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TO CONTACT THE CHURCH OFFICE
Please feel free to phone at 859-431- 1773 or email Fr. Ivan at [email protected], or email Lora Funicelli at [email protected].
NEW OFFICE HOURS
The Parish Office will be open Monday, Tuesday and Thursday: 9:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m.
DON’T FORGET TO UPDATE YOUR PARISH RECORDS
If your contact information, especially phone number and email, has changed, please notify the parish office at 859-431-1773 or [email protected].
ST. ANTHONY AND FR. IVAN NEEDS YOU!
As our parish rejuvenates from last year’s challenges, we are updating many of our ministries while maintaining our intimate, faithful community. There are so many opportunities for you to share your time and talents to serve God and your parish. Those opportunities include: serving on Parish Council, the Finance Committee, Rosary devotion, Ushers, Greeters, along with other things you might be interested in. If you have any questions or wish to volunteer, you can call the office at 859-431-1773 or send an email to [email protected]. If you would prefer, you can also go to our website and sign up using the drop-down list, “Volunteer List Sign-Sheet.”
ADORATION OF THE BLESSED SACRAMENT
As of Thursday, September 2, Adoration of The Blessed Sacrament will be held EVERY THURSDAY from 8:30 a.m. until 4:30 p.m. with half-hour slots available. Please plan to spend some precious time with Jesus. Contact Teresa Mancyk at 859-802-9209 if you want to sign up for a time, otherwise know our Lord welcomes you whenever you are available.
Mass Intentions are not just for those who have passed away. Any memorable event or special person can be honored with a Mass. Just call the office at 859-431-1773 or email at [email protected] and we will be happy to schedule a Mass for your intention.
PRAY FOR THE SICK AND HOMEBOUND
If you know of anyone else in the parish who is sick and/or homebound (or on here by mistake), please call the Parish Office and let us know, so we can all pray for them (or correct the bulletin). If you know of anyone on the list that has improved, please let us know so we can Thank the Lord!
Jennie Lou Bailey
Elizabeth (Anita Rice’s Granddaughter)
Ann Marie Goedde
Sr. Maria Grace Reis, C.P
VISITING THE SICK AND HOMEBOUND
Due to privacy laws, we are no longer automatically notified unless someone tells us. Please be sure to let Fr. Ivan or the Parish office know if you know of someone who needs this special care; email Fr. Ivan at [email protected], email Lora at [email protected] or phone the office at 431-1773 or Fr. Ivan directly at 606-584-1475.
CHECK OUT THE ST. ANTHONY WEB PAGE!
Not only can you find the latest events in the church and school, ministry schedules and readings; you can register for the parish if you have not done so (see the join our parish link). There is also a link for spiritual growth that contains several items including the sacraments. Our Web page is a fabulous resource for everyone to stay in touch with what's going on in our community.
If you have an item that needs published in the bulletin, call or email the parish office: 859-431-1773, [email protected]. If you have any items to be considered for the weekly bulletin, the deadline is Tuesday by 11:00 a.m.
*** RECONCILIATION *** Saturday 3:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.
RECITATION OF THE HOLY ROSARY
30 minutes prior to each Mass in church
First and third Saturday of the month
October 2 & 16, 2021
8:30 a.m.-10:00 a.m., Parish Center
THE ST. VINCENT DE PAUL COLLECTION
1st weekend of the Month
October 2 & 3, 2021
Outside of the church doors after all Masses. Please be Generous!
**IMPORTANT DAILY MASS NOTE**
Due to the Annual Priests’ Retreat, there will be no Daily Masses during the week of Monday, October 11 through Friday, October 15, 2021.
PARISH COUNCIL MEETING
October 11, 2021
6:00 p.m.- 8:00 p.m. in Fleming Hall
2nd Wednesday of the Month
October 13, 2021
Serving food at the Madison Avenue Christian Church.
Please contact Cindy Fischer at (513) 253-6208.
PRAY TO END ABORTION
Who: St. Anthony’s Parish & You!
Where: Outside Planned Parenthood, 2314 Auburn Avenue, Cincinnati, OH 45219;
When: Sunday, October 17, from 10:00-11:00 a.m.; 11:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.; 12:00-1:00 p.m.; 1:00-2:00 p.m.;
Need a Ride? Questions? Contact Tobias (or Rachel) Nathe at [email protected] or 513-375-7805.
ST. ANTHONY PRAYER LINE UPDATE
St. Anthony’s email prayer line currently has over 100 people ready to pray for needs as received – some requests even coming from elsewhere in the country and world. If you would like to join the prayer line to pray for our brothers and sisters in Christ, email [email protected]. If you have a specific prayer need, you may submit either directly to [email protected] or through the prayer line form on the church website. Prayer line emails are sent out only as requests are received.
ST. ANTHONY SCHOOL SPOTLIGHT - click here!
**IMPORTANT SCHOOL HVAC UPDATE**
St. Anthony has been blessed with a parishioner who has anonymously pledged to match parish donations toward updating the school HVAC system up to $25,000.00. GREAT NEWS!! We have moved up to 89% of the way. Let’s continue to work hard to cross the finish line. If you have already given, please know that your generosity is greatly appreciated.
ST. ANTHONY SCHOOL NEWS
The 2021-2022 School Year is underway! We pray for a healthy and successful school year for our students, their families and the faculty and staff. Welcome back Cougars ~ We Are One in the Spirit!
LAROSAS BUDDY CARDS – St. Anthony School PTO is selling LAROSAS BUDDY CARDS. Each card is just $10.00 and is worth 14 Buddy Card deals – Buy any large pizza, get a second large cheese pizza FREE ($150.00 Value). PTO receives 50% of each card sold! If interested in purchasing to support St. Anthony School, please contact the school office at 859-431-5987.
BAPTIZED BABY GIFT BAGS ARE BACK!
The Pro-life Baptized Baby Gift Bag Ministry is back in action. If you have a sewing machine and would be interested in helping to make blankets, please contact Mary Carol Heidrich at 859-891-9030 (call or text) or [email protected], for more details. Fabric and decal are provided. Thank you for considering to share your talent.
We have many wonderful books and CDs in our parish library, located in the back of the church that you may pick up free of charge. Dynamic Catholic sends us a new book or CD every month. This month's book is entitled Resisting Happiness by Matthew Kelly. This book teaches us why we sabotage our own happiness and what we can do about it.
Some other titles that are also available in the back of the church include St. Francis of Assisi – A Biography, The Joy of the Gospel by Pope Francis as well as a CD Faith, Family and Work.
Commemorate any special person or occasion. It does not have to be a Memorial. Celebrate your family and their accomplishments! Bricks can be in front of church or on the side walkway. Forms are in the back of church or you can call, email or come by the Parish Office.
Thinking about becoming Catholic? Want to know more about your Catholic Faith? Contact Fr. Ivan at the Rectory or Parish Office about RCIA Class.
INTERESTED IN JOINING THE CATHOLIC CHURCH?
Interested in joining the Catholic Church? Do you know someone who is? Have you not been fully initiated into the Church by receiving the Sacraments of Baptism, Confirmation, and Holy Eucharist? If the answer is yes to any of these questions, RCIA is for you! RCIA stands for the Rite of Christian Initiation for Adults. Please call the rectory for information on signing up for RCIA classes. We would love to have the honor of walking with you on your Faith journey. Click here for further information.
If you would like to join St. Anthony Parish, you can register online - CLICK HERE; fill out a registration card (located on the bookshelf in the back of church near the choir steps) and drop it in the collection basket, or call the rectory at 859-431-1773. If you are leaving St. Anthony Parish, please contact the Parish Secretary at the same number or by email at [email protected].
You can now follow St. Anthony Parish on Facebook!
Did you ever miss a bulletin because we ran out or when you went on vacation? No more worries! Bulletins are now available online for viewing and printing from the parish website. Look for the “Bulletins” link!
Don’t forget to pick up your copy of the new Living Faith in the entrance of the church. We also have a limited number of the Children’s version available.