The Ozanam Center in Akron located at the Visitation of Mary Church, 93 Kent Street, Akron, OH 44305, serves the people of our area with food and clothing through volunteers only. The center is only open from 9:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. on Saturdays except for holidays (volunteers come a half hour early). We are looking for more volunteers to help with distribution, especially sorting clothing and bringing it to the clothing room for people to pick at the next Queen of Heaven scheduled volunteer day at the Ozanam Center on November 5, 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. Call the Queen of Heaven Parish Office at (330) 896-2345 if you can volunteer.
Calling all men from Queen of Heaven and Nativity parishes! We would like to invite you to join our Men's Group. The Men’s Group meets twice month on Saturday mornings. For all meeting dates, check the Queen of Heaven online ministry schedule by clicking on the title
Blanket Sunday donations are still being collected. Funds from the appeal are used to purchase and distribute blankets and other bedding needs to homeless and low-income families in the greater Akron area. Blanket Sunday envelopes will be in the pews. Please make out checks to “Queen of Heaven SVDP” and place your envelope in with your regular parish donation this week or next week. Checks can also be mailed to the parish office at 1800 Steese Road, Uniontown, Ohio 44685. Please indicate “Blanket Sunday” in the memo of your check. Thank you for your support! Donations also can be made securely online at:https://donate.svdpcle.org/blanket-sunday-donations/. Click on the title to go our online giving secure site.
True Presence of Jesus in the Eucharist Saturday, October 8, 2022, 1:00 - 7:30 p.m. NET Ministries dynamic retreat (for grades 6th-12th) will be in the PLC and the church, and includes Mass, Adoration & Confession. Download and fill out the registration form on the parish website at www.queenofheavenparish.org/upper-room and then hand it in at PSR or Upper Room.
“Bring Your Pets to Mass,” an outdoor Mass with pet blessing will commemorate the Feast of St. Francis of Assisi and his love of animals. It will be held at 11:00 am Mass on Sunday, October 2 for attendees and their pets (on leashes or caged, please). Bring your lawn chair. In case of rain, take your pets into the church for the 11:00 am Mass.
On Sunday, August 21st, the vigil of the feast day of the Queenship of the Blessed Virgin Mary, Queen of Heaven Parish will be hosting a free all-you-can-eat pancake breakfast in the church pavilion after the 11:00 a.m. Mass. (starting around 12:00 p.m.). All are welcome to attend.
Christ lovingly implores us to “Go and make disciples.” If you know a family member, friend, neighbor or coworker who is searching for a more meaningful life, then reach out to them with an invitation to explore what it means to be a Catholic – your invitation could be life-changing for them and for you! Information sessions, for those interested in learning more about the RCIA program, will take place after all Masses the weekend of September 10 & 11, 2022. Our RCIA formation classes will begin Tuesday, September 20, 2022, 6:30-8:00 p.m., Room 3 in the Parish Life Center. If you know anyone interested in learning more about the Catholic Faith, please contact the parish office at (330) 896-2345. Click on the title to get to the RCIA webpage.
Queen of Heaven Parish is hosting a cluster parish pilgrimage to the Sorrowful Mother Shrine in Bellevue, Ohio, on Monday, August 22, in honor of our patronal feast day of the Queenship of the Blessed Virgin Mary. The cost of the trip is $25.00 per person which includes transportation to the shrine (Barons Bus), Mass, lunch, time for group and private devotion, and time at the shrine gift shop. We will depart at 9:15 a.m. from the Queen of Heaven parking lot and will arrive back at the church approximately 5:30 p.m. To reserve your seat please contact Queen of Heaven Parish Office at (330) 896-2345 or email@example.com. Then mail or drop off your check (payable to “Queen of Heaven” and in the memo line “Shrine Trip”) to 1800 Steese Road, Uniontown, OH 44685. We will also accept credit cards at the parish office (M-F, 9:00 a.m-4:30 p.m.). We are taking reservations on a first come basis. Click on the title to print out flyer to fill out for a reservation for the pilgrimage.
PSR and Upper Room student registration for the 2022-23 school year is available now on the parish website at https://www.queenofheavenparish.org/psr-and-upper-room-registration. Payment is required at the time of online registration. Please register your children soon. Registration closes on Wednesday, August 31, 2022. Any registration after this date will incur a late fee of $25.00/family. If financial burdens require special consideration, please contact the parish office at firstname.lastname@example.org. Religious education classes begin early September!
The Ozanam Center in Akron located at the Visitation of Mary Church, 93 Kent Street, Akron, OH 44305, serves the people of our area with food and clothing. The center is a volunteer only based ministry. The center is only open from 9:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. on Saturdays except for holidays (volunteers come a half hour early). We are looking for more volunteers to help with distribution, especially sorting clothing and bringing it to the clothing room for people to pick. The next Queen of Heaven scheduled volunteer day at the Ozanam Center is Saturday, August 27, 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. Call the Queen of Heaven Parish Office at (330) 896-2345 if you can volunteer on this day.
We are collecting gift cards of any type and amount to donate for the Parish Fun Days Gift Card Wheel. We are having a special collection for the gift cards the weekend of July 23 & 24 at all Masses. Please place them in the collection baskets. If you cannot be at Mass that weekend, please bring or mail them into the parish office on or before Tuesday, July 26th. Thank you for your help!
We are looking for volunteers to help make our Fun Days a success! Parish Fun Days are Friday, July 29, and Saturday, July 30, 5:30-9:30 p.m. each evening. If you would like to volunteer, a link for signing up will be sent out in a Flocknote (email messaging system from our parish). If you do not get our Flocknotes, please contact the parish office to sign up. In addition, a paper copy sign up sheet will be in the Gathering Space (back of the church) after all weekend Masses. Questions or concerns, contact the parish office at (330) 896-2345. Click on the title to get a link to sign up for our parish Flocknote.
On Sunday, July 24, after the 8:15 a.m. Mass, a free all-you-can-eat pancake breakfast will be held in the church pavilion in honor of grandparents living and deceased and in celebration of the feast day of Saints Anne and Joachim (Tuesday, July 26), the parents of the Blessed Virgin Mary and the grandparents of Jesus. All are welcome to attend.
Queen of Heaven Society of St. Vincent de Paul is having a school supply drive. The items donated will be delivered to St. Augustine and St. Francis de Sales schools. Click on the title for complete information.
Gabe O’Brien is a member of Boy Scout Troop 334. He is going to be working on his Eagle Scout Project soon at Queen of Heaven Parish. His project will be called A Walk with the Saints. Please click on the title to read more about this amazing project and how you can help!