“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 […]

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 […]

This week’s food drive item: Peanut butter

You can help feed the needy in our area during this Nativity season by participating in the St. Elia Advent Food Drive, a ministry of our parish service group, the Workers of St. Elizabeth. This week’s food drive item is peanut butter. All food items collected will be donated to the Akron-Canton Regional Foodbank. The […]