THIS WEEK IN OUR PARISH

          THIS WEEK IN OUR PARISH

 

SATURDAY, November 15,

3 Jn 5 – 8, Lk 18: 1 – 8,

      3:00 p.m.              Reconciliation

      4:00 p.m.        Mark Allen Michael  

 

SUNDAY, November 16,

Prv 31: 10–13, 19–20, 30–31, 1 Thes 5: 1–6, Mt. 25: 14–30  

      9:00 a.m.        Patrick Thomas   

                             Coffee and Doughnuts

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

                             Schroeder baptism – after Mass

       3:00 p.m.       Polish Mass

       7:00 p.m.        Bingo

MONDAY, November 17,         

Rv 1: 1 – 4, 2: 1 – 5, Lk. 18: 35 – 43

   12:00 noon         Elizabeth Wolf  

                             Reconciliation following Mass

TUESDAY, November 18,

Rv 3: 1 – 6, 14 – 22, Lk. 19: 1 – 10

     12:00 noon        Leo LaPointe 

      6:00 p.m.         Choir practice (11:30 choir)

WEDNESDAY, November 19,

Rv 4: 1 – 11, Lk. 19: 11 – 28

      9:45 a.m.        Charles Oliver 

    12:00 noon             Parishioners of St. Mary    

      6:00 p.m.         Bible study – Specht Center

      7:00 p.m.         Choir practice (9:00 choir)

      7:00 p.m.         R.C.I.A.  

THURSDAY, November 20,

Rv. 5: 1 – 10, Lk. 19: 41 – 44

                             No Noon Mass at St. Mary

      6:00 p.m.         Adoration at Corpus Christi

      6:30 p.m.         Mass at Corpus Christi

 

FRIDAY, November 21,

Rv. 10: 8 – 11, Lk 19: 45 – 48

    12:00 noon        Elizabeth Wolf       

                       

SATURDAY, November 22,

Rv 11: 4 – 12, Lk. 20: 27 – 40

      3:00 p.m.              Reconciliation

      4:00 p.m.        Mary Jo McCarthy    

 

SUNDAY, November 23,

Ez 34: 11–12, 15 –17, 1 Cor 15: 20–26, 28, Mt. 25: 31 – 46 

      9:00 a.m.        Living & Deceased Wirth family  

                             Coffee and Doughnuts

      11:30 a.m.       Marguerite Gutknecht   

       7:00 p.m.        Bingo

 

 

 

Please remember in your prayers all those who are sick or suffering, especially those homebound or in nursing homes.            

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Nursing Home:  Evelyn Spiert, Donna Whitacre

At Home : Catherine Allen, Charlie Campbell, Josephine Calabro, Frank Carrick, Judy Hall,  Henrietta Koch, Mary Ann Koch, Mary Laubenthal, Tim McManus, Al Moeller, Mary Ann Prager, Larry Schwartz, Tyler Zust, Rita Ann McCreary, James Johnson,  John Wuichner,  Jeff Buskey, Betty Friedlinghaus  

If you are admitted to a hospital St. Mary’s may not be notified. Please ask a family member to call us.  

 

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. A

ECO –schedule: Weekly: Oct.27, Nov. 3, 10, 17, 24

Bi-weekly: November 3 - 17,   Monthly November 1 & 15

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

 

OFFERTORY

11/08 - 09/2008

                                    Envelopes:             $4,309.00

                                    Loose Change:      $1,061.00

                        ECO deposits 11/10/08:     $  145.00    

                                   Total offering:         $5,515.00

                                                                                                                 

                  Bingo November 9, 2008:        $1,068.25

Come & Play Bingo!  Jackpot is now $6,300.00

Please remember to honor your bingo commitment!

VOLUNTEERS NEEDED

 

RCIA / ADULT FAITH FORMATION

The class topic for this week is “The Sacraments”.  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. Enter through the backdoor off of the parking lot.     

 

BIBLE STUDY

Bible study has resumed their weekly meetings with the study of the book of Romans. Meetings are held in the Specht Center each Wed. at 6:00 p.m. All are welcome.

 

CATHOLIC CAMPAIGN for HUMAN DEVELOPMENT

Next Sunday, Nov. 23rd is the annual Catholic Campaign for Human Development. Please give as generously as you can toward this anti-poverty program that is aimed at breaking the cycle of poverty. Please use your envelope designated for this collection.


 

 

LITURGICAL/VOLUNTEER SCHEDULES for November 22 - 23 (4th Sunday of the Month)

TIME           DATE      ALTAR SERVER                  LECTOR                         EXTRAORDINARY MINISTERS                                            

4:00 PM      Nov. 22         Mariel Hayes                   Lori Mitchell                     John Lamotte, Johnny Lamotte, Don Alexander

                                      Juan Durano                    John Rees                       Rita Alexander, Matt Lovett, open                      

9:00 AM         Nov.  23         Taylor Carter                          Mike Keebaugh                      Dave & Marge Smigelski,  Ray & Terry Thomas,      

                                                   Charlie Collins                       Maureen Keebaugh              Frank & Mary Wickham, Mike Gerlach, Stephanie Martt                       

11:30 AM       Nov.  23     Natasha Mattox                    Pam Mortimer                 Angie Stoller, Tommy Zervas, Ann Anderson

                                  Andy Price, Annie Minner     Don Metnes                     Sandra Thompson, Tyler Lawler, open                

COFFEE & DOUGHNUTS:  November 23 – Elizabeth & Ogbe Aideyman               Pray for our men and women in uniform


 

REMINDERS AND UPDATES

 

YOUTH GROUP MEETING TONIGHT

The Youth Group (students in grades 7 through 12) will meet tonight at 7:00 p.m. in the parish office building. We will have a brief film, some discussion, and refreshments.  Father Thomas needs a substitute chaperone on November 16th.  

 

PLAN AHEAD FOR GOOD MUSIC

December 7th at 2:00 p.m. the annual Maennerchor Concert.

December 7th from 6:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. enjoy the annual Village Lights outside and a hand bell concert here.

December 13th at 7:00 p.m., the Village Singers perform at the Meeting Haus.

December 21st - Confessions in Polish at 2:00 p.m.; Mass in Polish at 3:00 p.m., and a violin and piano concert at 4:00 p.m.

 

NEWS FROM ST. LEO

November 20th at 6:00 p.m.  Father Stash Dailey, a newly ordained priest this year, will be celebrating a mass in honor of the dead of St. Leo Parish and for all of our loved ones.   

December 5th at 8:00p.m. - St. Leo Church - The Magpie Christmas Concert - A concert of traditional Advent and winter songs from all over Europe.  The music tells the Christmas story.

 

THEOLOGY AND A PUB

Catholic young adults - do you want to learn more about your faith and meet others who share it? Join us for Theology and a Pub on Tuesday, November 18! This month's topic is Poverty: One Word, So Many Meanings. Our speaker will be Fr. Kevin Lutz of Holy Family. Doors open at 6 p.m. and the discussion begins at 7:30 at Gresso's, 961 South High Street in German Village. Admission is free, and food and drink are available for purchase.

For more information, visit www.theologyandapub.org.

 

 

NEW ANNOUNCEMENTS

 

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CHRISTMAS FLOWER REMEMBRANCE FORM

Your contribution in memory of a loved one, living or deceased, will be used toward purchase of flowers for St. Mary Christmas season decorations.

 

Names to be remembered – please print

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Donor name:

Amount enclosed:

 

If additional lines are needed please attach your list to this form.

You may drop this form into the offering baskets or return to the parish office.

Deadline for your response is Sun. December 14th, 2008.

 

 

AVENT SEASON BEGINS NOVEMBER 30TH

St. Mary’s will host an Advent Penance Service on Sunday December 7th from 12:30 p.m. until 1:30 p.m.

 

HEALING AFTER ABORTION 

Is God calling you to take this journey with Him?  We invite you to join us at Bethesda Healing Ministry for regular support group meetings on the 2nd and 4th Monday of each month at 6:30 p.m.  We welcome you with open arms. Please call 614-718-0277, 614-309-0157 or 614-309-2651.  To speak with someone in Spanish, please call 614-309-0810. God bless you.

 

GALA NEWS: TUITION RAFFLE TICKETS ON SALE NOW

The annual St. Mary’s Gala is approaching and again this year we will offer the opportunity to purchase raffle tickets for a $5,000.00 tuition scholarship. Tickets are $20.00 each with only 500 tickets being sold. Tickets will be sold by Gala committee members and can be purchased at the parish office. More news forthcoming on this event.

 

BOOK CLUB: ALL ADULTS WELCOME!

Sunday, December 7th at 10AM

The Book Club - sponsored by S.M.A.C. but open to Adults of ALL ages - is held on the first Sunday of every month at

10 a.m. between the 9:00 and 11:30 Masses. There will be a different book selection each month (Note: the January date has been cancelled and will resume in February). Please meet at the St. Mary School Cafeteria for "Coffee & Donuts" and Book Club discussion.  December's Book Club Selection is "Unwrapping Christmas" By Lori Copeland. Feel free to come to as many or few book clubs as you are able to attend and bring a friend! For more information, contact Tara Orban at: taraorban@gmail.com . We hope to see you there!

 

NEWS FROM ST. CHARLES

Congratulations are in order for the young men listed below who have achieved a grade point average of 3.0 or better for their first quarter at St. Charles. These young men are: Christopher Thibaut, Lloyd Furuta, Ryan Niklas, and Colin Phillips. Well done!!

 

MARRIAGE ENCOUNTER WELCOMES……. couples who desire a richer, fuller life together, helping to make their good marriage great, couples who have been married for only a short time or for many years who seek to deepen and enrich the joys that they share together, members of all faith expressions.  The weekend is Catholic in orientation and is expressed in the tradition and understanding of the Catholic Church, however, because the tools and skills learned are of universal benefit, members of all faiths are welcome. 

Call 740-746-9003 for more information.

 

ZOO LIGHTS

High School Students and 7th and 8th graders from our school and parish are welcome to go to see the lights at the zoo on Sunday, November 23.  The cost is $5.00 and reservations are required (call 445-9668). There will be supper in the Atrium at 5:00, and then the group will board a bus for the trip to the zoo.  Please call before Wednesday, Nov. 19th to reserve you spot.

 

HELP NEEDED

Bingo continues to be a vital part of our parish financial support (our largest fundraiser!); however, we are in need of more volunteers to keep this fund raiser profitable. Please call us at 445-9668 if you can help for just a few hours once a month.

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