January 22 – A Day of Prayer for the Legal Protection of Unborn Children
The General Instruction of the Roman Missal (GIRM), no. 373, affirms that “In all the Dioceses of the United States of America, January 22 (or January 23, when January 22 falls on a Sunday) shall be observed as a particular day of prayer for the full restoration of the legal guarantee of the right to life and of penance for violations to the dignity of the human person committed through acts of abortion.” Click Here for more information about advancing a holy Culture of LIFE against the worldly culture of death. Also this year’s March For Life.
Evidence of a Soul from Medical Studies
January 23 (Wednesday)
6:30-8PM – Holy Family Room
Feb. 2nd – This is a father/son event!
Talks will include:
– A special address from Bishop Perez
– National Speaker Chris Padgett
– More than half a dozen other prominent local speakers
It’s not all talk! The conference also includes;
– Mass (5pm, counts for Sunday) and opportunity for reconciliation
– Meals; continental breakfast, executive sandwich-wrap lunch, Texas BBQ and Pizza social after Mass.
– Sports; basketball (3 point contest and team tournament), corn hole (open and team tournament)
– Activities; RC car challenge, Kahoot, origami
This is a unique first-time event designed to educate, stimulate conversations between parents and their teen boys, advance relationships and deepen faith. If you have two high school boys then you have twice the reasons to attend!
The young men choose to attend three of these incredible sessions;
Science and Religion – “God or Unicorn?”
Dating and Relating – “What is a Woman?”
Theology of the Body – “Human Love in the Divine Plan”
Culture and You – “How to be Catholic in this World”
Career Discernment – “Figuring Out My Life”
Overcoming Challenges – “Stress and a Sense of Self”
Answering the Call
St. Matthew Parish – 3rd Annual Men’s Conference is Saturday, Feb. 9, 2019 from 8:30am to 3:20pm in the Father Silva Center (2603 Benton Ave., Akron 44312). Continental Breakfast and Lunch included. Join us for inspiring talks, table discussion, Eucharistic Adoration and Confession. Open to men 18 & up: admission is $10; register at 330-733-9944. Men’s Conference Flyer
Parent & Child Dinner
February 19th at 6:00PM in our Holy Family Room.
Hosted by our Holy Name Society, this dinner and entertainment features Condrad J. Storad: the author or editor of over 50 science and nature books for young readers. PLUS: each child will receive a FREE Book and all-they-can-eat dinner! Click HERE to sign up!
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