September 2018  
Shandon, Ohio


88° 68°


Feels Like: 69°
Humidity: 94%
Wind: 1 MPH

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  • 150th Anniversary Priests, Deacons, Servers
  • PREP CLASS 2018 June 11-22
  • Summer Festival - Aug 5, 2018 - 11 to 7 - Classic Car & Tractor Show
  • Summer Festival Corn Shucking...7/20/18
  • Summer Festival More Corn Prep 8/3/18
  • Corn Corn Corn
  • Summer Festival 2018...All ages help!
  • Summer Festival 2018 - Vegetable Prep
  • Summer Festival 2018 Vegetable prep...even the youngest get involved!
  • Summer Festival Setup 8/4/2018
  • Summer Festival Setup 8/4/2018
  • Summer Festival Day....Here come the cars for the Car Show... 8/5/2018
  • Summer Festival Day ... and the People DO COME!!!!..8/5/2018

Parish Mission Statement

We, the people of St. Aloysius Parish, are called together by God through our Roman Catholic faith to be an active, visible community where the faith flourishes and grows. As such, we acknowledge God's love, Jesus Christ's redemption, the power of the Holy Spirit, and our individual and collective membership in the body of Christ. It is the privilege, responsibility, and challenge of that membership to manifest God's unconditional love for all His creation. This effort to be Christ-like will be especially evident in our parish worship, evangelization, and service.


Thank you for visiting our website!

Here you will find information concerning our parish and its ministries. We hope you find your time spent here a blessing. Our church is a warm and loving church, and we want you to feel comfortable and able to call on us for anything you need. Feel free to browse through the various areas of our website and learn about St. Aloysius!

If you are visiting or relocating to our area, we would love to have you be our guest.

When you visit our church, you will find:

  • A caring, friendly parish that will welcome you
  • Ministries to meet the spiritual needs of every age 


  If you are interested in becoming a member of St. Aloysius, go to the Info Center tab and click on the New Parishioners Registration Form! 




• Bill & Melissa Hampton

• Dan & Sandy Kolby

• Terry & Robin Jacobs

• Paul & Tracy Pellegrino 




NOVEMBER 4, 2018


FALL FESTIVAL COUNTRY ARTS BOOTH: It’s not too early to start thinking about donating handmade items to this booth. We really need these small items! Also needed will be baked goods and canned jams/jellies. Thanks!



---PICTURE DAY: School picture day is this Wednesday, September 19, 2018. Students are permitted to be out of uniform but must wear appropriate clothing. Picture packets including payment on picture day must have exact payment.

---PTO MEETING: All SJCS parents are welcome to attend the first PTO meeting of the new school year this Thursday, September 20, at 7 p. m. There are door prizes and tuition credit offered for parents! 

School Visitors: If you need to stop by school to drop off gym clothes, treats or any other items, please come to the office to check in first. Unexpected visits can be disrupting to a classroom. To eliminate this problem, and to ensure the safety of our students, you are required to stop by the office or call ahead so the teacher is made aware of your visit. 

If you are interested in purchasing a St. Joseph Consolidated School 365 Lotto Ticket, you can contact any St. Joe’s student or the school office [863-8758].


The Badin Connection





"FORMED" Program

Queen of Peace Parish is a new subscriber to FORMED. Because St. Al's and QP are in the same Parish region, St. Al's can also use this access.  

FORMED is Catholic content all in one place. It is a platform of Catholic teachings through videos, audio talks, ebooks, movies, and more. Consider it personal faith formation at your fingertips. As a parishioner you have access to this subscription.

You can copy and paste the following website into your URL.  The parish code: V3JWJ6.  

OR...go to the LINKS tab and click on the FORMED.ORG and it will take you directly to the site to subscribe.  

Please Note:  When first signing on to FORMED.ORG, you must register your email address.  



 Who can buy a brick? Anyone can buy a brick for a veteran, past or present; in remembrance of a family member or in a family’s name; your company’s name, an organization, a committee, or your social group. There are many bricks still available! Any donation is tax deductible. Please make checks payable to: St. Aloysius Veterans’ Memorial. Call Bill [706-5475] if you have questions. 





Contact Information  
St. Aloysius Catholic Church
3350 Chapel Rd.
Mail: PO Box 95
Shandon, Ohio 45063
Phone 513-738-1014
Office Hours  
Office Hours
  • September thru May:
    Mon-Fri 8:30am to 3:00pm

    June thru August:
    Mon-Fri 8:30am to 2:00pm
St Al's Weekend Masses:

Saturday - 5:00 PM

Sunday - 8:00 AM and 9:30 AM

Minister Schedule - July thru September 2018
Queen of Peace Website

NEW SOUND PLUS AUDIO LOOP SYSTEM: We recently installed an all new state-of-the art sound system (except speakers). In addition, we added Audio Loops around all the pews. Hearing aids equipped with T-Coils turned on hear audio broadcast directly to the hearing aids when inside a loop. This improves audio quality since it takes advantage of the settings in the hearing aids and greatly enhances word recognition. 


HELPING HANDS: Anyone at St. Aloysius needing temporary assistance in the form of meals or rides to doctors, therapy, treatments, etc., should call Carol [738-1103], Millie [738-1110], or the parish office [738-1014, ext. 301]. Requests for assistance other than those mentioned above will be considered on an individual basis. We are here to help when help is needed.


COMMUNION CALLS: If you are homebound or unable to get to Mass and would like to receive the Holy Eucharist, please call the parish office [738-1014] or Joyce Kist [738- 1368]. Holy Communion can be brought to you at home. 


ATTENTION PLEASE: If you are a person who receives a LOW GLUTEN HOST, please go to Fr. Jim for Communion and place your hand over your heart as a signal to receive the low gluten host. 

Evenings of Reflection - Fall 2018

Evenings of Reflection - For Eucharistic Ministers, Lectors, and those who take Holy Communion to the Sick and Homebound

The Archdiocese of Cincinnati is facilitating Workshops for all Lectors and Extraordinary Ministers, and people who take Communion to the Sick and Homebound.  These are not mandatory workshops, however, we are highly suggesting that everyone attend an "Evening of Reflection" over the next several months.  More sessions will be scheduled in the Spring as well.  Please consider attending one of these sessions.  For Information, schedules and to register for a session, click on the following link:

For any questions, contact Terrie Meyer -

Life in the Spirit Seminar - Sept 19 - Oct 17, 2018

Life in the Spirit Seminar

Do you want to know Christ more personally? The Life In The Spirit Seminar is a life-transforming experience where you will discover Christ’s personal and unconditional love for YOU. Listen to dynamic teachings to help you experience Christ personally and the gifts of the Holy Spirit. This seminar will take place on 5 consecutive Wed. evenings from Sept. 19-Oct. 17, 2018, 7–9 pm at St. Ignatius Parish in Hilvert Center, 5222 North Bend Rd., Cincinnati, Ohio 45247. For more info or to register call Mary Ann at 513- 378-4431 or Lighthouse Renewal Center at 513-471-5483. Visit our website at or on Facebook at www.facebook/

Adult Forester Meeting and Events - Sept 21, 2018

Forester Events:

Adult Forester Meeting – This Friday, 9/21; Meet at 7 to eat before meeting at 7:30.

Forest Ranger Pancake Breakfast – Sunday, October 14.

Forest Rangers’ Trunk or Treat!! Friday, October 19, 2018!! More details coming soon!! 


Special Wedding Anniversary Mass - Sept 22, 2018

2018 WEDDING ANNIVERSARY CERTIFICATES: Married couples celebrating a significant wedding anniversary (25, 40, 50, 60, 65, 70, 75) in 2018 will be given a congratulatory certificate from Archbishop Schnurr. This will be presented at our annual Wedding Anniversary Mass on Sept 22. Please sign the sheet in the Gathering Space. Also, married couples celebrating their 50th Anniversary this year are invited to a Golden Anniversary Mass Saturday, August 4, 2018, at 4:30 p.m. at St. Peter in Chain’s Cathedral, Cincinnati. Bishop Joseph Binzer is the celebrant. 


INTERESTED IN CATHOLICISM? The RCIA will begin two weeks from today…… Sunday morning, September 23, after the 9:30 Mass in the Cry Room. No commitment is necessary; just let us share our faith with you. Or you might want an update on your faith. Please call Deacon Bill Brunsman [315-8014] or the Parish Office [738-1014]. 

Serve City, Hamilton - Sept 27, 2018

St. Aloysius serves dinner to the residents of this shelter on the 4th Thursday of each month.  For September, we will be serving dinner on September 27, 2018.  If you can help in any way, with the dinner, desserts or drinks or can help serve, please contact Sian Stow at 738-4180. 

Dynamic Catholic-"Find Your Greatness" - Sept 29 2018 at QP

DON’T MISS OUT! The “Find Your Greatness” program at Queen of Peace Church on Saturday, 9/29, is based on Matthew Kelly’s book, “The Four Signs of a Dynamic Catholic”. You will learn 4 simple habits that will transform your life. Tickets: $25; purchase on line at; by phone [859-980- 7900, or Denny Baker [240-2118]. Flyer in this week’s bulletin

Holy Land Pilgrimage - Nov 7-17, 2018

Holy Land Pilgrimage

Our Lady of Visitation is sponsoring a Catholic Pilgrimage to the Holy Land on November 7 - 17, 2018. $3,994.00 per person including air from Cincinnati. Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner is included. Holy Mass daily at the Shrines. For a Flyer or more detailed information please call: Cathie or Michael Milano at 1-800-773-2660.