THIS WEEK IN OUR PARISH

          THIS WEEK IN OUR PARISH

 

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, Our Lord Jesus Christ the King

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

      9:00 a.m.        Livg & Dec’d members-Wirth family  

                             Coffee and Doughnuts

      11:30 a.m.       Marguerite Gutknecht   

       7:00 p.m.        Bingo

 

MONDAY, November 24,         

Rv. 14: 1 – 3, 4 – 5, Lk. 21: 1 – 4 

   12:00 noon         Parishioners of St. Mary  

                             Reconciliation following Mass

      7:00 p.m.         Handbell choir practice

TUESDAY, November 25,

Rv. 14: 14 – 19, Lk. 21: 5 – 11

     12:00 noon        The Myers family 

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

 

WEDNESDAY, November 26,

Rv. 15: 1 – 4, Lk. 21: 12 – 19

    12:00 noon             Jesse Anderson     

      6:00 p.m.         No Bible study

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

      7:00 p.m.         No  R.C.I.A. 

 

THURSDAY, November 27,  THANKSGIVING DAY

Rv. 18: 1 – 2, 21 – 23, 19: 1 – 3, 9, Lk. 21: 20 – 28

     10:00 a.m.        Grispino Family               

 

FRIDAY, November 28,

Rv. 20: 1 – 4, 11, 21: 2, Lk. 21: 29 – 33

    12:00 noon        Ruppersburg/Felder families         

                       

SATURDAY, November 29,

Rv. 22: 1 – 7, Lk. 21: 34 – 36 

      1:00 p.m.              Bowling / O’Neil wedding

      3:00 p.m.              Reconciliation

      4:00 p.m.        Louise Tebbe

                             Quackenbush baptism

 

SUNDAY, November 30, FIRST SUNDAY OF ADVENT

Is. 63: 16b–17, 19b, 64: 2–7, 1 Cor. 1: 3–9, Mk. 13: 33–37

      9:00 a.m.        Anthony Ebelberger  

                             Coffee and Doughnuts

      11:30 a.m.       Patrick Thomas   

       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

11/15 - 16/2008

                                    Envelopes:             $3,089.00

                                    Loose Change:      $1,199.00

                        ECO deposits 11/10/08:     $1,297.00    

                                   Total offering:          $5,585.00

                                                                                                                 

Bingo November 16, 2008:        $1,200.00

Come & Play Bingo!  Jackpot is now $7,500.00

Please remember to honor your bingo commitment!

VOLUNTEERS NEEDED

 

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.


 

 

LITURGICAL/VOLUNTEER SCHEDULES for November 29 – 30 (5th Sunday of the Month)

TIME           DATE      ALTAR SERVER                  LECTOR                         EXTRAORDINARY MINISTERS                                            

4:00 PM      Nov. 29        

                                                                                                                                                                                        

9:00 AM         Nov.  30     

                                                                                                     SEE ABOVE ANNOUNCEMENT                                                        

11:30 AM       Nov.  30   

                                                                                                                                                                                         

COFFEE & DOUGHNUTS: November 30 – Bertha Hilsheimer & Sally Sobony    Pray for our men and women in uniform


 

REMINDERS AND UPDATES

 

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

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.

 

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!

 

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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.

 

 

 

NEW ANNOUNCEMENTS

 

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

 

ADOPT-A-FAMILY…. wish lists will be available after Mass today. You may drop off your gifts the weekends of

Nov. 29-30 or Dec. 6-7.  

 

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 ROLL

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.

 

 

 

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