From the desk of Fr. Tharp

From the desk of Fr. Tharp

July 12, 2020 - 15th Sunday in Ordinary Time

Posted by Julie Kluesener on 7/13/20

Tuesday Confessions move to St. Ann July 28

 

As the number of Saturday services increase and I cannot find a priest confessor to do Saturday confessions regularly, I have no choice but to cancel Saturday afternoon confessions at St. Ann effective immediately.  I simply cannot hear confessions at ... Read More »

July 5, 2020 - 14th Sunday in Ordinary Time

Posted by Julie Kluesener on 7/13/20

Untimeliness of this Bulletin

 

Normally the deadline for the bulletin to go to print is Monday of the week before the specific Sunday.  In other words “six days.”  Thus, our weekly bulletin is not as timely as a daily newspaper, but is an important tool in keeping everyone ... Read More »

June 28, 2020 - 13th Sunday in Ordinary Time

Posted by Julie Kluesener on 7/13/20

St. Ann and Sacred Heart Festivals cancelled for 2020

 

Although this was announced at last week’s Masses; after consultation with the Festival Chair Persons at both parishes, the determination has been made to cancel both festivals.  For this reason, I ask that both parishes make a special effort ... Read More »

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 »

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