THIS WEEK IN OUR PARISH
6:00 p.m. Choir practice (11:30 choir)
WEDNESDAY, September 30
9:45 a.m. For peace
6:00 p.m. Adoration at Corpus Christi
6:30 p.m. Mass at Corpus Christi
FRIDAY, October 2
12:00 noon Martin Russell
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 “Jesus, Who do you say that I am”, presented by Kevin Grimditch and Brendan Johnson, seminarians at the Josephinum. 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: If you have a child between the ages of 7-14 that is interested in becoming Catholic please contact the parish office at 445.9668. The Rite of Christian Initiation for Children (RCIC) is scheduled to begin soon and we need to determine the class size to adequately prepare for these sessions.
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.
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.
LITURGICAL/VOLUNTEER SCHEDULES for October 3-4, 2009 (1st 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 Jonathan Engle Don Smeltzer Theresa Ellen, Jim Sauer, Jeanne Sauer
Tim Engle Ann
9:00 AM Nate Gain Annie Ruefle Jack Auer, Christina Badurina, Eli & Maria Disabato
Augie & Charlie Collins Brian Collins Mike Gerlach, Angie Metoyer, Bonnie Jones, Amanada Breitfeller Pat Smith
11:30 AM Anthony Bartholomew Tom Martello Ashley VanHorn, Donna VanHorn, Sandy Brown
Will Martello, Andy Price Pat Dineen Linnan Duren, Pam Mortimer, David Martello Sandy Brown
COFFEE & DOUGHNUTS: Oct. 4 – Dave & Marge Smigelski Pray for our men and women in uniform
Collection counters for the 1st Sunday of the month: Don and Rose Hodgson
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.
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 email@example.com
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.
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.
BIBLE STUDY….is set to resume on Wed., Oct. 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.
Please come to church on Sunday, October 4th at
5:00 p.m. for a brief talk about Confirmation and a cookout at the rectory. If you are in high school or in junior high and did not receive a detailed schedule of Confirmation activities, please call 445.9668 to get on the mailing list.
On Sunday, October 11th, there will be exposition of the Blessed Sacrament after the 11:30 Mass, and Benediction will close the exposition at 2:00 p.m. All are invited to come pray for a greater respect for the sanctity of life in all cultures.
OUR PARISH POTLUCK PICNIC
Join us on October 18th for a potluck in the gym after the 11:30 mass. The Knights of Columbus will bring meats, buns and pop. All are invited to bring side dishes of salad, vegetables or dessert. Bring your own special beverages if you like. We will provide paper goods and silverware.
The 3rd annual Marian dinner will be held at St. Andrew Parish Bryce Eck Center, 3880 Reed Rd. at 5:30 p.m. on Monday, Oct. 12th. Bishop Campbell will again host this event promoting women’s religious vocations. During the event, women will have an opportunity to speak with vocation directors from religious orders, visit displays, and hear from Bishop Campbell and a member of a religious order about religious life, all while enjoying camaraderie with others during a meal. If interested in attending please contact Ruth Ann Eramo at the Chancery Office, 614.224.2251, so that they can have an accurate count for the caterer. The evening is free for all attendees.
JESUS JAM 2009-10
Middle school and high school youth and parents are invited to the first Jesus Jam of the new school year on Sun. Oct. 18th from 5:00 to 8:30 p.m. at St. Catherine, 500 S. Gould Rd. Keynote speaker is Justin Fatica and the theme for the night is “God is Love”. Jesus Jams are held the 3rd Sunday of each month to help foster a deeper love for the liturgical and sacramental life of the Church. The ultimate goal is to draw students into active participation in the life, mission, and work of their local parish community. For more information, visit www.cysc.com or call 1.888.548.CYSC(2972).
MIRACLES of the EUCHARIST
On Tuesday, Oct. 13th Holy Family Church at 584 W. Broad St. will present the Vatican Pictorial International Exhibition: The Eucharistic Miracles of the World. In addition, they will host Bishop Athanasius Schneider, author of “Dominus Est”. Bishop Schneider will share his dramatic story of living under Russian rule. The day will begin with mass at 9:00 a.m., the Holy Rosary, Confession, and close with the Chaplet of Divine Mercy. Admission is free.
64TH DIOCESAN COUNCIL of CATHOLIC WOMEN CONVENTION…will be held on Saturday, Oct. 31st at St. Thomas Church in Zanesville, OH from 9:00 a.m. to
3:00 p.m. The cost is $25.oo and includes a continental breakfast and lunch. The keynote speaker is Marcus Grodi, seen regularly on EWTN. There will be a special mass with Bishop Campbell followed by afternoon speakers, Julie Wong and Danielle Merry. For more information call the DCCW office at 614.228.8601, email firstname.lastname@example.org or visit www.dccw.colsdioc.org .
Registration is required for this event.