THIS WEEK IN OUR PARIS
SATURDAY, September 20,
1 Cor. 15: 35 – 37, 42 – 49, Lk. 8: 4 – 15
1:00 p.m. Sauer / Liston wedding
3:00 p.m. Reconciliation
5:00 p.m. Evening Prayer & Rosary
TUESDAY, September 23,
12:00 noon Elizabeth Wolf
THURSDAY, September 25,
Eccl. 1: 2 – 11, Lk. 9: 7 – 9
6:00 p.m. Adoration at Corpus
6:30 p.m. Mass at Corpus Christi
FRIDAY, September 26,
12:00 noon Ruppersburg / Felder family
SATURDAY, September 27,
Eccl. 11: 9 – 12: 8, Lk. 9: 43 – 45
1:30 p.m. Liu / Russell wedding
3:00 p.m. Reconciliation
Refresh them Lord, with your healing grace
Nursing Home: Evelyn Spiert, Donna Whitacre
Bi-weekly: Sept. 8, 22 Monthly Sept. 1 & 15.
“How do I make a return to the Lord for all he has done for me.”?
RCIA / ADULT FAITH FORMATION
The class topic for this week is “Bible Basics” by Jason Shanks. All those in the parish who are interested in learning some of the basics of scripture and why it is a document that is reliable, please feel free to come. You don’t have to be investigating Catholicism to attend and grow in your knowledge of our faith. The class meets from 7:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. in the Burkley Atrium. Access through the backdoor off of the parking lot.
R.C.I.C. (Rite of Christian Initiation of Children)
Meetings are held each Sunday beginning Sept. 21, 2008 starting at 10:00 a.m. in the school gymnasium. Sessions will last approximately 1 hour. This program is for children who have not received the Sacraments of Baptism or First Communion. It is also for children who are not Catholic, but would like to be so.
SACRAMENT OF RECONCILIATION
The Sacrament of Penance will be celebrated here on Saturdays from 3:00 to 3:30 except for October 11th. The Sacrament will be celebrated on Mondays immediately after the noon mass except for October 13th.
LITURGICAL/VOLUNTEER SCHEDULES for September 27 - 28 (4th Sunday of the Month)
TIME DATE ALTAR SERVER LECTOR EXTRAORDINARY MINISTERS
4:00 PM Sept. 27 Mariel Hayes Lori Mitchell John Lamotte, Johnny Lamotte, Don Alexander,
Juan Durano John Rees Rita Alexander, Matt Lovett, open
9:00 AM Sept. 28 Taylor Carter Mike Keebaugh Dave & Marge Smigelski, Ray & Terry Thomas, Mike Gerlach,
Charlie Collins Maureen Keebaugh Frank & Mary Wickham, Stephanie Martt
11:30 AM Sept. 28 Annie Minner Pam Mortimer Angie Stoller, Tommy Zervas, Ann Anderson,
Andy Price, Natasha Mattox Don Metnes Sandra Thompson, Tyler Lawler, open
COFFEE & DOUGHNUTS: September 28 – Luisa Schurtz & Julie Orzano Pray for our men and women in uniform
Are you praying for guidance in the upcoming elections? There is a novena on line at www.faithfulcitizenship.org. It can be prayed privately or taken to your favorite prayer group or club meeting.
PONTIFICAL COLLEGE JOSEPHINUM LECTURE SERIES 2008-2009 Building Spiritual Bridges to the Community lecture series! The series begins Wednesday, September 24, as Ralph McInerny, Ph.D., presents “Newman and Natural Theology” at 7:00 p.m. in the Jessing Center on the Josephinum campus. The event is free of charge and open to the public; reservations not required. Please call 614-985-2497 for more information.
Apologetics Speaker Presentation on "The Church"
Monday, September 22nd at 7 p.m. Mr. Paul Pennino of St. Brendan will give a presentation on the differences between the Catholic view of One Holy Catholic Church and the Protestant view of 'a loose affiliation of like-minded believers'. The Presentation will be held at Gresso's (upstairs), 961 S. High Street. Admission is
The quarterly Jordon Conference session will be held on October 21, 2008 at 7:00 p.m. in the Atrium. Please contact the parish office at 445-9668 to confirm your attendance.
October 5th is Respect Life Sunday. There will be Stations of the Cross for Life prayer here at 10:30 that day. It is hoped that 9:00 a.m. worshippers can return after refreshments to participate and that 11:30 a.m. worshippers can come early at 10:30.
BELLS of ST.
Thank you for your generosity! We have raised $143,000 toward our 2008 goal! We are only $7,000 away from reaching our goal for this year! Please consider raising your pledge, or if you haven’t made a pledge to date please do so now. We want to be able to reach our goal and it is only possible through your generous donations. The parts have been ordered to fix the bells—soon the bells will ring loudly for all to hear!!!
S.M.A.C. BOOK CLUB
The next 20-30something book club discussion will be held on Sunday, October 5th at 12:30pm following the 11:30 Mass. Please meet in front of the Specht Building located on the north end of the Parish parking lot adjacent to the bank. Once gathered we will relocate to a local restaurant or café for coffee and/or lunch. We will be discussing a different book each month. October’s Book Club selection is "The Great Divorce" by C.S. Lewis. This will be a great opportunity to meet other young adults while having some great discussion. For more information, contact: firstname.lastname@example.org
200th Anniversary of the First Mass in the State of Ohio
On Sunday, September 28, 2008 at 2:00 PM, Bishop Campbell will celebrate a Mass to commemorate the 200th Anniversary of the First Mass in the State of Ohio. The historic celebration will be held on the original grounds where the first Mass took place in 1808. You are cordially invited to join us for the anniversary Mass, a memorial dedication and a reception to be held at 5000 Stage Coach Road NW just outside of Somerset, Ohio. From the Somerset square, head west on Route 22 for two miles, turn left on Toll Gate Road and follow the signs. Please call the Catholic Record Society at 614 241 2571 or send an email to email@example.com if you plan to attend this historic happening.
ST. CHARLES SCHOOL NEWS
The St. Charles Preparatory School Drama Department will hold women’s auditions for its fall production of the new musical, Striking 12 and It’s a Wonderful Life: A Live Radio Play on Wednesday, September 24th at 4:00 p.m. and Saturday, September 27th at 10:00 a.m. at the St. Charles Campus Theatre, 2010 E. Broad St. Auditions are open to all area high school women. For more information contact St. Charles at 252-6714.
CATHOLIC LAYWOMEN’S RETREAT LEAGUE
A silent retreat will be held the weekend of October, 3-5, 2008 at St. Therese’s Retreat Center. It is open to all Catholic women in the diocese. Sr. Christella Ritchey, OSF will present “Prayer: Person, Gift, Power, and Presence”. Registration deadline is September 26th. For more information call Marjo Angelo at 614-861-4434.
You and a friend are invited to the Marian Dinner hosted by Bishop Frederick F. Campbell on Monday, October 20, 2008 from 6:00 – 8:30 p.m. at St. Andrew Catholic Church, 1899 McCoy Road. Open to all single women, high school juniors and seniors, college students and beyond. RSVP to your pastor, principal, or campus youth minister or call