St. Luke Roman Catholic Church
5235 South Avenue - Boardman, Ohio - 44512 (330) 782-9783
Parish Mission Statement
We are members of St. Luke Parish, a Roman Catholic Community of Faith within the Diocese of Youngstown. We are deeply rooted in both Scripture and tradition.
Born in Baptism and sustained by the celebration of the Eucharist, we embrace our life in Christ through prayer and sacrament, service and outreach, proclamation of the Word and formation in faith. Guided by the Holy Spirit and motivated by our love of God and of all people, we are both a sign and an instrument of the Kingdom of Promise.
Our unique blessing and gift is that we are a parish family which creates a warm and welcoming worship environment and participates fully in the planning and celebration of the Liturgy.
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St. Luke Stewardship Prayer
Heavenly Father, life is your gift to us. You call us to live our lives in service to others.
Guide us as we choose each day to show your presence to all those we meet.
Give us the courage to do whatever we can, with whatever we have, to bring your love to our community, and the world.
- Saturday at 4:30pm
- Sunday at 9:00am and 11:00am
- Monday at 8:30pm
- Tuesday through Friday at 8:00am
- Holy Days, please consult the bulletin
Stewardship Reflection for
July 24, 2016
17th Sunday in Ordinary Time
St. Paul advised us to pray constantly. In Today’s Gospel, Jesus in effect tells us the same thing. It is difficult for us to underestimate the power of prayer. An active and consistent prayer life is a key factor in being a good steward.
St. Teresa of Avila had this to say about prayer: “The most potent and acceptable prayer is the prayer that leaves the best effects. I do not mean it must immediately fill the soul with desire… The best effects are those which are followed by actions…when the soul not only desires the honor of God, but really strives for it.”
Her point is that prayer requires action. That is the same conclusion we might draw about stewardship as a way of life. Adding the phrase “as a way of life” implies that it is more than an attitude. It is something that should fill every moment of every day for us.
That is what Jesus is trying to communicate to us — that we must be consistent and persevere in prayer. Our lives should reflect our ongoing prayer. You might say how we live our lives is a living prayer. That is what the Lord wants from us. As the Lord advises us, “Ask and you will receive; seek and you will find; knock and the door will be opened to you.”
Check it Out
Father Gerry DeLucia gave our parishioners an update on Father Fata. The message can be viewed on the parish FaceBook page.
To view Father DeLucia's update on Father Fata, click here.
Theology on tap
Please save the dates for this summer for Theology on Tap at the
410 N. Walnut St.
7:00pm - 9:30pm
Wed. July 20 (Speaker Fr. Ed Noga)
Wed. Aug. 17 (Speaker Deacon Mike Kocjancic)
Wed. Sept. 21 (Speaker TBA).
Sept. 21 marks our 5 year anniversary for Theology on Tap in Mahoning County!
We hope you can join us this summer! More speakers and topic details to follow.
For more information contact:
Or call Kristina Henik @ 330-559-5218
From Mass to Mission
Father Fata has been preaching thought provoking homilies here at St Luke for over 20 years. He has made us laugh, cry, and at times has even struck a nerve. A number of his homilies have been collected and are being published. You are now able to purchase FROM MASS TO MISSION ~ Homilies that Inspire by Joseph A. Fata.