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Welcome

Mass Schedule

Saturday 5:00PM

Sunday: 9:30AM

Daily Mass Schedule
Monday: No Mass
Tuesday: 9:00AM
Wednesday: No Mass
Thursday: 9:00AM
Friday: No Mass
Holy Days 9:30AM & 7:00PM

Christmas Mass Schedule
Saturday, December 24: 4:00 pm, and 7:00 pm
Christmas Day - Sunday, December 25: 9:30 am

Daily Readings

Daily Readings
from U.S. Conference of Bishops

Mission Statement


Holy Spirit Parish
is called to be family
finding its center
in Christ and His Body
the parish - and in turn,
reflecting that
Love of Christ
to the community
and beyond.

Welcome

We invite you to journey with us as we follow the promptings of God's Spirit to discover, celebrate and share the Mystery of God's love revealed to us through Christ. Explore this site to discover some of the opportunities available for you to grow in faith and the love of Christ. On behalf of the Holy Spirit faith community, we welcome you and hope that you will come and join us in one of our weekend liturgies.

Ways to Give

Ways to contribute to the parish can be found on the Ways of Giving page.
We thank you for your generosity and support. With the options listed, 100% of your gift goes directly to the parish.

Prayers for those who have died

Please pray for our deceased and the families who mourn their loss:

May the souls of the faithful departed, through the mercy of God, rest in peace.
Amen.

News, Events & Meetings

Save the Date

CRUSADER NIGHT AT THE RACES
The Central Catholic Athletic Booster Club will be hosting their annual Night at the Races on Saturday, February 11 from 5:30-10:30 pm at the McKinley Eagles in Canton. The evening will include food, drinks, Thoroughbred horse races, and friendly wagering. A limited number of tickets are sold. To reserve tickets, visit CentralCrusaders.org and find their NATR under "Announcements."

COME AND SEE THE SEMINARY
Saint Mary Seminary & Borromeo Seminary are once again offering “Come and See” Weekends. These are opportunities for men who are open to priesthood formation can experience life in the Seminary. The next Come and See Weekend is scheduled for February 10-12, 2023. If you know of anyone interested in this time of prayer, discovery, and discernment, please contact Fr. Chad Johnson at 330-744-8451 or by email at cjohnson@youngstowndiocese.org

WINTERFEST
After a two-year hiatus, Winterfest is back! For those unaware, Winterfest is the annual fundraiser put on by seminarians with proceeds going toward the St Mary Seminary’s Student Activities fund. This fund is what supports all our extra-curricular activities, like going to the Cleveland Guardians games or the Cleveland Orchestra. The event is held on the seminary campus, with opportunities to meet our seminarians, eat some good food, and possibly take home a raffle basket. The event will feature some staple Eastern European cuisine, raffle opportunities, and tours of the newly renovated rooms and student lounge. This is a great time to see what the seminary is all about. All are welcome! Details for the event are as follows:
Date: Saturday, February 11th, 2023 from 5:00-7:30 PM
Location: 28700 Euclid Ave, Wickliffe, OH 44092
Meal Prices: Adults - $15 ~ Children 12 and under - $8

CAN'T WAIT FOR SAINT PATRICK'S DAY PARTY
The Stark County Division of the Ancient Order of Hibernians will host a "Can't Wait for Saint Patrick's Day" party on Saturday, February 11, at the Saint Paul Parish, North Canton, Social Hall, beginning at 6:15 PM, following the 5:00 Saturday Vigil Mass.  The party will feature Irish music performed by the band County Mayo. Admission is $5 per person.  Food and drink will be available for an additional charge.  Proceeds will benefit Hibernian Charities, including Project Saint Patrick, which supports Church vocations.  For tickets or further information, call Tom at 330-328-5253 or email Fr. Keehner at  jekeehner@yahoo.com.

COMMUNITY OF PRAISE CATHOLIC CHARISMATIC PRAYER GROUP
The next meeting of the Community of Praise Catholic Charismatic Prayer Group is on Monday, February 13th, at 6:30 p.m. at Walsh University, Our Lady of Perpetual Help Chapel, 2020 East Maple Street, North Canton, Ohio. This month will be our annual Charismatic Mass officiated by Father Tom Cebula, administrator of St. Louis and Sacred Heart of Mary in Louisville. All are welcome. Following the mass, we will have a gathering in the gathering area in the basement, with food, and refreshments. Please come and celebrate the third-year launch of our monthly Charismatic meetings.  All in the Youngstown diocese are welcome with family and friends. This group is affiliated with the Catholic Charismatic Renewal of the Diocese of Youngstown, Ohio, and is an Apostolate of Magnificat of Stark County, Ohio. For more information, you may call Rosemary Pfiffner at (330) 499-9371. Check out our website at communityofpraise.org

ANNUAL WHITE MASS
The Annual White Mass – celebrating and recognizing the ministry and work of those in the health professions – will be held on Sunday, February 19, 2023 at 10:30 a.m. at the Cathedral of St. Columba located at 154 W. Wood St. in Youngstown. Bishop David J. Bonnar will preside. A reception will follow in the Cathedral Hall. All are welcome. For more information call 330-744-8451 ext.272 or contact dschmidt@youngstowndiocese.org.

MENTAL HEALTH FIRST AID COURSE
Mental Health First Aid teaches you how to identify, understand and respond to signs of mental health and substance use challenges among adults. You’ll build skills and confidence you need to reach out and provide initial support to those who are struggling. You’ll also learn how to help connect them to appropriate support. There is a 2 hour online course then the in-person training course will be offered at St. Jacob’s Lutheran Church, 1460 State Street, N. Canton 44721 on Saturday February 25th from 8am-2:30pm. Free lunch is included. To register, go to : https://form.jotform.com/223494023289156.

FAITH OVER FEAR YOUTH RETREAT
Join youth in Stark County on a retreat to explore our fears and anxieties and how our faith can help us overcome them. We will begin at Holy Spirit and then travel to St. Benedict in Canton where we will stay until we conclude. The retreat starts Friday March 3rd at 7:30pm and concludes on Sunday March 5th at 2:30pm. The cost is $25 per student which includes all meals, snacks and a shirt. You will need to bring hygiene items and sleeping bag or air mattress to sleep on. Registration deadline is February 10th. Contact the Parish office to sign up.

TRIP TO ROME
Join Deacon John Amedeo and Father Joe Tuscan as they host a tour to Rome, Orvieto, and Assisi from May 23 - June 1, 2023! The tour will include many of the wonderful sites and Churches in Rome and then we're off to the beautiful mountain towns of Orvietto and Assisi. We will visit the beautiful Cathedral in Orvietto with a Eucharistic miracle displayed there, and the beautiful basilicas of St. Francis and St. Clare. Your tour will include all ground transportation in Italy, all group meals, and entrance fees. Celebrate the Holy Mass with us in many of these beautiful and historic Churches.  The cost for this tour is $2950.00 plus airfare (currently around 800.00).  For more details and an itinerary, please contact Deacon John Amedeo at 330-310-1628 or by email at tivolitours.us@gmail.com

BISHOP BONNAR’S 2023 PILGIMAGE
Make plans to join Bishop David J. Bonnar and parishioners throughout the diocese on a Pilgrimage to Scotland and Ireland on June 4-14, 2023 as we celebrate the 80th Anniversary of The Diocese of Youngstown. Highlights of the trip include visits to: Glasgow, Edinburgh, Stirling, Oban, Belfast, Knock, Galway and Dublin. A special part of the pilgrimage is a visit to the Isle of Iona on the Feast of Saint Columba, where he founded Scotland’s first Christian Community. To receive more information as the trip develops, please email Fr. Lavelle at jlavelle@youngstowndiocese.org.

Holy Spirit PSR & Youth Group Activities

Cancellations
To find out if PSR or other youth activities have been cancelled due to weather or other reasons, please check your e-mail or texts as that is how we will likely make this announcement.

YOUTH MINISTRY SERVICE PROJECTS
Our youth ministry group is working in collaboration with several other Stark County groups on a retreat the first weekend of March.  The youth will be working on two service projects during the retreat.  They will be assembling mats made out of plastic grocery bags and care packages of toiletries and gift cards for those in need.  If you are willing to help by donating items for these projects, we would greatly appreciate that.  A box will be in the lobby for collection of items until February 20th.  The following items are needed:

  • plastic grocery bags
  • travel toiletry items (toothpaste, toothbrush, deodorant, soap, shampoo)
  • $5 gift card (McDonald’s, Wendy’s, Subway)

New To Our Parish

We welcome you to Holy Spirit. To register, you may stop at our parish office, see Fr. John after Mass, or call the office at 330-699-4500. View our Holy Spirit Welcome Form

How Can We Serve You

Please let us know what your needs are and how we can assist you on your faith journey. We are here to grow in faith beside you. May Christ’s blessings be with you. Contact us at 330-699-4500 or parishoffice@holyspiritunoh.org or go to our Holy Spirit Welcome Form