FESTIVAL - SATURDAY, JULY 29TH
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100TH ANNIVERSARY OF FATIMA APPARITIONS CELEBRATED IN OHIO - NEWS RELEASE

RUSSELL’S POINT, Ohio, April 10, 2017 - The American Society of Ephesus, Inc. announces the following schedule of events to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the apparitions of the Blessed Virgin Mary at Fatima, Portugal in 1917. These events will be held May 13 - Oct. 14 at the Our Lady of Fatima Shrine overlooking Indian Lake at 261 Chase Ave., Russell’s Point, Ohio 43348 (unless otherwise noted). The public is invited.
Photo links: http://ase-gbqfoundation.org/shrines/
Sat., May 13th: 7:15 p.m., Marian Procession. Following the 6:00 p.m. mass, join the members of St. Mary’s of the Woods Catholic Church, 464 Madison Ave., Russell’s Point, Ohio 43348 and Rev. Shawn R. Landenwitch to process from the church to the Shrine of Our Lady of Fatima on the same date that Pope Francis will be appearing in Fatima to celebrate the first of the six apparitions of the Blessed Mother on May 13, 1917. A reciting of the Holy Rosary will follow at the Shrine.
Tues., June 13th: 6 p.m., Stations of the Cross. Rev. Shawn R. Landenwitch will lead the stations around the west side of the property at the Shrine of Our Lady of Fatima on the 100th Anniversary of her second appearance to the children in Portugal.
Thurs., July 13th: 6 p.m., The Holy Rosary. Join us as we pray the Rosary around the Shrine of Our Lady of Fatima on the 100th Anniversary of her third appearance to the children in Portugal. Bring your own rosary!
Fri., Aug. 18th: 7 p.m., Noted Catholic author and scholar Dr. Scott Hahn will present the talk: “Silent Knight, Holy Knight: St. Joseph for Our Times.” This event will be held at the Winner Harvest Barn, 7317 State Route 47 West, DeGraff, Ohio 43318. Advance tickets must be purchased at St. Mary’s of the Woods Catholic Church, 464 Madison Ave., Russell’s Point, Ohio 43348 ($10 per adult). Children are free, but must have a ticket. No tickets at the door. Dr. Hahn will do a book signing afterwards. Seating limited to 700 persons. On-site parking is free.
Sat., Aug. 19th: 10 a.m., Dr. Scott Hahn will present a talk on “Fatima and the Holy Family.” This will be an outdoor event at the Our Lady of Fatima Shrine on the 100th Anniversary of Mary’s fourth appearance at Fatima. Advance tickets must be purchased at St. Mary’s of the Woods Catholic Church, 464 Madison Ave., Russell’s Point, Ohio 43348 ($10 adult). Free parking at the church, with shuttles starting at 8:30 a.m. Children are free, but must have a ticket. Dr. Hahn will do a book signing afterwards. Seating limited to 250 persons. No admittance without a ticket. No tickets at the door.
Sat., Aug. 19th: 6 p.m., The annual Feast of the Assumption Mass at the Our Lady of Fatima Shrine, celebrated by the Most Reverend Joseph R. Binzer, Auxiliary Bishop of the Archdiocese of Cincinnati. Free parking at the St. Mary’s of the Woods Catholic Church, 464 Madison Ave., Russell’s Point, Ohio 43348, with shuttles starting at 4:30 p.m. Seating limited to 350 persons. No tickets required and no charge.
Sat., Sept. 16th: 7 p.m., Christian Concert. Join us to hear live music by a local Christian performing artist in an outdoor concert by the water at the Our Lady of Fatima Shrine. Free parking at St. Mary’s of the Woods Catholic Church, 464 Madison Ave., Russell’s Point, Ohio 43348, with shuttles starting at 5:30 p.m. Bring your own blanket, lawn chair and picnic basket!
Sat., Oct. 14th: 11 a.m., Eucharistic Procession led by Rev. Shawn R. Landenwitch from St. Mary’s of the Woods Catholic Church, 464 Madison Ave., Russell’s Point, Ohio 43348 to the Our Lady of Fatima Shrine, followed by a cookout with family games and entertainment on the grounds of the Shrine.

For more information, visit www.ase-gbqfoundation.org or call St. Mary’s of the Woods Catholic Church at (937) 843-3127. Tickets by email can be obtained through: office@saintmaryofthewoods.com.
The American Society of Ephesus, Inc. (George B. Quatman Foundation) is a non-profit private foundation formed in 1955 and based in Lima, Ohio whose mission is to promote a greater realization and appreciation of the teachings and wonders of God; to preserve and erect religious shrines; and to restore and preserve the burial grounds of outstanding religious leaders. To find out more, please visit www.ase-gbqfoundation.org.
Our Lady of Fatima Shrine at Russell’s Point, Ohio is one of the tallest statues of the Virgin Mary in the U.S. Dedicated in August 1964, the 43’ tall monument, also known as Our Lady of the Lake, includes a 19’-6” fiberglass statue of Our Lady of Fatima on a concrete pedestal. It is located at St. Mary’s Point, 261 Chase Ave., Russell’s Point, OH.

 
 

 


Logan County Catholic Youth 2017

June 11th: “Meet & Greet” for the Logan County Catholic Youth that will be traveling to Franciscan University next weekend for a special Youth Conference. These youth are from both SMOW and St. Pats. We ask for the prayers and support of our parishioner for a blessed weekend for this youth group.


Logan County Catholic Youth 2017