Welcome to St. Lawrence Parish
Fr. Mark T. Watkins, Pastor
Sr. Helen Julia Hahn, S.C., Pastoral Minister
Mr. Richard A. Klus, Principal
Don't forget to change your clocks back one hour
(fall back to Eastern Standard Time) next weekend on Sunday, November 2
at 2:00 am.
SOLEMNITY OF ALL SAINTS: Saturday, November 1
is the Solemnity of All Saints and it is NOT a holy day of
obligation because it falls on Saturday. The Solemnity of All
Saints will be celebrated at the regularly scheduled 8:30am Mass
ALL SOULíS DAY:
Sunday, November 2 is All Soulís Day and will be celebrated in
place of the 31st Sunday in Ordinary Time. The 4:30pm, 9:00am
and 7pm Masses will be offered for all of the holy souls in
is the month in which we remember in special and practical ways
the deceased members of our families, our friends, and all of
the faithful departed. Each and every day, we should remember
to pray for and offer our sufferings for the repose of all
Sister Helen Juliaís
Thanksgiving/Christmas holiday collection of food and
monetary donations for families in need is underway. I know
that our St. Lawrence parishioners and friends will be generous
so that Sister will be able to assist all those families who are
in need. This collection will continue through December.
Sisterís Ministry envelopes are in the back of church and the
food barrels are at the break (next to the pillars) for your
By the way, I would
like to thank Sister for doing this wonderful work of charity
for St. Lawrence, and I thank you for your efforts in helping to
provide a wonderful Thanksgiving and Christmas for all those who
request our help.
Friends of CISE 34th annual raffle
will be held on Saturday, December 6, 2014. There will be a $10,000
grand prize plus other cash awards and prizes. Cash prize tickets
are $100 each. Gift basket chances are $34 each or 5/$100. For
more information or to purchase tickets call Pete Bushelman at
821-7125 or the CISE office at 421-3131 ext 2752. Winners will be
drawn by Bishop Joseph Binzer at the Cathedral reception on
Saturday, December 6. Proceeds provide tuition aid to low income
students attending eight urban Catholic elementary schools in
Cincinnati. The schools supported by CISE are St. Boniface,
Corryville Catholic, St. Francis de Sales, St. Francis Seraph, Holy
Family, St. Joseph, St. Lawrence and
40 Days for Life: Join us
for the Global Prayer Campaign September 24th Ė November 2nd, 2014
Daily from 7am Ė 7pm Youíre invited to stand and peacefully pray
(during one or more hours) outside of Planned Parenthood at 2314
Auburn Avenue in Clifton. Kick-off ~ Sunday, September 21st, 3-4pm
Friday Night Vigils 7pm Ė 8pm Fr. Rob Muhlenkamp of St. Jude Parish
will join us for the Friday Night Vigil September 26th, Archbishop
Dennis Schnurr ~ Friday Night Vigil October 10th, Fr. James Reutter
of Our Lady of Victory- Friday Night Vigil October 17th, Bishop
Joseph Binzer ~ Friday Night Vigil October 31st. Your presence makes
a difference! Visit www.40daysforlife.com/cincinnati or www.Facebook.com/40daysforLifeCincinnati.
Email Mary Clark at Cincy40days@fuse.net or
Pro-Life saver 5k run/walk & kidís dash:
Donít miss the Right to Life of Greater Cincinnatiís 30th
anniversary Pro-Life Saver 5K Run/Walk & Kidís Dash on Saturday,
November 8, 2014, 10:30am at Lunken Airport Playfield. The title
sponsor is Good Samaritan Hospital. Fun for all ages includes
emcees Matt Swaim and Anna Mitchell from Sacred Heart Radio. Free
food, awards, door prizes, raffle and entertainment! Register as an
individual, family or team online at
www.5KRun4Life.org or on
race day. Proceeds benefit Cincinnati Right to Life efforts. For
more information call 728-7870.
StL Athletic Association News
Turkey Delight(Monte Carlo Night): Please
join us for our Turkey Delight fundraiser which will be held on
Saturday,November 8th from 8:00 pm-12:00 am.
Tickets are $1.00 presale/$5.00 at the door(includes Beer,
chips/pretzels) Bring your own appetizers/food and other adult
beverages. We will be raffling off turkeys, just in time for
your Thanksgiving holiday and there will also be Split the Pot,
basket raffle, Spirits raffle, Cart of Cheer raffle, instants and
more!! To make a presale reservation, call John Schlacter at
251-1208. All proceeds go to fund our sports programs here at
St. Lawrence. .
Board Member Elections: Each year at our
November meeting, we hold elections for Board positions. This year,
elections will be held on November 19th. The following
positions are open: Board Member(1), Parish Council Rep(1) and
Secretary. Please consider joining our board. Playing sports
is an important part of a child's growth and we need parents and
grandparents(or anyone, really) who wants to help us provide this
important experience for our children. Requirements vary for each
position, but generally require you to attend one meeting per month.
Please call John Schlacter at 251-1208 if you are interested in
running for a position or would like additional information on
Sport Coordinator Positions: We
are in need of a Girls Volleyball coordinator and Soccer coordinator
the upcoming seasons. Please consider becoming a coordinator.
Girls Basketball Signups: October 28 and
October 30 from 5pm - 8pm in the new gym. Parents:
You must sign your daughter up during the registration period;
otherwise, she might not be placed on a team.
Questions? Contact Traci Stacy at 378-3892.
Important Dates: Did
you know our Athletic Association has monthly meetings that are open
to ALL who wish to come? General Meetings(open to ALL) are
held on the 3rd Wednesday of the month at 8:00 pm and our next
meeting is November 19th at 8:00 pm. Please consider coming to
Mark your calendar for
the following upcoming events/meetings: November 8th:
Turkey Delight(Monte Carlo Fundraiser) 8:00 pm-12:00am November
19th: General Meeting with Board Member Elections December 17th:
Hall of Fame Celebration(Open to all past Hall of Fame inductee's
and the 2014 Nominee's and their families)
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PLEASE NOTIFY THE RECTORY when a family
member is hospitalized or homebound and would like to receive Holy
Communion and/or the Sacrament of Penance.
CONSIDER INCLUDING ST. LAWRENCE CHURCH IN YOUR WILL.
3680 Warsaw Avenue
Cincinnati, OH 45205
Heritage Hall: 921-4230
Parish Center: 921-0200
Pastoral Minister: 244-7376
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more about your Catholic faith throughout the week. Tune in to
Sacred Heart Radio at
740 AM or 89.5 FM and online at
Click the link below to see some interesting (and beautiful)
images of St. Lawrence Church, they were recently taken by Ron
Rack, as part of his "Prayer Places" project. He has the
images posted on his website
were mentioned on the "Sonrise Morning Show" with a link on
their Facebook page also.
SUBMIT ANNOUNCEMENTS FOR THE
NO LATER THAN TUESDAY MORNING.
ANNOUNCEMENTS FOR THE SCHOOL NEWSLETTER NO LATER THAN
Thursdays from 3pm - 5pm.
Confessions from about 3:25pm to 3:55pm.
Baptism or Confirmation:
If you have a child that you would like
to have baptized or received into the Catholic
Faith, or if you know of a Catholic adult or
older child who would like to receive the
sacrament of Confirmation please contact Mrs.
Aufermann at 921-4996 or
stlawrenceparish.org, or contact the rectory
RCIA Classes (Rite of Christian Initiation for
Please contact the Rectory at 921-0328 if you
are interested in RCIA classes.
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