OTHER AREA EVENTS

ST. AUGUSTINE PARISH NEWS

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

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LIVE NATIVITY

Sunday, December 8th 1 to 3pm at Holy Trinity Church, East Fifth and Bainbridge Streets. Bring the whole family and spread the word for fun, faith and fellowship. All are welcome! All animals are pet friendly: camel, donkeys, goats and sheep.

AT THE MANGER: “A LABOR OF LOVE”

At the Manger, the free annual exhibit of Nativity scenes in the University of Dayton Libraries, is a great way to celebrate Advent and the Christmas season. Individuals and families can explore dozens of creches from around the world, all selected by the volunteers who work year-round to prepare the exhibit.
• Dates: Dec. 2-Jan. 12
• Weekday hours: 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. (closed Dec. 6 and Dec. 24-Jan. 1)
• Weekend hours: 1-4 p.m. (closed Dec. 28-29 and Jan. 4-5)
• Location: University of Dayton Roesch Library (first-floor gallery and the Marian Library, seventh floor)
• Parking, directions and other information: http://go.udayton.edu/manger
• Group tours and special arrangements: 937-229-4214

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ST. BENEDICT THE MOOR WOMEN’S RETREAT

THE POWER OF THE HOLY SPIRIT USING IT IN OUR DAILY LIVES Sat. Nov. 23, 8am to 4pm, St. Benedict the Moor Multipurpose room. Facilitator: Frances Curtis Frazier, M.A.,President, womensworkfcf, inc. COST: $40 per person, due NO LATER than NOV. 10. Your fees include breakfast, lunch, snacks, goody bag and materials. Make checks payable to St. Benedict the Moor Catholic Church with “women’s retreat” in the memo line. Give registration form to Annette Young or Susan Smith at the 11:00 am Mass or Annette Young at Saturday 4:30 pm Mass. Registration form with fee can be mailed to: St. Benedict The Moor Catholic Church, Attn: Sharon Hairston 519 Liscum Drive, Dayton, OH 45427. For more information on the Retreat, contact Annette Young at 937-439-4623 or Susan Smith at 937-263-6713. See insert for registration form

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ST. BENEDICT’S ANNUAL CHRISTMAS DANCE

St. Benedict the Moor’s Annual Christmas Dance will be held on Friday, December 6, from 8 p.m. to midnight in the Multipurpose Room Doors will open at 7 p.m. for table decorating and setting up your food. It’s also BYOB. Everyone is invited! The music is by Kenneth Johnson (KDJ). We will be having a 50/50 Raffle and door prizes. Tickets are $20 each or $160 for a table of 8. Please contact Arvilla Crawford 937-367-8788, Susan Smith 937-263-6713, or Annette Young 937-416-2459. We will be selling tickets after the 4:30 p.m. Mass on Saturdays and the 11:00 a.m. Mass on Sundays. Hope to see you there!

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CARROLL HIGH SCHOOL’S ACTION APPALACHIA

Action Appalachia is an annual service program, formed by Carroll High School’s seniors, to provide aid for the Campton Center in Kentucky. This year’s seniors are collecting clothing for infants, children, teens, men, and women; gently used toys as well as brand new toys for Christmas gifts. These donations are vital to the community of Campton, which has no relief organizations such as Salvation Army or Goodwill to meet its needs. There is also a great need for canned foods such as soups, tuna, vegetables; cereal, pasta, and peanut butter are needed too. You can bring your donations to the Carroll High School loading dock (located on the west side of the building). Questions contact Mrs. Melissa Fisher at 937-253-8188 ext 712 or email mfisher@carrollhs.org, The deadline for all donations is Wednesday, November 20th. Thank for your support of this most needy project.

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ST. BENEDICT THE MOOR WOMEN’S RETREAT
THE POWER OF THE HOLY SPIRIT USING IT IN OUR DAILY LIVES

Sat. Nov. 23, 8am – 4 pm, St. Benedict the Moor Multipurpose room. Facilitator:Frances Curtis Frazier, M.A.,President, womensworkfcf, inc. COST: $40 per person, due NO LATER than NOV.10. Your fees include breakfast, lunch, snacks, goody bag and materials. Make checks payable to St. Benedict the Moor Catholic Church with “women’s retreat” in the memo line. Give registration form to Annette Young or Susan Smith at the 11:00 am Mass or Annette Young at Saturday 4:30 pm Mass. Registration form with fee can be mailed to: St. Benedict The Moor Catholic Church, Attn: Sharon Hairston 519 Liscum Drive, Dayton, OH 45427. For more information on the Retreat, contact Annette Young at 937-439-4623 or Susan Smith at 937-263-6713.

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BLACK CATHOLIC HISTORY MONTH

The University of Dayton invites all to participate in the following events for Black Catholic History Month 2019: Keynote Address by Father Joseph A. Brown, S.J. – Professor of Africana Studies, Southern Illinois University On Sun, Nov 17, 3 p.m. at Kennedy Union Ballroom, University of Dayton, Parking in Lot B or C Black Catholic History Month Mass on Sun, Nov 17, 6p.m. Immaculate Conception Chapel, University of Dayton, Parking in Lot B or C Annual Father Joseph M. Davis, S.M. Black Catholic History Month Lecture on Wed November 20, 4:30 p.m. in Sears Recital Hall, Jesse Philips Humanities Building, University of Dayton, Parking in Lot C.
Presenter: Dr. C. Walker Gollar, Professor of Theology, Xavier University. Title of Presentation: “Nothing But Slaves”: The Enslaved Women and Men Owned by Edward Dominic Fenwick, the First Catholic Bishop of Cincinnati

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BASEBALL YOUTH CLINIC

Bishop Fenwick will be hosting a Baseball Youth Clinic on Friday, December 27th for Grades 3-5 from 9:30-11:30 am and Grades 6-8 from 12:30 to 2:30 pm. To register go to http://www.fenwicksports.org and click on: Baseball Clinic Registration. This is a one-day comprehensive clinic focusing on hitting, fielding, pitching and catching. For questions call 513-423-0724. We hope you will be joining us!

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UPCOMING EVENTS
at Maria Stein Shrine of the Holy Relics

NOVEMBER 17 at 2 pm
ST. PEREGRINE CANCER PRAYER SERVICE

The Shrine is pleased to be able to offer the St. Peregrine Relic for prayer and veneration. This prayer service is held for those who are on a journey with cancer, whether it be as a patient or as a care-partner. Through the intercessory prayer of St. Peregrine, we seek peace and the healing touch of our Creator. Please join us.

DECEMBER: ANNUAL NATIVITIES DISPLAY
From the amazing collection of Tim & Katheleen Nealeigh, enjoy beautiful nativities on display in the Shrine’s first-floor Gathering Space during
the month of December. This display is free of charge and open every day during normal Shrine hours.

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DIVORCE SUPPORT MINISTRIES

Divorced? Separated? We can help! There are two excellent Catholic-Sponsored divorce support groups in the local area to help you heal from this life trauma. Both programs provide a warm, caring environment led by people who understand what you are going through. Learn practical information and gain hope for your future. You should not have to feel isolated or cut off from the Catholic Church.

CATHOLIC-SPONSORED DIVORCECARE

This is the 13th year held at St. Francis of Assisi Church. Held on Thursday evenings, 6:30-8:30 pm from Sept. 5 to Dec. 5; 6245 Wilmington Pike, Centerville. Cost: is $25 per person. Scholarships are available. For more information, or to register, call Marcelle Toma at (937) 312-1157 (Not a texting number) or mtoma@woh.rr.com

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

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 SCRIPTURE STUDIES

Share the Word Scripture Studies has begun its 37th year. We meet in the St. Mary Center following the 9:45am Mass. We invite you to join us for a lively discussion of the readings of the day and how they relate to our daily lives.

 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