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St. Colman Neighborhood Meal

St. Angela will be hosting a meal at St. Colman on

Saturday, October 26, 2019.

We are in need of:

1.) Bakery: 15-20 people to bake 3-4 dozen cookies, cupcakes or brownies, cut into individual serving size. Bakery can be dropped off at St. Angela Parish Center on Friday, October 25. A Halloween theme would be appreciated.

2.) Volunteers: 4-5 people to come to St. Colman to assist with serving and clean-up Saturday, October 27 from 3 p.m. until 5 p.m.

3.) Donations of Raffle Prizes: There is a free raffle for the people we serve during the meal. Please consider creating a raffle bag or basket with a donation of toiletries, cleaning supplies, breakfast supplies, gift cards or bus passes are appreciated. Please drop at the Parish Center by Friday, October 25th.

If you can help, please contact Judy Somoles at (440) 779-5115 or judysomoles@att.net


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MALLEY’S CANDY BARS!

SAM 8th graders will be selling Malley’s candy bars!! Proceeds help to support the 8th grade class trip to Washington D.C.

Purchase individual bars for $1 each or a case of 36 bars for $36.

Look for 8th grade students at the church doors after all Masses on October 12th/13th and October 19th/20th, or download an order form and return it to your favorite 8th grader or through the Parish Center office.


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St. Angela Merici White Mass

The White Mass for health care professionals will be held on Friday, October 18th at 1 p.m., celebrating the actual feast of Saint Luke the Physician.

This is an all school mass.


Anointing of the Sick

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The annual Anointing of the Sick Mass for our parish will be held on Sunday, October 20th at 2:30 pm.

This is a nice simple liturgy for those who are of advanced age or illness who wish to receive this healing sacrament.

Remember that the Sacrament of Anointing is also a sacrament of reconciliation, so those who are anointed receive forgiveness of their sins, so people do not have to go to confession prior to this mass.


BABY BOTTLE CAMPAIGN

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Your CHANGE Can Help to Make a CHANGE in the Life of a Pregnant Woman and her Precious Baby

September 28 - October 27, 2019

Birthright of Cleveland will be conducting a Baby Bottle Collection Campaign at Saint Angela Merici during the month of October. Bottles will be available at the doors of the Church until October 27th. All are encouraged to TAKE A BOTTLE, add change, cash or check and return it to the church. This activity is an excellent way to help children to learn the joy of selfless giving. Birthright provides services for women in need of help throughout their pregnancies and after they give birth including free pregnancy tests, maternity clothing, newborn layettes, diapers, and most importantly confidential and compassionate listening. All services are free of charge and are supported by donations


SAM SHARES PROGRAM ENDING

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Upon the sale of all existing gift cards, the parish is eliminating the SAM Shares program.

Some things to note:

*All cards purchased prior to July 1, 2019 are eligible for the current year rebate/tuition credit.

*No rebate/ tuition credit will be applicable after June 30, 2019.

*Sales are limited to the gift cards in stock only. No additional gift cards will be acquired. View a list of available gift cards.

Questions? Contact the Parish Center office at (440) 333-2133.


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Open Enrollment for St. Angela Merici Day School

St. Angela’s day school has openings for students in K - 8th grade for the 2019-2020 school year.

A ministry of our parish, St. Angela Merici provides a catholic faith-based education with a personal approach. Our unique learning model of lower school (K-4) and upper school (5-8) positions students to enjoy a well-rounded, academically rigorous experience with special emphasis on faith formation, community and leadership. In addition to core competencies, St. Angela’s curriculum incorporates religious instruction, languages, technology, art and music. With preparation for high school, and beyond, St. Angela Merici School is educating tomorrow’s Catholic leaders.


Call (440) 333-3126 to learn more or to schedule a tour of our campus, or visit Gradelink to enroll.


Catholic Charities Annual Appeal

The 2019 Catholic Charities Annual Appeal is underway. This is not a special collection; rather, the Catholic Charities Annual Appeal represents the chance for all Catholics to make a significant pledge, payable in installments, to Catholic Charities, Diocese of Cleveland in order to support its mission of a society that stands united in its support of the “least among us.”

Walk in Faith. Give in Joy.  Your support of the 2019 Catholic Charities Annual Appeal helps us to all become missionary disciples. Please consider a generous gift that will change the lives of people like David, Marian, Shaye and Sharita. Hear their stories of transformation at www.catholiccommunity.org/videos. On behalf of the poor and needy of Northeast Ohio, thank you for your commitment to make a difference in the lives of those less fortunate.

 


Check out SAM in the News!

St. Angela Merici to host nationally renowned the Rev. Dick Sparks for parish retreat | Benson, John. Cleveland.com, March 1, 2018

St. Angela students use MLK Jr. Day to help homeless | Kelley, Kevin. West Life, January 17, 2018

St. Angela Merici School families unite for charity at annual MLK Day event | Benson, John. Cleveland.com, January 16, 2017

3 students recognized for their letters to U.S. troops | Kelley, Kevin. West Life, December 20, 2017  

WKYC's Monica Robins: Local school encourages students to sign social media | November 20, 2017

St. Angela Merici students, parents and staff take part in Walk to School Day | Benson, John. Cleveland.com, October 6, 2017

Two principals take the helm at St. Angela School | Kelley, Kevin. West Life, August 16, 2017