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...

St. Peter of the Fields Christmas/New Year's Schedule December 24th - Christmas Eve:
4:00pm Contemporary Mass & Children's Choir
10:00pm Sung High Mass with Organ/Trumpet/Traditional Choir

December 25th - Christmas Morning:
10:00am Mass (Organ and Cantor)

January 1st - Feast of the Mother of God (Non- Obligatory Holyday): 10:00am Mass Only (No Vigil Mass)

Confession Schedule for ChristmasFriday Evening (December 22nd): 7:00pm until all are heard.
Saturday (December 23rd): 3:00pm untill 3:30pm.
Sunday (December 24th): 9:30am – ½ hour before Mass.
Communal Penance Service (December 21st): 7:00pm - St. Joseph Randolph at 7:00pm. It will last about 45 minutes and each person receives individual absolution.

CCDCCD Family Christmas Party will take place December 17th, after the 10:00am Mass. Please bring a snack or side-dish to share. We will furnish the pizza. Parents your child will be sharing their saint stories – be sure they have a costume.

Church Decorating for ChristmasPlease don't forget that we will be decorating the church for Christmas on Sunday, December 17th after the 10:00am Mass. Helping hands will truly be appreciated! As in the years past, we will leave the decorations up until February 2nd so everyone can enjoy them.

K of C Christmas Tree Sale K of CThe K of C are having their annual Christmas tree sale. Trees are 5ft to 9ft tall. Hours are weekdays 4:00pm to 8:00pm, Saturdays 10:00am to 8:00pm, and Sundays 12:00 – 8:00pm. Address is 4083 Tallmadge Rd., Rootstown. Buy early, last year we sold out leaving some without the opportunity to support our council. Don't let this happen to you this year. Thank you for your support.

Catholic War Veterans CWVThe Freedom House is collecting gift certificates for the homeless veterans for Christmas again this year. Gift cards can be from stores such as Walmart, dollar stores, grocery stores, fast food and restaurants, gas cards, and movie theaters. A container by the Freedom House basket will be there for the next few weeks. Freedom House often comments on the generosity of our parish in helping the veterans during their time of need. We thank you for your support throughout the year.

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

St. Joseph, Randolph's New Year's Eve Party. Starting at 7pm in Gaudete Hall. Especially open to singles, widows, widowers and families with young children. Baby Sitters will be available. There will be food. At 8:45pm there will be a short Thanksgiving Service with Te Deum, after which the children will be dismissed to rooms where they can play or sleep. The party will continue for the adults. At approximately 11:45 children will be brought back in to watch the ball drop and then the party ends. Charge for the evening, which includes beer and wine, is $10 per 16 and older, and $5. for those under 16, which includes babysitting. St. Peters parishioners are invited.

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.