Saint Mary of the Assumption - News Posts

Look with favor on your people, Lord, we pray, and pour out upon them the gifts of your Spirit, that they may grow constantly in love of the truth and devote themselves with zeal to perfect unity among Christians. Through our Lord Jesus Christ, your Son, who lives and reigns with you in the unity of the Holy Spirit, one God, for ever and ever.  Amen.

Reorganization of Prison Ministry

Because of the pandemic, the prison ministry team for the past two years could not enter Southeaster Correctional Institution to attend Mass with the inmates. The authorities have now lifted restrictions due to COVID and once again people from the outside are able to...

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By Decree of the Apostolic See

By Decree of the Apostolic See

Translation COLUMBUS At the request of His Excellency, the Most Reverend Earl K. Fernandes, Bishop of Columbus, in a letter of 18 June 2022 expressing the prayers and desires of the clergy and the lay faithful, the Dicastery for Divine Worship and the Discipline of...

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Parish Vocations Update – Fall of 2022

  ADAM JONES I have finished my first year of seminary formation with the Oblates of the Virgin Mary in Boston, and will start the second year this fall. This past year has been a pure gift from the Lord as I have experienced consistency in Mass, personal prayer...

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Real Presence Real Future July 2022 Updates

July 2022 Updates It’s been a little while since we sent out an RPRF Newsletter. Parishes spread the word about the survey for the second round draft models and you took the time to answer it. The response was overwhelming; thank you! The info graph below shows just...

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Honoring Fr. James Walter

Bishop Fernandes will offer Mass at St. Joseph in Sugar Grove on Sunday, July 17, at 9:00 AM to celebrate with Father James A. Walter in honor of his 60 years of service and his transition from active parish administration. A reception will follow in Geiger Hall,...

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St. Mary School Restroom Rennovation Update

In October of last year, it was announced that December of 2021 and the first part of 2022 would see the renovation of the restrooms on all four levels of the main school building. The majority of this work is made possible through the generosity of donors to the...

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A Bishop for the Church of Columbus!

Pope Francis has named Father Earl K. Fernandes, a priest of the Archdiocese of Cincinnati, as the Bishop of Columbus. The appointment was publicized in Washington on April 2, by Archbishop Christophe Pierre, apostolic nuncio to the United States. Father Fernandes was...

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RP RF – 2nd Draft Models

March 2022 Updates Second round of DRAFT Models! We are in our second round of draft models which includes looking at our parishes and discerning what structural possibilities might accommodate our needs in the Diocese.  Our desire is that the discussion of these...

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