Our own Mary Jane Kline will be celebrating her 90th birthday,Thursday, October 2nd. If you wish to send Mary Jane a card congratulating her on her special day, send them to her at: 1533 Congress Lake Rd., Mogadore, OH 44260. (Psst – she likes doughnuts)
St. Joseph Parish will begin the Generations of Faith Program, hereafter known as GOF, Sunday, October 12th, at 5:00 PM in the school hall. This program includes
kindergarten through high school seniors. Please refer to Fr. Tom’s insert for details.
The Youngstown Diocese has called for a General Assembly this fall season in order to engage all members of the diocese in designing a common journey of hope and promise for the future. On August 19th Kurt and Judy Knapp along with Kyle Knapp attended the first session representing our parish. This session presented a
survey that is open to all members of the diocese as a data gathering component.
The survey questionnaire is somewhat lengthy, a total of 59 questions. Fr. Nick Shori, the organizer of the General Assembly, hopes that many people will fill out this survey on line. The instructions for filling this out online are as follows: Log on to www.doy.org
1. Click on New Evangelization
2. Scroll down to “2014 General Assembly Survey”
3. Specific directions will be given for those using “Firefox” or “Chrome”
4. Survey will appear. Complete survey
5. When done click submit – at top right
6. Choose “Internet email” and save to your documents category
7. After saving in your document file, email Fr. Shori by sending the survey as an
8. attachment to: firstname.lastname@example.org
9. If you have difficulty, call the diocese tech dept. at 330/744-8451..ext 268 or
The survey may also be filled out and sent directly to the Diocese. If you fill out the paper form of this survey, you may leave it in the back of the church and these will be sent to the Diocese. Or you can send it directly to the diocese yourself:
Diocese of Youngstown, Office of Evangelization, 144 W. Wood St., Youngstown, OH 44503.
The Office of Evangelization will have a second meeting for Portage County on October 7, 2014 at Immaculate Conception Church in Ravenna. I have again asked Kurt, Judy, and Kyle Knapp to represent our parish.
St. Joseph Knights of Columbus 1st Ever CLAM BAKE
Join us for our first ever Clam Bake, Saturday, October 4th, as we celebrate the wonderful fall season. $20.00 per person includes 1 dozen clams, ¼ chicken, sweet potato, sweet corn, coleslaw, roll, dessert and 2 drink tickets. Extra
clams -$6/dozen. The doors will open at 5:00 PM. Dinner will be from 6:00 to 7:30 PM. Cash Bar available, musical entertainment will be provided by D.J. Kurt. Come spend a relaxing evening with family and friends at St. Joseph K of C Hall, 2697 Waterloo Rd., Randolph. Pre-Sale tickets only. Tickets must be purchased by September 21st. Call Gary @ 330-603-0118. The evening of the Clam Bake there will also be a raffle for a “Holiday Basket of Booze”. The basket is valued at $250. Tickets are $5 per ticket. Please contact Gary Klodt, 330/603-0118 or Rich Klauka, 330/814-8457. See you there!
The time is here! St. Joseph Grade School is accepting registrations for all grade levels.
Genesis (3 & 4 year olds and kindergarten[the Pre-School at St. Joseph Elementary]), Foundations (Grades 1 – 4) and High School Preparatory (Grades 5 – 8). Please call Mrs. Julie Miller, the school’s Administrative Assistant at 330/628-9555 between the hours of 9:00 AM and 12:00 Noon, for further information and
registration packets. Another Exciting Year of Excellence has begun at St. Joseph School! It is not too late! Register now.
The directory design is completed and has been sent to Lifetouch to start printing. It should be ready in about 2 months. This new directory features a ten page section honoring our military personnel. If you would like an extra directory, now is the time to order it. If you were photographed, you will receive one copy of this new directory. If you chose not to be photographed or would likean extra copy for your home, office or family member, you have until Sept.29th to place your order. The cost is $10 for each additional copy and your order along with payment, made payable to "St. Joseph Church", can be placed in a plain envelope marked for additional directory and dropped in the collection basket or dropped off at the rectory. Thank you, The Pictorial Staff