THIS WEEK IN OUR PARISH
6:00 p.m. Choir practice (11:30 choir)
WEDNESDAY, September 23
9:45 a.m. Our religion teachers
6:00 p.m. Adoration at Corpus Christi
6:30 p.m. Mass at Corpus Christi
FRIDAY, September 25
12:00 noon Felder-Ruppersburg families
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, Betty Friedlinghaus, Charles Walker, Paul Wingert, Marian Fontaine, Virginia and Tim Deweese, Jake Sterpka. Anna May Felicia
RCIA – 2009 – 2010
The topic for this week is “Revelation, Scripture and Tradition”. RCIA sessions are held in the Atrium every Wed, at 7:00 p.m. Sessions are open t0 anyone interested in learning more about your faith. All are welcome!
RCIC: Please watch future bulletins for announcements regarding RCIC (Rite of Christian Initiation for Children).
ATTENTION COUPLES PLANNING ON GETTING MARRIED AT ST. MARY’s/ST. LEO’s. If you haven’t yet planned your ceremony please consider joining us the 3rd Monday of the month, Sept. 21st, for ceremony planning at 6:00 p.m. in the atrium; music planning at 7:00 p.m. in the church (couples need only attend once).
KEEP IN MIND…the parking lot closest to Mohawk St. does not belong to us. If you use that lot without authorization, your car may be towed. St. Mary’s lots are west of the brick wall and metal gates.
SACRAMENT OF PENANCE-SCHEDULE CHANGE
The Sacrament of Penance is usually celebrated on Saturday at 3:00 and on Monday right after the noon mass. However, it will not be celebrated on Saturday, September 26 or Monday, September 28.
LITURGICAL/VOLUNTEER SCHEDULES for September 26-27, 2009 (4th Sunday of the Month)
Extraordinary Ministers are reminded to cleanse the vessels after each Mass
TIME ALTAR SERVER LECTOR EXTRAORDINARY MINISTER SACRISTAN
4:00 PM Mariel Hayes Lori Mitchell John Lamotte, Johnny Lamotte, Don Alexander
Juan Durano John Rees Rita Alexander, Ann Martin, Russ Martin Evelyn Holleran
9:00 AM Nate Gain Mike Keebaugh Dave & Marge Smigelski, Ray & Terry Thomas, Michael Badurina
Taylor Carter Maureen Keebaugh Frank & Mary Wickham, Stephanie Martt Jacquelyn Carone
11:30 AM Mary Weilbacher Pam Mortimer Angie Stoller, Tommy Zervas, Ann Anderson
Katie Price, Morgan Dawson Don Metnes Sandra Thompson, Tyler Lawler, Annie Minner Jacquelyn Carone
COFFEE & DOUGHNUTS: Sept. 27 – Bertha Hilsheimer & Sally Sobony Pray for our men and women in uniform
Collection counters for the 4th Sunday of the month: Don and Rose Hodgson
CELTIC VOYAGES at ST. LEO
The singers of the Magpie Consort return to St. Leo on Friday, Sept. 25th at 8:00 p.m. to take you on a musical voyage of the Celtic lands: Scotland, Ireland, Wales, and Appalachia. The Magpies first performed at St Leo in December last year, and raised $1000 towards the organ restoration fund. A separate free will collection will be taken to benefit the St Leo restoration fund. So, bring your pocket money and get set to shop early for Christmas and enjoy a wonderful concert, all in one day! For further information go to www.magpieconsort.org or call 614-268 6295.
St. Ladislas Senior Stars will be making their fall trip to the Shrine of Our Lady of Consolation in Carey, Ohio, on Thursday, October 15th. All ages are welcome. Cost is $20.00 for the bus plus the cost of your lunch at the shrine cafeteria. Please watch the bulletin for further information.
Confirmation will be celebrated for our young people here at 11:30 a.m. on November 1st. Parents of high school students who missed confirmation should contact Father Thomas about preparation for the sacrament. The best way to contact Father is by way of a letter mailed to 672 So. 3rd Street, Columbus, OH 43206 or you may drop a note in the collection basket. Please include your current address and phone number in your note.
The COMING HOME NETWORK…is hosting their 7th annual conference, Pillar and Bulwark of Truth, in Columbus on Oct. 23-25, 2009. For more information contact the Coming Home Network at 800.664.5110. Information is also available on their website at www.chnetwok.org.
The quarterly Jordon Conference session for parents who wish to have a child baptized will be held on October 27, 2009 at 7:00 p.m. in the atrium. Please contact the parish office at 445-9668 to confirm your attendance.
MARK YOUR CALENDARS for:
Ø The annual parish picnic will be held on October, 18th immediately following the 11:30 mass in the school gymnasium. Watch the bulletin for more detailed information.
Ø Bible study is set to resume on October 21st at 6:00 p.m. in the Specht Center. We will study the book of 1st Corinthians. Please contact the parish office at 445.9668 if you are interested in joining us this year. We will be ordering study guides and want to make sure we have enough for everyone.
CRAFTERS WANTED…. for the craft bazaar scheduled for Saturday, November 7, from 9:00 a.m. until 2:00 p.m. at St. Mary school gym. Tables are $30. This event is sponsored by the Ladies Ancient Order of Hibernians. For more information, call Mary (614)263-7812 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Come join your friends in Mary’s Garden at St. Leo on Sunday, Oct. 4th at 3:00 p.m. to pray the “Living Rosary”. Please bring a folding chair. If cold or rainy, we will hold inside. We will have flowers to represent each bead of the Rosary as we pray together to honor Mary and ask her intercession for the end of abortion and euthanasia. Please call Lori at 444-8353 for more information and to confirm your attendance.
FALL OPEN HOUSE at the JOSEPHINUM
The Pontifical College Josephinum welcomes the
general public to its Fall Open House
on Saturday, October
3, 2009, from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Explore the
beautiful buildings, chapels, and grounds of the only pontifical seminary
outside of Italy – home to more than 120 Catholic seminarians representing
dioceses from the United States and abroad. Staff and seminarians will be on
hand to offer tours of this majestic landmark, highlighting the extensive
woodwork, stained glass, terrazzo floors, intricate brickwork, and sacred art.
Rare books and manuscripts from the Josephinum library will be exhibited,
and seminary memorabilia will be available for purchase.
Admissions and parking are free. The tours will begin every half hour and are approximately 30 minutes in duration, followed by refreshments. For more information or to make a reservation, please call the Josephinum at 614-885-5585.
Through the efforts of the many volunteers our recent festival netted $31,480.93. To all the volunteers that made this event successful we extend our appreciation.
BLESSING of the ANIMALS
October 4th is the traditional feast day of St. Francis of Assisi. There will be a blessing of animals on the rectory front lawn at 10:30 a.m. that day.