THIS WEEK IN OUR PARISH
6:00 p.m. Choir practice (11:30 choir)
WEDNESDAY, September 29
FRIDAY, October 1
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, Ruth Neal, Julieann Miles, Maryann Neymeyer. Monica and Jean, Mary Kay Oris, Father Thomas
DATES TO REMEMER
ü Catholic Social Services and St. Mary have joined together for the fifth annual Service Saturday to be held on Oct. 16, 2010 at 9:00 a.m. If you are interested in volunteering please call Ann at 445-9668 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
ü Columbus Marathon is scheduled for Oct. 17, 2010.
RCIA SCHEDULE CHANGE
The topic of discussion for this session will be Truth. Meetings are held each Thurs. at 7:00 p.m. in the Atrium.
LITURGICAL/VOLUNTEER SCHEDULES for October 2-3, 2010 (1st Sunday of the Month)
Extraordinary Ministers are reminded to cleanse the vessels after each Mass
TIME ALTAR SERVER LECTOR EXTRAORDINARY MINISTER SACRISTAN
Jonathan Engle Don Smeltzer Marissa
Tim Engle Ann Graf Miles Drake, open, open Tina Nierman
Nate Gain Annie Ruefle Jack Auer, Christina Badurina, Mike Gerlach
Augie & Charlie Collins Brian Collins Bonnie Jones, Amanada Breitfeller, open, open, open Pat Smith
Anthony Bartholomew Pat Dineen Sandy Brown, Linnan Duren, Pam Mortimer
Will Martello, Andy Price Mary Kelly David Martello, open, open Sandy Brown
Collection counters for the 1st Sunday of the month: Rose and Don Hodgson
FOR THOSE WHO
The Greater Columbus community will be uniting with hundreds of cities from all 50 states in the 40 Days for Life campaign. Faithful believers are praying that this effort will mark the end of abortion in America. These peaceful prayer vigils will take place at local area abortion facilities. For more information contact Greater Columbus Right to Life at
The Franciscan Sisters at the Franciscan House of Discernment and Hospitality are hosting a discernment weekend on Oct. 1-2, 2010 for women interested in religious life. The theme, Living the Franciscan Spirit in the 21st Century, will explore what it means to live a vowed religious life modeled after Francis of Assisi and their foundress, Magdalen Damen. For further information, please see the flyer posted on the bulletin board in the back of church or call Sr. Theresa Schnieder or Sr. Mary Doone at 614-725-0784.
IS RESPECT FOR
October is Respect Life Month and Sunday, October 3, 2010, is Respect Life Sunday. “The Measure of Love is to Love Without Measure” is the theme of the 2010-2011 Respect Life Program. For additional information, contact the diocesan Office of Social Concerns at 614-241-2540 or visit the U.S. Catholic Bishops’ website at www.usccb.org/prolife
The Nationwide Columbus Marathon needs your help! There are over 50 intersections along the German Village part of the marathon course. The more monitors at streets and alleys, the easier and safer it will be for runners, residents and drivers. All volunteers will receive a Marathon t-shirt, coffee and doughnuts, a post-race volunteer party, and the gratitude of the runners and residents of German Village. To volunteer please call or email the parish office at 445-9668 or email@example.com orcontact Mike Boylan at firstname.lastname@example.org or 493-4443. The marathon is scheduled for Sunday, October, 17th.
CALL TO CONVERSION
The 65th annual convention of the Columbus Council of Catholic Women will be held on October 16th from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. at St. Andrew, 1899 McCoy Road. Please see the poster on the bulletin board at the back of church or call the DCCW office at 228-8601. To register online visit www.dccw.colsdioc.org
Please remember to contact the parish office if you have recently moved, had a new baby, or changed your phone number. This will allow us to maintain accurate and up to date parish records.
The COMING HOME NETWORK INTERNATIONAL…is hosting their 8th annual conference in Columbus, Ohio on October 24-24. The theme is How Firm a Foundation~Authority of the Sacred Scriptures. This is an event not to be missed, bringing together some of our nation’s leading Catholic speakers; among them Columbus’ own Msgr. Frank Lane and Bishop Frederick Campbell. Others on the list include Marcus Grodi and Dr. Scott and Kimberly Hahn. For more information contact The Coming Home Network International at
MARK YOUR CALENDAR
Young adults, the next meeting of Vino et Veritas is scheduled for the 2nd Thursday in October, 10/14/10, at 7:00 p.m. This meeting will be held at Plank’s on Parsons.
With Jason’s departure we have some holes to fill. We are looking for all you decorators out there to form a team that will decorate the church at Christmas and Easter. This is another way you can give back. Please contact the parish office if you are interested in joining this team.