THIS WEEK IN OUR PARISH

          THIS WEEK IN OUR PARISH

 

SATURDAY, January 31,

Heb. 11: 1 – 2, 8 – 19, Mk. 4: 35 – 41

       3:00 p.m.              Reconciliation

       4:00 p.m.              John Wuichner     

 

SUNDAY, February 1,

Dt. 18: 15 – 20, 1 Cor. 7: 32 – 35, Mk. 1: 21 – 28

       9:00 a.m.              Parishioners of St. Mary   

                                      Coffee and Doughnuts

      11:30 a.m.            Mark D. Paluszak   

                                      Hadden baptism (following Mass)

       7:00 p.m.             Bingo

 

MONDAY, February 2, - Presentation of the Lord      

Mal. 3: 1 – 4, Heb. 2: 14 – 18, Lk. 2: 22 – 40

    12:00 noon             Special Intention 

                                      Reconciliation following Mass

 

TUESDAY, February 3,

Heb. 12: 1 – 4, Mk. 5: 21 – 43

       12:00 noon             John Giuricich  

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

       7:00 p.m.              Jordan Conference - Atrium

 

WEDNESDAY, February 4,

Heb. 12: 4 – 7, 11 – 15, Mk. 6: 1 – 6

        9:45 a.m.             Mary Leathley & family                    

      12:00 noon           Parishioners of St. Mary       

        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, February 5,

Heb. 12: 18 – 19, 21 – 24, Mk. 6. 7 – 13

                                      No Noon Mass at St. Mary

       6:00 p.m.              Adoration at Corpus Christi

       6:30 p.m.              Mass at Corpus Christi

                               

FRIDAY, February 6, FIRST FRIDAY

Heb. 13: 1 – 8, Mk. 6: 14 – 29 

    12:00 noon             Mr. Mrs. R. Russell Thomas 

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

      3:30 p.m.               Benediction

 

SATURDAY, February 7,

Heb. 13: 15 – 17, 20 – 21, Mk. 6: 30 – 34

       3:00 p.m.              Reconciliation

       4:00 p.m.              Bernard Klarman        

                                      Renewal of wedding vows - Alexander

 

SUNDAY, February 8,

Jb. 7: 1 – 4, 6 – 7, 1 Cor. 9: 16 – 19, 22 – 23, Mk. 1: 29 – 39

       9:00 a.m.              George J. Schlegel   

                                      Coffee and Doughnuts

      11:30 a.m.            Jackie Hagwood   

       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, Jeff Buskey, Betty Friedlinghaus, Charles Walker  

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: Feb. 2, 9, 16, 23

Bi-weekly: February 9, 23   Monthly February 1 & 15

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

 

OFFERTORY – Jan. 24-25, 2009

 

Envelopes:  $3,493.00

Loose Change: $1,712.00

ECO deposits: $987.00

Total offering: $6,192.00

 

Bingo receipts for January 25, 2009 - $2,059.00

SOMEONE HIT THE BIG JACKPOT OF $14,000…THIS

 COULD BE YOU!!  COME & PLAY BINGO

VOLUNTEERS NEEDED!!!

 

RCIA / ADULT FAITH FORMATION

The topic for this week is “Virtues, Gifts and Fruits/Mercy and Sin”. 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. 

 

JORDAN CONFERENCE

The quarterly Jordon Conference session for parents who wish to have a child baptized will be held on February 3, 2009 at 7:00 p.m. in the Atrium. Please contact the parish office at

445-9668 to confirm your intention to attend.

 

2nd ANNUAL CATHOLIC WOMEN’S CONFERENCE… will be held on February 21, 2009 at the Lausche Building at the Ohio Expo Center. 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.


LITURGICAL/VOLUNTEER SCHEDULES for February 7 - 8 (2nd Sunday of the Month)

*ATTENTION LITURGICAL MINISTERS: REVISED WEEKEND SCHEDULE CAN BE PICKED UP AT THE BACK OF THE CHURCH

Extraordinary Ministers are reminded to cleanse the vessels after each Mass

 

TIME         DATE          ALTAR SERVER                        LECTOR                              EXTRAORDINARY MINISTERS                                                                                                                         

4:00 PM          Feb. 7         Travis Marx                          Sherrie Hayes                                  Dave & Lori Mitchell, Mariel Hayes, Carol Rees,

                                            Katie Lawler                        Open                                                Evelyn Holleran, Don Smeltzer                                 

9:00 AM          Feb. 8         Natasha Maddox                Mary Kelly                     Genny Bowman, Catherine Goodall, Shirley Thibault, Eileen Hoffman,

                                            Boi’ Suba Kenneh                John Kenneh                 Isatta Kenneh, Christa, Megan, & Erin McKernan                                    

11:30 AM        Feb. 8         Kyle Dawson                       Mike Hicks                                  Katherine Hanson, Peggy Kienle, Katlyn Hall,

                                     Sam Agra, Corey Hall           Devin Russell                                   Tina Hall, Maria Martello, Janet Dawson                               

COFFEE & DOUGHNUTS: February 8 – Patricia & John Kenneh                      Pray for our men and women in uniform


 

REMINDERS AND UPDATES

 

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 stmary20-30something@hotmail.com 

 

CATHOLIC TIMES SUBSCRIPTION AND RENEWAL

If you wish to subscribe or renew your Catholic Times for 2009 we have provided you with specially printed collection envelopes dated February 8, 2009. For ONLY $15.00 per year (parish rate), readers receive a Catholic perspective on the world around us. As an evangelization tool, Bishop Campbell encourages all Catholic families to receive the Catholic Times. Look for your envelope and sign up for, or renew the newspaper of our diocese, the Catholic Times.

 

 

SUPER BOWL PARTY                                                             C:\Program Files\Microsoft Office\MEDIA\CAGCAT10\j0183168.wmf  High School Students and 7th and 8th graders from our school and parish are invited to join Father Thomas for a Super Bowl Party on Feb. 1, 2009 at 6:30 p.m. in the Atrium.

 

 

THE MARRIAGE and FAMILY LIFE OFFICE... and the Marriage Ministries Leadership Council call your attention to World Marriage Day, February 8, 2009. Plan to celebrate this special day at St. Elizabeth Pastors’ Hall from 2:00 – 5:00 p.m. Dr. Kevin Anderson, author of “The 7 Spiritual Practices of Marriage” will share insights on “The Surprising #1 Secret to Your Best Marriage.” Light refreshments will follow. Contact the Marriage and Family Life Office at 614/241-2560 or FLOmailbox@colsdioc.org to register or for additional information.

 

 

NEW ANNOUNCEMENTS

 

YOUNG AT HEART NEWS

There will be no February Newsletter from the Young-at-Heart committee. Our next meeting is scheduled for February 5, 2009, weather permitting. If there is no school, there will be no meeting.

 

BASILICA and NATIONAL SHRINE of OUR LADY of

CONSOLATION. The Franciscan Friars invite you to make a pilgrimage to Carey, Ohio to visit this holy and spiritual setting. They offer a place of quiet prayer and devotion on your journey to faith, hope and healing. For more information please call 419.396.7107or visit their website at www.olcshrine.com

 

ANNUAL DIOCESAN RESPECT LIFE CONFERENCE…will be held at St. Andrew Church, 1899 McCoy Road, on Saturday, February 14, 2009. The day starts at 8:30 a.m. with Mass and will end at 3:00 p.m. with the Rosary. Fr. Tom Euteneuer, President of Human Life International, will lead the conference, and Dr. Brian Clowes will be the guest speaker. The registration fee is $15.00. To register, please contact the diocesan Office for Social Concerns at 614.241.2540 or email socmailbox@colsdioc.org.

 

MARK YOUR CALENDAR

LENTEN DATES and LOCATIONS FOR

STATIONS of the CROSS

February 27, 2009 at St. Mary

March 6, 2009 at St. Ladislaus

March 13, 2009 at Corpus Christi

March 20. 2009 at St. Mary

March 27, 2009 at St. Ladislaus

April 3, 2009 at Corpus Christi

Confession is offered in addition to the stations.

 

LENTEN RETREAT

A silent retreat sponsored by the Catholic Laywomen’s Retreat League will be held the weekend of March 6-8, 2009 at St. Therese’s Retreat Center. It is open to all Catholic women in the diocese. Fr. Rod Damico will present “Growing with St. Paul: Reflections on Key Themes” Registration deadline is Feb. 27, 2009. For additional information call Marjo Angelo at 614.861.4434.

 

ST. VALENTINE’S SINGLES DANCE

All single Catholics are cordially invited to the Columbus Catholic Alumni Club’s St. Valentine’s Day dance on Saturday, February 14, 2009 from 8:30 p.m. until 11:30 p.m. at St. Michael’s Church, 5750 N. High Street in Worthington. Admission is $6.00 per person and includes music, soda, and snacks. BYO alcohol. For more information call Peggy Schano at 614.575.0518.

 

YOUNG ADULT RETREAT…a first ever retreat exclusively for young adults is being held March 21st here at St. Mary’s!  The theme of the day is “I’m Sorry, I forgive you, Thank you, I love you.”  Father Josh Wagner is the retreat master of the day.  Cost is $40.00 which includes lunch and food throughout the day. This will be a great opportunity to grow deeper in your faith during lent.  Registrations forms are located in the back of Church.  For questions contact Jason Shanks at jasonshanks@stmarygv.com.

 

CONTRIBUTION STATEMENTS were sent out on Friday. Thank you to all who gave this past year.  As an option, please consider giving automatically through the electronic contribution option, forms our located in the back of Church.  Also, the work on the bells is almost complete!  This too couldn’t happen without your generous support.  They are ringing again!  Please remember to fulfill your pledge to this campaign.

Upon receipt of your statement please review your information and contact the parish office at 445-9668 with any corrections or updates. You can also email address corrections to ann@stmarygv.com

 

 

 

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