Registration is now open for the 2016 Winter CYO Sports Season for the following: third through eighth grade boys basketball registration; third through eighth grade girls basketball registration; and third through eighth grade cheer - There are fees to participate. Registration runs through Oct. 16. Register at

October is designated "Respect For Life Month." To support this mission, Knights of Columbus Council 2362 will place a baby playpen at the front entrance of St. Joseph Church through Oct. 30. Parishioners are asked to help fill the playpen with baby and toddler items. All donations will be taken to the Community Pregnancy Center in Barberton.

St. Joseph will be the host site for the first six weekly meetings of JustFaith, an intensive, small-group program for faithful Christians looking to deepen their commitment to care for vulnerable people and the planet. The group will meet in Nolan Hall on Tuesdays from 6 to 8:30 p.m. through Nov. 1. Following the first six weeks, JustFaith participants will meet for phases two, three and four of the program at other locations in Summit county. For more information, contact Diane Zbasnik, Director, Catholic Commission of Summit County, at 330-535-2787 or

Youth Group will meet on Oct. 16 from 6 to 7 p.m. in St. Martha’s Kitchen at the school. Enjoy fun with friends, faith formation, and service activities. The topic will be "I Believe in God the Father." Youth Group is open to all students in grades 7 through 12. Contact for more information.

Join the congregation on Oct. 17 at 6:30 p.m. Mass in the church to hear speaker Frank Kelly. Kelly travels the country with a ministry that consists of Healing Services, Confirmation instruction and Life in the Spirit seminars.

Cub Scouts Troop 180 will be selling Popcorn after the 5 p.m. Vigil Mass on Oct. 22, and after all the Masses on Oct. 23 in Nolan Hall (basement of church).

Altar and Rosary Card Party tickets are still available. The event is Oct. 27 at 6 p.m. in the School Gym. Join the congregation for an evening of fun, chance, camaraderie and good food. Call Bernice: 330-923-8150, or Rose: 234-571-4478, or Toni: 330-928-5172 for tickets.

Saint Joseph Parish School will host Kindergarten Kickoff on Nov. 16 at 6 p.m. Parents and children are invited to join the congregation for a presentation, tour, and hot dog dinner. RSVP required. Call 300-928-2173 or go to to register by Nov. 9.

Weekly Sunday Masses at Saint Joseph Church take place at 8 a.m., 10 a.m., and noon with the Sunday Vigil on Saturdays at 5 p.m.

For more information on these events or on becoming a parishioner, visit or call 330-928-2173.

Saint Joseph Roman Catholic Church is located at 1761 Second St., Cuyahoga Falls, OH 44221. Saint Joseph School is located at 1909 Third St. The parish office/rectory is located at 215 Falls Ave.