 330-296- 4093 or the parish office. Names will be removed from the list every 3 months unless otherwise indicated. Thank You.

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Stewardship Thought
September 19, 2021: "If anyone wishes to be first, he shall be the last of all and the servant of all."  -- Mark 9:35

Jesus teaches us that we are called to love one another. Love involves sacrifice. Sacrifice is a word that many of us don't like to hear. We think it means that we must give up something that we want. However, the literal meaning of sacrifice is "to make holy," from the words "sacer" = sacred and "facere" = to make. In other words, we make our lives holy by sharing our gifts in the service of God.

St. Mary Cemetery

Weekly Mass Webcast
You can view the weekend Mass at Immaculate Conception online at nwntv.com, live from 4:00-5:00pm Saturdays, unless noted otherwise below. Video archives of previously webcast Masses are available here.

Parish Registration
If you still need to fill out the 2020 Parish Census form, or if you are new to the parish and wish to register, the form is available here.

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