We, the Church of the Beloved Disciple, are called by our Baptism to worship God through liturgy and the sacraments to serve others by ministering to the community and to actively spread the Gospel.
- Church of the Beloved Disciple Mission Statement
- 1310 S Center St. Ext., Grove City, PA 16127 Phone: (724) 748-6700
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Prayer Opportunities On Line: Rosary will be from 6:30 pm until 7:00 pm. Right after Rosary, Evening Prayer will be said from 7:05 until 7:30 pm each Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday. Please join us.
During the week of June 20 to 24, Rosary and Evening Prayer will not be scheduled.
CBD Rosary/Evening Prayer
June 28 at 6:30 pm
June 29 at 6:30 pm
June 30 at 6:30 pm
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Meeting ID: 893 5587 9232 Passcode: 109031
Eucharistic Revival: On June 19th, diocese across the nation will begin a three-year “Eucharistic Revival”. Throughout the diocese, specific churches will be having adoration followed by a procession and benediction. Notre Dame Church, in Hermitage, will begin adoration around 11:50 and the procession will begin at 1:00 PM. Other parishes in the diocese participating in this event are St. Peter Cathedral/ Erie, St. Bernard Church/Bradford, and St. Catherine of Siena/ Dubois. Adoration will begin after the last Mass on Sunday. “We believe He is truly present...” by Bishop Lawrence Persico.
Visiting the National Shrine of St. Elizabeth Seton: On July 20th and 21st we are planning to drive to Emmitsburg, MD to tour and visit the National Shrine of St. Elizabeth Seton. If you are interested in going and possibly share the drive with another member of our parish, please contact Deacon Owen in the Parish (724-748-6700, ext. 110) for details of the trip.
Parish Book Club Summer News: Like last summer, there are three books selected to read. Read one or two or all three. Or read another book and we will discuss your book and those selected next September when we meet. The books selected are listed below. If you have any question, please contact Deacon Owen in the Parish Office. Enjoy reading this summer. See you in September.
Louis L'Amour's Tucker, Kerry Fisher's The Silent Wife, Philip Warren's IRINA
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday at 8 am
Thursday at 6 pm
First Saturdays at 8 am
Saturday at 4:30 pm
Sunday at 8:00 am and 11:00 am
Saturday at 3:30 pm
Fridays before first Saturdays after the 8 am Mass
Otherwise, please call the office for an appointment with the pastor or the appropriate staff member, or with any questions or needs.
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We Share Online Giving
Coming in July
Beloved Disciple is pleased to announce the introduction of a new electronic option for making regular offerings. Contributions can now be debited automatically from checking or savings accounts or from a credit card. Our new electronic giving program through VANCO Payment Solutions offers convenience for you and provides much-needed donation consistency for our congregation. This will replace our We Share online giving platform. We know many of you already donate online, and we are sorry for the inconvenience of having to change, but Vanco offer a more affordable donation option. Thank you for your continued support. An authorization form and a "Frequently Asked Questions" flyer are available from the church office.
June 18th – June 24th marks the start of the PA/OHGives for BeLoved Mercy Ministries. This is a wonderful opportunity to help us assist those in need. This year we have been helping a young family who lost a loved one from COVID-19. The emotional stress has been overwhelming. If you are Interested in donating you can go to: https://www.paohgives.org/donate
during the above mentioned dates only. This would be a credit card payment. If you prefer mailing your check, make it out to the Community Foundation and mail to 7 West State Street, Sharon, PA 16146. Please write BeLoved Mercy Ministries in the memo box. Please contact Victoria Wagner if you have any questions.
Father David's Archive Letters
Living In Faith Together (LIFT) Information
“One Sacred Community” by Mary Southard, CSJ, courtesy of www.MinistryOfTheArts.org
Living In Faith Together (LIFT)
Theme: The Creed — I Believe in God
Faith Formation News: As most of you have heard, Faith Formation throughout the diocese will be changing. After much conversation, Confirmation will now take place in ninth grade. Starting in September students in grades 10 and 11 will be confirmed together. The biggest change will be in grades 6-8, starting in September 2023. The Edge Program will move us from the traditional classroom to a discipleship model. It will combine small groups, service opportunities, and worship experiences. Look for more information later this summer. If you are interested in watching a Zoom session the password is: h$u!p%2A You can also go the diocesan website for more information and videos: https://www.eriercd.org/faithformation/ffprocess.html. Contact Victoria Wagner to answer any questions, 724-748-6700, ext. 116.
Call to Action
“My heart is broken over the massacre at the primary school in Texas. I pray for the children and adults killed, and for their families. It is time to say “no more” to the indiscriminate trafficking of weapons. Let us all strive to ensure that such tragedies can never happen again.”
- Pope Francis (May 25, 2022)
As the Senate nears a final negotiated bill on gun violence, your voice is needed! Please take a moment to encourage your elected officials to take steps to prevent additional mass shootings. If you have been directly impacted by gun violence, we invite you to consider including your personal story in your message.
Read the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops’ letter to Congress on gun violence.
VBS IS BACK!!!!
Dig into vacation Bible school! Bible stories, games, crafts, snacks, and other activities will help us dig deeper to reveal the treasures in Jesus’ parables. Children ages 4 and 5 are invited to participate in the Early Childhood component, while children in grades Kindergarten – 6th Grade have their own Bible school. Join us for VBS - JUNE 20TH THRU JUNE 24TH!!!!
If you would like to be a volunteer at VBS, please contact Angie Felicetty at (724) 748-6700. We need lots of help!!!!
We will be gathering on June 19th following the 11:00am Mass to decorate the church for VBS. Lunch will be provided. Many hands make light work!
Reminder VBS starts Monday, June 20th — its not too late to register!
- Community Blood Drive at the Knights of Columbus Hall Monday, June 27, 1pm -7pm
- Please consider donating some time this Spring to help clean up the Parish Cemetery. Contact Deacon Owen in the Parish Office (ext. 110). Many hands make the Lord's work light. Once we have enough parishioners we will plan a work date and time. Thanks in advance for your consideration.
- The Kindred Spirit Thursday Morning Bible Study resumes meeting on May 5 at 10 am in the Schleigh Library. PLEASE COME AND JOIN US. (Please enter through the Faith Formation Entrance.)
- The Legion of Mary meets in the library every Monday at 7:00 pm. A number of us meet every Tuesday at 6:00 pm to pray the rosary.
Please pray for our parishioners who have gone to be with the Lord...
- George L. Tucci, born January 3, 1927, died June 20, 2022
- Tony Guarnieri, born February 21, 1925, died June 4, 2022
- John Michael Wenzel, born February 18, 1942, died March 31, 2022
- Joy Reznor Gallagher, born October 21, 1931, died March 20, 2022
- Robert L. Herndon, born October 18, 1936, died January 4, 2022
- Mary Lou Leigh, born October 23, 1954, died December 11, 2021
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New to our Community? Join our Parish!
Welcome to our parish! Please contact the parish office for an appointment to register or print a copy of the Parish Registration Form to fill out at home. You can mail or deliver your completed form or place it in the collection basket. If your printer permits, you may print it on both sides of the paper. We hope you will become a part of our parish family!
For all Sacraments: Baptism, Eucharist, Confirmation, Penance, Marriage and Holy Orders, or the Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults (RCIA), please call the parish office for information and assistance.
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