Welcome to St. Aloysius Catholic Church


Please Welcome Our New Families

Brandon & Marie Rottmueller

Andrew Duch


Best Wishes, Fr. Hoffmann!!!!
Fr. Hoffmann will celebrate his final two Masses at St. Aloysius this Saturday, June 22, at 5:00 p.m., and Wednesday morning, June 26, at 9:30 a.m. Due to a conflict, Fr. Hoffmann will not be at St. Al's on June 29, at 5:00 p.m. We are grateful to him for his last two years at St. Al’s, and wish him well in his new assignment.


From Father Walling: 

Welcome Father Nam Vu, S.V.D.!  Archbishop Schnurr has formally appointed Father Nam Vu, S.V.D. as
parochial vicar for our C-6 Saint Stephen Family of Parishes. Fr. Nam was born in Vietnam, but was raised in Cincinnati, where he went to schools at Holy Family and Elder. He was ordained a priest in 2010 for the Society of the Divine Word (S.V.D. are the Latin initials), a missionary religious order whose members serve the Church in eighty-four countries worldwide. He is fluent

in Spanish, having spent two years in Argentina, and most recently serving at Saint Patrick Parish in Fort Wayne, Indiana, where the Sunday Masses are in English, Spanish and Vietnamese. Fr. Vu is looking forward to sharing his priestly life and ministry with us, and I am excited to have him join us. His assignment begins July 1st.


St. Aloysius/Queen of Peace Combined Picnic

The annual St. Aloysius and Queen of Peace COMBINED CHURCH PICNIC at Stricker’s Grove is this coming Friday, Friday, June 28, from 5-10 p.m. Dinner begins at 5:30 and lasts until 8:30 p.m. All rides, meats and paper goods will be provided free of charge.

All other items and games are at your expense. You may bring a cooler with non-alcoholic beverages or buy pop or beer at the park. WE ARE NOT PERMITTED TO BRING ALCOHOL INTO STRICKER’S GROVE. Everyone is asked to bring a homemade dish to share: a vegetable, salad or dessert!


Candy Alert!!
Until July 7, Butler County Right to Life’s annual pro-life fair booth is requesting donations of bags of wrapped candy (like you buy at Halloween) to be left in “candy baskets” at the back of your church. Candy treats at the back of our booth will entice people inside the booth to see facts of early fetal development, info re: area pregnancy care centers, and loving options for mothers and their babies. Visit us at the booth this year! Questions, text Carrie at 513-207-5437.


St. Al's Summer Festival 2024

Celebrating 100th Year for Chicken Dinner

August 4, 2024

More details soon!!!!


Summer PREP Classes Grades 1-8

Attention Please
The St. Aloysius Hall will not be available through Friday, June 28. During this period of time, the hall will be set up for the Summer PREP Program. No meetings or activities should be planned in the hall during this
time. The Cry Room will also be used for a classroom and is not available.


CLOW Schedule

Remember that Children’s Liturgy of the Word is now offered every Sunday:

at the 8:00 am Mass on the first and third Sundays of the month,

and at 9:30 am on the second and fourth Sundays.

No C.L.O.W. on the fifth Sundays


From Father Walling: Sunday Evening Masses Upcoming!

After consulting with staffs and parish councils at Saint Aloysius and Saint Peter in Chains, I have decided to offer a seven o’clock Sunday evening Mass once a month on the first Sunday of the month on a trial basis for six months in order to gauge your response to and participation at Sunday Mass at that hour. The scheduled Mass will alternate between the two parishes (Saint Al’s and Saint Pete’s), but, due to previous commitments, on an uneven basis: AT SAINT PETER IN CHAINS on July 7th, August 4th and November 3rd;                AT SAINT ALOYSIUS on September 1st, October 6th and December 1st. 

Liturgical ministers will be needed:  greeters/ushers, servers, lectors, extraordinary ministers of holy communion. If you are interested in helping, contact Heather Hart at Saint Pete’s or Ann Shackleford at Saint Al’s.


50th Wedding Anniversary??

Are You Celebrating Your 50th Wedding Anniversary in 2024?

Married couples celebrating their 50th Wedding Anniversary in 2024 are invited to attend one of the following Golden Anniversary Masses:  Saturday, September 7 at 4:00 p.m. at St. John the Baptist, Tipp City. Celebrant: To be determined or

Sunday, September 8 at 11:00 a.m. at the Cathedral Basilica of St. Peter in Chains, in Cincinnati Celebrant:  Archbishop Dennis M. Schnurr


St. Aloysius Annual Wedding Anniversary Mass

will be celebrated on September 14, 2024 at the 5:00 PM Mass.

Please sign up in the Gathering Space if you plan to attend.  


Mass Moments” -  Mystery of Faith

When the priest introduces the Memorial Acclamation, he uses a brief statement: “The Mystery of faith.” In the first English translation of the post-Vatican II Mass, he said, “Let us proclaim the mystery of faith,” but the revised translation keeps his statement as short as possible. It resembles other announcements during the Mass, such as those that conclude the readings (“The Word of the Lord” and “The Gospel of the Lord”), as well as those for distributing Communion (“The Body of Christ” and “The Blood of Christ.”) In each case, the statement provokes a response.

These words were part of the consecration of the wine at every Mass before Vatican II. The priest would say, “This is the chalice of my Blood, the Blood of the new and eternal covenant, the mystery of faith, which will be poured for you.” Those words “the mystery of faith” were not part of the earliest tradition of the Eucharistic Prayer,  but were added by the seventh century. They may have come into the words for the consecration of the chalice because deacons administered Communion from the chalice, and Paul wrote that deacons should hold fast to the mystery of the faith (1 Timothy 3:9).

Today it refers not so much to the consecration as to the total paschal mystery expressed in the memorial acclamation. The words were never assigned to the deacon, even though in some places this became the practice. In the first translation, the priest addressed the people at this point, but in the revision, he simply pronounces the words into the air. He keeps his mind and heart focused where they belong: not on the people right now, but on his prayer to the Father.

Bulletin Inserts for the Liturgical Life of the Parish: The Liturgical Year © 2020 Archdiocese of Chicago: Liturgy Training  Publications. All rights reserved. Written by Paul Turner.

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SCAM Alert

ATTENTION PLEASE: Please disregard any emails from Fr. Walling that are not coming from rwalling@qphamilton.org. There are messages circulating about needing special prayers, money, etc. These are scams! Fr. Walling will NEVER email you asking you for money or gift cards.  The latest scam has somehow managed to pop into existing email conversation threads. The parish office does not need to be notified if you have received them. However, if you have fallen victim to these scams please file a report at Report a Scam | Ohio.gov | Official Website of the State of Ohio and with your local police department.  Unfortunately ministers, school principals, etc. are common targets for these scams because these are organizations that people like to make donations to.


HOME COOKING FOR OUR PRIESTS

Our Family of Parish Priests enjoy a home-cooked meal together each week at Queen of Peace. Meals are delivered to the parish office or outside the residence every Tuesday and Wednesday. Typically, meals should feed 4-5 adults. They enjoy all meats, starches, salads, breads and desserts. If you would be interested in being put on the rotation or have further questions, please call the Queen of Peace Parish Office 513-863-4344


OUTREACH MINISTRY COMMITTEE UPDATE

Lenten Project update!

Due to the tremendous generosity of our parishioners and support from the Men’s Society, K of C, and Ladies’ Society, a total of $19,398.58 was donated during lent to support the Little Sisters of Mary Immaculate in Gulu Uganda and         H.O.P.E.- full Pastures. Along with some supplemental funds from the Mission Outreach budget, this has enabled us to fund the acquisition of all the requested clinic equipment, medicine, MAMA kits and mosquito nets. We also have been able to provide $10,000 to help initiate the fund to construct the $24,000 outdoor kitchen the clinic so desperately needs. Again, this year we are underwriting the $6000 cost for 10 abused and/or neglected children and their guardians to participate in the therapeutic programs offered at H.O.P.E.-full Pastures.

The parish should take great pride in their unselfish support for others who are less fortunate.

Committee members are:  Jim Bischoff, Sr.(513-896-6397), Ann Adams (513-646-1052), or Imelda Castaneda-Emenaker (513-403-9621).


Community Outreach
Memorycare.com

Many families with aging adults are unaware of the several available memory care options and programs in their area that can help them support a high quality of life. So we created free resources that highlights the best memory care facilities in Ohio.

Check out the Memory Care Guides here:


Parish Council 

Jan Parish Council Min 2024


New Parishioner Registration

 Interested in becoming a member of St. Aloysius? Please enter your information and the office will contact you.

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Spiritual Communion 

For those who are unable to receive Holy Communion, you can make this prayer of Spiritual Communion a source of grace in the midst of difficulty:

My Jesus, I believe that You are present in the Most Holy Sacrament. I love You above all things, and I desire to receive You into my soul. Since I cannot at this moment receive You sacramentally, come at least spiritually into my heart. I embrace You as if You were already there and unite myself wholly to You. Never permit me to be separated from You. Amen.


Additional MINISTERS ARE ALWAYS WELCOME!

Servers, Lectors, Extraordinary Ministers

Please consider helping; training will be provided. 

Call the parish office [513-738-1014]. 


St. Joe's Corner

- St. Joe’s is trying to gather addresses of their graduates. There is a form on the school webpage, www.sjcshamilton.org that you can fill out with your information. Thanks!

- If you are interested in purchasing a St. Joe's 365 Lotto Ticket, you can contact any St. Joe's student or the school office (513-863-8758), or use this link to purchase online:  SJCS Catholic Schools 365 Lotto Tickets.   The funds generated through the 365 Lotto Fundraiser for into the St. Joe's general fund and help cover general operating expenses which otherwise would have to be covered by large increases in tuition.  


Badin Connection

Badin Newsletter


"FORMED" Program

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 https://formed.org 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.  


St. Aloysius Veteran's Memorial

If you are interested in purchasing a Veterans’ Memorial Brick, it’s not too late! Forms are available in the rack outside the parish office door. This is a great way to honor a special person….any military or non-military; a friend; a family member.

There are two more areas added to honor our POW/MIA Veterans, as well as our 6th military branch, Space Force. Bricks are available. Questions, please call Bill (513)706-5475.


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 and Ministries to meet the spiritual needs of every age!