What to do with dry bones; Parish News for Thursday, 10/1/20
A VIDEO MESSAGE FROM FATHER DAVE
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Adoration/Praise & Worship/Reconciliation & Prayer
Join us this in the Church as we worship our Lord in the Blessed Sacrament.
Priests will be available for Reconciliation and our prayer teams available for prayer.
SUMMER CAMP SPACES FILL QUICKLY
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JOIN US IN PROTECTING THE
MOST VULNERABLE AMONG US
The St. Francis Respect Life Group and the Columbus Diocese invites you to join them for an extraordinary series of virtual events offering resources to equip you to build a culture of life! Each week brings an opportunity to engage & learn about a different topic: Raising the next Pro-life Generation, Walking with Moms in Need, End of Life Decisions, and culminating with Bishop's Brennan's celebration of Mass.
Learn more and register here
Also, the Respect Life Group invites the parish to consider how to overcome the Culture of Death.
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THIS FRIDAY THROUGH SUNDAY
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Bike Ride with Father
Saturday, Oct 3 at 9:30 am
Kokosing Gap Trail, Mt Vernon, Ohio.
Parking and Trail Head is at Phillips Park, 225-229 Liberty Street, Mt. Vernon, OH, 43050. This trail is a long trail and the length of bike ride is up to you! We will start our ride with a scripture reading and prayer. Please email Lisa Carr at
or reply to this Flocknote to sign up.
ANNUAL FALL FESTIVAL
Please join us for the Annual Fall Fest this Sunday, October 4th, after the 8:30 & 11:00 Masses. Fun for all ages. Goody bags for kids, fabulous door prizes, breakfast foods and lite lunch foods.
Parish Priesthood Celebration
The Catholic priesthood is a unique vocation not only within the Church, but also among other religious preachers and ministers. A Catholic priest receives special graces to fulfill his ministry. According to the Catechism of the Catholic Church, this does not mean that a priest is better or more holy than other people, but rather, that the office of priest "depends entirely on Christ and on his unique priesthood; it has been instituted for the good of man and the communion of the Church".
Join us after morning Masses on Sunday, October 4th, for some Fall Fun and a Celebration of Fr. Dave Sizemore, our own "unique" priest and his team of Deacon Steve DeMers and Deacon candidate, Eric Wright.
The festivities will be in Murphy Hall and if the weather cooperates, out in the parking lot as well.
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On the heels of the Activated Disciple presentation last week, the Catechetical Institute Life Skills Class invites you to livestream classes. Classes are open to all adult Catholics who desire to become a disciple and cultivate discipleship in others – building up the Kingdom. Join others who want to share the faith with renewed confidence. Includes; book, charts, 40-day Challenge Journal, and an Activated Disciple Seminar. There are no prerequisites. Invite family and friends! Classes are Tuesdays, October 13 at 8p. For those who prefer to participate in community with others at our parish, The Fruit of the Vine prayer group will gather on Tuesday evenings in the Mary Room (school lower level) to watch sessions together. For more info visit
or call Tina Burtch at 740.345.9874 ext. 206.
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, October 1 at 2:00PM