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...

Holy Week Schedule (March 27th-April 1st)

  • Tuesday, March 27: Mass at 7:00pm.
  • Wednesday, March 28: Mass at 7:00pm. Confessions after Mass (last chance during Lent).
  • Holy Thursday, March 29: Mass of the Lord's Supper at 7:00pm.
  • Good Friday, March 30: Celebration of the Lord's Passion at 3:00pm. Youth Stations and Holy Communion at 7:00pm
  • Holy Saturday, March 31: Blessing of the Easter Foods 12:00noon. Vigil Mass of Easter: 7:00pm (Traditional Choir).
  • Easter Sunday Morning, April 1: 10:00am Mass (Contemporary Choir).

Lenten Activities

  • Stations of the Cross - Youth Stations will be Good Friday evening, March 30th at 7:00pm with Holy Communion and abbreviated Passion Service.
  • Confessions at St. Peter's - 2nd and 4th Saturdays at the normal 3:15pm time, and Sundays, 1/2 hour before Mass by request.
    Also: Wednesday of Holy Week, March 28th, after 7:00pm Mass

CCDThe Confirmation Retreat is March 24th from 10:00 to 1:00pm. All Confirmation students and their sponsors and at least one parent are required to attend. Confirmation is on April 21st at 11:00am at the Cathedral of St. Columba. All our CCD students in grades 4th – 7th received the Sacrament of Reconciliation. Thank you God for giving us this Sacrament as a sign of your love and presence in our life.

There are no CCD Classes April 1st. Happy Easter. Classes resume on April 8th.

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.

Out & About

Catholic Charities' Men who Cook Catholic Charities' annual Men who Cook, Portage county will be held on Saturday, April 21, 2018 at Immaculate Conception Parish Hall in Ravenna. This year's theme is "Hope Grows". More information will follow.

Right to Life of Northeast Ohio "Celebrate Life" DinnerTheir annual "Celebrate Life" Dinner is Saturday, April 7, with Ohio State Auditor Dave Yost and his wife Darlene as speakers. Both are strong advocates for adoption. TICKETS ARE FREE AND LIMITED SO REGISTER FAST. Social hour at 4pm with dinner at 5pm at the SYB Party Center, 4157 Hudson Drive in Stow. Register on line or phone (330)762-2785.

Portage County Chapter of the K of C Motorcoach TripA Motor coach trip "Walking in the Footsteps of Fr. Michael J. McGivney" sponsored by the Knights will take place September 1-5. Departs Ravenna traveling to Bar Harbor Maine and New Haven, Connecticut. Mass will be celebrated at St. Mary Church, founded by Fr. McGivney, a tour of the Knights of Columbus Museum, free time in Bar Harbor Maine and a stop at the Turning Stone Casino in New York which will be giving a $30. Casino bonus. Limited availability. Registration forms with price and more information can be found on the table in back of church, or call David Bender at 330-388-9305.

St. Ambrose, Garrettsville, Divine Mercy Sunday EventApril 8, 2018 11:15am Mass, blessing of Divine Mercy image. 12:30 Potluck lunch (bring a dish to share). 1:30-3:30 Exposition and Adoration of the Holy Eucharist (with every 15 minutes Scripture, history, song, or petitions) 1:30-2:30 individual confessions. 3:00 Divine Mercy Chaplet in song. 3:30 Reposition and Benediction. Children will be entertained by crafts and activities throughout the afternoon in the hall.

Prayer Chain
St. Peter’s has a Prayer Chain which is sent out by email, for members to pray for someone, whatever the reason. If you would like to add your email address to the Prayer Chain, please contact Judi at If no email, call Mary at 330-850-5192.

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.