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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

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.


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.

News, Events & Meetings

Save the Date

Please join us at the next Stark Deanery Council of Catholic Women meeting on Wednesday, September 27th, 2023 from 10am until 2pm at Holy Family Parish, St. Therese Catholic Church, 512 Wabash Ave S, Brewster, OH 44613. Mass will be at 11am followed by a light lunch. Attendance is free. Come and listen to our own National Our Lady of Good Counsel Award winner Bonnie Workman talk about her journey and winning this prestigious award. Bring a friend! We hope to see you there!

Twice a year the Building & Grounds Committee organizes a volunteer workday which enables us to continue the care and maintenance of our buildings and property by completing some major projects. No skill is needed - only a willingness to give of your time. The projects are organized by the committee. Anyone interested would be welcome. Our fall workday is Saturday, September 30, 9:00 a.m. - Noon. If interested, the sign-up sheet is on the table by the wood doors. Thank you!

The Most Reverend David J. Bonnar, Bishop of Youngstown, will preside at a Mass for Life on Sunday, October 1, at 11:30 a.m. at St. Paul Parish, 241 S. Main St., N. Canton, to mark the beginning of October Respect Life Month and pray for the defeat of the pro-abortion amendment to the Ohio Constitution. In addition, we will pray for the success of the Second Annual Ohio March for Life in Columbus and the bishop will bless pilgrims planning to attend the March. Also, Bishop Bonnar will offer a special Blessing of Children in the Womb. A reception will follow. All are welcome – no reservations needed. For more information contact 330-744-8451 ext.272.

A 4 week Yoga program will be held at Holy Spirit beginning Thursday, Oct 5th from 6:30-7:30pm. Alisa Testa-Finelli will teach this session. Participants should bring a yoga mat or towel and dress in comfortable clothing. Donations will be accepted. Pick up a flier near the main doors and email the parish to register (parishoffice@holyspiritunoh.org).

2nd Annual OHIO MARCH FOR LIFE on Friday, October 6. The cost is $15.00 per person. 8:00 am departure from Saint Joseph Catholic Church, 2427 Tuscarawas St. Bring your own lunch and drink. Bottled water, chips, fruit and cookies will be provided. Make checks payable to Right to Life of Stark County and mail to R.T.L. of Stark County, 2960 Carlton Street NW, N. Canton 44720. Include your phone number so your reservation can be confirmed. Financial assistance is available, contact Linda at 330-705-8814 or pliestark@gmail.com with any questions.

“Fans for Fall” Event of the Stark Deanery Council of Catholic Women. Date: Friday, October 6th LaPizzeria, Canton. Doors Open: 10 AM, Lunch 11:30 AM Cost: $27.00. Due by Monday, Sept 25th Checks to SDCCW. Mail to: M. Durkin, 630 Bachtel St SE, N. Canton, 44720 Show off your favorite team colors or outfit. Contact: Mary Jane Malich 330-494-4486

Our annual hayride, sponsored by our Family Life Committee, will be Saturday, October 7 at 6:30 pm at the Miller Farm (intersection of Lake Center St. and Mogadore, entrance on Mogadore). There will be a bonfire, games, hot dogs, s’mores and, of course, the hayride! If you are interested in helping at the hayride, a sign up sheet is on the table by the wood doors.

The Diocese of Youngstown is sponsoring a Wedding Anniversary Celebration on Sunday October 15th at 2:00pm at the Basilica of St. John the Baptist in Canton, honoring couples observing their 25th, 40th, 50th and over wedding anniversaries in 2023. The Wedding Anniversary Celebration will include Mass with the Most Reverend David J. Bonnar, Bishop of Youngstown, renewal of marriage vows and a personalized certificate for each couple. Following the Mass, there will be a reception for the couples and their families in the parish hall. You must make advanced reservations for this event by contacting the parish office before September 10th.

Holy Spirit is hosting a special event for parish members who are widows. "Terrible, Thanks for Asking; Embracing Grief—One Conversation at a Time" will be held in the Social Hall on October 18th from 11:00 AM to 1:00 PM. Mary Ann Crawford and Ann Haas will be your hosts. There will be a short presentation and a luncheon served. Please come. Reservations must be made by October 8th. Please call or email the Parish Office to register. We hope to see you there.

Maple Grove Mennonite Church is hosting a free Mental Health First Aid Training, given by Mental Health First Aid Collaborative, on Saturday October 21st from 9:00am to 3:30pm.This free training will be held at Maple Grove Mennonite Church located at 2121 Smith Kramer St NE, Hartville, OH. Lunch will be provided. The training uses a variety of methods to empower and equip persons to better address mental health situations. There will be some pre-training work to be completed online before the in-person training. The deadline to register is October 13th. Register at: https://form.jotform.com/MHFACollaborative/102123-maple-grove-mennonite-bip Mental Health First Aid is a course that teaches you how to identify, understand and respond to signs of mental illnesses and substance use disorders. The training gives you the skills you need to reach out and provide initial help and support to someone who may be developing a mental health or substance use problem or experiencing a crisis. For more information visit: https://www.mentalhealthfirstaid.org/about/

Seats are available for the next trip to Rome from November 5-14, 2023. We will visit Rome, Orvieto, and San Giovanni Rotundo. Please don't hesitate to contact me for details about this trip. It is an opportunity to strengthen your faith by visiting so much of the early history of the Church and the world! Deacon John Amedeo 330-310-1628 or email deaconjohna2015@gmail.com.


Visit Catechist Cafe at https://catechistcafe.weebly.com/catechist-courses.html for a description of the new adult learning opportunities. All courses are open to anyone wanting to grow in their faith. Courses are offered online and in person. No prior knowledge needed to participate. For more information, contact Margie Hynes at 330-744- 8451 ext. 296 or mhynes@youngstowndiocese.org.

This ministry hits at the core of being a missionary disciple by placing your daily life at the service of the Church. As a parish we have many needs that range from office help, to yard work, to sewing or mending, to chores for the elderly, to baking and other odd jobs. This ministry is on an “as needed” basis. When you sign up you will be placed on a list to be called when a need arises. This is a great opportunity because you can serve in the areas you enjoy and only when it fits your schedule. To be placed on the list to help as needed contact: Anne Weeks at anneweeks@holyspiritunoh.org and please indicate the types of jobs want to do.

The celebration of the Sacrament of Confirmation for adults will be held on Sunday, November 19, at 4:00 p.m. in St. Columba Cathedral. This is a special opportunity for anyone (age 18 or older) who has not received the sacrament to join with other adults of the diocese. Candidates must register with our parish and be eligible to receive the sacrament by verifying baptism and marital status. A preparation program will be held at our parish. Sponsors must be a baptized, confirmed, practicing Catholic and may not be the candidate's parent. Please contact the parish office no later than October 8 in order to register and verify eligibility to receive the sacrament.

Holy Spirit PSR & Youth Group Activities

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.

We will kick-off the PSR/Youth Ministry year with a Family Day of Reflection from 10:30-11:45am. PSR class assignments, calendars, and other information will be distributed at this gathering. All families registering children or teens for PSR/Youth Ministry should plan on attending. If you have not returned PSR/YM registration forms yet, please bring them with you to this event. Contact Cathy Kasza at the parish office should you have any questions.

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