WHITE MASS: The Diocese of Youngstown will host the twenty fifth annual White Mass for all well being care professionals 10:30 a.m. Feb. 14 at St. Columba Cathedral, 154 W. Wooden St.
Bishop David Bonnar would be the precept celebrant for the Mass, which celebrates all well being professionals, together with psychological well being employees, and acknowledges the ministry of all these within the therapeutic professions.
Due to COVID-19 restrictions, members within the White Mass have to RSVP by calling 330-744-8451 Ext. 272 to make sure adequate house with social distancing. Additionally, the White Mass will probably be live-
streamed by the Diocese of Youngstown’s web site at
www.doy.org and search for “Cathedral Livestreaming” on the “Media” dropdown menu. For info, name 330-744-8451, ext. 272.
CONSECRATED LIFE: World Day for Consecrated Life will probably be noticed 10:30 a.m. Sunday with Mass at St. Columba Cathedral, 154 W. Wooden St., Youngstown. The Common Church has been celebrating this occasion to honor nuns and monks since 1997. Youth and younger adults can work together with spiritual and consecrated individuals within the cathedral after Mass.
WORSHIP RESUMES: Grace United Methodist Church, 1725 Drexel Ave. NW, Warren, will resume in-person worship 9:30 a.m. Sunday with Pastor Lizzie Weed main the worship. All COVID-19 protocols will probably be adopted. The service will proceed to be livestreamed on the church’s Fb web page at 9:30 a.m.
ASH WEDNESDAY: Grace United Methodist Church, 1725 Drexel Ave. NW, Warren, will host an Ash Wednesday service 7 p.m. Feb. 17. Lenten luggage will probably be distributed to those that attend the service. Those that can’t attend can decide up luggage throughout church workplace hours.
BIBLICALLY SHAPED PRAYER: Villa Maria Schooling and Spirituality Heart will provide a digital collection by way of Zoom with Ardath Blake, titled “Biblically Formed Prayer.” The digital alternative will happen 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. Tuesdays to March 2 besides Feb. 9. The classes are reflections on Prayer as Entry to Actuality in “No Irrelevant Jesus” by Gerhard Lohfink and articles in “Prayer within the Catholic Custom” edited by Robert Wicks.
Upcoming classes embrace: Feb. 16, “What does the Gospel of Mark inform us about prayer?”; Feb 23, “What does the Gospel of Matthew inform us about prayer?”; and March 2, “What do the Gospels of Luke and John inform us about prayer?”
Price is $25 for complete collection, or $5 for particular person classes. The hyperlink to the Zoom assembly will probably be despatched the day earlier than the session. Program info is out there at www.vmesc.org or 724-964-8886.
ASHES AND PRAYER: Lordstown Lutheran Church, 5615 Palmyra Street, will host a drive-in ash distribution occasion midday to 1 p.m. and 5 to 7 p.m. Feb. 17. Friends will obtain ashes and prayers to mark the start of their non secular journey by the Lenten season within the Christian church. They might select the customary ashes marked on their brow utilizing no contact COVID-19 suggestions or they might select a commemorative ash material. Private prayers for therapeutic additionally will probably be supplied.
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MUSICAL PERFORMANCE: Basic Meeting Church of God, 2021 E. River Street, Newton Falls, may have a program with Glory Manner Quartet at 11 a.m. Feb. 21.
ISRAEL VIRTUAL TOUR: The Jewish Neighborhood Heart of Youngstown is providing a digital “Tour of Israel” 11 a.m. Feb. 14 with tour information Itamar Ben-David .
In “Caesarea: Rome, the West, and the Jews” members will nearly go to King Herod’s opulent port metropolis of Caesarea and study in regards to the political and cultural invasion of Judea and the conflict of civilizations between Romans and the Jews.
Since his launch from the Israel Protection Forces in 2008 after 5 years of service, Ben-David has led numerous teams from Israel and abroad. Through the years he has guided celebrities, politicians and diplomats, businessmen, college teams and others.
Use Zoom Assembly ID: 690 681 8290 to hitch the tour. For info, go to jccyoungstown.org.
FELLOWSHIP OF ATHLETES: The Fellowship of Christian Athletes Metal Valley has introduced a few modifications. Don James will change into the brand new Metal Valley director. James has been concerned in FCA for nearly two years and has been the Trumbull County consultant for the final 10 years. He brings over 30 years of administration expertise.
Martin Dunham beforehand served within the function and determined to be an FCA consultant working in Mahoning County, together with Youngstown State College. Bob Kimpel will proceed to deal with Columbiana, Jefferson, and a part of Mahoning County. James will proceed to cowl Trumbull County till a consultant is employed.
Go to neohiofca.org/steel-valley-area or contact James at firstname.lastname@example.org.
CHURCH HOSTS EVENT: First Presbyterian Church, 256 Mahoning Ave. NW, Warren, will host the annual chili cook-off as a drive-thru occasion 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. Feb. 14. A free will providing will probably be accepted for samples of chili, crackers and a Valentine deal with. Name the church workplace by Tuesday to make reservations. If serious about making chili for the cookoff, contact the church workplace by Monday at 330-393-1524.
ONLINE PROGRAMS: As adults could also be spending extra time indoors throughout this winter, the Workplace of Non secular Schooling of the Catholic Diocese of Youngstown provides new on-line alternatives for adults looking for to study extra or deepen their understanding of matters in religion and Catholic Church observe. On-line winter programs embrace “Discovering Peace and Letting Go of Stress,” led by Nicky Uerling; “Elementary Catechesis,” led by Marcy Fessler; and “Sacred Fireplace,” led by Maureen Corridor. Different programs embrace “Apply Makes Catholic,” “Towards the Dawn,” “Working towards and Educating the Beatitudes” and “The Coronary heart of Welcome.” Throughout Lent, lifelong learners can also discover seasonally based mostly scripture programs.
Completely different programs fluctuate within the variety of weeks. Course charges fluctuate relying on prices of supplies and size of time. Course dates and descriptions are discovered by going to go to the https://catechistcafe.weebly.com underneath “For Catechists/Catechist Programs.”
Name 330-744-8451 ext. 302, or electronic mail email@example.com.
DIALOGUE OFFERED: Jewish-Christian dialogue will probably be 7 p.m. Feb. 17 with the second a part of “Jews, Rome and Early Christianty,” a part of a six-week collection on Jewish historical past. Go to Zoom at https://us02web.zoom.us/j/82790186634 with assembly ID 82790186634 and passcode 626169.
MEN’S RENEWAL: St. Joseph Parish in Mantua is holding its annual Males’s Renewal Feb. 20 and 21 on the parish grounds, 11045 St. Joseph Blvd., Mantua. The Males’s Renewal is a free, two-day gathering of Christian males (Catholic and non-Catholic) coming collectively in religion to deepen their relationship with Jesus Christ and different Christian males.
The weekend will start at 8 a.m. Feb. 20 and conclude with Mass on the afternoon of Feb. 21. Contributors can anticipate time for prayer, reflection, fellowship and meals.
For extra info, name Scott 440-313-2451 or Matt 330-507-8467 or e-mail MenOfStJosephMantua@gmail.com. Register on-line at: https://bit.ly/2021SJMensrenewal. Extra info might be discovered at www.stjosephmantua.com underneath Ministries & Organizations.
YOUTH ONLINE CLASSES: The Diocese of Youngstown’s Workplace of Youth and Younger Grownup Ministry invitations adults who work with center college, highschool and college-aged youth, whether or not in a parish, college, or organizational setting, to benefit from the web courses supplied this winter. Primarily based on the Nationwide Requirements for Lay Ecclesial Ministry Youth Ministry Specialization, this Youth Ministry On-line Coaching program consists of eight modules that may present instruments for dynamic and significant ministries with younger folks. College students could take as many or as few modules as desired.
Module 2A “Fundamentals of Evangelization and Catechesis with Adolescents”will run by Feb. 14, adopted with Module 2B “Forming a Consequential Religion in Adolescents” by March 22.
Registration at https://youngstown
istry-online-training.html or name 330-744-8451, ext. 280.
NOMINATIONS SOUGHT: Highschool juniors or seniors energetic of their parish and / or diocesan Catholic college who’re function fashions of Christian management might be nominated for the twenty third annual Eagle of the Cross awards.
The nominees should be practising Roman Catholics and exemplify the qualities of ethical integrity, prayerful / non secular life, private outreach to church and neighborhood, contribution to parish and / or college packages and Christian management. Involvement in diocesan packages additionally will probably be thought of.
Nominations should be postmarked by Wednesday or delivered to the diocese no later than 3 p.m. on Friday. The nomination kind might be downloaded from the workplace web site at: http://youngstownoyyam.weebly.com/eagle-of-cross-awards.html.
The Eagle of the Cross award is the best honor the Diocese of Youngstown presents to youth who present specific zeal for the development of their parish youth ministry program, highschool ministry groups or different ministries.
As a result of COVID-19 and security protocols, a plan for conferring the awards will probably be introduced within the spring.
For info, contact Cindee Case by electronic mail, firstname.lastname@example.org, or telephone, 330-744-8451, Ext. 280.
PROTECTING CHILDREN: Bishop David Bonnar has promulgated the Secure Setting Coverage for the Safety of Youngsters and Weak Adults of the Catholic Diocese of Youngstown, efficient instantly. This coverage replaces the 2008 Baby Safety Coverage whereas incorporating the overwhelming majority of its insurance policies and procedures. Vital additions embrace an express reference to weak adults, a particular part referring to social media and digital communication and up to date assets for these looking for to report misconduct or abuse.
The Diocese of Youngstown first promulgated the Baby Abuse Coverage in 1994. In 1999, the coverage was revised and renamed the Baby Safety Coverage. With the “Constitution for the Safety of Youngsters and Younger Folks and the Important Norms for Diocesan / Eparchial Insurance policies Coping with Allegations of Sexual Abuse of Minors by Monks or Deacons,” written by the U.S. Convention of Catholic Bishops and permitted by the Vatican in 2002, the diocesan coverage was revised in 2003 to incorporate the provisions of these paperwork.
The Constitution was once more revised in 2018 by the USCCB, and these revisions are included within the new coverage.
To report abuse or suspected abuse, contact the Sufferer Help Coordinator by telephone, 330-718-1388, or by mail at: Catholic Diocese of Youngstown. Attn. Sufferer Help Coordinator, 144 W. Wooden St., Youngstown, OH 44503.