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We are so overwhelmed with all the outpouring of support and help for the residents of East Palestine that we would like to direct you to where the donations should go -

1.) Donations of water and food can be dropped off at Our Lady of Lourdes Parish - 210 East Main St., East Palestine between the hours of 8:30am and noon during weekdays.

2.) Monetary donations can be made out to Our Lady of Lourdes and mailed to our parish office at,
St. Jude
180 7th Street

Columbiana, OH 44408

Thank so very much and God bless.

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Our Lady of Lourdes


Catholic Diocese of Youngstown

Continued prayers are requested for those around the train derailment in East Palestine.

Fr. David Misbrener, pastor of the Our Lady of Lourdes and St. Jude Parishes, was recently interviewed by OSV News. You can read that article online at:

National Catholic Reporter

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Emergency Proclamation

In accordance with the village regulation concerning the evacuation order and the declaration of emergency for the village of East Palestine, 8:30 am mass for tomorrow (Sunday February 5th) at Our Lady of Lourdes is cancelled.

Although there will be dispensation, Father David encourages you attend mass at St. Jude this evening (Saturday February 4th at 4:00pm) or tomorrow morning (Sunday, February 5th at 11:00 am). He also encourages attendance to Our Lady of Lourdes special feast day mass this Friday, February 10th at 6 pm.

Please pray for the safety all involved during this emergency. 




Our Lady of Lourdes church hall will be open to EP residents affected by the train derailment from 8:30 AM - 12:00 PM Saturday, February 18 for water, food, and other necessities.

Our Lady of Lourdes church in EP @ 11:30-12:30 Free Community Meal. Inviting all Police officers, fire fighters, & EMS. All are welcome. Take a break come enjoy some down time. Please pass the word!

"The hand of was...present for us, you know, that there was no one killed, that there was no loss of life," added pastor Fr. David Misbrener. "And the damage and property, that all can be replaced."
WFMJ East Palestine church holds feast of thanksgiving services one week after train disaster...

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