An ice-cream social and farewell to Fr. Jim at McFadden Hall will follow the Saturday, June 25 Mass. A light breakfast will be held at McFadden Hall following the Sunday, June 26 Mass.
A dinner will be held at McFadden Hall to welcome Fr. Chris following the Saturday evening Mass July 9. Please contact the parish office to make reservations at 419-347-2381. St. Joseph will welcome Fr. Chris Sunday, July 10 at 12:30 with a cookout and potluck dinner.
All 4th through 8th grade girls who are registered at MPHM or St. Joseph parish are eligible. Sign up forms are available at both parishes. Forms are to be returned by July 22.
Coaches are needed. Anyone interested may contact Scott Kurtzman.
St. Joseph annual festival will be July 17, 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. Tickets for the cash raffle are going fast. Only 400 tieckts will be sold with a grand prize of $3,000; addtional cash prizes range from $500 to $100. Contact Deacon Fred or call 419-687-4611, Monday and Tuesday mornings, for more information.
To meet the needs of our local church the 2016 Annual Catholic Appeal Campaign is underway. The campaign goal is $2,800,000 and our parish goal is $25,000.
We can assure the continued existence of many important programs that help tens of thousands in our Diocese each year; education of our seminary students, care of the sick and needy are among them. Please respond generously when you are asked to make your pledge. For more information, visit the Diocesan website at ToledoDiocese.org/annual-catholic-appeal.
"The Jubilee of Mercy that Pope Francis has called, from December 8, 2015 - November 20, 2016, is an Extraordinary Jubilee. Pope Francis called this particular Extraordinary Jubilee of Mercy to direct our attention and actions "on mercy so that we may become a more effective sign of the Father's actions in our lives...a time when the witness of believers might grow stronger and more effective".
Visit the USCCB online to learn more: USCCB/jubileeofmercy.org
If you have a loved one or know of someone who is ill or in need of a pastoral visit with Father or someone from the Ministers of Care please contact the parish. The HIPPA Law prohibits hospitals from contacting the parish when someone is hospitalized. The office can be reached at 419-347-2381.