Catholic Church  •  Rootstown, Ohio

Mass Times

Tuesday - Friday: 8:30 am

Saturday: 4:00 pm

Sunday: 10:00 am

Holy Days: 8:30 am, 7:00 pm


2nd & 4th Saturdays: 3:15 pm, or by appointment.

Welcome to St. Peter's
150th Anniversary

at St. Peter of the Fields...

Historic Preservation Committee Pie Sale The Historic Committee will once again have pies on Father's Day. We will take orders the week of June 10th. The pies will be ready for pick-up Father's Day weekend after all the Masses.

Mass at German Family Society June 24Father David will celebrate Mass in German at the German Family Society, Ranfield Road, on Sunday, June 24th at 11:30am. All are invited to attend. This is the annual "Church Festival" like the Donau-Schwaben people used to do in their villages. Traditional German foods and beers will be available, and various bands will be playing throughout the day.

Charitable Giving... ...sometimes goes into a steep decline during the summer months. Our own Catholic Charities is having a Fund Drive to Fight Hunger during the summer. A donation of $20.00 can have your name on a paper plate to help feed a hungry person. You can donate easily to our Catholic Charities on line.

Social Justice Yarn Drive The group is in need of more yarn for our knitters who make blankets and scarves for the homeless. If you have any extra please leave on table in entrance of the church.

St. Peter Parish PicnicThe Parish Picnic will be held on Sunday July 15th, 2018 at 12:00 noon. Mark your calendar and plan to attend. The church will furnish the meat and everyone is asked to bring a dish to share. The drawing for our Summer Raffle will take place at the picnic.

Survivors of Suicide, Youngstown Guest Speaker July 12Our speaker will be Cathy Grizinski. More information about this group is available at This is open to all interested people; neighboring parishes will be invited to attend. Time to be announced.

Summer Bus Trip, Carey, OhioOur summer trip this year will be in August, to Our Lady of Consolation Shrine in Carey, OH. Efforts are being made to have us go the same day as our Diocesan Pilgrimage. Please stay tuned for more details, or listen to announcements from the pulpit.

Clothing Center Volunteers St. Peter's volunteers two days each month at the Portage County Clothing Center. The first day is the fourth Monday of the month from 10:00am to 2:00pm with a lunch break. The second day is the fourth Thursday of each month from 6:00pm to 8:00pm. Note that, during some months, additional days may b e scheduled. Please check the bulletin or Event Calendar to confirm Clothing Center dates.

The Center is located at 3377 State Rt. 59 in Ravenna. For more information about volunteering, please call Mary (330)850-5192 for Monday, or Veronica (330)297-9818 for the Thursday shift.

Social Justice Recycled Ink Cartridges The Social Justice group is recycling printer cartridges. A box is located on the bookshelf in entrance of the church. The cartridges will be given to the therapeutic riding school Pegasus Farm located in Hartville. They will be recycled by Pegasus and the money received will go into their scholarship fund to help less fortunate families of the handicapped children and veterans who are clients.

Out & About

Immaculate Conception 28th Annual Golf OutingWindmill Lakes Golf Club, Ravenna, OH, Saturday, June 16, 2018. Amateur 4-Ball Scramble, Modified Shot-Gun Start at 7:45am. Cost is $85 per golfer, which includes 18 holes/cart, Dinner, Refreshments, Door & Skill Prizes. Make checks payable to Immaculate Conception Parish and mail with registration and/or donation form to Immaculate Conception, 409 West Main St., Ravenna OH 44266 Attn: 2018 Golf Outing. For Information please calI: Chuck Calalesina 330-325-1116, Aaron Borkoski 330-283-9311, Roger Savako 330-297-0929, AI Stoessner 330-296-4191, or Mickey Marozzi 330-819-8104.

St. Ambrose Garrettsville Chicken Dinner FestivalChicken Dinner FestivalSt. Ambrose Parish will be holding its 59th annual Chicken Dinner Festival Saturday, June 23 from 1:00-8:00pm and Sunday, June 24 from 11:30am - 7:00pm. Cost -- Adults $12.00 and Children $7.00. Carry outs are available. There will be Chinese Auction, Bingo, raffles and games of chance for adults, and games for children.

St. Augustine Church, Cleveland Rainbow CampSt. Augustine Church in Cleveland will soon be having their annual Rainbow Camp. This camp helps the severely handicapped and homeless children of the Cleveland area to have a little fun during the summer. The cost of sponsoring a child for the camp is roughly $150.00 per child.  100% of money donated to St. Augustine's stays within their parish to help with their programs. Please be generous if you can. Send to:

Fr. Joseph D. McNulty, Pastor
St. Augustine Catholic Church
2486 W. 14th St.
Cleveland, Oh 44113.

You can also make a donation through

LINC "Fore the Kids" Golf Outing – July 14Love in Neglected Communities (LINC) is a non-profitthat provides impoverished youth access to core resources needed for basic survival and self-fulfillment. LINC is currently building a primary school in Awasi, Kenya. Our annual golf outing fundraiser will be Saturday, July 14 at Paradise Lakes in Suffield. Shot gun start at 2:00. Fee includes 18 holes/cart, lunch, steak dinner, beverages and prizes. Registration forms are in the back of church OR register on line at Donations and sponsorships are also greatly appreciated! To learn more about LINC, please visit the website or contact Terry Lakos at 330-606-9205.

Right to Life of NE Ohio "What to do; what to say" Right to Life will be hosting a Sidewalk Counseling/Witnessing Class on Saturday, June 23rd, from 9:30 – 11:30am at the office located at 572 W. Market St. Akron, OH 44303. When you witness or do sidewalk counseling at an abortion facility, it's not always enough to rely on your faith to know what you're saying is the best answer to saving lives. Come learn how to be better prepared. Register online at this website or call 330-762-2785.

Kidney Donor Sought Elida Evans and her husband James Lewandowski are parishioners at St. Charles Borromeo Parish in Boardman and are asking for your help. Elida is in renal failure and is desperately seeking a kidney donor. Please consider granting her this gift of life. You must be the age of 18 to 69. Please contact Jim at 330-727-1949 or email for more information and links to the Cleveland Clinic and UPMCPittsburgh donor application on-line portals.

Prayer Chain
Please call Mary Postlethwait, 330-850-5192 to request additions or to take off Prayer Chain.

Ministry Schedules
Eucharistic ministers, servers, lectors, and ushers: Please visit the Ministry Schedule page for the latest schedules and contact info.

Anniversary Mass
A slide show (Parish Life > Photo Albums) and MP3 Recording of the 150th Annivrsary Mass are now available.