Gardening tips from Fr. Dave | Parish News for Thursday, 5/27/21
Single Catholics explore the power of solitude
Thursday, 6/3, 6:30pm - Murphy Hall
Ever wonder what's the difference between being alone vs. being lonely? Or, what should I do with all the thoughts swimming in my head when I'm alone? Join Fr. Dave and other faithful Catholic singles as he presents The Power of Solitude: Building Intimacy with God (our first St. Francis Catholic Singles night!). No RSVP necessary.
A Young Adults summer get-together coming soon
Thursdays, 7 - 8:30pm beginning 6/10 - Faith & Family Center
is an innovative video series that tackles the key questions of every human heart. In seven beautifully filmed episodes, Chris Stefanick and experts from multiple fields of science, medicine, psychology, art, and religion examine our place in the larger story of existence. Whether you’re a practiced inquirer or a jaded skeptic,
will speak to you. You may be reassured by some parts, and challenged by others. Either way, you’ll find a lot here to think about. And when all is said and done, life’s questions demand to be answered. Young adults - join us!
Get more info & RSVP
Deacon Steve's retirement celebration in June
Saturday, 6/5 - Sunday, 6/6, following all Masses -
Murphy Hall (new location!)
Our beloved Deacon Steve DeMers is retiring from his pastoral duties. Save the date and plan to join us to celebrate him and his dedication to our parish over the years.
Father David Sizemore will celebrate a Mass of Christian Burial for
Lawrence “Larry” Miceli
on Tuesday, 6/1 at noon. Burial at Cedar Hill Cemetery will immediately follow.
Calling hours will be held Monday, Memorial Day, 5/31, 4 - 7pm with a vigil at 6:30pm at Reed Egan.
Please keep Larry’s soul, his wife Kathy, as well as all his family and friends in your prayers.
Sanctuary construction delayed
Due to supply chain issues, our planned renovations to the sanctuary flooring has been postponed. We'll update you with a new timeline when one is made available. Thanks for your flexibility.
Upcoming Special Events
Adoration Chapel Closing
Saturday, 5/29 - Tuesday, 6/2
Due to the Memorial Day holiday and continued renovations, the chapel will reopen on Wednesday, 6/3.
Cemetery Clean Up Day
Saturday, 5/29, 9am - Mt. Calvary Cemetery
Bring your weed trimmer, small push mower or hand tools.
Annual Memorial Day Mass
Monday, 5/31, 9am - St. Joseph Cemetery
Catholic Singles Group: Power of Solitude
Thursday, 6/3, 6:30pm - Murphy Hall
Deacon Steve's Retirement Celebrations
Saturday, 6/5 and Sunday, 6/6, following the Masses - Murphy Hall
Blessing of the Motorcycles
Sunday, 6/6, 12:30pm - Church Rear Lot
Prayer cards and stickers provided while supplies last.
Thursdays beginning 6/10, 7 - 8:30pm - FFC
Presented by Abide Young Adults;
Men's Golf Outing
Saturday, 6/12, 9am shotgun start - Trout Club
Form your team or get info on hole sponsorships
Vacation Bible School
Monday, 6/21 - Friday, 6/25, 6 - 8:30pm - Johnson Hall
Save a spot
PASSING THE VIRTUAL OFFERTORY BASKET
We really need everyone to make an ongoing pledge to support our mission. Electronic giving is currently the most consistent way to give, safest and most reliable. Will you consider how you can help us during this time?
Electronic Funds Transfer (EFT)
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For reoccurring gifts, you can set up automatic debit to one’s bank account or charges to one’s credit card.
Please fill out this
Offertory Commitment Form
to set up recurring payments.
One-Time Online Donation
If you normally donate by envelopes or the basket, we have set up a link to donate online with a one-time donation by credit card.
Click here to complete the form
. You may use this link as often as you like.
Another option is through our new TEXT-to-GIVE number. Donate simply by texting SFDS to 740.240.6093. You can also use this in place of your normal offertory basket giving.
If you would like to continue using your envelopes, please mail your contribution into the parish office at 40 Granville Street, Newark, OH 43055. Checks are preferred as cash is not a safe or secure way to fulfill your offertory through the mail.
Parish Office Hours
Monday - Thursday 9:30a - 4p
Sunday 9:30a - 12:30p
Wednesdays 5:30 - 6:15p
Saturdays 3:45 - 4:15p
Or by Appointment
Tuesday @ 12p
Wednesday @ 6:30p
Friday @ 9a
Saturday Vigil @ 4:45p
Sunday @ 8:30a and
Sunday @ 11a (
on Thursday, May 27 at 2:51PM