OTHER AREA EVENTS

ST. AUGUSTINE PARISH NEWS

PLEASE KEEP IN YOUR PRAYERS THE SHUT INS/SICK OF ST. AUGUSTINE.  June Helmers, Jim Witt, Toni Moore, and Robert Schell.

OTHER AREA HAPPENINGS

DCWC SCHOLARSHIP WINNERS

Dayton Catholic Women’s Club (DCWC) announced the recipients of their 2019 Scholarship Awards presented to six local high school graduating seniors for use in their freshman year of college. They are:

Anna Bete from Church of the Ascension & Carroll H.S.
Mary Brown from Emmanuel Parish & Homeschooled
Colleen Gehret from St. Dennis & Versailles H.S.
Emma Kane from St. Albert the Great & Kettering Fairmont
Ann Pannapara from St Patrick & Lehman H.S.
Grace Thorstenson from St. Leonard & Alter H.S.

We congratulate these winners. DCWC also was able to contribute a number of grants totaling $18,000.00 to several charitable organizations throughout the Miami Valley. These students and organizations were recognized at the Spring Celebration Luncheon. DCWC is affiliated with the National Council of Catholic Women. To learn more about becoming a member visit the website http://www.daytoncatholicwomensclub.org.

GLENN MILLER ORCHESTRA FUND-RAISER

MAY 21: GLENN MILLER ORCHESTRA FUND-RAISER BENEFITS MARIA STEIN SHRINE On Tuesday, May 21st, starting at 12 pm, the Glenn Miller Orchestra will be performing at The Overdrive in Celina Ohio. A portion of the proceeds from the event will go to The Maria Stein Shrine of the Holy Relics. Raffle items will also be available. For ticket information, call 419-925-9999 and request the special Shrine seating. Maria Stein Shrine Free Exhibits. There are currently two free exhibits on display at the Shrine. The Throne of Wisdom Madonnas is on display in the Upper Room and the Eucharistic Miracles posters can be seen in the museum annex on the second floor. Both will be available through June.

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CATCH THE BUILDING SPIRIT!

For the 27th year, Catholics and Presbyterians will be working together to provide affordable housing to a family in need. Blitz Week, where the main structure of the house is built (framing, siding, roofing, etc.), begins Saturday, May 25 and runs through Friday, May 31. Work continues June to September. For more information, including the daily build schedule, visit http://CatchTheBuildingSpirit.org.

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Maria Stein Shrine Free Exhibits

Maria Stein Shrine Free Exhibits – There are currently two free exhibits on display at the Shrine. The Throne of Wisdom Madonnas is on display in the Upper Room and the Eucharistic Miracles posters can be seen in the museum annex on the second floor. Both will be available through June 2019.

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“Wish Upon a Star”

Christ Child Society of Dayton presents “Wish Upon a Star”, A Spring Gala, June 1st, at the Presidential Banquet Center, Kettering from 5:30 – 9:00 pm. Gourmet bites, Cash bar, Raffle, Wine Pull, Gift Card Grab. Dancing to class rock band, BlueStone Ivory Proceeds benefit SVdP Community Diaper Bank and future CCS projects. To request an invitation email ccsgala2019@gmail.com

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SAVE THE DATES.

Annual OLGH Rummage Sale to benefit our St Vincent de Paul Society will be held from June 27 – 29.

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YOUTH FOOTBALL CAMP

Bishop Fenwick Falcons will be hosting a Youth Football Camp on Tuesday, May 28, 2019 through Thursday, May 30, from 6-8pm. Students heading into 3rd Grade through 8th Grade are invited to attend. There is a $60 Registration Fee. There is also a $300 Team Flat Rate Registration Fee for all members of a Team (minimum of 10 team members). Youth coaches are welcome and encouraged to attend. Register online at https://fenwickfalcons.org/summer-camps-2019. Walk Up Registrations Not Accepted. Any questions should be directed to CoachHaverkamp@gmail.com

GORDON LIGHTFOOT TRIBUTE

The famous Gordon Lightfoot Tribute will be in town playing in Alter High School’s new and intimate theatre on Friday, June 28th at 7:30pm! Tickets are being held back for our community but will open to the general public soon. Get your tickets now at http://www.alterhs.org/gltor  by calling 937-434-2059. Please join us!

Get Inspired! Listen to “Good News Today”

Father Jim Willig’s Gospel teachings every Sunday on Sacred Heart Radio at 7:30 and 9:30 am. Sacred Heart Radio broadcasts in Greater Cincinnati on 740AM, Hamilton on 89.5FM, and Dayton on 910AM. Also listen anytime on Heart to Heart’s website: http://www.heartoheart.org.

PRAYERS

Show Your “Catholic Mary Spirit”

As you may know, St. Mary is in the beginning process of raising funds to air condition our church. We are talking to contractors etc. and at the same time we are looking into raising the funds for this project. You can help us and show your “Catholic/Mary Spirit” at the same time. For $5 each, you can purchase a 2-sided Mary blue silicon bracelet printed in both English and Spanish. They are available at St. Mary after Mass in the sacristy, or during the week at the St. Mary parish office. Questions? Call Mark at 937-256-5633

SAVE THE DATE
Vacation Bible School

 ROAR! Life is Wild, God is Good is the theme for our 2019 OLGH Vacation Bible School. Mark your calendars now for July 15 – 19. We are busy planning NOW so if you would like to help with VBS this year please contact Teresa Stanley at
tstanley@olghchurch.com or call 866-1432.

LAY CATHOLIC STUDIES

The Athenaeum of Ohio Lay Pastoral Ministry Program is sponsored by the Archdiocese of Cincinnati and offers lay Catholics the opportunity to grow in faith, knowledge and skills in order to serve families, communities and the Church more effectively. Since 1975, the LPMP has equipped ordinary Catholics to accomplish extraordinary things in the name of Christ. Weeknight and Saturday classes fit into busy adult schedules, allowing participants to maintain job, family and community commitments while answering a call to deeper discipleship. Classes count toward catechist certification and serve as a prerequisite for application to the permanent diaconate formation. Interviews are now underway for fall classes at the main campus and Good Shepherd in Montgomery. We are offering a 25% lay tuition discount this year. Call 513-231-1200 for information or to set up an interview.

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NOTRE DAME MISSION VOLUNTEERS

Serve a year with Notre Dame AmeriCorps in Dayton! NDA Dayton members give a year of service at a local school, park or non-profit and receive a stipend and an education award. Gain valuable skills while serving your community! For more information and to apply, visit: https://serviceyear.org/ndmva/notre-dame-americorps-member/QbPGx2/
email http://dayton@ndmva.org.

POPE FRANCIS CALLS US ALL TO
“MISSIONARY DISCIPLESHIP”.

The Lay Pastoral Ministry Program can equip you to respond with a “Yes!” The LPMP is sponsored by the Archdiocese of Cincinnati and helps lay men and women grow in faith, discern and develop gifts for ministry and gain the knowledge and confidence needed to serve families, communities and parishes more effectively. Evening and Saturday courses in scripture, doctrine,morality, evangelization and liturgy fit into a busy adult schedule. Interviews are now ongoing for graduate and non degree classes beginning in August. Cincinnati locations include the main campus in Mt. Washington and Good Shepherd in Montgomery. All lay students will receive a 25% tuition reduction this year. Call 513-231-1200 for information or to schedule an appointment.

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WE ARE LOOKING FOR YOU

Do you have a passion to care for the elderly? The Little Sisters of the Poor, a nursing home that provides care to the elderly poor, is looking for people to join the family. Nurses and STNA’s are in need to help continue the Sisters’ mission to care for the elderly poor. Please contact the HR Department:  hrcincinnati@littlesistersofthepoor.org or (513)281-8001 ext. 127.

 

ARCHDIOCESAN LAY PASTORAL
MINISTRY PROGRAM

Have you ever said, “Someone should start a Scripture Study group in our parish?” Or, “We have a lot of elderly, housebound parishioners. Someone should organize a visitation team?” Well, you are right! Someone should. Maybe that someone is you. The Archdiocesan Lay Pastoral Ministry Program has been educating and forming lay men and women just like you for service to their parishes, schools and communities since 1975. We offer a non-degreed Certificate in Ministry, spiritual and pastoral formation and the opportunity to grow in faith, knowledge and skills. Saturday classes, flexible components and a great support system allow busy adults to maintain work and family commitments while preparing for new opportunities. Classes are available in 2018-19 at Sacred Heart of Jesus in McCartyville. Contact Deacon Hal Belcher at 419-305-5486 or  hbelcher001@woh.rr.com for more information or to set up a personal interview. You too, go into my vineyard

 

ENGLISH LANGUAGE TUTORING PROGRAM
AT INCARNATION CHURCH

Volunteer members of Incarnation Church, in Centerville, are offering English as a Second Language (ESL) classes every Saturday morning from 10:30am-12:00pm in the Parish Center (behind the church on the south end of the school). This free outreach program accommodates all nationalities and faiths, and is designed to help students learn better English skills. We provide individualized instruction specific to the needs of our participants, and are welcoming new students at this time. For more information, or to join the ESL program, please call Barbara at 937-433-1660, or Roberta at 937-435-5756. TIME IS RUNNING

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ST. BENEDICT THE MOOR SCHOOL

Open enrollment is going on at St. Benedict the Moor Catholic School for the 2017-2018 Academic Year. Interested people should visit the campus at 138 Gramont Avenue, or call at 937-268-6697.

LAY TUITION REDUCTION

The Athenaeum, announces that we will continue the 50% lay tuition reduction for one more academic year, 2017-18, as part of our One Faith, One Hope Capital Camcommitment. The Lay Pastoral Ministry Certificate Option classes will meet at Good Shepherd in Montgomery, a northern Cincinnati suburb. Graduate programs are available at the main campus in Cincinnati. All options are designed for busy adults with an outstanding faculty, supportive staff and flexible components. There will never be a better time to come and see how lay Catholic studies through the Athenaeum can transform your life. For more information about Dayton classes, call Deacon Hal Belcher, 419-305-5486.

SM SUNDAY MORNING SCRIPTURE STUDY

“Share the Word” Sunday morning scripture study is now in its 35th year at St. Mary; and we’re going to keep doing it until we get it right! We meet in the St. Mary Center following the 9:45am Mass. Why not stop by and join us a light-hearted look at the scriptures and how they impact our daily lives. Our family looks forward to including you in our discussions.

 NEW GROUP WELCOMES
YOUNG PROFESSIONALS

Shine Dayton would like to invite you to learn more about our organization. We are a group of young professionals committed to advocating for the compassionate works of Catholic Social Services of the Miami Valley through the engagement and empowerment of individuals. For more information on becoming a member or to join us at an upcoming event, email shine.dayton@gmail.com or visit us at www.cssmv.org/giving/shinedayton or www.facebook.com/shinedayton.

 GUIDELINES FOR ARCHDIOCESAN

TUITION ASSISTANCE

Needs-based grants from both the endowed and expendable funds will be available for students attending grades Kindergarten through 12 in Catholic schools in our archdiocese. Approximately 80% of the tuition assistance funds available annually will aid Catholic School students in grades Kindergarten through 8th Grade. To apply for assistance please go to https://factsmgt.com/services/grant-aid-assessment Approximately 20% of the tuition assistance funds available annually will aid Catholic School high school students. To apply for high school tuition assistance, contact your high school directly for more information. Log on to go.udayton.edu/manger for more information. Know Mary Better: Learn more about the Blessed Virgin Mary