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1 MEMBER OF ST. LUKE DEANERY ST. LOUIS PARISH, CUSTAR BROTHER PARISH WITH ST. PATRICK, PROVIDENCE Defiance Pike P.O. Box 125 Custar, OH Fr. Walter Tuscano, SAC Pastor Parish Office: St. Patrick Rectory: St. Patrick Parish Office: Fax: Follow us on Facebook Find us on Pinterest Parish Office Hours: Mon., Wed., Thurs. 10 a.m. 2 p.m. Parish Staff: Pastor - Fr. Walter Tuscano, SAC Parish Secretary Linda Boyle Bookkeeper - Sue Stokes Parish Nurse - Joyce Walker, R.N. Music Coordinator- Jennifer Tussing Finance - Dennis Schwab Pastoral Council-Joyce Walker (Secretary) Cemetery Board Robert Boyle (President) School Advisory - Katie Mahlman Altar Rosary Society - Julie Lause ( ) Mission Coordinator - Mary Jane Flowers Religious Education & Youth Group Facilitators - Luann Flowers & Joyce Walker Prayer Hotline Dianne Hoile ( ) Established 1864 Mission: We, the members of St. Louis Catholic Church, come together under the guidance of the Holy Spirit, to promote the mission of Jesus Christ. We encourage and support the development of the sacramental life of each member in our communities through liturgical, education, social and service activities. The stewardship of our time, our talents and our treasures expresses the continuous accountability to God and the shared responsibility to each other, to our communities and to the world. St. Louis School Established Defiance Pike P.O. Box 125 Custar, OH Find us on Facebook! School Staff: Superintendent- Fr. Walter Tuscano Principal- Jennifer Tussing Secretary-Kim Bonner Custodian- Tim Schroeder

2 Snow Emergencies In case of level 3 snow emergency we will cancel all events scheduled at the church and the school. February School Mass 02/19/2020 9:15 a.m. Wednesday Preschool Registration Registered members of St. Louis Parish and St. Louis Staff will have the opportunity to enroll their child(ren) for the upcoming school year February 1 through February 14. Please call the school office for more information Religious Education Please remember in your prayers our three students, Meric Herge, Merryn Lowery, and Elizabeth Tussing, as they continue preparing for their Confirmation, March 8 th, at the Holy Rosary Cathedral at 3:00 pm. Religious Education and CCD Religion classes with continue after Mass on Sunday mornings. Knights of Columbus Our monthly Knights of Columbus meetings are scheduled for the First Tuesday of every month.. Office Hours Monday, Wednesday, & Thursday 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Closed on Feb. 17 Mass Attendance February 08 & 09 9:30 a.m. 159 Parish Stewardship Offering Envelopes $ Loose $ Fuel $ School Fund $ Latin America $ Scriptures for February 16, 2020 Sirach 15: Corinthians 2:6-10 Matthew 5:17-37 or 5:20-22a 27-28, 33-34a, 37 Please keep in your prayers Ron Trumbull, Kay Pickens, Herman Wensink, Oliver John Wilhelm, Brenda Cavanaugh Spence, Dan Smith, Fiona Bartley, Tricia Gerken, Sr. Joyce Hoile, Stefanie Rich, Wilma Kania, Dodi Tussing, Betty Wilhelm, Bob Boyer, Thomas Hermiller, Jim Flowers, Breckin Maas, Paisley Dec, (granddaughter of Ron Kempf:, Isabella Sweeney, Erika Reimer, Rachel Goris, Josh Vandergriff, Roger Wilhelm Please Note: If you know of someone that needs to be on this list or needs to be removed please contact the office. I like to keep it current. ( ) A Family Perspective Today s gospel challenges us to be a light to our family. Parents shine their guiding light, not in front but behind them, inviting their children to follow their good deeds Toledo Theology on Tap! Join the Culture Project for Theology on Tap at Grumpy Dave s Pub, 104 S. Main St. in Bowling Green on Mon, Feb. 10 at 6:30 pm 9:30 pm as we dive into St. John Paul II s Theology of the Body. Baked Steak and Chicken Dinner Please join us, Saturday February 29, 4:30-7:00 p.m. for our Baked Steak & Chicken dinner. You know you love the homemade noodles, potatoes & gravy, corn/green beans, candy applesauce, coleslaw, cucumber salad, rolls, drinks & homemade pies. All for a donation to St. Louis School Scholarship Fund. Please consider donating pies and helping for a few hours. Signup sheets will be available in the back of church. Bring your family & friends. See you soon!! We will be having a 4:30 pm Mass. Please join us after Mass. Please join us after Mass for a delicious dinner!! Reverse Raffle and Silent Auction Come join us in honoring our Everyday Heroes at our 12 th annual Reverse Raffle and Silent Auction. It will be a night celebrating all those in our community who enrich our lives by their caring and compassionate ways. It will be held, Saturday, March 21, 2020 at Nazareth Hall in Grand Rapids, OH. We are happy to welcome back Steve Powell as our emcee for the evening! Tickets will go on sale beginning Sunday, January 26. The cost is $50 per ticket, which includes a sit-

3 down dinner. The menu is Garden Salad, Chicken Cordon Bleu, Roasted Garlic Mashers, Buttered Green Beans, Roll, Triple Chocolate Cake or New York Style Cheesecake. Additional dinner tickets are also available for $25. Winners need not be present to win cash prizes. You must be at least 21 years old to attend. We will be having a Silent and Live Auction throughout the evening. Donations are now being accepted. You are welcome to drop them off at the school or rectory office, or by contacting Jennie Tussing, Luann Flowers, Katie Mahlman or Cathy Hanna. We are looking forward to a night of celebration! Reverse Raffle Update.Ticket sales are going wonderful! As of this printing, 120 tickets have been sold! Tickets are available after Mass or by calling the school or rectory office. There are only 80 left to sell! If you are interested in donating items for the silent or live auction, you may contact Katie Mahlman, Cathy Hanna, Luann Flowers or Jennie Tussing. You may bring the to the school or rectory office. Thank you! TV Mass for Homebound WNWO Ch 24. At 6:30 a.m., & WTVG Ch at 8:30 a.m. For the faithful at home or in healthcare settings Listen to Mass on Annunciation Radio Listen to the Sunday Mass from EWTN on Annunciation Radio each Sunday at 8 a.m. Tune in st WNOC 89.7 FM in the Toledo area. You can listen live online at Annunciation Radio, a listener-supported station, has Faith with Frequency! St. Louis Parish on Social Media Like St. Louis Parish, Custar on Facebook! Share pins with St. Louis Parish, Custar on Pinterest! Follow stlouisparishcustar on Instagram! Watch videos on YouTube, St. Louis Parish! The St. Louis Parish website is updated regularly. Find resources. Bookmark for convenient access. Night of Healing, Tuesday, Feb. 18, :00 8:30 pm. Worship-Word-Healing-Adoration-Witness- Reconciliation St. Jerome Church, 300 Warner St. Walbridge, OH Fr. Anthony Coci & Fr. Tom Oedy. Group healing and personal prayer teams. For more info, visit website: Jan-May nd Tuesday of month (except Feb. - it is the 18, because of a parish mission) Feb. 18 Mar. 10 Apr. 14 May 12 Graceful Living Magazine The second issue of Graceful Living, the Diocese of Toledo s magazine, will be here soon!! You may receive it in your mailbox at home. If not, you can get a copy from the table in the Narthex in the first two weeks of February! Can t wait? You can see the magazine online now! Visit Sisters of Notre Dame Retreat Are you a young adult who is looking for some peace and quiet? Some vacation time with Jesus? The Sisters of Notre Dame invite young adults (women and men) to step away from their regular schedule to spend some time in the quiet of their hearts! Lial Renewal Center, in Whitehouse, OH, has 10 spots available for 1, 2, or all 3 nights between March 12-15, Retreatants will have the opportunity for personal prayer, adoration, journaling, optional spiritual direction and time to enjoy the 94 acres of wooded walking trails and outdoor space! Please contact Sister Jenny Zimmerman, SND at for more information or to reserve your spot! Suggested donation of $20/night. Thought for today Give thanks to the Lord, for he is good; his love endures forever Let us give thanks to the Lord for His unfailing love and His wondrous deeds for men. Amen


5 MASS SCHEDULE Sun. Feb. 16 St. Louis 9:30 a.m. Mon. Feb. 17 St. Louis No Mass Emil & Dolores Goris, Francis & Rosella Flowers, Richard Wensink, Living & deceased of the James Feehan Family & deceased of the Albert & Jean Wilhelm Family Tues. Feb. 18 St. Patrick No Mass Wed. Feb. 19 St. Louis 9:15 a.m. School Mass- Alivia Juliana Thur. Feb. 20 St. Patrick 8:00 a.m. Sat. Feb. 22 St. Patrick 4:30 p.m. Sun. Feb. 23 St. Patrick 7:30 & 11:30 a.m. Sun. Feb. 23 St. Louis 9:30 a.m. Linda & Heidi Wilhelm, Robert Maas, Jim Crouch, Dan & Sybil Knoble, Linda Kramp, Mary Lue Stein LITURGICAL MINISTERS February 23, 2020 Ministers of Holy Communion Lector Sun: Vivien Schwab, Amanda Seedorf, Jeanette Stein, Rick Stokes, Audra Tolles Sun.: Diane Wensink Servers Offertory Hospitality Sun: Brian Tussing, Wyatt Wilhelm, Anna Prichard Sun.: Bob & Linda Boyle Sun: John Wagner, Stanley Wilhelm, Joe Bechstein, Mark DeSmith UPCOMING EVENTS Feb. 29, 2020 Have a Great Week! Religious Ed & CCD after Mass DONUTS Bake Steak & Chicken Dinner 4:30-6:30 with MASS AT 4:30