THIS WEEK IN OUR PARISH

THIS WEEK IN OUR PARISH

 

 

 

 

SATURDAY, January 30

           3:00 p.m.       Confession

         4:00 p.m.            Charles & Leonore Britt and Sister Pat, OSF 

                               

SUNDAY, January 31

       9:00 a.m.        Parishioners of St. Mary  

                                      Coffee and Doughnuts 

      11:30 a.m.         Jackie Hagwood  

        7:00 p.m.         Bing0

 

MONDAY, February 1

    12:00 noon       Charles & Leonore Britt and Sister Pat, OSF 

                                       Confession following Mass

 

TUESDAY, February 2

       12:00 noon      Special Intention  

       6:00 p.m.           Choir practice (11:30 choir)

 

WEDNESDAY, February 3

        9:45 a.m.        School Mass – Marian Fontaine

      12:00 noon     Christopher Carpenter        

         6:00 p.m.         Bible study-Specht Center

          7:00 p.m.       Choir practice (9:00 choir)

          7:00 p.m.       R.C.I.A. - Atrium

                                     

THURSDAY, February 4     

                                      No Noon Mass at St. Mary 

       6:00 p.m.           Adoration at Corpus Christi

       6:30 p.m.           Mass at Corpus Christi

 

FRIDAY, February 5

       12:00 noon    Mr. Mrs. R. Russell Thomas  

 

SATURDAY,         February 6

           3:00 p.m.       Confession

         4:00 p.m.      Parishioners of St. Mary

                                      Doerbecker baptism – after mass

                               

SUNDAY, February 7

       9:00 a.m.        Ruth Thompson  

                                      Creekmur baptism – after mass

                                      Coffee and Doughnuts 

      11:30 a.m.         Mark Paluszak    

        7:00 p.m.         Bing0

 

 

 

 

 

 

OFFERTORY – Jan. 23-24, 2010

Offertory: $4,426.00

 ECO deposits: $1,067.00 (weekly & bi-weekly)

Total offering: $5,493.00

Bingo receipts for Jan. 24, 2010:  $2,558.00

Jackpot: $7,400.00

Come and play, have a good time and support St. Mary

 

Refresh them Lord, with your healing grace.

Please remember in your prayers:

Nursing Home:  Evelyn Spiert, Donna Whitacre, Wilma Rose

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, Evelyn Holleran, Marty Jarrett, Ruth Neal

If you are admitted to a hospital St. Mary’s may not be notified. Please ask a family member to call us.   

 

RCIA – 2009 – 2010

The RCIA session this week will be devoted to Prayer, Meditation and Reflection. 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!

 

2010 PARISH DIRECTORIES

Your annual updated parish directory should be delivered 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.

 

 

MARK YOUR CALENDAR

February 27, 2010: Columbus Catholic Women’s Conference at the Ohio Expo Center-Lausche Building. Visit www.columbuscatholicwomen.com for additional information or to register on line.

 

March 6, 2010: Register now to attend the 13th Annual Columbus Diocese’s Catholic Men’s Conference at the Ohio Expo Center-Lausche Building. To register Click on Link: www.columbuscatholicmen.com

 

March 14, 2010: The annual Daughter’s of Erin breakfast. Watch your bulletin for further information.

 


 

LITURGICAL/VOLUNTEER SCHEDULES for Feb. 6-7, 2010 (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, Rose Albert                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          Mary Kelly                                    Linnan Duren, Pam Mortimer, David Martello                      Sandy Brown

         

  

COFFEE & DOUGHNUTS: Feb. 7 – Christa, Erin & Megan McKernan                Pray for our men and women in uniform

 

Collection counters for the 1st Sunday of the month: Don and Rose Hodgson


 

REMINDERS

 

 

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.  

 

 

BIBLE STUDY

Are you interested in learning about the word of God? The St. Mary’s Bible study will be finishing 1st Corinthians and moving on to 2nd Corinthians.  If you would like to join the study please mark your calendars for March 3rd and join us for a social at Plank’s on Parsons Avenue. Bible study meets every Weds. at 6:00 p.m. and all are welcome! You do not need to have read or studied 1st Corinthians to participate.

 

 

UPCOMING RETREAT

logoThe 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.

 

 

YOUNG ADULTS… are invited to a gathering at Gresso’s, the first Thursday in February, Feb. 4th, at 7:00 p.m.  Please mark your calendar and plan on attending.  This is a great opportunity to network with other fellow Catholics and to learn about your faith.  

      On a separate note, young adults should also mark their calendar for a conference on Saturday, April 10th, at Christ the King church. The cost is $30.00.  Watch the bulletin for further updates.

 

 

MAINTENANCE UPDATES

Thanks to your generosity during the Bells of St. Mary’s Campaign, we are beginning to make improvements to our beautiful church and grounds. Recently, we made much needed repairs to our boiler in the Burkley center.  You will start to see in the weeks and months ahead some improvement made to the interior of the church.  Stay tuned and keep an eye out!  Again, these improvements are only possible because of your generous donations! 

 

NEW ANNOUNCEMENTS

 

 

 

CONGRATULATIONS to ST. MARY SCOUTS

At last Sunday’s Scout Day, Bishop Campbell presented the Light of Christ Award to Sean Price, Ben Weilbacher, Michael Gain and Erick Breceda. Anthony Metnes received the Parvuli Dei Award. The scouts studied for months in preparation for this honor.

 

WORLD MARRIAGE DAY - FEB.14, 2010

The Marriage and Family Life Office and the Diocesan Marriage Ministries Leadership Council call your attention to World Marriage Day. Plan to celebrate this special day at St. Elizabeth Pastors’ Hall from 2:00-4:30 p.m. Deacon Phil Paulucci will share insights on “Using the Wisdom of Scripture to Enrich Your Marriage.” Light refreshments will follow. Contact the Marriage and Family Life Office at 614/241-2560 or visit FLOMailbox@colsdioc.org to register by Monday, February 8th, or for additional information.

 

 

HAITIAN RELIEF UPDATE

Your generous contributions to the 2nd collection at each of the masses last weekend resulted in a donation of $3,802.87 from St. Mary. St. Mary School will be holding an event in February to raise funds for Haitian relief. Please watch your bulletin for an update.

 

CONGRATULATIONS to this year’s Gala Honorees, Fr. Michael Watson and Annie Ruefle. Thank you to everyone who volunteered; purchased a ticket or donated an item to make the Gala a success!

 

YOUTH GROUP ACTIVITIES

The youth group will be watching the super bowl in the atrium on Sunday, February 7th.  The game kicks off at 6:00 p.m.  Pizza and board games will also be available. 

   Father Thomas is considering scheduling a retreat for high school students on Sunday/Monday, February 14th and 15th.  If interested contact Father at 580.0421 Please reply by February 5th to reserve you spot.

 

 

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