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Class Cancellation Due to Bad Weather
If we need to cancel a Confirmation class or a Parish School of Religion (PSR) class because of bad weather or some unforeseen reason, we will post it on School Closings on Channels 3, 5, and 8 by 7:00 AM on Saturday and 4:00 PM on Wednesday. We will also publish it on the parish Facebook page:  Our Lady of Lourdes Church

Sweets for the Sweet:
The Altar and Rosary Society will be sponsoring their annual Malley’s candy sale just in time for Valentine’s Day. Candy will be available after each Mass. 

Lent 2020
On Ash Wednesday and Good Friday, all Catholics between the ages of 18 and 59 are asked to fast and to abstain from eating meat. Fasting is defined as one full meal and two smaller meals for the day. On all Fridays of Lent, all who have reached their 14th birthday are asked to abstain from eating meat.
Ash Wednesday-February 26
     12:00 Noon: Mass with Distribution of Ashes
       5:00 PM:  Mass with Distribution of Ashes 
       7:00 PM  Mass with Distribution of Ashes (Spanish)
Friday’s during Lent
     6:30 PM: Stations of the Cross
     7:00 PM: Via Crucis (Spanish)
Confessions
     Saturdays  3:00-3:30 PM

PSR Parent First Communion Meeting-Saturday, February 29
There will be an important meeting for parents of children in the second year of formation for First Communion at 10:15 AM in the Church.

Pre-Baptism Class-Sunday, March 1
The class will take place at 1:00 PM at Holy Name. Please call 216-271-4242 to register.

Confession-Wednesday, March 11
Confessions in all parishes in the Diocese of Cleveland.

Communal Penance Service-Monday, March 16
St. John Nepomucene Parish 7:00 PM (Prayer service with individual confession.)

Old Palms
Please bring old palms to church in the next weeks. They will be burned for use on Ash Wednesday.

Annual Contributions Statements
Statements will be ready in January. If you would like your statement, complete the form in your packet of envelopes and put it in the collection or call Eileen at 216-641-2829.

Adult Sacramental Program
Adults needing sacramental preparation for Baptism, First Communion and/or Confirmation are invited to speak to Sister Charlotte to make arrangements for classes.

Flu Season
The season is here! If you do not feel well, or have been sick, please refrain from drinking from the communion cup.

Food Pantry
Thanks to all who donate non-perishables to the food pantry. We need canned fruit, soups, stews, bar soap, single serve crackers and cookies, pop tarts, and paper grocery bags. If interested in volunteering, call Monica at (216)281-1052

Contribution Envelopes
Do you have your box of contribution envelopes? Is the information on them correct? If you do not have envelopes or need to make changes, please contact Eileen in the office at 216-641-2829 as soon as possible.

ourladyoflourdes-cle.formed.org
Our parish is benefiting from an exciting initiative. All our our parishioners who wish can access a virtual on-line Catholic library called FORMED! Hundreds of videos, presentations, books and other materials are available for use here at the parish as well as in the homes of our parishioners. You can go the webpage: ourladyoflourdes-cle.formed.org to set up an account. The Diocese is paying the cost of the subscription for one year. All of our parishioners can access this resource for FREE. Let’s make sure we take advantage of it.

Thank-You:
Thank-you Fortuna Funeral Home and Bican Brothers Funeral Home for providing the beautiful 2019 calendars to our parish free of charge!

RICA and Adult Sacramental Preparation
If you or someone you know would like to become Catholic or learn more about the Catholic faith, please contact the parish office at 216.641.2829. Adults needing sacramental preparation for Baptism, First Communion, and/or Confirmation are invited to speak with Sr. Charlotte to make arrangements for classes.

2020 Mass Intentions
Please call the office at 216-641-2829 Monday through Thursday from 9:00 AM until 2:00 PM to schedule your Mass intentions for next year.

New Choir Members
New Members are always welcome! Share your talents!!! If you are interested in joining the choir, please see Wayne Slota.

Medworks
Partnering with MetroHealth and the City of Cleveland to offer No Charge medical services. Vaccines, exams, pharmacy and more. Call 216-201-9325 for information or visit medworksusa.org

Bulletin
Please note the weekly bulletin is furnished to the Parish without charge.  The advertisements that appear completely defray all publishing costs that the parish would otherwise be burdened.  Please patronize these sponsors as a thank you for their kind generosity.

See Calendar page for a complete listing of upcoming events