OTHER AREA EVENTS

ST. AUGUSTINE PARISH NEWS

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

OTHER AREA HAPPENINGS

FOOTBALL, CHICKEN & WAFFLE

FOOTBALL, CHICKEN & WAFFLE On Sunday, September 29 plan to attend the “Football, Chicken & Waffle Event” at St. Benedict the Moor from 1-4p.m. Come dressed in your favorite football (or sports) attire and enjoy an afternoon of fellowship. Football games will be televised on the big screen TV. Cost $10.00 per person. Hope to see you there.

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SVDP WALK FOR THE POOR

This year, the St. Vincent de Paul Conferences of the Dayton District will participate in the national Friends of the Poor Walk/Run. All money raised by parish walkers goes directly to our parish Conference to assist the needy in our area. The Dayton event is a two-mile walk (not a timed run) at Cox Arboretum MetroPark beginning at 10 AM on Saturday, September 28, 2019. The walk will be followed by a lunch at the St. Henry Parish Activity Center. Walkers are encouraged to donate and invite their friends and family to support their efforts with a pledge. T shirts are guaranteed with registration before August 27. Register online http://www.FOPWALK.ORG.

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YOU CAN IRISH DANCE!

The Celtic Academy of Irish Dance is now enrolling students! Enroll now in our Fall classes, which begin in September. For more details see http://www.CelticAcademy.com.

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ST. BENEDICT WOMEN’S RETREAT

       St. Benedict the Moor Catholic Church Women’s Retreat – September 27-29, 2019 Our Lady of the Holy Spirit Center 5440 Moeller Avenue,  Norwood, OH 45212
Theme: The Power of The Holy Spirit- Using It in Our Daily Lives
Facilitator: Ms. Roberta Epps, Archdiocese of Baltimore Cost: $175 for Lodging, Materials and Food (Payment plains available) Deposit of $75 due July 20, 2019 final payment due September 8, 2019 Please see Annette Young or Susan Smith for registration forms after masses. You can also call the church offices of Tuesday or Thursday for more information. (937-268-6697)

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REAL MEN: REAL FAITH FATHER SON DAY OF SERVICE

REAL MEN: REAL FAITH FATHER SON DAY OF SERVICE Come and enjoy a day of faith and service as father and son (ages 13-18)! Join seminarians and priests for a day of Mass, service work, lunch, athletics, a talk on responding to God’s call by Deacon Andrew Reckers and his father, and a walking Rosary. The day of service will take place at Mount St. Mary’s Seminary in Cincinnati on Sept. 21, 2019 from 8:30am to 3:00pm. Registration is free and lunch is provided. Please RSVP by Sept. 14 by emailing mtsmknights@gmail.com. Questions? Contact Brice Berger at mtsmknights@gmail.com.

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VIRTUS Awareness Sessions

ANY volunteers working with or around children must attend a VIRTUS Awareness Session. Go to http://www.virtusonline.org to register. You MUST sign up online BEFORE the class.

Upcoming Awareness Training Sessions:
SEP 17 – ST. LUKE – 6:00 pm
SEP 18 – ST. PETER – 7:00 pm
SEP 27 – ST. BENEDICT the MOOR – 10:30 am
OCT 02 – ST. PETER – 7:00 pm
OCT 07 – ST. CHRISTOPHER – 6:00 pm
OCT 15 – ST. LUKE – 6:00 pm

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Distinguished Speaker Series,

JOIN US for this Year’s Distinguished Speaker Series, featuring Robert Ellsberg. Robert was a part of the Catholic Worker community from 1975-1980, and worked with Dorothy Day for the last five years of her life. Robert will share personal experiences and stories in his talk, “DOROTHY DAY: a personal portrait of a saint for our time”. Robert will be speaking at Chaminade Julienne High School on Wednesday, September 18 at 7 pm
in their Auditorium. For more information or to purchase presale tickets (cost to attend is $5) visit http://www.cssmv.org/events, or call Mike Hoendorf at 937-223-7217 ext. 1141.

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Catholic Social Services of the Miami Valley

Catholic Social Services of the Miami Valley and Catholic Social Action of the Archdiocese of Cincinnati invite you to join us on September 18 at 7:00 pm at Chaminade Julienne HS for our annual Distinguished Speaker Series featuring Robert Ellsberg who will be speaking on “Dorothy Day: a personal portrait of a saint for our time.” The cost to attend is $5, and tickets may be purchased in advance by visiting http://www.cssmv.org/events or by contacting CSSMV’s Mike Hoendorf at 937-223-7217 ext. 1141. This event is free for students but please provide number of students attending if you plan to bring them. Tickets will also be available the night of the event

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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

CATHOLIC DIVORCE SURVIVAL GUIDE


A 12-week program held on Tuesday evenings, beginning Sept 10th, 7-8:30 pm in the Parish Center; 9579 Yankee Rd. Springboro. There will be a $20 fee to cover the cost of materials. To register or for more information call the parish office at (937) 557-1711

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FRIENDS OF THE POOR WALK/RUN

This year, the Conferences of the Dayton District will be participating in the national Friends of the Poor Walk/Run. All money, raised by parish walkers, goes directly to assist with Tornado Relief. The Dayton event is a two mile walk (not a timed run) at Cox Arboretum MetroPark beginning at 10 am on Saturday, September 28, 2019. The walk will be followed by a lunch at the St. Henry Parish Activity Center. More information will be available soon for online and offline registration and pledges. This is a great opportunity to enjoy the Arboretum with friends and assist the needy of our community. Please mark your calendars

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” 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