FR. HRITZ MEMORIAL
In honor of Fr. Paul Hritz, we are planning to erect a statue of St. Paul, his patron saint, in church and also to raise funds to support 3 areas that reflect Fr. Paul’s ministerial priorities: Samaritan Ministry (focus on alcoholism/ substance abuse), Food Fund (Backdoor Ministry & Monday Night Meal), Religious education & adult faith formation.To date, we have raised $3,9 toward our $30,000 goal. Envelopes are available at the church door. Please write the check to St. Malachi with “Fr. Hritz Memorial” on the memo line.
SCHOOL SUPPLIES FOR THE CHILDREN OF ST. MALACHI CENTER
It’s “back to school” time & and the St. Malachi Social Action Commission needs your help fill backpacks with school supplies for the children of St. Malachi Center for
the new school year. Select a tag from the display in the front of the church for the most-needed supplies. Purchase one or more of the supplies listed on the tag & return them to church by Sunday, August 11. Please contact Judy Slivka
(216) 749-1513 or Lynn Scott (216) 771-3036 for more information: www.stmalachicenter.org
REFRESH YOUR SOUL THIS SUMMER
Treat yourself to the Word on Tuesday evenings 7-8:30 PM in the School. We are exploring some of the language and context of the Gospels in order to experience more deeply their meaning and beauty. All welcome all the time.
PSR BEGINS ON SEPTEMBER 15
All parents of children ages four through high school are invited to register for our PSR and Youth Ministry program. Registration forms at the church doors. For more information or questions, contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
SAVE THE DATE: ANNUAL PICNIC
Sunday, September 8, is our annual parish picnic at Morgan’s Hollow, Cleveland
CONGRATULATIONS PARISH COUNCIL LEADERSHIP
Last week, the Parish Council discerned the leadership team for the coming year:
Jeannie Cleary-Burns, Chairperson
Cathy Jacob, Vice Chairperson
Peter Chengelis, Secretary
Let us keep them in prayer and continue to pray for the work of the Council!
SECOND SATURDAY SUPPER: LATITUDE 41N
Join us at the LATITUDE 41n at 5712 Detroit Ave in Cleveland at around 5:45pm on Saturday, August 10. There is some parking behind the restaurant and on the
street. There is. handicap access from the parking lot. Call Chris Dusek: (216) 631-6961 with questions,. Walk-ins are welcome!
WEDNESDAY PRAYER GROUP
Join us this Wednesday, August 7 at 7pm for Praying with Scripture. Pray with us in a small group. Speak your prayer reflections or savor silence.
INTERESTED IN THE CATHOLIC FAITH? COME AND SEE!
The Right of Christian Initiation of Adults provides a formation process for baptized or unbaptized adults who desire to enter the Catholic Church. The Rite also provides a process for children over the age of seven. If you or someone you know is feeling this call to faith, please contact Fr. Tony Schuerger or Stephanie Pritts at 861-5343.
WOMEN’S RETREAT GROUP
We are planning a Women’s Retreat for May 2014. Weinvite and welcome your input. We have a meeting scheduled Saturday, August 10, at 10am in St. Malachi hall. You will find us around at least a carafe of coffee and some breakfast food. We need everyone’s help to plan the retreat; please bring a friend who also might be interested in what we are doing. If you are interested or have ideas and cannot be at the meeting, please contact Jackie Krejcik, Jan Leitch, or Lois Westerkamp with contact information help keep you informed.
WOMEN’S PRAYER GROUP
There is a Women’s Prayer group who meet in St. Patrick rectory on Monday, August 5, at 7pm. It meets the first Monday of every month. Join us for prayer, sharing, and
ST. MALACHI CENTER GOLF OUTING
Save the date! St. Malachi Center’s annual Golf Outing is on Monday, September 16 at Westwood Country Club. You can register online: www.stmalachicenter.org