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...

CCD Resumes CCD classes will resume on September 10th at 9:00am in the church hall. This is a family meeting. We will be making a short pilgrimage to the Blessed Virgin's Statue in our cemetery to honor Mary since this is the 100th anniversary of Fatima. Please bring flowers if you wish.

Please be ready to pay your yearly fees -- $30. for the first child - $20. for second and $10. for any additional children. New registrations will take place also. Everyone who comes at 9:00am sharp will get a delicious doughnut. The following week, CCD will start at 8:45am and end at 9:55. Call Marge Conroy 330-673-7585 for questions.

Adoration of the Blessed SacramentDue to the lack of interest and the decline of Adorers, we will no longer be having Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament on First Fridays. If ever you would like to make a private Holy Hour, please call us and we will open the church for you.

Volunteers Needed The Center of Hope provides hot meals and food assistance to disadvantaged residents. They are in need of volunteers to assist with these meals. They have two shifts -- 9:30am - 12:30pm, and 12:30pm - 3:00pm. Pick and choose your day or time. It's located in Ravenna at 1081 W. Main St. For more info call Judi 330-931-1169 or Mary 330-962-8081

Also St. Peters' days for volunteering at the Clothing Center is August 28th 10:00am to 2:00pm and August 24th & 31st from 6:00pm to 8:00pm. These are two agency that really help the needy of Portage County. Men and women are needed to volunteer a few hours a month and you will find it very rewarding.

Hospital Visitation & SacramentsIf you or a loved one is sick in one of the hospitals in Akron, they all have Pastoral Care Departments with priests on staff. Sometimes Fr. David can't make it to Akron because of schedule. If you wish to receive the Sacraments in the Hospital in Akron or Cleveland, please let the staff know that you are Catholic and would like to be put on the list.

Polka Mass & Parish Picnic Please mark, Saturday, September 30th as the day of our parish picnic and appreciation dinner. We are supplying the dogs and burgers. We are asking that you please bring a covered-dish to the picnic. Polka Mass with Musician Matt Schafer will be at 4:00pm, and Matt will also play during the picnic. Hope to see you there!!!

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 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

Immaculate Conception Festival (Ravenna)Friday, August 18th, 5:00 - 11:00 pm
Saturday August 19th, 10:00 am - 11:00 pm

Music, Food & Cruise-In Festival held on the school grounds. Live entertainment, Car Show, Instant Bingo, 50/50 Raffle, Disney Florida Vacation and Chevy Truck Lease Give-away & Much More. For more information go to

St. George Romanian Heritage Festival The Romanian Heritage Festival will be held Sunday, August 27, from noon until 8:00pm. Traditional Romanian food, pastries and beverages. Come dressed in Romanian costume – prizes for best. Entertainment – music and dancers. Located at St. George Romanian Catholic Cathedral, 1123 44th St. NE, Canton OH.

2017 Faith & Family Festival September 24, 2017, noon to 6:00 pm, Hoover Park, 2020 E. Maple St., North Canton, OH 44720. Sponsored by Office of Pro-Life, Marriage and Family Life of the DOY. This is the premier gathering of Catholic families in the Diocese of Youngstown.

Sisters of Notre Dame's BBQ and BoutiqueSisters of Notre Dame's 55th Annual BBQ and Boutique – Sunday September 17th and 24th. 13000 Auburn Rd, Chardon, Ohio. 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm.

Magnificat Women's Breakfast Mary, Queen of Heaven and Earth Chapter of Magnificat, invites you to a breakfast Saturday, September 9th at Walsh University, Barrette Center, 2020 E. Maple St. N. Canton. Nikki Bruni will be guest speaker. Cost is $18. Make check payable to "Magnificat of Stark County" and send to Dawn Zwick, 830 Glenwood St. NW, N. Canton, OH 44720. Reservations must be in by Sept. 2nd. Doors open at 8:30am, breakfast at 9:00am. Optional Mass at 8:00am in Our Lady of Perpetual Help Chapel at Walsh. 330-933-8778 for more info.

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.