THIS WEEK IN OUR PARISH
3:00 p.m. Reconciliation
12:00 noon John Giuricich
6:00 p.m. Choir practice (11:30 choir)
12:00 noon Elizabeth Wolf
Gn. 9: 1 – 13, Mk. 8: 27 – 33
6:00 p.m. Adoration at Corpus Christi
6:30 p.m. Mass at Corpus Christi
FRIDAY, February 20,
3:00 p.m. Reconciliation
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.”?
RCIA / ADULT FAITH FORMATION
The topic for this week is “Lent”, 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.
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.
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
LITURGICAL/VOLUNTEER SCHEDULES for February 21 - 22 (4th Sunday of the Month)
Extraordinary Ministers are reminded to cleanse the vessels after each Mass
TIME DATE ALTAR SERVER LECTOR EXTRAORDINARY MINISTERS
4:00 PM Feb. 21 Mariel Hayes Lori Mitchell Johnny Lamotte, John Lamotte, Don Alexander,
Juan Durano John Rees Rita Alexander, Russ Martin, Ann Martin
9:00 AM Feb. 22 Nate Gerlach Mike Keebaugh Dave & Marge Smigelski, Ray & Terry Thomas,
Taylor Carter Maureen Keebaugh Frank & Mary Wickham, Michael Badurina, Stephanie Martt
11:30 AM Feb. 22 Mary Weilbacher Pam Mortimer Angie Stoller, Tommy Zervas, Ann Anderson,
Katie Price, Morgan Dawson Don Metnes Sandra Thompson, Tyler Lawler, Annie Minner
COFFEE & DOUGHNUTS: February 22 – Evelyn Holleran Pray for our men and women in uniform
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. 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, contact firstname.lastname@example.org
CATHOLIC TIMES SUBSCRIPTION AND RENEWAL
IT’S NOT TOO LATE!!! You can still sign-up for Catholic Times. For only $15 (parish rate) you will receive the weekly news of what’s happening in the Catholic world. Use the envelope provided in your February packet, or simply write “Catholic Times“ on a plain envelope, make your check payable to St. Mary, and drop it into the collection basket.
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. Registrations forms are located in the back of Church. For questions contact Jason Shanks at email@example.com
THEOLOGY and a PUB
"Vocations...We 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 7:30 p.m. 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 German Village. Doors open at 6 p.m. and food and drink are available for purchase before the talk. For more information, go to www.theologyandapub.org."
YOUTH GROUP NEWS
The next youth group meeting is scheduled for 7:00 p.m. on February 15th in the Atrium.
KNIGHTS of COLUMBUS BLOOD DRIVE
A blood drive is scheduled for Sun., Feb. 22nd at the Shamrock Club from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. 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.
KICK OFF LENT WITH THE ST. MARY YOUNG ADULTS
Want to win a Wii? Save the Date for our 2009 SMAC kickoff! SMAC invites all parishioners in their 20s and 30s to our first annual Mardi Gras party on Tuesday, February 24th. The party kicks off at 6:30 at Gressos's in German Village (upstairs), or come early for happy hour! Snacks provided, although food and drink will be available for purchase. There will be a drawing for a Nintendo wii at 8:30 PM – everyone who is in attendance will be entered in the drawing. Earn an extra ticket by RSVPing on the sign-up sheet (located at the back of the Church) in advance of the event. Additional tickets and door prizes will be available throughout the night. Babysitting will be provided (please RSVP if you will be using our sitter). This is a great opportunity to network, learn about opportunities with SMAC, and have a great time. Contact Jason Shanks at 445.9668 with any questions.
4-S LADIES AUXILLARY DINNER will be held on Sunday, Feb. 15th from noon until 3:00 p.m. Dinner with desert is priced at $7.00 per person. Carry out is available at 443.0524. The 4-S is located at 281 East Whittier Street.