17 06, 2019

Ignatius Library

Categories: Faith Formation|

Visit the Ignatius Library in the Pastoral Center where you can browse over 550 titles. You will find material on Ignatian Spirituality, the Spiritual Exercises of St. Ignatius, Jesuit history, inspiring lives, writings by numerous Jesuit authors, prayer, sacraments, the Mass, lives of the saints, Jesus, Old and New Testament, Bibles, Catholicism, as well as [...]

17 06, 2019

GYF Lemonade Stands

Categories: Community Life|

What: Gesu Young Families Lemonade Stands- A simple and fun volunteer opportunity for young children. It involves about 20-25 minutes of your time and the kids love to help serve (and drink!) the lemonade!     When: Following all 4:30 pm, 8:00 am, 10:00 am and 11:30 am Masses on June 29 & 30; July 20 & [...]

17 06, 2019

Connect with God on Your Electronic Devices

Categories: Faith Formation|

Summertime – or anytime – is a good time to be aware of God in your life. Ignatian spirituality reminds us that God pursues us in the routines of our daily living. Check out these suggestions - most have apps.  Enjoy prayer and reflection at your fingertips! Jesuit Prayer 3-Minute Retreat Reimagining the Examen Pray-As-You-Go [...]

17 06, 2019

Gesu Early Childhood Programs – Register Now

Categories: Administration|

Please register now for the Gesu Early Childhood Programs Happy Together and TOPS (Time Out for Parents). Happy Together is a parent/child class on Monday mornings from 10:00-11:00 am. TOPS (Time Out for Parents) is a drop off class from 8:45-11:15 am for two and three year old children. Choose one day, Tuesday through Friday. [...]

1 06, 2019

ROAR VBS

Categories: Faith Formation|

Register Now! ROAR VBS will be the mane event in your child’s life this summer! This epic African adventure will engage the whole herd. At ROAR, your kids can explore God’s goodness and celebrate a ferocious faith that powers them through this wild life. Each day at ROAR VBS, kids will travel through field-tested rotations [...]

1 06, 2019

Gesu Book Club – The Long Loneliness

Categories: Faith Formation|

On Thursday evening, June 13, Gesu’s Book Club will begin our discussion of Dorothy Day’s autobiography The Long Loneliness. Dorothy is one of the two Americans closest to canonization, along with Bishop Fulton Sheen. We will gather in the Ignatius Library of the Madonna della Strada Pastoral Center at 7:30 pm. - “Fascinating as personal [...]

1 06, 2019

Seeking Catechists for PSR

Categories: Faith Formation|

"Catechists are people who keep the memory of God alive; they keep it alive in themselves and they are able to revive it in others." - Pope Francis Top 10 Reasons to Become a Catechist: 1. You will grow in your own faith, learn the teachings of the Church, and deepen your relationship with Jesus. [...]

1 06, 2019

Ignatian Prayer & Faith Sharing

Categories: Faith Formation|

The next gathering for Ignatian Prayer and Faith Sharing will be Wednesday, June 19 from 7:00-8:30 pm in the Ignatius Library. You are invited to experience prayer in the Ignatian traditions of lectio divina and imaginative Gospel contemplation as we reflect and share insights on the coming Sunday's Gospel. For planning purposes, please respond to Hilda at [...]

22 05, 2019

Gesu Annual Fair Trade Festival

Categories: Outreach|

Join us this weekend, May 25 & 26 for Gesu's Annual Fair Trade Festival! The festival will take place in McAuley Hall after all Masses. What is Fair Trade? The Fair Trade concept is deeply rooted in the Catholic faith. Fair Trade is an approach to business and trade that is based on a commitment [...]

20 05, 2019

Gesu Concert Series – Western Reserve Chorale

Categories: Community Life|

On Sunday, June 2, the Western Reserve Chorale will perform their final concert of the season. The program will include Sunrise Mass (Gjeilo), as well as choral settings of poetry by E. E. Cummings (Whitacre, Dickaw, Persichetti, Stroope). The concert will be held in Gesu Church at 3:30 p.m. and is free and open to [...]