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 firstname.lastname@example.org. 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 email@example.com. 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!
Please join our parish community for Fun Days - Friday, July 29 & Saturday, July 30, 5:30 - 9:30 p.m. There will be fun for all ages - Music, Food & Car Raffle. All registered parishioiners should have received their Car Raffle tickets in the mail. Dinner tickets for Friday and Saturday night are on sale now in the parish office (M-F, 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.). We appreciate your support. Click on the title for more information.
We are in need of two volunteers to represent our parish at the upcoming Diocesan Pre-synodal Gathering on Saturday, June 11th at Cleveland Public Auditorium from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. followed by a special Mass with Bishop Malesic. Please call the Parish Office at 330-896-2345 ASAP if you are interested.
Please click on title to go to the Vacation Bible School webpage. We also need help decorating for VBS in the Parish Life Center on Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday, June 8, 9, & 10 from 10:00 a.m.–2:00 p.m. To volunteer or questions contact Melanie Mesmer at firstname.lastname@example.org.
This Friday, March 25, Queen of Heaven Parish will pray a Mass and Rosary at 12:00 p.m. in the church. Pope Francis has announced the he, along with the all Bishops of the world, will simultaneously consecrate Russia and the Ukraine to The Immaculate Heart of Mary, on March 25th, the Feast of the Annunciation. This will take place at the Vatican and in Fatima, Portugal, at 5:00 PM which is 12:00 noon our time. To unite our hearts and prayers with the Pope and the Bishops at this very special time in history, we will hold a Mass at 12:00 noon here at the church followed by the Rosary. Mary has requested also, that we, her children, say a Rosary every day and participate in the First Five Saturdays of devotion to her Immaculate Heart.
The 2022 Diocesan-wide Evening of Confession will take place on Wednesday, March 16, 2022, from 5:00-8:00 p.m. at Queen of Heaven and all churches in the diocese. The celebration of the Sacrament of Reconciliation is one of God’s gifts to help us as we journey toward God’s kingdom and strive to serve God’s people entrusted to our care.
Join Queen of Heaven Parish for Trapper Jack's presentation on "Mary at the Foot of the Cross." Monday, March 7, 2022, 7:00 p.m. in the church (after the 6:30 p.m. Mass). All are welcome! Free-will donation. Social with snacks and beverages will follow the presentation. The presentation by Trapper Jack will be livestreamed and available to watch for one week (with permission) at www.queenofheavenparish.org/mass-livestream.
Our Holy Father, Pope Francis, has asked the Church to spend Ash Wednesday, for a day of prayer and fasting for Peace in the Ukraine. Father Dave is offering our parishioners all day Adoration in front of the Blessed Sacrament in the church from 9:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. (the Eucharist will be reposed during Ash Wednesday Masses).