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Thirsty Thursday - Thursday, September 18, 2014 at 5:00pm
Drew's on the River, 4333 RIver Road, Cincinnat, OH 45204

Marriage Prep Course - Saturday, September 20, 2014 at 9:00am
646 Main Street, Cincinnat, OH 45202

St. Vincent dePaul Meeting - Saturday, September 20, 2014 at 9:00am
St. Peter in Chains Cathedral

Prayer Shawl - Saturday, September 20, 2014 at 9:30am
646 Main Street, Cincinnati, OH 45202

Jail Ministry - Sunday, September 21, 2014 at 8:30am

RCIA CLASS - Wednesday, September 24, 2014 at 7:00pm
646 Main Street, Cincinnati, OH 45202

Men's Prayer Group - Thursday, September 25, 2014 at 12:00pm

Baptism Prep Class - Thursday, September 25, 2014 at 7:00pm
646 Main Street, Cincinnati, OH 45202

Religious Ed Class - Sunday, September 28, 2014 at 10:30am
646 Main Street, Cincinnati, OH 45202

Tender Mercies - Sunday, September 28, 2014 at 11:30am
Tender Mercies

Prayer Shawl - Saturday, October 04, 2014 at 9:30am

Thirsty Thurday - Thursday, October 16, 2014 at 5:00pm
Over The Vine, The Westin Hotel, 21 E. 5th Street, downtown Cincinnati


Posted September 10, 2014

Dick, Fr. Pat, Beth, Cindy, and Terry serve residents at Tender Mercies. Volunteers brought the food and milk to church Sunday morning, and we carried them to OTR for serving to the residents there. Can you cook? Call Diane to sign up to help for Sept 28."


Can you find the announcement for Tender Mercies in this week’s bulletin?  Go ahead, look …

It’s over there on the next page.  à 

I will wager that most people glance over appeals like this, mainly because they might not be familiar with the operation or the cause.  That’s how I felt until I actually made the decision to get involved.  Let me take a few lines here to describe my experience last week with the parish ministry to Tender Mercies.                 

     At 11:30 am last Sunday, parishioners Mike and Beth Reinert were kind enough to drive me over to a very attractive store-front just southwest of Washington Park in OTR.  Residents of the Tender Mercies Home (for those suffering mental infirmities) come in at noon to receive a hot lunch there every Sunday.  St Xavier provides the food every 4th Sunday. Mike, Beth, Cindy and I, along with Terry and Dick Goodwin stood behind the serving tables delivering a hot lunch to 80 folks.

     Where did the food come from?  I am told about 5 St X families bring food to church: meat dish, chicken, salads, casseroles, etc. on a given Sunday. Then a group transports it to Over-The-Rhine and serves it. 

     Diane Roden (who coordinates the food) tells me that we never have enough food and that the same few families are committed to preparing it. Only 5 families!!  What about YOU?  I encourage more families to sign up to bring food to church on a given month.  See the flyers in the back of church.  If we had more families, you’d only need to bring food about once a year!  Think about it.  No … pray about it.  Can you too prepare food for the soul?  It is easier than you think.  CALL DIANE at 513.721.4045 for more info.

Fr. Patrick Fairbanks, Pastor


Sunday Mass Schedule
Saturday 4 PM
Sunday 7, 9, 10:30 AM, 12 & 5 PM

Weekday Mass Schedule
6 & 11:30 AM

Saturday Morning Mass
7 AM

Holy Day Mass Schedule
6,  11 AM, 12 & 5 PM

Monday thru Saturday 11 AM - 12 PM



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