Corvette Raffle

24 Month Lease Or $15,000.00 Cash!

Race for the Kids is a partnership between St. Hilary Knights of Columbus and The VanDevere Bunch. There is only one mission for your generous support and opportunity to win a New 2017 Corvette courtesy of The VanDevere Bunch…The Children of Akron and surrounding area. Our backyard Kids!

Facts:

  •        39% of children live in Poverty
  •        1-6 Children have inadequate nutrition
  •         29% of the children are homeless living between grandparents and friends
  •         Programs to provide better opportunities for children living in poverty are also scarce with 2.5 children in the county for every space in a preschool program.
  •        Children raised in poverty often experience fewer rich learning environments, less parental nurturing and high levels of toxic stress that can adversely affect their development.
  •        Minority children and those in female-headed households are disproportionately impacted by poverty, leading to continued disparities in health, social and economic outcomes.

Purchase your ticket here:     https://birdeasepro.com/Event/ViewPage/5814?pid=261

 

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Meet Fr. Matt

Meet Father Matthew Jordan, Parochial Vicar at St. Hilary and a 3rd degree Knight of Columbus.

 

A graduate of Archbishop Hoban High School, Fr. Matt entered Borromeo Seminary after graduation, beginning his nine year journey into the priesthood. He attended John Carroll University where he earned his bachelor’s degree, then enjoyed his intern year at St. Anselm in Chesterland.

 

Fr. Matt spent his diaconate year at St. Ambrose in Brunswick under the guidance of Fr. Bob Stec and was ordained a deacon on Oct. 22, 2016. He graduated from St. Mary Seminary with a master’s degree in divinity and a master’s of arts. He was ordained a priest on May 19, 2017.

Fr. Matt enjoys sports, especially the Cleveland Indians. He also enjoys spending time with friends and family as well as watching movies. He is looking forward to serving the people at St. Hilary.

 

Email: mjordan@sthilarychurch.org

Phone: 330-867-1055, Ext. 207

 

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2017 Ohio Chaplain

Msgr William Bonczewski (Father Bill) was awarded the 2017 Ohio Knights of Columbus Chaplain of the year at an awards ceremony at Our Lady of the Cedars. On behalf of our Council and brother Knights all across our great state, we congratulate Fr. Bill on a wondrous life of light, service and shepherding. We look forward to many more years to come!

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Firestone Charity Golf

The Knights of Columbus 9th Annual Firestone Grand Memorial Charity Golf Tournament is set for Tuesday, September 5th, 2017. This year we have secured the SOUTH course. Use the link below to register for the tournament.

This year’s event includes individual and foursomes on the North course, lunch, dinner, auction and evening social. Last year we raised over $75,000 for our local community, veterans and children of fallen soldiers.

Early registration enters you into an early bird prize giveaway. We also are raffling off a 2-year lease on a $70,000 2017 corvette thanks to the VanDevere Bunch. Come join us for fun. All proceeds benefit those in our local community and chosen charities.

Join us here:    http://grandmemorialcharityfirestone.org/

 

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Rosary Workshop- May 7 (12-2:30pm)

Do you LOVE the Rosary? Do you want to learn more about this special Catholic devotion? Come and join us for an afternoon of food, sharing and creating as we learn how to make a Rosary and support families in faith and fun at this event.

All participants will be able to make a Rosary for themselves or for a loved one.

Register at the Parish office: 330-867-1055 or email jhohlefelder@sthilarychurch.org

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Fraternal Elections

Our fraternal year is coming to a close which means it is election season. Officers are asked to make a two-year commitment. Please contact one of our Trustees or Grand Knight if you have questions. The Advocate Position is open. Additional announcements will be made at the May general meeting.

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Catholic Charities

Catholic Charities is having their 2nd annual Derby for Dollars on Friday May 5th at the Hard Rock Rocksino. Please come and join the festivities and support our Catholic Charities.

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Priest Jubilee’s May 2017

Please join us in congratulating and thanking the following priests in our community who are celebrating significant anniversaries this month:

Fr. Steve Brunovsky (25 years)

Fr. Joe Labak (40 years)

Fr. Dave Halaiko (50 years)

Fr. Paul Schindler (50 years)

Fr. Bob Pahler (60 years)

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Feed My People Canned Food Drive

Feed My People, Feed Me! (Kristina Walker 330-770-5768, Kristina6778@gmail.com)

Annual Lenten Food Collection to benefit Good Samaritan Hunger Center. Empty bags decorated by parish youth available for pick-up on March 11&12 at the doors of the church. Please return bags to church on March 18 & 19. Bags donated by Acme #1.

Please limit donations to: Canned tuna, Canned chicken, Canned beef stew, Canned chili, Canned ravioli, Canned vegetables, Canned fruits, Skillet Dinner Mixes like hamburger helper, Boxed macaroni and cheese, Peanut butter, Rice, Pasta and pasta sauce.

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Blood Drive

St. Hilary partners with the American Red Cross for a Blood Drive Monday March 13 from 1-7 at the Parish.

Preregister or walk-ins welcome. Use Keyword: STHILARY when calling 1-800-RED-CROSS or visit www.redcrossblood.org.

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