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.

Sunday, 31 May 2020

Saint Mary of the Assumption Rev. Fr. Craig R. Eilerman Dear Parishioners, A very blessed Pentecost! Today we celebrate the conclusion of the great fifty days of Easter, recalling the descent of the Holy Spirit on those first disciples. Pentecost is the fulfillment of...

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Sunday, 24 May 2020

Saint Mary of the Assumption Rev. Fr. Craig R. Eilerman Dear Parishioners, A blessed Ascension Day to all. One of the interesting points of today’s liturgy is that the Gospel reading is taken from the end of the Gospel According to Matthew, chapter 28 verses 16-20 and...

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Sunday, 17 May 2020

Saint Mary of the Assumption Rev. Fr. Craig R. Eilerman Dear Parishioners, I rejoiced when I heard them say, let us go to the house of the Lord. These words from Psalm 122 have been echoing in my heart since I received the news that public Mass would again be offered...

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Sunday, 10 May 2020

Saint Mary of the Assumption Rev. Fr. Craig R. Eilerman Dear Parishioners, As we honor and express our gratefulness to our mothers both living and deceased, I wish you a blessed Mother’s Day. One of my earliest memories of Church was that of attending a May Crowning...

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Sunday, 3 May 2020

Saint Mary of the Assumption Rev. Fr. Craig R. Eilerman Dear Parishioners, A blessed Good Shepherd Sunday to you. Our responsorial psalm for today’s Mass is that most beloved of all the psalms, the 23rd, The Lord is my Shepherd. Some of the imagery of this psalm was...

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On the Celebration of Confession during covid-19

On the Celebration of Confession during covid-19

Confessions resume on Saturday, 30 May 2020 from 4-5 pm. You must call the Parish Office (740.653.0997) to make a reservation, please do not show up without an appointment. On Saturday arrive no more than five minutes before your appointment. Please park in the lot...

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Letter from Bishop Brennan – 28 April 2020

Letter from Bishop Brennan – 28 April 2020

Dear Friends, The Lord is Risen – Happy Easter! The Ohio Bishops met yesterday.  After consultation and a close examination of the facts determined that while it is not yet possible to begin the public celebration of Mass, we are looking at a target date of May 30/31...

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Daily Catholic Wisdom — in 60 seconds!

Daily Catholic Wisdom — in 60 seconds!

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Sunday, 26 April 2020

Saint Mary of the Assumption Rev. Fr. Craig R. Eilerman Dear Parishioners, This will be the sixth Sunday the prohibition of celebrating public Mass has been in effect. I long for us to be able to come together and celebrate the Eucharist, which is the source and...

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Sunday, 19 April 2020

Saint Mary of the Assumption Rev. Fr. Craig R. Eilerman Dear parishioners, Despite the limitations social distancing imposed, I hope you had a wonderful and blessed Easter. As we begin the great fifty days, the Church invites us to reflect on how Christ’s Resurrection...

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Sunday, 12 April 2020

Saint Mary of the Assumption Rev. Fr. Craig R. Eilerman Dear parishioners, Christ is risen, truly He is risen, Alleluia. This will be a very different Easter for all of us. For the first time in my life, I will not be gathering with my family on Easter Sunday. I know...

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