remember in your prayers all those who are sick or suffering, especially those
homebound or in nursing homes.
Refresh them Lord, with your healing grace
Home: Evelyn Spiert, Donna
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, Paul
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.
–schedule: Weekly: Feb. 2, 9, 16, 23
Bi-weekly: February 9, 23Monthly February 1 & 15
“How do I make a return to the Lord for all he has done for me.”?
OFFERTORY – Jan. 31 – Feb. 1, 2009
Loose Change: $2,322.00
ECO deposits: $1,730.00
receipts forFebruary 1, 2009 - $1,935.00
COME & PLAY BINGO
RCIA / ADULT FAITH FORMATION
for this week is “Heaven, Hell, and
Purgatory”, presented by seminarians from The Josephinum. 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.
2nd ANNUAL CATHOLIC
will be held on February 21, 2009 at the LauscheBuilding at the OhioExpoCenter. To register please visit our
website at www.columbuscatholicwomen.com, call the DCCW office at
or stop by your parish office for a brochure.
and NATIONAL SHRINE of OUR LADY of
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
SCHEDULES for February 14 – 15 (3rd
Sunday of the Month)
Extraordinary Ministers are reminded to cleanse
the vessels after each Mass
TIMEDATEALTAR SERVERLECTOREXTRAORDINARY MINISTERS
LamotteJohn LamotteChris Hilles, Pat Morris, Lois Morris,
Fannin, Jennifer Yannayon, Open
CollinsMary Kay OrisMike
Chambers, Carolyn Redwood, Bertha Hilsheimer, Taylor Carter
Feb. 15Delaney DawsonJimmy VogtElizabeth Vogt, Maria Martello,
Rebecca & Jillian VogtKathleen
HaytasMike & Maureen Keebaugh, Sharyn Perry
& DOUGHNUTS: February 15 – Knights of ColumbusPray 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:
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 between the and 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
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.
MARK YOUR CALENDAR
LENTEN DATES and LOCATIONS FOR
STATIONS of the CROSS
2009 at St.
Mary–Mar. 6, 2009 at St. Ladislaus
2009 at Corpus Christi– Mar. 20. 2009 at St. Mary
2009 at St.
Ladislaus –Apr. 3, 2009 at Corpus Christi
Confession is offered in addition to
ANNUAL DIOCESAN RESPECT LIFE CONFERENCE…will be held at St. Andrew Church, 1899 McCoy Road, on Saturday,
February 14, 2009. The day starts at with Mass and will end at 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
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.Registrations forms
are located in the back of Church.For
questions contact Jason Shanks at email@example.com
KNIGHTS of COLUMBUS BLOOD DRIVE
A blood drive is scheduled for Sun., Feb. 22nd at
the Shamrock Club from to To be eligible you cannot have
donated blood after Dec. 26, 2008. There are still a few time
slots open and if you would like to sign up please contact Mike McConahay at
443-0046 (H) or 354-5742 (C). Please check your schedule and try to give a
little bit of your time (and blood) to help the Red Cross. The Shamrock
Club is located on W. Castle St. just off of High St. south of 104.
HIGH SCHOOL HAPPENINGS
St. Charles Spaghetti Dinner on Feb. 22….Don’t miss this year’s St. Charles
Spaghetti Dinner on Sun. Feb. 22ndfrom noon until 7 p.m. in the Robert C.
Commons. This annual event is hosted by the St. Charles Alumni
Association with the expert assistance of Berwick Party House. Guests will
enjoy a bountiful meal of spaghetti with meatball, salad, rolls, ice cream, and
a beverage. Cost is $7 for adults; $6 for senior citizens; $4 for children
4-12; Carry out orders will also be available.
Bishop Hartley High
School extends a
warm invitation to 8th graders and their parents to attend its Winter Open House
on Thursday,Feb.12th from Tour
the school and visit with the principal, academic department chairs, guidance
counselors, and the athletic director.If you are interested in attending or would like more information,
please contact Kathy Acklin at 237-5421 ext. 227.In case of inclement weather please check our
website for updated information about the program.
THEOLOGY and a PUB
pray for them”. We rejoice when a young man makes the commitment for
priesthood, and we celebrate their ordination a few years later, but what
happens in between? Join Theology and a Pub on Feb.17th at Gresso's
at as Father Jeff Coning from the Vocations Office and guests
from the Pontifical College Josephinum tell us "The Story of a Vocation."
Gresso's is located in GermanVillage. Doors open at and food and drink are available for
purchase before the talk. For more information, go to www.theologyandapub.org."
ASH WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 25TH
All proceeds of the Ash Wednesday collection will be
contributed to JOIN (Joint Organization for Inner-city Needs), which operates
under Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Columbus. JOIN provides emergency
assistance to the poor and vulnerable of Franklin and surrounding counties. Please use
the specially printed collection envelopes to make your donation.
In addition, the diocesan Office for Social Concerns
is sponsoring a canned food drive at the start of Lent. Please bring your
donation of food to Ash Wednesday service. All donated food will be delivered
to the food bank that serves the local food pantries.
ASH WEDNESDAY MASSES….will be celebrated at St. Mary at and The Mass will be celebrated at
St. Leo Church.
Because of a
grant from the Catholic Foundation and a donation by Alarm Solutions we have
added needed security to the church and BurkleyCenter. You may notice motion sensors
located in doors and windows. Included with these upgrades we added a camera to
the choir loft. This will make the church visible to us via the
computer. We believe this will allow us to leave the church unlocked
while also protecting the treasurers of St. Mary’s.
As a service
to our parents, we decided to put a monitor by the restrooms. There are
times when parents with young children gather in this space while settling
their children, this monitor
will allow you to continue your participation in the mass.
YOUTH GROUP NEWS
youth group meeting is scheduled for on February 15th in the