From the desk of Fr. Tharp

From the desk of Fr. Tharp

June 21, 2020 - 12TH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME

Posted by Julie Kluesener on 6/22/20

Confessions at St. Ann

It has proven impossible for me to hear confessions at St. Ann on Saturday Afternoon at 3:30 p.m. and still be ready for Mass at Sacred Heart at 4:00 p.m.   I have looked at alternative times but every timeslot I have considered has so many ... Read More »

JUNE 14, 2020 - THE MOST HOLY BODY AND BLOOD OF CHRIST

Posted by Julie Kluesener on 6/22/20

Sunday Mass Regular Schedule at St. Ann and Sacred Heart

Remember that the Bishops of Ohio have released all Ohio Catholics from the Sunday precept obligation.  If you are ill, please watch from home.  If you are medically compromised by illness or age, please don’t take unnecessary risks, but ... Read More »

JUNE 7, 2020 - THE MOST HOLY TRINITY

Posted by Julie Kluesener on 6/05/20

First Week Back!!!

 

Last week we celebrated the resumption of publicly celebrated Sunday Mass.  Our crowds were probably about 25% (perhaps a little more) of the average before COVID.  I was pleased to see all those who came trying your best to adhere to the new precautions and ... Read More »

May 31, 2020 - PENTECOST SUNDAY

Posted by Julie Kluesener on 6/05/20

From the Desk of Father Tharp

Resumption of Sunday Masses

 

Sunday Masses have been reinstated as of today, the Feast of Pentecost.  Remember however that, no Catholic in Ohio is obligated (at this time) to attend a precept Mass.  The Bishops of Ohio have extended the elimination ... Read More »

May 24, 2020 - THE ASCENSION OF THE LORD

Posted by Julie Kluesener on 6/03/20

Daily Masses resume on Memorial Day

 

I am NOT permitted to celebrate public Masses on the Saturday or Sunday of Memorial Day Weekend, but I am permitted to reinstate daily Masses on May 25, Memorial Day.  Since it is a Holiday, there will be NO MASS at 6:30 ... Read More »

Sixth Sunday of Easter

Posted by Julie Kluesener on 5/15/20

Resumption of Sunday Masses 

Alleluia!  The resumption of Sunday Masses takes place on the Weekend of May 30 and 31.  However, the Bishops of Ohio have extended the elimination of the obligation of the precept of Sunday attendance indefinitely.  This means that NO Catholic in the Archdiocese regardless of ... Read More »

Fifth Sunday of Easter

Posted by Julie Kluesener on 5/08/20

From the Desk of Father Tharp

Why does Fr. Tharp want us to subscribe to the Pastoral Region Youtube Page

When visiting our Youtube page for Sunday Mass, please remember to click on the grey box at the top of our page entitled “subscribe.”  It is free, and by ... Read More »

Fourth Sunday of Easter

Posted by Julie Kluesener on 5/01/20

Why are Catholic Churches obeying Health Department Orders

 

I have been asked by some, “Why don’t we go ahead and gather for Mass regardless of the Governor’s or Health Department’s rules?”   As Catholics, the “copout” answer is that this is a decision made for us by the ... Read More »

Second Sunday of Easter (Divine Mercy Sunday)

Posted by Julie Kluesener on 5/01/20

Sunday Mass live streamed and recording available on Website

 

At the time of the printing of this bulletin, the “stay at home” order for today (Divine Mercy Sunday) remains in effect.   Please consider worshipping with me by either tuning in for Mass at 5:00 p.m., live-streamed (in ... Read More »

EASTER SUNDAY

Posted by Julie Kluesener on 5/01/20

Sunday Mass live streamed and recording available on Website

 

Unfortunately, at the time of the printing of this bulletin the “stay at home” order for today (Easter Sunday) remains in effect.   More timely details about Masses live streamed as well as recorded from both parishes, will be ... Read More »

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