The Ladies of Charity will be holding their annual Thanksgiving Food Drive the weekend of November 13–14. Donations can be dropped off at the large cart outside the Parish Center before and after all Masses, except the 6:00 p.m. Mass on Sunday. If you cannot bring an item, cash/check donations are also appreciated and may be dropped off at or mailed to the parish office. (Please make checks payable to Ladies of Charity.) If you hav any questions, please call Jean Wilkinson at (513) 498-5085. Thank you!
Needed items include:
St. Gertrude Church will participate in the 40 Days for Life campaign on Wednesday, October 13, at Planned Parenthood (2314 Auburn Avenue, Cincinnati) from 7:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. Sign up after Mass on October 9 or 10 to participate. If you have questions, please contact Debbie Graham at (513) 984-4766 or (513) 703-5252.
One of the strengths of 40 Days for Life is its simplicity—it’s made up of just three key components:
If you would like to get involved beyond St. Gertrude Church and need more information please contact Mary Clark at (513) 791-4039 or (513) 365-2606 or email@example.com
All active and retired police, fire, and emergency responders in the Archdiocese of Cincinnati (and their families) are invited to attend the 17th Annual Blue Mass Celebration at the Cathedral Basilica of St. Peter in Chains on Sunday, September 26, 2021, at 11:00 a.m. Police chaplain, Father Steve Angi, will be the celebrant.
Later this month, CatholicVote (a nonprofit organization on a mission to inspire every Catholic in America to live out the truths of our faith in public life) is launching EDIFY, a new comprehensive digital learning platform designed to deliver answers to tough questions through brief and engaging 5-minute videos featuring experts from across the country. And it's all grounded in the teachings of the Catholic Church.
To help spread the news about EDIFY to every Catholic in America, CatholicVote (CV) created a little competition: The top parish, school, or Catholic organization with the highest number of new EDIFY subscribers wins a $10,000 grant, made possible by CV's generous supporters.
Sponsored every year by the Seeker Kids in memory of their parents, Jerry and Shirley Seeger, our 2021 Golf Ball Drop took place on Saturday, August 21, at our parish picnic—and it was a huge success!
On September 11 and 12, 2021, the Ladies of Charity will be collecting at the white van in the parking lot before and after all Masses, except 6:00 p.m. The collection will benefit Bethany House, an agency which empowers homeless and at-risk families with solutions to achieve housing stability and long-term self-sufficiency. Their immediate needs include household items to fill the Exit Basket each family receives as they start a new life in more stable housing. Here is a full list of items:
Thanks to the initiative and generosity of one of our parishioners, the entire parish had the opportunity to participate in the Napa Institute’s 2021 Virtual Summer Conference, July 22-24, for free. This three-day inspiring event featured on-demand videos and livestreamed thought-provoking talks from Curtis Martin, Chris Stefanik, Fr. Robert Spitzer, S.J., and other great Catholic speakers of our generation.
Even though the live events are over, you can still access the video content—for free. Read more for instructions on how to set up your own login on the Napa Institute website and start viewing the live streamed talks today. (Video content will only be available until October 11, 2021.
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