Dear Parishioners, What will it be? Nissan Rogue or     $15,000.00! One BIG portion of the 2nd Annual Fall Festival is this car raffle. This is the one major event as part of making money for school operations (as we did in the past with BINGO) that the committee and I are counting on […]

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Dear Parishioners, Everyone knows I enjoy singing at Mass. For me it becomes “full and active participation” as what is taught to all of us in the current liturgy documents and the General Instruction of the Roman Missal. I desire the same for all of you, with bad voices, as well as those with good […]

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Dear Parishioners, Undoubtedly, everyone has heard the phrase, “better together” and perhaps has used this phrase to describe family unity, world peace, or a marriage union. Today, in our diocese and for our Catholic schools, BETTER TOGETHER describes an academic initiative framing the success of students. One example for this special education initiative is helping […]

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Dear Parishioners, “Make a Joyful Noise Unto the Lord!” THE IHM ORGAN FUND Established in 2018 For your information, not long ago and after the deaths of some choir members, the IHM ORGAN FUND was established here at IHM. The wishes of the deceased were in response to their knowledge that our church organ behind […]

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Dear Parishioners, Our FALL FESTIVAL COMMITTEE cordially invites you to an underwriting opportunity. All fundraisers have these wonderful friends who recognize the behind-the-scenes hard work and costs of all fundraising events. These underwriting donations help accomplish all the initial necessary costs to put on the festival. In other words, these donations become the “starter costs” […]

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Dear Parishioners, The McIntyre Fund The Diocesan Tuition Assistance Fund The Bishop’s Scholarship for Excellence Fund The Thomas Moore Family Scholarship Fund The School Employee Tuition Assistance Fund The Ohio Catholic Federal Credit Union I am so grateful to you for continuing to remember that some school families paying catholic education school tuition have financial […]

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Parish Grounds Maintenance Update

(Printed in the August 4, 2019 bulletin) Dear Parishioners, Many projects for our buildings and grounds were completed this summer, so far. I am so proud of what we can predict to be taken care of to keep our facility in good shape and at the same time surprised at what we need to do […]

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Rented Maintenance Lift

(Printed in July 28, 2019 bulletin) Dear Parishioners, IHM Had a Rented Lift for a Few Weeks In the last few weeks, Dennis Smith, Full Time Maintenance here at IHM, was “mechanically” lifted to the skies to perform various repairs on our buildings having the use of this machine. He is NOT AFRAID OF HEIGHTS! […]

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Dear Parishioners, LITURGICAL CHANGE AT IHM MASSES THE STANDING POSTURE YOU ARE DOING GREAT!!! This pastor letter is to remind us that the entire diocese is to unite in a liturgical posture of standing After the Lamb of God, For the singing of the entire communion song, and During the complete distribution of Holy Communion […]

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Letter to a Suffering Church

Dear Parishioners, Bishop Robert Barron is the founder of WORD ON FIRE AND CATHOLIC MINISTRIES. He is also the Auxiliary Bishop of Los Angeles, California. He has been a priest for thirty-three years and a bishop for four years. On his own, writing as a Catholic, he published a book most recently Letter to a […]

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