THIS WEEK IN OUR PARISH
Rv. 22: 1 – 7, Lk. 21: 34 – 36
Bowling / O’Neil wedding
THURSDAY, December 4,
Is. 26: 1 – 6, Mt. 7: 21, 24 – 27
FRIDAY, December 5, FIRST FRIDAY
Is. 29: 17 – 24, Mt. 9: 27 – 31
Is. 30: 19 – 21, 23 – 26, Mt. 9: 35, 10: 1, 5a, 6 - 8
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.”?
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.
AVENT SEASON PENANCE SERVICE
St. Mary’s will host an Advent Penance Service on Sunday December 7th at
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
TIME DATE ALTAR SERVER LECTOR EXTRAORDINARY MINISTERS
Dec. 6 Jonathan Engle Open Don Smeltzer, Jim Sauer, Jeanne Sauer,
Tim Engle Ann Graf Marissa Campbell, Jennifer Hadden, Francis Melton
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
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
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.
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.
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
GREATER COLUMBUS RIGHT to