ONE-YEAR ANNIVERSARY: St. Patrick Parish in Hubbard will mark the one-year anniversary of the church fire on Tuesday. The candlelight procession will be at 6 p.m. from the front of the church to the parish center, where a Mass at 6:30 p.m. will commemorate the anniversary. There will be a live large screen in the parish center for those who want to watch the procession inside. The church is being rebuilt.
GIVEAWAY: God’s Warehouse food pantry, 2250 E. Western Reserve Road, Poland, will host its monthly food giveaway 7:30 to 11:30 a.m. today. The drive-thru event will distribute nonperishable food.
SPECIAL EVENT: Second Baptist Church of Warren will host a virtual program “Wisdom of the Elders” with the theme Ladies of Legacy at 6 p.m. Monday on Facebook or YouTube. Pastor Todd Johnson will speak with community pillars about local history and hope for Martin Luther King Jr. Day.
BIBLE STUDY: Immaculate Heart of Mary Parish, 4490 Norquest Blvd,, Austintown, will host a Peacemaking and Non-Violence Bible Study 9:30 to 11 a.m. Wednesdays through Feb 2. Sessions will be in the church rectory.
KINGDOM KIDS: Southington Christian Church, 3285 state Route 534, will host its Kingdom Kids program 6 to 8 p.m. Sunday.
FAITH IN ACTION: Funding Faith in Action will be 9:30 to 11 a.m. Monday via Zoom. For more information, visit https://zoom.us/j/8129570302. Discussion will be the African-American Community Fund with Ernest Bynum and the Foundation for Appalachian Ohio with Lori Boegershaus. A follow-up, in-person event is set 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Jan. 29.
EVENING OF STARS: Our Lady of Mount Carmel Basilica will present “An Evening with the Stars” 6 to 9 p.m. Feb. 11 at the church, 343 Via Mt. Carmel, Youngstown. Admission is $15 per person. Doors open at 6 p.m., and the show is at 6:30 p.m. For tickets, call 330-743-4144.
PILGRIMAGE: A pilgrimage to the Holy Land is being planned June 16 to 26, departing from Pittsburgh. The Rev. Matthew Roehrig, supervisor of the Society of St. Paul Monastery in Canfield, will lead the pilgrimage following the footsteps of Christ. Registration deadline is Feb. 2. Call 330-519-3233 or visit www.materdeitours.com.
DAYS FOR LIFE: The “9 Days for Life” will be Wednesday to Jan. 27, which is a novena for the protection of human life surrounding the Supreme Court’s Roe vs. Wade decision on abortion. Each day’s intention is accompanied by a short reflection and suggested actions to help build a culture of life. For more information, visit www.respectlife.org/9-days-for-life.
DIOCESE CLASSES: The Office of Religious Education / Evangelization of the Catholic Diocese of Youngstown is offering new online opportunities for adults seeking to learn more or deepen their understanding of topics in faith and Catholic Church practice. Online winter courses beginning Jan. 24 include “Elementary Catechesis,” led by Carla Hlavac; “Saints with a Heart for Creation,” led by Maureen Hall; and “Understanding Eucharist through Scripture,” led by Margie Hynes. Other courses in February through April include “Introduction to Catholic Morality,” “Racism, the Catholic Church, and Me: A Look into Ourselves,” “The Last Words of Jesus: Meditations on Love and Suffering,” “Sowing God’s Word,” “Hope: A Virtue for Our Times,” and “The Holy Spirit and Spiritual Gifts.”
Course dates and descriptions are found by going to the website Catechist Cafe, (https://catechistcafe.weebly.com) under “For Catechists/Catechist Courses.”
For information, call 330-744-8451, Ext. 290, or email firstname.lastname@example.org.