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Mass Schedule

Weekend Catholic Mass Schedule OUR LADY OF GRACE PARISH

SUNDAY MASSES*
 1st Sunday of the Month**
 Sat 4:30 PM Our Lady of Mercy Church
 Sun 9:00 AM Corpus Christi Church
 
2nd thru Last Sunday of the Month
Sat 4:30 PM Corpus Christi Church
Sun 9:00 AM Our Lady of Mercy Church


WEEKDAY MASSES
Tue. 8:30 AM Corpus Christi Church
Wed. 8:30 AM Our Lady of Mercy Church
 
*Except Patronal Feast Day Celebration weekends.  Watch for announcements.

** A Saturday Mass Falling on the last day of a month is considered a 1st Sunday Mass.

Weekend Catholic Mass Schedule REGIONAL MASS TIMES

Queen of Martyrs Parish
4134 Cedar Ridge Road
Dayton OH 45414 
Sunday Mass Sunday 11:00 AM
Weekday Mass Thursday     8:30 AM

For more information visit http://www.qmdayton.org

 

upcoming events

Wednesday, Sep 28th, 2022
Our Lady of Grace Adult Choir
Start: 6:00 PM    End: 7:15 PM

Sunday, Oct 2nd, 2022
Coffee Klatch
Start: 10:00 AM    End:

Tuesday, Oct 4th, 2022
Neighborhood Meal
Start: 4:00 PM    End: 5:00 PM

Tuesday, Oct 4th, 2022
Charismatic Prayer Group
Start: 9:30 AM    End:

Wednesday, Oct 5th, 2022
Neighborhood Meal
Start: 4:00 PM    End: 5:00 PM

 

Our Lady of Grace Parish Anniversary

Happy 8th Anniversary
Our Lady of Grace Parish - Corpus Christi + Our Lady of Mercy!
We've had a wonderful time together!
Thank you to all who've come along for the journey!

Our Lady of Grace Parish Leadership

PASTOR 

Fr. Francis Tandoh, C.S.Sp.


PAROCHIAL VICAR

Fr. Benoit Mukamba, C.S.Sp.


The Congregation of the Holy Spirit Province of the United States - (spiritans.org)

Interesting facts about the Spiritans in Dayton, the USA, and around the globe on "The Pastor's Desk".

Today's Reading - NAB at USCCB.org

Saint of the Day - AmericanCatholic.org

USCCB on Religious Liberty

Letter to the Faithful upon Overturning of Roe v. Wade

June 24, 2022

Dear brothers and sisters in Christ,

Today’s Supreme Court decision in Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization, which reverses the Roe v. Wade decision of 1973, is a welcome and potential watershed moment in the history of the United States. This decision means that states, including Ohio, now have the option to legally protect the most vulnerable of all human beings: babies in the womb.

The constant teaching of the Catholic Church is that human life begins at conception. God alone is the Author and Lord of life. Therefore, the intentional taking of innocent human life is intrinsically evil and must always be opposed. Modern science only strengthens the Church’s opposition to abortion, as advancements in genetics and prenatal imaging increasingly demonstrate that a unique human life begins at conception.

For the past 50 years, Catholics and other people of good will have peacefully prayed in front of abortion clinics, marched in Washington, D.C. and petitioned their lawmakers, hoping that the blessed day would come when communities would no longer be required by law to sanction the killing of innocent human beings in the womb. Equally important, we have assisted women in unexpected or crisis pregnancies with material resources and personal accompaniment, both during pregnancy and after their child is born. Expectant mothers can face many challenges, including lack of support from the father, financial strains, concerns about her own health and that of her child, and pressures from family and friends. Thank you to the pregnancy centers, Catholic Charities, St. Vincent de Paul conferences, Catholic healthcare systems and other wonderful pro-life ministries that have steadfastly walked with women in need, helping them navigate these difficult circumstances.

For a listing of the many resources available for women in unexpected or crisis pregnancies in the Archdiocese of Cincinnati, please go to https://catholicaoc.org/forlife.

Despite these efforts, more than 65 million innocent children have lost their lives to abortion in the United States since Roe v. Wade. This sad fact demonstrates the desperate need for conversion of hearts and minds to a culture of life in our country, one that respects the inherent dignity and sacredness of every human being from conception to natural death.

The reversal of Roe v. Wade will not by itself bring about this conversion, but prayer and a joyful outpouring of love and support for pregnant women, especially those most in need, will bring us closer. No woman should feel so alone, coerced or hopeless that she chooses to end her child’s life through abortion. I urge everyone in our archdiocese to both pray for and actively assist all expectant mothers. Together, let us redouble our commitment to caring for women, children and families so that abortion is not only illegal, but unthinkable.

            O Blessed Mother, you received the good news of the incarnation of Christ, your Son, with faith and trust. Grant your protection to all pregnant mothers facing difficulties.

            Guide us as we strive to make our parish communities places of welcome and assistance for mothers in need. Help us become instruments of God’s love and compassion.

            Mary, Mother of the Church, graciously help us to build a culture of life and a civilization of love, together with all people of good will, to the praise and glory of God, the Creator and lover of life. Amen.

Sincerely yours in Christ,

Most Reverend Dennis M. Schnurr

Archbishop of Cincinnati

U.S. Spiritans 150th Anniversary Prayer

BEACONS OF LIGHT

Beacons of Light Parish Families - Archdiocese of Cincinnati (catholicaoc.org)
After Noon on Sunday December 5th, click above to see the final Parish Family assignments on the Beacons of Light website.

The following links provide in-depth information from the Beacons of Light website:

Archdiocesan Holy Communion on the Tongue Guidelines

Holy Communion on the Tongue

Our Lady of Grace Parish - Our Lady of Mercy Church + Corpus Christi Church

SPIRITAN PARISHES IN DAYTON - OHIO

SPIRITAN PARISHES IN DAYTON - OHIO


The Spiritans began working in Ohio (Fr. Steurer in Troy, St Patrick's, 1872, and Fr. Ott in Piqua, St Boniface, with 5 mission stations, 1873) even before the arrival of their 1st Provincial (Fr. Strub in 1874).
- In 1928, they took over the ministry to the African Americans in Cincinnati (St. John the Baptist Church). That same year, the Archbishop asked them to take care of the growing African American Community in Dayton.
- Since then, the Spiritans have dedicated their ministry among African American Catholics and all who joined, and they still are continuing ministering among urban and rural parishes.
- At the moment they serve 5 churches in the Dayton area: Corpus Christi, Our Lady of Mercy (Our Lady of Grace Parish), Queen of Martyrs Parish, St. Benedict the Moor, and St. Mary, striving to be a light that shines to brighten the life of the people they serve in the Archdiocese of the Most Rev. Dennis Marion Schnurr.

https://youtu.be/NlkHvsYWU6I

220 West Siebenthaler Avenue
Dayton, Ohio 45405
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533 Odlin Avenue
Dayton, Ohio 45405
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