THIS WEEK IN OUR PARISH
SATURDAY, November 18, Vigil Mass
Bob Andrews Baptism Bergeron
MONDAY, November 20,
Rv. 1:1-4, 2:1-5
Evening Prayer & Rosary
Rv. 4:1-11; Lk. 19:11-28
Rv. 5:1-10; Lk. 19:41-44
Joe Testa, Jr.
Open Gym (adults)
SATURDAY, November 25, Vigil Mass
Ernest G. Johnson
Pray for our men and women in uniform.
U = Anniversary of death
Please remember in your prayers all those who are sick or suffering, especially those homebound or in nursing homes.
Refresh them Lord, with your healing grace.
Nursing Home: John Heider, Tim McManus, Evelyn Spiert.
At Home: Charlie Campbell, Diane Carrick, Josephine Calabro, Fred Courtney, Marie Ebelberger, Sondra Fisher-Goodwin, Judy Hall, Henrietta Koch, Mary Ann Koch, Marie McGrath, Rita Redwood.
ECO (Electric Contributions Option) Program is always open for new sign-ups. See the information at the rear of church or call the parish office. ECO –schedule: Weekly November 20, & 27; bi-weekly November 20; Monthly November 1st or 15th.
If you will be unable to fulfill your scheduled ministry please get a substitute. Please contact Jason Shanks if there will be a change in your ministry.
Vocalists who would like to participate in Christmas services are needed. Mass/Christmas Day service rehearsals will begin November 29th. All voices are welcome. Male voices are particularly needed.
Children who are interested in singing at the Christmas Eve or Christmas day service are needed as well. See Teresa Monds if interested in the Christmas Eve service and Joy Seipp if interested in singing Christmas Day.
The Bells of St. Mary Handbell Choir is looking for Ringers for Midnight Mass. You do not need to be able to read music to ring, just the desire to have fun and play a musical instrument. Please contact Amanda Walker at email@example.com or 325.1758.
St. Mary Christmas Cards will be sold in packs of 10 for $10.00. These cards are of our Nativity Set. Cards may be purchased in the parish office during office hours, Monday – Friday
LITURGICAL/VOLUNTEER SCHEDULES November 25-26
ALTAR SERVER LECTOR EXTRAORDINARY MINISTERS SACRISTAN
4:00 PM K. S. & T. Lawler J. LaMotte, M.J.Lachaw, E. Holleran, L.Mitchell D.Smeltzer, D.Mitchell E.Holleran
9:00 AM A.Minner, R.Vogt, R.Helon S.Martt, F.Melton, A.Metoyer M.Badurina M.Kelly P.Mortimer, S.Naegele, C.Reis J.Carone
11:30 AM N.Mattox, T.Zervas,, T.Jeffrey, , L.Lovett, S.Perry, S.Thompson, Z.Johnson S.Jeffrey D. & D. Bosner J.Carone
Coffee & Donuts 11/26: O & E. Aideyman
St. Mary’s has relics of Saints in the Southeast alcove of the church. While visiting these relics you may wish to write the name of a loved one who has died. We will remember and pray for them this November.
St. Therese’s Retreat Center in
As Mother Theresa said: “Each person’s mission is a mission of love. Begin where you are, with the people closest to you.” November has been designated as Family Month and November 19-25 as National Family Week. The Family Life Office encourages you to be mindful of the precious gift of family as you gather in celebration with extended family for Thanksgiving as well as during your everyday moments together.
Can you fulfill a Christmas wish? St. Mary's annual Adopt-a-Family "wish lists" will be available at every Mass on November 18 & 19, and gifts will be collected December 3 & 4. Donations will be accepted to purchase grocery gift cards. Several of our St. Mary families need help this year. For more information, call Julie Graham-Price, 444-5409.
High School Students: Future activities include: November 19 and December 10, pizza in the rectory at and free transportation to the Jesus Jam at St. Agatha. Your friends from other churches are invited to all activities except the ones that require St. Mary’s to provide transportation.
Please mark your calendar for Wednesday, November 29th. The Parent/Family Network sponsored by the Office of Social concerns Catholic Diocese of Columbus will present Mary Fristad, Ph.D “Behavior Issues Across the Spectrum”. The presentation will be in St. Mary’s school gym form All are welcome.
FYI – St. Mary’s will again have The Maennerchor Concert Sunday, December 3rd at
· All School Mass Tuesday, November 21st.
· Thanksgiving break November 22-24. Classes resume Monday, November 27th.
· Christmas Tree Sale begins November 25th.
· Chili and Carols will be Friday, December 1st beginning at
Our Gala will be
· Anyone wishing to sponsor a child for this school year please contact Cindy Oddi at 445-9668.
Please remember to honor your bingo commitment.