THIS WEEK IN OUR PARISH
3 Jn 5 – 8, Lk 18: 1 – 8,
THURSDAY, November 20,
Rv. 5: 1 – 10, Lk. 19: 41 – 44
FRIDAY, November 21,
Rv. 10: 8 – 11, Lk 19: 45 – 48
Rv 11: 4 – 12, Lk. 20: 27 – 40
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.”?
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 to in the Burkley Atrium. Enter through the backdoor off of the parking lot.
Bible study has resumed their weekly meetings with the study
of the book of Romans. Meetings are held in the
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.
TIME DATE ALTAR SERVER LECTOR EXTRAORDINARY MINISTERS
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
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.
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.
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.
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
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.
Sunday, December 7th at 10AM
Book Club - sponsored by S.M.A.C. but open to Adults of
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: firstname.lastname@example.org . 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.
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.
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.