THIS WEEK IN OUR PARISH
6:00 p.m. Choir practice (11:30 choir)
WEDNESDAY, January 13
9:45 a.m. Mary Heimlich-school mass
6:00 p.m. Adoration at Corpus Christi
6:30 p.m. Mass at Corpus Christi
FRIDAY, January 15
12:00 noon Agnes Geist
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
RCIA – 2009 – 2010
The topic for this week is “The Sacrament of the Anointing of the Sick”. 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 Catholic faith. All are welcome!
LIVING WITH BENEDICT RETREATS
The Benedictine Monks of St. Andrew Abbey in Cleveland welcome men between the ages of 18-45 who wish to discern a monastic vocation to attend “Living with Benedict” weekend retreats scheduled for Feb. 12-14, 2010. For more information contact Fr. Gerard, OSB at firstname.lastname@example.org
The quarterly Jordon Conference session for parents who wish to have a child baptized will be held on January 26, 2010 at 7:00 p.m. in the atrium. Please contact the parish office at 445-9668 to confirm your attendance.
LITURGICAL/VOLUNTEER SCHEDULES for Jan. 16-17, 2010 (3rd 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 Open John Lamotte Chris Hilles, Pat Morris, Lois Morris,
Open Tina Nierman Andrea Fannin, Open, Open Tina Nierman
9:00 AM Charlie Collins Rick Driscoll Frances Melton, Marianne Metnes, Sheila Naegale, Cecelia Reis,
Edie Collins Mary Kay Oris Mike Chambers, Carolyn Redwood, Bertha Hilsheimer, open Frances Melton
11:30 AM Delaney Dawson Jimmy Vogt Elizabeth Vogt, Mike and Maureen Keebaugh,
Rebecca & Jillian Vogt Kathleen Haytas Open, Open, Open Frances Melton
COFFEE & DOUGHNUTS: Jan. 17-Knights of Columbus Pray for our men and women in uniform
Collection counters for the 3rd Sunday of the month: Betty Contosta and Evelyn Holleran
The MARRIAGE and FAMILY LIFE OFFICE…is offering an eight-week workshop for individuals going through the divorce process. The series will begin on Thur., January 28, 2010 from 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. at the Catholic Center, 197 E. Gay Street. The registration fee is $40.00; financial assistance is available. For additional information go to www.FamilyLife.colsdioc.org or call 614.241.2560.
MARRIAGE AND FAMILY LIFE OFFICE
Take a new look at intimacy by enrolling in an Natural Family Planning workshop, offered through the Marriage and Family Life Office and hosted by St. Paul the Apostle Parish, Westerville. The five-session workshop begins Wednesday evening, January 13, 2010, 7 - 9 pm, and continues on January 27, February 10, March 10, and April 14. The registration is only $60 per couple and includes all instructional materials; financial assistance is available. For more information or to register for the workshop, contact the Marriage and Family Life Office at (614)241-2560 or FLOMailbox@colsdioc.org
RESPECT LIFE MASS-DAY OF PENANCE & PRAYER
At 10:30 a.m. on Friday, January 22, 2010, Bishop Campbell will celebrate mass at St. Joseph Cathedral in observance of the “day of penance for violations to the dignity of the human person committed through acts of abortion, and of prayer for the full restoration of the legal guarantee of the right to life”. This day of penance and prayer falls on the anniversary of the January 22, 1973, U.S. Supreme Court decision Roe v. Wade. All are invited to attend. For more information, contact the diocesan Office of Social Concerns at 614.241.2540. To find information about the Church’s teaching on pro-life issues, visit the U.S. Catholic Bishops’ website at
RALLY for LIFE
The annual Rally for Life will be on Friday, January 22, 2010, from noon to 1:00 p.m. at the Statehouse, corner of Broad and High Streets. The rally is open to all ages. For additional information contact the Greater Columbus Right to Life at 614.445.8508.
CATHOLIC MAN of the YEAR
Join the Most Reverend Frederick F. Campbell, Bishop of Columbus as he presents the Columbus Diocese 2010 Catholic Man of the Year Award. You will be inspired and strengthened to continue living your vocation as a Catholic man after hearing the tremendous story of this year's winner. Mark your calendar for: Fri., Feb. 5th, at St. Patrick Church, following the 11:45 a.m. Mass with the program concluding at 1:15 p.m. Reservations are not needed. The cost is $10 for adults and $5 for students to cover the meal and meeting costs.
NEWS FROM AREA HIGH SCHOOLS
Bishop Ready High School is sponsoring a Youth Basketball Cheerleading Camp at the school on Wed. and Thur., Feb. 10 and 11, from 4:00 to 5:30 p.m. The camp is for girls ages 4 through 13 (through 8th grade). Cost per participant is $40; those who register on or before the deadline of Monday, January 25, will receive a gift.
Participants will take part in a cheerleading performance at the Ready Home Basketball Game on Fri., Feb. 12.To register, or for more information, please call Michelle Kelly at Bishop Ready: 614-276-7827 or send an e-mail to email@example.com.
St. Charles Preparatory School will offer its annual scholarship test to prospective students at 9 a.m. and
1 p.m. on Saturday, January 30. The test results are used to determine who will receive academically-based scholarships and grants offered by the school to its students for the 2010-2011 school year. For the 2009-10
school year alone, St. Charles is providing more than $1 million in academic and financial aid to its students.
The test is open to all eighth grade boys in Franklin or
the other surrounding counties that compromise Central
Ohio. Anyone interested must register by calling
Laurie Berndt in the school office at 614-252-6714 between
8:30 a.m. and 4 p.m. Monday through Friday.
SPECIAL COLLECTION-NEXT WEEKEND
The 3rd weekend of January, the 16th and 17th, has been designated for a special collection for the Propagation of the Faith. Your donations will serve to spread the word of God through the ministry of Christ’s missionaries throughout the world. Please use your pre-printed collection envelopes or mark your envelope accordingly so these funds can be posted accurately.
TUITION RAFFLE TICKETS on SALE NOW!
For just $20, you have a chance to win a $5,000 tuition
scholarship to ANY school (preschool, elementary school,
high school or college) towards a designated tuition bill
for the 2010-2011 school year or deposited directly into a 529 account. out-of-state schools too! Buy your tickets from
the parish office or during the Coffee & Doughnut hour
any Sunday through Jan. 24th. The winning ticket will be
pulled at the Gala on Jan. 30!
MASS & SACRAMENT CHANGES FOR JANUARY
There will be no mass or confessions on Monday, January 18th.
There will be mass on Monday, January 25th, but Father will not be available for confessions.