On January 18 – 19, 2020 is the collection for Catholic University of America which offers graduate and undergraduate courses in more than 180 academic programs. By giving to the National Collection, you will help support more than 6,000 students who are seeking a faith-filled education at an institution that supports cutting-edge research in multiple fields. Your investment will enable the University to continue to support the Church and to advance its work of preparing the next generation of leadership, both religious and lay, of our Church and nation
January 25-26, 2020 is The Latin American Collection. It is the main support for two Diocese of Cleveland priests who work in the two parishes served by our Mission Office. This appeal also makes a contribution to the Collection for the Church in Latin America which benefits projects and the formation of seminarians, religious and lay leaders in 23 countries across Latin America.
All engaged couples preparing for the Sacrament of Marriage at St. Malachi and St.Patrick parishes are asked to attend one of the following dates for this introductory presentation, Saturday (11:30am-2:00pm) at St Patrick Rectory Meeting Room with a light lunch provided: February 8th, May 9th, August 22nd, November 7th. Please RSVP to Fr Gurnick at least two weeks prior to your preferred date.
On Saturday, January 18, 2020 at 10:30 AM join men from St. Malachi, St. Patrick, St. Colman & St. Wendelin for a special Fr. Richard Rohr web cast, “Soul Purpose: Inhabiting Our Unique Psycho-Ecological Niche.” The program begins at 11AM, John Knox Presbyterian Church, 25200 Lorain Rd., North Olmsted. Pizza & drinks provided. Contact: Jeff Barbalics 216-631-3343, firstname.lastname@example.org or Mike Graham 216-228-8815, email@example.com. Great way to start the year and continue deepening your Spiritual Journey. This is an interfaith gathering of men.
The St. Malachi Liturgy Commission meets this coming Tuesday, January 14, 2020 at 7PM to begin preparations for Lent and review the Advent/Christmas season. Generally we meet in the rectory, but for the purposes of this particular meeting we may possibly meet in church. Call Charlene at the rectory for clarification. All are welcome.
Has your marriage become unloving or uncaring – your relationship cold, distant – thinking about a separation or divorce? Are you already separated/divorced but both of you want to try again? Then the Retrouvaille program may help. The Next Cleveland Retrouvaille Weekend is scheduled for January 24-26, 2020. RETROUVAILLE, which means rediscovery, is supported by the Catholic Diocese of Cleveland, but it is open to couples of all faiths. This program consists of a weekend experience for couples and six follow up sessions. A registration fee of $150 is required to confirm your reservation. For more information concerning the program, or to register, please call Marce or Liz Gliha at 440-357-6580 or 1-800-470-2230, or go online to www.helpourmarriage.org.
Join us at St Pat’s for a 6 week study of Lectio Divina (Divine Reading of Scripture) Wednesdays Jan 15-Feb 19, 2020. Come when you can. Mass at 5:30PM. Snacks and fellowship 6:00PM; study and sharing 6:15PM in the Rectory Meeting Room. Contact Stephanie at 216-861-5343 for more info.
St. Malachi Women, Family and Friends are retreating on June 12, 13, and 14, 2020. We are going to the Villa Maria Spirituality Center, about 1½ hour drive east of St. Malachi’s. We will stay in the Potier Building. Rates stay the same as last year: two nights $240 and one night $130. Stipends are available. The theme for reflection and prayer is “Women in the Early Church.” The retreat leader to be named soon. For more information, please contact Jackie Krejcik or Jan Leitch.
Join The Cleveland Right to Life Society, on Saturday, January 18, 2020 at Noon along with area clergy and politicians as we march and pray for life. In keeping with our practice to conduct the march at or near an abortion provider or counseling service this year we have selected a site in Rocky River for our march destination. We will march from the Don Umerley Civic Center in Rocky River to Planned Parenthood, 20800 Center Ridge Road, Rocky River and back. The route should take 15 minutes each way. Dress warmly and bring the entire family. Signs will be provided or you can bring your own. The indoor program begins at 12:45PM at Rocky River Memorial Hall, 21016 Hillard Rd. The keynote speaker will be Ron Archer. No lunch will be provided. Ample parking is available.
Join us on Wednesday, January 8, 2020 at 7:00 PM in St. Malachi’s Church.
Experience Taizé Prayer. Bring a friend.