THIS WEEK IN OUR PARISH
6:00 p.m. Choir practice (11:30 choir)
WEDNESDAY, January 20
9:45 a.m. All school mass-the people of Haiti
6:00 p.m. Adoration at Corpus Christi
6:30 p.m. Mass at Corpus Christi
FRIDAY, January 22
12:00 noon Wilma Weilbacher
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, Virginia and Tim Deweese, Jake Sterpka, Brian Burson, Margaret Campbell
RCIA – 2009 – 2010
The topic for this week is “The Gift of Life” presented by Father Mark Hammond. 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!
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.
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. 23-24, 2010 (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, Don Alexander, Rita Alexander
Juan Durano John Rees Ann Martin, Russ Martin, Open Evelyn Holleran
9:00 AM Nate Gain Mike Keebaugh Dave & Marge Smigelski, Ray & Terry Thomas, Michael Badurina
Dominic Mattox 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 open Sandra Thompson, Tyler Lawler, Annie Minner Jacquelyn Carone
COFFEE & DOUGHNUTS: Jan. 24-Cecilia & Mike Chambers Pray for our men and women in uniform
Collection counters for the 4th Sunday of the month: Don and Rose Hodgson
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.
ANNULMENT PROCESS PRESENTATION
The Diocesan Marriage and Family Life Office is sponsoring “Understanding the Annulment Process,” Friday, February 12, 7:00 p.m., at St. John Neumann Church, 9633 East State Route 37, Sunbury, OH 43074. Msgr. John K. Cody, JCL, Adjutant Judicial Vicar of the Diocese of Columbus Tribunal, will explain the Church’s position on divorce and give an overview on the annulment procedure. There is no fee, but pre-registration is requested. Contact the Marriage and Family Life Office at 614/241-2560 or E-Mail FLOMailbox@colsdioc.org for additional information or to register.
The MARRIAGE and FAMILY LIFE Office…. reminds you that January 18th is Martin Luther King, Jr. Day. As a Christian nonviolent civil rights leader, Martin Luther King, Jr. understood that “Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere.” You may want to pray these words with your family: Gracious God, you create us and love us and make us to live together in community. We thank you for Martin Luther King, Jr. and all your children who have been filled with your vision and who have worked to bring it into reality. Guide us to live by your vision, working to build the community where everyone is welcomed and valued, power is shared, and all your children know wholeness and well-being. Through Jesus Christ we pray. Amen.
Join us for a preview of Gala Silent Auction
Stop by the Atrium after Mass on Jan. 23rd & 24th to check out many of the wonderful items available at the Gala and Silent Auction. Even if you are unable to attend the Gala, you can still make a bid on an item! Have you bought your Gala tickets and your tuition raffle tickets yet? Time is running out!
YEAR END STATEMENTS….will soon be in the mail to everyone. With that in mind, please contact the parish office if your mailing address has changed in 2009.
The Catholic Laymen’s Retreat League invites you to spend a weekend at St. Therese’s on Feb. 12-14, 2010 for an Interactive Weekend Retreat for Men. Father John D. Corbett, O.P. will be the retreat director and the theme will be “Our friends and Our Enemies” For more information contact Gary Hasson at 614.216.4500 or Mark Hasson at 614.734.0591.
2010 PARISH DIRECTORIES
Your annual updated parish directories should deliver to you no later than Feb. 10th. Please contact the parish office at 445.9668 if you have not received your directory by this date.