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					                                                                                                                              Summer 2012
                                                                                                                              Volume 3, Issue 2

        We are a Catholic Community of Faith, Centered on Jesus Christ who is Everything for us!

Dear members,
Hopefully, by the time you read this          to discuss parish pastoral and spiritual
newsletter, we will have hired a general      needs and priorities for the upcoming
contractor for the Lehner Center. He          year.
will be responsible for the construction
of four meeting rooms, a dedicated            All of the above are signs of life and
food bank, as well as infrastructure          growth. All are signs of our members
improvements (i.e., no more flooding).        coming together at Saint Ambrose in
We are hopeful that construction can          service to the Lord. The building will be
be completed by late September. While         helpful, but what is far more important
the updated and new facilities will be        is what all this communicates – a
helpful for our community, what is more       community centered on Jesus Christ,
important is what this construction           and committed to serving and building
communicates about our parish:                God’s kingdom.

  …We are alive and full of life, and in a     May these summer months be a time of
wonderful way, out of room.                   refreshment and peace for you and your
 …When we work together – giving,             family. In a few weeks, please join us for
sharing, and helping -- we can                our Parish Festival; it will be a GREAT
do good things for the Lord.                  kick off to summer! All proceeds from
 …While we are taking care of our space       the Festival and the raffle will be used
needs (four new meeting rooms), a             to maintain and care for our parish
large piece of this project is the creation
of a dedicated space for our Catholic
                                              facilities. I look forward to seeing YOU
                                                                                           IN THIS ISSUE
Works of Mercy Program to support and                                                       Upcoming Events                        page 2
maintain a food bank.                         If there is anything I can do for you,        Groundbreaking!                        page 3
This food bank will extend our care and       please feel free to contact me at frbob@      Community Meal                         page 4
concern for those most in need.      or 330.460.7333.
                                                                                            Sacraments                             page 5
 Last week, 24 members of our parish          May God bless you and your loved ones,        Day School                             page 6
came together to review the specs,                                                          FIAT                                   page 8
plans and bids – a sign that our                                                            In Memoriam                            page 9
members are invested and working
together to make good decisions for
                                                                                            Summer Excitment                       page 11
our parish. In a similar way, two weeks
ago, 28 parish leaders came together          Father Bob Stec
as part of our Pastoral Council meeting
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                                        Welcome to our                                                            Lehner Center Groundbreaking...A Vision Come True.
                                        Parish Community!                                                                         by Judy Edinger

                                                                                                                                  C e r e m o n i a l
                                                                                                                                                            Father Bob singled out Bob Howski,
                                                                                                                                                            who was responsible for buildings
                                                                                                                                                            and grounds for 28 years. Even after
                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Jake Bihari, who oversaw portions of
                                                                                                                                                                                                                 the project, said it was “a great day for
                                                                                                                                                                                                                 the parish, a good step, the first of many
                                       A warm welcome goes out to the many families and individuals who have
                                                                                                                                  groundbreaking for an     retirement he continues to work part-                to come.” He also credited Howski for
                                       recently joined our parish community. May you find Saint Ambrose to be a
                                                                                                                                  addition to the Lehner    time. Last year he conducted tours for               much of the work. “Before there was
                                       place where you are always welcome!
                                                                                                                                  Center was “exciting”     parishioners, pointing out furnaces and              St. Ambrose Buildings and Grounds,
                                       Mr. & Mrs. Milton Adrovet            Mr. & Mrs. Michael Manzo                              and “satisfying” for      boilers that date back to 1962. This                 there was Bob Howski,” he said.
                                       Mrs. Rosemary Bogdas                 Mr. & Mrs. James Naelitz              those who have worked so hard to          day Howski said he was excited about
                                       Mr. & Mrs. Fred Borsuk               Mr. Robert Quinn                      see this day. The ceremony took           the start of “something we really need”.             Bob Cebula, who became involved with

      Summer                           Mr. & Mrs. Scott Bryan
                                       Mr. Jim Bryson
                                                                            Mr. R.William Romph
                                                                            Mrs. Kathleen Sarazin
                                                                                                                  place May 12 after the 4:30 pm Mass.
                                                                                                                  Construction is expected to begin after
                                                                                                                  the Summer Festival in June.
                                                                                                                                                            The addition to the Lehner Center will
                                                                                                                                                            add another four meeting rooms, as
                                                                                                                                                            well as ample room for food storage to
                                                                                                                                                                                                                 the Vision 20/20 fundraising project
                                                                                                                                                                                                                 last September, said he was “excited
                                                                                                                                                                                                                 about what we’ve accomplished”
Parish Events                          Mr. Paul Busch
                                       Mr. Daniel Carr
                                       Mr. & Mrs. John Cicerone
                                                                            Miss Kathleen Sergott
                                                                            Ms. Gina Shrader
                                                                            Mr. & Mrs. Daniel Shrodes             After a prayer and scriptural reading,
                                                                                                                                                            feed the hungry.                                     and that it was satisfying to see the
                                                                                                                                                                                                                 groundbreaking finally take place.
    JUnE 2                             Ms. Christine Cowan                  Mr. Dominic Simeone                   Pastor Father Bob Stec introduced five    “Without our Vision 20/20 leadership
    Star4Life Relay for Life 5K Run    Mr Anthony DeMutis                   Ms. Mary Toman                        parishioners with shovels who turned      team, the project would be nowhere,”                 After the ceremony, parishioners
    and 1 Mile Fun Run                 Mr. & Mrs. Raymond Foos              Miss Angel Vealey                     over the turf: Jake Bihari, Bob and       Father Bob said later. “They did a lot               enjoyed a potluck meal that included
                                       Mr. & Mrs. Josh Jeffi                Mrs. Maryann Walsh                    Linda Cebula, Bob Howski, and Mark        of hard work in fundraising as well as               hamburgers and hotdogs in Hilkert Hall.
    JUnE 7-10                          Ms. Tiara Monique Jones              Mr. & Mrs. Zachary Warner             Oldfield. All are members of the Vision   getting the word out”, he added.
    Parish Summer Festival             Ms. Lois Kelly                       Ms. Susie White                       20/20 committee.      The ceremony
                                       Mr. & Mrs. Evor Kerr III             Ms. Angela Windau                     concluded with another prayer and a                                                           Howski and Bob
                                                                                                                                                                                               da Cebula, Bob
    JUnE 20-21                         Mr. & Mrs. Dennis Kijek              Mr. Jay Yagersz                       song.                                         Jake Bihari, Mark
                                                                                                                                                                                  Oldfield, Lin

    Indoor Garage Sale                 Mrs. Elaine Lynch                    Mr. & Mrs. Thomas Zamiska

    JUnE 24
    new Parishioner Welcome
                                             is a great site where you can find
                                                      and share photos, post messages and questions, join
                                                      groups and just to stay in the know. Also available on
    JULY 7                                            your SMARTPHONE! Find events, parishioner directory,
    Outdoor Mass & Movie night                        event photos and more.

    JULY 9-13
    SKY Vacation Bible School

    JULY 21
    Knights of Columbus Annual
    Golf Outing
                                      Groundbreaking Potluck                                                                                                                                      PROJECT TIMELInE:

    AUGUST 25
                                         Thank you for joining us!                                                                                                                                MAY 7 // Leadership Team met with the architect to
                                                                                                                                                                                                  narrow the bids down to two contractors

    Steak Roast and More!                                                                                                                                                                         May 11 and 12 // The Leadership Team met with the
                                                                                                                                                                                                  two contractors

                                                                                                                                                                                                  May 12 // Ceremonial groundbreaking

                                                                                                                                                                                                  May 16 // Leadership Team held a conference call to
                                                                                                                                                                                                  select contractor

                                                                                                                                                                                                  May 21 // Fr. Bob and Bob Downs, Finance Council
                                                                                                                                                                                                  Chair, selected Marous Brothers as the Lehner Center
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                                                                                                                                                                                                  May 24 // Letter was sent to the Diocese requesting
                                                                                                                                                                                                  permission to move forward with the project
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                                                                                                                                                                                                  June 11 // Official first day of construction
    Saint Ambrose Community                                                             Mission Possible Outreach                        Saint Ambrose Celebrates
    Meal Continues to Serve                                                              Efforts in the Dominican
                     by Marion Drake                                                    Republic continues to Grow!
                                                                                                                                         Sacraments of Initiation
                                                                                                                                         by Pattie Batchman,
                                                                                                                                         Director of Religious Education
                     It was nearly four years ago when the Community Meal                               by Jake Bihari
                     became the brain child of a group of Saint Ambrose
                                                                                                                                                           People of all ages celebrated
                     parishioners who had a calling to serve a Thanksgiving                              On April 4, the night before                      Sacraments of Initiation this
                     dinner to those in need in the Brunswick community. The                             opening      day,     Mission                     spring at Saint Ambrose! From
                     Community Meal blossomed from there to a meal served                                Possible hosted a fundraiser                      those experiencing the water
    on the third Sunday of every month. Each month, Jim and Pixie develop                                at Progressive Field. The                         of Baptism to the Confirmation
    the menu, order and shop for the food and coordinate the volunteers for the                          event was a huge success,                         anointing by Bishop Roger
    preparation, cooking and serving of the community meal. On the Saturday             raising $129,519. This money will be used for                      Gries and those who were
    before each meal, a group of 10 to 12 dedicated volunteers prepare the              shipping a container in November, ongoing        called to the table of the Lord as they celebrated
    meal in the church kitchen. They return on Sunday morning to finish any             social services and care, construction of a      First Eucharist, we are reminded that Saint
    remaining preparation, set up the serving line and dining room and cook             baseball field and will allow workers to begin   Ambrose is Alive and Centered on Christ.
    the food for the day’s meal. Linda Cebula is responsible for setting up and         the construction of new homes.
    managing the serving line and Bill Zarefoss is responsible for the dining
    room. In addition to their food prep duties, Saturday’s prep volunteers handle      This June, Mission Possible will be
    the serving line for Sunday’s meal. Pixie and Bill Zarefoss coordinate the          accompanied by a group of 43 missionaries
    volunteer assignments for the kitchen and dining areas. Approximately 30 -          from Saint Ambrose, Holy Angels, Saint John
    40 volunteers join in each month to ensure that Sunday’s meal is a success.         Neumann and Our Lady of Mount Carmel
                                                                                        preparing to go on the trip. We are planning
    “I really enjoy cooking, that’s why I do it this,” laughs Jim. “But really, it is   to do many great things for our brothers
    because it is a great community event that brings a lot of people together.         and sisters: ongoing social outreach and
    The volunteer commitment has been outstanding and many of the volunteers            education, continued maintenance and
    have been with the program since its inception. Some of our guests come for         upkeep of our existing community, medical
    the food and some come for the companionship and conversation. I really             outreach, and the construction of 2 new
    enjoy the people who come for dinner and it brings those together who are           homes in our current community.
    looking for a fresh hot meal or just someone to visit with.”
                                                                                        If you are interested in making a donation
    To date, the volunteers have served over 8,000 meals not including the              to support our efforts or would like more
    Thanksgiving Dinners which account for an additional 2,000 meals and                information, please contact Beth Yaugher
    6,000 box lunches. The dinner is funded through the annual Souper Bowl              (
    of Caring event sponsored by FIAT (Faith In Action Teens). Through their
    fundraising efforts and generous parishioners, FIAT was able to raise over
    almost $8,000 in 2012. “Our meal is self funded and we are able to prepare
    a hot and delicious meal that is well balanced and healthy strictly from
    donations and the Souper Bowl of Caring Event,” adds Jim. “Our parishioners
    bake beautiful homemade desserts and cakes to serve our guests,” noted
    Pixie. Buehler’s has been a partner with Saint Ambrose by donating bread
                                                                                                                                                                                                 May God walk beside you always and forever!
    and bakery items for the meal. For more information about the Community
    Meal, contact the Parish Office at (330) 460-7300.

                                                                                                                                         Is GOD calling a deeper faith?
                                                                                                                                         RCIA Information nights                                                         Would you like to learn
                                                                                                                                         St. Ambrose Parish invites you to join the RCIA journey. RCIA, the Rite         more about RCIA?
                                                                                                                                         of Christian Initiation for Adults is for people interested in learning about
                                                                                                                                         our Catholic faith and traditions as a means to discern if God is calling       Join us in the School Library:
                                                                                                                                         you to become Catholic.                                                            July 11, 7:00 p.m.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                            August 22, 7:00 p.m.
                                                                                                                                         For more information contact Father Bob Stec at 330-460-7300 or
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                                      “True success is found in improving ones talents and passions                            Saint Ambrose Students Lay
                                       in order to help others in the hopes to promote the Glory of
                                        God. I am using my passion for anatomy and fascination                                 Wreath at the Tomb of the Unknown
                                       about the human body to quite literally end others physical
                                       suffering through Athletic Training and Physical Therapy…                               A trip to Washington, D.C. is a rite of       An essay contest was conducted to
                                                                                                                               passage for most eighth grade students.       select the students that participated in
                                              My purpose is greater than me and my wants.”
                                                                                                                               Most remember their experience as a           the ceremony. “I was overwhelmed with
                                                                              – Megan Newrones ‘04
                                                                                                                               trip of a lifetime. Four students from        excitement when I found out I was a
                                                                                                                               Saint Ambrose School will be able to add      contest winner because I knew this would     Monczewski, eighth grade student council

                                    Seussical, Jr.                                                                             wreath layer to their trip’s memories.        be a once in a lifetime opportunity,” said   president.

                                                                                                                                                                             wreath layer Alec Biller.
                                    On May 4 & 5, the Saint Ambrose                                                            On April 21, Alec Biller, Elizabeth Wish,                                                  During the ceremony, the students
                                    Fine Arts Program presented                                                                Jordyn Nuti and Tony Monczewski had           Students followed a mandatory dress          followed a sequence of events that kept
                                    Seussical, Jr. at Padua Franciscan                                                         the honor of laying a wreath at the Tomb      code and strict visitor rules including      with the mission of Arlington National
School Dates                        High School to a packed crowd.
                                    Our Angels showcased their
                                                                                                                               of the Unknown during the wreath laying
                                                                                                                               ceremony at Arlington National Cemetery.
                                                                                                                                                                             meeting with the Tomb Guard Sentinels
                                                                                                                                                                             prior to placing a wreath the students
                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Ceremony and preserved the dignity
                                                                                                                                                                                                                          of the services. “My grandfather was a
                                    amazing talent. Seussical, Jr. was                                                         Arlington National Cemetery is known as       provided. “The guards instructed us on       guard at Arlington and I felt his presence
    AUGUST 12                       directed by Chris Monczewski and                                                           one of the nations most sacred shrines        the important parts and reminded us          as I was laying the wreath,” remarked
    Spirit Sunday                   Lauren Lloyd.                                                                              honoring our nation’s Veterans and their      not to be nervous. They also explained       eighth grader Elizabeth Wish.
                                                                                                                               families who sacrificed their lives for our   what an honor it was for us to participate
    AUGUST 15 & 20                                                                                                             freedom while serving in past and present     in this experience because it is how we      “This was an experience I will remember
    Kindergarten Orientation
                                    Rita Stec Scholarship Awarded                                                              conflicts.                                    remember the brave people who have
                                                                                                                                                                             fought for our country,” added Tony
                                                                                                                                                                                                                          forever,” said Monczewski.

    AUGUST 17                                                          On Sunday, May 13 five Saint Ambrose Day
    School Open House                                                  School students were awarded the Rita Jane Stec
                                                                       Scholarship. The purpose of the Scholarship that
    AUGUST 19                                                          was established in memory of Father Bob Stec’s          Saint Ambrose Angels Continue to Soar
    new Family Mass & Breakfast                                        mother in 2010, is to provide students resources
                                                                                                                                                  Megan newrones                                                   Dr. Michael S. Benninger
                                                                       to continue their Catholic Education into junior high
    AUGUST 20                                                          and high school. Students selected demonstrated
                                                                                                                                                  Saint Ambrose alumna Megan Newrones,                             After graduating Saint Ambrose School,
    First Day of School (Gr. 1-8)                                                                                                                 21, graduated from Wheeling Jesuit                               Dr. Benninger attended Saint Ignatius High
                                                                       strong academics, character, leadership as well as
                                                                                                                                                  University as the valedictorian of her class                     School. A graduate of Harvard University,
                                                                       service. Sixth graders, Eric Scalfano and Alaina
    AUGUST 21                                                          Ricciardi each received $500 scholarships to Saint
                                                                                                                                                  on May 19 with a degree in athletic training                     Dr. Benninger received his medical degree
    Mass at 6:30 pm and                                                                                                                           and physical therapy. She played soccer                          from Case Western Reserve University
                                                                       Ambrose Day School and eighth graders, Lucas
    Parent night/Open House                                                                                                                       during her time at Wheeling Jesuit and                           in Cleveland, Ohio. He is currently the
                                                                       Herman, Megan LoFaso and Erika Rogers each
                                                                                                                                                  was team captain all four years beginning                        Chairman of the Head and Neck Institute
                                                                       received $1,000 scholarships to Padua Franciscan
    AUGUST 22                                                          High School.
                                                                                                                                                  as a freshman. Megan won scholarships                            at The Cleveland Clinic and is Professor of
    Kindergarten First Full                                                                                                    for soccer, service and academics at Wheeling Jesuit.             Surgery at the Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine of
                                     Alaina Ricciardi and Frank Stec                                                           After a brief break, she will begin studies at The Ohio State     Case Western Reserve University.
    Day of School
                                                                                                                               University June 19. Megan plans to earn a doctorate degree
                                    Saint Ambrose PTU Event a BIG Success                                                      in physical therapy in three years.                               In addition to his work at the hospital, Dr. Benninger has
                                                                                                                                                                                                 been very involved in Regional, National and International
                                    This past March, 270 parishioners, family and friends entered
                                                                                                                               The Newrones family has lived in Medina “since I’ve been          medical organizations. He is the President of the American
                                    Hilkert Hall for a night in the Big Easy. The event raised $58,000,
                                                                                                                               born,” Megan said. She graduated from Saint Ambrose School        Laryngologic Association, the President-Elect of the
                                    providing funds for scholarships, technology and resources for our
                                                                                                                               in 2004 and Walsh Jesuit High School in 2008 where she led        International Association of Phonosurgery and a member of
                                    parish to install air condition on the third floor of the school.
                                                                                                                               her team to two State Championships as team captain.              the Board of Directors of the Voice Foundation. Dr Benninger
                                                                                                                                                                                                 has authored or edited 6 books, including his most recent
                                                                                                                                                                                                 books, “The Performer’s Voice” and “The Singer’s Voice”.
                                                                                                                                                                                                 He has 2 additional books in press. He has also has written
                                                                                                                                  Saint Ambrose                                                  over 50 book chapters and over 170 scientific articles,

                                                                                                                                  Alumni Association                                             focusing primarily on voice care and laryngology, nasal and
                                                                                                                                                                                                 sinus disease and health care management. He has lectured
                                                                                                                                  Join us at the Summer Festival on Saturday,                    extensively across the country and throughout the world.
                                                                                                                                  June 9. Look for the “Alumni” sign.
     PTU Fundraiser 2012                                                                                                                                                                         SAInT AMBROSE CATHOLIC SCHOOL
                                                                                                                                                                                                 923 Pearl Rd., Brunswick OH 44212 330-460-7301
       “The Big Easy!”                                                                                                                                                                 
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                                                                                                                                               Into Our Heart
                                                                                                                                                                               model as far as it goes. But      What      is   even    more
                                                                                                                                                                               what is missing from this         remarkable is that this is
                                                                                                                                                                               picture is the soul, the part     not the full extent of God’s
                                                                                                                                                                               of God that lives within each     gifting. God made us human
                                                                                                                                                                               of us.                            and knows we have human
                                                                                                                                                                                                                 needs. As one of His last
                                                                                                                                                                               From our soul comes grace,        acts on earth, Jesus gave
                                              FIAT Summer Sand                                                                                 by Tony Lisy
                                                                                                                                                                               God’s gift to enable us to        us His body and blood.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 IN MEMORIUM
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Eternal rest, grant unto
                                                                                                                                                                               live good and moral lives         When we receive Eucharist,
                                                                                                                                               Basic psychology calls                                                                            them, O Lord, and let
                                              Volleyball League is Back!                                                                       the combined conscious          filled with His Love. It is the   we physically receive God       perpetual light shine upon
                                                                                                                                                                               Heart that joins our soul with    into us.
                                                                                                                                               and unconscious mind the                                                                          them, May the souls of the

FIAT Dates                                    The Sand Volleyball League is an
                                              opportunity for Jr. High through current
                                              graduating Seniors, to take part in a
                                                                                                Members of the Youth Ministry Team will
                                                                                                keep score and facilitate each match. Each
                                                                                                team’s captain will be responsible to relay
                                                                                                                                               psyche. Freud broke this
                                                                                                                                               into three parts: 1) The Id –
                                                                                                                                                                               our psyche. Thus the most
                                                                                                                                                                               important thing the Heart
                                                                                                                                                                               does is allow God’s graces
                                                                                                                                                                                                                 So between the graces
                                                                                                                                                                                                                 flowing through our Hearts
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 faithful departed through
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 the mercy of God, rest in
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 peace. Amen.
                                              summer long league. The league will run           pertinent information. For more information    our instincts and desires; 2)
    JUnE 27                                   Tuesdays from June 12 through July 31.            about the Youth Volleyball League, please      The Ego – our awareness         to flow into us. This is also     and the Eucharist, we get a
                                                                                                                                                                               how the Holy Spirit comes         double shot of God’s Love       Butscher Robert
    Cedar Point                               This FIAT sponsored summer volleyball             call the Youth Ministry office at 330-460-     of reality; and 3) The Super-
                                                                                                                                                                               to us, how the Spirit sets our    – mind and body. It is like     Case Jennifer
                                              league is open to all teens of Brunswick, not     7334. Looking forward to another GREAT         Ego – our morality. This has
    JUnE 29 & 30                              just high school teens involved with FIAT         season! Permission Forms and Medical           been used for a century as      Hearts on fire, inspires us,      being caught in a cross fire.   Cesear Willard
                                                                                                                                                                               fills us with an abundance of                                     Cikunczuk Marie
    Steubenville Trip                         or parishioners of Saint Ambrose. Teams           Release Forms are required before any          a model for understanding
                                                                                                                                                                               divine gifts.                                                     Dietrich Carl
                                              should consist of 6 participants, additional      teen is eligible to participate in this Sand   human behavior. It is a good
    JUnE 12                                   players will rotate in as new server during       Volleyball League.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Fields Emma
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Finnegan Chad
    Volley Ball League Begins                 change of possession. Each match will                                                                                                                                                              Hirchak Leonard
    JULY 9 & 10
                                              consist of best 2 out of 3 games. Games
                                              will be rally scoring and played to 25 points;
                                                                                                                                               Extraordinary Memory                                                                              Kniceley Oscar
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Kuczek Edward
    White Water Rafting Trip                  team must win by 2pts. If necessary a 3rd                                                        Extraordinary Gift                                                                                Lombardi Daniel
                                              game will be played to 15 points, must win
    AUGUST 12 & 13                            by 2 pts.
                                                                                                                                               By placing Saint Ambrose Parish in your estate plans and Will, you celebrate                      Matulionis Viola
                                                                                                                                               and recognize how important this parish has been in your lives. Saint Ambrose                     Mickler Ethel
    Guys and Girls Retreat
                                                                                                                                               has been there to celebrate your joys and to comfort you in times of sorrow. An                   Olexa Antoinette
                                                                                                                                               endowment contribution will enable us to continue providing the same love and                     Pearson Marie
                                                                                                                                               care for many generations to come.                                                                Powell Jacqueline
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Rieger Anna
                                                                                                                                               For more information contact: Marion Drake at 330-460-7315 (mdrake@                               Schuessler Loretta
                                                                                                                                      or Father Bob Stec at 330-460-7300 (                             Schultz Fred
    SUMMERTIME...a time for fun, faith and service                                                                                                                                                                                               Seese Roy
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Spirnak Michael
    at St. Ambrose Vacation Bible School – July 9-13!                                                                                                                                                                                            Summers Judith
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Wahl Tracy
    This summer “Sky - VBS” will be the           discussing the bible stories, and sharing      and come and participate or volunteer at
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Wilcosky Dorothy
    setting for young children to learn that…     snacks – together. No one is too old           VBS. Sessions are available mornings, 9
    with God ALL things are possible…             to enjoy VBS! Many teen volunteers             am to 12 noon, afternoons, 1 to 4 pm or
                                                                                                                                                   Join us for St. Ambrose Vacation
    leading to greater trust in our loving God.   actually help out because they so enjoyed      for one evening, Tuesday July 10 from 6                Bible School July 9-13
    Children participants and teen and adult      participating when they were younger.          to 8:30 pm, including dinner for families.           REGISTER TODAY!
    volunteers work, play and learn together      They look forward to being able to help        Registration and volunteer forms are               Spend a week with friends this
    for a week in July. Last year 95 volunteers   when they reach junior high. Adults return     available at, on
                                                                                                                                                   summer…. Come for great Bible
    worked together to provide crafts, songs      year after year, for this summertime week, and can be
                                                                                                                                                   experiences, crafts, games and
    games, snacks, movies and scripture           of fun, because they see how the week          picked up in Church or at the PSR Office                                                                                                            Visit together.
    stories for the children.                     touches so many young hearts!                  in the Rectory. Come join us!!                             tasty treats.
    The inspiring part of VBS is watching         No matter who you are, how you feel,                                                           For more information, contact Shelly                                                               see more parish
    everyone – both participants and              what other people do, what happens,                                                                                                                                                                  and school
                                                                                                                                                 Yanke at or
    volunteers – enjoy the gift of playing        or where you are … trust God! A good
    games, creating crafts, singing songs,        lesson for all to learn. So invite a friend                                                              330-460-7327.                                                                                 photos!

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Outdoor Mass & Movie                                                                                                             Summer Festival...More Than Just Country!
                                                                                                                                          LISTEN TO GREAT FAMILY FRIENDLY BANDS!
        “TOY STORY 3”                                                                                                                    Thursday, June 7
                                                                                                                                           5:30 - 10:00 P.M.
                                                                                                                                                                    Friday, June 8
                                                                                                                                                                     5:00 - 11:00 P.M.
                                                                                                                                                                                           Saturday, June 9
                                                                                                                                                                                             5:00 - 11:00 P.M.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Sunday, June 10
                                                                                                                                                                                                                   1:00 - 9:00 P.M.

                                                                                                                                                                   MOCKINGBIRD             TONY RIO AND             MINDY
                                                                                                                                           LOVE AND                   SUN                   RELENTLESS             CALLAHAN

                                                                                                                                                                        8:30 P.M.               5:30 P.M.             1:30 P.M.
                                                2nd Annual Charity Golf Outing                                                               THEFT
                                                                                                                                             8:30 P.M.
                                                                                                                                                                     COLLEGE ID
                                                                                                                                                                                             JT HODGES
                                                                                                                                                                                                8:30 P.M.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                  THE AVENUE
                                                                                                                                                                                                                      4:30 P.M.
                                                                Sponsored by:
                                                      Knights of Columbus Council 4879
                                                                                                      Saint Ambrose is celebrating its fifth annual summer               Mindy Callahan – contemporary, uplifting
                                                      Saturday, July 21                               festival in a BIG way by going country. This year’s
                                                                                                      festival promises to be the best yet.
                                                                                                                                                                         Gospel singer, Sunday at 1:30 p.m.

                                                                                                      The festival will feature up-and-coming country bands              The Avenue – uniquely modern R&B/pop
                                                               Tee Time: 1:00 p.m.
                                                                                                      from Nashville, including Love and Theft, JT Hodges                style and jazz, Sunday at 4:30 p.m.
                                                             Bunker Hill Golf Course                  and Mockingbird Sun. These bands will be sure to take
                                                             3060 Pearl Rd., Medina                   this year’s festival over the top. The previous few years          Rick and the Cutting Edge -
                                                                                                      have brought around 8,000 people over the four days                7-Piece band that offers unparalleled
                                                           For more information:                      of the festival.                                                   music & entertainment, Thursday at 5:30 p.m.
                                                    Jim Maslach - (
                                                                                                      Not only is Saint Ambrose featuring bands from
   Saturday July 7                                                                                    Nashville, but also local sounds from Mindy Callahan
                                                                                                      to Rick and the Cutting Edge, The Avenue and Iconic.
                                                                                                                                                                         Iconic - current pop hits and an expert
                                                                                                                                                                         mix of classic dance tunes and ballads,
     Mass celebration at 6:30 p.m.                                                                    Each bringing their own distinct style of music.                   Friday at 5:00 p.m.
         followed by dinner.
        Movie begins at dusk.
                                                                                                     free admission • close parking • faVoriTe fesTiVal foods
                                                                                                          • fun rides • games • win prizes • insTanT bingo
                                                                                                               air condiTioned casino • beer garden

                        Saint Ambrose Annual
                Steak Roast & More!                                                                 We need your help to make theFeSt poSSible!
              Saturday, August 25, 2012                                                                       Check out the website at

                    5:30 - 9:00 pm                                                                            Mark your calendars for Sunday August 5th and tell your family and friends!

                        Food Served 5:30-7:00                               Saint Ambrose                     Sign up TODAY to be a volunteer (visit the website!)
                         Dessert Served 7:15
                           Music 5:30-9:00                                 1st Annual Indoor                  Join the planning team – we need you! (email

                                                                              Garage Sale
         Live Music by Karri Fedor & Kerosene
                            Take a Listen!                                  June 20-21
                                        9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
                                                                                 Hilkert Hall

For up to date Parish News & Events, please visit
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       Mindyan Raffle Grand Drawing: Sunday, June 10th, 2012 at 8:00 p.m.                                        Tony Rio
      Callah             Suggested Donation: $5.00 per ticket or 6 tickets for $25.00

Thank you
To our 2012
 sponsors!                                                                                  Commercial
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