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 email@example.com.
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 firstname.lastname@example.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
email@example.com. 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
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Do you want to serve those in need and work for social
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guide of faith-based service opportunities is now available—
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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 firstname.lastname@example.org or at 216-721-5300, ext. 273.
break opportunities are also available. Our volunteers are
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single and married volunteers, including those with children.
Hospice of the Western Reserve addresses the physical,
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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.