THIS WEEK IN OUR PARISH
Choir practice ( choir)
WEDNESDAY, October 14
FRIDAY, October 16
For the poor among us
Hoffman-Krivicich wedding @ St. Leo
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 “The Church: One, Holy, Catholic and Apostolic”, presented by Jason Shanks. RCIA sessions are held in the Atrium every Wed, at 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.
quarterly Jordon Conference session for parents who wish to have a child
baptized will be held on
BIBLE STUDY….is set to resume on Wed., Oct. 21st at in the
ANOINTING of the SICK
The Sacrament of the Anointing of the Sick will take place here after each of the masses on the weekend of Oct. 24-25.
LITURGICAL/VOLUNTEER SCHEDULES for
Extraordinary Ministers are reminded to cleanse the vessels after each Mass
TIME ALTAR SERVER LECTOR EXTRAORDINARY MINISTER SACRISTAN
4:00 PM Johnny Lamotte John Lamotte Chris Hilles, Pat Morris, Lois Morris,
Open Tina Nierman Andrea Fannin, Open, Open TinaNierman
9:00 AM Charlie Collins Rick
Edie Collins Mary Kay Oris Mike Chambers, Carolyn Redwood, Bertha Hilsheimer, Taylor Carter Francis Melton
11:30 AM Delaney Dawson Jimmy Vogt
Rebecca & Jillian Vogt Kathleen Haytas Sharyn Perry, Open, Open Francis Melton
COFFEE & DOUGHNUTS: Oct. 18 – Dave & Marge Smigelski Pray for our men and women in uniform
Collection counters for the 3rd Sunday of the month: Betty Contosta and Evelyn Holleran
OUR PARISH POTLUCK PICNIC
Join us on October 18th, immediately following the mass for a potluck in the gym. 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.
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 to at St. Catherine,
MIRACLES of the EUCHARIST
On Tuesday, Oct. 13th
CALL FOR VOLUNTEERS
We are in need of one or two people to help maintain the beauty of St. Mary’s by donating their time and elbow grease by cleaning and dusting the church, sacristy, and meeting room in the Specht Center on a regular basis. If you are able and willing to do this, please call Jason Shanks in the parish offices at 614-445-9668 or email him at firstname.lastname@example.org.
CATHOLIC CEMETERIES-OPEN HOUSE
Offices at St. Joseph, Resurrection and Holy Cross
Cemeteries will be open from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Sundays, Oct. 11th, 18th, and 25th. Family advisors will be available to help with pre-arrangements.
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
PONTIFICAL COLLEGE JOSEPHINUM……is hosting a College Live-In for young men who are juniors and seniors in high school and college students who are interested in knowing more about seminary life on Oct. 22-24. The Live-In schedule will include a tour of the campus, discussions, meals and prayer with the college seminarians, attendance at classes, time for swimming and recreation, and a tour of the Columbus area. There is no charge for the weekend. For further information, please call or contact: Fr. Jeff Coning, Diocesan Director for Vocations: 614-221-5565 x294 firstname.lastname@example.org .
THEOLOGY and a
Join us on Wednesday, October 21st at the Claddaugh Pub on Sancus Blvd at 7:00 p.m. to hear Barbara Brown talk about opening the new Christo Rey school in Columbus. Doors will open at 5:00 for Happy Hour. Admission is free, and food and drinks will be available for purchase before the talk. For more information and directions, go to www.theologyandapub.org.
Next Sunday, Oct. 18th the Columbus Marathon is scheduled to kick off at 7:30 a.m. The route take runners down 3rd street, past St. Mary; those attending 9:00 mass may experience additional car and pedestrian traffic.
Next Sunday, Oct. 18th, Pope Benedict XVI calls every Catholic in the world to celebrate our vocation to be missionaries. It is World Mission Sunday. As we gather at the Eucharistic table of our Lord we pray for the Church’s worldwide missionary work. Please prayerfully consider your donation to support our missions who offer the poor and suffering the light of Christ. Please use your pre-printed envelopes for your donation or mark your envelope Mission Offering.
BISHOP READY NEWS
As part of the school’s Spirit Week, Bishop Ready High School will be holding its annual “Spirit Breakfast” on Thursday, October 15, at 7:30 a.m. in the school’s gym. It’s a full breakfast and includes a pep rally to jump start homecoming weekend activities, with the football team, coaches, cheerleaders, and the school marching band on hand. Cost is $15 and benefits the athletic department. This year’s guest speaker will be Chris Strickland, Assistant Athletic Trainer for the Columbus Blue Jackets hockey team. Reservations are required; last day to reserve your place at the breakfast table is Monday, October 12. Please call Michelle Kelly at Bishop Ready: 614-276-7827.
Young persons in 6th, 7th, or 8th grades, or high school students, can meet with Father Thomas after he enjoys his lunch at the parish potluck on October 18. This is not mandatory, but he will answer questions the candidates may have about the sacrament.