THIS WEEK IN OUR PARISH

          THIS WEEK IN OUR PARISH

 

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

 

MONDAY, December 1,     

Is. 2: 1 – 5, Mt. 8: 5 – 11

   12:00 noon         Anna Czernick  

                             Reconciliation following Mass

TUESDAY, December 2,

Is. 11: 1 – 10, Lk. 10: 21 – 24

     12:00 noon        Elizabeth Wolf 

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

 

WEDNESDAY, December 3,

Is. 25: 6 – 10a, Mt. 15: 29 – 37

       9:45 a.m.       Charles Oliver

    12:00 noon             Al Bosworth      

      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, December 4,

Is. 26: 1 – 6, Mt. 7: 21, 24 – 27

                             No Noon Mass at St. Mary

      6:00 p.m.         Adoration at Corpus Christi

      6:30 p.m.         Mass at Corpus Christi

                       

FRIDAY, December 5, FIRST FRIDAY

Is. 29: 17 – 24, Mt. 9: 27 – 31

   12:00 noon         Carone family-living and decease

   12:30 p.m.               Exposition of the Blessed Sacrament

      3:30 p.m.               Benediction

 

SATURDAY, December 6,

Is. 30: 19 – 21, 23 – 26, Mt. 9: 35, 10: 1, 5a, 6 - 8

      3:00 p.m.              Reconciliation

      4:00 p.m.        John Heider    

 

SUNDAY, December 7,

Is. 40: 1 – 5, 9 – 11, 2 Pt. 3: 8 – 14, Mk. 1: 1 – 8

      9:00 a.m.        St. Francis Xavier Society

                             Coffee and Doughnuts

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

       7:00 p.m.        Bingo

 

 

 

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

C:\Documents and Settings\anderson\My Documents\My Pictures\Microsoft Clip Organizer\j0429939.wmfRefresh them Lord, with your healing grace

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: Dec. 1, 8, 15, 22, 29

Bi-weekly: December 1, 15, 29   Monthly December 1 & 15

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

 

OFFERTORY

11/22-23/2008

Due to the early Thanksgiving printing deadline offering and bingo receipts will be reported next week.

 

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.

 

 

AVENT SEASON PENANCE SERVICE

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

 

 

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.  

 

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 mont


 

LITURGICAL/VOLUNTEER SCHEDULES for December 6 - 7 (1st Sunday of the Month)

TIME           DATE      ALTAR SERVER                  LECTOR                         EXTRAORDINARY MINISTERS                                                 

4:00 PM      Dec. 6          Jonathan Engle                Open                              Don Smeltzer, Jim Sauer, Jeanne Sauer,

                                      Tim Engle                        Ann Graf                          Marissa Campbell, Jennifer Hadden, Francis Melton       

9:00 AM         Dec. 7           Charlie Collins                 Annie Ruefle                    Jack Auer, Christina Badurina, Eli Disabato, Bonnie Jones,

                                                   Augie Collins                          Brian Collins                           Maria Disabato, Mike Gerlach, Angie Metoyer, Amanda Breitfeller

11:30 AM       Dec. 7              Anthony Bartholomew            Tom Martello                           Ashley VanHorn, Donna VanHorn, Sandy Brown

                                      Will & Maria Martello        Pat Dineen                       Linnan Duran, Pam Mortimer, David Martello       

COFFEE & DOUGHNUTS: December 7 – Dave & Marge Smigelski                    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 at 6:30 p.m.

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.

 

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

 

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.

 

C:\Documents and Settings\anderson\My Documents\My Pictures\Microsoft Clip Organizer\j0335714.wmfCUT HERE

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

_________________________________________________

_________________________________________________

_________________________________________________

_________________________________________________

 

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

 

FEAST OF OUR LADY OF GUADALUPE

St. Joan of Arc Church located at 10700 Liberty Road in Powell will honor the feast of Our Lady of Guadalupe with a special Mass in Spanish on December 11th at 7:00 p.m.

 

YOUTH GROUP ACTIVITIES

High School Students and 7th and 8th graders from our school and parish are welcome to go ice skating at Easton on Sunday, December 14.  The cost is $5.00 and reservations are required (call 445-9668). There will be lunch in the Atrium at 12:30 p.m., and then the group will board a bus for the trip to Easton. Please call before Wednesday, Dec. 10th to reserve your spot.

 

UPCOMING ACTIVITIES AT ST. MARY SCHOOL

 

Chili & Carols…. Friday, December 5th from

5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m., starting in the school gym and ending at Frank Fetch Park for the German Village tree lighting. Come enjoy the food and fun!!

 

School Christmas Programs

Friday, December 5th during Chili and Carols the pre-school, kindergarten, and 1st grade students will present their Christmas program at 6:00 p.m.

On December 11th grades 2 – 4 will present their Christmas program at 1:30 p.m. in the school gymnasium and again at 7:00 p.m. in the church.

 

 

CHRISTMAS TREES NOW ON SALE

Support our school by purchasing your Christmas tree and other holiday greenery from our Home and School Organization. Tell your friends about this opportunity!!

 

MASS TIMES FOR DEC. 8TH – IMMACULATE CONCEPTION OF THE BLESSED VIRGIN MARY….will be celebrated at noon and 5:30 p.m.

 

GREATER COLUMBUS RIGHT to LIFE SIGNATURE AD                                                    An ad in support of life will appear in the SNP newspapers on Wednesday, January 21, 2009 in observance of the January 22, 1973 anniversary of Roe-v-Wade.  Add your name to this pro-life effort giving voice to the unborn who cannot speak for themselves.  Thank you for helping us to build the Culture of Life!  Names and donations must be received by GCRTL by Tuesday, December 23 to be included in the January 21 SNP ad (only your name will appear in the ad).  Please mail this form and your donation (payable to Greater Columbus Right to Life) to Greater Columbus Right to Life, P.O. Box 6357, Columbus, Ohio 43207 by Thursday, December 18th.

 

Please print clearly:

 

 

Name:__________________________________________

 

Address__________________________________________

 

City _______________________ ST ___ Zip Code________

 

Parish _________________________________________

 

Donation amount :    __ $5__ $10__$15 __ $20__$25 ___ other

 

Back to previous page
OR
Return to home page