THIS WEEK IN OUR PARISH
6:00 p.m. Choir practice (11:30 choir)
WEDNESDAY, August 25
FRIDAY, August 27
At Home : Catherine Allen, Charlie Campbell, Josephine Calabro, Frank Carrick, Judy Hall, Mary Ann Koch, Tim McManus, Al Moeller, Mary Ann Prager, Larry Schwartz, Tyler Zust, James Johnson, Betty Friedlinghaus, Charles Walker, Paul Wingert, Jake Sterpka,, Margaret Campbell, Evelyn Holleran, Ruth Neal, Julieann Miles, Maryann Neymeyer. Monica and Jean, Mary Kay Oris
9:00 a.m. CHOIR REHEARSAL SCHEDULE
The 9:00 a.m. choir will resume regular weekly rehearsals beginning Wednesday, Sept. 8th at 7:00 p.m. If you are interested in joining the choir please contact the office or see Mark Plescia.
BEGINNING SOON: 2010-11 RCIA
Another year of RCIA will begin with a cookout on the rectory patio on Tuesday, Sept. 7th at 6:30 p.m. If you know anyone that is interested in learning about the Catholic faith; has been away from the church; has not been confirmed; or if you would like to be a sponsor for someone this year, then the Rite of Christian Initiation (RCIA) is for you. RCIA sessions will be held each Tuesday evening starting at 7:00 p.m. Attending the classes does not obligate you to enter the Church at Easter. Watch the bulletin for further updates.
2010-2011 BIBLE STUDY
The bible study group will resume their study of the Word of God with the book of Galatians. Meetings will be held each Tuesday. The starting date has yet to be determined.
Watch the bulletin for further updates.
LITURGICAL/VOLUNTEER SCHEDULES for August 28-29, 2010 (5th Sunday of the Month)
Extraordinary Ministers are reminded to cleanse the vessels after each Mass
TIME ALTAR SERVER LECTOR EXTRAORDINARY MINISTER SACRISTAN
5th Sunday liturgical ministers needed, please sign up on the sheets located under the pictures of Pope Benedict and Bishop Campbell.
Collection counters for the 5th Sunday of the month: Rose and Don Hodgson
BREAKFAST with the BISHOP
Catholic Social Services’ 18th annual Breakfast with the Bishop will be Friday, September 17, from 7:45 – 9:15 a.m. at the Hyatt Regency Ballroom, 350 North High Street. Bishop Campbell will address why the Church is involved in community social services and in celebration of the 100th anniversary of Catholic Charities USA, the Reverend Larry Snyder, president, will share how the Church carries out these community service efforts.
Join Bishop Campbell for breakfast and learn more about the impact you make through your support of Catholic Social Services. Tickets are $40 each and sponsorship levels are available. . For details, contact Merry Ralston at 614-857-1236 or email@example.com or visit http://www.colscss.org/
Fr. Timothy M. Hayes, Pastor of St. Timothy Church and the St. Timothy Knights of Columbus invite all to the Blue Mass which honors and recognizes the sacrifice of police, firefighters, paramedics, emergency medical crews, and all members of the public safety community and those who have given their lives in service to their communities. This mass will be held on Friday, September 10, 2010 at 5:00 p.m. at St. Timothy.
THE COLUMBUS CATHOLIC WOMEN’S CONFERENCE in collaboration with the St. Andrew’s Women’s Club is proud to announce the first Columbus Catholic Women’s Breakfast, September 25, 2010 at St. Andrew Church, 1899 McCoy Rd. Mass begins at 9:00 a.m. and a catered breakfast will follow in Nugent Hall. Speaker Rachel Muha of the Brian Muha Foundation will share her story of forgiveness and her work with inner city children at the Run the Race Center. Cost is 10.00. For more information and to register online, visit www.columbuscatholicwomen.com
MARK YOUR CALENDAR
The 5th annual St. Mary Golf Outing is scheduled for Sunday, September 19, 2010. This event will be held at Foxfire Golf Club, Lockbourne, OH. All proceeds benefit St. Mary School tuition assistance fund and is sponsored by the 4-S Club.
Registration forms are available at the back of church.
Beginning next week, Monday, August 23rd , the week day mass schedule will be as follows:
Father Sylvester will celebrate daily masses until Father Thomas’s return and due to his prior commitments these changes were necessary. This schedule will remain in effect until further notice.
v The weekly school mass will be held each Tuesday at 9:45 a.m. with Father Domico as the celebrant. The first school mass of the new school year will be on August. 31st.
v The schedule for 1st Friday Exposition of the Blessed Sacrament is still being worked out; please check the bulletin for further updates.
The PONTIFICAL COLLEGE JOSEPHINUM…is looking for the donation of outdoor benches for our campus. If you have or know anyone who has any new or slightly used benches that you would like to donate please call Carrie Gram at 614-985-2234. All donations are considered tax deductible.
A SILENT WEEKEND RETREAT FOR MEN…..will be held at St. Therese’s on September 10-12, 2010. Father Angelo Anthony, C.P.P.S. will be the retreat director and the theme will be “We are Redeemed in the Blood of Christ”. For additional information contact Tim Kennedy at 614-855-2105 or Charles Kielkopf at 614-268-0175.
PUT CHRIST AT THE CENTER OF YOUR MARRIAGE
Open your hearts to the special grace of matrimony by attending a Worldwide Marriage Encounter weekend! The next Marriage Encounter weekends, both in central Ohio, are September 24-26 and November 5-7. For more information or to register, contact Paul & Marilou Clouse at 740-746-9003 or visit our website at www.wwmecolumbus.org
HOMECOMING FESTIVAL GRAND PRIZE RAFFLE WINNER: Catherine Reeb, a St. Mary alumni family.