Mass Times

WEEKEND MASSES
Saturday - 5:00 pm
Sunday - 8:00 am and 10:30 am

WEEKDAY MASSES
Monday - 5:00 pm (exc. holidays)
Wednesday & Fridays - 8:30 am

CONFESSIONS
Saturday 4:00-4:45 pm or by appointment

Holy Days - 7:00 am & 7:00 pm
Federal Holidays - 9:00 am

Office Hours

For Essential Business
(Mask or face covering is encouraged)

Monday-Thursday 9am-4:30pm
Friday 9am-2:30pm
Sunday 9am-Noon
Closed Saturday/Federal Holidays

ADORATION CHAPEL HOURS
Monday 9a-5:30p
Tuesday & Thursday 9a-4:30p
Wednesday & Friday 7:30a-4:30p
Saturday 1p-6p

WeShare Online Giving

CLICK the Icon to make a one-time or recurring ONLINE DONATION 

Labeled Boxes of Envelopes for 2022 are available through January in the church
PLEASE PICK-UP YOUR FAMILY'S BOX OF ENVELOPES BY JANUARY 31, 2022.

Thank You for supporting the ministries of St. Martin Parish.

Young Catholic Men Conference

Conference is highly recommended for Dads and Sons - Good Speakers and a Great Experience!

Sistine Chapel Exhibit

THE SISTINE CHAPEL EXHIBIT
Great Lakes Mall, Mentor
January 21 - February 20

Join Us on Sunday, February 6 to take in the mastery of Michelangelo's Sistine Chapel Frescos.
Exhibit Group Ticket and Chartered Round-trip Bus:          $55 per person or $100 per couple

Seating is limited, please contact the parish office for reservations asap 330-483-3808.

Anyone attending this exhibit is invited to a DVD presentation by Bishop Rober Barron, entitled: "Michelangelo, the Artist" on Tuesday, January 18 in the Parish Hall. 

For more information, visit: https://sistinechapelexhibit.com/cleveland/

Catholic Moms Group

Catholic Mom Group

We'd love to have our parish Moms join us in this fun supportive group.  Contact Sarah in the parish office.

2021-22 PSR Registration



On December 5 our PSR children in Level 2 of their religious development will celebrate the Sacrament of Reconciliation (Penance) for the first time.  We look forward to sharing with them the mercy and forgiveness of Jesus Christ that comes through the ministry of the Church. 

Thanks to the 13 of 15 High School Candidates who attended their first session of Confirmation Preparation this past Sunday.  Please complete your second session in the upcoming month.  Our next in-person session is January 16, 2022.  

          CLICK HERE FOR THE PSR CALENDAR
          (2021-2022 Season)

          CLICK HERE FOR OUR COVID PROTOCOL
          (Current policy)

The Catholic Faith. On Demand.

Know what Christ has revealed and the Catholic Church has faithfully taught.

Formed.org                 

Offers hundreds of movies, video programs, audios and ebooks.  These opportunities are FREE and available 24/7 online or on your mobile app.  They have helped people (Catholics and non-Catholics) to know Christ and His Church better.  Register HERE:  https://stmartinvc.formed.org  Just enter our parish name and your email.  It's easy!  God bless.

Adult Faith Formation Sessions

Next series will begin on Tuesday, February 8 at 12:30pm and repeated at 6:30pm in the Parish Meeting Room.  Most participants requested a continuation of Bishop Barron's "Pivotal Players".  No fee or cost.  All are welcome to attend one or all six sessions.

SCAM and FRAUD PRESENTATION

Our thanks to Detective John Girard from the Medina County Sheriff's Office & Officer Brian Mummert a Community Engagement Officer from the Brunswick Police Dept who gave a very informative presentation on SCAM and FRAUD awareness and prevention. 

For a bitterly cold night we had a good turnout.  Many questions answered and experiences shared.  

If you have been a victim or possible victim of a scam or fraud contact your county sheriff's office or local police department.  And let's pray for those who serve to protect us.

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Support and Social Groups

Grief Share Support
Mondays - 2:00pm - Parish Meeting Rooms
Grief Share is an opportunity for mutual support for anyone experiencing a significant change or loss in their life.  It includes a series of DVD presentation; each of which stands on its own.  Led by staff member Colene Conley.  Group concludes with a trip to the Shrine of Our Lady of Sorrows on September 15.  NEXT GROUP begins OCTOBER 4, 2021

Recovery in the Valley
Fridays - 7:00pm - Parish School
A Twelve-Step Program.  Parking across from the school.

Men's Prayer Fellowship
1st and 3rd Saturday - 8:00-9:00am - Parish Meeting Rooms
An opportunity for spiritual input, reflection on the readings, and intercessory prayer.  All are welcome.  See Mike Lanzer for more information.

Men's Prayer Hour
4th Monday of each Month - 7:00-8:00pm - Adoration Chapel
Men of the parish gather to pray the rosary, intercessory prayer for those in need, and adoration.  We pray for the intentions of people and families on our parish prayer list.  See Frank Sapara for more informatin.

Women's Fellowship
1st and 3rd Saturday - 8:00-9:00am - Parish Front Hall
Like the Men's Group above, this is a gathering of women from the parish or elsewhere.  All are welcome to join together for spiritual input, reflection and prayer.  See Judy Rundle for more information. 

Wholly Stability
Mondays - 4:15-5:15pm - Parish Meeting Rooms
An opportunity for low-impact stretching with chairs for increased body strength and stability.  Led by a certified instructor.  Fee is $5.00 per session.

Knitting Circle
Tuesdays - 2:00-4:00pm - Parish Meeting Rooms
Knitting and Crochetting for the fun of it and as volunteers making items for charitable, non-profit organizations.  POSTPONED until the latest Covid-19 surge decreases.  Call the parish office for info.

Week's Scripture Readings

Cemetery Decorations

Parish Christmas Tree

A kind reminder to our friends decorating graves in St. Martin Cemetery:  Strong winter winds blow down or blow away grave decorations.  The loss or destruction of seasonal decorations due to inclement weather is not the responsibility of the parish cemetery.  Thank you for your understanding and cooperation in caring for your loved one's grave.

Stay Informed with Flocknote Texts

Flocknotes

flocknote is a texting service to keep our parishioners and friends Up-to-Date.  We can send a text to your cell phone to remind you of things that are upcoming, a change or cancellation of an event, an urgent message, or a notice that didn't make it in our weekly bulletin or this website.  The only fees to join flocknote are the fees your cell phone provider/plan may charge for text messages.
                      CLICK HERE TO GET FLOCKNOTE
More people enrolled due to the pandemic.  flocknote has been an effective way to keep you informed.  

Safety recommendations for Mass Attendance

People of St. Martin and Visitors,
Please click the link below to read the August, 2021 letter from Bishop Malesic, Bishop of Cleveland, regarding our care for one another's safety while attending Mass or other parish functions.   Fr. Dan

Bishop's Letter to the Faithful on Covid-19 Precautions

  • Masks are encouraged to be worn when attending Mass indoors whether vaccinated or not.
  • Masks are a recommended, temporary measure during the current upsurge in the State of Ohio.
  • Please continue other safety precautions: washing hands and keeping a safe distance.
  • Catholics who are ill, caring for an ill family member, or simply concerned about their safety in large indoor gathers are NOT obliged to attend Mass.
  • Get tested for Covid-19 if you are experiencing known symptoms or feel ill.

Catholic Mass on Mass Media

Livestream: at Diocese of Cleveland Mass from St. John Cathedral at 8:00 AM Sundays and Noon M-F.
Television: with Cox Communications cable on Channel 45 at 11:30 AM Sundays; without cable on WUAB Channel 43 at 10:00 AM Sundays.
Radio: at AM 1260 The Rock at 4 p.m. Saturdays and 10:30 a.m. Sundays. 

 

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Masses When Traveling

Traveling out of town or looking for information on neighboring parishes, check out catholicmasstime.org or Click HERE for schedules by States and Cities.