Remember to tune in to 89.5 WFOT or 90.9 WSHB and call in your pledge during this very special (and critically important) 4 day Sharathon: Tuesday, October 18th through Friday, October 21st. Hear over 35 of our own priests on the air talking about how Catholic radio is changing lives. We need you to help us spread the word and to listen and pledge during the Fall Sharathon. The toll free pledge line is 888-215-0624. Secure online pledges can be made at Annunciationradio.com. Don't miss Fr. Chris Mileski on AnnunciationRadio Friday, October 21, from 9:00 a.m.-10:00 a.m., during the Fall Sharathon.
The Extraordinary Form of the Roman Rite will be celebrated at St. Joseph Catholic Church, 36 Melmore Street, in Tiffin, on Sunday, October 23, at 2:00 pm. This Mass fulfills the Sunday obligation. All are welcome to attend. Refreshments to follow.
The fun of Christmas Bazaar Candy Making is justaround the corner. We have a change in the day of theweek we will be creating these delicious treats this year.Mark your calendars so you too can join in the fun.
Tuesdays in November: November 1, 8 and 15. Candy will be made in two shifts: 1:00 to 3:00 p.m. and 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. You are welcome to show up for one or both times.
Most Pure Heart of Mary will host Kelly Croy December 11 and 12. Croy is a speaker, artist, and educator. Kelly combines a great keynote message with a live art performance. He combines the performance with a powerful musical score and then brings the art to life with computer animation. It is a unique, powerful, and entertaining experience for all. "Whether I am in the classroom, speaking on stage, writing, or creating art, my goal is to inspire people to live richer and fuller lives."
Our Advent Reconciliation Service will be held on December 11th as well. Watch the bulletin for times of both events.
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.