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Parish Directory Updates

From the Parish Office: Very soon we will be publishing our 2017-18 Parish Directory. In preparation for that and in an effort to update our database, you will be receiving a Verification Form of the information we have on our database. Please look it over and make changes or additions and return to us by October 16. Be sure to indicate if…

Support our Retired Priests

Support Our Retired Priests Please consider a donation to Perpetuate the Gift Appeal being held the weekend of October 7-8. Your gift benefits our retired diocesan priests and your Parish. Once a priest retires he is responsible for his own personal expenses: medical, housing, clothing, and food. All funds contributed between October 1, 2017 and December 31, 2017, help re- duce the…

Second Collection This Weekend

This weekend, we are taking up a second collection to support victims in one of the most devastated areas affected by Hurricanes Irma and Maria—the Diocese of St. Thomas in the U.S. Virgin Islands. These islands have been almost completely wiped out, left with virtually no infrastructure and few surviving services. Our financial support will help with long-term recovery efforts, including needed…

YDisciple Teen Program open to Grades 8-12

Most Blessed Sacrament Parish is excited to announce that the YDisciple program is now open to parishioners in Grades 8-12! This is a great opportunity to be part of our teen program! The program mentors our youth to become stronger disciples through a small group experience. Most Blessed Sacrament YDisciple is dedicated to assisting the teens of the parish to become disciples of Jesus…

Restoration Update

Dear Friends- The restoration work on the church continues. One of the main hurdles that remains is to provide a safe way for the workers to access the attic. One currently does not exist, so one must be designed and added so that they can reach all of the areas of the attic to remove the rest of the insulation which is…

Weekend Mass Update

Dear Friends, Patience is truly a virtue! The restoration of our church is moving along. However there is still much to do and we will continue to make weekly decisions about our Lord’s Day Mass’s location. This weekend (9/22-9/24) and this Friday’s Mass we will again celebrate the Eucharist in the Neighborhood Center. We will continue to celebrate Daily Mass in the…

Church Damage Update

Clean up and assessment of damage continues.

Schedule changes:
No Communion services in the church on Wednesday Mass on Thursday will be in the Kelly room.
Mass on Friday in the gym. Friday’s funeral has been transferred to Saint Catherine of Siena parish Church.

We will know more by the end of the day about the timing and use of the church for the weekend. It all depends on the electrical assessment and damages incurred in the attic of the church.
Our thanks and gratitude to Almighty God that there has not been more damage to our house of worship and immense thanks to the brave and efficient Toledo fire department.

Schedule changes for week of September 4-10th

Special thanks to the Toledo Fire Department for their quick and efficient response to smoke in the attic of our parish church. Apparently one of the ceiling lights sparked into the blown insulation in the attic of the church. The insulation smoldered creating smoke which thankfully caught our attention. While there were no open flames the fire department controlled all of the…

Bishop Daniel E Thomas: Hurricane Harvey

Corrected Dates and Information Bishop Daniel E. Thomas regarding the impact of Hurricane Harvey As we witness the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey and the subsequent flooding, the people in Texas and beyond need our support in the days, weeks and months to come. This is a time when Catholics, and all people of faith, need to come together in prayer and action…

Men’s Discernment Retreat with Father Phil Smith

Men’s Discernment Retreat With Father Philip A. Smith Director of the Office of Diocesan Priestly Vocations October 28 and 29, 2017 For Catholic men, ages 18 to 30, who are open to considering a call to priesthood or religious life. Lial Renewal Center, 5908 Davis Road Whitehouse, Ohio Saturday, October 28, 2017, 2:00 p.m. through Sunday, October 29, 2017, 2:00 p.m. For…