“Blessing bags” for those in need

During Great Lent we are called upon to fast not only for reasons of self-control and prayer, but also for reasons of love: to deny ourselves something that we may share what we have saved with a needy person. This Lent, our parish family of St. Elia will be collecting items to include in “blessing […]

Thank you for another successful food drive!

More than 140 lbs. in food donations were received during this year’s Nativity Fast. The majority of the items collected benefited the Akron-Canton Regional Foodbank, which provides food assistance to as many as 180,000 people in Northeast Ohio each year. Additionally, some of your food donations were also used to help needy neighbors in our […]

Beginning this week, bring in your Advent Food Drive items!

Each week during the Nativity Fast we will be collecting one of the “Super Six” items most needed by the Akron-Canton Regional Foodbank. This week’s food drive item is boxed cereal. List of Items to be Collected Each Sunday Nov. 16: Boxed Cereal Nov. 23: Peanut Butter Nov. 30: Canned Tuna Dec. 7: Canned Vegetables Dec. 14: Canned […]

More than 150 pounds of food collected during Advent food drive

Thank you, St. Elia parish family, for your donations of 157 pounds of food this Advent season to feed the needy in our area! The St. Elia Advent Food Drive, a ministry of our parish service group, the Workers of St. Elizabeth, concluded on Sunday, Dec. 22. All food items were delivered on Dec. 23 […]

Last chance to donate to the Advent Food Drive!

This Sunday is your last chance this Nativity season to help feed the needy in our area by participating in the St. Elia Advent Food Drive, a ministry of our parish service group, the Workers of St. Elizabeth. This week, we are especially requesting canned beef stew and canned soup, but any food donations are […]