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Stewardship (Giving)

Sharing Van - Mary Magdalen House

On May 6-7, the Ladies of Charity will be collecting for the Mary Magdalen House in Over the Rhine. The center provides bathrooms and shower facilities for the homeless to clean up, use the telephone and launder one set of clothing. They do not provide meals.

The Mary Magdalen House has special needs for the following items in addition to cash donations:

- NEED BROWN PAPER GROCERY BAGS to hold client’s clothes.

Familia For Mothers - Information Session


Are you looking for a way to share ideas with other moms on how to raise faith-filled children and strengthen your marriage? A new Familia group is being formed for Fall 2017! We meet twice per month in the morning from September through May to reflect on the Gospel, Catechism and Pope JPII’s writings as they apply to us as wives and mothers. Please join us for an information session on Thursday, May 4, from 9:30-10:30am in the Parish Center.

An Easter Gift to St. Gertrude Parish

The Knights of Columbus has made available to the parish a series of booklets from the order’s Building the Domestic Church initiative. This resource is aimed at helping families to live out the Church’s mission and vision for parenting, fatherhood, and family prayer life. It includes 15 different topics with essays by prominent religious as well as two of St. John Paul II’s famous messages for the family!

5K Run to Remember - Festival 2017

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Course: A 3.1 mile loop beginning at St. Gertrude in Madeira, through Indian Hill neighborhoods, and returning to St. Gertrude.

Sharing Van - Hope Emergency Center

Ladies of Charity Sharing Van: April 1-2

The Ladies of Charity will be collecting at the white van in the parking lot the weekend of April 1-2. We will be collecting before and after all Masses, except 6:00pm. The collection benefits HOPE EMERGENCY CENTER, an agency in Lynchburg, Ohio that provides assistance to the poor in Adams, Brown, Highland and surrounding counties. The people that the Center serves are struggling to make ends meet. Your donations are so very much appreciated.

Lent by Candlelight

A lovely evening of fellowship and reflection for adult women of faith featuring Catholic Best Selling authors Michele Faehnle and Emily Jaminet. Come and experience a beautiful evening of peace, preparation, rest and reflection based on the theme of "Our friend Faustina, Lessons of Mercy for a Woman's Life."

Hearing, Diabetes and Blood Pressure - March 26th

St. Gertrude Parish Health Ministry is offering blood pressure, diabetes and hearing screenings on Sunday, March 26, after the 8:00, 9:30 and 11:00am Masses in the Parish Center. Thanks to Bower Hearing Centers for performing the hearing screening and Collier Nursing Services helping with the diabetes screening. For the most accurate blood glucose screening, fasting for eight hours is recommended. For questions, please contact Victoria Sain at 330-858-1436 or email vrsain@mercy.com.

Journey Through Lent (and Motherhood) with Mary

The talk was given on March 1, 2017, at St. Xavier High School for their Mothers' Lenten Day of Recollection. Anne Collins was asked to speak because of her background on Marian Consecration and having lead hundreds of people through St. Louis de Montfort's spiritual classic, "True Devotion to Mary," for 10 years.

Sharing Van - Mother of Christ Food Pantry

Ladies of Charity Sharing Van - March 4-5

The Sharing Van (the white van in the parking lot) will be collecting for Mother of Christ Food Pantry which serves the poor in St. Bernard-Winton Terrace area. Mother of Christ Food Pantry provides food and personal care items to needy families. The people that the Center serves are struggling to make ends meet. Your donations are so very appreciated!

In addition to all nonperishable food items, the pantry has special needs for toilet paper, paper towels, and cleansers like Pine-Sol, toothpaste, toothbrushes, deodorant, soap, detergent and feminine products. Donations of cash or check are also welcome.

Please call Jean Wilkinson at 498-5085 with any questions about Mother of Christ Food Pantry or Ladies of Charity. Thank you so much for your help!