THIS WEEK IN OUR PARISH
Rv. 11: 4 – 12, Lk. 20: 27 – 40
3:00 p.m. Reconciliation
12:00 noon The Myers family
Rv. 18: 1 – 2, 21 – 23, 19: 1 – 3, 9, Lk. 21: 20 – 28
FRIDAY, November 28,
Rv. 20: 1 – 4, 11, 21: 2, Lk. 21: 29 – 33
Rv. 22: 1 – 7, Lk. 21: 34 – 36
1:00 p.m. Bowling / O’Neil wedding
3:00 p.m. Reconciliation
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
There is no class Thanksgiving week, however, classes will resume on December 3rd.
5TH SUNDAY LITURGICAL MINISTERS NEEDED
Please sign up to serve as a Liturgical minister for one of the 5th Sunday masses. The sign-up sheet is located at the back of the church under the picture of Pope Benedict.
5th SUNDAY ST. VINCENT DEPAUL COLLECTION
Please consider making a donation to this worthy organization, as the need is great in our community. Please use the specially printed offering envelopes designated for St. Vincent DePaul to make your contribution.
THANKSGIVING WEEK PARISH OFFICE SCHEDULE
The parish office will be closed on Nov. 27-28. We will resume normal hours on Monday, Dec. 1st.
TIME DATE ALTAR SERVER LECTOR EXTRAORDINARY MINISTERS
4:00 PM Nov. 29
9:00 AM Nov. 30
11:30 AM Nov. 30
COFFEE & DOUGHNUTS: November 30 – Bertha Hilsheimer & Sally Sobony Pray for our men and women in uniform
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
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.
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!
ANNOINTING OF THE SICK
The Sacrament of the Anointing of the Sick will be administered right after all the masses next weekend (November 29 and 30).
ATTENTION CATHOLIC WOMEN
The 2nd annual Columbus Catholic Women's Conference will be held on Sat. February 21, 2009, at the Lausche Building at the Ohio State Expo Center, 717 East 17th Avenue, Columbus. Register early to reserve your spot. The main speaker is Rwandan holocaust survivor Immaculee Ilibagiza; second speaker is Catholic Apologist Sr. Rosalind Moss. For more information, call Eileen Fantosi at 614-457-4457.To register on-line, visit www.columbuscatholicwomen.com.
CATECHESIS of the GOOD SHEPARD
Registrations are now being taken for adult catechist training in the Catechesis of the Good Shepherd, a hands on religious formation program for children. A training course for adult catechists working with children at level I, ages 3-6, will begin in January 2009. The formation course will be held throughout the winter and summer of 2009. The formation courses are held for a long weekend in the months of January 8-10, February 5-7, and April 23-25, 2009 and concludes July 20-25, 2009 with a one week long daytime session.from Monday through Friday for a total of 90 hours of training.
The courses will be held at St. Ladislas Church in Columbus. For registration information please contact. Pattie Jones at St. Ladislas Church 614-443-2828.The deadline for registration is December 15th.
SAVE the DATE!!! Our 4th Annual Saint Mary Gala & Auction will take place on January 24th, 2009 at The Columbus Athenaeum. Enjoy an enchanting evening of great music, food, and a silent auction. The Gala Committee would love your help! We need volunteers, donors, and auction items to make this year’s Gala an amazing success! All efforts and proceeds benefit our St. Mary School! For more information on how to donate auction items, be a sponsor, volunteer on one of the committees, make a donation, sell scholarship raffle tickets, buy or sell a program ad, or simply help promote the event go to our Web site www.stmarygv.com or call 444-8994.
KNIGHTS OF COLUMBUS THANKSGIVING EVE MEN’S GATHERING SPONSORED BY THE K of C
When: Wed, Nov. 26th at 6:30 p.m. until midnight or so.
Where: St. Mary's School gym.
What: Fun, food, fellowship and refreshments.
Fun: 50/50 raffles, raffle for prizes and games.
Price: $15.00 at the door includes food and drink.
BISHOP HARTLEY HONOR
The following Bishop Hartley High School students from St. Mary Parish made Honor Roll for the 1st Quarter:
Erin Collins, Jessica Cooper, Stephanie Howard, Isatta Kenneh, Johnny Lamotte, Aliyah McConahay, and Anne Minner.
ADVENT PENANCE SERVICE
St. Mary’s will host an Advent Penance Service on Sunday December 7th at 12:30 p.m.