October 24, 2010
St. Hilary Mass Schedule
Sunday: 7:30, 9:00, 11:00 a.m. and 5:30 p.m.
Saturday Vigil: 4:00 p.m.
Monday–Friday: 7:00 and 9:30 a.m.
Holy Days: 7:00 and 9:30 a.m., 12:10 and 6:30 p.m.
Holidays: 9:30 a.m.
Reconciliation: Saturday, 3:15 to 4:00 p.m. or by appointment
St. Victor Parish Mass Schedule (330-659-6591)
Saturday Vigil 5:00 p.m.
Sunday: 8:45 & 11:30 a.m.
Sundays Memorial Day through Labor Day: 9:00 & 11:00 a.m.
Reconciliation: Saturday 4:00 p.m.
Guardian Angels Church Mass Schedule (330-666-1373)
Saturday Vigil 5:00 p.m.
Sunday: 9:00 & 11:00 a.m.
Reconciliation: Saturday 4:00 p.m.
Sacrament of Baptism
Call Sr. Marlene LoGrasso, Ext. 206, to arrange for your child’s
Baptism and for your participation in Baptism Preparation.
Sacrament of Matrimony
The engaged couple should contact one of the clergy at least
six months before the desired wedding date.
R.C.I.A. (Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults)
Adults interested in inquiring about the Catholic faith
should call Patricia Schnee, Ext. 209, at the church office.
Parish Registration: New parishioners are most welcome!
Call the church office to register.
Parish Council Representatives 2010–2011
Chair:..................................................... Meg Hopp, 330-867-8917
Church: 2750 West Market Street, Fairlawn, Ohio 44333-4236 Caring/Participating: ................... Jim Bozzelli, 330-867-7517
Phone: 330-867-1055 • Fax: 330-869-2312 Matt Sejba, 330-835-5875
Education:............................................Chad Balaj, 330-285-1206
Suzanne Scarpitti, 330-671-2188
Web Site: www.sthilarychurch.org
Evangelization: ......................... Renee Flannery, 216-956-3290
Clergy Kelly Zitzman, 330-670-9252
Rev. Steven Brunovsky, Pastor, Ext. 204 Liturgy/Worship: ............................ Tom Nixon, 330-668-1018
Rev. Gordon A.Yahner, Pastor Emeritus Stephanie Sipe, 330-903-0647
Rev. Frank Basa, Associate Pastor, Ext. 207 Social Justice: .................................. Scott Dudek, 330-310-2921
Trish Goodin-Yard, 330-294-1030
Pastoral Staff Spiritual Formation: ...................... Janice Huth, 330-670-6249
Lou Camerato • Business Manager, Ext. 203 Rob Sharkey, 330-836-3185
Mary Lou Grossmann • Director of Liturgy and Music, Ext. 202 Parish School of Religion (3-year-olds to grade 8)
Sr. Marlene M. LoGrasso, OSU • Pastoral Minister, Ext. 206 Randy Malick: 330-867-1055, Ext. 213.
Randy J. Malick • Director of Religious Education, Ext. 213 Mon.–Thurs., 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Dr. Patricia M. Nugent • School Principal During PSR: 330-867-8720, Extension 8
Diane Sarkis • St. Hilary Foundation Development Director, Ext. 218 School: 645 Moorfield Road, Fairlawn, Ohio 44333-4281
Lyn Schott • Stewardship Minister, Ext. 217 Phone: 330-867-8720 • Fax: 330-867-5081
Patricia Schnee • Pastoral Minister, Ext. 209 Website: www.st-hilaryschool.org
Jason Solomon • Youth Minister, Ext. 224
Options to Abortion
Consultative Groups 330-825-1900, 330-644-4490, 330-434-2221, 330-253-4071
Parish Pastoral Council, Parish Finance Council, School Board St. Vincent de Paul: 330-253-5117
Mission Statement Founded in 1958, Saint Hilary is a dynamic parish, grounded in Vatican II and shaped by continuous growth. Through the generosity and
giftedness of our people, we live the mission of Jesus in: • Vibrant worship • Passing on the Faith to our youth • A diversity of ministries • Action on behalf of justice
Saint Hilary Parish Core Values As a parish community, we are committed to live by these values in fulfilling our mission:
Welcoming We welcome everyone.
Formation / Education We nurture the faith and spiritual growth of our people. We care deeply about families and we reverence all human life.
Empowerment We call all of our people to use their gifts as servants and leaders in the parish and wider community.
Excellence We believe that excellence honors God and inspires people.
ST. HILARY PARISH AKRON, OH
MASS INTENTIONS NEW PARISHIONER REGISTRATION
Monday, October 25 Welcome to St. Hilary Parish. We want to get to know you! Let us know you’re
7:00 Walter & Winifred Haders
here! New parishioner registration on Saturdays at 9:00 a.m. or by appointment.
9:30 Benny Volfre
Tuesday, October 26
Next registration is November 13 at 9:00 a.m. Contact the parish office at
7:00 Ed, Eric, Kevin Schultz firstname.lastname@example.org or 330-867-1055.
9:30 Richard Brennan
Wednesday, October 27 Welcoming Wisdom
7:00 Janet Frey Tip 3: When you come to Mass, say “hello” and introduce yourself to new
9:30 Sharon Scott people.
Thursday, October 28
St Simon & St Jude, apostles PRAY THE ROSARY
7:00 Louise Nime The church dedicates the month of October to our Blessed Mother and the Holy
9:30 John Kirby Rosary. All are invited to pray the Rosary weekdays at 8:35 a.m. in the
Friday, October 29
Eucharistic Chapel located in the back of the church. Fr. John Corapi says, “The
7:00 Charles Walters
9:30 Art Lenien prayer of the Rosary is the prayer of the holy Gospel, the Good News who is
Saturday, October 30 Jesus. Pray the Rosary every day and you will be blessed beyond your wildest
9:30 All Souls dreams!” Information on how to pray the Rosary is available. All are welcome.
4:00 Juliana Kim
Sunday, October 31 40 DAYS FOR LIFE
Thirty-First Sunday in Ordinary Time Please join 238 locations in the U.S.A. along with Canada, Australia, Denmark,
7:30 Susan Doran and N. Ireland as we participate in the largest 40 Days For Life campaign to end
9:00 Pat Brickner abortion. This event runs through October 31, so it's not too late to get
11:00 Charles Kungle involved. Through prayer, fasting, or witnessing you can make a
5:30 For the People of St Hilary
difference. You can pray to end abortion, pray for abortionists, pray for those
involved in prayer vigils and pro-life action. You can fast. Fast from food,
REMEMBER IN YOUR PRAYERS alcohol, TV, ... anything that separates you from God. You can be a peaceful
witness. For more information contact email@example.com. Many lives
Joe Alger Drew Kremper have been saved because of our presence. "Be not afraid."
Bob Antonucci Patrick Kennedy
Joan App Karen Kalavity HAT KNITTING MINISTRY
Grace Babak Bob Kline It’s time again for us to begin turning in our completed hats. Please put them in
Lisa Bakeman Loretta Kling
William Bash a box marked “Hat Knitting Ministry” and place it in the bins by the back door
Chris Buser of the kitchen. All hats for this season must be in by the end of November. As
Bill Bush Zachary Lambertus
always, God Bless You for all you do. Please call Cathy at 330-666-5718 with
Bob Cassella Katie Lou any questions.
Hilda Cincerelli Mary Marrone
Joy Cooper Phillip Meitner, Jr. MASS TO REMEMBER THOSE THAT HAVE DIED
Robert Copinski Nancy Ochsenhirt There will be a Mass at 9:30 a.m. on Saturday, October 30 to remember anyone
Curt Cousino Father Paul who has died during the past year. Following the liturgy a Continental Breakfast
Milton Cox Jessica Plute will be served in the Gathering Area. Patti Kelleher, a Bereavement Specialist
Lisa Craine Mary Popio from the Ridgewood Hospice will address the topic of Keeping Christ in our
Mariane Daniels Ben Presper
Alex Davis Grief. Please call Sr. Marlene at 330-867-1055 ext. 206 or email
Annette Denorme firstname.lastname@example.org if you will be attending the Continental Breakfast
Kelley Doll E Fred Ritty and presentation. Thank you.
Norman Fresh Dave Scarpitti
Steve Gatins Stephanie Schoenheit
Laurence Gervais Mary Schultz
Brian Gibb Donny Simmons LITURGY AND MUSIC NOTES
Kim Gibbs Alice Skoda
Patti Gonring Deb Smith On the weekend of October 30 & 31 we will be singing the names of
Sue Graham Abigail Stdolsky those in our parish who died this past year. We will also include the
Mason Hemming Frank Smith names of family and friends when they are given to us. Please call the
Mary Kay Hendershot Vera Stevens parish office if you would like the names of your loved included.
Isabell Horning Michelle Whitely
Polly Horning Debbie Wright
THIRTIETH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME October 24, 2010
ST BERNARD HOTMEAL VOLUNTEERS SCHEDULE OF EVENTS
...needed for SUNDAY, October 31! Come help cook or serve our bothers
10/24 - SUNDAY
and sisters in Christ a Fall Hot Meal. Kitchen shift starts at 4:00 p.m. and the
7:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. STAR
Servers start at 5:00 p.m. With enough helpers we finish promptly at 7:00. 8:55 a.m. PSR School
RSVP either by email to email@example.com or call and leave mes- 10:30 a.m. Engaging our Conflicts Study, LL
sage 330-294-1030. PLEASE leave YOUR email address for further commu- 12:00 p.m. New Member Welcome Brunch
nication. Bakers are also needed to make dessert: SHEET CAKES decorated 1:00 p.m. Knights of Columbus, Rm.1,2,3
for Halloween dropped off at St. Hilary church kitchen by Saturday, October 5:30 –7:00 p.m. STAR
30 at 5:00 p.m. wrapped ready to transport! 7:00 p.m. Alive Ministry, School
10/25 - MONDAY
9:30 a.m. Family Life, Rm.1,2,3
6:45 p.m. PSR, School
PRAYER CHAIN 6:45 p.m. James, Bible Study, School
7:00 p.m. Adult Education, Rm.1
Please send your prayer requests by email to firstname.lastname@example.org and the
7:00 p.m. Faith Group, Rm.3
requests will be forwarded to nearly 200 people who will be praying for your 10/26 - TUESDAY
needs. Also, if you want to be a "Prayer Warrior" and receive prayer 7:00 p.m. K of C Officers’ Meeting, School
r eq ue st s , s en d you r e -a d dr es s t o t h e s a me e -ma i l 7:00 p.m. Parish Council, School
address (email@example.com) You will also receive praise reports when 7:00 p.m. Charismatic Prayer Group, LL
prayers are answered. 7:30 p.m. Silent Meditation Ministry, Church
10/27 - WEDNESDAY
9:30 a.m. School Mass
ST HILARY BLOOD DRIVE 10:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m. Adoration
MONDAY - NOVEMBER 1 - 1:00—6:00 p.m. 7:00 p.m. RCIA, LL
7:00 p.m. Adventures in 1 Corinthians,Rm.1&2
This year start the season of giving off right by donating blood and giving
7:00 p.m. Financial Peace Univ, School
the gift of life. During the holiday season the need for blood often acceler- 10/28 –THURSDAY
ates, as more surgeries are scheduled and many people are traveling. The 9:15 a.m. Adventures in 1 Corinthians, Rm.1,2,3
blood supply of the Northern Ohio Region of The American Red Cross of- 6:15 p.m. Bell Choir, Rm.2&3
ten drops below minimum inventory standards over the holidays. An average 6:30 p.m. Jr Hi Alive, LL
adult has between 8-12 pints of blood in their body. If you are at least 17 7:30 p.m. Choir, Rm. 2 & 3
years of age, weigh a minimum of 110 pounds, and are in good health, you 7:30 p.m. Homlessness Ministry, School
can easily spare a pint. The process includes registration, brief medical 10/29 - FRIDAY
screening, blood collection, and refreshments in the canteen. It will take 9:15 a.m. Women of Grace, Rm.1
a b o u t o n e h o u r o f y o u r t i m e . 7:30 p.m. Young Adult Gym Night, School
Sponsored by St. Hilary Parish Nurses. 10/30 - SATURDAY
10:30 a.m. Bereavement Brunch & Speaker
Please contact Karen Amer 330-666-7690 for more information, or if you are 12:00 p.m. K of C, GA
interested in volunteering for the blood drive. 4:00 - 5:30 p.m. STAR
When submitting news items requiring a full
page, contact the bulletin editor ONE
MONTH before anticipated publication at
Blood pressures will be taken the first and third weekend of the month;
Saturday after the 4:00 Mass and Sunday after the 7:30 and 9:00 a.m. VERBAL ANNOUNCEMENTS
Masses (held in the Reconciliation Room). Due Thursday Noon to church office.
November 6 & 7
Nurse Office hours will be held on the 2nd and 4th Tuesday of each month in
the Lower Level. The hours are from 10:00 a.m. until noon or by SUBMITTING BULLETIN
appointment. Call 330-666-2826 for an appointment. ARTICLES
October 26 If you would like to submit an article for the
bulletin via e-mail, please send to
(held in the Lower Level)
firstname.lastname@example.org. You may also
Questions - call Jeanne Hoffer at 330-666-2826 drop off printed articles at the parish offices.
Karen Amer at 330-666-7690
ST. HILARY PARISH AKRON, OH
SPIRITUAL GROWTH COOKIE MINISTRY
Welcome, new contributors! If you missed us at the Fair, please call the parish
Wis 11:22-12:2 office or Mary Lutz 330-869-8613, leave your name and address. An
2 Thess 1:11-22 Luke 19: 1-10 information sheet will be mailed to you promptly.
Reflecting on the Scriptures SPIRITUAL GROWTH…..A new look!
Did you grow up hearing the message that Notice anything new about this week’s scripture reflections? They reference
you should be good so that God would love next week’s lectionary readings. In order to help us all better prepare for
you? Some people did. Instead, today’s
hearing the scriptures proclaimed next week, our parish bulletin “Spiritual
scriptures remind us that God loves us first,
last and always. And that love enables us to
Growth” column will now carry reflection questions for the upcoming
do good. Sunday. We hope that after reflecting on the readings throughout the week,
In the gospel Jesus reaches out to individually and at parish meetings, we will be more open and receptive to the
Zacchaeus, a tax collector, looked down scriptures we hear at Sunday mass.
upon by his society. Yet Jesus sees what
others do not, someone whom God FR NORM DOUGLAS ON WHAT DO I REALLY VALUE
loves. And he invites himself to Zacchaeus’ Join Fr. Norm Douglas as he helps us identify Faith-based steps that can help
house for dinner! A sure sign of Jesus’ us, be more mindful of and consistent in, living our core values on a daily
acceptance of the little man in the basis. This event is part of the parish 2010 Evangelization Program. Come and
tree. Some scripture scholars see in
bring a family member or friend who has been inactive in their faith practice.
Zacchaeus’ response a sign of conversion, a
commitment to live a better life…because he
Monday evening, November 8, 7-9 p.m, Lower Level of the Spiritual Center.
has been loved. Call Jim Kilcoyne for more details at (330) 929-7431.
Reflect on your own life. Imagine yourself
standing before Jesus, just as you are today.
Imagine Jesus asking to spend time with you. ST HILARY FIRST ANNUAL BINGO
How do you feel? Hosted by Copley/Fairlawn Girl Scouts
November 20 - Time: 1:00 - 4:00 p.m.
Living the Gospel Thank you for all the years that you have supported the Girl Scouts! You are
This week on Monday we celebrate All invited to come and enjoy an afternoon of bingo that will include a light lunch:
Souls Day and recall our loved ones who are
Sandwich, Soup, Salad, Bread, Dessert and drink. Limited space available-
no longer with us. It should be a great
source of consolation to know that whatever
First Come. R.S.V.P. Maureen Vastagh @ 330-670-0186
the great unknown holds it absolutely email@example.com
includes God’s unconditional love.
WEDDING BANNS NEEDED: Your clean paper brown grocery bags for bagging of gifts for all
III Rosetta Reilly & John Mark our seniors at Thanksgiving and Christmas. Please drop off in big gray cart
across from Spiritual Center offices.
III Marisa Lamkin & Mark
Hoffmann WANTED: Any unwanted Halloween candy to make up 475 nice bags for all
our needy seniors and single adults at Christmas and Thanksgiving. Drop off
in Halloween Wrapped” box across from the Spiritual Center offices.
Monday Eph 4: 32-5:8 Lk 13: 10-17 FAMILY PERSPECTIVES
Tuesday Eph 5: 21-33 Lk 13: 18-21 The saying of Jesus in today’s gospel is meant for family life: “all who humble
Wednesday Eph 6: 1-9 Lk 13: 22-30 themselves will be exalted.” It is actually in self-giving and sacrifice that we
Thursday Eph 2: 19-22 Lk 6: 12-16 create the bonds and relationships that last a lifetime. It is in giving that we
Friday Phil 1: 1-11 Lk 14: 1-6 discover the depth of our love for one another.
Saturday Phil 1: 18-26 Lk 14: 1-11
Sunday Wis: 11:22-12:2 2 Thes: 1: 11-2:2
Lk 19: 1-10
THIRTIETH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME October 24, 2010
Time, Talent &
CARE FOR CREATION Treasure
Unplug your appliances. Did you know that your electronic devices We are a family bound
still draw energy when they’re plugged in but not in use? This is by love.
called stand-by power. This includes your recharger, coffeemaker, mi-
crowave, TV, DVD player, audio equipment, computer and printer. By TIME & TALENT SALUTE
simply getting into the habit of unplugging these devices when they’re In gratitude for God’s gifts of time and
not needed, you will reduce your energy consumption and your electric talent to all of us, we gratefully
bill too! acknowledge and salute:
who sacrificially shares his Time, Talent
and Treasure with the Parish by serving as
PLEASE HELP US HELP THE NEEDY
Leader of the Finance Council. He
Donate your later model car, truck or SUV today to St. Vincent de Paul’s graciously shares his talent as a CYO
Car Donation Program coach and he volunteers with the St.
Tax Deductible Bernard Hot Meal Program. He
Free towing for all vehicles, running or not previously served on Parish Council and
To donate call: 1 – 800 –322-8284 or contact us at on the Board of Nazareth Housing. He
www.svdpusacars.com enriches his relationship with God by
The proceeds support programs that help the needy throughout the Diocese of participating in a Small Christian
Cleveland. Car donations from March 1 through November 30, 2009 Community. Jim and his wife, Debbie,
generated $5,500 for our Akron District. Thank you. generously make yearly stewardship
commitments of time, talent and treasure.
Please note: In streamlining our operations we have changed our phone and e-
With deep gratitude, we thank you,
mail contact points. JIM!
SURVIVING SPOUSE GROUP Take 3 simple steps to make
Sunday, November 14 at 2:00 p.m. we will have our annual Thanksgiving God a priority
dinner at Fairlawn Country Club. Please send a $20 check made out to Anne Step 1: Commit your Time to God
Merzweiler as soon as possible. Reservations will be made for only those who Step 2: Commit your Talents in
pay by November 10. Anne’s address is 171 Court Dr #202, Akron, 44333. Service to Others
Questions, call Aldona at 330-668-1488 or Anne, 330-670-6205. Step 3: Commit your Treasure to
Support our Parish and its
It’s never too late to make a
MEN’S GROUP: THE POWER OF GRATITUDE - GIVING THANKS commitment. Return completed
Saturday, November 13, Men’s Group Meeting starts with 7:00 a.m. Parish commitment cards to the Parish
Mass and then bagels, doughnuts and coffee. This gathering spotlights a Office or place in the offertory
preparation for Thanksgiving and what we can best do to get ready; specifi- basket at Mass
cally finding those reasons to live our lives in a state of appreciation. The
group will take note of scripture and selected readings on gratitude and have an ST VINCENT DE PAUL
interactive discussion in small groups exploring the importance of both grati-
$6,662 to date
tude for the good things in our life and learning to “Dance in The Rain” when
we think life is difficult. FISCAL YEAR
What happens to our lives when we make such a shift in our attitudes? What July 1, 2010—June 30, 2011
does the Wisdom of God tell us in terms of expectations, and thus becoming a
WEEK ENDING 10/17/10
better servant of Christ. All men are invited to attend. Bring a friend. Contact OFFERTORY $33,208
RJ Bradner for more information at 330.666.8940. YEAR TO DATE $522,990
FISCAL YEAR 2009/2010
YEAR TO DATE $486,281
OFFERTORY GOAL 2010-2011
Year to Date Offertory $522,990
Offertory Goal July 1-Oct. 17, 10 $486,281
Amount Ahead of Goal $36,709
ST. HILARY PARISH AKRON, OH
YOUTH GROUP NEWS
October 31—8:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
First youth fund raise St. Hilary School
*SAVE THE DATE* Fall Retreat:
November 5-7 @ Camp Carl
Building a Foundation for Life
Join teens from around the area and invite Would your child benefit from a change this school
your friends! Applications and
scholarships are available online or outside
Jason’s office. Thinking about where your child will attend school next
Retreat Recap & Alive Awards Intro: – year?
Sunday, Nov. 14th
Reunite with fellow retreat-ants and new Let our two-time nationally-recognized
friends and be refreshed with inspiration Blue Ribbon award-winning school
from the retreat experiences. In addition,
Alive Awards groups will be forming. put your child on the path to a lifetime of success!
This is an event you won’t want to miss, Call 867-8720, ext. 343 for enrollment information.
creating an exciting video with a Christian
St. Hilary School – Proudly Celebrating 50 Years of Excellence
message. *FYI - The Alive Awards
will take place on Sunday, January
Attention Upper class (Juniors
& Seniors): Retreat planning will
begin meeting Thursday, Sept.
30th at 8:30 p.m. (after Junior
High Youth Group) in the lower
level conference room of the CELEBRATE LIFE IN STYLE!!
church. Hope to see all of you Friday, October 29 is Right to Life of Northeast Ohio’s annual “Celebrate
there! Life” dinner and silent auction at the SYB Hall, 4157 Hudson Dr. in Stow.
Doors open at 6:00 p.m.; dinner at 7:00 p.m. Tickets are $50 each, and include
a fantastic dinner, dessert, wine, beer and soft drinks. Please join us and come
dressed up in your finest as we listen to big band music, enjoy a terrific dinner
and get in some early Christmas shopping with the fantastic opportunities of-
fered at the auction tables. Seating is limited; to purchase tickets, donate an
JUNIOR HIGH item, advertise in our event program or to find out about sponsorship opportu-
T3: The Early World – Thursday, Oct 28 nities, call the Right to Life office at 330-762-2785 or visit our website at
A night to begin the T3 series. The night will www.righttolifeofnortheastohio.com.
consist of trivia, games, discussion, prayer,
Thanksgiving Break – No Alive Night –
HATS AND MITTENS COLLECTION
Winter is around the corner. Consider a donation of a hat & mittens for the
WISH LIST: students of Helen Arnold, grades K-5. Collection box near the Parish Office.
Gift cards in small amounts to give as
prizes to our teens. (Make use of
the Star Program to benefit the HOPE FOR THE HOMELESS DRAWING
entire Church & School.) Some Joanne Zumpano is the WINNER of this week’s drawing. Congratulations!!
ideas: Starbucks, Chipotle, Your check is in the mail. Continue to look for your name each weekend in
Applebee’s, Blockbuster, Bath & the bulletin. You may be the next lucky winner. Your donations have pro-
Body Works, Old Navy, movie vided some needy person with hope for a better future. Thank you.
theatres, fast-food, etc.
Jason can be reached at the CHILDREN’S CLOTHING CLOSET
Youth Minister’s Office The Children’s Clothing Closet is temporarily closed. Watch for further an-
330-867-1055 ext. 224 or nouncements in the bulletin.
THIRTIETH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME October 24, 2010
MASS FOR NATIONAL ADOPTION MONTH
Due to the National Privacy Act, the parish is not always
November is National Adoption Month. To celebrate, Mary
aware of parishioners in the local hospitals. Additionally,
Queen of Peace invites all to celebrate the “forever family” at
there are many parishioners that have become home-
a special Mass on Sunday, November 14 at 2:00 p.m. Birth
bound. Therefore, if there is a death in your family or if
parents, adoptive parents and adoptees will be recognized
you or someone you know would like a visit from a
during Mass. Please contact Mary Queen of Peace at 216-
priest, Eucharistic Minister, or like to be placed on the
749-2323 or Bridget Marok at firstname.lastname@example.org for
sick list, please call the Parish office at 330-867-1055.
TALK BY BISHOP PILLA GRANTS AT THE
The Bishop Anthony M. Pilla Program in Italian Ameri- ANNUAL RESPECT LIFE DINNER
can Studies at John Carroll University cordially invites On Wednesday, October 27, Summit Regional Council of
you to attend a lecture by The Most Reverend Anthony NCCW will hold the Annual Respect Life Dinner at Guy’s
M. Pilla, Bishop Emeritus of Cleveland, "The Role of Party Centre, 500 East Waterloo Road, 7:00 p.m. Guest
Cleveland's Italian Nationality Parishes in Ministering to speaker will be Christina Ronzio, Director of the Office for
the Immigrants and in Preserving Italian Culture." In his Worship in the Diocese of Cleveland. Her topic will be “And
talk, Bishop Pilla will give an account of the history of With Your Spirit – Exploring the New Texts of the Mass.”
Italian parishes made of faith, sacrifice, and hard work, Cost of the dinner is $25.00. Sponsors and donations are re-
and their determination to preserve their religious and quested. Send prepaid reservations and donations to Mrs.
cultural tradition. The lecture will take place in the LSC Mel Wolfman, 136 Blue Hill Lane, Fairlawn OH 44333. Ta-
Conference Room of the DJ Lombardo Student Center on bles seat eight. For Sponsor information, call Evelyn
Thursday, October 28 at 7:30 pm. This event is free and McCusker, 330-864-0329.
open to the public.
ORTHODOX CHRISTIAN WOMEN HOLD THE
46TH INTERFAITH GATHERING
The Summit Regional Council of the National Council of
CARING AND SHARING Catholic Women and the Orthodox Christian Women of Ak-
A "Caring and Sharing" session for those who are di- ron invite you to the 46th Interfaith Gathering on Saturday,
vorced, separated or widowed will be held on Monday, October 30, at Saint George Antiochian Orthodox Church at
October 25 from 7:30-9:00 p.m. at Immaculate Heart of 3204 Ridgewood Road in Fairlawn. Dr. Georgette Constanti-
Mary's Convent Building, 1945 Portage Trail, Cuyahoga nou, Administrative Director of Pediatric Psychiatry at Akron
Falls. A licensed counselor will facilitate the session. Children’s Hospital, will present “Building Resilience in Our
This is open and free to people of all faiths. For informa- Youth: Our Role/Responsibility.” Registration is at 9:30
tion call Frank 330-801-0527 or Sharon 330-612-3635. a.m., lunch is at Noon. There is a second Presentation at 1:00
p.m. Prepaid reservations of $15.00 per person, with checks
COME AND SEE payable to Orthodox Christian Women, should be mailed to
Father Joseph Mamich, Parochial Vicar, St. Basil, Orthodox Christian Women, c/o Helen Velikoff, 3501 E.
Brecksville, will speak on the topic, “The Prodigal Son Prescott Circle, Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio, 44223.
and Us” at the next gathering, Tuesday, November 2,
7:00 p.m., at Blessed Trinity Church (formerly St. Mar-
tha) in Akron. Following Fr. Joe's presentation, there
OKTOBERFEST AT ST SEBASTIAN
will be an opportunity for small group discussion, includ- German beer, German food, music and desserts. Join us for
ing time for further conversation with him. Everyone is an Oktoberfest on Sunday, October 24 from 4:00—8:00 p.m.
welcome! These monthly gatherings, sponsored by the in Zwisler Hall, St Sebastian. Cost is 12.50 per adult and $5
Catholic parishes of the Summit District of the Diocese per child under 12.
of Cleveland, are intended for those who have questions
or concerns about the Catholic faith or for anyone who
simply wants to grow in faith and be able to discuss Ca-
JOHN CARROLL UNIVERSITY
tholicism with others in a knowledgeable way. There is Please join us for a very interesting lecture by Ms. Paula But-
no cost and reservations are not required. For more in- turini, author, "Keeping the Feast: One Couple's Story of
formation or to obtain an August ‘10-June ‘11 brochure, Love, Food, and Healing in Italy". Ms. Butturini will be
please contact Patricia Flaherty at 330.773.7621 or speaking at John Carroll University on Tuesday, October 26
pflaherty@diocese ofcleveland .or g, or visit at 7:30 p.m. in the LSC Conference Room of the D.J.
www.dioceseofcleveland.org/summit. Lombardo Student Center. Her autographed book will be on
Coming December 7: "Where is God in the Midst of sale that evening. All lectures are free and open to the public.
Our Grief & Loss?", Mary Lou Beers presenting