THIS WEEK IN OUR PARISH
6:00 p.m. Choir practice (11:30 choir)
WEDNESDAY, February 24
6:00 p.m. Adoration at Corpus Christi
6:30 p.m. Mass at Corpus Christi
FRIDAY, February 26
9:45 a.m. For victims of natural disaster
Ludwig J. Heigel
7:00 p.m. Stations of the Cross @ St. Mary
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, Elizabeth “Betty” Reiner
RCIA – 2009 – 2010
The RCIA session this week will be devoted to “The Moral Life of the Christian”. 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!
SACRAMENT SCHEDULE CHANGE
Father will not be available for confession on
Monday, February 22nd.
SCHOOL MASS TIME CHANGE
The weekly school mass normally held on Wednesday will be held on Friday. Note, this applies to this week only.
LITURGICAL/VOLUNTEER SCHEDULES for Feb. 27-28, 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 P.M. Mariel Hayes Lori Mitchell John Lamotte, Don Alexander, Rita Alexander
Juan Durano John Rees Ann Martin, Russ Martin, Open Evelyn Holleran
9:00 A.M. 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 A.M. Mary Weilbacher Pam Mortimer Angie Stoller, Tommy Zervas, Ann Anderson
Katie Price, Morgan Dawson open Sandra Thompson, Tyler Lawler, Annie Minner Jacquelyn Carone
Collection counters for the 4th Sunday of the month: Don and Rose Hodgson
ST. MARY’S on FACEBOOK
Become a Fan of St. Mary’s on FACEBOOK! Stay up to date with the events and news from St. Mary’s and meet new people by becoming a fan of St. Mary’s Catholic Church on Facebook! This is a great way to stay connected throughout the week.
LOOKING for a WAY to GIVE BACK
Many nursing home residents have no regular visitors or may not have family living nearby. The Long Term Care Ombudsman Program is looking for volunteers to visit nursing home residents in central Ohio. For only 2 hours a week you can make a difference in someone’s life. Please contact Ruthie Fortkamp at 614.857.1230 for additional information.
The PONTIFICAL COLLEGE JOSEPHINUM….. welcomes the general public to its commemoration of the Feast of St. Patrick at the seminary’s fifth annual Irish Fest on February 27, 2010, from 5:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m. The event celebrating Irish culture and heritage will be preceded by Mass at 4:30 p.m. in the seminary’s St. Turibius Chapel, followed by an evening of traditional Irish music, food and dance. One hundred percent of the profit benefits seminarians in financial need.
Tickets may be purchased at the door and are $20 for adults and $5 for youth age 11-16. Children under 11 are free. Pre-sale tickets ($15 adults; $5 youth age 11-16) may be purchased until 4 p.m. on Friday, February 26. Call 614-885-5585 to purchase tickets by phone via credit card, or visit the reception desk in the main lobby of the Josephinum during business hours (weekdays 8:30 a.m.to 4:30 p.m.). Parking is free.
4-S CLUB – LADIES AUX. DINNER
The ladies of the 4-S Club will host dinner on Sunday, Feb. 21st from noon until 3:00 p.m. Come and enjoy baked lasagna, tossed salad, garlic bread and dessert, all for $7.00 per person. Carry out available, call 443-0524.
Thank you to all new and returning readers of the Catholic Times. Contact the parish office if you missed the special collection and learn how to sign-up for the upcoming year for just $17.00 (parish rate). As an evangelization tool, Bishop Campbell encourages all Catholic households in the diocese to receive and read our diocesan newspaper, the Catholic Times.
2010 YOUNG ADULT CONFERENCE
Reboot Your Relationships.
Have you ever wished you could hit
Ctrl+Alt+Del on your life and reboot yourself and your relationships with God
and others? This is the perfect opportunity to meet, retreat, network, reflect,
learn, relax, and grow.
Saturday, April 10th, 9:00 am - 5:00 p.m. at Christ the King Church, Columbus. For more information visit YoungAdultConference.org
2010 DIOCESAN RESPECT LIFE CONFERENCE….
featuring nationally renowned speaker, Fr. Tadeusz Pacholczyk, Ph.D., Director of Education and Ethicist of the National Catholic Bioethics Center. The conference will be held on Saturday, March 6th from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. at St. Patrick's, 280 N. Grant Ave. The cost is $15.00, which includes lunch. To register, contact the diocesan office for Social Concerns at 614.241.2540.
The MARRIAGE and FAMILY LIFE OFFICE….. encourages you to visit our department web page on the diocesan web site. Here you will find program information, links to other helpful sites, and current and past MFLO quarterly mailings. We invite families as well as school and parish leadership to turn to us for these electronic resources for ways to make sacramental preparation a family event, for tips on strengthening marriage, for Lent and Easter ideas – and for every Holy/holiday and life event in between. Visit www.FamilyLife.colsdioc.org. Use this tool to help make and keep your family life sacred and as meaningful and holy as God intended.
WHAT WE BELIEVE, WHAT WE CELEBRATE, HOW WE LIVE, HOW WE PRAY
For a variety of suggestions and resources to facilitate your Lenten practice and your journey with Christ, visit the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops' Lent webpage at http://www.usccb.org/lent.
MEN’S WEEKEND RETREAT
A silent retreat for men will be held at St. Therese’s the weekend of March 26-28. The theme will be “Sin, Conversion and the Call to Holiness: A Message of Divine Mercy”. For additional information contact Jack Dyas at 614.580.7807 or Bob Muetzel at 614.299.7700.