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(St.

Augustine Church, Barberton, OH March 6, 2017)


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Monday, March 7 Lenten Weekday
9:00 School Confessions
12:05 Paul E. Swaino Jr.
7:00 Parish Mission No Confessions
Tuesday, March 8 Lenten Weekday
8:30 School Mass All Souls
5:15 Theresa A. Lovas
7:00 Parish Mission
Wednesday, March 9 Lenten Weekday
12:05 George Kozarevic
Thursday, March 10 Lenten Weekday
12:05 Jesusa Camposano & Emma Quintano
Friday, March 11 Lenten Weekday
12:05 Richard McCulligan
2:00 Stations of the Cross
7:00 Stations of the Cross
Saturday, March 12 Lenten Weekday
8:30 William Floriani
3:00 Confessions
4:00 Ernest Krasovic (Fr. Majikas)
Sunday, March 13 Fifth Sunday of Lent
8:00 Anna Lazar (Fr. Majikas)
10:30 Gerry Yarsa (Fr. Browne)
5:15 The People of St. Augustine Church (Fr. Smith)

Readings for the Week of March 7


Monday
Tuesday
Wednesday
Thursday
Friday
Saturday
Sunday

Is 65:17-21, Ps 30:2,4,5-6,11-12,13, Jn 4:43-54


Ez 47:1-9,12, Ps 46:2-3,5-6,8-9, Jn 5:1-16
Is 49:8-15, Ps 145:8-9,13-14,17-18, Jn 5:17-30
Ex 32:7-14, Ps 106:19-20,21-22,23, Jn 5:31-47
Wis 2:1a,12-22, Ps 34:17-18,19-20,21,23,Jn 7:1-2,10,25-30
Jer 11:18-20, Ps 7:2-3,9-10,11-12, Jn 7:40-53
Is 43:16-21, Ps 126:1-2,2-3,4-5,6, Phil 3:8-14, Jn 8:1-11

Sunday Offering
Faith Direct Offering
1,739

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Time, Talent & Treasure
February 21
$
7,868
$
$

1,739

February 28
7,191
$

Total Offering
8,930

9,607

Weekly Budget to meet Operating Cost $


11,800
(Shortfall) Overage
$
$
(2,870)

11,800

(2,193)

School Support
$
Capital Support
$
St. Vincent de Paul
314
Home Missions
$
Church in Eastern Europe
Easter Flowers
510
2016 Almsgiving (Habitat for Humanity)

551
150
$

$
$
236

98
337
$

$
$

56
--1,261

$
$

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65
32
$
547

(Insert Graphic 2120-0026.tif)We may feel like the Prodigal Son but the gospel
wants us to be merciful like the father who was forgiving and understanding of his
son. In families we all make mistakes and need to forgive one another. Who in your
family needs your forgiveness and acceptance this four week of Lent in the Year of
Mercy?
Insert Graphic 2000-0042.tif) Please pray for our Sick especially: Karl Bartel, John
Baylock, Joseph Benear, Betty Bartel, Jack Weigand, Lisa Gnap, Irene Lyle, Jenny
Moslowski, Judy Kriston, Anne Trischan, Fred Kormanic, Shanon Johnson, Tina
Muren, Betty Morlan, JoAnn Mullett, Stephen Deibel, Joanne Ramsay, Leroy Morlan,
William Bedford. Karen Gondor, Carol Garman, Chad Trischan, Pat Shemuga, Andrew
Somercik, Helene Van Oss, Paula Collins, Jodi Johnson, Alexandra Kepler, Gary Reed,
Kristine Hornacek, Vicki Martin, Camilla Pieffer, Barb Shehan, Gloria Rondy, Joe
Patterson III, Lowell Potts, Sandra Walters, Bruce Hartung, Barb Helms, Sherrie Owens,
Nicole Hahn, Carol Hendricks, Clay Walton, Eileen Gustafson, Tom Abbott, Bob & Patty
Moses, Therese Weigand, Marge OBoyle, Bill Judge, Agnes Hurley, Nancy Fuss, Dr.
Bhe, Mark Soberano, Rebecca Starr, Patti Day & Paulette Holland
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Michael Macko
Eternal rest grant unto him, O Lord!

324 Holy Hours were kept with Our Lord in Eucharistic Adoration last
week. The only time our Lord asked the Apostles for anything was the
night He went into agony. Not for activity did He plead but for an Hour of
companionship. (Archbishop Fulton Sheen) Remember to sign in at the
back when you make a Holy Hour. For more information, please call Judy
Soltis at 330-733-6221.

Join Fr. David, the parish staff and many others for the beginning of our LENTEN
MISSION presented by Fr. Damian Ference, PH.L. Sessions are Sunday, March 6,
Monday March 7 and Tuesday, March 8 from 7:00-8:00 pm in the Church.
You may remember Fr. Damian from the times he celebrated Mass here at
St. Augustine. Father is a priest of the Diocese of Cleveland. He serves
at Borromeo Seminary as Director of Human Formation and Assistant
Professor of Philosophy. His talks will include: God and Creation, Sin
and Redemption, and Sacraments and Mission. Change your plans if need be
and come for this Lenten time of renewal and refreshment.
The Charismatic Prayer Group will not meet Sunday, March 6, we encourage you to attend the
mission.
Amen, I say to you, whatever you did for one of these least brothers of mine, you did for me
(Mt 25:40). Today, we are reminded that Jesus identified himself with our poorest brothers and
sisters. The Catholic Relief Services Collection serves Jesus in the victims of human trafficking,
those who suffer from unjust laws, and those who need pastoral care and humanitarian
assistance across the globe. Through supporting todays collection, you help Jesus in
disguise. Please be generous.
(Insert Graphic 2404-0067.tif)Coffee and Donuts will be served in the cafeteria
following Mass today. Host will be Barb Vargo. Plan to stop over and visit before
heading home for your busy week.
(Insert Graphic 1800.0005.tif) Young at Heart Seniors will have their first meeting in
2016 on Monday, March 7, 1:00pm at Prince of Peace. All seniors are invited for
friendship and refreshment.
Ireland and Scotland Trip Deacon Robin & Paula Adair, and Fr. Norm
Douglas, will be hosting at trip to Ireland and Scotland, August 19-31, 2016
with Proximo Travel. (See www.proximotravel.com. Scroll down on Custom
trips). An Information night will be held at Guardian Angels Church on
Wednesday, March 9, 2016 at 6:30. Consider this opportunity to travel
Ireland and Scotland with fellow parishioners and friends. For additional questions
please contact Deacon Adair at 330-283-4983.
The W.O.F. Book Club continues with its reading and discussion of My Life with the Saints by Fr. James Martin, S.J.
All adult men and women are invited to participate, or just come by and sit in on a session. The next meeting will be
on Thursday, March 10 at 1:00pm in the rectory. We will discuss chapters 10-13 of the book. For more information
please contact Anne Sweeney at 330-825-6302.
The Divorced, Separated and Widowed Catholics of Akron is holding a Popcorn and
Game Night at the Immaculate Heart of Mary Church Convent Building, 1945
Portage Trail, Cuyahoga Falls, OH on Monday, March 14. We will start at 7:00 pm.
This event is open at no cost to single people of all faiths. For information call Sue
330-554-5626.
Please note: Information for the Easter Sunday Bulletin (March 27) must be received into the

rectory by Wednesday, March 16.


bulletin.

Information received after that date will not make the

(Insert Graphic 1103-0041.tif) For those preparing to have a child baptized in


the near future, one requirement is the parents attend a Pre-Baptism Class. The next
class will be held at Immaculate Conception Church in Kenmore on Tuesday, April 19
at 7:00pm. Please contact the rectory at 330-753-8429 for additional information.
SAVE THE DATE FOR HOPE (Healing Our Pain Every day) a faith-based, safe
and fun weekend retreat for teens ages 13-17 years old, coping with the death of a
parent, grandparent or sibling.

It will be Saturday, April 23 at 9:30am until

Sunday, April 24 at 4:30pm at Our Lady of Victory in Tallmadge.

For more

information or to register, contact Linda Herold at 330-633-3637.


Barberton Area Community Ministries item for the Month of March is Canned Fruit. All donations
can be placed in the bench in front of the giving tree in the vestibule of the church. Donations are picked
up on Monday mornings. Thank you again for all your support in helping us serve our brothers and
sisters in need.
Are you looking for a quality kindergarten experience for your child or
maybe a fresh start for grades 1-8? St. Augustine School is now accepting
enrollment for 2016-2017. Need-based financial aid for students entering
K-8 and need-based scholarships for students entering grades K-3 are
available.
Please
call
(330)
753-6435
or
e-mail
staugustine@dioceseofcleveland.org for more information.
Culture of Life would like to thank all those who prayed, donated and
participated in the SPIRITUAL ADOPTION PROGRAM. May God bless all of you
for your efforts on behalf of these "least of our brothers." We invite everyone
to get involved in this crucial ministry for the soul of our Great Nation. We
cannot expect God to continue to Bless America if we, as a people and a nation,
persistently turn our backs on Him. For more information contact Lynn Willig at 330472-9452.

Camp Christopher Summer Registration Now Open - Come Grow with Us


in Nature, Community, and Spirit! For more than 90 years, campers have been
exploring a world of adventure surrounded by new friends and exciting activities.
Take a ride on the zip line or conquer the ropes challenge courses. Hike the many
trails and cool off in Lake Marian. Test your skills at the archery range, go for canoe
ride, or cast out a fishing pole and see what you can catch! Whatever your interests
are, campers enjoy challenges, try new things, expand their independence, and
discover something new, and have fun! Visit www.campchris.org or call 1-800296-CAMP for more information.
The next round of Euchre will be Friday, April 1, beginning at 6:30pm in the
school cafeteria. Players of all ages are welcome to attend.

(Insert Graphic 2403-0001.tif) In the February/March envelope packets there is an


envelope for Easter Flowers. Donations to the Flower Fund help to defray costs of flowers and
decorations in our church during the Easter Season. Monies received also aid the Parish
Sacristan in keeping the sanctuary supplied with all necessary items throughout the year. For
those using Faith Direct, if you choose to make a donation, please drop an envelope in the
offertory basket with the name of your intention. Donations must be received by Wednesday,
March 16 in order to make the flower list.
(Insert Graphic 1108-0048.tif) For couples preparing for marriage, Pre-Cana Day is
available on the following Sundays in 2016: April 24, May 22 or June 12 - The day
will begin with registration at 10:30 a.m., followed by Mass at 11:00 a.m. Lunch is
served at 12:00 p.m. The day will conclude at 6:00 pm. The cost is $75.00 per couple
which includes lunch. To register, visit our website at www.loyolaretreathouse.com to
download a registration form or call the Retreat House at 330-896-2315.
Congratulations to all the children that made their First Reconciliations this
weekend, may the graces you received in this sacrament strengthen you on
your journey with Christ. The Lords arms are always open to his lost sheep
when they are in need of the sacrament of reconciliation.

2016 Almsgiving Project - Habitat for Humanity Piece by Piece


Help us build another house for Habitat for Humanity Piece by Piece. Each level
reached adds another piece to the puzzle. With your help, we will be able to reach
our goal of $10,000 and will complete the house puzzle found on the back wall of
the church. Envelopes have been provided in the pews of the church; please make
checks payable to St. Augustine Church with 2016 Almsgiving written on the
memo line, donations can also be made through Faith Direct. Our current total is
$1,047.
(Insert Graphic 23020028.tif) Just a reminder, Daylight Savings Times begins next
weekend Sunday, March 13. Dont forget to spring ahead.