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Social Concerns Candy Sale Social Concerns Candy Sale
Dec. 9 & 10, and Dec 16 & 17


The Christmas Candy Sale is back! Our “elves” have been busy making delicious homemade treats. The sale will be held on the weekends of December 9 & 10 and December 16 & 17 in the Holy Family Center before and after all Masses. Supplies are limited so come early to make sure you get items for gift-giving or for yourself. There will be chocolate covered pretzels, suckers in milk, dark and white chocolate, clusters (peanut, cashew, coconut, rice crispy), Christmas houses, and fudge




December 17

Children ages 3-7 are invited to Jesus' Birthday Party on Sunday, December 17th from 2:30-4:00pm in the Holy Family Center. We will gather with the teens and adult volunteers for games, songs, snacks, stories, and prayer! Let us know you are coming by signing up online at www.sjohio.org/clow. Please bring a present for Jesus in the form of a donation (cereal or baby products) for the foodbank.




Holiday Oplatki Holiday Oplatki

Holiday Oplakti are available  at the Parish Office. Each wafer is $1.00.

This tradition, which came from Poland and Eastern European countries, dates back hundreds of years. Oplatki, a thin flat wafer embossed with a Christmas scene or the Nativity, are typically shared before Christmas Eve dinner. The wafer begins with the oldest person is passed around the table and pieces broken off and blessings are shared. 



Helping to Heal Helping to Heal

St. Joseph Church hosts Grief Share, a 13-week support group series for those grieving  the loss of a loved one, on Saturday mornings from 10 am to 12 noon. The current session concludes October 21 and a new session will begin November 11. All are welcome to attend any and/or all sessions. Each session includes a video seminar followed by group discussion. Registration is $20 and includes a personal workbook with Scripture passages and daily exercises to help. For more information or to register, contact the Parish Office at 440-238-5555.