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Augustine Church, Barberton, OH) (September 16, 2012) Twenty-Fourth Sunday in Ordinary Time Calling ourselves Christian is not sufficient. Allowing Jesus to lead as the Lord is necessary. Instead of praying for and pleading for what we want, sometimes we will need to suffer and take up our crosses in order to find abundant life. (Insert graphic 1106-0086)
362 Holy Hours were kept before the Blessed Sacrament this past week. In November we will be celebrating 50 years of Perpetual Adoration here at St Augustine. That is 50 years of someone making a commitment to spend one hour in prayer before the Blessed Sacrament, every hour of every day. This is a huge blessing for the entire parish. Please join us and be a part of the Holy Hour Program. We need you! Contact Judy Soltis at 330-212-0926 if you are willing to assist for just one hour.

(Insert Graphic 2404-0106.tif) Barberton Area Community Ministries item for the Month of September is Peanut Butter & Jelly. Please bring your donations when you come to Mass and place them in the bench in front of the giving tree in the vestibule, together we can help those less fortunate. Items will be delivered to BACM on Monday morning.
Springtime of Hope’s - item for the month of September is toilet paper. Please place your donations inside the bench in front of the giving tree in the vestibule, items will be picked up on Monday morning. Thank you in advance for your help in this matter. For more information, please contact Greg Meier at 330-289-3987.
(Insert Graphic 1700-0029.tif) Attention Adult Choir Members: The first choir practice of the season will begin on Wednesday, September 26 at 7:15pm in the choir loft. The Choir will begin singing on Sunday, September 30 at 8:00am. Should you have any questions, please contact Donna Kandes at 330-8250122.

You are invited to a HOLY HOUR FOR PRIESTS, each Thursday from 3-4pm. Please join us as we pray the General Prayers for Priests, Chaplet of Mercy, Rosary Meditations, Litany of Precious Blood and Litany of Mary. All are invited and encouraged to attend. (Insert Graphic 2404-0062.tif) Fall is just around the corner and with it comes Coffee and Donuts. Join us next Sunday, September 23 for the first Coffee and Donuts of the season following the 8:00am and 10:30am Masses. This is an opportunity to visit with fellow parishioners. Rcia NEEDS: Generous parishioners willing to provide refreshments (paper products and beverages are provided); Prayer Partners; men and women to serve as parish sponsors. To volunteer or find out more, please call Karen at 745-0011 x 18. Thank you to all who evangelize in one of these ways! Holy Hour Person of the Week: Eileen Hegarty

There are a number of new books on the parish bookrack. Please take a look. If you are making a purchase, please take an envelope and return it by putting it in the collection basket or mailing/dropping it off at the Rectory. Thank you. There will be a PARISH DINNER on Sunday, October 14, following the 10:30 am Mass. Please mark your calendars and plan on attending. More info next week!
The St. Augustine Website is constantly changing and soon the newsletter will be out. If you are currently not on the email list, or your email has changed, log onto www.staugustinebarberton.org and use the form at the bottom of the home page to add your email to the list. You are invited to a: Candlelight Rosary Procession, Sunday, October 7, 2012 Feast of the Most Holy Rosary of the Blessed Virgin Mary to be held on the grounds of Loyola Retreat House. All parishes in the Cleveland and Youngstown Diocese are invited to join as we honor Mary during October. Registration forms can be found on the bookrack in the vestibule of the church.
Howdy Y'all! Save the date and join us for the upcoming Night at the Races on Saturday, October 20, 2012 in the SAC. Doors open at 5:30pm. Dinner is served at 6:00pm. Horse races will start at 7:00pm. Just $20 will get you a western style BBQ dinner, including unlimited beer and soda. After dinner, you can try your hand at the sideboards, picking the winning racehorse or bid on silent auction items. You can also buy your own racehorse.

The Bible tells us that "It is therefore a holy and wholesome thought to pray for the dead, that they may be loosed from sins" (2 Maccabees 12:46), and especially in the month of November, the Catholic Church urges us to spend time in prayer for those who have gone before us. You are invited to visit one of the Catholic Cemeteries on Sunday, November 4, for a day of Faith, Prayer, and Remembrance...Mass beings at 3:00pm. If you would like to have a loved one remembered, please email your intentions to mmalone@clevelandcatholiccemeteries.org. Make sure to include your loved ones name and cemetery in which they are buried. For more information please visit www.clevelandcatholiccemeteries.org. We look forward to celebrating with you. (Insert Graphic 2407-0017.tif) Join the Cleveland Indians for Mass and a Ball game for Catholic Family Day at Progressive Field on September 30, 2012. Pre-Game Mass begins at 10:15 in the Ball Park, tickets start at $14.00. Forms to purchase tickets are available on the bookrack. For any additional questions, please contact 216-420-4162 or email jplys@indians.com GO TRIBE! (Insert Graphic 1409-0017.tif) October is Respect Life month and the election is on our heels, our Lord will not hold us accountable for our success, but our efforts. We must work as everything depends on us and pray as if all depends on God. The following are important dates; please mark your calendars;  September 18 – Culture of Life following Mass & Benediction  October 6 – Life Chain – 12:00-1:30 W. Market Street  October 7 – Mini Life Chain in front of St. Augustine following 10:30 Mass  October 13 – 95th Anniversary of Our Lady of Fatima Rosary Rally at 12:00 (noon) at Lake Anna Gazebo  October 20 – St. Augustine day of witness for 40 days of Life For more information, please contact Lynn Willig at 330-658-2642.

(Insert Graphic 2000-0042.tif) PRAY FOR THE SICK Patrick Blasdel, Patricia Patterson, Karl Bartel, Jennifer Marco, Jacob Hurley, Eugene Van Oss, Debra Dolgos, Cartie Antonelli, Irene Lyle, Kathy Trenta & Ellen Morlan (Insert Graphic 1108-0072.tif) III Adam Isbell & Amy Fisher
If you know someone on the sick list who has been restored back to health, please contact the Rectory to have their names removed from the sick list. (Insert Graphic 1300-0021.tif) Stewardship: Time, Talent & Treasure September 9 $ 6,969 $ 1,720 $ 8,690 $ 1,314 $ 217 COMPARATIVE FIGURES September 9 ’12-’13 ’11-‘12 $ 233,954 $ 221,851 $ 295,417 $ 282,723 $ (61,463) $ (60,872) CAPITAL CAMPAIGN $ 1,524,138 $ 99,230

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With the arrival of autumn, we invite you to join Faith Direct, the parish’s electronic giving program. Our to-do lists can get lengthy this back-to-school season, but Faith Direct’s eGiving program will give you one less thing to remember each week – no more envelopes to find or checks to write before heading to Mass. Enroll today by visiting www.faithdirect.net and use our church code OH 278, or pick up an enrollment form from the church bookrack. (Insert Graphic 1108-0040.tif) Remember the long talks, fun, laughter, and closeness when you were dating? You can experience that intimacy again! Attend a Marriage Encounter Weekend to find out what thousands of couples have already experienced; endorsed by the Catholic Church for 40 years. The next weekend is October 19-21 at the Cambria Suites in Green. For information or to register call 330305-9963, or email WorlwideME@sbcglobal.net or go the website www.WWME.org. Early Childhood Education begins today Sunday, September 16 in the St. Augustine Preschool during the 10:30am Mass. Children will be taught about God through song, simple crafts and play. Children ages three through kindergarten that are potty trained, are welcome to attend any class. For more information, please contact Renee Barker at 330-745-1080.

(Insert Graphic 1000-0041.tif) September 17-23 Monday, September 17 – Weekday 7:00am Thomas Kenna - *St. Seb. 8:00 Anna Lazar - ** Sac. Hrt. 12:05 Living & Deceased of the St. Anne’s Society Tuesday, September 18 – Weekday 5:15 Michael Jerin Sr. Wednesday, September 19 – Weekday 8:00 Polly Paquet – Anniversary -**Sac. Hrt. 8:30 Fr. Carl Ciprian 12:05 Living & Deceased of the St. Augustine Adoration Society Thursday, September 20 – Sts. Andrew Kim Tae-gon, Priest, Paul Chong Ha-sang, & Companions, Martyrs – NO MASS Friday, September 21 – St. Matthew, Apostle & Evangelist 7:00am Herold Family –*St. Seb. 12:05 Paul Royston 4:30 WEDDING: Adam Isbell & Amy Fisher Saturday, September 22 – Weekday 8:00 Virginia Lysiak - **Sac. Hrt. 8:30 Bonnain Family 4:00 Paul Kosuth Sunday, September 23 – Twenty-Fifth Sunday in Ordinary Time 8:00 The People of St. Augustine Church 10:30 Joe & Irene Kerekes 5:00 Vivian Ligas - **Sac. Hrt. * Mass will be honored at St. Sebastian Church, Akron **Mass will be honored at Sacred Heart Church, Wadsworth Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday Readings for the Week of September 17 1 Cor 11:17-26,33, Ps 40:7-10,17, Lk 7:1-10 1 Cor 12:12-14,27-31, Ps 100:1-5,Lk 7:11-17 1 Cor 12:31-13:13, Ps 33:2-5,12,22, Lk 7:31-35 1 Cor 15:1-11, Ps 118:1-2,16-17,28, Lk 7:36-50 Eph 4:1-7,11-13, Ps 19:2-5, Mt 9:9-13 1 Cor 15:35-37,42-49, Ps 56:10-14, Lk 8:4-15 Wis 2:12,17-20, Ps 54:3-6,8, Jas 3:16-4:3, Mk 9:30-37

Amazing Alumni News- Congratulations to Chase Johnson a junior at Walsh Jesuit on your first place win in near-record fashion during the annual Kiely Cup golf tournament this past week. Chase is a Kent State recruit and a 2010 graduate of St. Augustine School. Great Job! Article was found in the Plain Dealer dated September 11, 2012. Quote of the day: Peace starts with a smile.