HEALING MASSES ~ NATIONAL BASILICA AND SHRINE OF OUR LADY OF CONSOLATION – CAREY, OHIO

During these Masses special prayers are offered for God’s healing to be upon those assembled.  The Blessed Sacrament is exposed at the altar as those present are invited to come forward for the laying on of hands and prayers for healing by the Priest.  For those who are significantly ill or chronically ill in body, mind or spirit, the Sacrament of the Anointing of the Sick is also available. Upcoming healing Masses: July 11 at 7 p.m.; August 1 at 7 p.m.  For more information, please call the Shrine at (419) 396-7107, or visit the Shrine web site: www.olcshrine.com.

THERE’S NO VACATION FROM YOUR VOCATION

Summer: What better time for a Worldwide Marriage Encounter weekend? Take 44 hours away from jobs, kids, chores, and phones—and focus only on each other. It’s last call for the next Marriage Encounter weekend on July 18-20, and the next is September 12-14; both are in central Ohio.  For more information or to register, contact Paul & Marilou Clouse at 740-746-9003 or visit our website at www.wwmecolumbus.org

UPCOMING PILGRIMAGES AT THE NATIONAL BASILICA AND SHRINE OF OUR LADY OF CONSOLATION – CAREY, OHIO

July 12 – Filipino Pilgrimage Day, Confessions at 9:30 a.m., Mass at 11:00 a.m. in the Upper Basilica in Tagalog and English, 2:30 p.m. Outdoor Rosary Procession with Benediction and individual prayer;

September 21 – Latino Pilgrimage Day, Confessions 10:30 a.m. – 12:00 Noon, Mass at 11:00 a.m. in the Upper Basilica in Spanish, 2:30 p.m. Outdoor Rosary Procession with Benediction and individual prayer;

September 28 – Family Pilgrimage Day, Family Liturgy at 12:00 Noon in the Shrine Park, Picnic Lunch following liturgy, 2:30 p.m. Outdoor Rosary Procession with Benediction and individual prayer.

For more information, please call the Shrine at (419) 396-7107, or visit the Shrine web site: www.olcshrine.com.

THIS SUMMER, VISIT SOME OF THE TWELVE CATHOLIC SHRINES IN OHIO:

Yes, there are twelve Catholic Shrines located in Ohio, all worth making a day pilgrimage. These include: the Shrine of Saint Anthony (Cincinnati); the Shrine of the Holy Relics (Maria Stein); the National Shrine and Basilica of Our Lady of Consolation (Carey); the Sorrowful Mother Shrine (Bellevue); the Saint Paul Shrine (Cleveland); the National Shrine of Our Lady of Lourdes (Euclid); the Shrine of Our Lady of Levocha (Bedford); the Shrine and Church of Mariapoch (Burton); the National Shrine of Our Lady of Lebanon (North Jackson); the Shrine of our Lady, Comforter of the Afflicted (Youngstown); Our Lady of Toledo, Queen of the Most Holy Rosary Shrine (Oregon); and the National Shrine of Our Lady of Saint Dymphna (Massillon).  For more information on these shrines, visit: www.catholicshrines.net and click on “Ohio,” or click on other states for information about Catholic Shrines located throughout the United States.

The Catholic Men’s Luncheon Club…

will NOT meet in July or August due to summer holidays and vacations. We will return to St. Patrick Church on Friday, September 5th with an intriguing presentation on “Evangelization in the Workplace”! Mark your calendar! A blessed and relaxing summer to all men and their loved ones from THE CATHOLIC MEN’S LUNCHEON CLUB!

SAVE THE DATE of Dec. 7, 2014 for 5th Annual CYSC Dinner Theater

We invite you to attend our 5th Annual Dinner Theater held on Sunday, Dec.7 at Villa Milano from 6-9pm. This is a one of a kind fundraising event to benefit the ministry and camperships of Catholic Youth Summer Camp (CYSC). Visit our web-site for info on CYSC and the Dinner Theater at www.cysc.com or contact julie@cysc.com 

HOLY FAMILY SOUP KITCHEN – VOLUNTEERS NEEDED

Started in the 1970’s, it was a mission of Fr. Francis X. Schweitzer, former pastor at Holy Family, to feed the area’s hungry and homeless. Today the Holy Family Soup Kitchen & Food Pantry, located at 57 South Grubb Street (one block south of Holy Family Church, 588 West Broad Street) serves over 700 hot meals daily, Monday through Friday, and an average of 125 families receive assistance from the Food Pantry each week.  Please call Sharon Wing at 461-9444 in advance to volunteer.