Youth Elect Service (YES) will help as part of their weekend retreat Saturday, June 25. At no cost to teens and adults from across the deanery will assist those in need in yard work, small repairs, cleaning and painting. Contact Kari Krebs before June 1.
The annual rummage sale will be held Friday, June 3, 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.and Saturday, June 4, 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. in the school gym. Please use the door off the alley. Saturday monring fill a bag for $2.00. Donations may be dropped off at the gym on Thursday, June 2, 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Conact Tom Yetzer if donations need to be picked up. Volunteers are needed to unload cars and to set up.
First Friday Mass June 3 at 9:00 a.m. followed by breakfast at 9:45 a.m. Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament all day with closing and Benediction at 6:00 p.m.
First Saturday Mass June 4 with Rosary and Litany of the Blessed Virgin Mary beginning at 8:30 a.m. Mass begins at 9:00 a.m.
Vacation Bible School will be held June 2- - June 24, 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. for children ages 4 to 10, or Pre-K to 4th grade. Registration is due by June 13.
Click here to download the form: Vacation Bible School Registration.
St. Mary's Elementary Pre K-6 Grade School in Shelby is seeking a Principal beginning with the 2016-2017 school year. Candidates must be a practicing Catholic, committed to Catholic Education, capable of providing spiritual leadership to the school community, and have previous education experience. Administrative experience is also preferred. Candidate must hold at least a Bachelor's degree with a Master's degree preferred. Interested candidates should send cover letter, resume, and three references to Most Pure Heart of Mary Church, Attn: Business Manager, 29 West St., Shelby, OH 44875. Deadline to apply is Friday May 27, 2016.
We will be serving summer lunches for the kids and are asking for money donations to help buy food. A lot of food is needed to serve nearly 200 children a day for a week. Please label any donations as "summer lunch program" and drop your donations in the collection basket or at the church office. If writing a check please make it out to St. Mary Summer Lunch. We appreciate your kindness.
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.