THIS WEEK IN OUR PARISH

THIS WEEK IN OUR PARISH

SATURDAY, January 13, Vigil Mass

     4:00 p.m.  Andrezej & Katarnyze Lekowicz

SUNDAY, January 14, Second Sunday of Ordinary time

Is. 62:1-5; 1 Cor. 12:4-11; Jn. 2:1-11

      9:00 a.m.      St. Mary Parishioners Living & Deceased

                     (Horton Baptism)

                            Coffee & Donuts

    11:30 a.m.      JoAnne Rachiele

     7:00 p.m.  Bingo

MONDAY, January 15, Martin Luther King, Jr. holiday

Heb. 5:1-10; Mk. 2:18-22

                     NO SCHOOL – Parish office closed

   12:00 Noon Emil Skedlock

   12:30 p.m.   Confessions

TUESDAY, January 16,

Heb. 2:5-12; Mk. 1:21-28

     8:30 a.m.  Andrezej & Katarnyze Lekowicz (Gr. K-4)

     5:00 p.m.  Evening Prayer & Rosary

     6:00 p.m.  Bible Study

     7:00 p.m.  Marriage Info Night

WEDNESDAY, January 17, Anthony, abbot

Heb. 7:1-3, 15-17; Mk. 3:1-6

     8:30 a.m. Chalmers Coe (Gr. 5-8)

     2:00 p.m.  Early Dismissal

     4:30 p.m.  Market Day Pick-up

     5:00 p.m.  Evening Prayer & Rosary

     5:30 p.m.  Home & School/School Advisory Board

     6:30 p.m.  RCIA

     7:00 p.m.  Bible Study

THURSDAY, January 18,

Heb. 7:25-8:6; Mk. 3:7-12

     4:15 p.m.   K of C Free Throw Contest

     5:00 p.m.  Evening Prayer & Rosary

     6:00 p.m.   Adoration at Corpus Christi

     6:30 p.m.  Mass at Corpus Christi

FRIDAY, January 19,

Heb. 8:6-1; Mk. 3:13-19

      7:50 a.m.  Morning Chapel

12:00 noon Helen Kurguz

       5:00 p.m.   Evening Prayer & Rosary

SATURDAY, January 20, Vigil Mass

     4:00 p.m.  St. Mary Parishioners Living & Deceased

SUNDAY, January 21, Third Sunday of Ordinary time

Neh. 8:2-4, 5-6, 8-10; 1 Cor. 12:12-30; Lk. 1:1-4, 4:14-21

      9:00 a.m.      Dorothy Brunney

                     Coffee & Donuts

    11:30 a.m.      Mary Rita Weilbacher

     7:00 p.m.  Bingo

 

Pray for our men and women in uniform.

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: Tim McManus, Evelyn Spiert, Anna Czernik, Irene Doughton

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.

If you are admitted to a hospital St. Mary’s may not be notified. Please give us a call if you would like a visit. Due to privacy issues no one will be listed in the bulletin sick list unless the person themselves or an immediate family member requests it.

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: January weekly: 15, 22, 29; Bi-weekly: 15, 29; Monthly January 1st or 15th.

Jordan Conference – The next Jordan Conference (Baptism preparation) is January 23, 2007 at 7:00 p.m. in the church. Please call the parish office to register for this class.

 

Join in the worldwide mission of Jesus! By our Baptism, we are all missionaries – called to share our faith in Jesus Christ with our family and friends, with our neighbors, indeed, with the whole world. Next Sunday, we are invited to make a special commitment as missionaries of Jesus by joining the Propagation of Faith. Please use your special envelope in the regular collection.

NEEDED: Extraordinary Ministers for the 4:00 p.m. Mass.  If anyone is interested in becoming an Extraordinary Minister or switching from another Mass please call Jason at 445-9668 or email him at jasonshanks@stmarygv.com.  Previous experience not needed as training will be provided.

The sign up sheets for the February and March Fellowship Dinners are located directly under the pictures of our Holy Father and Bishop Campbell. The Welcome Committee invites you to join Father Thomas for an evening of fellowship and dinner. Please sign up if you are interested. 


LITURGICAL/VOLUNTEER SCHEDULES January 20-21

                      ALTAR SERVER                   LECTOR                       EXTRAORDINARY MINISTERS            SACRISTAN

4:00 PM          J.LaMotte,                             C.Skinner                      D.Smeltzer, F.Carrick,   

                      J.Engle, A.Price                    A.Graf                           J.Sauer, C.Rees                                    L.Mitchell     

9:00 AM          F. & C. Collins        ,             M.K.Oris,                      J.Auer, C.Badurina, P.Kenneh,

                      M.Badurina                           J.Kenneh                       E.DiSabato, M.Gerlach, B.Hilsheimer      F.Melton      

11:30 AM D.M. & W.Martello,               T.Martello,                     S.Perry, S.Brown, D.VanHorn                                                                                               P.Dineen                       L.Duren, L.Lovett, S.Jeffrey                     F.Melton      

Coffee & Donuts January 21, 2007: Knight of Columbus.


High School Students: How would you like the opportunity to celebrate the Holy Mass, rock out to some intense praise and worship music, hang with 400 of your closest friends, hear from great speakers, devour tasty treats, be entertained by some of the world’s greatest skits and dramas, and meet a precious few of the most incredibly holy Holy Orders that our Church has ever seen? My friends, encounter Jesus Jams. January 21 pizza at 4:30 in the rectory followed by free transportation to the Jesus Jam at St. Agatha Church

Life Issues: Why Should I Care? You hear the terms all the time on the news - abortion, euthanasia, stem cell research - and you hear the arguments everywhere - at work, at school, from your friends and family.. But how do life issues affect you as a Catholic young adult? Join us on Thursday, January 25 at our new home at the Columbus Maennerchor, located at 966 South High Street in German Village for a special panel discussion on this timely subject - bring your friends and your questions! Doors open at 6:30pm, and the discussion begins at 7. Admission to this special TAP presentation is FREE!

For more information, visit our website at www.theologyandapub.org.

St. Mary School reminds you that we have a Paper Recycling Program! Look for the green & yellow bin on the church parking lot. We accept: newspapers, magazines, wrapping paper, mail, shopping catalogues, all school & office papers. We cannot accept: cardboard, phone books, plastic, metal, glass, trash.

Fiat discernment retreat

Who? High school students

When? February 9-11, 2007

Where? YMCA Camp Kern, Oregonia, OH

Fiat is a retreat that focused on assisting high school aged students who are discerning a vocational call, especially to the priesthood or religious life. Go to www.seekholiness.com for registration or more information. Sponsored by seekholiness.com in conjunction with Jesus Jams.

 

 

Dear Friends—HAPPY NEW YEAR

St. Mary Catholic Church

German Village, Columbus Ohio

2nd Annual Gala

Sunday—May 20, 2007

Hyatt Regency Columbus

5:00 P.M. to 9:00 P.M.

Proceeds to benefit the School

CALL TODAY for Sponsorship and ticket information or visit our Parish Website!

614/444-8994 http://www.stmarygv.com/

When you order at www.marketday.com in January, you're automatically entered in a contest to win exciting prizes!  Prizes include a Disney Vacation Package for four, iPods, and $25 Best Buy Gift Cards!  Order until noon on Friday January 12th or call Sharyn at 578-1498.  Pick up is Wednesday, January 17th from 4:30 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. in the gym.

St. Mary School Notes…

·       Early dismissal 2:00 p.m. Wednesday, January 17th.

·       End of 2nd Quarter Friday, January 19th.

 

 “How do I make a return to the Lord for all he has done for me.”

 

OFFERTORY: 1/6-7                  envelopes                $4,633.00

                                                   loose change             1,047.80

                                                   25 ECO                     2,000.00

                                                                       Total    $7,680.80

    Christmas                             $ 50.00

Bingo January 7       $2,993.00

Thank you to those who worked Bingo January 7th: Dick Hilsheimer, Leo Thurn, Jim Morbitzer, Colleen Ruiz, Rich Ruiz, Sara Edmondson, Kathy Morbitzer, Jim Moore, Paul Kaple, Joan Wissinger, Traci Musik, Joe Townsend.

 

Look for a financial statement in the bulletin by the end of January.

 

APPRECIATION DINNER

Father Thomas and Sister Regina will be cooking for an appreciation dinner on Friday, February 2nd in the gym. Current and past school and parish volunteers and donors and supporters are all welcome. There is no charge, but reservations are required one week in advance. Please clip out and mail the form below, or drop it in the collection basket before January 22nd. The event begins with drinks and snacks at 6:00 p.m., with dinner to follow.

We are working on providing child care.

 

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Please reserve a spot at the dinner for the following persons:

 

                                                                                                               

                                                                                                               

                                                                                                               

Child Care needed: number of children            ages                   

Phone number of parents:                                                                

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