THIS WEEK IN OUR PARISH
Heb 4: 12 – 16, Mk. 2: 13 – 17
Mary Jo McCarthy
Choir practice ( choir)
Charles & Leonore Britt
1 Sm. 24: 3 – 21, Mk. 3: 13 – 19
FRIDAY, January 23,
Heb. 9: 2 – 3, 11 – 14, Mk. 3: 20 – 21
Rau / Schnee wedding
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 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
2nd ANNUAL CATHOLIC WOMEN’S
CONFERENCE… will be
TIME DATE ALTAR SERVER LECTOR EXTRAORDINARY MINISTERS
Jan. 24 Mariel Hayes Lori Mitchell John Lamotte, Johnny Lamotte, Don Alexander,
Juan Durano John Rees Rita Alexander, Matt Lovett, Open
9:00 AM Jan. 25 Taylor Carter Mike Keebaugh Dave & Marge Smigelski, Ray & Terry Thomas,
Charlie Collins Maureen Keebaugh Frank & Mary Wickham, Mike Gerlach, Stephanie Martt
Jan. 25 Natasha Mattox Pam Mortimer Angie Stoller, Tommy Zervas, Ann Anderson,
Annie Minner & Andy Price Don Metnes Sandra Thompson, Tyler Lawler, Open
COFFEE & DOUGHNUTS: January 25 – Mary & Mike Gerlach Pray for our men and women in uniform
THEOLOGY and a
"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.
GREATER COLUMBUS RIGHT TO
Are you looking for a way to become more involved in local pro-life activities this year? Do you want to participate in the 40 Days for Life prayer vigil but are hesitant to commit because you don't know what to expect? Please attend the Greater Columbus Right to Life orientation and training session on Saturday, January 31 from 9:30 a.m. until 11:30 a.m. in the St. Michael Church parish library at 5750 N. High Street in Worthington. A discussion about ways to get involved will be held from 9:30-10:30, followed by information on the 40 Days for Life Campaign from 10:30 until 11:30. Please attend both or either session. Questions will be addressed and admission is free. Please RSVP to email@example.com or call (614) 445-8508.
BOOK CLUB: Adults of All Ages Welcome!
Sunday, February 15, 2009
For February we will be reading a book titled “Left to Tell: Discovering God Amidst the Rwandan Holocaust” written by Immaculee Ilibagiza. The Author will be the main speaker at this year’s Catholic Women’s Conference. Immaculee Ilibagiza is an internationally known speaker and Rwandan holocaust survivor. We will meet at 10:00 a.m. between the 9:00 and 11:30 Masses in the St. Mary School Cafeteria for "Coffee & Donuts" and Book Club discussion. Please have the entire book read so we don't spoil anything for you. For more information about the Book Club, or to sign up to join a group of women attending the Women’s Conference on Feb. 21st contact firstname.lastname@example.org
MARTIN LUTHER KING, JR. REMEMBRANCE
The Community of Holy Rosary & St. John the Evangelist Church is hosting their annual Martin Luther King Day Celebration Mass on Monday, January 19, 2009 beginning at noon at Holy Rosary/St. John Church, 660 South Ohio Avenue. Call (614) 252-5926, ext. 226 for more information.
Gracious God, you create us and love us and make us to live together in community. We thank you for Martin Luther King, Jr. and all your children who have been filled with your vision and who have worked to bring it into reality. Guide us to live by your vision, working to build the community where everyone is welcomed and valued, power is shared, and all your children know wholeness and well-being. Through Jesus Christ we pray. Amen.
At 10:30 a.m. on Thursday, January 22, 2009, Bishop Campbell will celebrate a Mass at St. Joseph Cathedral,
212 East Broad Street, in observance of the “day of penance for violations to the dignity of the human person committed through acts of abortion, and of prayer for the full restoration of the legal guarantee of the right to life”. For more information about the Church’s teaching on pro-life issues, visit the U.S. Catholic Bishops’ website at www.usccb.org/prolife.
A “Rally for Life” will be held at the Statehouse, corner of Broad and High Streets, from noon until 1:00 p.m. on Thursday, January 22, 2009. For more information contact Greater Columbus Right to Life at 614.445.8508.