UPCOMING PILGRIMAGES AT THE NATIONAL BASILICA AND SHRINE OF OUR LADY OF CONSOLATION – CAREY, OHIO
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 email@example.com.
LEAVE DISTRACTION BEHIND AND FOCUS ON YOUR MARRIAGE
Bring Christ’s peace to your marriage: learn how on a Worldwide Marriage Encounter weekend! 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
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.
ALL MEN IN THE DIOCESE ARE INVITED…
…to participate in the Diocesan Catholic Laymen’s Retreat League September silent retreat at St. Therese’s Retreat Center. From 6 PM Friday, September 5 through 11AM Mass Sunday, September 7, Fr. Patrick Toner, pastor of St. Joseph’s, Plain City will direct the retreat on the theme “Lessons in the Pursuit of Spiritual Perfection.” Register early for this retreat. The total cost is only $130.00. Contact Charles F. Kielkopf at (614) 268-0175, or: firstname.lastname@example.org
WOMEN OF THE COLUMBUS DIOCESE…
…for just one week-end put away your cell phone, I-Pad and computer and spend some quiet time with God by coming to a SILENT retreat for women October 3, 4, & 5, 2014 at St. Therese’s Retreat Center, 5277 E. Broad Street, Columbus, OH 43213. Sponsored by the Catholic Laywomen’s Retreat League, this retreat begins Friday evening and ends Sunday at noon. Fr. Michael Hinterschied, parochial vicar at St. Paul the Apostle Church in Westerville, will be the retreat master. His theme is “The Holy Spirit: The Sanctifier.” The fee is $125. For more information send e-mail to email@example.com or call Sharon Gehrlich, CLRL Secretary, at 614-882-1946. Deadline is August 1, 2014. Space is limited and fills quickly. Please respond soon. God is calling you.