THIS WEEK IN OUR PARISH
6:00 p.m. Choir practice (11:30 choir)
WEDNESDAY, December 2
9:45 a.m. School mass – For educators
6:00 p.m. Adoration at Corpus Christi
6:30 p.m. Mass at Corpus Christi
FRIDAY, December 4 - First Friday
12:00 noon Charlene Schultz
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, James Johnson, Betty Friedlinghaus, Charles Walker, Paul Wingert, Marian Fontaine, Virginia and Tim Deweese, Jake Sterpka, Brian Burson, Margaret Campbell, Wilma Weilbacher
We need lots of help to run the St. Mary
Christmas Tree sale. We have about 20 people that have already volunteered, but
we need more. If you are able to help out please contact Tracie Johnson via
email at MTZLJOHNSON@SBCGLOBAL.
RCIA – 2009 – 2010
v On Dec. 2nd, the RCIA group will meet at Holy Family Church and tour the Jubilee Museum.
LITURGICAL/VOLUNTEER SCHEDULES for Dec. 5-6, 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 Jim Sauer, Jeanne Sauer, Marissa Campbell
Tim Engle Ann Graf Jennifer Hadden, Frances Melton, open Tina Nierman
9:00 AM Nate Gain Annie Ruefle Jack Auer, Christina Badurina, Maria Disabato, Mike Gerlach
Augie & Charlie Collins Brian Collins Bonnie Jones, Amanada Breitfeller, open, open Pat Smith
11:30 AM Anthony Bartholomew Pat Dineen Ashley VanHorn, Donna VanHorn, Sandy Brown
Will Martello, Andy Price open Linnan Duren, Pam Mortimer, David Martello Sandy Brown
COFFEE & DOUGHNUTS: Dec. 6 –Ginny & Steve Holleran Pray for our men and women in uniform
Collection counters for the 1st Sunday of the month: Don and Rose Hodgson
DATES TO REMEMBER
v December 4th: Chili and Carols at St. Mary School. This event is a great way to kick off the Christmas Holiday season.
v Sunday, Dec. 6th: Maennerchor Concert at St. Mary Church - Buffet at Maennerchor to follow.
v December 6th: German Village annual Village Lights. Dine, shop and stroll the streets of German Village from 6:00 to 10:00 p.m. Please note, St. Mary bingo will be held that same evening so parking in our lot will be limited.
v Advent Penance Service: Dec. 20th at 2:00 p.m.
v February 27, 2010: Columbus Catholic Women’s Conference at the Ohio Expo Center-Lausche Building.
St. Mary’s in conjunction with stumpthepriest.com will be hosting a series of talks entitled, “Reasons to Believe.” We will meet the first Thursday of every month at Gresso’s on High Street at 7:00 p.m. The next meeting is on Dec. 3rd. People are encouraged to come early (6:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.) for dinner and fellowship. The evening will consist of a featured wine and wine instruction (this was a huge hit last month), a raffle, a brief talk on why we believe what we believe, and questions answered by Father Josh Wagner from stumpthepriest.com. Start reserving your first Thursdays to come and learn about your faith in an interesting and exciting way and meet new people! Email firstname.lastname@example.org with questions or for more information. Participants pay for their own dinner and drinks.
Christmas Gift Sale of Fine & Costume Jewelry priced below wholesale! Fri, Dec. 4th from 5:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. All proceeds will benefit Seminarians at the Josephinum. This event will be held in the Jessing Center at the Josephinum, 7625 N. High Street and is sponsored by The Friends of the Josephinum. Questions: 614- 985-2234.
DEALING with GRIEF DURING the HOLIDAYS
A timely brochure from the diocesan Marriage and Family Life Office, is available online at
COUNTDOWN TO GALA
The 5th annual St Mary Gala will be held on January 30, 2010 at the Columbus Athenaeum. Tickets purchased prior to Dec. 31st will receive a $20.00 discount for each ticket. All funds raised go toward tuition assistance for St. Mary students. Watch the bulletin for further updates.
The MARRIAGE and FAMILY
A free heath care workshop for
age 60 and over will be held on Tues. Dec. 1st from
to or at the Central Community House located
· Understand your health insurance/Medicare
· Communicate with your doctor
· Locate affordable health care resources.
For more information contact Helen at 545.2703 or email email@example.com