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Faith Formation & Religious Education

Parish Pastoral Associate                Administrative Assistant 
Ms. Lori Mascia                                     Miss Mary O'Neill
(440) 449-4242, extension 119           (440) 449-4242, extension 122
lmascia.stclare@att.net                       moneill.stclare@att.net

Click here to download a printable version of the July Calendar

Click here to download a printable version of the August Calendar

Saturday, July 31st, we celebrate Saint Ignatius Loyola, founder of the Jesuit Order, The Society of Jesus

Find out more here: https://www.franciscanmedia.org/saint-ignatius-of-loyola/ 

Click here for more on Ignatian spirituality: http://ignatianformation.org/spirituality/

Or watch the feature film Ignatius of Loyola https://watch.formed.org/ignatius-of-loyola-1 


FREE on FORMED for St. Clare parishioners.


Click here to join us for Parish Summer Events

Saturday, August 21st, 5:30-8pm: Cavatelli Dinner (see prices), BYOB, 50/50 Raffle & Sideboards

Have your child complete St Clare Church Scavenger Hunt & bring it for prizes!

Saint Clare Church Scavenger Hunt

Click here to download & print a copy of Saint Clare Church Scavenger Hunt 

Fully complete & bring it to our parish Cavatelli night on Saturday, August 21st, 5:30-8pm. The first 15 children or teens to turn one in with correct answers will receive a coupon for a FREE ice cream cone at Dairy Queen!

Congratulations to our 2nd & 3rd graders who received Jesus for the first time in the Eucharist! Please join us in praying for them; that they frequent the Sacraments and grow closer to Jesus each & every time they receive Him in the Eucharist. 


Bishops of Ohio lift Dispensation from the obligation to attend Mass on Sundays & holy days beginning June 5-6!


St Clare Protocol here: https://virteomdevcdn.blob.core.windows.net/site-saintclare-net/uploaded_media/saintclare_net/SC_Post_Pandemic_Protocol__1622665721.png

Celebrate with us in person Sat., 4:30pm, Sun., 8am, 10am or Noon 

Start preparing TODAY for SUNDAY!

Jesus said to them, “I am the bread of life; whoever comes to me will never hunger, and whoever believes in me will never thirst.

John 6:35 https://bible.usccb.org/bible/readings/080121.cfm 

Resources for this Sunday, 8/1 ~ Bread of Life ~ 18th Sunday of Ordinary Time

Click here for resources for Adults, families, teens & children

Resources for Families: Faith & Family. Read, Discuss, Act: This week collect & donate some food for your local food pantry. https://www.franciscanmedia.org/faith-and-family/faith-and-family-for-august-1-bread-of-life

Resources for Children:

Resources for Teens: “Project YM Live” Sunday 8:00pm https://projectym.com/live/

It is at this exact moment that our faith is most needed!  In John’s Gospel Jesus is portrayed as the “Bread of Life”. We encourage you to take time this week with Jesus in Adoration before the Blessed Sacrament; Weds., 9am-5pm in church or Mon.-Fri. 9am-4pm in the Adoration Chapel.

Saint Clare Church is so much more than a building, we are a community united in Christ Jesus. Fr. Klasinski, Fr. Cosgrove & I pray daily for you & your family, for God’s continued blessings & protection for your safety & well-being.

Pax et bonum! (peace & goodness)

Lori Mascia, Parish Pastoral Associate

Director of Faith Formation & Religious Education



The children at our Totally Catholic Vacation Bible School; Rocky Railway; Jesus’ Power Pulls Us Through earned spare change to donate to Catholic Relief Service (CRS) for drought-stricken families in Bolivia; enough to stock a community fish pond with fish and provide seeds & fertilizer 4 farming families. Trust Jesus!

The Year of the Family - Year of Saint Joseph

See: https://www.vaticannews.va/en/pope/news/2020-12/pope-francis-proclaims-year-of-st-joseph.html

Click here for downloadable FREE Year of Saint Joseph coloring page: https://yearofstjoseph.org/st-joseph-coloring-page/

For more on St. Joseph: https://www.franciscanmedia.org/saint-of-the-day/saint-joseph-husband-of-mary

Go To Saint Joseph Prayer: https://youtu.be/lw3RYDN7pD8 

For more resources, activity pages, prayers, videos, reflections: https://www.pflaumweeklies.com/honoring-saint-joseph-and-celebrating-the-family/#1611922710797-4f28ab67-2168

Watch: animated video; Lukas Storyteller: Saint Joseph Free on FORMED for Saint Clare parishioners https://watch.formed.org/videos/lukas-storyteller-saint-joseph

Watch: feature film; Joseph of Nazareth: The Story of the Man Closest to Christ Free on FORMED for Saint Clare parishioners (register under Saint Clare) https://watch.formed.org/videos/joseph-of-nazareth-the-story-of-the-man-closest-to-christ

Praying the Hail Mary Line by Line, by Pat Gohn, Editor Catechist Magazine:



Watch the feature film, Mary of Nazareth https://watch.formed.org/videos/mary-of-nazareth


Download the pdf: Marian Consecration for Little Souls by Dennis Girard from @CatholicFormed https://watch.formed.org/marian-consecration-for-little-souls-by-dennis-girard



Divine Mercy Novena: Pray for 9 days

Use pamphlet sent home with Unit 4 Resources of Click here for Divine Mercy Chaplet Novena Pamphlet

Click here to sign up for daily email reminders from Pray More Novenas


Pope Francis is inviting ALL Catholics across the world to deepen their appreciation, love & faithful witness to God and his Word. 

Click here for links to help you include The Word of God in your daily life. 


We are thankful for all those in Faith Formation.
May God continue to bless & protect you & your families!

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Saint Clare's catechetical team is praying for you!
Register NOW for 2020-2021
Elementary & Jr High PSR here:

For your convenience this year we are offering two choices for your children's faith formation: 

- In Person PSR Faith Formation, while we can safely do so with set up to go remote if needed. Click here for Guidelines for In Person PSR 

- Remote PSR Faith Formation; resources to be picked up 4 times during the year with weekly check ins online directed by a faith "coach" and within a remote faith community for your child.

Click here for Summer Registration Parent Letter.

 See Registration Forms and Calendars below.

9 months old-Kindergarten
Remote Community
Sunday School Handbook
Grades 1-6
Saturdays, 9-10:15am
Grades 7-8
Tuesday, 7:15-8:30pm

Volunteer Opportunity

Calling All Disciples!


2020-2021 Faith Formation Forms

2020-2021  Calendars

Elementary & Jr High PSR Registration Form

Guidelines for In Person PSR 

Pick Up Authorization Forms

Parent Child Remote Faith Formation Covenant

Sunday School & Nursery - Cancelled for 2020-2021

Adult Special Education - Cancelled for 2020-2021

Elementary In Person PSR Calendar

Elementary Remote PSR Calendar

Jr. High PSR Calendar

Pflaum Gospel Weeklies Unit Calendar

Faith Formation Calendar

Sunday School Calendar - Cancelled for 2020-2021

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