THIS WEEK IN OUR PARISH
1Jn. – 21, Jn. – 30
Bruce Myers …
Choir practice ( choir)
Charles & Leonore Britt …
Heb 3: 7 – 14, Mk. 1: 40 – 45
FRIDAY, January 16,
Heb 4: 12 – 16, Mk. 2: 13 – 17
ECO –schedule: Weekly: Jan. 5, 12, 19, 26
Bi-weekly: January 12, 26 Monthly January 1 & 15
“How do I make a return to the Lord for all he has done for me.”?
RCIA / ADULT FAITH FORMATION
The topic for this week is “The Sacraments: Anointing of the Sick/Suffering” presented by Deacon Roger Minner.
These sessions are held weekly in the Atrium at 7:00 p.m. You don’t have to be investigating Catholicism to attend and grow in your knowledge of our faith.
The quarterly Jordon Conference session for parents who wish to have a child baptized will be held on January 27, 2009 at 7:00 p.m. in the Atrium. Please contact the parish office at 445-9668 to confirm your attendance.
TIME DATE ALTAR SERVER LECTOR EXTRAORDINARY MINISTERS
4:00 PM Jan. 17 Johnny Lamotte John Lamotte Chris Hilles, Pat Morris, Lois Morris
Vince Relli Tina Nierman Andrea Fannin, Jennifer Yannayon, Open
Ruiz Rick Driscoll
Katie Murray Mary Kay Oris Cecelia Reis, Mike Chambers, Carolyn Redwood, Bertha Hilshemier
Corey Hall Jimmy Vogt
Rebecca & Jillian Vogt Kathleen Haytas Mike & Maureen Keebaugh, Open
COFFEE & DOUGHNUTS: January 18 – Knights of Columbus Pray for our men and women in uniform
ATTENTION CATHOLIC WOMEN
Ladies! We are back with the 2nd Annual Columbus Catholic Women’s Conference, which will be held on February 21, 2009 at the Lausche Building at the Ohio Expo Center. Our keynote speaker is Immaculee Ilibagiza. Sister Rosalind Moss is our afternoon speaker. To register please visit our website at www.columbuscatholicwomen.com, call the DCCW office at 614-228-8601 or stop by your parish office for a brochure.
LIVING with BENEDICT WEEKENDS
The Benedictine Monks of St. Andrew Abbey in Cleveland will be holding “Living with Benedict” vocation discernment weekend for men between the age of 18 – 45 on
Jan. 30 - Feb. 1, 2009. For additional information contact
Fr. Gerard at 216.721.5300, ext. 210.
CATHOLIC LAYMEN’S RETREAT LEAGUE
The last weekend of January (1/30-31 and 2/1) the Catholic Laymen’s Retreat League has scheduled an Interactive Weekend Retreat for Men. Father John D. Corbett, O.P. will be the retreat director and the theme will be: “The 4 Last Things: Judgment, Hell, Purgatory and Heaven”. For more information please contact team captains Gary Hasson at 614.216.4500 or Mark Hasson at 614.734.0591.
JANUARY is POVERTY in AMERICA AWARENESS MONTH…today 37 million Americans – and 1 in 6 children – are living below the poverty line. To bring attention to this national crisis, the Catholic Campaign for Human Development has designated January as “Poverty in America Awareness Month”. During this special month of observance, we devote our efforts to heightening the nation’s understanding of the breadth and depth of the problems of poverty. For more information go to www.povertyusa.org or contact the diocesan Office for Social Concerns at 614.241.2540.
WORLD MISSION SUNDAY
Your World Mission Sunday donation to the Society for the Propagation of the Faith does not go into a “black hole”! Find out how your donation truly helps the missions by going to www.missions.colsdioc.org, click Programs, and click the World Mission Sunday link. Please use your pre-printed collection envelope for your contribution.
THEOLOGY and a PUB
"They are the forgotten members of our Church, our community, and our Family - the prisoners. They are incarcerated for different reasons, but never excluded from God's love. So, why should we minister to them and how? Join us at Gresso's at 7:30 p.m. on January 20th to welcome Deacon Gregg Eiden with Kairos Prison Ministry Services for his talk on "I Was In Prison, And You Visited Me." Gresso's is located on South High Street in German Village and opens at 6 p.m. Food and drink are available for purchase before the talk.
ST. CHARLES NEWS & SCHOLARSHIP INFO
Colin Phillips and Christopher Thibaut have been named to the Merit Roll for the second quarter. Congratulations to both of these young men.
St. Charles Preparatory School will offer its annual scholarship test to prospective students at 9 a.m. and
1 p.m. on Saturday, January 31. The test results are used to determine who will receive academically-based scholarships and grants offered by the school to its students in the
2009-2010 school year.
The test is open to all eighth grade boys who are currently
enrolled at any of the public, parochial, and private elementary or middle schools in Franklin or the other surrounding counties that comprise Central Ohio. Anyone interested in sitting for the
St. Charles scholarship test must register by calling
Laurie Berndt in the school office at 614-252-6714 between
8:30 a.m. and 4 p.m. Monday through Friday.
4-S CLUB LADIES AUX. DINNER
When: Sunday, January 11, 2009 from noon until 3:00 p.m.
Where: 281 East Whittier Street
Price: $7.00 per person (Carry out available)
Menu: vegetable soup, grilled ham & cheese or grilled cheese
sandwiches, and hot apple pie.