In Residence: Rev. Richard Murphy
Pastor: Rev. Thomas Kraszewski
THE ROMAN CATHOLIC COLLABORATING PARISHES OF NILES & MINERAL RIDGE
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17 TH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME
COMMUNITY SUPPERS: JUNE – THE MASONS AT HOPE UNITED METHODIST CHURCH, 21 Fairview Ave., Niles - Suppers are free & open to the public every Thursday serving from 4:45 to 6 p.m.
NILES COMMUNITY SERVICES FOOD COLLECTION:
JUNE – Macaroni & Cheese - There is a large basket in the vestibule of the Church for those who wish to contribute to this worthy effort.
HARRIET’S CUPBOARD – JUNE – Personal Hygiene Products, Shampoo, Conditioner, Soap and Body Wash - There is a large box in the vestibule of the church for those who wish to help with this mission of Catholic Charities.
We welcome you to our website for The Collaborating Parishes of St. Stephen and St. Mary's in Niles and Mineral Ridge, Ohio. Please feel free to browse our website and contact us if you have any questions or needs.
St. Stephen Parish
Saturday 4:30 p.m.
Sunday 9:30 a.m.
Weekdays 8:30 a.m.
St. Mary Parish
Sunday 8:00 a.m. & 11:15 a.m.
Wednesdays 8:30 a.m.
St. Stephen Parish
St. Mary Parish
YOUR SUNDAY CONTRIBUTION ENVELOPE
will be sent to the correct Church, no matter which Mass you attend. To ensure that your donation goes to your parish, please use your church envelopes, or put your donation in a plain envelope marked with your name and which Church you want to receive it. All cash donations will go to the church that receives it. If you have any questions, call the rectory.
ST. STEPHEN ROMAN CATHOLIC PARISH IN NILES, OHIO FORMED IN 1853 IS A LOVING; CARING FAMILY OF WELCOMING PEOPLE WHO’S RICH TRADITION OF FAITH IS ROOTED IN THE EUCHARIST. ACTIVELY LIVING THE GOSPEL, WE SHARE OUR FAITH AND HOPE WITH ALL THE PEOPLE AS WE JOURNEY TOWARD THE KINGDOM OF GOD
ST. STEPHEN PRESCHOOL REGISTRATION
We are now accepting applications for our St. Stephen Preschool for the 2014-2015 school year. It is our intention to have both morning and afternoon 3 & 4 year old classes as well as a Pre-Kindergarten morning class next year. If you have preschool age children and you have not already done so, please stop in to our main office to complete your registration paperwork. If you do not have preschool age children, but have friends or family who do, be sure to let them know that our Preschool registration has begun, and we encourage them to register as soon as possible. We are looking forward to a wonderful year full of new ideas and creative activities. It is important that you register at your earliest opportunity to insure your child’s placement in the class days you prefer. Call the school office (330-652-5511) for more information or simply stop in to register at the school between 9 a.m. and 2 p.m. Monday through Friday.
PARISH PICNIC PLANNING
St. Stephen Parish Picnic is scheduled for Sunday, September 21 at Stevens Park.
In past years it had been held at the end of August and always competed with last minute vacations and back to school hustle and bustle, so this year we are going to try a September date and see if that allows more people to attend. Those who come to the picnic always have a good time and we hope that if you haven’t joined us in the past you will make an effort this year. We would love to see you there!
If you are interested in helping plan the picnic you are asked to attend a meeting in the rectory meeting room on Tuesday, August 5 at 6:30 p.m. If you would like to help in any way or even just have some good ideas but are not able to attend on that day, please call the rectory at 330-652-4396.
It’s Almost Time!!!
St. Mary’s Golf Outing—August 17th
With just a few weeks to go, there is still time to join the fun for our upcoming parish golf outing at Bedford Trails on Sunday, August 17th. Although the field is quickly filling, there is room for 5 more foursomes.If you haven’t yet registered, plan to do so within the next week...the deadline is August 1st.
There are many opportunities to support our golf outing if you are not a golfer;
*Sponsor a hole in honor or memory of a loved one for $25 *Ask your favorite business to sponsor a hole for $50 *Donate 5 instant lottery tickets (can be placed in an envelope and dropped in collection basket) *Donate items/basket for Chinese Auction (contact Betty Leskovac) *Purchase raffle tickets for the Chinese Auction baskets (they will be available in the lower church vestibule beginning August 3rd. 20 tickets for $5. *Help to set up/clean at the course pavilion *Donate a dozen golf balls *Donate non perishable foods for the Mineral Ridge Food Pantry *Say a prayer for the success of our golf outing and in gratitude for our supporters.
Thank you to all who donate their time, talent and money to make this event a success. 2014 is the 9th year for this fundraiser which helps to support the charitable works of both the Women’s Guild and Men’s Club.
For more information, brochures are available in the lower vestibule of the church or contact Vince Steinbeiser or Carol Kirsch