SATURDAY, November 17, Elizabeth of Hungary,

     1:00 p.m.    Taylor/Thomas Wedding

     3:00 – 3:30 Confessions

     4:00 p.m.    Sybil H. Moeller

SUNDAY, November 18, Thirty-Third Sunday in Ordinary Time

Mal 3:19-20a; 2Thes 3:7-12; Lk 21:5-19

      9:00 a.m.      Bill Hirn

                            Coffee & Donuts

    11:30 a.m.      Parishioners of St. Mary

      7:00 p.m.  Bingo

MONDAY, November 19,

1 Mc. 1:10-15, 4`-43, 54-57; Lk. 18:35-42

  7:50 a.m.  Morning Chapel

   12:00 noon Rita Plageman

      5:00 p.m. Evening Prayer & Rosary

TUESDAY, November 20,

2 Mc. 6:18-31; Lk. 19:1-10

     9:45 a.m.     John Heider (All School Mass)

    12:00 noon     Timothy Campbell

     5:00 p.m.  Evening Prayer & Rosary

WEDNESDAY, November 21, Presentation of the Blessed

2 Mc. 7:1, 20-31; Lk. 19:11-28                                   Virgin

                      No School

  12:00 noon   Helen Kurguz

      5:00 p.m.  Evening Prayer & Rosary

     6:30 p.m.  Thanksgiving Eve Men’s Gathering

     7:00 p.m.  Choir rehearsal

THURSDAY, November 22, Cecilia, virgin, martyr / Thanksgiving Day

Sir. 50:22-24; 1 Cor. 1:3-9; Lk. 17:11-19 

   10:00 a.m.   Living & Deceased of the Michael Family

FRIDAY, November 23, Clement, pope / Columban, abbot / Miguel Pro, priest, martyr

1 Mc. 4:36-37, 52-59; Lk. 19:45-48

                            No Mass at St. Mary’s

     5:00 p.m.  Evening Prayer & Rosary

SATURDAY, November 24, Andrew Dung-Lac and companions, martyrs,

     3:00 – 3:30 Confessions

     4:00 p.m.    Parishioners of St. Mary’s

SUNDAY, November 25, Christ the King

2 Sm. 5:1-3; Col. 1:12-20; Lk. 23:35-43

      9:00 a.m.      Bea & Hanry Thibaut

                            Coffee & Donuts

    11:30 a.m.      Steve Wilson

      7:00 p.m.  Bingo

Penance Service: Join us for the Sacrament of Penance at 2:00 p.m. on December 16th.

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: Evelyn Spiert, Catherine Allen, Donna Whitacre

At Home: Charlie Campbell, Josephine Calabro, Frank Carrick, Fred Courtney, Anna Czernik, Sondra Fisher-Goodwin, Judy Hall, Henrietta Koch, Mary Ann Koch, Tim McManus, Al Moeller, Mary Ann Prager, Frank Pulsinelli, Rita Redwood, Larry Schwartz, Tyler Zust.


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 (Electronic 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 26, December 3, 10, 17, 24; Bi-weekly: November 26, December 10, & 24; Monthly December 1 or 15, Christmas December 24.

Get into the Holiday Spirit! Come hear the Columbus Maennerchor choir annual Christmas concert at St. Mary’s Sunday, December 3, 2007 at 2:00 p.m.  Admission is free!    

FYI: the Christmas Mass schedule will be:

December 22-23 -Fourth Sunday of Advent: Regular Mass Schedule 4:00 p.m. - 9:00 a.m. and 11:30 a.m.

December 24th -Christmas Eve: 4:00 p.m., 6:00 p.m. and the traditional Midnight Mass

December 25th - Christmas Day: 10:00 a.m.

The Feast of Mary, Mother of God is a day of obligation this year. We will have a Mass on January 1st at 12:00 Noon


JESUS JAMS is this Sunday from 5:30pm9pm at St. Agatha Church.  Mass is included!  Relive NCYC with youth from around the diocese!  Skits, music, and a talk on the “End Times” will all be included.  Mark your calendar now for the next Jesus Jam on Sunday, December 16th

CHRISTMAS AT THE ZOO: All 7th-8th graders, and High School students are invited to come view the lights at the zoo on Saturday December 8th from 6 to 8pm!  Please take a permission slip on the back bulletin board or RSVP to Father Thomas at  Cost is $10.00.

LITURGICAL/VOLUNTEER SCHEDULES for November 24-25  (4th Sunday Of The Month)

                  DATE          ALTAR SERVER                   LECTOR                       EXTRAORDINARY MINISTERS                  

4:00 PM      Nov. 24       S.Regan                               L.Mitchell                      D. & L. Mitchell, F.Melton,

                                    M.Hayes, J.Durano                J.Rees                          D.Alexander, C.Rees, volunteer                   

9:00 AM      Nov. 25       M. Badurina,                         M. Keebaugh                 D. & M. Smigelski, R. & T. Thomas,

                                    A. Minner, T. Carter        M.Keebaugh                  F. & M. Wickham, M. Gerlach, M. Kelly              

11:30 AM    Nov. 25       C. Hall                                  J. Vogt,                         S. Jeffrey, K. Hanson, T. Lawler,

                                    R. & J. Vogt                         K. Haytas                     K. Hall, M. Lovett, D. Martello               

Coffee & Donuts November 25th: L.Schurtz, J.Orsano                          Pray for our men and women in uniform 

Get Your Tickets Now!  For the 3rd Annual Saint Mary Gala & Auction and save $10 per ticket if purchased before Nov. 15th!  All proceeds benefit St. Mary Catholic School.  The event takes place on January 26th at The Columbus Athenaeum.  Enjoy an evening of fine dining, live music, dancing and participating in the Silent Auction with our Master of Ceremonies, Andrea Cambern, WBNS TV 10 news anchor.  For more information on how to purchase tickets, be a sponsor, or to donate auction items go to our website and click on "Gala Information" or call 444-8994. 

Call it a clan, call it a network, call it a tribe, call it a family. Whatever you call it, whoever you are, you need one. Jane Howard, "Families"

November is Family Month. A great way to give thanks for our gifts especially our gift of family is to attend Mass on Thanksgiving Day. Mass Thanksgiving day will be at 9:00 a.m.


Knights of Columbus #5429 will have a Thanksgiving Eve Men’s Gathering at St. Mary’s School Gym Wednesday, November 22 from 6:30 until Midnight (or so). Fun Food, fellowship and a beverage or two! Evening raffle and an occasional split the pot. Cost is $15.00 at the door. Please come and join us.

MARK YOUR CALENDARS and plan to attend the Columbus St. Patrick Christmas Treasures Bazaar on Saturday, December 1 from 10 a.m. – 3 p.m.  Admission is free!  Many vendors/crafters will be there. Light lunch from 11 a.m. – 1 p.m.  Door prizes for those attending.  Great opportunity for Christmas shopping!!

Due to early bulletin deadlines from now until after the first of the year. Please submit bulletin information at least two weeks before the intended print date. Thank you.


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


OFFERTORY: 11/10-11         Envelopes        $3,136.00

                                                Loose Change      876.00

                                                 ECO                     915.00

                                                 Total                  4,927.00


Bingo deposit 11/11:   $3,018.00


Thank you to those who worked Bingo November 11th: Dick Hilsheimer, Leo Thurn, Kelly Mullins-Thornton, Kathy & Jim Morbitzer, Nichole Robinson, Patty Eakin, Chris Davis. Kitchen: Heleyna Carter, Theresa Ellen, Susan Brouillette. Baker: Kelly Mullins-Thornton

Please remember to honor your bingo commitment!

Annual Christmas Tree Sale at St. Mary Columbus, 700 S. 3rd St., featuring fresh top quality Douglas Fir, Fraser Fir, Scotch Pine, White Pine and Blue Spruce trees, wreathes and roping.   November 24 through December 23. M-F 2:30-9:30pm, Sat. Noon-9pm, Sun. Noon-6pm.  Visa and MasterCard accepted with proper ID.

The Serra Club of North Columbus presents Msgr. Frank Lane speaking on Random Thoughts on the Divisions in American Catholicism: Where They Come From and What They Mean at 12 noon (lunch) on Wednesday, November 28, at the Jessing Center at the Josephinum. Cost is $10. Reserve by check before Nov. 21 to Serra of N. Columbus, 1822 Lake Shore Dr. Columbus, OH 43204.  For information please call 614-488-3773.

Activities coming up at St. Mary’s:

v   Adopt-a-family

v   Chili & Carols December 7th beginning at 5:00 in the school gym and ending at Frank Fetch Park with the 7 PM tree lighting.

v   School Advent Program Thursday, December 13th at 7:00 p.m. in the church.

CHRISTMAS TREE SALE VOLUNTEERS NEEDED (YEP, It is that time of year already!)

Help is needed on Friday, November 23th to unload the Christmas Trees starting at 9am. More than just muscles are needed.  We need people to help with serving drinks, donuts, setup coffee, make sure volunteers are signed in, etc.  If you are available to help please call Tracie Johnson at 746-1459

We are in need of volunteers to sell trees the Saturday and Sunday time slots starting the weekend after thanksgiving—2 hour slots.  Saturday shifts range from 10:00am through 10:00pm, the Sunday shifts are from 10:00am through 6:00pm.  You pick which two hours works best for you and we will put you down in that time slot.  If a group would like to work together please let us know.  Snacks and beverages will be provided. Please fill out the volunteer tear out and put in the collection basket.

Name: ____________________________________

Phone Number: ____________________________

Email: ____________________________________

Preferred Time Slot: ________________________

Preferred Dates: ___________________________

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