April 2 - Holy Thursday, Morning Prayer @ 8am; Mass of the Lord's Supper @ 7pm
April 3 - Good Friday, Morning Prayer @ 8am; Celebration of the Lord's Passion @ 3pm & 7pm
April 4 - Easter Vigil, Morning Prayer @ 8am; Easter Vigil Service time TBA
THANK YOU to all the Family & Friends who attended, donated, and volunteered at the Karen Thomas’ fundraiser. It was a HUGE success and it was GREAT seeing everyone. The Thomas’ were overwhelmed with the outpouring and support from everyone. God Bless to All!
Religious Education News
The next parent preparation class for Baptism will take place on Wednesday, March 11, 2015. More details
The Jesus Day Retreat for children making their first Communion will take place Saturday, March 14 in the FSPC 9-11am or 12-2pm.
Fifth grade PSR students will perform a Stations of the Cross play on Sunday, March 15 at 11:30am in the FSPC. It is a production by children for children. All children/families in the parish are welcome to attend. If you are not a PSR family and plan on attending, please RSVP Diane Hurtuk at email@example.com so we have enough seating.
Older Adult Ministry News
Christ's Crafters meet every Wednesday 1-3 pm in lower church hall.
The Diabetic Support Group meets the second Monday of each month in room 6 of the lower church hall.
The Bereavement Ministry is in need of additional greeters for Funeral Masses. On Saturday, March 21 in Rm 1 of the Lower Church Hall from 9:30-11:30am, there will be a presentation and instruction on this ministry. RSVP to Joan 330-688-6412, X272.
Youth Ministry News
HURRY... Still time to register for 2015 Steubenville Conference, but spots won't last. more info
Workers Needed for Easter Bunny Breakfast - Saturday, March 21
Joining forces with the American Red Cross, the Stow-Munroe Falls Lions are sponsoring a blood drive at Holy Family in the LCH on Tuesday, March 3 from 1-7 pm. Please bring your Red Cross Donor Card or some form of picture ID (ex. Ohio’s Driver’s License). Call 1-800-733-2767 for an appointment.
March 4 - Evening of Confession
All are invited to an “Evening of Confession” from 5-8pm. Holy Family as well as other parishes in the diocese will provide an opportunity for those who have been away from the Sacrament of Reconciliation to come home. It is also an opportunity for all to receive the healing grace of this sacrament. For more information see www.welcomecatholics.com
March 6 - K of C Fish Fry
Holy Family is hosting a Knights of Columbus' Lenten Fish Fry each Friday during Lent -- February 20 thru March 27. Dinners will be served from 4:30-7pm in the lower church hall. Menu | More Details
March 21 - 5th Annual Holy Family Parish Breakfast with the Easter Bunny & Egg Hunt
This event takes place from 10am -12pm in Holy Family's lower church hall. The cost is $8.00 per person and includes breakfast (pancakes, eggs, sausage, fruit, drinks) and event activities. All proceeds benefit Holy Family Life Teen/ Youth Ministry. This fun event is made possible by the generosity of the Knights of Columbus. Prepayment is required. Please RSVP by March 18. Contact: Sue Figler, development director, 330-688-6412 x 213 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
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