Come and Join us for Our Annual Pet Blessing

Come and Join us for Our Annual Blessing of the the Pets

On the Feast of St. Francis of Assisi on Sunday, October 2 at 12:30pm

The event will be held in the parking lot, (if it rains it will be held in the School gym (SAC) and is sponsored by the 4th graders of our school and parish school religion class.

Bring your dog, cats, puppies, kittens, turtles, fish, hamsters, birds, cows, horses, chickens….whatever your pets may be!

St. Augustine’s Parish Picnic was a huge success! Thank you to all!!!

It was a gold medal spectacle! We survived the heat and we beat the rain all while having a great time with our fellow team mates – our parishioners. A special thanks goes out to all those who attended our parish picnic – St. Augustine ‘Nations of Gold.’ We hope you had a great time. As with every year, our picnic would not have come together the way it did without all the volunteers who helped on the day of. From the people who setup, cooked and served the food, organized the booths, conducted the games, and helped us tear down — thank you. We are a wonderful Parish because of you. A note of great thanks goes to the picnic committee. This amazing group met from May until August in order to organize and plan this year’s picnic. Thank you for all of your hard work and dedication. Our parish’s biggest party was a success because your many hands made light work. The winners of the raffle are as follows: $3,000 – Ben Bartram, $750 – Pat Lazar, $500 – Donna Hornacek and the $250 went to Charlotte Meeker. Congratulations to you all.


What is Life Teen?

Life Teen is a movement within the Roman Catholic Church, Life Teen leads teenagers and their families into a deeper relationship with Jesus Christ and His Church.

For more information please contact our Youth Minister Jaclyn Snyder

St. Padre Pio’s chalice

St. Augustine church will be blessed to have St. Padre Pio’s chalice at Masses on August 20 @ 4pm; August 21 @ 8am and 10:30am.

There will also be time after Mass to venerate the chalice.

Please invite your friends and family to participate in this wonderful blessing from the St. Padre Pio Prayer group in Cleveland.

For more information, contact Pat Shea @ 330-825-4659


Eternal rest grant unto him O Lord – Fr. Edward Lajack

The Reverend Edward F. Lajack died Monday, July 25 after receiving prayerful support and consolation of the Sacraments.

In January 1979 Fr. Lajack was named Pastor of SS. Cyril and Methodius, Barberton. In addition to this assignment he served as Chaplain for the Knights of Columbus Barberton Council #1617 from December 1984 until June 2009.

Funeral Mass will be celebrated Friday, July 29th in St. Colette church at 11am. Interment will be at Holy Cross Cemetery, Brook Park.


Check it out! The Brescilli Media Center is open

You will find a wonderful collection of books and movies for all ages and there is no cost to read or watch.

Simply sign out your selection and return when finished.  DVDs must be picked up at the rectory to borrow. Just bring the empty case over the the rectory during regular business hours and we will give you the DVD to take home.

God bless Tom & Pat Brescilli


A Roman Catholic Church, in the Diocese of Cleveland, in Barberton, Ohio since 1898.