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the year our high school youth group, “Prime Time,” raises funds
to support their activities. On February 13th they will be holding
a pancake breakfast to raise funds for their educational, social
and spiritual programs. Those programs include: Young Neighbors
in Action service trip to Chicago in August, University of Notre
Dame Vocation Initiative retreat in July, National Catholic Youth
Conference in Atlanta in the fall of 2005, Prime Time retreat in
March, and food and materials for their regular Sunday night meetings.
The breakfast will run from 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Pancakes, French
toast, sausage, potatoes, juice and coffee will be served. The cost
is $5.00 for adults and $2.00 for children under 12. Tickets will
be sold at the door. The youth group will also be selling hams for
Easter after Ash Wednesday. But for now call your family and friends
together and come to the pancake breakfast. It's for a good cause.
LITURGY- Sunday, February
6th, April Kinder will be joining us to sign the 11:00 a.m. Mass
for the hearing impaired. Reserved seating can be found in the first
two rows of chairs by the Eucharist Chapel.
NOEL FISH FRIES – Fridays
of Lent (not Good Friday), from 4:30-7:30 p.m. Volunteers are needed
for serving and cleanup. Sign up sheets are on the kiosk if you
can help. Also, Randy needs volunteers who can help set up fish
fries on Fridays at 1:00 p.m. If you can help please call the hall
office (440-946-6635) and let them know.
are needed to wash the
altar linens. If you are interested, please call the parish office
at 440-946-0887. You will be scheduled once every two months.
GRAS 2005 – Lent will
soon be upon us. So plan to kick back and party at the St. Noel
Mardi Gras next Saturday. Cost is $35.00 per person; purchase seven
tickets and receive the eighth ticket free. Stop by the table in
the narthex after Mass for more details .
LIFE – As we begin
a new year let us resolve to support and respect life at every stage.
We can begin by heeding the words of our Bishops and the Holy Father
regarding the dignity and worth of human life, which are recalled
in a brochure entitled, “Made In His Image.” Please
pick up a copy of this brochure which can be found in the pocket
of the Social Concerns section of the kiosk.
MESSAGE - Copies of
Pope John Paul II's message of January 1, 2005 for the celebration
of World Peace Day can be found in the pockets below the Social
Concerns Section of the kiosk.
UPDATE : Our JustFaith
group is approximately half way through its 30 week course and we've
had many interesting discussions and learned much through our reading,
videos and guest speakers. We especially wanted to share with
you what we have learned about an organization called ESOP, East
Side Organizing Project. Located in the Union-Miles area,
ESOP is funded in part by the Catholic Campaign for Human Development
and empowers people to organize and speak to any injustices they
may be experiencing. Much of their work has been in the area
of predatory lending. Want to know more about ESOP?
Check out www.ESOP-Cleveland.org
. or call 216-429-0757. More information can also be found
on the kiosk.
THE LOVE OF GOD – A
daytime retreat on February 2, 2005 from 10:00 a.m. till 2:00 p.m.
will be facilitated by Marc Weagraff and Fran Armbruster. For more
information call the parish office at 440-946-0887.
PRAYER BREAKFAST –
Our winter warm-up breakfast will be held on Saturday, February
12 th , from 8-10:00 a.m. in the small hall. Our presenter will
be Sister Elizabeth Troha who will lift our spirits and involve
us in a “Meditation in Motion” through the art of Tai Chi. Please
wear comfortable clothing and tied shoes. As always, we will enjoy
a delicious breakfast and a time of prayer together. The suggested
donation is $3.50. Please sign up on the kiosk if you plan to attend.
If you have any questions, please call the parish office at 440-946-0887.
– Saturday, February 5th from 8-10 a.m. We have heard how the
practice of finding a period of quiet in most days has changed
life for St. Noel Community member Guy Thellian. The men have asked
Guy to return in February to hear more on the background and practice
of quiet prayer. Come join us and hear how quiet can transform
your life! Call the parish office at 440-946-0887 for more
information or if you need transportation.
NOEL FELLOWSHIP – Activities
for February are as follows: February
3 rd – Bingo; February 10 th – Horseracing;
February 17 th -Noon - meeting, socializing, and
then at 12:30 p.m. we will have a breakfast brunch consisting of
scrambled eggs, ham, French toast, hash browns, cheese blintzes,
muffins and Danish. Cost is $5.00 per person. Deadline for tickets
is February 14 th . February 24 th – Games of
your choice. We will celebrate anniversaries and birthdays. Please
remember to bring your food donation for the food pantry to this
meeting. Everyone is welcome to attend the Senior Fellowship on
TIME – Big topic tonight!
See you at 7:30pm
HIGH YOUTH GROUP – Our
next meeting is Tuesday, February 8 th at 7:00pm. Bring your bibles!
SERVICE TRIP – Are you
interested in making a difference this summer? Young Neighbors in
Action is open to any 9-12 grade students, and we're heading to
Chicago the week of July 24-30. Your deposit of $50 will reserve
a spot this summer, and only a couple spots remain. Call Anthony
with questions (946-1128 x20)
BREAKFAST – Our annual
PRIME TIME Valentine's Day Pancake Breakfast is Sunday, February
13 th from 10:00am-1pm in the hall. All proceeds benefit St. Noel
Youth Ministry. Bring your sweetheart for flapjacks!!
MOVERS – We are in need
of mattress and box springs (any size), appliances, baby cribs as
well as any furniture in good condition. We do not pick up clothes,
knick knacks or items needing repair. Please call Anthony if you
NEEDED – Hey teens!!
Get involved in the Mass and become a lector. We are looking for
interested high school teens to serve as lectors at our weekend
liturgies. Proclaiming the scriptures is a tremendous privilege!
You will receive training and all the support you need. Call Anthony
if you are interested.
– any 7-12 grade student
interested in celebrating the Sacrament of Confirmation must call
Anthony to register. Sessions begin February 13 th and you must
FOOD BANK – We're serving
at the Food Bank on Monday, February 7 th . The new facility is
beautiful! Please call Anthony if you would like to serve (946-1128x
– Our next offering
of the CDEM for engaged couples is Thursday, February 10 th at 7:00pm.
LADY OF MT. CARMEL SCHOOL will
be holding an open house today (Sunday) January 30th from 11:00
a.m. till 1:00 p.m. Also, Our Lady of Mt. Carmel Preschool will
host a parent information night on Thursday, February 17 th at 7:00
p.m. For more information on either of these two open houses please
OF LITERACY – Have
you always wanted to give back to your community but weren't sure
how? Well here is your opportunity! Seeds of Literacy, a non-profit
organization, is in need of volunteer tutors. Seeds provides adults
in Cuyahoga County with basic education and G.E.D. preparation free
of charge. But we need your help! By donating just a little of your
time and expertise, you can help someone learn the skills they need
to compete and advance in society. Become a tutor and help someone
down the path to success! Call 216-631-4302.
NOEL PARISH HALL BOOKINGS FOR 2005 & 2006 –
We are currently taking deposits to reserve the large and small
halls for anyone that may have a need for our services during 2005
& 2006. We can accommodate any groups of 50-475. Parishioners
who are planning weddings for themselves or a son or daughter will
receive a 10% discount. Parishioners will also receive a 5% discount
for any other functions scheduled in the hall for an immediate family
member or themselves. Please call the hall office at 440-946-6635
to check availability. The hall office is open Tuesday through Friday
from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
WIDE MARRIAGE DAY CELEBRATION!! - All
married couples are cordially invited to participate in Marriage
Day Celebration Mass at Our Lady of Good Council (4423 Pearl Rd),
2:00 p.m. on February 6 th . A reception in the Marian Lounge will
SLOVENIAN CULTURAL GARDEN ASSOCIATION
is sponsoring a pre-Lenten dinner on Tuesday, February 8 th from
5-8:00 p.m. in the new St. Mary's parish hall, 15519 Holmes Ave.,
Cleveland. They will be serving a selection of sausage dinners that
will include Slovenian home fries, sauerkraut, coffee and desert.
Cost is $12.00 a person. For tickets or information please call
St. Mary at 216-761-7740. Tickets will also be available at the
entitled “In the Desert
with Jesus: Biblical Themes of Lent,” by Michael D. Guinan, O.F.M.,
is now available in the kiosk.
TRUST 100 FIVE STAR SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATION for
high school seniors is available in the parish office. Applications
need to be turned in to DeJohn-Flynn-Mylott Funeral Home by April
PASCHAL BAYLON PARISH ,
5384 Wilson Mills Road, Highland Heights will conduct a six-week
workshop on handling grief, beginning Wednesday, February 16, 2005.
The workshop will be held for six consecutive weeks, on each Wednesday,
in the rectory parlor, from 6-8:00 p.m. Please contact the rectory
at 440-442-3410, for any additional information. The workshop is
free and open to anyone who has suffered the loss of a significant
person in their life.
BOOKS are still available
from Lake County Right to Life. Please call 440-255-5257 for more
WEEKEND FOR DIVORCED SEPARATED AND WIDOWED
– Divorced, separated and widowed men and women of all ages are
encouraged to attend a weekend designed for those who wish to let
go of the painful past and create a more peace-filled future. Presented
by people who have “been there” and offer their support. The next
Beginning Experience Weekend will be held on February 11 th , 12
th and 13 th at St. Joseph Christian Life Center in Cleveland. Call
440-473-0457 or 216-671-0077 for the information on this weekend
of hope and healing. Or visit us on the web at:
JOHN VIANNEY in Mentor
is sponsoring Ceili lessons: come and learn the popular steps of
Irish Dancing. The class will be offered on Friday, February 4 th
from 8-10:00 p.m. The class will be held in the Robert Kline Social
Center. For more information or reservations call 440-944-9030 or
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