“Radical Monotheism” DSWC Christmas Boutique _ Luncheon by jianghongl


									                   33rd Sunday of Ordinary Time Bulletin Announcements for November 13, 2011

             Thanksgiving Dinner at MOS                                      What’s Happening at Hoban High
The Divorced, Separated, Widowed Catholics of Greater Akron            Students and families interested in Archbishop Hoban
(DSWC) is hosting a Thanksgiving dinner on Saturday,                   High School are invited to attend an Open House on
November 19, here at Mother of Sorrows. DSWC will be at                Thursday, November 17, from 6 to 8pm. Tour the school,
the 5pm Mass and the Thanksgiving dinner will follow in the            meet our outstanding faculty, staff and coaches, and learn
church’s hall. DSWC board members will prepare the turkey,
                                                                       more about a Holy Cross education.
mashed potatoes, sweet potatoes, and green beans. Those
attending are asked to bring a side dish, salad or dessert to share.   Hoban’s Night of Excellence will also be on November
A reservation is necessary to ensure we prepare enough food
                                                                       17, from 6 to 8pm for those interested in learning more
for all. To register, please call Frank (330-801-0527), Sharon
(330-612-3635) or Chuck (330-289-3201).              Don’t wait!       about AP and Honors Program at Hoban. Students and
Deadline is this Wednesday, November 16. A special                     teachers from the AP and Honors Program will be
invitation is extended to parishioners of MOS, especially any          available to answer questions and examples of students
who may be divorced, separated, single, or widowed, to join us.        work will be on display.
Hope to share a Thanksgiving dinner with you!
                                                                            First Friday Club of Greater Akron
                “Radical Monotheism”                                   John Allen, prize-winning Senior Correspondent for the
On November 15, Reverend Thomas Michel, S.J. will                      National Catholic Reporter and Senior Vatican Analyst for
speak on “A Catholic Priest among Muslims: What I’ve                   CNN is returning to Akron to address the First Friday
Learned in These Years”. This is the final lecture of the              Club Luncheon on December 2, at the Martin Center of
series “Muslims Meeting Christians: Aspects of the                     the University of Akron, 105 Fir Hill, Akron. John
Encounter” at John Carroll University. For additional                  Allen’s topic is “Rome is From Mars, America From
information, please call 216-397-4708 or visit                         Venus”. The cost of the luncheon is $15 with the doors
www.jcu.edu/religion/tuohy.                                            opening at 11:15am. Prepaid reservations can be made
                                                                       by sending a check to the First Friday Club of Greater
                            DSWC                                       Akron, 795 Russell Ave., Akron, Ohio 44307. For
                                                                       additional information, call 330-535-7668.
The Divorced, Separated and Widowed Catholics of
Akron is sponsoring a talk by Michael Misiak, author of
the book God Loves You and I’m Trying. His book is a                                   Roast Beef Dinner
collection of stories of how God is present daily in our               Buy your tickets now for the 3rd annual Villa Maria
lives day in simple ways. It will be held on Monday,                   Community Roast Beef Dinner on Sunday, December
November 14th at 7:30pm at Immaculate Heart of Mary,                   4th, 2011 from noon until 4pm. The dinner will feature
Convent Building, 1945 Portage Trail in Cuyahoga                       the Villa’s own farm-raised beef, cabbage, and onion
Falls. This event is open at no cost to single people of all           medley, mash potatoes (yes, from Villa Maria’s gardens)
faiths. Refreshments at 7:15 pm. For information please                and gravy, salad, made-from-scratch biscuits, beverage
call Frank 330-801-0527 or Sharon 330-612-3635.                        and dessert. Costs are $9.50 for a large, $4.50 for a
                                                                       small and children 7 and under are free. Come for the
                                                                       Nativity Display and stay for dinner. Take out is
        Christmas Boutique & Luncheon                                  available. Tickets go fast, so call today! For additional
The Christ Child Society of Akron will have their 42nd                 information or to purchase tickets, call 724-964-8920,
Annual Christmas Boutique and Luncheon on                              ext. 3348 or email kperry@humilityofmary.org.
Saturday, November 19th, 2011 from 9am until 3pm.
Come see the Boutique, bake shop, and book nook. There
will be a quilt raffle, mini raffle, and door prizes. Style                             Spaghetti Dinner
Show by TONI in STYLE, Chagrin Falls. Luncheon at                      When: Sunday, December 11, 2011 from noon to 4pm.
noon. For luncheon reservations, please contact Micki                  Buy your tickets now for the first ever Villa Maria
Trenta at 330-668-9068.               Located at Hilton                Community Spaghetti Dinner. The dinner will feature
Akron/Fairlawn (3180 W. Market St., Akron, OH).                        the Villa’s own sauce made from their farm fresh produce
                                                                       and herbs and meatballs made from their Villa farm-
                  The Journey Continues                                raised beef. The dinner also includes a tossed salad,
Sr. Helen Prejean, CSJ give a talk on her book “Dead                   beverage, and dessert. Cost is $6 for a large, and $4.50
Man Walking” on Tuesday, November 15th at 7:30pm                       for a small. Children under 7 eat free! Come for the
at St. Martin of Tours (1800 Station Rd., Valley City,                 Nativity Display and stay for dinner. Take out is
OH 44280). Please see the bulletin board in the Church                 available. Tickets go fast so call today! For more info or
vestibule for other upcoming dates and locations for the               to purchase tickets, please call 724-964-8920, ext. 3348
talk or for more information.                                          or email kperry@humilityofmary.org.
                  33rd Sunday of Ordinary Time Bulletin Announcements for November 13, 2011

                 GED Tutors Needed                                               Those Who Pray For Us
Seeds of Literacy, a nonprofit Organization offering free,          Preparing for Pro Orantibus Day, Monday,
one-to-one tutoring in basic adult education and GED                November 21, 2011, the Memorial of Mary’s
preparation, has an urgent need for more tutors. We are             Presentation in the Temple, we pray...
the only nationally accredited adult literacy provider in           For consecrated men and women in convents, and
Cuyahoga County. Tutors work individually with students             cloisters, monasteries, and hermitages, that their
on reading, writing, and math skills, offer encouragement           hidden prayers and sacrifices supply the grace needed
and support, and help students develop confidence and               so that the seeds of faith, hope, and love may
positive attitudes about learning. Please attend our
                                                                    blossom abundantly in our world.
upcoming tutor training session on Saturday,
                                                                    For those who may be discerning God’s call,
November 19th from 9am to 2pm. Training will be held
at Seeds Resource Center 3104 West 25th Street (corner              especially young people considering the cloistered or
of West 25th and Clark). To register, please contact                monastic life, that they may be open to the
Alexandria       Marshall     at      216-661-7950      or          promptings of the Holy Spirit as Mary was in being
alexandriamarshall@seedsofliteracy.org. Please visit                presented in the temple.
us at www.seedsofliteracy.org or on Facebook.                       For Christian families, the source of all priestly and
                                                                    religious vocations, that they may encourage young
                                                                    people to rejoice in doing God’s will.
                   RESPONSE 2012                                                     We pray to the Lord...
How will you Respond? Would you like to make a
difference in your community, the country, or the world?
Do you want to serve those in need and work for social
                                                                                      Living with Benedict
justice? With nearly 200 programs and thousands of                  The Benedictine Monks of St. Andrew Abbey in Cleveland,
opportunities, RESPONSE 2012, the most comprehensive                Ohio are inviting single men 18-45 years of age seeking to
                                                                    know God’s will for their life and vocation to participate in a
guide of faith-based service opportunities is now available—
                                                                    “Living with Benedict” weekend scheduled February 10-12,
and it’s free. Volunteers serve full-time for periods of one
                                                                    2012 (Liturgical Spirituality) and May 18-20, 2012
week to one year or more across the United States and in
                                                                    (Hospitality). For more information or to register, contact Fr.
more than 100 countries worldwide. Summer and school
                                                                    Finbar, OSB at finbar@cbhs.net or at 216-721-5300, ext. 273.
break opportunities are also available. Our volunteers are
from all walks of life—from high school to senior citizens
and every stage in between. Positions are available for both                           Volunteers Wanted
single and married volunteers, including those with children.
                                                                    Hospice of the Western Reserve addresses the physical,
Contact Catholic Volunteer Network to receive your free
copy/copies of RESPONSE 2012. Call toll-free at 800-543-
                                                                    emotional, and spiritual needs of seriously ill people and
5046 or email info@catholicvolunteernetwork.org. You can            their families. Committed and passionate volunteers allow
also     search      RESPONSE         2012      online     at       us to care for thousands of patients and their families. A
www.catholicvolunteernetwork.org.                                   few hours of your time will make a world of difference for
                                                                    our neighbors. Our next volunteer education will take
                                                                    place at Hospice of the Western Reserve, 150
          Nativity Display at Villa Maria                           Springside Dr., Suite A-100, Fairlawn, OH 44333 on
When: December 3, 4, 10, and 11 from noon to 5pm                    Mondays and Wednesdays, beginning November 21st
(Saturdays and Sundays). Annual event displaying hundreds of        through December 14th, 2011 starting at 6 until 9pm.
Nativity sets from around the world. Live music includes
                                                                    For additional information or to register for the series,
performances by The Wade Raridon Singers, Seraphim, New
Bedford Presbyterian and Bell Choir, St. Camillus Choir as          please call Joan Ibbett at 216-970-6201.
well as individual harpists, flutists and pianist. In addition to
the Nativity Display, The Villa Shoppe will be offering nativity                  Car Donation Program
sets, one-of-a-kind Fair Trade items and unique gifts from          Avoid the hassles and headaches of trading in or
around the world for the holiday season. The Villa Farm will        selling your vehicle yourself by donating it to the
have white, red, and pink poinsettias. No registration is           SVDP Car Donation Program. Proceeds from the sale
required to view the display and there is no admission fee. Free
                                                                    will be used by the St. Vincent de Paul Society, Diocese
will offerings will be accepted. The event will be held at the
conference center on the grounds of the Villa Maria                 of Cleveland, in their charitable programs that assist the
Community Center in Villa Maria, PA. Travel 422 East 1 mile         needy and suffering. You may also be eligible for an
from the Ohio/PA State Line. Turn right on Evergreen Rd.,           income tax deduction. To donate your vehicle; please
travel 1 mile, turn right on Villa Drive and follow the event       call: 1-800-322-8284, St. Vincent de Paul Society, USA
signs. For more info or directions call: 724-964-8920 ext. 3348.    or visit www.svdpusacars.com.

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