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Salesian Spirituality Morning

by Gesu Parish Toledo on 04/19/16

Join us for our third Salesian Spirituality Morning with award winning author, Brother Mickey McGrath, OSFS.


Saturday, April 23, 2016
9 - 11:30am
Gesu Sullivan Center

Brother McGrath will speak to us about St John XXIII, Pope Francis and St Francis de Sales in art and story. For more details, see our flyer on the minisrty page of this website. The talk is free and all are welcome. A good will offering will be accepted. We hope to see you there!

Help for Opiod/Herion addiction

by Gesu Parish Toledo on 04/19/16

It is estimated that more than 10,000 people are suffering from herion and other opiate addictions in Lucas County. The Lucas County Sheriff's Office is working with the Diocese of Toledo to help those affected by this epidemic. If you or a loved one needs help, please call 419 213 6582 to speak with a representative of the Drug Abuse Response Team (DART).

First Eucharist Date Reminders

by Gesu Parish Toledo on 04/19/16

First Eucaharist Rehearsal
April 27, 2016
6:30 - 7:30pm in the Church
Parents do not need to stay
Please bring your child's finished banner to regearsal

First Eucharist
May 1, 2016
11:30 Mass

Used Book and Uniform Sale

by Gesu Parish Toledo on 04/19/16

Our annual used book and uniform sale is May 16 and 17. If you have any books or Gesu school uniforms to donate, please take them to the school office or leave them in the back of Church. Thank you, for your donations!

If you wish to help with the sale, contact Michelle Bissel at michellebissel@hotmail.com   or 419 578 9139.

St Patrick's Dinner

by Gesu Parish Toledo on 02/17/16

Gesu's annual St Patrick's Dinner is Saturday, March 5 at 6pm in the Sullivan Center. Dinner, Live Music and the winner of the Windfall Raffle will be chosen! Tickets are $20 each and are on sale in the rectory and after each Mass. Get yours today.

Service Project at Helping Hands of St Louis

by Gesu Parish Toledo on 02/17/16

Sunday is our service project at Helping Hands of St Louis. If you were contacted as a volunteer, please be on time for your shift. Helping Hands is located at 443 6th St, Toledo, OH 43605. You may park in the volunteer lot on the side of the building or across the street. Entrance to the soup kitchen is the gray door at the bottom of the stairs between the two buildings.

\If you signed up to bring fruit or a dessert, please bring them to any Mass this weekend. Please use a disposable container.
If you have questions, you may contact Nicole Gelardi at hhfoodservice@bex.net.

St Patrick's Dinner

by Gesu Parish Toledo on 02/17/16

Gesu's annual St Patrick's Dinner is Saturday, March 5 at 6pm in the Sullivan Center. Dinner, Live Music and the winner of the Windfall Raffle will be chosen! Tickets are $20 each and are on sale in the rectory and after each Mass. Get yours today.

Gesu Windfall Raffle Tickets On Sale Now

by Gesu Parish Toledo on 02/17/16

Gesu Windfall Raffle Tickets
On sale in the rectory and after every Mass
$50 per Ticket
Chance to win $5,000
On Sale until March 5th!!

Feed Your Neighbor Weekend

by Gesu Parish Toledo on 02/17/16

This weekend is Feed Your Neighbor Weekend. Our food pantry is in need of spaghetti sauce, canned fruit, canned meat, and personal items such as shampoo and tooth paste. Cash donations are also very much appreciated. Thank you for your support of this important ministry.

Gesu School Open House

by Gesu Parish Toledo on 02/17/16

Gesu School Open House
Sunday, March 6
12pm - 2pm
All Are Welcome!

A Note About Fr Marty's Mother

by Gesu Parish Toledo on 02/04/16

Dear Parishioners,

We are sad to announce that Father Marty's Mom passed away peacefully yesterday afternoon surrounded by her family. Father Marty thanks everyone for their prayers and said that they have been a great comfort to him and his family. Arrangements for Mrs Lukas are as follows:
Carolyn Lukas
Funeral, Monday, Jan 8
Visitation 1-4pm
Funeral Mass 4pm
St Peter's Catholic Church
600 Center St
Lewiston, NY 14092
Reception Immediatly Following Mass
Private Burial

If you are planning to travel from Ohio for the funeral, please RSVP to Fr, Marty so that he may plan for the reception. mlosfs@aol.com  Please contine to pray for Mrs Lukas, Fr Marty and his family

Lenten Fish Fry's Begin, Volunteers Needed

by Gesu Parish Toledo on 02/04/16

Lenten Fish Frys
February 12, 19, 26
March 4, 11, 18
4:30 - 7pm
Adults $8, Seniors $5, Kids 12 and under $4

We are looking for volunteers to help serve food and take tickets from 4:15 - 7:15 and clean up from 7- 9. Call Dianna in the rectory to sign up!

First Friday Eucharistic Adoration

by Gesu Parish Toledo on 02/04/16

This Friday, Feb 5th, is the first friday of the month. There will be Eucharistic Adoration beginning after 7am Mass until 9pm. Everyone is welcome and encouraged to come and spend some quiet time in prayer with the Blesssed Sacrament.

Update: Capital Campaign Projects

by Gesu Parish Toledo on 02/04/16

Many of the projects funded by last year's capital campaign are under way. Our new altar and sanctuary furniture fabrication has been started, the HVAC upgrade for the Church is complete and bids are being accepted for painting and plastering in the rectory.

A final project will be a 3-phase restoration of the Church Organ. The organ will be out of commission for several weeks once phase 1 of the repair starts. Brian will be available after Mass this weekend to discuss the project. You are invited up to the Choir Loft after Mass to see the organ and learn more about this project.

50+ Club News

by Gesu Parish Toledo on 01/19/16

The next 50+ Club meeting will be February 4. Mass is at 11:00am. Father Marty will share stories of his pilgrimage to the Holy Land at the potluck lunch in the Sullivan Center.

Last names A-H please bring a salad, I-R a hot dish, S-Z a dessert. Call Ann Jozwiak (419 474 5147) or Marietta Kruse-Wells (419 536-7466) to rsvp.

Mercy Needed

by Gesu Parish Toledo on 01/19/16

There are many people who belong to Gesu Parish and cannot get out. Often we are not aware that you are not able join us for Sunday Mass. Please call Dianna at the office (419 531 1421) to tell us so that we can have someone visit or bring communion to you. Also, we would like to know if you are in the hosptal so that Father Marty can visit you.

Further...during this Year of Mercy, could you take on a merciful ministry? Perhaps you would like to visit or take communion to a shut-in? If this is something that you would consider, please call Dianna at the rectory or Margaret McCready (419 260 6170).

New Year's Mass Times at Gesu

by Gesu Parish Toledo on 12/30/15

New Year's Eve
Thursday, December 31, 4:00pm

New Year's Day
Friday, January 1, 10:00am

**Please Note: There is no 7:00am Mass on New Year's Eve or New Year's Day.
Happy New Year!

January Eucharistic Adoration

by Gesu Parish Toledo on 12/30/15

Due to the New Year's Holiday, Eucharistic Adoration for January will be held on Friday, January 8, 2016. Adoration will begin immediatly following the 7am Mass and continue until 9pm. Everyone is welcome to come in at any time to spend a few moments in prayer and quiet reflection with Our Lord in the Blessed Sacrament.

Christmas Mass Times at Gesu

by Gesu Parish Toledo on 12/16/15

Christmas Eve Mass
December 24th
4:00pm and 10:00pm (9:30 for Carols)

Christmas Day Mass
December 25th
10:00am

Feed Your Neighbor Weekend

by Gesu Parish Toledo on 12/16/15

This is Feed Your Neighbor Weekend. Our food pantry is in need of bagged noodles, canned meats and peanut butter and jelly. Cash donations are also appreciated. Thank you for supporting this ministry and helping the needy in our area.

Weekday

Monday-Friday
7:00 am

Saturday
8:00 am
Live + Jesus
The Lord's Day

Saturday 
4:00 pm (Vigil)

Sunday
 9:00 am & 11:30 am
2049 Parkside Boulevard
Toledo, Ohio 43607
419-531-1421 + Fax 419-531-0270 + www.gesutoledo.org
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Bulletin Deadline

Please note that all bulletin 
announcements are
 due in to the Rectory office on Monday's 
by 12 Noon of each week.  Please e-mail 
all requests to Dianna at 
dwalsh@gesutoledo.org



You Are Invited To Gesu's First-Friday Eucharistic Adoration

Join us each First Friday for a period of quiet, personal, spiritaual time before our Lord in the Blessed Sacrament.  We open Adoration following the 7am mass and close at 9pm.  If you can sign up for an hour or half-hour, we'd appreciate it since we never want our Lord to be alone.  If you can't manage a time slot, stop by anytime.
For more information or to sign up - Call Corinne - 
419-842-1604 

Gesu Underground 
Every Sunday 
7:30pm - 10pm

Each Sunday the Gesu Underground meets at 7:30pm in the Aviat Room (former scout room). 

Teens beginning high school in the fall are welcome (8th graders) through twelfth grade.

Questions or want regular updates on activities? Check out the Gesu Underground Facebook group or email Barb Gerken for more information 
bgerken@firstinsurancegrp
.com
Parents with questions or with a desire to help out can contact Barb at 
419-327-0608


Parish Registration 

Have you moved recently?
 Have you changed your phone number?
Have you turned 18? 

If this describes you then you’re invited to register or update your records at Gesu.  
Call Dianna at
 419-531-1421 or E-mail gesusecretary@bex.net 
to update information or request a new parishioner registration form​


To make a contribution using your MC or Visa,
Please call the office at 419-531-1421 between 
8 am​ and 4:30 pm 
Monday - Friday.


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